General Frequently Asked Questions
Where Are The Village Markets?
The Village Markets events are currently located at Burleigh Heads State School, Gold Coast on the first and third Sunday of every month and Windsor State School every second Sunday (excluding January) 8.30AM-1PM.
Is There An ATM?
No, TVM prefers cashless payment methods.
Can I Bring My Dog?
Friendly dogs are welcome on a lead, just not in stalls. Owners must clean up after their dogs too.
I'd Like To Fundraise At TVM?
TVM supports many local charities and regularly gives back to our community. Find out more here.
How Do I Perform At TVM?
You may apply to perform or busk at TVM by filling in this form.
It's Raining... Are The Markets On?
For up to date news on our events during questionable weather, please check our socials.
How Do I Connect With The TVM Community?
You can connect with our community of creative small businesses via our Virtual Village, an online platform for the creative industries.
How Do I Join The Virtual Village?
Small creative businesses can join our community outside of market day thanks to our new Virtual Village an online platform for the creative industries, and via TVM's digital marketing opportunities.
Join our Virtual Village, here.
Brands can collaborate with TVM via our events and online platforms, more here.
Stall Holder Frequently Asked Questions
How Do I Join The Village Markets?
Applications close two weeks prior to the next market date. Please only apply if you're ready to attend TVM within one month. Once you're accepted, you must attend one market per month (at either location/dependent on acceptance terms).
What Is Stall Presentation?
We expect all stalls to be presented as mini-boutiques. Marquees must be either black or white. Other colours may be approved upon application. We look favourably upon applications who take the time to plan and create beautiful stalls. Elements include flooring such as mats and rugs, presentation stands and racks and bang-on signage. We do provide stall presentation guidelines to those within our community and if you're unsure of the standard we expect, best come visit and have a look for yourself and visit our 'How to post on stall presentation'.
What Are The Stalls Sizes?
The standard stall size at TVM is a 3x3m site. Stall holders may opt to purchase two stalls for extra space or use an awning for extra space in front of your stall (fees apply).
What Are The Food Stalls Available?
Food stalls sites range from 3x3m, 3x4m, 3x5m and 3x6m sites to cater for stall set ups and food trucks. All food stalls must suply their own PLI (no discounts apply) and silent generator. Waitlists apply.
What Do I Need To Bring As A Stall Holder?
As a stall holder, you'll get an allocated stall space (standard size is 3x3m with larger sizes available upon request) and you're required to supply suitable shelter from the elements in the form of a marquee, plus 4x20kg weights for your marquee, any tables and racks you require to display your products.
We recommend OzTrail marquees for Queensland weather. TVM does have limited marquees and weights available for hire.
What Can I Sell At TVM?
Design products including fashion, accessories, art, photography, design, homewares and vintage items including clothing accessories and homewares. Food stalls may sell ready to eat food items.
How Much Is A Stall?
Stalls fees are listed here and vary depending on stall type and size.
I Have My Own PLI. Do I Get A Discount?
If you have a your own market stall public liability insurance, you can submit your certificate prior to booking for a $10 discount.
*Excludes food and beauty stalls.
How Long Will It Take For My Application To Be Reviewed?
Due to the volume of applications received, we request approximately 14 days to process.
Do You Have Powered Sites?
No, TVM does not supply powered sites.
Do You Have Equipment For Hire?
Yes! TVM has a selection of 3x3m marquees ($50 per market) and sets of 20kg weights ($50 per market) for hire. You can hire these items when booking your stall.
Do I Need EFT facilities?
No, but it is highly advantageous to have these facilities available. Other options include PayPal and Square.
Do I Need Public Liability Insurance?
It's a good idea to secure your own PLI if doing TVM on a regular basis. Your cover must specify 'Market Stall / Trade Exhibitor' and be to the value of $10M (applicable at TVM Burleigh Heads State School) or $20M for Windsor State School. If you supply your own PLI, you will receive a code for s discounted fee. Otherwise stall fees (excluding food and beverage) include PLI.
All food stalls require Public and Product Liability Insurance.
What Colour Marquee Can I Use?
TVM requires vendors to have black or white marquees only.
Can I Share A Stall?
Stalls may co-share a stall space, upon the receipt of individual, approved applications must be received, clearly noting sharing intentions and both applications must be accepted. Stall fees are not shared.
Can I Pick My Spot?
Yes, you can pick your stall location when booking. Additional charges apply.
Can I Attend The Markets Casually?
All stall holders are entitled to one trial market, thereafter, stall holders must commit to a minimum of one market at either location per month. TVM does not offer stalls on a casual basis. This ensures that customers can expect to find their favourite stalls at TVM regularly.
Waste Management and Plastic-Free. What Does That Mean For Me?
TVM is a plastic-free event and has strict waste management guidelines. Please provide paper or ideally, reusable bags to your customers, along with biodegradable servingware. All waste must be disposed of offsite. Bins are for customers.
Rack Sale Frequently Asked Questions
What Is The Rack Sale?
The preloved Rack Sale is held on the first and third Sunday of the month at Burleigh and on the second Sunday at Windsor State School, for preloved designer and vintage personal wardrobe items and applications are processed the week prior. Please apply via this form.
How Do I Display My Items?
All items must be neatly hung and a small selection of shoes may be placed underneath the rack. Items are not permitted on the ground, on boxes or suitcases, all items must be hung on one rack (with one bar) no longer than 1.5m long.
Can I Share A Rack?
Unfortunately, racks cannot be shared.
What size must my Rack be?
Racks can be a maximum of 1.5M with one rail only.
Can I bring baskets and boxes?
No, all items must be hung with shoes placed neatly beneath your rack.