WHAT WE'RE ABOUT

Finders is a Fresh & Fun marketplace event.  Our Vendors become part of an extended family. We look for people who love what they do, smile, laugh and love people.  If you just snarled, we may not be your cup of tea.  If you smiled - Bonus points!! 
Our Vendors are selected based on the originality, quality and variety of the goods they offer along with items that fit the vibe of Finders Market.  We limit the number of like products to provide a well varied selection of great items at each market. Qualified vendors are approved on a first come, first served basis so if you have great stuff to sell at Finders Market, apply early and consider confirming your space for all three markets of the season to guarantee your spot! 

 
 

  • Vintage, Retro, Primitives, Antiques

  • Rupurposed, Upcycled Items

  • Architectural Salvage

  • Rescued, Rusty, Chippy Goods

  • Quality Handmade Items

  • Hand-crafted Furniture 

  • Handmade & Boutique Apparel 

  • Original Art 

  • Tasty eats & treats

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTABLE:

MLM/Home Party/Independent Rep products

General Rummage of any kind unless it falls into the categories above

As seen on TV items, Dollar store merchandise, weapons, pornographic or offensive items

 


Does Finders Market take place if it rains?

Yes.  We are open rain or shine.

What does my booth fee cover?

You are provided with the space selection of your choice when you apply.  We offer both indoor and outdoor spaces. Electricity is limited and available at no additional charge indoors, and available for food vendors only outdoors.

How does Finders Market promote the event?

We utilize a cross section mix of advertising including social media, electronic media, postcards to more than 100 businesses, banners, yard signs, local publications and more.

What are the booth fees?

Our booth rates are some of the most affordable you'll find for an event of this type. We offer multiple options for indoor and outdoor spaces ranging in price from $75-$120. Space options and pricing are listed on the application

Is electricity available?

Electricity is available on a limited first come, first served basis both indoors and outdoors under the pavilion at no additional charge. Electricity is not available in our open air spaces except for Food Vendors due to very limited availability.

What is required of Food Vendors?

Food trucks and food service vendors may set up in the outdoor market area. Food Vendors are required to provide us with a copy of insurance and a Food service permit from the Macon County, IL Health Departments. The application for a temporary food service permit can be accessed HERE     Email copies of both to jumpjiveproductions@gmail.com  

Can outdoor vendors park a trailer behind thier space?

Outdoor vendors who reserve a 30' space may park their trailers behind their space for easy access during the market. Trailer and/or vehicle must fit within the 30' area. If it is longer than 30' there are close, convenient parking spaces available.

 

Are overnight accommodations available?

The Decatur Conference Center Hotel offers vendors and shoppers of Finders Market a reduced room rate of $92. There are 2 onsite restaurants and bars as well as an indoor pool. To reserve a room at DCCH, call 217-422-8800 and request the Finders Market rate. Additional hotel accommodations are available within a 10 minute drive near Hickory Point Mall in Forsyth.  

Where can I find additional information?

The Vendor Application has all the information regarding booth fees, check in, set up and more.  Visit the Application page HERE  

Can I complete the application online?

You sure can! The easiest and quickest way to apply is by completing our online application. Once you complete the application and click submit, you will be re-directed to Paypal. Payment can be made through Paypal checkout using a credit/debit card or checking account transfer.  Apply Online HERE

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