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Stroll down Commonwealth Avenue in the heart of Plaza Midwood, surrounded by artists, makers, and charlotte's favorite creative businesses. This quarterly street market brings together Charlotteans and the creatives who make the neighborhood the cultural center that it is. After shopping, grab a beer or a sandwich at one of the many establishments along the street or shop with the small businesses permanently residing in PM.

✳ ✳ ✳ Next date: june 29th, 2019 from 11-4p ✳ ✳ ✳

attendee FAQ✳

how often does midwood market happen?

Midwood Market is a open air street market that happens quarterly each year.

is the market free to attend?

Yes, this event is free to attend.

is alcohol allowed?

Alcohol is not allowed at the street festival, but you can stop off at one of the many establishments along the street if you'd like a drink including: Legion Brewery, The Diamond Restaurant, Peculiar Rabbit, Soul Gastrolounge, Roasting Company, and Coaltrane's (to name just a few!)

where is the best place to park?

We suggest parking along the streets of the neighborhood, which are free. There are also available parking lots along Pecan Avenue, which may be paid lots.

are dogs allowed?

Dogs are allowed, but make sure to leave Scruffy home if it's a hot day.

vendor FAQ✳

WHAT ARE THE DATES AND TIME IS THE EVENT?

These events happen quarterly four Sundays a year and generally happen 11-4p (but this is subject to change).

WHAT TYPE OF VENDORS DO YOU LOOK FOR?

This market supports small businesses, makers, and artists that sell tangible goods. 

HOW MUCH IS A BOOTH?

Booth spaces are $70 for a 10x10 space.

do you take food trucks or mobile vendors?

We do not currently have a need for food trucks because there are so many great food options along Commonwealth Avenue. We take mobile shops based on size. This event can only host smaller rigs.

WHAT IS PROVIDED?

Midwood Market provides the overall event and the foot traffic. All vendors must provide their own setup, including the required tent and any tables or chairs you may need. We do not provide wifi. In a broader sense, we have the right to choose which vendors are marketed via our social media channels, but you will be included on the Facebook event page. You'll also have priority registration in any educational events we host.

WHEN DO APPLICATIONS COME OUT?

Applications go out one time via email for each date. Applications generally go out two months in advance of the market date.

HOW DOES THE WAITING LIST WORK?

We generally have an average of 15 businesses on our waiting list for each market. We do not notify the waiting list if they don't get moved. We only let those know who are moved from the waiting list to the accepted list. 

HOW ARE VENDORS CHOSEN FOR A MARKET?

The first vendors accepted are the ones that best fit the people who attend. We look for vendors that target  the Plaza Midwood resident who are affordable and creative. 

DO I HAVE TO BE A REGISTERED BUSINESS WITHIN THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA?

Vendors are required to do what they need to to legally sell in the state of North Carolina. Please visit www.nc.gov for more information.

DO I NEED TO ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS?

Yes, we require our our vendors to accept credit cards. 

IS THERE WIFI OR ELECTRICITY FOR VENDORS?

We do not provide wifi at this time and electricity is available upon request on a very select basis.


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here you’ll receive applications and opportunities once a week ✳