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Our goal is to help emerging local creatives and their brands flourish. We have tons of events planned this year, and would love to have you join us.

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Top local markets and arts festivals in Dallas/Fort Worth.
For creators, by creators.

Our markets were founded by creatives and created specifically to give you the best chance at success.

Our team produced over 20 markets and festivals in 2019, and we have more than 40 planned for 2020.

WHAT TO EXPECT when working with us
Well-marketed, high traffic events

We ensure our events are well marketed, with lots of interested attendees that you can sell to.

Great organization and communication

We pride ourselves on being organized and communicating clearly with all of our vendors. For each event, we provide a detailed vendor page with load-in information, site map, marketing materials, and helpful tips so you will be fully prepared.

Top quality vendors

We curate each market with local makers who sell high-quality products and are a fit for the event and its demographics.

General Acceptance Criteria

Each market has different acceptance criteria. Please check the requirements for a specific event lower on this page.

Generally, we accept the following for all of our markets:

  1. Locally based creatives, makers, and brands (within 100 miles of Dallas/Fort Worth).
  2. You make the products you sell, or have a hand in the design of your products. Resellers are typically not allowed, with exceptions for sellers of vintage clothing and vinyl records. Direct sales / affilliate marketing companies are never allowed.

What we look for:

  1. High-quality products
  2. Accessible price points (typically under $250 with items available under $100)
  3. Active social media and online presence
  4. Unique items that stand on their own in a crowded market
  5. Sustainable & ethical business practices
event information
All Out Trinity: Community Marketplace

Saturday, March 28, 2020  ·  9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Dallas, Texas — Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge
3101 Gulden Ln, Dallas, TX 75212

All Out Trinity is the largest outdoor day of fitness and culture in Dallas with over 5,000 participants and attendees. Hosted throughout Harold Simmons Park, All Out Trinity includes a run, bike race, yoga, a community marketplace, and other activities on the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge and Felix H. Lozada Sr. Gateway.

Acceptance Criteria

All DFW-based creatives, makers, and brands are open to apply.

West Dallas / Oak Cliff neighborhood residents can apply for a reduced price space. 5 will be chosen by the All Out Trinity staff.

Requirements

— All vendors using tents must secure their tent with 20 lbs per leg (80+ lbs total).

Spaces & Pricing

All spaces for this event are 10 ft x 10 ft.

Pricing of spaces for this event is tiered based on how close your booth is to the main plaza. All booths will receive tons of traffic (over 4,000 attendees), but those closest to the plaza will have the most visibility.

Payment will be collected when you submit the application.

TIERS

Tier 1 — $300.00 — 12 spaces

Tier 2 — $225.00 — 14 spaces

Tier 3 — $150.00 — 6-10 spaces (Children's section next to Playground)

Tier 4 — $75.00 — 20-50 spaces

Neighborhood Resident (Tier 4) — $25.00 — limited to 5 spaces

* Sales Tax and Card Processing Fees are additional *

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING + ACCEPTANCE / REFUNDS
  1. Please choose the top tier that you prefer on the application. Submissions will be juried and curated for each section by the All Out Trinity and Lively Local Markets staff.
  2. If you are not chosen for your preferred tier, you may still be accepted for a space at a lower tier. If so, we will refund the difference of the tiers.
  3. If you are not accepted, we will notify you and refund your space fee in full.

What We Provide

We provide a 10 foot x 10 foot space, marked along the ground.

There will be no access to power or wifi - please plan accordingly.

Load-In & Setup

This is a very unique event as the Community Marketplace (vendor area) is located fully on the Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge. (The view of the Dallas skyline is truly awesome.)

Due to the complex nature of the event, all vendors must load in fully the afternoon or evening before the event (on Friday, March 27 from 4:00pm to midnight). On the event day it will not be possible to conveniently access the event site for load-in due to road closures and general event setup.

You may partially or fully set up your space on Friday, and may continue to set up your space on Saturday morning. All vendors must be onsite by 8:00am and ready to sell at 9:00am.

We will have overnight security to keep the area secure and watch over your products. There have been no issues with this in years past.

Wind Advisory

Because the Marketplace is located on the pedestrian bridge, you may be subjected to medium gusts of wind. This could disrupt your selling by knocking products over and there is a danger of your tent flying away (it has happened!).

