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Autumn Craft Fair and Treasures Market Vendor Information & Guidelines

October 26 - 27, 2024

The Sycamore Music Booster’s Craft Fair is administered by volunteers to raise money for the Sycamore Community School District 427. Thank you for supporting our cause!

Please read the following information and guidelines. All applications received will be accepted with the understanding that you have thoroughly read, understand, and agree to adhere to information contained on this page.

General Information

Location: Sycamore High School Field House 427 Spartan Trail, Sycamore, IL 60178
Contact: Vendor Chair - syc427actm@gmail.com

Admission : Adults - $3 / Students & Seniors - $1 / Children under 5 are admitted free
Doors open to the public: 9 a.m. to  5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, and 9 a.m. to 3. p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27.

 

Online Registration:

You can register and pay fees online. Please use both links below to complete and pay for your registration.

>> Online Registration

>> Registration Fee Payment

Alternatively you can download the PDF version.

Booths

  • All booths are 10’ x 12’ and are located inside of the Sycamore High School Field House. Booths are not furnished. Vendors are responsible for bringing all tables, chairs, etc. Floor capacity is 190 booths.

  • Electricity may be available for an extra charge of $20 per booth; these booths are along the walls of the field house (returning vendors who require are offered priority if requested, followed by new requests in order of receipt).

  • Vendors are responsible for booths meeting/exceeding all local, county, and state laws (including food sampling) and possessing the necessary paperwork to verify that your booth complies (such as food permits) prior to setup. To ensure the safety of all who participate, the craft fair will have visits from the fire, police and health departments before the fair begins. For questions regarding food permits or to obtain an application, please visit the county’s website at http://health.dekalbcounty.org/services/food-saftey/. The DeKalb County Health Department can also

    be reached by emailing food@dekalbcounty.org or by phone at 815-748-2153.

  • No dogs/animals are allowed in the field house unless service animal documentation is presented

Setup / Breakdown

  • Each vendor will be assigned an alpha-number. This number will represent and coordinate with the area of the field house where your booth is located; booths may not be sold or sublet.

  • The field house will be open to vendors during the following:
    o Friday 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Vendor set-up only; Signing up for a dock unloading time is strongly encouraged! (please read future emails for more details)
    o Saturday 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Final set-up prep 6:30-8:30 a.m.; booth must be completely set up no later than 8:30a; craft fair is open 9a – 5p
    o Sunday 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Vendor restock from 7:30-8:30a; fair is open 9a-3p; Dismantle begins no earlier than 3p; tear down 3-6p; vendors must be completely moved out of the Fieldhouse no later than 6p Sunday

NEW VENDORS AND VETERAN DEALERS ADDING NEW EXHIBITS

Please submit four different photos depicting merchandise to be exhibited. All photos must be labeled with your name/business name and description of items. Send to syc427actm@gmail.com

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FEE

(Prior to July 31) $160 per booth (nonrefundable if booked). If electricity is needed, please include a separate check for $20 for each booth. Pay online here.

STANDBY REGISTRATION FEE

(After Aug. 1) $190 per booth (nonrefundable if booked). If electricity is needed, please include a separate check for $20 for each booth.

BOOTH ASSIGNMENTS

Will be made on Sept. 15 for applications received by Aug. 1. Applications received after Aug. 1 will be assigned at the craft fair discretion, upon vendor acceptance.

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