FAQ

What is included?

Can I reserve more than one table?

What about access to a power source?

Do I have to pay the event fee up front?

What happens to my event fee if I cancel?

Do I have to have products to sell on the day of the event?

Can I sell edible items such as baked goods?

My business is related to food or beverages. Can I offer visitors free samples to eat/drink?

Where do I send my paper application and event fee payment?

Do I have to accept credit card payments?

How is this event being promoted?

What is included?

Each vendor receives a 6×6′ footprint including a 6′ table, table linens, and two chairs.

Can I reserve more than one table?

Standard offer is one six foot table. A second six foot table is available to you upon request, (in limited supply) for an additional $55.00.

What about access to a power source?

Access to electrical power is limited. Vendors needing a power source MUST request this on the application and provide a complete explanation of need. There will not be a charge for electrical power use. You are responsible for supplying any necessary power strips, power cables, adapters, extension cords, etc.

Do I have to pay the event fee up front?

Yes. Any business or vendor NOT selected will be refunded in full within (30) days of the application deadline.

What happens to my event fee if I cancel?

Vendors who cancel forfeit their event fee; it will not be refunded.

Do I have to have products to sell on the day of the event?

Yes. This is a retail display holiday shopping event offering tangible products and valuable services for immediate purchase.

Can I sell edible items such as baked goods?

Yes, provided that you are selling them packaged as gift/retail items and list or identify ingredients for people who may have specific allergies.

My business is related to food or beverages. Can I offer visitors free samples to eat/drink?

Yes, as samples only and list or identify ingredients for people who may have specific allergies.

Where do I send my paper application and event fee payment?

If you have decided not to apply and pay online, you can mail the application and payment to:

Small Business Saturday Shop RI

400 Bald Hill Road

Suite 515

Warwick, RI 02886

Do I have to accept credit card payments?

No, but we recommend accepting a variety of payment types for the convenience of our visitors.

How is this event being promoted?

Small Business Saturday Shop RI will be supported by advertisement on local television, radio, newspapers and social media. The event will also be promoted by a network of participating businesses, organizers, and sponsors.


The sole intent of event organizers and sponsors is to facilitate a venue promoting commerce for the benefit of the local economy and jobs, as well as providing a community service to the citizens of RI. We do not warranty or endorse any business choosing to participate and do not take any responsibility for or accept any liability from any product or service transacted between a business and consumer.