Thursdays Downtown Vendor Resources

This information serves as a guide to the logistics and marketing opportunities available for Thursdays Downtown.

*The Thursdays Downtown vendor market applications are not yet open. Please check back in early 2023.

1. Handbooks (must read before applying):

  • Restaurant/bar handbook and contract (to be published in early 2023)
  • Artisan and baked goods/farmers market handbook and contract (to be published in early 2023)

Please note: You MUST be familiar with the pricing and guidelines within your specific vendor handbook as you apply for the market and if you are selected as a vendor for this event. You MUST adhere to the guidelines and regulations set forth in the handbook and contract. 

2. Application - 2023:

The Thursdays Downtown vendor application for 2023 is not yet open.

Please note: You MUST be familiar with the pricing and guidelines within your specific vendor handbook if you are selected as a vendor for this event. You MUST adhere to the guidelines and regulations set forth in the handbook and contract. 

3. Booth spaces and maps:

Stay tuned for an interactive map of the Thursdays Downtown market.

4. Load in/out procedure:

Stay tuned for the load in/out document.

*Please follow your load in time. We will not allow any vendor on-site before their specified load in time.

5. Parking for Thursdays Downtown:

The RDA is not responsible for vendor parking. Parking must be arranged directly with SP Plus at 507-282-4545.

A variety of parking options for both vehicles and trailers/oversized vehicles are available in downtown Rochester. Visit rochesterparking.com to review options and make appropriate accommodations.

6. Marketing resources:

Use this information to help ensure you’re getting the most out of your acceptance to the market:

Keep Your Information Updated on Manage My Market

Manage My Market is an online resource that attendees will be able to use to get more information about your booth and products. Be sure to keep this information up to date because the RDA will refer those with inquiries about a specific vendor to this site. Click to visit the site.

With any vendor-related questions, please contact events@downtownrochestermn.com.