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Artist/Vendors - Innovation Square!

Deadline: Oct 14, 2023 11:59 pm (GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Date: Apr 15, 2023 10:00 am - Oct 14, 2023 4:00 pm (EDT)
Rochester, New York

About the event

Saturday's Weekly April 15th to Oct 14th 2023 10am to 4pm Arts Music Performance Food and more! A curated artists driven marketplace in the heart of downtown Rochester NY, at Innovation Square! A show and sale of art & craftsmanship with an emphasis on original art and hands on craftsmanship An Artists Open Market filled with unique fine artists, makers and craftsmanship of functional and decorative arts. A festive community experience that invites patrons to explore, shop and support a wide variety of artisan small businesses. An experience to be discovered and enjoyed.
Community First Advertising Group LLC
Community First Advertising Group LLC
Community First Advertising Group LLC
Community First Advertising Group LLC

About the application

Hosted by Gallina Development at Innovation Square.
Promotional Partners - Rochester Downtown Development Corporation
iHeart Radio & more!

In the heart of downtown Rochester NY, at Innovation Square!
Saturdays from 10a to 4p April 15th each week until October 17th ( 25 event dates )

Our curated market events may not be the right fit for all creatives as we strive to maintain a unique market place event favoring creative artistry, quality made goods and craftsmanship.

We offer artists creatives makers designers quality craftspeople a consistent promoted eventful
artisan one of a kind market place consisting of 25 event opportunities.

We encourage our artists/vendors to be consistent at the market, making yourself know and recommended by patrons who return again and again.

A new designation in Rochesters revitalised downtown neighborhood of play area!
This weekly open air mall market attracts not only the local community but also county wide as well as showcasing artisans from Rochester and the greater upstate region. And with all that goes on at the market it gives visitors a reason to return over and over again. 

  • Summer Performance Series in The Theater at Innovation Square- A Summer Series of free performances of the cultural, ballet, kids theater programs and more! 
  • Kids Zone - An area with fun creative activities and entertainment for kids and families.
  • Market Outside Stage - Hosting a wide range local entertainment from music, performance and some of Rochester's most talented.
  • Artists and vendors - Local & Regional artist, markers and craftspeople offering their finest in an open market fair, from functional, visual, fashion. flavors and more!
A spring, summer and fall open air artisan mall, stimulating Rochester growth it’s people and community. Where Rochesterians and its visitors can enjoy a festive outdoor market shopping experience, consisting of a core of juried vendors whose offerings consist of self-made goods, arts, textiles, fashion, home goods, furnishings and much more.

Surrounded by theater, music, food, entertainment and activities all-inclusive of the greater Rochester community both young and old.

Terms & Conditions

Artists/Vendor $65 - 10x10 booth space 
Food/Vendor $65 - 10x10 booth space 
( Booth with weights is highly recommended) This is our standard and is best for artists' presentations and protection from the elements.
Food Truck Rate $65

You will ONLY be charged if you are ACCEPTED.
If you are choosing multiple dates ( which we encourage ) you will not be charged immediately all at once. We will create a structure of payments as the season happens.

NO REFUNDS: There are no refunds as vendor fees are used for digital promotion and promotional materials, rent and event costs etc... 

The market is an outdoor event rain or shine we set up unless constant weather dictates otherwise.

Vendor spot requests are first-come, first served. If you do not have a spot preference, one will be assigned to you. Please note, vendor spot preferences will be highly considered but can't be guaranteed. SETUP AND BREAKDOWN: Setup time is between 7AM - 9:40AM. All vendors must be setup and ready to vend by market open (10 AM). Any vendors that arrive after market open, will have their spot forfeited and will NOT be allowed to set up. If for whatever reason, you cannot make your participating date, it is your responsibility to contact us prior to market open to let us know. Breakdown can begin anytime after market close (4PM). Breaking down early requires permission from event staff. Vendors who leave early without permission may not be invited back for future markets. 

Food Vendors that do not operate out of a food truck, must make sure they have obtained a Temporary Food Permit from the Monroe County Health Department and follow all necessary guidelines (food permit and guidelines attached below). ONLY food truck vendors are allowed to operate an open flame at the market. If you are a food vendor that does not operate within a food truck, you cannot use any open flames to cook at your booth due to Rochester Fire Department event safety regulations. 

An all inclusive community for all to come together in this festive celebration of the arts. Hate is never tolerated. 

I hereby declare that I have read and accept all conditions of The Artist Open Market. I understand that there are no refunds of the vending fee. I consent to all photos/ videos taken at the event to be released publicly. Community Advertising Group LLC, Innovation Square,  and affiliated businesses are not responsible for any liability, lost or stolen merchandise or injury during the event.


Artsits Vendor 10x10 $65 Non-refundable
Food /Beverage 10x10 Booth $65 Non-refundable Food/Beverage booth 10x10
Food Truck/trailer $65 Non-refundable Food Vendor/truck

Questions on the application

Business information

  • Business name
  • Legal business name
  • Contact name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Website (Optional)
  • Logo (Optional)

Additional information

  • How did you find out about roc Artist Open Market?
  • Please describe your work.
  • Please choose your category:
  • What are your prices?
  • Artist/Vendor Description.
  • I certify that my work is not "Buy-Sell" or Production work and completely made by me.
  • Do you have a canopy? Canopies with weights are Required.
  • Facebook Artist or Business Page
  • Instagram Artist/Business page ( not personal page )

Picture requirements

  • Minimum pictures required: 15
  • Image is everything....submit at least 15 color photos of your *Current* works/products, at least one photo of your booth set-up, and at least one photo of you making your items or of your work space. If you want to be well represented in event advertising, submit landscape oriented photos. The better your photos look, the better your application looks, and the better we can present you in advertising you as a participating artist/vendor.
Artist/Vendors   -  Innovation Square!
Artist/Vendors - Innovation Square!
Artists Open Market at Innovation Square - Saturday's Weekly April 15th to Oct 14th
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