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Clarksville Parks and Recreation is accepting Vendor Applications for the Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Downtown Market is accepting applications for vendors for its 2016 season from now through October 21st.

The 2016 market season will take place from 8:00am to 1:00pm on Saturdays in downtown Clarksville on Public Square. Since its opening in 2009, the Clarksville Downtown Market has been voted the number one farmers’ market in Tennessee every single year!

The Clarksville Downtown Market is currently seeking vendors of all types; vendors selling local produce, dairy, honey, flowers, cheeses, meats, food products, baked goods/breads, and artisan items are strongly encouraged to apply, but all applicants will be considered. All items must be handmade, homegrown or gathered by the seller or family member.

Clarksville Downtown Market
Clarksville Downtown Market

“The Clarksville Downtown Market is a great way for citizens to interact with those that grow and produce locally and I am so excited to be a part of that connection,” said new Market Manager Channel Lemon. “I encourage all local farmers and artisans to apply.”

The fee for a full-time vendor, selling at all 19 market days, is $200.00. The fee for part-time vendors, selling at 9 market days, is $150.00. Fill-in vendors must pay $20.00 per market day. All vendor spaces include one white 10×10 tent, one table, one chair and access to electricity.

Interested vendors can apply online at www.clarksvilledowntownmarket.com. Vendors must apply each year in order to be considered. Non-produce vendors are required to submit photos of their products and produce vendors must complete a farm inspection conducted by our Market Manager.

A separate application is available for food trucks and other ready-to-consume food vendors. Applications must be submitted by April 4th to be considered.

Are you interested in sharing your talents with our Market patrons? Live music continues to be a part of our Market atmosphere. If you or your group are interested in performing during one of our market days, apply online at www.clarksvilledowntownmarket.com

Help grow our market by being a sponsor! Sponsorship of the Clarksville Downtown Market brings economic, community and business value to you and your identity. We have several different sponsorship levels available, contact the Market Manager at channel.lemon@cityofclarksville.com to find out more.

“I’m so proud of the Downtown Market and I appreciate all of our employees who work so hard to make it a tremendous success,” said Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan. “This is a great opportunity to be a part of Tennessee’s very best farmers’ market!”

For complete vendor rules and guidelines please contact Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931.645.7476 or visit www.clarksvilledowntownmarket.com

About the Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown
Clarksville Downtown Market

The Clarksville Downtown Market is a weekly open-air market featuring local farmers and artisans who offer locally-grown fresh produce, food items, and handcrafted products. The Market strives to provide an opportunity for local customers to connect with local businesses, while enhancing quality of life in our community.

Enjoy live music, meet our Market mascot, “Corny the Cob,” and experience special events on select market days. Be sure to become a fan or follower on Facebook by searching Clarksville Downtown Market and stay “in the know” about the upcoming season.


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