When will I be able to set up my booth?
Complete information for both load in and load out of your booth will be e-mailed to you within two weeks after you have successfully registered your booth.

How do I become a Craft and Vendor Fair participant?
To become a craft and vendor fair participant, just complete and submit the form. If you had previously registered as a vendor, you do not need to do so again.

Will there be Wifi access?
For complete information on how to access Wifi while on campus, click the following link - http://www.library.illinois.edu/it/helpdesk/visitorillinoisnet_start.html.

Do I have to pay taxes on any items I sell?
You are responsible for paying all necessary and required taxes for any items you sell during the Moms Weekend Craft and Vendor Fair. The current sales tax rate on general retail sales in Urbana, IL is 9%. For complete information regarding the sales tax rate, click the following link - http://www.urbanaillinois.us/government/finance/sales-tax-rates.

Will there be any meal options during the Craft and Vendor Fair?
There are various food vendors located within the Illini Union.

When will I be able to register for a booth?
Returning Vendors can begin registration Monday, January 30, 2023 11:00 AM. Please remember it is a first-come, first-serve registration process. This is an extremely popular event and often sells out within minutes of registration opening. New vendor registration will open Wednesday, February 22, 2023 9:30 AM.

Can I move booth locations?
No. Once you select your booth location, you will not be able to relocate.

Am I only permitted to sell handmade items or can I sell items that are trademarked and/or copyrighted?
Craft and Vendor Fair participants sell a variety of items. Per the Vendor Booth Space Rental Contract, you can sell both handmade and resale items. Please take note that you are responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses required to sell any trademarked items. For complete information, please review the Vendor Booth Space Rental Contract by clicking the following link - Vendor Booth Space Rental Contract.

Where can I park after I've unloaded my vehicle and dropped my items off at my booth, and is free parking provided?
Free parking is not provided. University parking lots have free parking on weekends, but make sure if you use one of these lots that you do not park at a metered or reserved space. Lot B1 is the recommended parking lot for vendors. IUB is not able to reimburse or pay for tickets issued to vendors. For complete information about parking, click the following link - Parking.

Do I have to sign a contract to participate in the Moms Weekend Craft and Vendor Fair, and if so, where can I review that contract?
Yes. Upon completing booth registration, vendors will need to sign the contract and return it to the Illini Union within ten (10) business days. You can view the 2023 Vendor Booth Space Rental Contract by clicking here - Vendor Booth Space Rental Contract.

Will I have access to electricity in my booth?
Electricity can be available in your booth. However you must request access to an electrical outlet when you register for your booth. You will not be able to request electricity on the day of the Craft and Vendor Fair.

What are the costs associated with having a booth at the Moms Weekend Craft and Vendor Fair?
There is a $185 non-refundable fee per booth for up to a maximum of three (3) booths. The Illini Union can provide up to four (4) tables (6'x 32" x 29") per booth at a cost of $5 per table, provided that the request for tables is made to the Illini Union at least two (2) weeks before the Event. Any table rentals the day of the craft and vendor fair will cost $10 each.

Is this a juried show?
No, this is not a juried show. The Moms Weekend Craft and Vendor Fair is designed to be a showcase of various vendors from the surrounding Illinois community.

Do you limit the amount of vendors per item?
No, it is a first-come, first-serve registration process. Therefore, the Illini Union Board does not limit the number of vendors per craft or vendor item.

I will need a hotel. Do you recommend any?
Moms Weekend is one of the Champaign-Urbana community's most popular weekends. We encourage people to make plans ahead of time for any hotel stays.