Our 2017 Bead Bazaar has ended. Please check back here in February of 2018 if you’d like to participate in our 2018 Bead Bazaar (which will take place August 3-5, 2018), or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We’re excited to welcome our new and returning vendors to our 18th annual Bead Bazaar!
Our Welcome Handout contains important information for the weekend of the Bazaar, including set-up and take-down details, directions to the Scottish Rite Event Center, and hotel and restaurant information.
When: Saturday and Sunday, August 5 and 6, 2017
Vendor Set-Up: Friday, August 4, from 1:00-9:00 P.M.
Where: Scottish Rite Event Center, 1895 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA 92128
Show Hours (open to public): 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. (Saturday) and 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. (Sunday)
Vendor Take-Down: Sunday, August 7, from 5:00 to 9:00 P.M.
Application: To reserve your booth, please fill out the 2017 Application and Contract and mail it back to us with your deposit. San Diego Bead Society members are also eligible for a $25 discount per booth. Just let us know that you’re a member when you send in your contract.
What we offer:
- Prime location: Scottish Rite Event Center in Mission Valley in the center of San Diego and visible from Interstate 8 – Free Parking
- Consistent timing: The Bazaar is always on the first weekend in August
- Flat fee structure: No percentage due on sales
- Advertising: Details of the event will be posted on the Scottish Rite marquee for one week prior to August 5th and a 30-foot banner is hung along the frontage road
- Print ads in the San Diego Union-Tribune and Military Times
- Handout postcards supplied to vendors, as well as sent to our mailing list, which has over 1,600 contacts
- Event posted on internet event sites
- Consistent reminders on the Society’s website and Facebook pages
- Vendor profiles and photos on the Society’s website Facebook page
- Flyers and discount coupons emailed to vendors for print or email to their customers
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at email@example.com.