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PINK MARKET is a queer craft, fashion, art & lit fair.

We are Toronto’s oldest and largest queer craft event, welcoming almost 10,000 visitors since our first event in 2015.

We aim to give queer creators from Toronto and across Canada a platform for their work, connecting them to members of the public as well as fostering a community of LGBTQ artists and makers. 

We hold events twice a year: PINK MARKET, held during the early summer to coincide with Toronto's Pride festivities, and PINK XMAS, ahead of the holiday season.

For our summer 2019 event, PINK MARKET is partnering with the Inside Out LGBT Film Festival, a cultural organization committed to challenging attitudes and changing lives through year-round initiatives in queer cinema.

 

pink MARKET 2019
x INSIDE OUT FILM FESTIVAL

SATURDAY
MAY 25

& SUNDAY
MAY 26

ARTSCAPE SANDBOX
301 ADELAIDE WEST

BECOME A VENDOR

IMPORTANT INFO

  • This is a juried event.

  • Please note that due to the high amount of interest in the market, preference will be given to artists and vendors who personally identify somewhere along the queer spectrum.

  • Preference will also be given to vendors who are available to sell on both Saturday and Sunday.

  • If you would like to split your table with a specific vendor, please note that they must submit their own application and must be juried separately, as vendor space is limited. 

  • Tables (6 feet by 2.5 feet) and chairs will be provided by the venue.

FEE SCHEDULE

$150 — Full table
($75 charitable donation tax receipt issued)

$80 — Half table
($40 charitable donation tax receipt issued)

deadlines

April 5
Applications will be closed.

Mid-April
Approvals will be sent out.

May 1
Payment is due for approved vendors.

Sound good? Click here to apply for Pink Market 2019!

QUESTIONS

WHEN ARE APPLICATIONS OPEN? HOW CAN I APPLY?

Please follow our Facebook page to find out about upcoming events and vendor calls.

i just heard about the market, but applications are closed! can i still sell?

Spots for PINK MARKET go early and fast! We'd love to make room for everyone but unfortunately that just isn't possible. Follow us on Facebook to find out about future events — we'd love to have you sometime!

IS THERE A CHARGE TO ATTEND?

Attendance at the market is pay-what-you-can. There is a suggested, voluntary donation of $5, but no guests will be turned away due to lack of funds.

CAN I VOLUNTEER AT THE MARKET?

Absolutely! We're looking for queer-positive volunteers looking to engage with the community and meet artists and artisans of all kinds. Email us at pinkmarketTO@gmail.com for more info.

IS THe MARKET "FAMILY FRIENDLY"?

We welcome guests of all ages to PINK MARKET events. However, many of our vendors and artists create sex-positive content or sell adult items, and some frank depictions of human anatomy or explicit language may be used in featured artwork.

IS THE VENUE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE?

Yes! Artscape Sandbox is wheelchair accessible via the Widmer St. entrance. Gender-free and accessible bathrooms are available on-site.

WILL YOU HAVE AN ASL INTERPRETER ON-SITE?

Yes! We make sure an ASL interpreter is on-site and available to interpret for our guests as needed.

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