Therefore we will be requiring weights of 20 lbs or more on each leg of your tent for the entire event. Vendors without proper weights will be asked to continue without a tent or leave for safety reasons.

In addition, we highly recommend using side walls for your tent, which will help shield you from any gusts of wind. They are also useful for securing your tent overnight on Friday. (These are not a requirement, but again, highly recommended.)

Refund Policy

Full refunds will be available up to 30 days prior to the event. Cancellations within 8-30 days of the event will be provided with a credit to use toward space fees at future Lively events. Cancellations within 7 days of the event will result in your space fee being forfeited, as vendors will already be announced and we will not have enough time to find a replacement.

The event is rain or shine. If there is extreme severe weather and the organizers or the City of Dallas decide to cancel the event or activities on the bridge, full refunds or future event credits will be issued.

event information
The Market at Park Lane

Saturday, October 3, 2020  ·  Saturday, November 7, 2020  ·  Saturday, December 5, 2020 ·  Saturday, December 19, 2020
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Dallas, Texas — The Shops at Park Lane
8080 Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75231

Come shop local at The Shops at Park Lane this spring - featuring over 30 local artisan vendors, live music, a photo booth, activities, and more!

We have partnered with The Shops at Park Lane to create a local shopping event series this Fall! The market is located outdoors on a closed street in the heart of the property (between Starbucks and J Crew/Eddie Bauer). This is a great opportunity to sell your goods in one of Dallas' highest visited shopping designations, and an excellent way to reach affluent shoppers from Highland Park and surrounding neighborhoods.

Acceptance Criteria

All DFW-based creatives, makers, and brands are open to apply.

Requirements

— All vendors using tents must secure their tent with 20 lbs per leg (80+ lbs total).

COVID-19 Safety Precautions & Rules

Our number one priority is the safety of our vendors and attendees.

We are using the guidance from the CDC, state, and local officials to host this event in the safest manner possible.

We expect the guidance and requirements to change over time, but the following are items we are considering:

  • Limited capacity inside the event site
  • Limited entrances/exits to help manage a safe capacity
  • Hand Sanitizing required upon entry, with sanitizing stations located throughout the event site
  • Masks required for shoppers and vendors at all times - Masks will be available for purchase or provided free
  • Attendees are asked to not touch items unless absolutely necessary
  • Any food consumption areas where masks would be off are separated from the shopping area
  • Vendor booths will be spaced 6-10 feet apart
  • Vendors must be able to take cashless payments
  • Vendors must sanitize any high-touch areas or items regularly or between uses (ex. credit card readers)

Any vendors who are not feeling well on the event day will be issued a credit for future events - no questions asked.

Spaces & Pricing

All spaces for this event are 10 ft x 10 ft.

Payment will be collected when you submit the application.

Vendor Pricing

Pricing for craft vendors is below. Commercial vendors, food trucks, or sponsors, please contact hello@livelylocalmarkets.com for pricing.

10 x 10 ft — $100.00
10 x 20 ft — $200.00

* Sales Tax and Card Processing Fees are additional *


INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING + ACCEPTANCE / REFUNDS
  1. Please choose the space that you prefer on the application. Submissions will be juried and curated for each section by the Shops at Park Lane and Lively Local Markets staff.
  2. If you are not accepted, we will notify you and refund your space fee in full.

What We Provide

We provide a 10 foot x 10 foot space, marked along the ground.

There will be no access to power or wifi - please plan accordingly. If you need power access, please let us know in your application.

Load-In & Setup

Load-in is from 7:00am to 9:00am. All vendors must be set up at 9:30am. If you need additional time to set up, let us know.

There is plenty of free parking onsite.

Rules for Pre-Packaged Food Vendors

We do allow (and love) pre-packaged food vendors, but have additional rules that you need to follow:

— If you qualify under the Texas Cottage Food Law, you must follow all regulations.

— Texas Cottage Food Law information: https://texascottagefoodlaw.com/

— If you do not qualify under the Cottage Food Law, you may be required to prepare your products in a commercial kitchen, and may require additional permits from the City of Dallas (or city where the market is held) to sell your food at markets.

— All food items must be packaged, and sealed where possible or required by law. Due to COVID-19, we will not allow any unpackaged food items.

— Food items sold in most cases are not intended to be consumed at the Market. Masks will be required inside the market, so it will not be possible to eat inside the market. However, attendees may eat any food products purchased once they exit the market area.

