2016 Poster & Makers!

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We are so excited to share our 2016 event poster, created by the super talented The Dapper Jackalope!  We have also announced the full list of 2016 Wintry Market Makers – to get a glimpse of what they will be selling head over to this page.

If you would like a physical or digital copy of the poster email us at hello@wintrymarket.com.

Inspiration : Making the Most of your Booth Space

For those of you who haven’t done a market before (and for those who have) we wanted to provide you some ideas for setting up your display. The booth spaces at El Korah Shrine are 6’x6′ again. Please use your space to best display your product, below are a few layout suggestions for an outward facing and inward facing design.

Here are some useful tips for displaying your goods:

  • Layout and access to your booth makes a difference for your patrons – do a mock-up at home before the event if you can.
  • Decide where you want to sit / stand in your space.
  • Plan a location for additional merchandise and gift wrap.
  • Create signage so patrons know what your booth name is.
  • Be creative with your booth materials, create more than one level of display.

Below are some display ideas from a few of our 2015 Wintry vendors – check out our Pinterest board  for more!

(p.s. You have just a few more days to apply – application deadline is this Saturday September 17th!)

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Camp Wintry : Cookies, Crafts & Convo

Last week Team Wintry hosted our 2015 Camp Wintry, a meet-up of vendors and an event Q&A with Amy and Kristin at BeeWise Goods/Boise Bakery on State Street. Owner, maker, and entrepreneur extraordinare, Gabrielle Krake, hosted us and provided the biggest and best cookies in town (which, by the way, paired really well with our wine and beer). We can’t thank her enough for offering up her space, sweet treats, and sharing her expertise as a past vendor and shop owner. Gabrielle, along with a handful of other experienced Wintry sellers, gave the newbies great tips on bringing enough cash, the intricacies of using phones and tablets for electronic payments, and filing the appropriate tax documents. We shared Julia Green Illustation’s amazing posters for this year’s event, and talked about the logistics of parking and booth set up. It was such a great night to meet up and ask and answer questions. Looking forward to seeing what our 60+ creative vendors bring to the El Korah Shrine in a few short weeks!

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Number Five!!

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HIGH FIVE! GIMME FIVE! IT’S OUR NUMBER FIVE!
That’s right, Wintry Market turns FIVE this November, friends. We are so excited to share our 5th anniversary with you all. Team Wintry is currently in the mad prep and plan phase for 2015. If you’re a maker/vintage seller/painter/crafter who’d like to try your hand at a sweet holiday market, our application is live and free and quick and easy. You have until September 18th: http://bit.ly/1JJB6bx.

We’re happy to announce that this year’s dates are Saturday November 21 from 10am-5pm and Sunday November 22 from 10am3pm. And we’re back at our favorite historic place to party again this year…..the El Korah Shrine! In case you haven’t been there before, it’s located downtown Boise on the corner of 12th and Idaho Streets, right near the Record Exchange. Here’s to big birthdays and happy holiday markets!

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Need more Wintry? We’ve got you covered!

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Team Wintry is excited to announce our first ever Wintry Market Pop Up Shop!

As part of the City of Boise Arts & History Department Boise MADE series at the Sesqui-Shop this December, we’re kicking off the month, Wintry style. Starting this First Thursday December 4th, we’ll be selling select wares from 20-30 of our fantastic Wintry Market vendors. Join us from 5-9pm on Thursday for live music by Audra Connolly, coffee, tea and cider from St(r)eam Coffee & Tea Bike, snap some photos at our festive photo booth, and, shop local and handmade for the holidays, of course!

DATES|TIMES:

Thursday December 4th 12-9pm | Friday December 5th 12-6pm | Saturday December 6th 12-6pm

LOCATION:

The Sesqui-Shop is at 1008 W. Main Street, Boise. It’s a little historic storefront near Asiago’s restaurant.

COST:

Free! The super affordable and creative gifts you’ll want to purchase from us along with a warm beverage will cost a tiny bit, though, so bring cash, check or credit cards.

Check out the event Facebook page here for more info!

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Application & Open Studio

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Just a friendly little reminder to all the talented Idaho makers – the Wintry Market 2014 vendor application is due on Monday – October 20th!

Also the gracious Bricolage is letting us host a couple open studio sessions in their space on Saturday October 25th & Saturday November 8th from 3-5pm…. bring your projects and join us and your fellow makers!