Vendor Info

LOCATION:

Hosking Avenue Swap Meet is located at 1000 E. Hosking Ave. Bakersfield, CA 93307.

OPEN TO GENERAL PUBLIC:

6AM - 2PM Thursday & Sunday
4PM - 10PM Friday

OFFICE HOURS OF OPERATION:

  1. Thursday: 8AM - 1PM
  2. Sunday: 8AM - 2PM

OPEN TO VENDORS:

  1. Thursday: 5:30AM
  2. Friday: 2:00PM
  3. Sunday: 5:30AM

PARKING:

Free

VENDOR 20'x20' SPACE RENTAL:

  1. $10.00 Thursday
  2. $20.00 Friday 
  3. $15.00 Sunday

Vendor Spaces are not sold in advance.
Prices are subject to change without notice. Please call or visit our office for current pricing.

ADDITIONAL FEES:

  1. Table Rental: $4.00 (each)
  2. Produce Space: Additional $5.00 (per space)
  3. Electric Space: Additional $5.00 (per space)
  4. Overnight Fee: Additional $5.00 (per space)
  5. Corner Space: Additional $3.00 (per space)

Prices are subject to change without notice. Please call or visit our office for current pricing.

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

A California sales & use tax license must be on record with the office no matter if you are a monthly or daily vendor. We also require a copy of your drivers license at time of the rental agreement.

If you are a vendor selling food items you will need a food license and insurance. This license is required for any item sold that is edible, pre-package (or not) and is obtained through County of Kern Environmental Health Services Department (located at: 2700 M Street, Suite 300 Bakersfield, CA 93301-2370) The phone number for this department is (661) 862-8700. Additional permission is required from the Hosking Avenue Swap Meet in order to sell food. Please visit our office for additional information.

GENERAL RULES:

Vendor Employees:

  1. All helpers, passengers, or employees must enter with the Vendor.
  2. After 7:00am hand stamps will be available at all exits for re-entry.

Vendor Conduct:

  1. The Hosking Avenue Swap Meet staff must be respected at all times. Failure to do so will result in removal from the swap meet without refund. If you do not agree with or have a question feel free to contact management.
  2. We request that all vendors conduct themselves in a reasonable and professional manner at all times. Loud yelling, threats, and/or extreme profanity towards anyone will not be permitted at any time. If a dispute arises please contact The Hosking Avenue Swap Meet personnel immediately.
  3. Threats of physical violence will not be tolerated by anyone at any time for any reason. Any such threat will result in immediate removal from the event without refund.
  4. If at any time you have questions, comments, or complaints about the Hosking Avenue Swap Meet, its rules and regulations, or its staff you are always welcome to contact management at (661) 834-0931.

Vendor Content:

  1. Hosking Avenue Swap Meet does not permit the sales of counterfeit merchandise. Violations of selling counterfeit merchandise may result in confiscation and or removal from grounds without refund. Event management cooperates with law enforcement and copyright owners in the investigation of sales of counterfeit merchandise.
  2. No food or drink products of any kind are to be sold or given away without management permission. Violations may result in confiscation or removal from grounds without refund. 

Safety:

  1. After entering the event, please proceed directly to your vendor space. 
  2. Please do not allow any customers or employees to operate any motorized vehicles (gas or electric) in the event.
  3. No barbecues, open flames, pets, or weapons permitted.
  4. Please drive safely and do not exceed 5mph at any time.
  5. When leaving the event, please proceed directly through the closest exit.

Other Rules and Regulations may apply and are subject to change without notice. Please see office for more details.