We are looking for local art and artisan vendors who personally MAKE and/or DESIGN their own handcrafted, handmade goods that are independently distributed and sold. The VAN NESS MADE IN DC POP UP SHOP is a collaboration of Van Ness Main Street and the University of the District of Columbia.
During the Market’s first year in 2016, the two-day market drew more than 3,000 visitors, producing more an average of 500 sales per hour, and over $20,000 in total sales for Market vendors. This year the market will expand to 10 days and will be supported by a variety of activations to draw visitors from across the neighborhood, city, and region.
VAN NESS MADE IN DC POP UP SHOP
Address: 4340 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC
+ MARKET PREVIEW (SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY) | Saturday November 25 (12-5PM)
+ Friday-Sunday December 1-3 (Fridays 3-8PM, Saturday/Sundays 12-5PM)
+ Friday-Sunday December 8-10 (Fridays 3-8PM, Saturday/Sundays 12-5PM)
+ Friday-Sunday December 15-17 (Fridays 3-8PM, Saturday/Sundays 12-5PM)
This marketplace will be open to the public and will feature holiday events and activations to draw visitors from around the neighborhood, city, and region. Participation fee of $75/day will be collected at time of acceptance and includes a 6X10 space (all spaces are sheltered – no need to bring your own tent). Please select the days that you wish to participate from the form below – there is no minimum number of days required for participation.
Deadline for applicants is October 4. Applicants will notified by October 6 of acceptance.
All questions can be mailed to the event coordinator, Ted Jutras at firstname.lastname@example.org.