Mosman Village Art & Craft Market

Mosman Village Art & Craft Market

A quality art and craft market located in the heart of one of Sydney’s finest shopping precincts! 150 art and craft stalls, with gourmet food, musical entertainment, and a lively atmosphere.

First Saturday of each month

The Mosman Village Art & Craft Market is held on the first Saturday of the month from 8am to 3pm on the Mosman Square & Village Green, Spit Junction (map).

There is no January Market, instead an Evening Christmas Market is held in December.

Dates for 2014

  • No January market
  • Saturday 1 February
  • Saturday 1 March
  • Saturday 5 April
  • Saturday 3 May
  • Saturday 7 June
  • Saturday 5 July
  • Saturday 2 August
  • Saturday 6 September
  • Saturday 4 October
  • Saturday 1 Novemeber
  • Saturday 6 December
  • Twilight Christmas market – 11 December

How to apply for a stall

Priority will be given to quality home produced, hand crafted goods made in Mosman and surrounding regions. Suitable, good quality Fair Trade Market products, which are certified, labelled & supported by the Fair Trade Association of Australia & New Zealand, or the International Federation for Alternative Trade, may be accepted for sale at the Market.

  • An application form must be completed and returned along with photographs / samples of your products that would be for sale.
  • All stall holders must hold a public liability insurance policy for not less than 10 million dollars. A certified copy of the current policy statement issued by the insurer (Australian Prudential Regulation Authority approved), or a certificate of currency must be provided to Council in order to assess an application.
  • Cost is $83 (incl. GST) for General Art & Craft Stalls and $134 (incl. GST) for Prepared Food Stalls per space per month. This is payable only after your application has been processed and a confirmation letter received.
  • Stall size: a stall space of approximately 2 × 3 m is allocated. (Note: 3 × 3 m gazebos/cabanas are not allowed.)
  • Equipment: Stall holders are required to provide their own furniture and equipment.
  • Contact: phone (02) 9978 4181 fax (02) 9978 4149.

Frequently asked questions

How do I apply for a stall at The Mosman Village Art & Craft Market?

To apply for the Mosman Market, an Application for Stall at Mosman Village Market (PDF 122KB) form must be filled out, and a copy of a public liability certificate of currency must be attached to your application. Photographs or samples of the product/s you are wishing to sell at the Market need to accompany this information.

How do I obtain a Market application form?

An application form can be downloaded here. Alternatively, you can leave your name and address, or fax number, on the Market information line (02) 9978 4181, and an application form will be forwarded to you.

Where should I send my Market application?

Your Market application may be posted to Mosman Village Art & Craft Market, Mosman Municipal Council, PO Box 211, SPIT JUNCTION NSW 2088, or, Mosman Village Art & Craft Market, Mosman Art Gallery & Community Centre, Cnr Art Gallery Way & Myahgah Road, MOSMAN NSW 2088.

Is it compulsory to have public liability insurance for the Market?

All stall holders must have a public liability insurance certificate of currency for a cover of no less than $10 million dollars, which must be approved by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). The APRA website is located at www.apra.gov.au. It is your responsibility to check if your insurer is APRA approved. If you need further information regarding public liability insurance, you may leave your details on the Market line (02) 9978 4181.

How do I know if the product I wish to sell is suitable for the Market?

Priority will be given to home produced, hand crafted goods made in Mosman and surrounding regions. Suitable, good quality Fair Trade Market products, which are certified, labelled & supported by the Fair Trade Association of Australia & New Zealand (FTAANZ), or the International Federation of Alternative Trade (IFAT), may be accepted for sale at the Market. Preference will be given to local residents, and interesting Market products, as some products may already be represented at the Market.

How much does it cost to rent a Market site?

Stall fees are $83 (including GST) for general art & craft stalls, and $134 (including GST) for prepared take away food stalls (requiring power), per stall space per month. Fees are payable only if you have been accepted into the Market, and contacted by Council staff.

How will I know if I have been accepted into the Mosman Market?

Council staff will contact you if there is a space available at the Market. Please note that staff may not be able to return numerous enquiries regarding your application status, due to administrative constraints.

When is the Mosman Market held?

The Market is held on the first Saturday of each month. There is no Market held in January. An additional Christmas Twilight Market held in December each year, usually on a Thursday evening. The date is confirmed in the first half of each year.

What are the Market hours?

The Market is held from 8.00am until 3.00pm. Set up time for stall holders is from 7.00am.

Where is the Market located?

The Market is an outdoor event. It is located on the Village Green & Mosman Square, at Spit Junction (map).

Do I need a gazebo or Market umbrella for the Market?

A gazebo or Market umbrella may assist you to shelter your products if the weather is inclement. The suggested size for a gazebo is 2.4m x 2.4m. Please note that gazebos of 3m x 3m will not be accepted at the Market.

Is furniture or equipment available for hire at the Mosman Market?

There is no furniture for hire at the Mosman Market. All stall holders must provide their own furniture and equipment for the Market.

Sustainable events

In order to manage significant outdoor public events in a way in which the benefits to the people of Mosman are maximised whilst potential negative impacts are minimised, Mosman Council has developed a special events policy and operations manual:

All events of over 50 people must abide by the Sustainable Event Management Policy and complete the Sustainable Event Management Plan.

Sustainable products and suppliers

Mosman Council has made it easier for event organisers to meet the required sustainability criteria. We have done the background research on preferred suppliers and here you will find a list of preferred suppliers for a variety of products and services that you may need for your sustainable event, market stall, and for food vendors.