Footscray Finds

FIND THE UNIQUE, BOUTIQUE AND HANDMADE

 

DATES FOR 2017:

OCTOBER 15TH
NOVEMBER 19TH
DECEMBER 17TH

JUNE 18TH
JULY 16TH
AUGUST 20TH
SEPTEMBER 17TH

FOR STALLHOLDERS:

What can I sell at Footscray Finds?

Footscray Finds will feature the unique, boutique and handmade so we want your pre-loved fashion, your old antiques and of course your very own handiwork.
We welcome Melbourne based craft makers, designers and businesses.
You can see more and about what you can and cannot sell in our T&Cs.

How much is a site?
All sites are $50. You can operate out of a car boot or a 3x3m marquee. Please note, no equipment is provided or available for hire.

How does registration work?
Simply visit our Registration Page, read the terms and conditions, and follow the prompts.
Footscray Finds reserves the right to deny applications.

Do I have to be local?
While we will look at locals favourably, our friends from over the river are very welcome.  

How big are the sites?
Car boot spaces are the size of a car space – stallholders are not permitted outside these zones.
Marquee spaces 3 x 3m

Applicants may only operate within their allocated stall site. The stall space is defined by the marking of a single car park parking space. Stalls extend into the walkway by 1 meter (White Dots mark the limit). The use of walkways between stall sites and vacant stall sites for the placing or storage of goods is prohibited

What do I need to bring?

  • Proof of registration

  • Stall set up – marquees, tables, chairs etc.

  • Wet weather cover for your wares

  • Coins / cash for change

Note: You cannot rent marquees from the market, you must bring your own marquee and furniture.

What time should I get there for set up and what time can I leave?
Site holders must be on site before 7am for an 8am start. To ensure a positive experience for all patrons, we ask you do not leave the site until after the market finishes at 1pm.

What if it rains?
The market is open rain or shine. Stallholders are encouraged to bring marquees and tarps to protect their wares. No refunds are provided in the case of wet weather.

Where can I park my car if I’m not coming as a car boot vendor?
Please use the car park opposite the library car park, also on Paisley Street. There is also street parking available.


For patrons:

What will I find at Footscray Finds?
Footscray Finds features the unique, boutique and handmade so you’ll find Melbourne’s best crafts, artwork pre-loved fashion and old antiques.

Is Footscray Finds free to enter?
Yes. Footscray Finds is free to attend and open to all ages. 

Is the market cash-only?
Some vendors may accept credit or debit cards, but to avoid disappointment visitors are advised to bring cash.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes! But please note all dogs must be on leashes at all times.

Will there be food and drink on site?
Local food vendors and food trucks will be onsite selling food and beverage, which is subject to change. There will be no open alcohol or bar at Footscray Finds, and alcohol consumption is restricted on site. 

Local breweries and wineries can sell pre-packaged products subject to RSA standards and provide their liquor license.


BOOK A SITE:

Stall and car boot options are available for individuals and/or businesses looking to sell anything from antiques, vintage fashion to handmade crafts and fresh produce.   


Contact

If you’d like to get in contact with us, or have any questions not answered in the FAQs, please contact marne@thebackground.com.au

The Background

(03) 9689 0002 

info@thebackground.com.au

 

 
 

 

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