ABOUT + FAQ
WHAT IS THE QUEEN CITY MARKET?
The Queen City Market is a curated one day, one-stop-shopping event showcasing a mix of artisan crafters and vintage sellers from Western New York. Now in our seventh year, the QCM features 50+ local vendors, selling either handmade or vintage items. Each vendor was handpicked to guarantee a wide selection of goods - including jewelry, ceramics, vintage clothing and housewares, local foods, and much more.
WHEN & WHERE IS THE QUEEN CITY MARKET?
The Queen City Market will be held on December 1, 2018 from 11am - 5pm, at the Karpeles Manuscript Library on Porter Ave (453 Porter Avenue 14201) Buffalo, NY. This is a free event and is open to the public, but we do ask for vendors and visitors to bring non-perishable food item for donation to the Food Bank of WNY.
WHO RUNS THE MARKET?
The Queen City Market is curated and coordinated by a small staff in Buffalo, New York.
The market was founded in 2011 by Amanda Ferreira, Shawn Peters, and Amanda Beaulieu.
WHO CAN APPLY?
The Queen City Market is looking for vendors who either make their own original handmade products or vintage sellers who appreciate a good find. Applicants must be from Western New York or surrounding areas. Applicants should not have their own brick-and-mortar shop, but we do review vendors on a case-by-case basis. Applicants can have their products in established businesses (this does not include food/beverage vendors).
The Queen City Market reserves the right to decline, reject, and prohibit any applicant for any reason whatsoever. The Queen City Market does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operation.
HOW DO I APPLY?
Submit your applications here. The Queen City Market will start accepting applications sometime in the summer (actual date TBA). All applications are juried and vendors are selected based on product quality and section availability. Late applications will be not be accepted, so please do not e-mail us asking if you can apply after the cut-off date.
For more event information, questions, or just want to drop us a line, please email us at: