Houston, TX

Vendor Information

Who can rent a space at Traders Village?

Anyone who wants to expose their product, creation, idea, or business to a large number of potential customers without the high overhead costs and expenses associated with most retail spaces can rent a space at Traders Village. So, if you are starting a new business, looking for an outlet to expand an existing business, want to turn your hobby into income, or just looking for a place to have a garage sale, then Traders Village has a space for you.

How can I get a space?

 

Monday through Thursday:

Reservations for the two-day weekend (Saturday and Sunday) rentals will be taken by telephone or in person, Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. by calling 281-890-5500.

Friday:

Reservations for one-day (Saturday) or two-day (Saturday and Sunday) rentals may be made by telephone between the hours of 8:30 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. by calling 281-890-5500. (Counter reservations are accepted from 10:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. on Friday.) Prior to entering the market, you must obtain your receipt from the Traders Village front office after 10:00 a.m.

To extend your one day Saturday rental space through Sunday, take your receipt, photo ID and payment to the Traders Village front office on Saturday from 7:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m.

Do you want to rent a space for Sunday only?

Reservations for one-day (Sunday) rentals may be made by telephone on Saturday evening from 6:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. by calling (281) 890-3400. Prior to entering the market, you must obtain your receipt from the Traders Village front office after 7:00 a.m.

Sunday only sellers can obtain a space beginning at 7:00 a.m. Sunday morning on a first come, first serve basis. Payment must be made in person.

Renewing a space:

To hold a two-day reservable space for the following weekend, take your receipt, photo ID, and payment to the front office on Saturday or Sunday from 7:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m.

 

No late payments will be accepted. All payment must be made at time of booking.

 

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What types of spaces are available?

Traders Village spaces can be rented by the day, weekend, or month and include the following types and sizes: (Note: Promotion of Products, Services, Sampling, or Sponsorship prices will very)

  • Enclosed Spaces:

    $290.00 per month
    $340.00 per month (Corner)
    Space is 14’ wide by 20’ deep
    with a 5’ overhang to display.
    Leased on a month to month basis
    Garage door is 8’ high by 10’ wide.
    A Texas Sales and User Tax Permit
    is required along with a valid photo ID.
    All enclosed spaces have electricity.
    You CAN NOT park your vehicle
    in this space.

  • Covered Reservable Spaces:

    $61.00 per weekend (Non-Corner)
    $218.00 per month (Non-Corner)
    $66.00 per weekend (Corner)
    $240.00 per month (Corner)
    $25.00 for Saturday (Non-Corner)
    $35.00 for Sunday (Non-Corner)
    $27.00 for Saturday (Corner)
    $38.00 for Sunday (Corner)
    Space is 14’ wide by 25’ deep.
    Majority Covered Reserved
    spaces have electricity.
    You CAN park your vehicle in this space.

  • Covered Non-Reservable Spaces:

    (Call Friday)
    $25.00 for Saturday (Non-Corner)
    $35.00 for Sunday (Non-Corner)
    $27.00 for Saturday (Corner)
    $38.00 for Sunday (Corner) ,
    Space is 14’ wide by 25’ deep.
    Majority Covered Non-Reserved
    spaces have electricity.
    You CAN park your vehicle
    in this space.

  • Promotion of Products, Services, Sampling, or Sponsorship:

    Any individual or company wanting to rent a space to promote their product, service, do product sampling, hand out sales literature or certain other activities fall under a different pricing structure. Please contact the Traders Village office at 281-890-5500 and ask for the Marketing Manager or email julio@tradersvillage.com for more information about marketing opportunities at Traders Village.

  • Fundraising Opportunities :

    Traders Village is looking for organizations and non-profit groups interested in renting
    multiple spaces. If you need a location to hold a community garage sale, to raise funds for
    your school, sports team, or other organization, please contact our leasing department at (281) 890-5500 and ask for Monica or email her at monica@tradersvillage.com.

Did you miss your opportunity during the week to lease a sales space?

No problem. Good Spaces are always available at Traders Village. Spaces are available for Saturday sellers or for Saturday and Sunday sellers. Spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis beginning at 7:00 a.m. every Saturday morning for Saturday only, or Saturday and Sunday rent. Payment must be made in person.

Vendor Passes and Receipts

Vendor passes and receipts are given to vendors to gain access to the market and allow free parking on weekends; one pass or receipt per vehicle. Passes and receipts are given at the time of sale. (Note: Vendors must keep their pass or receipt with them at all times).

Daily and weekly vendors will receive one receipt per space and a maximum of two receipts for multiple spaces.

Monthly vendors will receive three passes and one receipt for one vendor space.

Monthly vendors with two spaces will receive five passes and one receipt.

Monthly vendors that have more than two spaces will receive seven passes and one receipt.

What are the operating hours for the Market?

Vendor gates open every Saturday and Sunday at 7:00 a.m. Closing times vary seasonally between 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Vendor vehicles are allowed access to the market from 7:00 a.m. till 10:00 a.m. every Saturday and Sunday.

A current vendor pass or vendor receipt must be presented for access to the market.

All vendor vehicles that are in the market and not placed in their vendor space must be removed prior to 11:00 a.m.

Vendor vehicles are allowed to return to the market in the evening depending on the number of people in the market at the time. Evening access to the market varies between 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

The market gates close nightly at 10:00 p.m. all and vendors and vehicles will be removed prior to closing.

Vendors should have a large trash bag(s) in their space(s) at all times and leave their space swept and clean.

What Can I Sell?

Vendors can sell anything that does not violate county, state or federal laws, or is not on the Traders Village Restricted list. Traders Village does not allow the sale of food or drink products without a permission permit from Traders Village.

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For a complete list of vendor operating rules and prohibited items please see Operating Policies.

Counterfeit Merchandise Warning!

Law Enforcement and Intellectual property owners investigate the sale of counterfeit merchandise at this market. Counterfeiting is criminally and civilly punishable under federal and state law by up to 10 years of imprisonment and $2,000,000.00 in fines. Anyone engaged in the sale of counterfeit products will be evicted from the market and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. To repot the offer for sale of counterfeit merchandise, please call (281) 890-5500.

Do I need a Sales Tax Permit?

Yes, Traders Village keeps all market vendors Sales Tax Permits on file for the State Comptroller’s Office. If you do not have a Sales Tax Permit, please apply for one at the link below and bring your Sales Tax Permit to our office. It’s that easy!

http://www.comptroller.texas.gov/

Do you rent tables?

Yes, $8 per table, per day. The tables are 8’ long by 30” wide.

How many Vendors do you have?

The market averages about 1,500 vendors. The Fall and Spring months are our busiest seasons.

How Do I Get To Traders Village?

Traders Village is located just south of Highway 290 on N. Eldridge Road.

Take Highway 290 to the West Road/ N. Eldridge Road exit. Go under the freeway – south on Eldridge Road. Traders Village is 3/10 of a mile down on the right.

Take the Katy Freeway (I-10) to N. Eldridge Road (Addicks Fairbanks), go north towards Highway 290 about 8 miles. Traders Village is 3/10 of a mile south of Highway 290 on the left.

Maps & Directions

Market Hours

Open Saturday & Sunday

Best Shopping Times

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Parking $4

Vendor Gates Open 7 a.m.

281-890-5500

Sorry No Pets or Firearms Allowed