Vendor space available at the Islands Indian Market

by Jul 2, 2012NEWS ka-no-he-da0 comments

     The Islands Indian Market is designed to offer the opportunity for EBCI tribal members to showcase their traditional, cultural and unique arts and crafts for the community and visitors in an outdoor setting for selling their items.

     Spaces are available at the Islands Indian Market is every day from 8am – 5pm and is on a first come basis; no assigned spaces.  Spaces are approximately   12’ X 12’ and cost $5.00 a day (Monday thru Thursday), $10.00 a day (Friday thru Sunday). 

     The Islands Indian Market is located adjacent to the Oconaluftee Island Park at the intersection of US 441N and US 19. Craft vendors must be enrolled members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. All items for sale must be handmade by an EBCI tribal member and all produce must be locally grown. All vendors must complete an application form.  Up to three booths for produce and five booths for crafts per day are permitted. The vendor is responsible for setup and cleanup of the space, vendors must bring heavy duty trash bags to bag their garbage, securing bags properly at the end of the day.  Vendors are responsible for bank and sales. Vendor is responsible for obtaining any relevant government permits.

     All spaces have electricity and are covered.

     Call or visit the Cherokee Welcome Center to register for a booth space at 554-6490. The Visitor Center is at 498 Tsali Blvd. across from the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds.

– EBCI Travel & Tourism