We're thrilled to present our two day Christmas Market Saturday, December 3rd and Sunday, December 4th from 11-4 at the Abbey Centre in Blackfalds 🎅🎄 This is an event the entire family will love! Shopping from over 110 unique vendors, $2k in door prizes, kids secret shopping area and SO MUCH MORE!
⚠️ APPLICATIONS CLOSED. ALL SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ADDED TO OUR WAITING LIST⚠️
-If anything opens up that can accommodate your category, we will be in touch.
-We are an approved AGLC Artisan Market.
-We are not accepting any new MLM/DS companies.
-We do not accept information or order only booths.
-Vendors booked must have stock on hand.
-Once the application is received and the review is completed, we will send out an approval email notifying your acceptance and requesting payment.
-Once payment has been received, you will be added to a show specific Facebook vendor group where we will share contests, posters, reminders and more.
-Once you have received the approval notification, you will have 48 hours to submit payment to secure your spot.
-Payment can be made via email money transfer (preferred) or cash.
-Any cash payments must be arranged to be dropped off with one of the organizers.
-At this time, we do not accept cheques or credit card.
-If for any reason you are no longer able to attend the show, our refund policy is as follows:
-100% if notified 6 weeks prior (October 22nd).
-50% offered if notified from 6-4 weeks prior (October 23rd - November 5th).
-No refunds offered if notified after November 6th.
***MARKET DETAILS, RULES & REGULATIONS***
-The Blackfalds Market and vendors are required to adhere to applicable guidelines in place by the Government of Alberta, no exceptions. If a vendor chooses not to follow guidelines set forth by the government and seeks a refund, the standard cancellation policy will be followed.
-If the market must be cancelled due to COVID-19, 100% of your vendor fees will be transferred to the next available event. If the vendor requests a refund choosing not to defer fees, and the show is more than 4 weeks away, 75% will be issued. If the show is less than 4 weeks away, 50% will be issued.
-The market will be held at the Abbey Centre in Blackfalds, located at 4500 Womacks Road and will run from 11AM to 4PM on Saturday, December 3rd and Sunday, December 4th.
-Setup is available from 7PM to 9:30PM Friday and 7AM to 10:45AM Saturday.
-All vendors must be onsite by 10:15AM. If you have not arrived by then and no contact is made with us, we will be shifting vendors or filling the spots.
-All vendors must be set up by 10:45AM.
-Immediately after unloading, vendors must move their vehicles. You absolutely cannot park in the facilities parking lot, the strip mall across from the Abbey Centre or on Womacks Road. Vendor parking information will be provided closer to the event.
-Security will be onsite so booths can remain setup Saturday night. ID will be required to enter the facility on Sunday morning if you are coming in before 10:30AM.
-You are only permitted to sell the products approved on your vendor application. If you are changing your company or adding non related items, additional approval is required.
-Food vendors may be required to submit copies of permits and licensing. Vendors selling any type of food products must meet all Food Safety guidelines as outlined by Alberta Health Services for a Public Market. Please visit www.albertahealthservices.ca
for more information. PDF DOCUMENT FOR LOW RISK FOODS 📄 ⬇️https://open.alberta.ca/dataset/7981d37f-185e-496f-81ae-a935831635ca/resource/c462be1f-77ab-4409-bced-b29f3e5a37b7/download/health-low-risk-home-prepared-food-fact-sheet.pdf
-Vendors must remain in their allotted space, with all displays, products and racks. Note, there is no walkway between vendor booths, ensure you do not block your entrance/exit.
-Take down is not permitted until 4:00PM. Early pack up can result in banishment from future shows and no refunds will be issued.
-You are required to donate a door prize with a minimum value of $20. This is due no later than 10:15am market morning, Saturday December 4th. Please ensure you donate items from your business or a purchased item IF your products or the monetary value exceeds the $20 donation value.
-The Blackfalds Market is not liable for losses, thefts, fires, water damages, nor are we responsible for assuming risk of vendors property or materials. Vendors are expected to protect themselves through their own insurances.
-Aggression or inappropriate behavior towards any organizer, fellow vendors or customers will result in immediate removal and banishment from all future events and vendor fees will be forfeited. ***ADVERTISING***
-Social media platforms are an incredible method for advertising, it's a way to spread the word fast and to a lot of people. We will have a Facebook event and will provide you with promotional posters, blurbs and do expect that be shared on your business social media pages.
-Vendor spotlight posts are not only free advertising for your company it also grabs the interest on the event. The blurbs are provided by you in the application below and example product photos are taken from your social media.
-There will be paid posts on social media, as well as radio, flyers/post cards, and signs.
-We will also advertise via "Market Money" & '"Scavenger Hunt" giveaways. Vendors are not eligible to enter these contests as they are exclusively for shoppers. Please do not comment or engage, as all the entries are exported for the draw.