Join the Celebration: Become a Vendor at the Día de Los Muertos Mercado

Capture the Spirit of Tradition and Community on October 28-29, 2023

Old Town San Diego is gearing up for a vibrant and culturally rich event that promises to bring the essence of Día de Los Muertos to life. The Día de Los Muertos Mercado, scheduled for Saturday, October 28, and Sunday, October 29, 2023, is calling all vendors to be a part of this enchanting celebration. As the heart of San Diego’s historical heritage, Old Town presents an unparalleled opportunity to showcase your unique products and be part of a cherished cultural tradition.

Why Participate as a Vendor?

The Día de Los Muertos Mercado is a gathering that pays homage to the Mexican holiday, Día de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. This celebration holds deep cultural significance as it honors loved ones who have passed away and celebrates the cyclical nature of life and death. It is a time of reflection, connection, and joyous remembrance. By participating as a vendor, you not only gain exposure to a diverse audience but also become an integral part of a community event that promotes cultural understanding and unity.

Vendor Benefits:

  • Cultural Showcase: Engage with attendees who are eager to learn and experience the rich traditions of Día de Los Muertos.
  • Marketplace Atmosphere: Set up your booth amidst the lively and colorful ambiance of Old Town, creating an inviting space for shoppers to explore.
  • Increased Visibility: Benefit from extensive event promotion across various media channels, attracting a wide range of visitors from near and far.
  • Networking: Connect with fellow vendors and enthusiasts who share a passion for cultural festivities and unique products.
  • Sales and Exposure: Capitalize on the opportunity to sell your products to a captivated audience looking for distinctive Día de Los Muertos items.
  • Community Engagement: Contribute to the celebration’s atmosphere of togetherness and understanding, fostering a sense of unity and belonging.

Vendor Information:

  • Event Date: Saturday, October 28, and Sunday, October 29, 2023
  • Location: San Diego Avenue & Harney Street, Old Town San Diego
  • Permitted Vendors: Art, Crafts, Souvenirs, Ofrendas, Face Painters, & Family-Friendly Activities
  • Vendor Fees: Competitive rates. Fees waived for qualifying nonprofit organizations.

How to Participate:

Participating in the Día de Los Muertos Mercado as a vendor is a straightforward process. Simply click HERE or at the link below and fill out the vendor application form. Share details about your products, your brand, and how you intend to contribute to the cultural atmosphere of the event. Our team will review your application and contact you with further details.

The Día de Los Muertos Mercado in Old Town San Diego is more than just an event; it’s an opportunity to share in a centuries-old tradition while connecting with a diverse community. As a vendor, you’ll have the chance to showcase your unique products, connect with a captivated audience, and play a vital role in preserving and celebrating cultural heritage.

Join us on October 28-29, 2023, in Old Town San Diego, and become an integral part of the magic that is the Día de Los Muertos Mercado. Let’s create lasting memories and celebrate life, culture, and community together.

Hours – Saturday, October 28 & Sunday, October 29, 2023

Phone – (619) 228-9340

Address – San Diego Ave & Harney St, San Diego, CA 92110

Vendor Application