Kent Downtown Partnership

The Kent Downtown Partnership is seeking artists to participate in Downtown Kent’s Inside OUT Open Air Marketplace. This is a free community event, open to all ages. Inside OUT will be happening every Saturday, July 10 – August 28, 9 AM – 3 PM (with extended hours on August 14 to 8 PM). We are also looking for artists and vendors for a Friday night market, July 23, from 5-8 PM.

We are looking for the following at this time:
• Vendors with a variety of price-points, mediums, and focuses.
• Fine artists and those who make handmade goods are welcome to apply.
• Priority will be given to those who apply early, and whose art and product closely fit the vision of the Marketplace.
• Vendors will be provided a 10×10 booth space and will be located outdoors on 1st Avenue as well as common areas throughout downtown. Some applicants may be paired with a local business (contingent w/compliance on WA Safe Start regs).
• Vendors must provide their own table and/or fixtures and weather protection.
• Vendors are required to be set-up in their space not less than 30 minutes prior to opening event and must remain until the event closes.
• Vendors are responsible for handling their own sales, booth, and materials.
• A booth fee of $40 is due upon acceptance/confirmation by the KDP. There is no application fee.
• Booth space does not include power; if power is required, inquire with the Program Coordinator.
To apply, please visit the Features section of our website at www.downtownkenwa.com
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to guarantee a spot. Applications will be juried by a team of local artists, and acceptances will be sent out within 7 days of receipt of the application.
Preference and priority will be given to vendors whose Items for sale are more than 60% handcrafted.
For more information or questions, please contact Erica Carew at 253-813-6976 or Info@kentdowntown.org.