who can sell products at summer days?
Summer Days features creatives of all industries. Whether your goods are handmade, personally designed, edible or manufactured, you’re invited to apply to sell at Summer Days. That being said, we want you to be successful and will number similar products and decline products that we feel wouldn’t be successful at Summer Days.
When is summer days?
Summer Days begins on Thursday, July 11th with an evening dinner for guests who have purchased a ticket.
The market + pop-up shops sell goods July 12th-13th from 10am-6pm.
The full schedule with entertainment and such will come out later this spring.
how many people will attend summer days?
Since this is the first year for Summer Days, we are projecting 5000 people in attendance over the 3-day period. Typically, Smallwood’s Harvest welcomes about 4000 visitors during the weekend, and we feel like our advertising campaign will interest at least 1000 new visitors.
We will be advertising via social media, print in the local towns and newspaper, and through various municipal agencies locally.
What are the fees associated with summer days?
Upon acceptance, a vendor will have 3 days to sign their contract and pay for their booth space.
There are 2 booth options for vendors:
You as a vendor will need to provide all of your supplies. (ie: tent booth means you’ll need to supply the 10’x10’ white tent or you’ll need to supply the 6’-8’ table for the table option.)
10’x10 White Tent Space: $150
6’-8’ Table Space: $75 (Tables will be under a giant tent, clustered together with other vendors.)
***We allow sharing space for the 10’x10’ Tent Space, however table spaces are only allowed to showcase one business.
Swag Fee/Contribution: Each vendor will contribute $25 worth of swag or $30 swag fee.
6’ Table + 2 chairs - $20
10’x10’ White Tent (All 10’x10’ booths must have a white tent unless granted permission by the organize staff prior to arrival for modifications to one’s booth.)
The donated swag/swag fee will contribute to the marketing efforts and promotional giveaways at Summer Days.
What is the SWAG used for?
We curate the show, so it’s not a guarantee all applications will be able to participate in Summer Days. We look for businesses and creators who love to share their products and connect with consumers!
Apply early. If you and another vendor have the same products we will choose the first applicant. Also, space is limited and we begin the selection process before the application deadline, May 1st.
Photos are your best friends. Let the 3-5 photos you upload in the application speak for your business. We highly recommend you uploading all 5 photos.
What happens after I apply?
After you apply, your application will be reviewed by our Summer Days’ team - a collective group of designers, curators and business owners who are passionate about their work, their customers and the success of small business owners like yourself. They will specifically look at your products, your price point and your product description to make sure your business is the right fit for Summer Days.
You will then receive an email responding to your application. If accepted, you will be sent a contract and a bill for your booth space. You will have 3 days to sign the contract, and pay the booth fee. If you choose to pay the swag fee, rather than donate swag, that fee will be collected at the same time as your booth fee.
If you choose to rent supplies through Summer Days, another email will follow with rental options, deadlines and fees.
Space is limited, so if your application is accepted, but the space in which you requested is not, you will then be given the option to vend in the other space.
If for any reason after payment you are unable to vend at Summer Days, we will refund you in full until May 15th, 2019. No refund will be offered to vendors after May 15th, 2019.
We would love to answer all your questions. Feel free to contact us here