— All food items must be properly labeled, in accordance with the Cottage Food Law (see rules) or other laws which govern food labeling.

— For baked goods, we recommended (but do not require) goods to be labeled with a recommended "consume by" date. Also please inform customers upon purchase of recommended instructions for storage (refrigerate, freeze, keep in cool dry place, etc)

Refund Policy

Full refunds will be available up to 30 days prior to the event. Cancellations within 8-30 days of the event will be provided with a credit to use toward space fees at future Lively events. Cancellations within 7 days of the event will result in your space fee being forfeited, as vendors will already be announced and we will not have enough time to find a replacement.

Due to COVID-19, any vendors who are not feeling well on the event day will be issued a credit for future events - no questions asked.

The event is rain or shine. If there is extreme severe weather and the organizers decide to cancel the event, full refunds or future event credits will be issued.

event information
Midtown Market - Oklahoma City

Saturday, April 18, 2020  ·  Noon – 6:00 pm
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma — Board Bear Press
8080 Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75231

We have partnered with Art Group OKC, Board Bear Press, and Thready or Not to begin a new market event series in Oklahoma City!

We'll be transforming the large parking lot behind Board Bear Press & Thready or Not into a bustling outdoor market and party. Expect over 30 local artist vendors, live music, food trucks, art activities, screenprinting demos by Board Bear Press, and an art installation by Decent Market (Dallas).

The first edition takes place during Midtown Walkabout! Merchants all through midtown will be providing specials, discounts, in-store activities, and giveaways during the event. There will also be free programming to enjoy throughout the district such as face painting, live art, kids’ crafts, a photo booth and more.

Acceptance Criteria

For this market, we will accept vendors from throughout Oklahoma and North Texas.

Requirements

— All vendors using tents must secure their tent with 10 lbs weights per leg (40+ lbs total).

Spaces & Pricing

Spaces available are 6x6ft and 10x10ft. Spaces will be marked along the ground. You must provide your entire setup, including tables, chairs, displays, and tents.

Payment will be collected when you submit the application.

Craft Vendor Pricing

6 x 6 ft — $40.00
10 x 10 ft — $80.00
10 x 20 ft — $160.00

Art Group OKC Members qualify for discounted pricing - please reach out to Virginia Sitzes for more information.

* Sales Tax and Card Processing Fees are additional *


INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING + ACCEPTANCE / REFUNDS
  1. Please choose the space that you prefer on the application. Submissions will be juried and curated for each section by the Shops at Park Lane and Lively Local Markets staff.
  2. If you are not accepted, we will notify you and refund your space fee in full.

What We Provide

Spaces available are 6x6ft and 10x10ft. Spaces will be marked along the ground. You must provide your entire setup, including tables, chairs, displays, and tents.

Tables and chairs are available for rent.

There will be no access to power or wifi - please plan accordingly.

Load-In & Setup

Load-in is from 9:00am to 11:00am. All vendors must be set up by 11:30am. If you need additional time to set up, let us know.

Refund Policy

Full refunds will be available up to 30 days prior to the event. Cancellations within 8-30 days of the event will be provided with a credit to use toward space fees at future Lively events. Cancellations within 7 days of the event will result in your space fee being forfeited, as vendors will already be announced and we will not have enough time to find a replacement.

The event is rain or shine. If there is extreme severe weather and the organizers decide to cancel the event, full refunds or future event credits will be issued.

Q&A
What should i typically expect at your events?

You'll always find high quality products from a curated selection of local makers. In addition, we often have food vendors, photo ops, live music and DJs, live painting, and more! It varies for each event — check out each event's detail page for the scoop.

What types of products will I find at your events?

Art prints, greeting cards, jewelry, home goods, handmade soaps, vintage clothing, vinyl records, beauty products, and more.

Are your events dog friendly?

Most of our events are dog-friendly. Check out the info page for an event to double check if you can bring your pup.

how can i host a market or art event at my property?

We would love to work with you to bring an arts-oriented event to your property. Please view our Event Production page for more details on our capabilities and email us when you are ready at hello@livelylocalmarkets.com

How can i sell at one of your events?

Please check out our Sellers page for information on our upcoming events and vendor requirements.

how can i volunteer at an upcoming event?

We would love an extra hand! Please reach out to us via email and we can plug you in: hello@livelylocalmarkets.com