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Indoor Winter Market Dates: Nov. 5 thru April 29
 

Kenosha Public Market is proud to offer features such as a consistent 24-week indoor market, online ordering for shoppers to prepurchase and pickup curbside regardless of weather or health conditions, and participation in downtown community events, marketing opportunities, and partnerships to keep our market visible and top of mind. We have chosen to keep vendor rates low to focus on your ability to make money - after all, our vendors are what makes this a great market!


We have partnered with Visit Kenosha and other area attractions and organizations to host the annual Merry & Bright Holiday Event on December 3rd & 4th. You’ll find a special two day holiday event at Kemper Center. 

Thank you for your consideration and all your hard work. Please let us know if you have questions or if we can help you further.

2022/2023 INDOOR WINTER SEASON:

 

Day:            Saturday

 

Dates:         November 5th thru April 29th (24 weeks)

                    (Excluding Dec 24th & Dec 31st)

 

Location:    6501 Third Avenue - Simmons Auditorium

 

Time:          10am to 2pm

 

Pricing:       Indoor/Outdoor Full Season 

                    Prepaid Rate = $480 ($20 per Saturday)    

    

                    Indoor/Outdoor Individual Dates

                    $25 per Saturday

 

Food Trucks/Trailers are included in this pricing.

 

8 foot tables will be provided to all indoor vendors. 

 

MERRY & BRIGHT HOLIDAY MARKET:

 

Days:        Saturday & Sunday

 

Dates:      December 3rd & 4th

 

Time:       10am to 2pm

 

Pricing:    $25 for each day ($20 for full time vendors)

 

The holiday market will be held in the auditorium, heated 40x120 tent & smaller tents along the pathways in front of the auditorium. 

KPM2GO ONLINE STORE:

Vendors are invited to list their products on our Online Sales Portal-KPM2GO.  KPM promotes this platform in order to increase the number of sales completed before the market opens every week. Orders open Saturday at 9 a.m. thru  Friday at 9 a.m. with pick-up at the market information booth or curbside.

Vendor Qualifications

Only the following types of vendors are considered for our markets:

FARMERS/FOOD PRODUCERS: Vendors who are actively involved and invested in the planting, growing and harvesting of agricultural product on owned, leased, rented, or share-cropped land in the United States of America, but preferentially in the Midwestern Region, with seasonal exceptions to allow for fruit and vegetables to bridge unavailability. This vendor type includes ranchers, dairymen, and fishermen. This category also includes vendors who sell value-added products made from their own farms’ products. ​

 

FOOD PROCESSOR: Vendors who crafts and sells foods that they have personally prepared or processed. Food Processors offer ‘hands on’ processing of fresh food products, such as, prepared meats (jerky), baked goods, condiments, jams, etc., that have added value to their product through some sort of “hands on” processing. 

 

FOOD COURT/(PREPARED FOODS-WINTER MARKET): Vendors who offers freshly made foods onsite or in commercial kitchens, available for immediate consumption and/or pick up. Vendors must provide a generator & 12 gauge electrical cords for electric service. 

FAIR TRADE PRODUCTS: Vendors who offers products designed to support sustainable development of small producer organizations and agricultural workers in developing countries.

ARTIST/CRAFTERS: All art/craft products must be handcrafted in the community by using tools and equipment to produce their product that require skill, personal handling, and or/manipulation.

FOOD VENDORS: All vendors selling ANY food product must read the Temporary Food Stands and then apply online for a permit.

THE FOLLOWING WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AT OUR MARKETS:

  1. Franchises/Chains

  2. Imported ‘non-fair trade’ products

  3. Multi-level Marketing

  4. Direct Sales

  5. Industrial mass produced products

  6. No religious or political affiliated organizations

  7. Secondhand items (exception: those vendors who take a secondhand item and recycle/upcycle that item into a new use)

  8. Live Animals

MARKET RULES AND REGULATIONS

As a potential vendor, we are confident you have many questions. To help guide you, we have created a document that clearly outlines our rules, regulations, and important information you should know about becoming a vendor. It is essential to read and understand the rules.

  1. Kenosha Public Market Rules

  2. Kenosha County Division of Health Temporary Restaurant Checklist

  3. Kenosha Fire Department

BEFORE YOU FILL OUT THE ONLINE APPLICATION, DO YOU HAVE AN ELECTRONIC VERSION OF ALL OF YOUR REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION?

THE APPLICATION FORM MUST BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED IN ONE SITTING OR THE INFORMATION WILL BE LOST. 

 

  • Before you begin filling out the application please review it in its entirety.

  • Make sure that you have all your documents, certificate, pictures and marketing logos, etc., in electronic form (pdf or jpg for example).

  • Once you have started filling out the application form you will not be able to save a form in progress and then return later to finish it. 

  • Once you submit your application you will not have access to your application and cannot make changes to it. 

  • Be sure to include your promotion information as this is what will display on the website to educate customers on who you are and encourage them to visit you!

We will send status notifications via your email address:

(1) for successful submission of the application.

(2) notification of approval, waitlisted or denied status.

UPON APPROVAL OF YOUR APPLICATION, YOU WILL NEED TO SEND YOUR $1M CERTIFICATE OF LIABILITY INSURANCE TO: ContactUs@KenoshaPublicMarkets.com

Certificate of Liability Insurance

Kenosha Public Market, Inc.  

Office: 6633 Green Bay Road

Kenosha, WI  53142