Upcoming Events: Okotoks Spring Fling
JOIN US AT OKOTOKS SPRING FLING on May 11 & 12!
VENDOR APPLICATION FORM (Pay 2017 fees for 2018 events if you book before March!): CLICK HERE
WHEN: Fri May 11 @ 3-8, and Sat May 12 @ 10-4
WHERE: Foothills Centennial Centre, 204 Community Way, Okotoks Alberta (CLICK here for map)
WHAT: The best artisan market in the Foothills! We received over 400 amazing applications this year, and it was very challenging to narrow it down to the 95 spots we had available. We are honored to be showcasing truly the best of the best local artists & artisans at this indoor show.
- 95+ local makers, creators & curators! (SEE BELOW)
- PLUS -> Artisan Workshops! (SEE BELOW)
- PLUS -> Annual Jail & Bail! - raising $30,000+ for Okotoks Food Bank (SEE BELOW)
ADMISSION: $5/person (under 12 years free)
Many thanks to our fabulous local business sponsors who support and love local makers, creators & curators with us!
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95+ MAKERS, CREATORS & CURATORS:
NEW THIS YEAR ... we've decided to focus exclusively on handmade for ALL MarketSquare shows from hereon! List of our makers, creators and curators are shown our Facebook event page ... it is truly a stunning array of 95+ artists & artisans selling art, furniture, home accessories, jewellery, apparel, baby & child products, pet care, beauty & skincare, woodwork, leather, glass, ceramics, food & more!!
ONCE AGAIN THIS YEAR ... we are partnering with the talented local ladies of Make & Made Workshops to organize our FABULOUS workshops during the two-day Spring Fling event! We are super excited about this partnership! Workshop details will be announced in March.
ANNUAL JAIL & BAIL:
Our goal is to raise $30,000 for the Okotoks Food Bank this year ... and we are super excited to have the following business and community leaders participate in this year's Jail & Bail:
Jail and Bail participants will be announced in march.
VENDOR INFORMATION -
** NO DISTRIBUTORS PLEASE **
MarketSquare's Okotoks Christmas Market is a curated event. We make sure that at least 170 out of the 175 vendors in attendance offer handmade, home grown and unique fair import items. We allow a maximum of five non-artisan type businesses in the show, and only if they are local and serving the community at large in some way. No distributors please.
TO APPLY, please CLICK on our application form, print, fill out, attach your product photos, and attach a cheque ... then mail to this address:
The MarketSquare Ltd
PO Box 43
NOTE that we received hundreds of applications within first week last year of opening our online registration, and it caused delays on all fronts. We are revising our online registration platform, and in the meantime ask that you submit your application via post exclusively.
REVIEW PROCESS: Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received, and will be confirmed ASAP. Applicants who submitted applications and cannot be accepted will be notified, and their cheques will NOT be cashed.