Raglan Creative Market Stallholder FAQs

Refer to our guidelines, etc for more detail on our website – click hyperlink http://www.raglanmarket.com/about/

Stall Holder Policy


Stall Holder Booking


Market Location



Raglan Creative Market has run since 2005. You will find us at the Old School Arts Centre, at 5 Stewart Street in a beautiful 19th century Heritage building, it is organized by the Raglan Community Arts Council (RCAC).

1. When are the markets held?

Our regular creative markets are the 2nd Sunday of every month-in all types of weather, 10am – 2pm.

2. What are the 2019 dates?

Jan 13, Jan 26th (additional), Feb 10, Feb 24 (additional), March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14, Aug 11, Sept 8, Oct 13, Oct 27th (additional), Nov 10, Dec 8.

What are the 2020 dates of the regular markets?

Jan 12, Feb 9, Mar 8, Apr 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, Aug 9, Sept 13, Oct 11, Nov 8, Dec 13.

3. Are there additional markets?

Yes and here are 2020 dates:

Jan 26 – Sunday, 10-2pm   Auckland & Waikato Anniversary weekend

Feb 21 – Friday, 4-7pm

Mar 20 – Friday, 4-7pm

Oct 25 – Sunday, 10-2pm Labour Day long weekend

There is a separate stall fee of $45.  Everyone must be booked and paid for in advance on the Wednesday prior to each market (includes all Creative Markets).

4. What time do I need to arrive and leave?

Drop off between Summer times: 7-8.30am and pick up 2-3pm and Winter times: 7.30-8.30am and pick up 2-3pm.

You will be advised of specific arrival times via email, before the market date, depending on where your stall space is located on site.

5. What are our rates?

$35 per single booking (Winter) – inside trestle space or 3mx3m outdoor space.

$40 per single booking (Summer) – inside trestle space or 3mx3m outdoor space..

Fill-a-gap $25 (outdoor)

Children’s stalls $10.

Raglan Whaingaroa Not for profit community stall $20.

Table Hire $10.

Electricity additional cost (stall holder must supply own adapters and extension cables): $5 (10A), $8 (16A), $12 (32A)

Summer deal – October-April (7 markets): $245  ($5 reduction for every market)

Winter deal – May-Sept (5 markets): $150 ($5 reduction for every market)

All year round deal (12 markets): $348 ($29 per market)

6. How do I pay for my stall?

If you are a casual stall holder, then you will need to pay to confirm your space no later than the Wednesday before the market. Payment by Internet Banking: include the letter RCM and your name as references. Bank Account Number: 38 9018 0232468 00

7. Can I park my vehicle at my stall?

No. Parking is available 5 minutes walk away. With the exemption of our coffee van. We are willing to make an exemption for those stall holders who have classic vehicles that they sell their products from. This will need to be pre-approved and the health and safety rules apply that no vehicle may be moved off the tarmac before 2pm.

8. How many stalls are there?

We have between 28 and 68 regular stalls, depending on the seasons, with a rotation of new and interesting stalls every month.

9. Who will be coming to the Market?

Locals and visitors attend. The Raglan Creative Market attracts people from all lifestyles who are passionate about handcrafted items, modern design, up-cycled goods, gourmet food and fresh locally grown produce.

10. What type of stalls?

There is a variety of diverse stalls, these reflect the people who live and visit Raglan. For example – painters, carpenters, artists, jewelers, perfume, candle, soap, pesto, jam, cakes, makers; plants, crystals, jade, and gems; baby, adult, animal clothes; people who use natural, hand crafted natural health products; maps, books, prints, and ice cream makers!

11. Is there a space for musicians to perform?

Yes, we are always looking for buskers, musicians.

12. Do you have a policy for what kind of items can be sold?

Yes we do. We look at the quality of your products, the appearance of your stall display and how unique you are. Unfortunately, we cannot accept everyone’s application but that does not mean we do not like your products! Our aim is to provide a diverse market experience for everyone who visits. Minimum 60% of produce must be handmade or created by stallholders. NO second hand clothing or other used items to be sold, unless items have been modified and/or up-cycled. Priority is given to Raglan locals and then to those living in the greater Waikato region.

13. How is the market advertised?

Through various channels – Social media – we have a face book page; by advertising on our local radio station; E-newsletters; our website; Eventfinda; the local newspaper, and additionally we have a great selection of posters and flyers that are distributed around town and with key accommodation providers.

14. Can Eftpos be used?

Yes it can, either yours or the Arts Centre’s. You will need to complete and sign a form. Your customers cannot draw any cash out (we are not a bank!).

15. Can I use electricity?

Yes, please discuss to arrange prior to the market. You are required to provide your own outside extension cords & leads. Raglan Creative Market reserves the right to refuse the use of faulty or unsafe equipment. Further details are on our website.

16. What are the requirements I need to sell food?

You will need to email what food item you are wanting to sell, and let us know if you are registered with local council or MPI.

17. Is there a kitchen I can use?

Yes, we have a commercial kitchen. Please contact us to arrange prior to the market.

18. What happens with our rubbish?

You are encouraged to use recyclable and biodegradable products wherever possible. Stallholders and vendors play a very important part in helping create a zero waste event. Your support of the Raglan Old School Arts Centre’s waste minimization goal is appreciated.

19. Do I need public liability insurance?

It is the stallholder’s responsibility to plan against adverse weather conditions such as rain, wind, cold and heat and ensure that appropriate safety and wet weather procedures are in place. RCAC are not be liable for loss or damage to stock and/or equipment.