Location: Stancil Expo Center & Arena – Asphalt Lot
211 Peach Ave, Cleveland, TX 77327
Set Up: 10 am to 12 pm
Gates Open: 12 pm to 6 pm
Tear Down: 6 pm to 7:30
First Come, First to Set Up!
When you arrive:
- Refer to this page
- Park in the Civic Center Parking Lot across the street at 210 Peach Ave.
- Unload from the vendor parking area, unless directed otherwise at check-in
Parking is tight and on property parking is not guaranteed. We are allowed to use the Civic Center for parking. It’s located directly across Peach Ave from the fairgrounds.
Food & Drink:
We may not have food trucks or concessions. Bring your own food & drink. BE DISCRETE! There’s a no outside food & beverage policy at the fairgrounds. Large meals should be eaten in your vehicles. Please take your trash with you!
Take your trash with you! Be sure to bring your own trash bags. NO TRASH LEFT BEHIND PLEASE.
If you wish to bring a rug, outdoor ground cover, etc., you must use it in a safe way! NO TRIP HAZARDS PLEASE. If we ask you to adjust or remove it, please do so without issues. It’s a safety hazard. NO SAWDUST. If you bring it, it ALL goes with you when you leave, unless someone bought it. No staking in the ground.
Please be mindful of other businesses, Texas Trade Days business and shoppers! Just stay until we close. You just never know what may happen! Even busy vendors will start shopping later! Refer to the vendor policy on your application for more details. PLUS, we have a vendor gift drawing at the end of the market, so be sure to bring your business cards because we will collect them at the end!
You may politely say hi and invite customers in the aisles to come inside your booth. Don’t be obnoxious or chase them down, but you can grab their attention politely. Don’t pull them away from other vendor booths though!
Increase your sales chances with engagement! Smile, greet and talk with your shoppers! Our customer base responds incredibly well to vendors who are active, happy and attentive to them! Actively sell to them with questions, quick mentions of sales and product highlights, and demonstrations! Invite them to touch, feel, and try on your items! Also, give them time to think and quietly shop. Just be nearby and ready to help them close the sale!
HELP STOP THE LAST HOUR LULLS WITH SALES!
Most retail stores see a sales lull around 2 pm to 3 pm which continues until the evening hours. Pop Up markets experience this same lull after 2 to 3 hours of being open. Let’s help keep the shoppers coming by throwing sales! We’ll announce sales around 2 to 3 pm on our social media! We invite you to do the same!
Security may be on-site. If you have an immediate issue, don’t hesitate to go to them first, but please let the Owner-Market Coordinator, Kristen Parker, or staff know ASAP!
All spaces are located on the Asphalt lot and 10 feet by 10 feet (10×10). You’ll need to bring your equipment (tents, weights, tables, chairs, displays, carts, etc.).
Additional Venue Rules:
- No alcohol.
- No glass.
- No fastening items to anything other than your own equipment.
- No staking of any kind.
- Trash must be disposed of properly from the grounds upon your departure.
- No food or beverages for on-site consumption may be sold at the market to the general public without prior approval and permits.
- No weapons, explosives. “No person may possess gunpowder or other combustibles, explosives or fireworks in the Park.”
- All city, county and state ordinances, regulations and statutes must be followed at all times.
- All vendors, shoppers, contractors, employees, staff, volunteers are required to be on their best behavior and follow all city, county and state laws and venue rules.
Vendors are highly encouraged to contact Kristen Parker, Owner-Market Coordinator, prior to their scheduled date(s) to get answers to their questions. Please do not wait until the last minute to ask. We get very busy and may not get back with you in time.