Join us for the inaugural Buy Local Holiday Gift Fair and support Berkeley
businesses by shopping local this holiday season!
50 local vendors, artisans, retailers and service providers | Festive holiday music & video clips
Complimentary snacks & refreshments, including beer from sponsor Fieldwork Brewing Company
Gift wrapping provided by Berkeley Rotary Club | Exclusive holiday deals & special discounts
FREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC
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Can your local business help Berkeley's inaugural Buy Local Holiday Gift Fair? Join us at the UC Theatre in downtown Berkeley on Wednesday, December 5th, from 4 to 8pm.
A limited number of vendor booths are still available for $100 (Free for Chamber & WEB members). If you or somebody you know is interested in being a vendor, please submit a vendor application ASAP.
- Though this is the inaugural event, we are expecting 750 - 1,000 consumer attendees from the local and surrounding communities
- Extensive advertising is planned. Print advertising targets include Berkeleyside, Daily Cal, East Bay Express and Hoodlined; these campains will be supplemented by digital and hand-to-hand promotion
- Vendors will be provided a space of 6' x 6', along with a 6' table with a black tablecloth, and two folding chairs
- A limited number of vendor locations will have access to electricity -- only by request / limited availability
- High-speed WiFi Internet will be provided to all vendors
- Gift-wrapping stations provided by Rotary Club of Berkeley
- The cost for a booth reservation is $100
- Members of the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce and Women Entrepreneurs of Berkeley will be provided booths free-of-charge (with a $100 deposit, refundable upon attendance)
- Booth setup begins at 1pm on the day of the event, and should be completed no later than 3:30pm
- All vendor booths should be manned through the end of the event at 8pm
- All vendors must check in with "Vendor Registration" at the beginning of the event and use their designated vendor space. No vendor may change their space without explicit approval from event administrators