Inspire to Gather pop-up shops and events feature local artist, entertainers, crafters, and small business owners selling their hand made goods and services to the Wilmington NC community. These events are held at our new store location, La Petite Emporium in downtown Wilmington, NC.
La Petite Emporium is a 400 sq. foot space with exposed brick walls, tons of natural light, and exposed duct work located on a cobblestone street running along the Cape Fear River. It is the perfect space for small pop-up shops, events, workshops, and intimate gatherings. We are looking for artists, crafters, and small business owners who would like to be a part of these pop-up shops and themed events.
Emporium Vendor Event Frequently Asked questions
How many vendors sell at an Emporium event? Our themed events will consist of 6-8 vendors selling a cohesive selection of items centered around a particular theme. What are some of the event themes? Home Decor (handmade or vintage) - table linens, glassware, dinnerware, serving platters, pottery, vases, candles Mystic Arts - Tarot, essential oils, crystals, candles, scarves, artwork, stickers, stone jewelry Books and Bargains - bookmarks, stickers, journals, junk journal kits, used books, coffee, tea Spring Garden - pottery, wreaths, terrariums, beeswax candles, plants
What are the fees? - $65 for one 6ft. table Table with a white table cloth and one chair is included in the fee.
What are the vendor rules and responsibilities? - Setup begins 1 hour prior to the start of the event - Vendors must remain from setup until the end of the event. Leaving early may affect acceptance into future events. - Vendors are required to clean up their entire space before leaving. - Vendors are encouraged to promote the event on their social media channels