Before diving into the online application process, please take a few minutes to read below. The link to the application will be at the bottom of this page. You will be notified on May 5th. This market is taking place at Valley Relics Museum at the Van Nuys Airport. Your fee includes 2 tickets to the museum.
**Please note that if you are a food truck, this application does not apply to you. Our food trucks are selected through an invite-only process. If you are a food truck and you want to put yourself on our radar, please contact us by email.
Participation Fee IMPORTANT NOTES: Please note-these prices are 1/2 the normal rate due to the current Covid situation.
Exhibition fee is for space rental only and does not include table(s) or other props. You are responsible to supply your own.
Shared spaces are not allowed unless approved in advance. On-site parking is available.
$55.00 NEW APPLICANT Outside-10x10 space. Be prepared to bring your own Easy-Up and setup.
$45.00 RETURNING MAKER -This only applies to Vendors who have participated in the Makers Market before. Outside 10x10 space. Be prepared to bring your own Easy-Up and setup
$65.00 SHARED VENDOR SPACE 2 pre-approved makers from the same household, 2 different business' -Returning vendors
$75.00 Shared Vendor Space-2 different business' New Applicants
$40.00 4ft table space-no canopy-inside the open air hanger only 6 spaces available
Outdoors is rain or shine. there will be no refunds for weather.
Eligibility & Ethos
The Makers Market accepts applications from Los Angeles makers, artisans, visual artists and small cottage industry businesses across all creative disciplines that meet our curation criteria and the general ethos of the Makers Market.
We do not accept or curate applications that include any buy/sell items. No exceptions.
We do not accept or curate applications containing products or work manufactured/produced outside of US; products or work imported for resale; products or work who's primary ingredients are manufactured/produced outside of US; any Fair trade products or works.
The Makers Market is artisan focused and in order to ensure that each artisan has a captive audience, we maintain a strict cap on any one ‘type’ of artisan at each market. This cap minimizes sales dilution and provides a more diverse selection for our guests.
Artisans retain 100% of their profits.
The most important part about this event besides finding your art a good home? It's to have FUN! Collaborate, support, encourage and be part of a creative community. You never know who you will meet. Enjoy the journey!
How to Apply/What to Submit
Before you click the 'apply' button, you'll want to prepare ahead by gathering up your images and text content!
·Minimum of 5 (more is better!) digital professional quality images of the work you'll be selling at the market. This applies to returning makers too. Content needs to be fresh and updated!
Photos will be used for marketing purposes, so use your absolute best product shots. Email to email@example.com or send a Dropbox link.
Absolutely no refunds or credits for cancellations due to any reason within 5 days of the market dates. All other cancellations made prior to the 5 day window will be refunded. Refunds will be given if event is cancelled due to Covid Guidelines.