Becoming a Merchant

Dear Prospective Merchant:
 
The Downtown RiverMarket is currently accepting merchant applications. As we revamp our website, please contact our office by e-mail at River.Market@ci.Monroe.LA.US or by telephone at 318.807.1735 to find out how to become a vendor.
 
Our current dates for the Spring and Fall Season 2017 are the following dates and themes:

Spring 2017:
 
March 4th- Coffee and Tea Festival presented by Downtown Monroe Alliance
April 1st- Woofstock and River RUMble presented by KTVE NBC 10, KARD Fox 14 and Bacardi
April 15th- Kids' Festival presented by 1st Monroe- Downtown and the Origin Bank RiverMarket
May 20th- Ritas on the River presented by Downtown Monroe Alliance
 
Fall 2017:
 
October 7th- Bloody Mary Fest presented by Tito's Handmade Vodka
October 21st- Louisiana Food & Music Festival- KTVE NBC 10 & KARD Fox 14
November 18th- Geeks Along the River
December 2nd- Christmas in DoMo
 
A one time application fee of $15 applies to ALL new vendors. Please be prepared to write a check or money order at the time of applying. The Downtown RiverMarket cannot accept cash payments for anything.
 
Please prepare to pay for your booth fee with a check or money order prior to noon on the Wednesday before the event for which you are reserving a booth. A $20 late fee will be applied to anyone reserving a booth after that time. No vendors will be allowed to set up at the event without having notified the RiverMarket Coordinator of their wanting to attend. No payments will be accepted the day of the event. Our office is always willing to speak with you about your booth reservations.
 
Set up time for each event is 7:00 to 9:30 AM. All merchants are required to stay until the end of the event. Events end at 4 PM unless otherwise specified by the RiverMarket coordinator. Please plan accordingly.
  
 
If you'd like to rent by the day (per Saturday):

Please mail the following:
 
  • Check or money order for rental.
  • A note that includes the date(s) you'd like to attend, your merchant business name and type of product to the address above.
  • New Vendor Application and initialed rules & regulations packet if you are a new vendor.
 
If you'd like to rent a Season (reserve 4 or more Saturdays):
 
  • Please contact the RiverMarket Coordinator to hear about any specials we have on renting a booth for an entire season!
 
RENTAL FEES
 
PRODUCE:
  • 7 ½ x 14 ½ ft space
  • $6 per Saturday
  • FREE Monday-Friday
 
NON-PROFIT/CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS: 
  • 7 ½ x 14 ½ ft space
  • $20 per Saturday
  • $6 Monday-Friday
 
ARTISAN:
  • 15 x 14 ½ ft space
  • $70 per Saturday
  • $60 for 4 or more events paid at one time
 
NON-ARTISAN RETAIL:
  • 15 x 14 ½ ft space
  • $80 per Saturday
  • $70 for 4 or more events paid at one time
 
HOT PREPARED FOOD:
  • Uncovered 18 x 13 ft space
  • $80 per Saturday
  • $60 for 4 or more events paid at one time
 
SNACK FOOD:
  • Uncovered 10 x 10 ft space
  • $40 per Saturday
  • $30 for 4 or more events paid at one time