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Trade Days Rules and Regulations

Trade Days Rules and Regulations

Trade Days Rules & Regulations


The following rules apply to each vendor. Any failure to comply with listed rules may result in removal from premises along with the loss of leased lot(s) at LTD management’s discretion.

  1. LTD reserves the right to refuse admission to any vendor.
  2. All vendors must check in with the office before occupying their lots. Lot fees are to be paid in full before vendors can occupy their spaces. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
  3. Anyone selling, swapping, trading or otherwise engaging in business on the premises must have a lot receipt. Lot receipts are issued for the sole purpose of admitting said vendor. Vendors may be asked to present a lot receipt when renewing lots.
  4. There will be no refunds or roll-overs of payments.
  5. A vendor may be relocated if not on lot by 9:00 a.m. Saturday.
  6. Subleasing of lots is absolutely prohibited; identification may be requested. Anyone caught misusing receipts or subleasing lots may be evicted from the grounds immediately.
  7. Renewal of lots for the following month may be made during the show at the Trade Days onsite office. Lots left non-renewed at closing time on Sunday become available at 8 a.m. on the Tuesday following the show.
  8. Spaces may be re-rented by management in order to minimize empty spaces. There will be no refund to vendor holding the space(s) should they be re-rented.
  9. LTD shall designate selling areas and each vendor shall sell and display only within the confines of his/her designated area. No hawking is permitted at any time.
  10. Vehicles parked illegally or on a lot not assigned to the owner of the vehicle will be towed at the owner’s expense. Do not park in the grassy area in the center of the TD area or around the restrooms.
  11. A vendor pass must be shown when entering the grounds and kept visible when parked on the grounds. One vendor pass is required for each vehicle.
  12. Each vendor is required by Texas State Law to have a Texas Sales Permit. Contact 1-800-252-5555 or for sales tax information.
  13. No construction of any kind may be built on lots without prior consent of management (tables, racks, walls, etc.).
  14. Electrical service to lots is a 120 volt, 3-wire plug. The vendor is responsible for supplying a 3-wire adaptor.
  15. Vendors must use 12/3 (heavy-duty) extension cords to hook up to electricity. Anyone causing damage to the electrical or plumbing system will be charged a minimum of $25.00 for damages.
  16. The LTD office will not cash checks or accept two-party checks.
  17. Payments made by check should include the following information: Name, physical address, telephone number, date of birth and driver’s license number. No temporary checks will be accepted. LTD reserves the right to refuse payment by check from any vendor. There will be a $25.00 charge on all returned checks.
  18. Livingston Trade Days reserves the right, in the sole discretion of its management, to restrict the sale, display or distribution of any printed materials, photographs, books, magazines, pictures, flyers, artwork, film, recordings or other representations.
  19. Lots cannot be used for games of skill, chance, lotteries, palm reading, fortune telling, use of dice or cards, auctions or carnival related purposes.
  20. Motorcycles, bicycles, skates, skateboards, scooters and horses are not permitted on the grounds during the sale. Golf carts and three or four wheelers are prohibited except for authorized personnel.
  21. A speed limit if 5 M.P.H. throughout the trade grounds will be strictly enforced.
  22. LTD assumes no liability for any dispute among dealers and/or customers or for any damages to persons or property.
  23. LTD assumes no liability for the sale of counterfeit merchandise.
  24. Vendors are responsible for keeping their lots clean. Trash receptacles will be provided throughout the premises. A dumpster is located at the back of TD by the football fields for larger trash.
  25. LTD management is not responsible for any damaged, lost or stolen personal property or damage to vehicles while on premises.
  26. Anything left on the premises is done so entirely at the risk of the vendor or owner.
  27. The public consumption, selling, dispensing or donating of alcoholic beverages of any kind is not permitted on the grounds.
  28. Loud music, amplifiers or any other loud noises that management deems inappropriate will not be allowed.
  29. Any advertisements must be displayed within the confines of the vendor’s lot. No advertisement may be placed on buildings, trees, posts or any personal property of LTD.
  30. A dump station is provided on site. In accordance with state laws, wastewater of any type may not be discharged into, or flow into, a public place, gutter, street, creek, etc.
  31. Small animals such as puppies, kittens, birds, etc. will be allowed to be sold, but must be approved by management. No venomous and/or toxic reptiles, insects, spiders or animals shall be sold or allowed on the Livingston Trade Days grounds, including snakes of any kind.
  32. All pets must be kept on a leash or carried by the owner at all times.
  33. Parents or guardians are responsible for minor children brought onto the premises.
  34. Food items and drinks must be sold from a concession lot that meets the State of Texas Health Department Standards. The sale of any food item requires management’s consent.
  35. Early arrivals and late stay-overs will be charged $5.00 per day. Checkout time is 12:00 (noon) on Monday. For a $5.00 fee, you may stay until 8 a.m. on Tuesday.  All vehicles and merchandise must be off the property by 8:00 a.m. Tuesday. Vehicles or trailers remaining on the grounds after 8:00 a.m. Tuesday will be charged $10.00 per day. Unattended trailers or vehicles will be impounded.
  36. LTD reserves the right to cancel the show for any month. Credits will be issued to the vendors for use during another month.
  37. These rules and regulations are subject to change at any time without notice.
  38. Selling of any type of ammunition is prohibited. No ammunition is allowed on the premises.
  39. LTD does not guarantee you will be the only vendor selling a certain product nor can we guarantee your proximity to vendors selling comparable products.
  40. The use of profanity & offensive language is strictly prohibited.

Pavilion Rules & Regulations

These are in addition to the Trade Days Rules and Regulations. The following apply to pavilion vendors.

    1. Spaces are 10 feet wide and 20 feet deep.
    2. Set-ups may not extend into the aisle.
    3. Vendors must be completely set up 9:00-5:00 Saturday and 9:00-2:00 Sunday. SET UP IS REQUIRED ON BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAYFailure to set up on a pavilion space may result in permanent loss of your lot and forfeiture of your lot rent.
    4. The cost on a pavilion lot is $95.00 per event. Vendors will be allowed to park behind their lot.
    5. Water and electricity are included in the price of all pavilion lots.
    6. Pavilion spaces may be kept from month to month by renewing and paying for the spaces before the show closes on Sunday. However, management reserves the right to deny renewal to any vendor in order to maintain a desired merchandise balance in the pavilions.
    7. LTD management reserves the right to limit pavilion lot space to vendors with quality merchandise, including crafters and antique dealers. No garage sale type items will be allowed to be sold from the pavilion.
    8. A maximum of three pavilion lots may be rented by any one vendor for any given month.

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