Frequently asked questions
How do I become a vendor at the Pendleton Christkindlmarkt?
Thank you for your interest in the 2020 Pendleton Christkindlmarkt!
Please thoroughly read through the full application process phases and submit the form below to start your application to become a vendor for this year’s Christkindlmarkt.
Phase One: Fill out the below application, which are reviewed on a rolling basis. The deadline for application is November 6, 2020. The Christkindlmarkt committee will review the applications and therefore reserve the right of refusal.
Phase Two: Invitation to participate and Terms and Conditions are sent to all accepted vendors via email.
Phase Three: Signed Terms and Conditions and Payment ($25 for first evening space, $10 for each additional evening space) are required to confirm participation. Payment must be received within 7 business days of receiving your invitation to participate in order secure space.
Do my gifts need to be handmade?
Mostly yes! Exceptions will be made for certain products. It is important to have an attractive area that is inviting to the visitor. It is to your advantage to have unique and quality goods to intrigue the visitors to shop at your booth.
How many nights can I sign up for?
As many as you'd like!
Comittment to both nights of a weekend is required (Friday evening and Saturday evening). You will be informed of the weekends you have been assigned after review of your application.
Upon acceptance of your application, you are obligated for the entire event time (5pm to 9:30pm).
You are welcome to leave your 10'x10' white canopy tent overnight.
What time is set-up and what do I need to bring?
Set up begins at 4:00pm, one hour prior to the start of the Chriskindlmarkt.
Vendors are provided an 8' table which must be utilized for cohesion. We will provide an offical Christkindlmarkt sign with your company name.
Vendors are required to bring a 10'x10' white tailgating tent. No other color will be accepted. Christmas decor and tablescapes are encouraged.
More information on lighting, etc, is provided in the Terms and Conditions letter.
What is the cost to vendors to participate?
A vendor fee of $25 for first evening space plus $10 for each additional evening space is required to confirm your space. Payment must be recieved within 7 buisness days of receiving your invitation to participate.
The vendor fee provides: designated sales space, one 8' table, one strand Christmast lights, and an offical Christkindlmart sign with your company name.
Reminder - a 10'x10' white canopy tent provided by each vendor is required for participation. These can be left up overnight between the Friday and Saturday evening markets.