Information for vendors and exhibitors on fair details in Denver
Jackalope Denver Vendor Information:
December 14th & 15th, 2019
@ Stanley Marketplace
11am - 7pm | Free Admission
Applications Open: June 28th
Application Deadline: Sept 27th
Final Notifications : Oct 7th-11th
Jackalope Arts is a strictly handmade, high quality artisan event.
What types of vendors will be exhibiting?
We will be accepting handmade designs into the fair, including: visual art, fashion design, accessory design, bath and body care, home decor, housewares, food and more.
No vintage or resale items will be permitted.
We are looking to feature original designs and handmade goods made by the artisan who will be showcasing during the event. Manufactured goods are permitted as long as they are your original concept.
How does your jury process work?
Meet our Denver Jury Panel HERE. Our jury reviews applications and scores them based on quality, aesthetic, originality, branding, and sell-ability. Read more on our BLOG.
Collecting Taxes/Permits: All vendors must have a temporary or permanent retailer's license for the City of DENVER and the state of Colorado by the time you vend with us. Colorado law states that you must have a retailer's license in order to make sales. You are considered a retailer if you are selling any tangible items to customers.
State of Colorado Tax Information:
City of Denver Tax Event Application:
Any retail operation that stores, prepares, packages or provides food for sale for human consumption to consumers directly or through a delivery service is subject to rules designated by the Department of Environmental Health’s Rules Governing Food Establishments. Cottage food vendors must be compliant with Colorado Cottage Foods Act regulations.
Food Vendor Info:
It is suggested that all participating vendors obtain general liability insurance prior to vending.
Here is a great resource for some very affordable insurance: ACT Insurance
Set up Requirements:
All participating vendors MUST remain set up for the entire duration of the fair.
Our fair is INDOORS, however since the hours of the marketplace run later then the fair does- you should pack up your product between show days, display materials can be left up overnight.
Each vendor is given a blank slate to work with, no equipment or display materials will be provided
Table spaces will be provided with an optional 6’ table for display
Table and chair rentals are offered for an additional fee.
Electricity is available for a limited number of full booths on the first floor for an additional $25 fee.
Battery powered lights are highly recommended for additional lighting
No tent canopies are allowed inside due to fire code.
Special requests for neighbors and location may be stated in your application.
What is your expected attendance?
We expect to see 4,000+ attendees over the course of the weekend.
Jury / Application Fee:
$15 non-refundable fee due upon application covers the costs for our staff and jury to review applicants.
Booth Fee: Due upon acceptance.
6’ Table Space, first or second floor - $215 (optional table included)
(2) 6’ Table Space’s for a total of 12’ across, first or second floor - $430 (optional table included)
10'x10' Full Booth Space on first floor - $300
Please note that we do not take a percentage of vendor sales!
Take a look at our PRESS PAGE for some of the press action we've had so far.
When will I know if I am accepted?
You will be notified via email regarding your fair application. Please mark firstname.lastname@example.org in your safe sender list. Gmail users: check your "promotional folder" as well as your spam folder for filtered messages from us.
Waitlist Applications: These applications will be notified only if a spot opens up for you.
Please review our APPLICATION PAGE for dates associated with your application notification.
How do I submit my booth payment?
Booth fees are not due until you are officially accepted into the fair. You can make payment by credit card or check at that time.
After you've been selected, you will have approximately two weeks to return a signed copy of our Artisan Agreement, along with your Booth Payment to hold your space in the fair. If either of these is not received within that timeframe, your space will be forfeited.
Refunds will be considered until 3 weeks prior to the event. If you need to cancel you attendance within 3 weeks of the fair, no refunds will be made. Fees will not be refunded due to poor weather conditions.