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Artisan soaps and oils artfully arranged on boards
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Find Unique Wares from Local Crafters

Come out and support North Port’s local businesses! The North Port Maker’s Market is an opportunity for shoppers to find one-of-a-kind items from creative local vendors. Offered quarterly, the Market offers residents and non-residents the opportunity to support local businesses that specialize in cottage food, handmade and hand-crafted merchandise, and art.

The first Maker's Market is rescheduled for July 25, 2020 at Dallas White Park (5900 Greenwood Ave) from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration is now open for vendors with an approved Maker’s Market Vendor Permit.

Locations 

  • Dallas White Park, in the field in front of the Art Center, 5930 Sam Shapos Way, North Port, FL, 34287.
  • City of North Port lot across from the Garden of the Five Senses, 4500 Pan American Blvd., North Port, FL 34287.
  • Additional locations may be added.

Become a Vendor

Potential vendors need to first obtain a Maker's Market Vendor Permit (MMVP) from Neighborhood Development Services (NDS) to register for the market. Download the permit application Once completed, it can be submitted to the NDS office at City Hall, 4970 City Hall Boulevard for approval. After obtaining an MMVP, permit holders can register for market dates at the George Mullen Activity Center or Morgan Family Community Center. An approved permit is required at the time of registration. 

Market spots will be on a first-come, first-serve basis for placement. Registration for the July 25 Maker’s Market is now open. The number of spaces available at each Maker’s Market date will vary based on the location. Each vendor with the approved Marker’s Market Vendor Permit (MMVP) will only be permitted to use vendor space per Marker’s Market date.

Download the permit application

COVID-19: How We’re Responding

Modifications to the Market have been put in place to meet CDC/State guidelines. Vendors will all face one direction with additional spacing provided between vendors. Patrons will be asked to follow traffic in one direction, to encourage safe physical distancing. Thank you for your patience and understanding in following these guidelines to ensure a safe event for all participants.

Contact

Questions? Please contact North Port Parks & Recreation at 941-429-PARK(7275) or e-mail Parks@CityOfNorthPort.com

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