Vendor Info

Vendor Information and Requirements:

PRODUCERS ONLY
All products must be handmade, homegrown, or homemade in the Virginia Region. If you sell items produced or made by another person or entity, you must know the producer or maker personally and represent to the public the fact that you did not produce or make such item.

PRODUCER’S TAG**
This is free to any vendor selling items that they produced or made themselves. The Petersburg Commissioner of Revenue requires that all vendors have either a Producer’s Tag or a Petersburg Business License to vend in Petersburg. To obtain a Producer’s Tag or to get more information, please visit Petersburg, VA Official Website (click here) or contact:
Brittany Flowers
Commissioner
135 N. Union St.
Petersburg, VA 23803
Ph: 804-733-2315

PETERSBURG BUSINESS LICENSE**
A Petersburg Business License can be obtained from the Commissioner of Revenue’s Office and costs $50. If a vendor is not eligible for a Producer’s Tag, a vendor must have a Petersburg Business License regardless of whether or not the vendor has a business license in another jurisdiction. To obtain a business license or to get more information, please visit Petersburg, VA Official Website (click here) or contact:
Brittany Flowers
Commissioner
135 N. Union St.
Petersburg, VA 23803
Ph: 804-733-2315

**Artists do not need a special permit. Please contact the Commissioner of Revenue’s Office to determine if you qualify as an artist.

MARKET FEES:

Part-Time Pay-As-You-Go 10X10 Vendor Booth: Weekly fee is $15 per booth space. (Multiple spaces will be placed side by side)

Full-Time or Part Time Pre-Pay 10X10 Vendor Booth: Full Time vendors must commit to the entire season at a weekly fee of $10 (no pre-payment required). Part time vendors are given the choice to Pre-Pay a month at a time or parts of the season but for at least 4 Market Days to qualify for weekly rate of $10. 

Food Truck Vendors: Weekly fee is $15

WEEKLY FEE PAYMENT SCHEDULE

Weekly Payments must be submitted to the Market Manager in cash or check in an envelope marked with Vendor Name OR Credit/Debit/Paypal OR Pre-Pay on this website. Managers will collect the fees during morning set-up. NSF checks will incur an additional $35 fee. If payment is not made to the market manager during Market set-up, the vendor will not be permitted to vend the following given Market Day. Pre-Payment is encouraged for those vendors planning on attending at least 4 Market Days (see above).

VENDOR ARRANGEMENTS/BOOTH ASSIGNMENTS

The Market Manager will make space assignments each week.

  1. Vendor spaces are assigned according to availability, selling history, retail considerations and arrival time .
  2. Notification: If a vendor finds that they will be absent from a Saturday Market, an email must be sent to the Market Manager by Wednesday at 12 noon or the Vendor may be suspended from future Market participation.
  3. Each vending space is 10×10. Most spaces will allow a 19 foot car to park behind the vending space. If your vehicle does not fit or you arrive after 7:30 am, you will have to park outside of the market.