1. Hours of operation are 7:30 am to 12:00 pm, May - September 2021. We ask that vendors arrive no later than 6:45 am so that they may be ready to greet customers beginning at 7:30 am.
2. The Market will take place in the Museum’s parking lot. There will be no provided protection from the elements. Vendors may setup tents as long as they are properly secured using sandbags, cement blocks, or other weights. Staking of tents is strictly prohibited. Any damage to the parking lot will be the financial responsibility of the vendor.
3. All vendors must complete and submit a Vendor Application (which includes acceptance of the Market Rules and Expectations, and adherence to related governmental rules and permit requirements) and sign the Indemnity Agreement before they can sell at the market.
4. Vendors shall only sell items that have been pre-authorized from their application. At least 75% of items displayed for purchase should be handmade to maintain the integrity of the market.
5. Wifi/Internet signal and electricity will not be available from the museum. All vendors should plan electronic sales accordingly.
6. The Museum at the Bighorns and Sage are not liable for any property damages or losses that result from the Market.
7. The Museum at the Bighorns may, at its sole discretion, revise these guidelines and alter operations of the market at any time.
1. Vendors with a history of good attendance at the market will be given first priority and will receive a regular assigned space. Reserved spaces not occupied 30 minutes prior to the opening of the market may be reassigned.
2. Each vendor will be assigned one 10 x 10 foot space in the museum lot unless additional spaces are purchased.
3. Vendors acting as a CO-OP will be assigned one 10' x 10' foot space.
4. Requests for additional spaces will be contingent on history with the organizations and payment of associated fees.
5. Vendors must provide their own table, chairs, signs, and refrigeration (if needed). (10’ X 10’)
6. Booth spaces will be reserved on a first come, first served basis.
1. Required applications, permits, licenses, and fees must be complete before vendors will be allowed to participate in the market.
2. Vendors are responsible for obtaining a Sales Tax Number if required by the State of Wyoming and collecting and paying any sales tax that may be assessed on their products. The vendor shall be responsible for filing any and all returns required by the State of Wyoming with respect to sales tax collection. The Museum at the Bighorns will not involve itself in collection, audit, or other related sales tax activities.
3. Vendors and their employees are responsible for informing themselves about and complying with federal, state, and local health regulations and licensing requirements governing the production, display, distribution, sampling, and sale of their products.
4. Vendors are required to wear shoes and shirts at all times.
5. Vendors providing samples of their products must comply with the rules governing sanitation and health issues from the City of Sheridan or other authorities. All foods must be properly labeled. No un-labeled packaged or processed foods are allowed.
6. Vendors must supply all materials and containers for customer sales. The vendor is solely responsible and liable for any claims and damages resulting from the sale of unsafe, unapproved, or unsound goods.
7. Vendors may not use tobacco products anywhere on the museum grounds. This includes chew, cigars, cigarettes, e-pens, vapes, and etc.
8. Foul language, profanity, or other rude behavior is not permitted. Incidents of unruliness and verbal disdain will not be tolerated and will result in immediate and permanent expulsion from the market.
9. Possession of firearms or consumption of alcohol or use of drugs, or operating under the influence is not permitted and is grounds for permanent eviction from the market.
10. Trash must be placed in suitable containers. The market provides trash barrels for vendor convenience. Boxes that are left at the market for disposal must be broken down and placed in the dumpster on site. No trash should be left in the market area.
11. Restrooms are available inside the museum at no charge.
12. Concerns or complaints may be discussed with the museum representative on-site before or after market hours. If for any reason they are unable to resolve the issue, they will contact the museum Executive Director to discuss possible solutions.
NOTE: Your participation in the Pancake Market at the Museum is valid only for the time designated for that use. If you wish to participate in any other event, you must apply through the proper channels for the event and pay any vendor fees required for that event.