Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost to vend with the Saturday Morning Shoppe?

The cost to be a vendor varies by location and type of vendor. Generally, it costs between $50-150 but the event signup page will have the exact cost.

All spaces are 10×10 and do not include a tent or chairs unless listed.

For more, see the Events page.

Do I pay to attend?

No. General Admission is FREE and open to the public.

What is the setup time for vendors?

Time to setup is 6am – 9am. This is due to limited spaces and safety concerns involving the general public and vehicles in walkways. No exceptions.

What is the size of the vendor space?

Each Vendor Space is no larger than 10 x 10.  Anything larger than 10 x 10 will have to pay for a second space.

What is the deadline to pay for my space?

Spaces are reserved on a first come first serve basis with a limited number of vendor spots. Verbal confirmation will not be honored unless spaces are paid for.

Are there assigned vendor spaces at the market?

Spaces are assigned on a first come basis and based on our effective market design to maximize traffic flow. You will be directed at time of arrival so please follow the direction of the market leaders wearing yellow Saturday Morning Shoppe shirts ONLY.

What is the cancellation policy?

Vendors who cancel within 15 or more days of the market will receive a 100% refund no questions asked.  Vendors who cancel within 10 or more days prior to the market will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations within 5 days prior to the market will receive a 25% refund. Cancellations 5 days or less will not receive any refund.

Can I sell other items I did not list at the time of my registration?

NO, this is not permitted and those caught doing so will receive one warning and be asked to stop.  Failure to comply will result in you being suspended for the next market.  If you get 2 or more suspension you will not be allowed to vend at any of  our markets.

When is the next market?

Saturday Morning Shoppe hours are 10 am to 4pm 1st Saturday each month. See the Events page for all upcoming events.

Do you need volunteers?

Yes, contact us, we are grateful for your support!

Are you accepting vendors?

We accept vendors from anywhere in the US but created the market to support our local economy and emerging small and cottage business owners.  We have a total of 150 spaces available at this time and vendors are accepted on a reservation and paid basis through our website.

Are you accepting sponsors?

Sponsor opportunities are available for the Children’s Zone, shopping bags, seating area, insurance, DJ, and entertainment.  For more information, reach out directly to Renee Edwards: 727-225-6261

Is the event indoor or outdoors?

Saturday Morning Shoppe at Tropicana is located outdoors in lot #4. This is a well shaded lot with plenty of trees. This lot sits North of the Pinellas County Trail and would be great for those wanting to bike to our event or wanting to set up a blanket in the grass area.

Will food be available?

YES, we have a food Zone with food trucks and tents offering breakfast and lunch items.  Seafood, ribs, chicken, burgers, vegan options, desserts, snacks and more…

Is this event kid/family friendly?

YES, Saturday Morning Shoppe is fun for the entire family.  We always have a DJ, bounce house and other activities for kids including Youth vendors, cupcakes and snack vendors.

Are dogs allowed?

YES, Well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcomed. Owners, of course, are responsible for cleaning up after them.

What are the Covid19 safety guidelines?

Saturday Morning Shoppe will follow all the CDC, federal, state, county and city recommended guidelines for large events.  The safety of our guests, vendors, volunteers and staff is most important.