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IF you want to be part of the Downtown Detroit Holiday Markets, now is your chance, as vendor applications are being accepted for the 2021 holiday season.

The Downtown Detroit Markets encourage local entrepreneurs and small businesses to apply.

“As a vendor, the Downtown Detroit Markets allow local entrepreneurs the opportunity to sell their products in a diverse marketplace and experience a brick-a-mortar retail establishment in the heart of downtown Detroit,” states a press release.

Eighteen businesses will be chosen to be in Cadillac Square from November 2021 to January 2022.

Here are the eligibility requirements, according to the Downtown Detroit Markets:

Vendors must be selling a product. (No service-based businesses.)
Products cannot contain alcohol, tobacco, drugs or weapons.
If selected, vendors must pay an upfront $1,000 deposit and 10% of gross sales over $10,000.
Vendors cannot be a current Bedrock retail tenant.
Vendors cannot be currently employed by the Rock Family of Companies.

To apply, go here.

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