Makers’ Market invites Artists, Crafters, and Collectors to Downtown Rochester

Registration is open for Downtown Rochester’s newest event – Downtown Rochester Makers’ Market. The market is scheduled for Saturday, June 24, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and is located on W. Fourth Street in downtown Rochester. The market will consist of unique artisan vendors, crafters, vintage collectors and, makers selling their handcrafted goods, wares, and other specialty items during the event.

“We are really excited to host the first annual Makers’ Market,” said Jenna O’Dell, Rochester Downtown Development Authority Events Coordinator. “The DDA has added art as an initiative this year. As we know, art comes in many forms, so we’re looking forward to hosting a space that can support our local artisans and crafters from our area to bring more awareness in the community.”

Artisan vendors, makers, and handmade crafters are welcome to purchase a booth space at the market. Vendor spaces are $150 for a 10×10 space and $250 for a 10×20 space. Check out the Rules and Registration forms. The deadline to register is Friday, May 5, and vendors will know if they have been selected by May 8. 

Vendors will be responsible for additional needs such as tents, tables, chairs, petty cash, etc. While submitting vendor applications, it will be required to provide three images of vendor artwork and one image of the vendor’s booth display. The Makers’ Market is a juried show, acceptance is based on the quality of design, workmanship, originality, and booth display as depicted in vendor’s photo submissions.

Other upcoming downtown Rochester events include the Downtown Rochester Farmers’ Market, every Saturday starting May 6 through October 28 and Deck Art takes place on May 11-12. To stay in the know of all downtown Rochester happenings, text “JOIN” to 866-603-4005 or visit their website.

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