Published On: Thu, Jul 21st, 2011

Islands Indian Market information

     The Islands Indian Market is designed to offer the opportunity for enrolled members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to showcase their traditional, cultural and unique arts and crafts for the community and visitors in an outdoor setting for selling their items.

     Spaces are available at the Islands Indian Market is every day from 8am – 5pm and is on a first come basis; no assigned spaces.  Spaces are approximately   12’ X 12’ and cost $10.00 a day.  The Islands Indian Market is located adjacent to the Oconaluftee Island Park at the intersection of US 441N and US 19. Vendors must be enrolled members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. All items for sale must be handmade by an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.  All vendors must complete an application form.  No produce or food may be sold at the Islands Indian Market. The vendor is responsible for setup and cleanup of the space, vendors must bring heavy duty trash bags to bag their garbage, securing bags properly at the end of the day.  Vendors are responsible for bank and sales. Vendor is responsible for obtaining any relevant government permits. A copy of this agreement must be available for inspection at any time and must be kept at the space at the Islands Indian Market.

     For more information and to submit registrations, contact the Cherokee Welcome Center at 828-554-6490 or email Josie Long at josilong@nc-cherokee.com.

– EBCI Travel and Tourism Office

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