Trade Days Information

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Rates

Rates cover the entire Thursday - Sunday event.
Item Rate
Concession Lot
$150 per lot
Open Lot - Without Water or Electricity
$20 per lot
Open Lot - With Water and Electricity
$40 per lot
Pavilion Lot
$95 per lot

Office Hours


Our regular office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. During the show, the office will be open from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 9 a.m - 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Size of Lots


Open lots measure 15 feet wide and 30 feet deep. Markers are on each corner of the lot. Pavilion lots measure 10 feet wide and 20 feet deep with a 20 foot walkway down the middle of the pavilion.

Food & Drink Concessions


Concession vendors are allowed to set up as early as noon on Wednesday prior to the show. Only approved concession vendors may sell food or drinks. All food and drink concessions must meet the standards of the Texas Department of Health and have a permit. Items not intended to be eaten on the premises are not considered concessions. Only a limited number of food concessions will be allowed at each event. Livingston Trade Days will compile a waiting list for concessionaires after the maximum number has been confirmed.

Tables & Tents


Tables and tents will be available for rental at each show. Rental price includes setup prior to the show and take down afterwards. Reservation and payment for tables and tents must be made at or before vendor arrival.

Rental Rates


  • 8 foot by 30 inch table are $5.50
  • 10 foot by 20 foot overhead tent are $25

Reserving Spaces


New lots may be rented for the next scheduled Trade Days beginning on Tuesday after each event. Lots reserved prior to the week-end of the show must be paid for in advance. Reserved lots remaining unpaid for more than one week may be re-rented.

Renewal of Spaces


Vendors may renew their lots by paying the next month's rent at the Livingston Trade Days office during office hours on Trade Days weekend, or between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Sunday of Trade Days weekend at the Trade Days tent near the restrooms.

Set-Ups


Vendors may set up during the following times:
  • Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, 7 - 9 a.m.
If a vendor desires to set up prior to Thursday, a fee of $5 per day will be charged. Vendors leasing a pavilion lot must be completely set up by 9 a.m. Saturday and must remain through 3 p.m. Sunday. Vendors not set up by 9 a.m. Saturday may be relocated.

Check-Out


Check out time for vendors is Noon on Monday. A fee of $5 will be charged for extra days, but the vendor must be off the property by 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Parking


There is no charge for parking during any Trade Days weekend.

Animals for Sale


Livingston Trade Days will allow small animals, such as puppies, kittens, or non-fowl birds, to be sold. All animals to be sold must be approved in advance by the management.

No venomous and/or toxic reptiles, insects, spiders or snakes of any kind shall be sold or allowed on Trade Days grounds. Fowl, such as ducks, turkeys or chickens are not permitted to be sold at Trade Days.

Sales Taxes


All regular and commercial vendors must have a Texas sales tax number and all vendors are responsible for reporting their own sales taxes. A sales tax of 8.25% must be collected on all merchandise sold.

Counterfeit Merchandise


Any vendor at Livingston Trade Days may be inspected by the U. S Customs Service for copyright infringement. Livingston Trade Days assumes no liability for the sale of counterfeit merchandise. Any vendor found in violation of U. S Customs regulations is subject to prosecution.

RV Parking


Spaces for self-contained RVs are available. A dump station is located on the grounds for your convenience.