The Small Business Marketplace is for businesses from all over Siouxland to "pop up" in vacant spaces and join downtown businesses each Saturday during the holiday season. Iowa's West Coast Initiative would like to provide this great opportunity to get our community supporting our local businesses.
Small Business Marketplace pop up dates:
Saturday, November 27th (Small Business Saturday)
Saturday, December 4th
Saturday, December 11th
Saturday, December 18th
Hours of operation each Saturday will be 10am-6pm.
**We ask that all businesses be available for these hours, hours may be extended if needed.**
Spaces will provide:
Small business owners must provide the following:
1. Your own set-up materials to do business (tables, drapery, payment options, etc.)
2. A certificate of insurance naming "Downtown Partners - Sioux City" as an additional insured. This must be received before your registration can be considered complete. You can email this to firstname.lastname@example.org
3. You are responsible for collecting and reporting your own sales tax, here is a link for more information: https://tax.iowa.gov/starting-business
4. Help to ensure social distancing and encourage the use of masks
There is no fee, but you must register to ensure you are provided space as soon as possible. There are a limited number of pop ups allowed to participate in this event. You will be assigned a space based on the answers you provide in this form. You will be contacted by November 17th with your assigned location and property contact information. You can arrange to view the space prior to the event. Don't forget, free parking on weekends!
The planning committee will be keeping a very close eye on the COVID-19 pandemic and if hosting this event is in the best interest of our community. If for any reason this event needs to be canceled, you will be notified.
Thank you very much for participating in our first Small Business Marketplace, we are excited to host you in Downtown Sioux City!
Please submit the form by 11:59 PM on November 1st, 2021.