2014 Vendor Registration


2013 Bazaar – Vendor Registration Form


2013 Bazaar – Policies and Procedures


Contact Information

2014 Badger Mountain School Holiday Bazaar

Chairperson
c/o 1515 Elementary St.
Richland, WA 99352

Vendor Contact: (509) 460-7505

Other Inquiries: (509) 554-3371

Badgerholidaybazaar@gmail.com


2014 SCHOOL BAZAAR INFORMATION

About the Bazaar

The Badger Mountain Elementary PTO has been staging the Badger Mtn. School Holiday Bazaar since 1981. This is a major fundraising event for the school and all our “promoters” who contribute their time and talents are parent volunteers who strive to give you and your customers the best possible Bazaar experience. It is also the largest school Bazaar in the Tri-Cities.

Bazaar Details

Location: Badger Mountain Elementary – 1515 Elementary Street – Richland, WA 99352

Date and Hours: Saturday, December 6th, 8:00am – 4:00pm.

Admission: Adults $3.00 – Children 12 and under FREE!

Featuring: Screened vendors – no imports, manufactured or buy/sell items.

Over 100 crafters with unique handcrafted items such as stone coffee coasters, birdhouses, embroidered golf towels, rag quilts, magnetic jewelry, soy candles, soaps and scrubs, soft sculpture dolls, decorative bears and bunnies, wood toys, painted gourds, swags and wreaths, lighted glass blocks, water color prints, items made from vintage linens, hand painted décor, rustic/cottage style décor, wood pens plus much, much, more!

Gourmet foods such as flavored popcorn, teas, fudge, toffee, kettle korn, cinnamon roasted almonds, meat rubs plus more!  Most of these vendors provide samples!

How Do I Apply?

Returning Registered Vendors Registered Vendors, who participated in the Bazaar the previous year, will automatically receive notice for registration via email in early August.

New Vendors should contact the Bazaar Chairperson to get on a mailing list for a pre-screening process no later than August 1st. New Vendors should not print out the Registration Packet unless notified by the Bazaar Chairperson of acceptance. A pre-screening postcard will be sent out in early August with these instructions.

  • Submit your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address on an index card
  • Submit one or more pictures of your main or featured craft(s) (these are non-returnable)
  • Mail to:
    2011 Badger Mtn. School Holiday Bazaar
    c/o Chairperson
    1515 Elementary Street
    Richland, WA 99352
  • Prescreening deadline: August 30
    You will be notified of acceptance after August 30
  • We reserve the right to deny any craft based on our discretion.

Application Deadlines:

Returning 2013 Vendors Only: September 1, 2014

New Vendors: Pre-Screening Deadline: August 30,2014; Registration Packet Deadline:  September 15, 2014

 

Vendor Information

We offer:

  • Reasonable booth space rates/No commission charges
  • An average attendance of over 1800
  • Screened artists – no imports, manufactured or buy/sell items
  • Advertising and promotion using all major media
  • Vendor name or business name, craft and location on a Vendor Directory (program) distributed at the Bazaar to all customers
  • Parking is limited on site; vendors must park on side streets (RV parking is not available)
  • Parking patrol during set-up and take down
  • Check-in process
  • A $3.00 admission – Children 12/under FREE when accompanied by an adult
  • Free public parking
  • Limited meals (breakfast bakery goods, salads,  pizza and beverages), bake sale items, and complimentary coffee and tea for all our vendors (a list of food items will be in your check-in packet)

Confirmation Packet:

Confirmation Packets are usually sent no later than October 5 and contain vital information including your check-in time and check-in procedures. If you have not received a packet by October 15th, please contact the Bazaar Chairperson.

Set-up

Friday, December 5, 2014 – 5:00pm – 8:00pm

*Individual set up times are in the Confirmation Packet. Vendors are asked to adhere to their specific set-up time and not arrive early. Vendors are not allowed on school grounds until after 5:00 pm.

Booth Rates

Booth Space is the length you request and the depth is normally 5 feet (i.e., 6 x 5 or 8 x 5).  Due to classroom sizes, we are not able to give more depth space as you would normally get at other shows.

6 foot space ONLY $ 55.00
6 foot space with 6 foot table $ 70.00
8 foot space ONLY $ 65.00
8 foot space with 6 foot table $ 80.00
Additional Foot Space (subject to availability) $ 15.00 per ft.
Outside space ONLY
– only available to special vendors
– 6, 8, 10ft space limitation; depth varies
$ 45.00
Additional 6 foot table $ 15.00

How Do I Get There?

Location: Southeastern Washington
Climate in December: Cold, with possible rain or snow showers
(Note: some vendors find it helpful to arrive a day earlier in case of bad weather)

Driving Directions:

From Spokane

Take I-90 east to I-395 south Exit 220 toward Pasco

(option 1) I-182 west to Richland, Exit 3A Queensgate Drive
Left on Keene Road, Left on Elementary Street Left on Mountainview Lane

(option 2) Take I-90 east to I-395 south Exit 220 toward Pasco I-182 west to Richland, East on 240, Exit at Columbia Park Trail Keep right at the turnabout, Left at Leslie Road Right on Mountainview Lane

From Yakima

Take I-82 east to I-182 East, Exit 3 at Queensgate Drive
Right on Queensgate Drive, Left on Keene Road Left on Elementary Street

From Hermiston

Take I-82 west to Badger Road Exit 109, Right on Badger Road Left on Leslie Road (go 2.6 miles), Left on Mountainview Lane.

Where Can I Stay?

Please contact the hotels directly for more information. Some hotels offer discounted rates for our vendors.

*These hotels are the closest to the school.

Holiday Inn Express*
1970 Center Parkway
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 737-8000
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Comfort Inn*
7801 Quinalt Avenue
Kennewick, WA 99336
(509) 783-8396
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Shilo Inn
50 Comstock
Richland WA 99354
(509) 946-4661

 
Red Lion Hotel*
1101 N. Columbia Center Blvd.
Kennewick, WA 99336
(509) 783-0611
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Fairfield Inn*
7809 W. Quinalt Avenue
Kennewick, WA 99336
(509) 783-2164
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Clarion Hotel
1515 George Washington Way
Richland, WA 99354
(509) 946-4121