We’re taking something that you’ve known and loved – the AREA 506 Vendor Village – and turning it into another amazing experience on the Saint John waterfront.
In June 2022, we’ll be opening the full waterfront experience with a diverse collection of retail shops, a performance space, a waterfront container bar, food trucks, public art and pop-up activities. All wrapped up in more than 60 shipping containers, celebrating everything that’s cool about our identity as a Port City.
Well, if you’re a potential volunteer, sponsor, musician or performance artist, hit us up using the form on our CONTACT page and the appropriate team member will get back to you.
If you’re a vendor and looking to get involved, here are a few things to keep in mind:
We’ve focused interest into five categories to help us curate a well-rounded group of vendors and satisfy anticipated interest and demand from cruise passengers, residents and regional tourists:
If you’re a vendor looking for information on the Expression of Interest (EOI) Process, submit your interest using this form.
We encourage interested parties to reply to the Expression of Interest as early as possible, as initial allocations began November 2021.
Once you’ve filled out the form, you will receive an email from us containing the formal EOI documentation, as well as an offer to organize a call or video conference to discuss the details.
We have two options:
1. A 40’ container with two retail spaces.
2. A 20’ container with one retail space.
Each retail shop will include a garage door and a person-door to ensure retailers have options depending on how beautiful a day it is.
The insides of the containers? At the end of the day, those will look however the individual vendors decide to deck them out and bring the space to life!
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