BECOME A VENDOR
THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN BECOMING AN LOVE♡SHINE♡PLAY VENDOR!
VENDOR APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN
Thank you for your interest in becoming a vendor of the Mountain Air Market at LOVE♡SHINE♡PLAY Festival. If you are a passionate giver or maker with something unique to offer, we want to hear from you in 2020. We are looking for individuals and companies that align with our values, speak to our clientele, and have a desire to help us create a vibrant, fun, adventurous, festival community. We are excited to offer our vendors prime location in Pack Square Park, the hub of the festival and the heart of downtown Asheville, with the market being open to the public for the entirety of the weekend.
ABOUT LOVE♡SHINE♡PLAY FESTIVAL ATTENDEES:
51% stayed in local hotels
27% local Asheville residents
92% college or post graduate
43% household income of $100,000 or above
Selected by Travel + Leisure as #10 in its ranking of “Top Cities in the U.S.”* and #11 in the “Best Cities in North America,” ** Asheville has quickly become a destination for travelers seeking outdoor recreation, a vibrant arts and crafts community, a booming craft brewery industry and an award-winning foodie scene.
- At $128 per person per day, travelers visiting Asheville spend slightly higher than the national average. The majority are in the 35-54 age range with an average household income of $85k+ and are more likely than the average U.S. traveler to take part in outdoor activities, sports, eco and sustainable travel and festivals and fairs.*
Over 15 million Americans practice yoga
68% earn over $75k annually
40.6% are 18-34, 41% are 35-54
15% of yoga practitioners go on a yoga retreat each year
20% average annual increase in number of people in the U.S. practicing yoga over the past five years
87% increase in spending on yoga products in U.S. since 2010
Cost for a booth:
10x10 booth space: $500 (vendor provides tent) - $100 upgrade for corner booth
10x20 booth space:$900 (vendor provides tent) - $100 upgrade for corner booth
Non-profit 10x10 booth space: $250 (vendor provides tent, must provide credentials)
10 x 10 Shared booth space: $300 per vendor (vendor provides tent) - $100 total upgrade for corner booth
Food Trucks: 10% of sales + 20 vouchers for presenter meals (we do not currently accept food tents)
*Limited electricity available for additional $50, must be indicated on application.
Healing Art Practitioners (Massage, Acupuncture etc.):
We have a limited number of one-day or half day slots for therapists wanting to offer their services.
Cost is $75 for each half day (LSP provides tent, practitioner must bring table)
Please contact directly for this option.
Festival Vendor Details:
Vendor village will operate for all three days of the festival. Vendors must be present in their booth for entirety of this time.
Required Hours (booth must be staffed):
Friday 12pm - 7pm (option to stay open until 8pm)
Saturday 10am - 7pm (option to stay open until 8pm)
Sunday 10am - 4pm
Vendors must provide tent with weights (vendors may not use stakes to secure tent, tent walls are required for overnight security)
What you receive:
One 10x10 or 10x20 space
Up to 2 vendor wristbands (access to main festival event)
4 Single Class passes
This years Mountain Air Market is a JURIED market. We will have two selection rounds. Applications received between November 15th 2019 - February 15th 2020 will be notified by March 30, 2020. Applications received between February 15th 2020 - April 15th 2020 will be notified of acceptance by May 30th, 2020. Late applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis if space becomes available.
To apply to become a vendor at the LOVE♡SHINE♡PLAY Festival please fill out the below form. $20 fee is non-refundable.
Please read our Terms & Conditions (below) prior to submitting an application.
If you are having issues with this form, please email