Questions & Answers

Questions & Answers

What is Handmade Collectives?

​Handmade Collectives hosts uniquely themed craft and vendor markets with a festival vibe.. We offer an innovative solution by creating uniquely themed marketing platforms for handmade creatives and other small businesses. We hire DJ's, musicians, and provide a host of activities and games to encourage shopping and increase impressions from attendees. We only host two events per year that are fun, creative and community focused like our Mad Hatter's Festival (returning in the of spring 2020). Make sure you sign up for our newsletter to get the details. Always Remember "People may not know who you are now, but they will as long as you get out and tell them!" ~ Izzy Roseborough If you would like to stay up to date on events, workshops, and meetups please sign up for our newsletter.

How do I apply for a Handmade Collectives' festival?

Our aplications will open approximately 3-6 months prior to an event. Early Applications are sent out to those who have signed up to receive our newsletter first. This is great because it also includes our Earlybird Fee. To apply to the market please visit the "Apply" page and choose the category that you fall under. To find out when the next Application will be posted, please sign up for our newsletter or visit us on Facebook and Instagram.

How much does it cost to participate in events?

The cost will vary based on the location of the venue and the space that you choose. Our outdoor events are usually between $55-$100

What happens after I am accepted to be a vendor at an event?

After you have been accepted, you will recieve an email with an invoice on Thursday, Friday or Saturday between 9am - 12pm.

*All invoices must be paid by Monday at 11:59pm. Invoices that are not paid by Monday will be cancelled Tuesday.

After you pay your invoice, you will receive a confirmation email, with importartant details.

Please read the entire confirmation email.

What is a "Unique Feature"

Unique Features can be activities, workshops, or demonstrations that will engage the community. This can include photo booths, seating, games, poetry, music, dancing, yoga, just to name a few.

You can offer a special feature even if you do not have a booth.

If you would like to offer a special feature or have an idea, just send us an email and let us know. We want to hear it!!

You can email us at or just tell us about it when you apply.

When will I find out complete set up details?

We will email all of our participants a copy of all of this information 1 month prior to the event. This will include load-in dates and times, breakdown time, and other important information.

If you do not receive an email 30 days before the event, please email us at

Do I need a permit to participate?

It is based on the venue where we host our events. If a permit is needed, it will be listed at the top of the vendor application. This is why it is very important to read the entire application from top to bottom. Park permits are required to sell your goods in Jacksonville Parks. The cost of your park permit is included in your price, unless otherwise noted.

Where are Handmade Collectives events held?

Our events are held in Florida and Georgia.

What kind of vendors do you accept?

Our markets and events are open to all small businesses, entrepreneurs, organizations, artists, and musicians.

Do I need Insurance to participate?

All of our events are insured by us, although we highly recommend that you have General Liability Insurance to not only protect your goods, but you and your business as well.

How are you promoting the events?

We promote the event via Facebook, Instagram, and printed flyers. Starting 2020 we will be extending our event advertisements to other websites, press releases, news and radio stations.

When is your next event?

Our next event will be spring 2020

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