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
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?
2nd Sunday of every month-in all types of weather.
2. What are the 2018 dates?
Jan 14, Feb 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, June 10, July 8, Aug 12, Sept 9, Oct 14, Nov 11, Dec 9.
3. Are there additional markets?
There is a separate stall fee of $45 (regular/stall holders on winter/summer deals are charged $35). Everyone must be booked and paid for in advance on the Thursday prior to each market (includes all Creative Markets).
4. What time do I need to arrive and leave?
Drop off between 7-8.30am and pick up 2-3pm.
5. What are our rates?
$35 per single booking – inside or outside trestle space. Fill-a-gap $25. Children’s stalls $10. Raglan Whaingaroa Not for profit community stall $20.
Electricity or a trestle table, an additional cost.
Summer deal – October-April; Winter deal – May-Sept.
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 Thursday 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 at Petchell Park at the end of Stewart St. 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.
15. Can I use electricity?
Yes, please discuss to arrange prior to the market. You are required to provide your own 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.