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Are you crafty? Like seriously crafty? Do you want to be part of Kelowna’s largest craft & artisan markets? We want YOU to apply!  Craft Culture is looking for high quality vendors offering extraordinary products in a wide variety of categories. 

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September Pop Up Market at Sandhill Winery
September 21, 2019

Soak in the last few days of summer at the Craft Culture September Pop Up Market at Sandhill Winery! Featuring local Craft & Artisan vendors, food trucks, live music, and wine specials.

Setup: September 21 from 10am-12pm
Event Hours: September 21 from 12-6pm

FEES:
$65 + GST per space.
Vendors are responsible for providing their own tables. Provided space will be approx 8′ x 3′ inside the winery. This is a smaller event with room for 16 vendors.

Vendors can apply between August 23-30 and we will let you know results within 1 week of the cutoff.

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Manteo Resort Holiday Market
November 9-10, 2019

Craft Culture and Manteo Resort are teaming up for a second year to bring you the Manteo Resort Holiday Market. This 35 table event will feature lakeside shopping, a lots of holiday spirit, and fundraising for the Kelowna Community Food Bank.  Customers are encouraged to make a cash or food donation to be entered to win one of many door prizes, including a free stay at Manteo Resort and a gift certificate to Smack Dab Restaurant.  This is the FIRST Holiday Market of the season scheduled in Kelowna, so it’s sure to be a busy one!

Fees:

$175 + GST per table.
Each space includes a 6’ table and power outlet.  This is a table top event and not suitable for large displays.  You do not have to use a table, but you must fit within a 7’x3′ space.

www.manteo.com

We will be accepting applications between now and September 27th. All applicants will be notified by email with application results within 1 week of the cutoff.

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Sandhill Winery Holiday Market
November 23-24, 2019

Get ready to ring in the holidays at Kelowna’s favorite downtown winery! Wine, shopping, live music – how does it get any better?

Fee:  $145 + GST
*Does not include tables/chairs. Vendors are responsible for bringing all furnishings.  Power is not available. This is a table top event and not suitable for large displays.  You do not have to use a table, but you must fit within a 7’x3′ space.

Setup:  November 23rd 8am – 10am
Event Hours:
November 23rd     10am – 5pm
November 24th     11am – 4pm

Admission is by donation to a local charity (charity TBD).

*Sorry we cannot accept alcohol vendors at Sandhill

We will be accepting applications between now and September 27th. All applicants will be notified by email with application results within 1 week of the cutoff.

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Grizzli Winery Holiday Market
November 30 – December 1

We are so excited to bring a Craft Culture market to West Kelowna for the first time! This 35 table market will tie in with the Sip into the Season event hosted by the Westside Wine Trail on Dec 1st.

Fee: $145 + GST
*Does not include tables/chairs. Vendors are responsible for bringing all furnishings. Power is not available.

Setup:
10am – 12pm Saturday Nov 30
Hours:
12pm – 6pm Saturday Nov 30
10am – 4pm Sunday Dec 1

*Sorry, we cannot accept alcohol vendors at Grizzli Winery

We will be accepting applications between now and September 27th. All applicants will be notified by email with application results within 1 week of the cutoff.

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Craft Culture Holiday Market
Prospera Place
December 7-8, 2019

Our biggest event of the season is back! Our dates are set, and we are excited to open registration!  The Craft Culture Holiday Market is a juried event.  All vendor applications can be submitted online between May 9th – June 6th.   Vendors will be notified via email with acceptance results between June 10 – June 16th.

Exhibitor Move-In:
Saturday December 7th                 6:00am – 10:00am

Show Hours:
Saturday December 7th                  10:30am – 7:30pm
Sunday December 8th                     10:00am – 5:00pm

Exhibitor Move-Out:
Sunday December 8th                     5:00pm – 8:00pm

Fees
5’ x 7’ Booth – inner bowl (ice area) – $325 + GST
8’ x 10’ Booth – inner bowl (ice area) – $500 + GST
7’ x 10’ Booth – outer circular walkway (concourse) – $400 + GST

Optional Upgrades:
Corner Booth – Add $75.00 to above booth pricing.

Please read through the Exhibitor Package for all important show information.

FAQ

What is the application process?

