Frequently Asked Questions
- DIRECTIONS, HOURS & PARKING
- PAYMENT METHODS
- SPONSORSHIPS AND PROMOTION OPPORTUNITIES
- VENDOR OPPORTUNITIES
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Yes. Here are the guidelines:Filming/photography in the Dallas Farmers Market must be pre-approved and permitted for anything other than personal use. The Dallas Farmers Market is a working market, which means that, to the greatest extent possible, filming must not interfere with DFM business, traffic or the public’s enjoyment of the DFM. Please read the following guidelines carefully.
The Dallas Farmers Market is a popular spot for personal and commercial photography, and offers unique urban backdrops for your photos. Still photography sessions, including commercial shoots and portrait sessions are subject to a small hourly rate (two hour minimum). These include product promotion, bridal, engagement, baby, quinceanera, prom, graduation, and family portraits. They include the use of props, special equipment, tripods, and changes of wardrobe. Commercial videography may be arranged by the day or the half day. “Contact us” to schedule your shoot.
The following policies are enforced:
- All photography requests must be made with the DFM Office. Requests and payments may be made in advance by calling 214-664-9110.
- Photography and videography must be approved. To request a shoot, call 214-664-9110.
- No outside food allowed. All food must be provided by DFM. There are many options and price ranges from which to choose.
- Props of any kind must have prior approval, and set up/take down must occur within the allotted time period and must not block or impede any business.
- Permitted locations on DFM property will be discussed in a meeting prior to the shoot.
- Pet portraits are allowed in the Shed and on the grounds, but not inside the Market building.
- All photographers will be responsible for any damages or injuries related to use of the facility. Individuals scheduling photography sessions will be responsible for damages to walkways, structures, plants, and any personal injuries that may occur. Photographers will be bound by the terms of the rental contract and regulations.
- DFM reserves the right to exclude any groups or individuals deemed to be in conflict with the DFM brand or who may pose a risk to the DFM property or interests. Groups or individuals shall be given equal opportunity regardless of race, creed, color, sex, religion, or national origin.
Yes, we do! Please contact us for more information.
We love volunteers! There are many opportunities available at the Dallas Farmers Market. Please click here for more information.
The DFM is always accepting applications. Please contact us for more information.
Booth rental rates available after registering here.
Booth rental rates are available here.
The Dallas Farmers Market is a great venue with several options for wedding ceremonies, receptions, corporate workshops and events, photo shoots, product launches, celebrations and reunions, galas, fundraisers, holiday parties, bar mitzvahs, car shows and just about anything else you can imagine!
Features you’ll enjoy:
- Amazing character with a distinct personality.
- Stunning skyline view.
- Multi-venue options:
The Shed – Up to 27,000 sq ft of covered outdoor space, in the heart of downtown Dallas. Flexible use of space can accommodate more than 2,700 people, or can be designed for as few as 50. You’ll enjoy the look of the giant ceiling fans, and the large built-in stage is great for your DJ or band.
Pearl Plaza – A block of Pearl Street (closed to traffic) offers a true downtown street vibe. We consider it our special “gem”.
- Cafe lighting.
- Easy and ample parking, or valet for larger events.
- Proximity to great Big D attractions, nightlife, and hotels. Guests will find numerous entertainment options to spend some time before your event and to continue the party late into the night.
Call 214.664.9110 or email email@example.com to schedule an appointment and book your event!
Some vendors accept credit cards and have signs posted at their stalls. There is an ATM located in the vestibule of The Market.
That is the fun part of coming to the DFM! Vendors will typically negotiate based on product availability and how much you are buying.
Participation is at the discretion of the vendor. Typically, they have signs posted at their stations.
Use the map for a list of vendors and the products they sell in The Shed.
There are limitations to what can be grown here, like tropical fruits, but many farms are learning ways to extend the growing seasons for what can be grown. This seasonal chart from the Texas Department of Agriculture GO TEXAN is a tool for produce availability from farms in Texas and this Farm to School — Produce Availability Seasonality Wheel.
Vendors vary based on seasonality and the type of produce grown. You will see a new mix of vendors every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in The Shed at the DFM.
There are many vendors that sell at the DFM. Use our map to determine which vendors you might be interested in.
We offer several venue rental options for catered events and can assist with your onsite catering needs. The Shed, The Market and Pearl Street Plaza each offer truly unique event options with amazing character and a distinct personality. Contact us for more information
There are many vendors that sell at the DFM. Use our map to determine which vendors interest you.
Wagons and strollers are more than welcome to help haul around kids and purchases.
Just ask! We love to help our market customers. Please ask any staff member, and we will be glad to help carry out your products. Also, we have a Loading Zone area on the NW corner of The Shed. We also provide complimentary wagons in the Information Booth.
There is complimentary parking for our visitors and patrons. Please visit: Plan a Visit for up-to-date parking information and alerts.
Public transportation is an easy and convenient option for a trip to the DFM. DART provides public transportation to the market via the Red, Blue or Green Lines.Take the St. Paul stop. Walk east to Harwood Street and turn right going south on Harwood Street for .75 miles. It is approximately a 15- to 20-minute walk to the market from the St. Paul DART stop. Don’t forget to bring a rolling cart or carry-on bag for all your shopping.
1010 S. Pearl Expressway, Dallas, Texas 75201