Farmers Market Vendor Application

Display of produce available at the Farmers' Market

Located in the Merriam historic district, the Merriam Farmers' Market offers a beautiful park environment with access to the Turkey Creek Streamway Trail and Werner Park.

The covered vendor spaces allowing a vendor to back into their stall along with an on-duty market supervisor, restroom facilities and free, paved parking within the Merriam Marketplace in an ideal venue for this weekly market.

Fees include occupational license. 

All space sales are final. There are no refunds.

The City of Merriam reserves the right to accept or reject any and all applications.

Returning Vendors

Saturday stall fee will be $370.00 per stall, a limit of two (2) stalls per vendor.  Applications must be received by February 10, 2023.

New Vendors

Applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.  All applications will be dated and timed, then placed on hold until after the Friday, February 10 deadline for returning vendors from previous season.  Staff will begin reviewing new applications on Monday, February 13 and notification of acceptance will be made Monday, February 20.  

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Payment

Please allow 2 business days for staff to process your application.  Staff will contact each applicant to process payment over the phone with a credit card.  We accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover.  For non-credit card transactions, please notify staff of preferred method of payment at time of phone call for additional directions.

2022 Returning Vendors - deadline February 10, 2023

Applications processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

New applications reviewed on Monday, February 13, 2023. 

Notificaiton of acceptance on Monday, February 20, 2023

Deposit of $100 due by Feburary 10, 2023

Full stall payment due by March 10, 2023

Merriam Farmers' Market will run May 6, 2023 - September 30, 2023

Turkey Creek Car and Motorcycle Show (Saturday, September 9, 2023) is a free day for full season vendors.  Those interested in selling that day will be relocated to the parking lot of the former 5701 building.

Vendors that want to give out samples will be required to be certified to serve samples in 2023.  Any vendor wanting to serve samples must complete a ServSafe Starters Employee Online Course.  Vendors may incur a small fee to take the course. (The manager's course is NOT required)

The sale of eggs and frozen meat is permitted.

The sale of food related items, i.e. recipes; dried pasta, prepackaged food items like popcorn, will be permitted.

The maximum of four baked goods and four jewelry vendors at any time will be enforced throughout the year.

Any full season vendor who brings in a produce vendor that participates in 80% of the weekends during June - August will receive a $100 discount on their 2024 fee.  

Salsa, mustard and sauce concession vendors ONLY must attach a copy of General Liability Insurance Policy listing the City of Merriam as additionally insured.