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FAQ: FAQs

When are you open?

We are open now- every Saturday and Sunday, from 9AM-6PM! Our last weekend for spring will be June 1st & 2nd, but don't worry! We will open back up July 13th & 14th. :) 

Can I sell anything I want?

Yes, for the most part, you're free to showcase your creativity! However, we kindly ask vendors to refrain from selling the items listed below. Failure to comply may lead to expulsion from the event.

 

We aim to provide a unique experience each weekend, and while we regret excluding some vendors, it ensures a diverse and distinct market for our visitors.

What items and vendors are prohibited?

The following items and vendors are strictly prohibited at Hidden Gems Weekend Market to maintain its unique and distinctive atmosphere:​

  • Firearms

  • Cannabis

  • Alcohol

  • Pornography

  • Live animals

  • Stolen goods

  • Everyday store items (toiletries, cleaning supplies, makeup, etc....)

  • Wholesale vendors

  • MLM vendors (please conduct your own research on MLM via google if you are unfamiliar with the term)

  • Tupperware vendors

  • Fair-like merchandise such as toys, chains, bracelets, and items typically associated with fair games.

  • Content that explicitly endorses political campaigns or presidential candidates

  • Items associated with hate groups, such as Nazi memorabilia, will result in immediate removal of the market.

Please note: Our market celebrates unique goods and one of a kind products. We kindly request vendors to refrain from offering items listed above. Non-compliance will result in removal from the event.

What is required for food vendors?

  • Submit an Application: Fill out our application form available below.

  • Await Approval (Crucial): Wait for our team to review your application and provide approval. Vending food is strictly prohibited without prior approval from the Hidden Gems team. 

  • Menu Approval: Submit your menu for approval to maintain a diverse and complementary selection.

  • Food Handling Training: Complete food handling training to guarantee safe preparation and serving practices provided by Snohomish County.

  • Equipment Compliance: Adhere to regulations regarding food preparation equipment, storage, and hygiene.

  • Tribal Business License: Obtain the required Tribal Business License for operating on Tribal land. We will provide the paperwork for you upon arrival and turn it in for you.

 

WARNING: Ensuring the highest standards of food safety is crucial at Hidden Gems. Vendors are expected to adhere strictly to hygiene protocols, including:

  • Regular hand washing and hygiene.

  • Proper food storage & temperature control.

  • Cross contamination prevention.

Failure to comply may result in removal from the event, with only a partial refund issued. 

How much is the vendor fee?

Standard​ Space Details:

  • Dimensions: 10'x10'

  • No vehicles permitted within the Standard area.

  • Use a vehicle for drop-off only; all vehicles must be cleared from the Standard area by 9AM and parked in the vendor parking lot.

  • Cost: $30 per day

Premium Space Details:

  • Dimensions: 20'x20'

  • One vehicle permitted.

  • Cost: $60 per day

Food Vendor Space Details:

  • Dimensions: 20'x20'

  • One vehicle permitted

  • Standard Cost: $100 per day

  • Drinks only: $75 per day

Do I need to Native American to rent a space or shop?

No, you don't need to be Native American.

Are there Tribal discounts?

Yes there are Tribal discounts for all Tribes, just bring us your Tribal ID and we will get you that discount! 

Are there tables and canopies to rent?

We do have limited tables for rent, they are first come first serve. We don't have canopies for rent as they are easily damaged, we're sorry!

What's your refund policy?

Once you pay for your spot, there will be no refunds.

Are there restrooms available?

Yes, there will be portable restrooms available for public use.

How much is it for customers?

It will be $1 per customer :)

Where is the market located?

At Boom City in Tulalip, Washington, it's about a 45 minute drive North of Seattle.  Please look at the very bottom of this page for the directions, or look up "Hidden Gems Weekend Market" on your phones map.

What methods of payment do your vendors accept?

All vendors are different, bring all methods of payment to get the most out of your experience and to be on the safe side!

Do you have a map of your spaces?

Sorry, not yet. Coming soon!

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