Vendor Info

Vendor Information and Requirements:

PRODUCERS ONLY
Items to be sold at the market must be locally made or produced. The River Street Market does not allow vendors to re-sell items. If a vendor wishes to resell items at the market, the vendor must apply for special consent from the market manager before bringing such and item to sell at the market.

PRODUCER’S TAG
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. The Producer’s Tag can be obtained at the Petersburg Commission of Revenue Office. Contact the Commissioner of Revenue, Pamela C. Hairston to receive more information on Producer’s Tags and Business Licenses and to apply for each:
Pamela C. Hairston
Commissioner
135 N. Union St.
Petersburg, VA 23803
Ph: 804-733-231

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 of to get more information, please contact:
Pamela C. Hairston
Commissioner
135 N. Union St.
Petersburg, VA 23803
Ph: 804-733-231

MARKET FEES:

  • 10×10 vendor booth (Prior Petersburg Farmer’s Market Vendors): No Charge (This Season Only)
  • 10×10 vendor booth (Part-Time): Weekly fee is $15 per booth space for Part-Time Vendors (You must circle the dates above that you wish to attend) (Multiple spaces will be placed side by side).
  • 10×10 vendor booth (Full-Time): For vendors committing to all 26 Market Days, the weekly fee is $10. “Full-Time Vendors” will receive location preferences. If you choose this option, please mark your preferences on the attached Market Map.
  • Food Truck Vendors: Weekly fee is $25
  • Musicians: fee, space permitting (1 musician per market day)

WEEKLY FEE PAYMENT SCHEDULE
Weekly Payments must be submitted to the Market Manager in cash or check at the beginning of each Market Day. Bounced checks will incur an additional $35 fee. If payment is not made to the market manager at the beginning of the market day, the vendor will not be permitted to vend that day.

Payment should be in an envelope with your name and business name CLEARLY written on the outside. Please add your business/vending as name to the memo section of your check if it is not already printed elsewhere.

VENDOR ARRANGEMENTS/BOOTH ASSIGNMENTS
The Market Manager will make space assignments. Your space is assigned to you, and it is not transferable.

  1. Full-Time Vendors will receive space preference.
  2. Vendor spaces are assigned according to availability, selling history, and retail considerations.
  3. Refunds: Refunds will not be given.
  4. 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 3:00 pm or the Vendor may be suspended from future Market participation.
  5. Each vending space is 10×10. Most spaces will allow a 19 foot car to park behind the vending space. Please check the space assignment map. If your vehicle does not fit, you will have to park outside of the market.

LIST OF VENDORS:
Array, LLC
Artist x Designs
Brown Tabby Writing Service
Burnette’s Baked Goods
Buzzing Bee Honey
Common Scents Candles
Demolition Coffee
The Daily Scrub
G4M Designs
Herb N Spice
Homer Mason’s Sweet Potatoes
Jaratt Produce
Lil’ Sprouts
Marek’s Produce
MediaNoche
Morena Bohemia Art
Nature Boy Garden
Num e Nums Bakery
Petersburg Animal Shelter
Petersburg Cooperative Extension
Petersburg Provisions
Quities By Q
Real Country Sausage
Red Barn Berkshires
Virginia Vegetable Company
Wanda Johnson, Culinary Expert (VCU)
Willows Bend Farm
Zheng Frog