*The Merrick Street Fair will strongly adhere to all CDC and Town of Hempstead requirements.
*All vendor booths will be socially distanced from one another
*All vendors will be encouraged to enforce proper social distancing at their booths.
*All vendors will be required to limit the number of shoppers at their booths at any one time.
*Shoppers waiting on line for a vendor will be required to socially distance.
*The wearing of face masks will be enforced depending upon requirements at the time of the Fair.
These policies will be monitored for compliance.
Produced in association with the Merrick Chamber of Commerce.
The Chamber makes all decisions regarding cancellation due to inclement weather.
Attendance~With reasonably good weather 300-400 vendors and 25,000-30,000 shoppers for the two day Event.
All decisions regarding cancellation for any reasons are made by the Merrick Chamber of Commerce.
VENDOR SET UP DETAILS Vendor set up starts at 7am and continues throughout the morning hours.
GPS 76 Merrick Avenue, Merrick NY 11566 Start, join or end the line and remain with your vehicle. All vendors may set up set up in the Street on Merrick Avenue. Those vendors who attend year after year and wish to continue to set up in the parking lot will be accommodated. Merrick Avenue is closed to vehicular traffic on Saturday and Sunday from 8am-6pm.
Vendor spaces on Merrick Avenue range from 10'x10' to 13'x10' depending on location restraints.
Under the direction of show management, between 7am and 8am vendors may park in a legal space next to or near their space on Merrick Avenue and unload their set ups onto the sidewalk.
On Saturday and Sunday evening vendors set up on Merrick Avenue must begin to break down their display starting at approximately 5:30 pm.
Vendors who are set up on Merrick Avenue must set up Saturday morning and must remove all items Saturday evening.
Management will do its best to give each vendor the exact same space each day.
However, it is the responsibility of each vendor to fully comply with the following requirements:
For public safety on Saturday and Sunday evening no vendor vehicle will be permitted to enter Merrick Avenue before 6:30pm at the earliest.
For public safety no vendor vehicle will be permitted to enter or leave Merrick Avenue at any time without approval from Show Management.
By order of the Merrick Police by 6pm on Saturday and Sunday all vendor set ups must be removed completely from Merrick Avenue.
The set ups may be moved onto the sidewalk for vendor convenience.