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The Village at the Patio

The Village at The Fair

Opening this year for the first time, The Village at the Patio! This is a unique open air shopping experience every night of the fair. Handcrafted items and local products such as but not limited too; jewelry, clothing, lovely gifts and more. A great opportunities to shop for gifts for the holidays, birthdays, and other celebrations. Each night find new vendors at the Patio paired with themed entertainment and flair.

  • THURSDAY, Sept. 5th we are celebrating Salute to Education on the Patio Stage with special recognition of MUSD teachers of the year.
  • FRIDAY, Sept. 6th, we welcome John Pemberton and Live Line Dancing on the Patio Stage. Stop by for a little swingin' and shoppin'!
  • SATURDAY, Sept. 7th, the Cosplay Contest returns with vendors to suit your fancy and collectable treasures.
  • SUNDAY, Sept. 8th. Visit "A Taste of Oaxaca", immersing yourself in dance, music, food, and crafts.

Stop by to see more vendors in a central location called “The Village” near the Patio Stage.

Village Vendors

WELCOME to the 2024 The Village shopping experience!

Thank you for your interest in The Village. To keep the integrity of this space we have a limited number of spaces and product openings. We are looking for creative, unique, local businesses, artisans, crafters and more to join our event. We will carefully review applications, selecting a diverse group of vendors that hold to an excellent standard in presentation and product for a festive shopping experience for our shared guests.


Our outdoor spaces are set in a traditional 10'x10' spaces created by hand created by Madera District Fair. You just have to come and set-up! Outdoor 10'x10' spaces are located between the Patio Stage and Hatfield Hall. *Fees below included the purchase of insurance, as it is required for all vendors to provide this. If you can provide your own insurance, GREAT, we will reduce your space fee by $75!

• $265 10'x10' Outdoor Space per night, spaces include back wall and sides and one covered 8' table. Vendor will provide display pieces.
Are you ready to apply?! APPLY NOW


Terms, Rules, Regulations and Responsibilities of Vendors
1. Vendor agrees to pay a vendor space fee, dependent on location of vendor space upon contract. NO refunds will be given, NO EXCEPTIONS.
2. Vendor spaces are approximate in shape and dimension as noted in the space description of the application. NO electrical available.
3. 2024 show dates is September 5th and 6th for The Village Space. Hours are 5pm – 11pm. Early Exit is not permitted. If you are interested in September 7th and 8th, please contact directly.
4. Vendor Set Up for THURSDAY and FRIDAY, September 5th from 10am-3pm. Please be considerate when unloading your vehicle, and make sure you move as promptly as possible for others. Vendor parking is available free of charge. You must check in and out in the office or with Lynnette at
5. Please be watchful of your items and booth at all times. Madera District Fair is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged items.
6. Please keep your booth spaces neat and tidy during the event. Remove trash as necessary into the provided receptacles, and store your boxes, bins, and tubs out of sight. Vendors must stay within their assigned space markings. No chairs, display or products are allowed in the public walkways.
7. Your items in your space must be at 80% HOMEMADE. Handmade, vintage and repurposed items will be carefully considered.
8. Madera District Fair provides (1) 8' covered table. Please make sure that all tables are covered with a fabric covering that reaches the floor and is Fire Marshal approved. NO tents, canopies or pop-ups are allowed.
9. Merchandise must be clean and clearly priced. Please keep all items for sale & displayed family friendly. Prohibited sales items include: food, alcohol, animals, weapons, drug paraphernalia, and other products that might be deemed inappropriate for the product mix.
10. We are sorry, but animals are not allowed at The Village.
11. This is a juried event, meaning that all vendors will be hand selected based on the product they will be selling by internal committee. If your application is approved, you will be notified and payment is due with the contract and any additional paperwork.
12. All vendors must adhere to the rules and regulations. Violation could result in permanent suspension from future shows.
13. All vendors must provide a Certificate of Liability naming Madera District Fair with required language provided in contract, the fee for insurance is included in space fee and will be purchased thru California Fairs Services Authority. If vendor can provide their own insurance, the space fee will be reduced by $75.
14. Food Vendors for special days will need to provide a current cottage license or Madera County Health Permit. If you do not have either, a single day Madera County Health Permit can be purchased for an additional cost.

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