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:
- California Department of Revenue: www.ftb.ca.gov or 1-800-852-5711
- IRS: www.irs.gov or 1-800-829-4933
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:
- Cottage Food FAQ; Do You Qualify Flow Chart
- CFO Class A Registration & Self-Certification Checklist Form
HOW MUCH DOES A SHOP COST?
Shops start at $329 per month for a 100 s.f. space and includes 5A of electrical service, secure WiFi, all taxes and fees and use of common areas and parking.
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 email@example.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 schedule your market dates.
Have questions that haven’t been answered here? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOW DO I APPLY?
Simply complete this application.