Trade Days Vendor Information

Office Hours

Our regular office hours are 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.

During the show, the office will be open from 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM on Friday and Saturday and 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM on Sunday.

Size of Lots

Open lots measure 15 ft. wide and 30 ft. deep. Markers are on each corner of the lot.

Pavilion lots measure 10ft wide and 20ft deep with a 20ft walkway down the middle of the pavilion.

Rates

Rates listed below cover the entire Thursday – Sunday event.

Open Lots

Without water or electricity $20.00 per lot

With water and electricity $40.00 per lot

Pavilion Lots $95.00 per lot

Concession Lots $150.00 per lot

Food & Drink Concessions

Concession vendors are allowed to set up as early as the Wednesday prior to the show. Only approved concession vendors may sell food or drinks. All food and drink concessions must meet the standards of the Texas Department of Health and have a permit.

Items not intended to be eaten on the premises are not considered concessions. Only a limited number of food concessions will be allowed at each event. Livingston Trade Days will compile a waiting list for concessionaires after the maximum number has been confirmed.

Tables & Tents

Tables and tents will be available for rental at each show. Rental price includes setup prior to the show and take down afterwards. Reservation and payment for tables and tents must be made at or before vendor arrival.

Table 8ft x 30in $5.50

Overhead Tent 10ft x 10ft $15.00

Overhead Tent 10ft x 20ft $25.00

Reserving Spaces

New lots may be rented for the next scheduled Trade Days beginning on Tuesday after each event. Lots reserved prior to the week-end of the show must be paid for in advance. Reserved lots remaining unpaid for more than one week may be re-rented.

Renewal of Spaces

Vendors may renew their lots by paying the next month’s rent at the Livingston Trade Days office on Trade Days weekend from 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM on Friday and Saturday and from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM on Sunday.

Set-ups

Vendors may set up during the following times: Thursday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Saturday, 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM. If a vendor desires to set up prior to Thursday, a fee of $5.00 per day will be charged. Vendors leasing a pavilion lot must be completely set up by 9:00 AM Saturday and must remain through 3:00 PM Sunday. Vendors not set up by 9:00 AM Saturday may be relocated.

Check-out

Check out time for vendors is 12:00 noon on Monday. A fee of $5.00 will be charged for extra days, but the vendor must be off the property by 8:00 AM Tuesday.

Parking

There is no charge for parking during any Trade Days weekend.

Animals For Sale

Livingston Trade Days will allow small animals, such as puppies, kittens, or non-fowl birds, to be sold. All animals to be sold must be approved in advance by the management. No venomous and/or toxic reptiles, insects, spiders or snakes of any kind shall be sold or allowed on Trade Days grounds. Fowl, such as ducks, turkeys or chickens are not permitted to be sold at Trade Days.

Sales Taxes

All regular and commercial vendors must have a Texas sales tax number and all vendors are responsible for reporting their own sales taxes. A sales tax of 8.25% must be collected on all merchandise sold.

Counterfeit Merchandise

Any vendor at Livingston Trade Days may be inspected by the U. S. Customs Service for copyright infringement. Livingston Trade Days assumes no liability for the sale of counterfeit merchandise. Any vendor found in violation of U. S. Customs regulations is subject to prosecution.

RV Parking

Spaces for self-contained RVs are available. A dump station is located on the grounds for your convenience.