Castro Art Mart

Every first Sunday, mark your calendars for shopping joy therapy in San Francisco’s iconic Castro neighborhood bursting to the brim from noon-5p with the fabulous Castro Art Mart featuring dozens and dozens of local artists and small businesses taking over Noe St infusing creative joy and queer spirits to uplift our lives.

Exhibitor and Operator Instructions

Exhibitor Space Size(s): Booth spaces are 10′ x 10′, 

Exhibitor Cost(s): $75

Booth Rental ( Tent, Weights, Table, Chair) : $115 

Exhibitor Event Ticket(s) & Permit(s): Exhibitor tickets, once approved, will be sent in advance; vehicle permits (not a parking pass), if applicable—for unloading/loading, will be emailed approximately one (1) week prior to the event. You will also get a map of the event area including an entry/exit route. You must have a copy of your event ticket, and vehicle permit, if applicable, to enter the area with your vehicle.

Seller’s Permit(s): California (CA) state law requires that all Operators hold a valid CA Seller’s Permit. This may include applicable business licenses and liability insurance specifically required by San Francisco. If you are only participating in this one event, you do not need one, but if you plan to participate in more ArtyHood events you will need to get a CA Seller’s Permit. Please reach out to the SF Office of Small Business if you need help applying for one. Operators should have a copy of their Seller’s Permit with them, or on their phone, at the event.

Setup: Vehicles will be allowed to enter the area from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. They should be removed as quickly as possible and must be removed from the area by 11:30 a.m. Booth spaces must be claimed by 11:00 a.m., or your space may be reassigned to another applicant.

Breakdown: Your booth area must be completely disassembled, and you are responsible to clean all materials, garbage, and debris—leaving no trace behind—no later than 6:00p; and vehicles should be removed as quickly as possible.

Hours of Operation: Sales may begin when the booth is set up, and must end at 5:00p so that booth breakdown / load out is complete by 6:00p. Booth must be staffed the entire hours of operation. If you don’t abide by these rules your participation in future events may be suspended.

Booths, Tents, Tables, Chairs, Etc.: Operators must provide their own booth structures, tents, tables, chairs, water and/or electricity, etc. On a limited availability basis Booth package rentals—only available for 10’ x 10’ size—(tent (setup for you) with weights, two (2) 6-foot tables, and two (2) chairs) may be bought at the same time as your Booth ticket; the event package sent about a month in advance will also include this rental opportunity while supplies last.

Presentation must be contained within the operator’s exhibitor space and cannot extend beyond the borders of the operator’s booth. Operators may stand in front of the booth, but must not interfere with the operations of neighboring exhibitors. All tents are required to be sufficiently weighted. If your tent is not properly weighted and starts to falter, you will be asked to remove your tent for the safety of others.

Amplified Sound: No amplified sound, including bullhorns, is permitted

Refunds: No refunds.

By purchasing this ticket you acknowledge and agree to comply with the Exhibitor & Operator Instructions.

Exhibitor Agreement:

Exhibitor/Operator (Operator) desires to operate a booth space  in the vicinity Noe St & Market St, business district of The Castro in  in San Francisco; and Artyhood. desires to permit Operators to use such booth space, on the terms and conditions described in this agreement. In consideration of the promises made in this agreement, the parties agree that: 

1)   Artyhood agrees that upon its acceptance of the completed application submitted by Operator, along with full payment for booth space rental, as set forth in that application, that it shall allocate a booth space location for use by Operator on the above date according to the terms and conditions of this agreement.

2)   Operator agrees that Operator, or agents, employees or independent contractors of Operator (“agents”), shall conform with the requirements as set forth in the “Operator Instructions” attached hereto, which is incorporated by reference and made a part of this agreement.

3)   Operator agrees to indemnify, hold harmless, and defend Artyhood & its partners, and sponsors from all liability from loss, damage, or injury to persons or property arising from the negligence or wrongful conduct of Operator or its agents.

4)   Jurisdiction: This agreement is entered into and shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, and any dispute shall be resolved through mediation processes agreed upon by ArtyHood and Operator(s). If any court of law actions take place, they must be done in San Francisco, California.

5)   This agreement may not be assigned by either party without the prior written consent of the other party.

6)    ArtyHood and Castro Art Mart requires that exhibitors maintain General Liability insurance with coverage not less than $1M per occurrence / $2M aggregate, naming Artyhood, its partners, sponsors & the city and county of San Francisco as additional insured. Certificates of insurance can be emailed, or sent to: Artyhood, 584 Castro St., Suite #163, SF CA 94114. Vendor Liability insurance (one-day or seasonal) can be secured at companies like ACT (Artists Crafters & Tradesmen), and The Event Helper.

By purchasing this ticket you agree to all the specified terms and conditions set forth in this application. I further release, indemnify and hold harmless, Artyhood, its partners, sponsors, clients and affiliated organizations or entities, directors, officers, agents or employees, or any of the above from any and all liabilities, demands, claims, damages or costs to property or persons as a result of my participation in Castro Art Mart events. I further release and indemnify ArtyHood & its partners, and sponsors, and all of its duly appointed representatives of all liability and responsibility for any injury, damage or loss sustained by exhibitors, guests or any other participants before, during or after Castro Art Mart as a result of the display of my work, equipment or materials. I understand that ArtyHood, its partners, sponsors, and agents reserves the right to remove anything that does not meet the standards set forth in this application. I understand that there are no refunds or rain checks. In consideration of acceptance of my application, I agree to accept all decisions of ArtyHood, its partners, sponsors, and agents, and agree to allow the use of photographs and video taken at the event for the purposes of promoting the events this year and in the future.

By purchasing this ticket you acknowledge and agree to comply with the Exhibitor & Operator Instructions.

          I have reviewed and agree to comply with the Exhibitor Agreement

  • Date : 4 August 2024
  • Time : 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm (America/Los_Angeles)
  • Venue : Noe St. @Market St. SF, CA 94114

Purchase Ticket

10x10 Vendor Space
10 X 10 Vendor Space + Booth Rental (Tent, Weights, Chair & Table)