Community Market Rules & Regulations

Community Market Rules & Regulations

Market Hours

8:30 am – 3:00 pm, Saturday, May 6 – October 7, 2017

Set Up

Set-up starts at 6:30 am Vendors MUST be set up by 8 am and must not take down until 3 pm.  Belongings must be packed up before bringing vehicles on to the street. Note: NO vehicles are allowed on the street until 3:15 pm. Failure to comply will constitute automatic dismissal for the market season. NO refund will be given.

All vehicles must be moved to a parking area by 7:30 am. Please adhere to all bylaw and parking regulations.

Full-season spots will be held until 7:30 am at which point empty spots will be filled.

Access to the 200 Block will be via Nanaimo Avenue WEST from Martin Street. The 300 Block can be accessed from Main Street North via Wade Avenue East. No wrong ways, no moving baricades and please respect the traffic flaggers.

Parking

There are no assigned spots for vendors to park. Please familiarize yourself with paid parking bylaws.

All vendors or support vehicles not in designated areas will be subject to City of Penticton by-laws including timed parking for Saturdays.

Vendor Spaces

Street booths are a maximum of 10’ x 10’. Sidewalk spaces are 8′ maximum.

Vendors must supply their own tables and chairs. Booth coverings (canopies, umbrellas, or tents) are strongly recommended. Sidewalk vendors may use an umbrella for covering; tents are not allowed on the sidewalk.

Table & Tent Rentals MUST be pre-booked, pre-paid and are on a first come first service basis as supplies last.

Vendor fees are non-refundable and are non-transferable. Flex passes are for the 2016 Outdoor Market season ONLY

Food Concession Vendors

Food concessions must carry Limited Liability Insurance, Food Safe and be registered with the Regional Health Authority with their Short Term Food Permits and be inspected by the Fire Department.

Note: Copies of all permits MUST BE provided to the DPA prior to admittance to the market.  All vendors using electricity MUST use heavy duty extension cords approved for outdoor use.  All vendors using propane must have proper certification for the use of propane.  All food concessions preparing food using canopy tents must have approved fire-rated canopies.

Liability

Approved vendors are solely responsible for products, equipment and other possessions, and for their business practices. By making application to the Downtown Community Market for vendor status, the vendor agrees to indemnify and save harmless the Downtown Community Market, Downtown Penticton Association and its directors, employees and agents from any loss incurred by the vendor or from any action or claim of any nature by any person. The vendor also agrees to abide by the Rules and Regulations set out by the Downtown Community Market.

Downtown Penticton Association Members

Downtown Penticton Association members are entitled to one 10’ x 10’ space at no charge. Any additional space(s) will be charged at the published rates.

Questions?

Please contact Shawna Tinga, Market Manager at (250) 493-8540 or events@downtownpenticton.org with any questions.