We accept applications through our online form only, which will be linked on this page on May 9th. Vendors are given 1 month to submit their application, and will be notified with application results when registration closes. If accepted, booth sizes requested on the application will be awarded on a first come first serve basis based on the date of your application. Accepted applicants will have 10 days from the date of the acceptance email to pay the full amount of the booth fees.

Who can apply?

Craft Culture is a juried show. Acceptance is based on the quality, originality and craftsmanship of the work to be sold. Other factors include booth display, product packaging and product categories within each show so that no one category is saturated.  Only work produced by you or under your direct supervision will be considered. Work represented by dealers or agents will not be allowed. Sorry folks, this includes Avon, Mary Kay, Stella and Dot, Norwex etc.

Can Craft Distilleries/Wineries/Breweries apply for this event?

Unfortunately licencing gets complicated at this venue, so we are unable to accept any vendors selling alcohol.

How much does it cost?

Booth prices range from $325 – $575 depending on size. Corners are available for an extra $75.

What is included?

Booths include a 3′ high drapery side wall, 8′ high drapery back wall, and one power outlet.

Can I share a booth?

Sorry, unfortunately booth sharing is no longer allowed.

Can I bring my own table?

You bet!  Vendors are welcome to bring along any display items including tables, chairs, floor covering etc.  Our show contractor, Showtime Event & Display, can also rent any of the common items if needed (order package coming soon).

Is internet available?

Unfortunately dedicated wireless internet is not available in this building.  If you rely on an internet connection for your sales, your best bet is to purchase a mobile internet stick or use your 3G on your smartphone or tablet.  It is possible for Shaw to run a dedicated WIFI/Hardwired modem for you, but the prices are pretty hefty.  Please contact Showtime Event & Display for more information.

Where can we park?

A limited number of dedicated vendor parking stalls are available in the side parking lot directly in front of the loading bay at Prospera Place. These spaces are available first come first serve. Vendors are responsible for purchasing a reduced weekend rate parking pass for these spaces, available through the parking ticket machines in the parking lot.   All other vendors are responsible for finding on-street or alternate parking near the building.  There are quite a few free or cheap options in the vicinity.

Things happen. What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations must be requested in writing. If requested 60 days or more before the show, vendors will receive a full refund less a $100 cancellation fee.  If cancelled 60 to 30 days before the show, vendors will receive a 50% refund.  After that there are no refunds (30 days prior to the show start date).

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Predator Ridge Winter Market
February 2020 Dates TBD

2020 Dates TBD

Craft Culture is excited to work with the Predator Ridge Resort once again to bring you the Predator Ridge Winter Market! Featuring live music, outdoor fire pits, and 30 craft and artisan vendors in a magical winter setting.

Located in Vernon, Predator Ridge Resort is an exceptional place to vacation or call home. The 1,200-acre award winning development boasts miles of natural wooded preserves ideal for hiking and biking. The resort offers 36 holes of unparalleled golf, a fitness centre, three outdoor yoga platforms, gourmet dining, a general store and accommodations in addition to its convenient access to lakes, ski hills and wineries.

Fees:

$175 + GST per table.
Each space includes a 6’ table and power outlet.

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Craft Culture Spring Market
April 6-7, 2019
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FAQ

What is the application process?

We accept applications through our online form only, which will be linked on this page. Vendors have between Jan 3rd to Jan 24th to apply, and will be notified by email with acceptance results by Jan 31st, 2019. If accepted, booth sizes requested on the application will be awarded on a first come first serve basis based on the date of your application. Accepted applicants will have 7 business days from the date of the acceptance email to pay the full amount of the booth fees.

Who can apply?

Craft Culture is a juried show. Acceptance is based on the quality, originality and craftsmanship of the work to be sold. Other factors include booth display, product packaging and product categories within each show so that no one category is saturated. Only work produced by you or under your direct supervision will be considered. Commercially manufactured products, work assembled from commercial kits or materials or work represented by dealers or agents will not be allowed. Sorry folks, this includes Avon, Mary Kay, Stella and Dot, Norwex etc.

Do you accept Craft Distilleries/Wineries/Breweries?

Yes! The BC government has recently opened up the option for liquor sales at regularly occurring and annual markets that focus on artisanal, handmade goods. We are now able to accept applications from Craft Distilleries, Breweries, and Wineries. Each vendor must apply for Market Authorization through OneStop, and provide show management a copy of the authorization. For more information, please email show management at info@craftculture.ca

How much does it cost?

