Become a vendor!

Vendor Application and Agreement

 

To apply to become a vendor member complete the online application.  An electronic version of this application will be sent to vendors prior to the market, for your electronic signature. 

The Lee Vista Community Market hosts an assortment of prepared food and artisan vendors. 

To apply to become a vendor member complete the online application. 

Vendor Agreements

 Vendors must read and accept the Rules & Regulations available below and submit payment. 

The Market will review vendor applications based upon product type, current number of vendors selling similar products, and product quality.  The Market strives to have no more than 2 vendors selling very similar items(may vary based on category). This is determined on a case by case basis by the Market committee. Uniqueness and product fit for community will be considered in vendor acceptance decisions. 

 

The Lee Vista Community Market hosts an assortment of artisan vendors and limited prepared food/drinks. At this time, we are not accepting food trucks.  We aim to not only support local vendors, but local businesses in the Lee Vista . 

 Vendors must read and accept the Rules & Regulations available below and submit payment. 

The Market will review vendor applications based upon product type, current number of vendors selling similar products, and product quality.  The Market strives to have no more than 2 vendors selling very similar items. This is determined on a case by case basis by the Market committee.  Although many may apply, not all will be approved.   Uniqueness and product fit for community will be considered in vendor acceptance decisions. When the market is at capacity, no additional vendors will permitted, but may be placed on a waiting list.  Being placed on a waiting list does not guarantee that a vendor will be allowed in current or future markets.

  • Payment must be made upon approval of application to confirm your vendor space/date.  The vendor fee is $45.00. Payment confirms your vendor spot.  Verbal or written statements with intentions of being at market or making payment is not accepted.  There are multiple approvals in all categories and acceptance is based on whom paid first (approved vendors).  

  • Applications must be completed 2 weeks prior to the scheduled market date.

  • NO REFUNDS or exceptions will be made due to weather or failure on the part of the vendor.

  • Vendors who fail to show for an event may be restricted from future events.

  • Vendors may not “share” a booth with non-registered vendors.  Doing so may restrict a vendor from future events.

  • Vendors MUST be set up not later than 8:45 am and may not start break down until 2:00 pm.

  • Vendor spaces are not permanent and are strategically placed based on aesthetics and surroundings.  Any vendor that has moved their assigned location may be asked to leave and may be restricted from future markets.

  • The Market does not allow the sale of drugs, firearms, ammunition, fireworks, or other hazardous items.

  • The sale of any alcoholic beverages is strictly prohibited.

  • Vendors may not park on any of the grassy areas, reserved, resident, or business private parking.

  • Vendors table, set up, and area must be professional and well kept.

  • Electricity, tables, chairs and canopies are the responsibility of the vendor.  The market does not provide electricity.

  • Each vendor MUST have 10lb weight per leg tent.  There are no exceptions to this and vendor is fully responsible for any damage or injuries caused by their tent, items or persons.  If a vendor does not have required weights, they will not be allowed to set up a tent.

  • With acceptance of your application, you agree and confirm that you have, if necessary, the required licenses, permits and/or insurance for your business.  Market managers may ask at any time, all or any vendor to present licenses (if applicable).

  • The Market Management team reserves the right to make reasonable changes without notice.

  • Because of safety concerns, vendor’s children under the age of 16 are not permitted in the booth at any time.

  • THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING BY VENDORS OR THEIR EMPLOYEES INSIDE THE MARKET AREA. (This includes vapor cigarettes) Any vendor caught will receive an expulsion from the market and permanent loss of vending privileges.

  • All items for sale must be approved by the Market Manager and the Market Director, prior to Vendor’s use of a space at the Market. When adding any additional items to a booth for sale the Market Manager and the Market Director must approve such items in advance. A request must be made in writing by email to leevistafarmersmarket@outlook.com. Vendor is given a non-exclusive right to sell such items and in no way does the Market Director’s approval constitute granting of an exclusive right to sell such items.

  • The Directors and Market Managers reserve the right to make necessary changes for the greater good of the market.  Any changes, if not needed to be done immediately, will be communicated in writing.

  • Lee Vista Community Market and market managers have zero tolerance for rudeness and unprofessional behavior.  A vendor may be asked to leave due to this.

Hold Harmless/Indemnification/Copyright Agreement

 Vendor shall indemnify and hold harmless ACE, The City of Orlando, Lee Vista and Market Manager and associates, from and against any and all liability, claims, demands, damages, expenses, fees, fines, penalties, suits, proceedings, actions and costs of actions, including attorney’s fees for trial and on appeal, of any kind or nature arising out of or in any way connected with this Contract or Vendor’s use of the space(s), sale of goods or conduct of business by Vendor, its agents, servants, employees, customers, patrons or invitees or any act or omission of Vendor, its agents, servants, employees, customers, patrons or invitees. Vendor is responsible for all monies collected from the sale of Vendor’s goods plus collecting and reporting of sales tax. Lee Vista Community Market, ACE Productions (Market Managers), and  the City of Orlando and Lee Vista Community are in no way responsible for any lost or stolen monies or items.

Vendor assumes all costs arising from the use of patented, trademarked, or copyrighted materials, equipment, devised, processes, or dramatic rights used on or incorporated in the conduct of any Vendor at or related to its operations at the Market; and Vendor agrees to indemnify and hold harmless ACE Productions (Market Managers and associates) the City of Orlando and Market Managers from all damages, costs and expenses in law or equity for or on account of any patented, trademarked, or copyrighted materials, equipment, devices, processes, or dramatic rights furnished or used by Vendor in connection with this Agreement and will defend ACE Productions and More (Market Managers and associates) the City of Orlando and Market Managers from any such suit or action, regardless of whether it be groundless or fraudulent. This Agreement has been entered into in Orange County, Florida and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Florida and venue for any action arising from this Agreement shall be Orange County, Florida.

Electronic signatures will indicate that Vendor has carefully read and understands all of the above terms and requirements and the attached as Exhibit “A”, Lee Vista Community Market Policies and Procedures, and incorporated herein by reference, and that any violation of such may result in loss of Lee Vista Community Market vending privileges.

Updated August 2022