201 7th St. Bay City TX 77414
(979) 245-8333 / (800) 806-8333 • Fax (979) 245-1622

Christmas Market Day 2 Day Show

Date: Saturday, Dec 16  9:00 AM to 4:00 pm
Location:Bay City Civic Center
Address:201 7th Street
Bay City, TX  77414
Contact: N/A
Phone: 9792458333
Email: irenebishop@visitbaycity.org
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  • Booth space is 10’X10’ and vendors set up times are 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  For the December show only we allow inside booth vendors to set up Friday, the day before from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Booth space will be forfeited if not set up by 9:30 a.m. the day of the show. 
  • Show hours are now 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Booths are rented and chosen for vendors by Chamber staff, not by the vendor.  We are open to your preferences of where you would like to be located, but no guarantees will be made.
  • Show is held at theMatagorda County Courthouse Squarefrom March through November, and theBay CityCivicCenterin December.
  • Vendor space is $40 from March thru November.  The December 2 day shows inside booths are $125 with a $50 deposit (returned after 4 p.m. the day of the final show).  Vendors only attending one day pay a booth fee of $75 plus a $50 deposit and outdoor spaces are $50 and a $50 deposit.  No electricity available outdoors.  No generators allowed.  Hours for Saturday are 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Booth rental fees must be paid upon reservation. 
  • Bring plenty of your own change. We do not have the ability to supply you with change.
  • You must provide your own tables/chairs for all shows.
  • Vendors must stay & sell items in their booth until 4 p.m. or vendors will be refused future rentals.
  • No open flames or cooking in space.
  • Vendor will sell appropriate goods; with the understanding that no explosive objects, fireworks or material that is objectionable or pornographic, counterfeit or illegal.
  • We reserve the right to limit the number of crafters & specialty foods.
  • No resale items, crafts or food made from kits.
  • No refunds for rainouts. No refunds or rollovers.
  • Only vendors paying for the entire year are guaranteed a space for the December show.  Spaces are then awarded accordingly in this order:
  1. Vendors attending the previous nine months or seniority
  2. Open to general vendors (those attending once or twice a year)
  3. Remaining booths are first come first serve basis
  • Vehicles/trailers must be moved off the square.  There is parking in the courthouse underground garage or Wells Fargo and IBC Bank for those with trailers.  This allows for customer parking around the square.
  • Failure to adhere to the parking rules will endanger our relationship with the Downtown Merchant Association & will result in your not being able to return.
  • One vendor per space.  You are not allowed to “share” your booth.
  • Renewal of booth space has to be done by 1:30 p.m. on the current Market Day.  Then spaces are open to anyone.
  • After the 1st of the month only cash or credit cards will be accepted.
  • All vendors will be required to sell some type of a product in an effort to prevent groups or organizations from simply passing out information or soliciting volunteers or money including political groups.
  • Chamber has exclusive power to shut-down/remove any vendor that is unruly or refuses to follow all rules.  No refund to vendor.
  • Please notify the Chamber office if any of your information changes.
  • Chamber requires vendor to follow all state and local laws.


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Bay City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture

201 7th Street, Bay City, TX  77414   Phone:  979-245-8333   Fax:  979-245-1622 

Email:  irenebishop@visitbaycity.org  Website:  www.baycitychamber.org











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Bay City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture  

201 7th Street, Bay City, TX  77414  

Phone:  979-245-8333 Fax:  979-245-1622 

Email:  irenebishop@visitbaycity.org 

Website:  www.baycitychamber.org

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