Due to a high volume of requests, we can't respond to every email. Please see our FAQ below to find the answers to your questions.
1) How do I apply as a vendor?
Vendors should not apply to be a vendor at the Asbury Park Bazaar via email. All vendors should fill out the application here once the event and event application process has been announced. The application process begins 3 months before the event takes place. For example, the Asbury Park Spring Bazaar is taking place Saturday, May 13th, so we will announce the application here on our website on February 13th. Note: Vendors can not apply for the Valentine's Pop Up Market, all vendors are hand selected.
2) When will be notified of acceptance?
2-3 weeks after your application is submitted.
3) What types of vendors do you accept?
We are looking for local and regional artists, makers, collectors, and artisan vendors who personally make and/or design their own handcrafted, handmade goods that are unique and independently distributed and sold. We do not accept LuLa Roe or other types of consultants. For more info, refer to our application guidelines.
4) Where is the Asbury Park Bazaar located?
The Grand Arcade of Convention Hall, 1300 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
5) Are dogs allowed?
From October 1 through May 15, four-legged friends (as long as they're licensed and supervised) are welcome on the Boardwalk and the Eighth Avenue Dog Beach. From May 16 to October 14, dogs are allowed on the Eighth Avenue Dog Beach from 6 pm to 8:30 am. If your dog is unleashed, please make sure they're on their best behavior! And please be on your best behavior, and clean up after your pup.
6) Where do we park?
Street parking is available on Ocean Avenue, and on nearby streets. Parking lots are located near the waterfront at Asbury Avenue next to the Carousel Building, Third Avenue, and Fourth Avenue. Daily rates change based on the date and any special events, form $7 to $20. More information on parking in Asbury Park here.
7) Where are public bathrooms?
Public restrooms are located behind the Beach Office between First and Second Avenue, inside Convention Hall which is between Fifth Avenue and Sunset Avenue, and near the North Beach food truck courts by Seventh Avenue.
8) What time is vendor set up?
For events that run noon-5 pm, set up begins at 10:00 am. Please unload in the U-shaped area on the South end of Convention Hall. But you must move your car after unloading or it will get towed. No late arrivals. All vendors must be set up by 11:45 am. You absolutely can't unload or park in north lot of Convention Hall or you will get towed. That is for staff parking and band equipment unloading only.
9) What time do vendors break down?
For events that run noon-5 pm, break down is from 5-6 pm. Note: You do not need to break down the tents.
10) What do vendor spaces include?
Each space includes a white pop up tent (set up for you) that is 8 feet by 8 feet and 6 1/2 feet tall. You must bring your own tables, chair, and/or equivalent set up. Each space is numbered. Vendors will be sent a map one to two days before the event.
10) Is there Electricity for tents?
Yes. Each booth will have 1 outlet that you can plug a power strip and/or cord into. Each 4 tents will have a box between them with 4 outlets on it. Each box is good for 2000 watts, so we recommend LED fixtures as the best, most efficient, and lightweight solution. You are also welcome to bring battery operated lights. Vendors should bring a 10 foot power cable and all lights that you may need.
11) Is there Wifi?
The Asbury Park Bazaar doesn't have Wifi, but you may be able to access Wifi via the Asbury Park Boardwalk.
12) What is your cancellation / refund policy?
We require 2 weeks notification if you need to cancel and you will be provided a full refund once the space is filled. No refunds otherwise.
If you still have questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.