Frequently Asked Questions 2017-02-16T16:26:31+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

ARE THERE PROMOTIONAL OR SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE? 2017-01-24T14:56:50+00:00

Yes, please contact us for more information.

IS THE DFM AVAILABLE FOR COMMERCIAL FILM OR PHOTOGRAPHY SHOOTS? DO YOU ACCEPT CONTENT SUBMISSIONS FOR YOUR WEBSITE? 2017-02-16T11:49:59+00:00

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. 
DOES THE DFM HAVE A MUSICIANS OR STREET PERFORMER PROGRAM? 2017-02-16T11:51:13+00:00

Yes, we do! Please contact us for more information.

HOW CAN I VOLUNTEER OR LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DALLAS FARMERS MARKET FRIENDS? 2017-01-24T14:54:35+00:00

We love volunteers! There are many opportunities available at the Dallas Farmers Market. Please click here for more information.

TO WHOM SHOULD I DIRECT INFORMATION ABOUT MY EXPERIENCE AT THE DFM? 2017-02-16T16:27:35+00:00
IS DFM HIRING? 2017-01-24T14:53:31+00:00

The DFM is always accepting applications. Please contact us for more information.

HOW CAN I BECOME A VENDOR? WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE THERE? 2017-01-24T14:52:33+00:00

Booth rental rates available after registering here.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO HAVE A BOOTH? 2017-01-24T14:52:07+00:00

Booth rental rates are available here.

DOES THE DFM ALLOW PRIVATE EVENTS SUCH AS WEDDINGS, CONFERENCES OR RECEPTIONS ON SITE? 2017-02-16T11:53:09+00:00

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 susan.armanovs@dallasfarmersmarket.org to schedule an appointment and book your event!

HOW DO I LEARN WHAT UPCOMING EVENTS ARE GOING ON AT THE DFM? 2017-01-24T14:50:56+00:00

All events are posted to our Events Calendar on the site. You can also follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for additional news. Please subscribe to our email list to stay up-to-date.

ARE CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED? 2017-01-24T14:48:49+00:00

Some vendors accept credit cards and have signs posted at their stalls. There is an ATM located in the vestibule of The Market.

ARE DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR BULK PURCHASES? 2017-01-24T14:48:23+00:00

That is the fun part of coming to the DFM! Vendors will typically negotiate based on product availability and how much you are buying.

DOES THE DFM PARTICIPATE IN THE SNAP PROGRAM AND ACCEPT THE LONE STAR CARD? HOW AND WHERE CAN I USE IT? 2017-01-24T14:48:00+00:00

Participation is at the discretion of the vendor. Typically, they have signs posted at their stations.

IS THERE A LIST OF CURRENT VENDORS AT THE DFM? WHAT PRODUCTS DO THEY SELL? 2017-01-24T14:43:50+00:00

Use the Produce Search for a list of vendors and the produce they sell in The Shed.

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT WHAT PRODUCE IS AVAILABLE IN EACH SEASON? 2017-01-24T14:43:25+00:00

Use the Produce Search to discover seasonal produce. We also provide produce availability by month, which allows you to visually see what produce is available when.

DOES THE DFM SELL FLOWERS AND PLANTS? WHERE ARE THEY LOCATED? 2017-01-24T14:42:57+00:00

Yes. Flower and plant vendors are located in The Shed. Find out what products and vendors are available. Click here.

DOES THE DFM SELL MEAT OR EGGS? 2017-01-24T14:42:28+00:00

Yes, we do! Use the Produce Search to identify which vendors sell these items.

IS RAW COW’S MILK SOLD AT THE DFM? 2017-01-24T14:41:51+00:00

No.

WHY ARE SOME VENDORS NO LONGER AT THE DFM? 2017-01-24T14:41:23+00:00

Vendors vary based on seasonality and the type of produce grown. You will see a new mix of vendors every Friday, Saturday ans Sunday in The Shed at the DFM.

DOES THE DFM OFFER DELIVERY FOR BULK PURCHASES? 2017-01-24T14:40:58+00:00

No.

DO YOU SELL INTERNATIONAL ITEMS SUCH AS SPICES, SESAME OIL AND OTHER PRODUCTS? 2017-01-24T14:39:45+00:00

There are many vendors that sell at the DFM. Use our Produce Search to determine which vendors you might be interested in.

DOES THE DFM CATER EVENTS? 2017-02-16T11:58:56+00:00

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

HOW MANY DFM VENDORS ARE THERE? WHICH DO YOU RECOMMEND? 2017-01-24T14:38:38+00:00

There are many vendors that sell at the DFM. Use our Produce Search to determine which vendors interest you.

ARE WAGONS AND STROLLERS ALLOWED? 2017-01-24T14:36:22+00:00

Wagons and strollers are more than welcome to help haul around kids and purchases.

HOW DO I GET WATERMELONS AND OTHER LARGE PURCHASES TO MY CAR? 2017-01-24T14:36:29+00:00

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.

WHERE CAN I PARK? ARE THERE SPECIAL PARKING AREAS FOR SENIORS AND THE HANDICAPPED? 2017-01-24T14:36:36+00:00

There is complimentary parking for our visitors and patrons. We are currently renovating the DFM so parking may change. Please visit: Plan a Visit for up-to-date parking information and alerts.

WHAT PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION CAN HELP ME GET TO THE DFM? 2017-01-24T14:36:46+00:00

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.

WHEN IS THE DFM OPEN TO THE PUBLIC? 2017-01-24T14:36:51+00:00
WHERE IS THE DFM LOCATED? WHAT ADDRESS DO I USE IN MY GPS? 2017-01-24T14:36:57+00:00

1010 S. Pearl Expressway, Dallas, Texas 75201