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BECOME A VENDOR

It’s easy to become a vendor at the Elephant’s Trunk Flea Market.
We have a list of facts below which should address most of your questions.

If you still have a specific question contact us here

How much is it to become a Regular Vendor?

  • The 2016 price is $50.00 per space.

How people can I bring in my car?

  • 2 adults admissions come with each paid space.
  • Additional adults will need to pay the buyer’s admission fee based on the time of their arrival.

 

What you need to bring with you:

 

  • Vendor admission is $50 per space payable by cash (exact change appreciated) or by major credit/debit card
  • Tables to display your products if that is suitable.
  • Shade structures are welcome; however they must be secured in windy conditions.

 

What should you leave at home?

 

  • All Pets. There are absolutely No Pets Allowed on the Elephant’s Trunk property. Not in the parking lot, not left in your car, not on the field.
  • If you have a service animal, you must have the registered paperwork accompanying the owner/animal at all times. This includes all types of therapy and service animals. No paperwork = No Admission.

 

How big is a space?

 

  • Vendor spaces are approximately 20 feet by 20 feet.
  • You can rent as many adjoining spaces as you like.
  • Any trailers brought onto the field, regardless of size will be billed for an additional space. (2 space minimum)
  • Box trucks that have ramps are billed as an additional space. (2 space minimum)

 

What is your responsibility to have as a Vendor?

 

  • Connecticut Tax Resale Certificate. If you don’t have one, it’s not a problem and yes you can still come, just ask us for a form at the entry gate.

 

DOWNLOAD THE TAX FORM

 

What time you should arrive?

 

TIMETABLE

Can I bring in a vehicle to unload merchandise to my space and then park it in the lot?

 

  • All vehicles that pass through the entry gate will pay a $50 fee, regardless of whether they are being used as a merchandise transport for drop-off purposes only or if they will be staying in the vendor space all day.

 

Which items are vendors prohibited to sell?

 

  • Pornographic material of any type
  • Guns, knives, swords of any type (real or fake)
  • Counterfeit merchandise
  • Animal leg-hold traps
  • All Food and Beverage sales are strictly reserved for Food Vendors.
  • Management reserves the explicit right to have any item which management deems to be inappropriate for any reason, removed. If the vendor disagrees with management’s discretion, they will be asked to leave the premises and refunded their vendor admission.

 

What time can I leave?

 

  • Vendors must stay in their space until 2:00pm. Under no circumstances are they permitted to leave early and abandon their space.
  • Vendors can leave at any time between 2:00pm and 3:30pm.
  • All vendors must be off the field by 3:30pm, and their space must be free and clear of all trash and merchandise. Please leave your space as you found it.

 

What happens if I arrive late?

 

  • Unfortunately vendors that are not through the gates by 6:55am will not be allowed onto the field, regardless of prepayment or being a Reserved Space Vendor.

 

How do I become a Reserved Space Vendor?

 

Reserved Space Vendor