Tenleytown Main Street Winter Holiday Market Vendor Application

About This Year’s Market:

The Tenleytown Holiday Market will take place on Wednesday, December 13 from 5pm-10pm at East West Cafe (4619 41st St NW, Washington, DC 20016). 

The market will feature a children’s corner with crafts and the movie Elf. There will be a DJ, live performances, and 20 artisans. The space is large and can fit 200 people at a time.

Important Information:

  1. You must be a DC-based artisan to apply.
  2. Tables will be provided by East West Cafe. You may not bring your own table. Most of the tables are 6′ long and 28′ wide. Three of the tables available are 8′ long and will be shared between two vendors.
  3. You will also be provided a chair.
  4. Some vendors will be outdoors (there will be outdoor heaters) and some will be indoors. Table assignments will be at the discretion of Tenleytown Main Street.
  5. In the event that rain or snow is forecasted, vendors assigned outdoors will be permitted to bring tents. If the forecast does not include rain or snow, no tents will be permitted.
  6. Vendors must be on-site to set up by 3pm. Vendors must remain on-site until 10pm.
  7. The Winter Holiday Market will take place rain or shine. Fees are not refundable.

Selection Process: We are looking for a diverse mix of vendors to ensure a positive attendee experience. In order to achieve this goal, we limit the number of vendors in any given product category. 

Participation Fee: $100.00.

Tenleytown Holiday Market Vendor Application

Your Name(Required)
Business Address(Required)
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    Vendor Agreement

    Please read these terms of participation carefully:
    I understand that some vendors will be placed outdoors and others will be inside. I am willing to accept whichever booth assignment I am given.(Required)
    I understand that this event is to be held rain or shine.(Required)
    In the event that rain or snow is forecasted, vendors assigned outdoors will be permitted to bring tents. If the forecast does not include rain or snow, no tents will be permitted.
    Vendors shall pay a fee for each space reserved. Vendor space will be either a 6' table OR an 8' table that you share with one other vendor. Tables will be provided by East West Cafe. All goods, equipment, and services must remain within that space.(Required)
    Booth locations will be assigned at the discretion of Tenleytown Main Street.(Required)
    1. All space fees shall be paid in full within 7 days from the time the application is accepted.
    2. NO REFUNDS will be issued upon completion of registration and payment.
    3. Vendor set-up is Wednesday, December 13 from 3pm-5pm. Vendor agrees to have table completely set-up and ready for guests at the start time of the market.
    4. Take down of booths will not be allowed until the close of the market (10:00 p.m.). Please plan accordingly.
    5. No vendor or merchant shall emit any noise, such as music or other audio, as there will be live music on-site
    6. The Tenleytown Holiday Market will be held rain or shine, however Tenleytown Main Street reserves the right to cancel due to dangerous weather conditions or other unforeseen emergency circumstances. In the event of cancellations, Tenleytown Main Street will not be liable for damages, claims, expenses or losses. No refunds will be made in the event of a cancellation.
    7. All vendors are responsible for filing sales and use tax forms with the DC Department of Revenue and for paying relevant taxes.
    8. Any vendor, merchant or participant at the market who violates any DC law or regulation, or the supplemental regulations shall be subject to immediate removal from the market and revocation of further right to participate.
    9. The vendor agrees to hold harmless Tenleytown Main Street and any subsidiary, affiliate corporation, and all of the directors, staff, employees, agents, contractors, and volunteers of the aforementioned from any and all liability for damage, injury, or loss that vendors or others may sustain as a result of direct or indirect action of the vendor or any agent of the vendor in connection with the vendor’s participation in the Festival. The vendor will not hold Tenleytown Main Street or its agents responsible for any claim or loss or injury arising in any fashion from vendor’s participation in the Tenleytown Winter Market.

      1. By signing your name below you agree to the following statement: I have read and hereby agree to abide by all terms of participation and rules and regulations as outlined in this section above.