Market Policies and Procedures
The market is open rain or shine, unless unsafe inclement weather prohibits the market from opening. Closings will be posted on the visitmanassas.org website and the Historic Manassas, Inc. Facebook.
Eligibility- Each participant must have an approved application, marked paid, on file at Historic Manassas, Inc.
Simply filling out an application does not guarantee you a spot in the market. Applications are evaluated at the discretion of Historic Manassas, Inc. Preference is given to producers.
All vendors are to be registered with the Commissioner of Revenue’s office and issued a business license by the City of Manassas. (Certified Producers will be issued a site-specific, no-fee business license). License must be displayed at Thursday and Saturday Markets. The business license is provided to you by the market manager upon receipt of application and acceptance to the market.
Market Management- The on-site point of contact is the Market Master. Complaints, questions, or suggestions may be directed to the Market Master or Market Manager. Complaints filed against another vendor must be submitted in writing to the Market Manager. Questions or problems that arise will be resolved at the discretion of the Market Master and/or the Market Manager.
Tokens- The Market accepts SNAP. SNAP tokens are to be submitted to the market master at the conclusion of each market, and will be reimbursed within two weeks. No alcohol, non-food items, or food hot at the point of sale may be sold in exchange for SNAP tokens.
Vendors are required to stay for the duration of the Farmer’s Market.
Spaces are 10 x10, with the exception of parking lot spaces in Lot B. Those spaces are 10 feet wide and the length of the parking space.
All vendors must bring their own tent, table, and necessary equipment. All items must stay within the confines of the space.
All tents and display items must be secured to the best of the vendor’s ability to provide the safest possible market.
Vendors must unload their merchandise, remove their vehicle from the market area and set up. Truck and vehicle parking will be at the direction of the Market Master.