The 6th Street Market Has Grown to Second Sundays on Mill

Get Involved

Oh the places we will grow... The 6th Street Market has grown into Sundays on Mill- a monthly event series that takes place on Mill Avenue, and includes a local market, street performances, live music, outdoor fitness, and more. 

Interested in being a vendor at Second Sundays? Great! You're in the right place.

Before you apply, please take a moment to review the info below.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are all about supporting local artists and entrepreneurs. So whether your product is jewelry, soaps, paintings, or hot sauce, it must be all created by you in Arizona. Exceptions are made for food, special programming, and our vintage category. We're looking for purveyors of all kinds - crafters, upcyclers, artists, sculptors, painters, musicians, inventors, farmers, food vendors including packaged goods, concessions, and snacks. We are not accepting Food Trucks or Trailers at this time.

Note: In the event that we need to fill a Market need, or special programming, Market management reserves the right to approve the scale of products outside of this criteria.

If you could use the following words to describe your craft, you should apply:

  • Handcrafted in AZ
  • Unique
  • Small-batch, small-scale
  • Artisan
  • Quality
  • Etsy Shop Owner
  • Upcycled Creations
  • Culinary Delights
  • Farmer
  • Cottage Edibles (packaged goods)
  • Vintage - trendy items 20+ years old and in excellent condition
PRODUCTS NOT ACCEPTED

We pride ourselves on supporting local businesses. However, if your business can be described with the following words, you will not be accepted into the Market.

  • Buy/sell products
  • Multi-level marketing companies
  • Booths used primarily for lead generation
  • Products with offensive messages/imagery
  • Independent distributors
  • Items with blatant copyright infringement
  • Crafts created from kits
MARKET SCHEDULE/HOURS

The Market has grown into Second Sundays on Mill, an event series that occurs the second Sunday of every month, from 10:00 a.m. - 3: 00 p.m. The series is scheduled for November 2021 through March 2022. Clouds and rain do not scare us! This is a rain or shine event. Please refer to our specific Facebook event page for weekly information, including vendors and special programming. 

Dates:

  • November 13, 2021 
  • December 12, 2021 (Holiday Market)
  • January 9, 2021 
  • February 13, 2021 
  • March 13, 2021  
MARKET LAYOUT/MAP

The market will be located on Mill Avenue between 3rd Street and University Drive. Streets are closed to vehicles.

ARTISTS AND COTTAGE EDIBLES (PACKAGED FOOD, BATH & BODY)

We are all about supporting local artists and entrepreneurs. So whether your product is jewelry, soaps, paintings or hot sauce, it must be all created by you in Arizona. Exceptions are made for food trucks and concessions.

Note: In the event that we need to fill a Market need, or special programming, Market management reserves the right to approve the scale of products outside of this criteria.

If you could use the following words to describe your craft, you should apply:

  • Handcrafted in AZ
  • Unique
  • Small-batch, small-scale
  • Artisan
  • Quality
  • Etsy Shop Owner
  • Upcycled Creations
  • Culinary Delights
  • Cottage Edibles (packaged goods)
  • Vintage - trendy items 20+ years old and in excellent condition

Price Breakdown

  • $250 for the entire season ($50 per market, due at one-time)
  • $60 per market (if paid no later than the 1st of the month you plan to attend)
  • $70 per market (if paid between the 2nd and 5th of the month you plan to attend)

Next Steps/Apply:

Read the Market Vendor Handbook before applying. Once you have read the Handbook you may apply through Zapplication:

View Vendor Handbook

Apply Here

FARMERS

If you are an Arizona based grower/farmer we would love to have you! 

The cost for farmers is $30 per market. 

Next Steps/Apply:

Read the 6th Street Market Vendor Handbook before applying. Once you have read the Handbook you may apply by filling out our online application:

View Vendor Handbook

Apply Here

READY TO EAT SNACK AND BEVERAGE TENTS OR CARTS

If you sell ready-to-eat snacks and beverages from a tent or cart, please apply! We are not accepting food trucks or trailers at this time. 

The cost is $50 per market. 

Next Steps/Apply:

Read the 6th Street Market Vendor Handbook before applying. Once you have read the Handbook you may apply by filling out our online application:

View Vendor Handbook

Apply Here

NON PROFITS

We enjoy supporting non-profit organizations. The fee is just $30 per market.

Please read the Market Vendor Handbook before completing the Non-Profit Application, as many of the same rules still apply.

View Vendor Handbook

Apply Here

MUSICIANS 

We hire solo acts, duos, and trios to perform at the Market. Musician compensation for a 2.5 hour set is the following:

We pay $50 an hour per performer. 

If you could use the following words to describe your act, you should apply:

  • Upbeat performances (some sad ballads are okay, but limit them)
  • On-time and professional
  • Likes performing outdoors
  • Promotes their gigs on social media

If you answered yes to all of the above, please fill our Interest Form and a 6th Street Market representative will get back to you as soon as possible.

View Interest Form

SPONSORS

If you are interested in sponsoring 2nd Sundays on Mill please contact Kate Borders kate@downtowntempe.com

2019-20 Sponsorship Deck

VOLUNTEERS

Information coming soon. 

 

VENDOR RESOURCES

Need some additional information on tax requirements, marketing, and/or food permits? Visit our Vendor Resources page.

MARKETING/MEDIA

Each vendor is responsible for marketing the Market. A Marketing Kit with approved graphics, logos, messaging and creative content is currently being developed. Stay tuned for more.

 

COVID-19 UPDATE

Coming soon

 


 

For other market-related questions please contact the 6th Street Market Director, Kim DeMeritt, Kim@DowntownTempe.com

 

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