Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles

FAQs about joining CRAFTED

CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles is a juried marketplace for handmade wares. If you are a maker with original designs who uses high-quality materials, we want to meet you.

WHY SHOULD I JOIN CRAFTED?

CRAFTED is the ideal market to grow your creative business. In addition to a beautiful setting, we provide free parking, supplementary marketing, entertainment, classes, security and even coffee for makers. As a CRAFTED shop owner you will be part of a creative community of artisans who share ideas and resources. For an affordable price, CRAFTED has all of this to offer along with drawing hundreds (and sometimes thousands) of customers every weekend.

ARE THERE REQUIREMENTS TO JOIN?

Yes. Only items that are significantly handmade and of high quality are allowed.

HOW CAN I JOIN IN?
You can participate as a pop-up maker, share a shop space or open a shop of your own. When you complete your application, let us know which option interests you most.

WHAT IF I WANT TO OPEN A SHOP?

Shops are currently leased on a six month basis, after which the lease term converts to month-to-month. (The jury will consider applications for less than a six month commitment; please note how long you would prefer in your application).

HOW BIG ARE SHOP SPACES?

Shop spaces are available in 10’ x 10’, 10′ x 20′ and 10′ x 30′. Walls heights are 5’9” and all displays and merchandise must be this height or shorter.

DO I NEED A SELLER’S PERMIT? A BUSINESS LICENSE? 

Yes to both. Visit www.calgold.ca.gov  and the following for helpful information:

CAN I SELL FOOD? 

Yes, as long as it is packaged and shelf-stable. We accept items made in a Cottage Food Kitchen. Visit here for helpful information:

HOW MUCH DOES A SHOP COST?

Typically, 10’x 10′ weekend pop-ups are $125 and long-term customizable shops are $350mo. Costs vary depending on shop size.

WHEN AND HOW WILL I KNOW IF I HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED? 

Within two weeks of submitting your application you will receive an e-mail from sell@craftedportla.com with feedback from CRAFTED’s jury.

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I GET ACCEPTED? 

First, we congratulate you! Next, a CRAFTED director will work with you to set dates for your orientation, setting up your shop and an opening date.

Have questions that haven’t been answered here? E-mail Linda Gamberg, at sell@craftedportla.com.

HOW DO I APPLY?

Simply complete this no-fee application.