Booth prices range between $250-$475 depending on size.

What is included?

Booths include a 3′ high drapery side wall, 8′ high drapery back wall, and one power outlet.

Can I share a booth?

No, sorry. Sharing is no longer allowed.

Can I bring my own table?

You bet! Vendors are welcome to bring along any display items including tables, chairs, floor covering etc. Our show contractor, Showtime Event & Display, can also rent any of the common items if needed.

Is internet available?

Free WIFI is provided by the building. We cannot guarantee signal strength nor limit the amount of people accessing the same signal.

Where can we park?

Unfortunately dedicated vendor parking is not available. Vendors are responsible for finding on-street parking near the building. The Kelowna Curling Club parking lot and street parking directly in front of the building are reserved for Craft Culture customers.

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Manteo Resort Summer Markets
July 6-7, 2019
August 4-5 2019

Manteo Resort and Craft Culture are coming together for a second year to bring you the Manteo Resort Summer Market Series! This picture perfect lakefront resort will host over 30 vendors on July 6-7, 2019  and August 4-5th 2019. Customer admission is free!

July 6-7th
Setup: Saturday July 6th – 10:00am – 1:00pm
Show Hours:
Saturday 1:00pm – 7:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Waterfront Ballroom

August 4-5th (Sunday and Monday of the long weekend)
Setup: Sunday August 4th – 10:00am – 1:00pm
Show Hours:
Sunday 1:00pm – 7:00pm
Monday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Waterfront Ballroom

Vendors can apply for both events between April 17th –  May 8th and will be notified within 10 days of the cutoff.

FEES:
$175 + GST per table. (per event)
Each space includes a 6’ table and power outlet.

*Sorry, we are unable to accept alcohol vendors at this market

www.manteo.com

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Meadow Vista Honey Winery
Friday Night Markets
July 12, July 26, August 9th, and August 23rd 2019

July 12, July 26, August 9th, and August 23rd 2019
Each market runs between 4-8pm.

These markets will feature a mix of vendors and food trucks weekly musicians. Customers can sample various types of wine while shopping in a dreamy winery setting. We have 20 spaces available for $65/space each week.

The regular registration period has passed. LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. Vendors will be contacted when/if a space is available in your category on the date(s) selected.

*Please note this is an outdoor market – vendors will be responsible for bringing their own tents/tables etc.

www.meadowvista.ca

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Predator Ridge Summer Night Market
August 15, 2019

Craft Culture is excited to team up with Predator Ridge for a second year to for the Predator Ridge Summer Market!  The summer market will run from 3pm – 8pm m on Thursday August 15th.  Last year was a smashing success and far exceeded our expectations!

Predator Ridge is home to 800 full time residents and is an ideal location for both tourists and surrounding area locals.  This picturesque golf resort boasts some of the most stunning views in the Okanagan (you will not be disappointed!)

This market will feature a mix of local craft & artisans, local business, food trucks, and musicians.  We will also have a tasting section where customers can sample beverages from local wineries, cideries, breweries and distilleries.

What’s new this year? The event will not be held on a tournament day, so vendors will have a 4 hour setup window!  This will drastically help ease the the congestion.  Predator ridge will have shuttles/staff helpers to assist in unloading your vehicles.  Vendors will have dedicated parking (approx 40 parking spaces) near the event area.  During event hours, the resort will have more staff/shuttles and a better parking system to ease congestion.

Pricing:

Outdoor Space – $65 per 10×10 space. Vendors need to provide their own tents/umbrellas, tables, chairs etc.  No power available.   All outdoor spaces will be on concrete either in the roundabout outside the restaurant, or the pathway leading down to the ballroom terrace.

Indoor Ballroom – $115 per table. Vendors will receive a 6′ table and one power outlet inside the ballroom.  All ballroom doors will be open to the terrace.

Alcohol Tasting Vendors – Free

Customer admission is by donation.

HOURS:
Setup – 11:00am to 3:00pm August 15th
Event Hours – 3:00pm – 8:00pm August 15th
Tear Down – 8:00pm – 10:00pm August 15th

APPLICATION PROCESS
We will be accepting applications on a first come first serve basis between June 4th and July 2nd 2019. All applicants will be notified by email with application results within 2 weeks of applying.

www.predatorridge.com

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Cancelled for 2019

Cancelled for 2019