PORTER FLEA HOLIDAY 2017!

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On December 8th and 9th, 2017, long-running Nashville makers market Porter Flea will be kicking off the holiday shopping season at The Nashville Fairgrounds (625 Smith Ave), bringing more than 150 local and regional artists out to share their unique, local and handmade gifts.  As with past Porter Fleas, itโ€™ll be far more than a shopping experience, with a huge crew of local businesses and partners on hand keeping attendees well-fed, well-entertained and even well-coiffed.

Porter Flea is bringing that retro Nashville flavor back by moving this Holiday Market to the Nashville Fairgrounds.  Located indoors and heated with plenty of parking this is the same Porter Flea that you love in a new location.

The 2017 Porter Flea Holiday Market kicks off Friday with a ticketed Preview Market (6 to 9 p.m.), offering early, intimate shopping access, ahead of Saturdayโ€™s Main Market, which is free and open to the public (from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

A collection of Nashville's finest food trucks will be serving up holiday cheer via seasonal food and drink options both days alongside local craft brewery Jackalope.

MAKERS!  APPLICATIONS OPEN ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20th! 

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SPONSOR! SWEET 16TH BAKERY

Did someone say breakfast sandwich?  Our VERY favorite one is from Sweet 16th in East Nashville!  Established in 2004, Sweet 16th is a small batch neighborhood bakery offering a variety of both sweet and savory items - all baked fresh daily and all baked from scratch.  They will be fueling up our Vendors on Saturday morning at their Vendor Breakfast before the Main Market!  Sweet 16th thank you for your support and keeping our Vendors well fed from your delicious treats! 

WXNA!

Everyone's favorite radio station: WXNA will be back on the DJ decks at #PFSummer17!  WXNA is the friendly neighborhood freeform radio station that will be providing 12 hours of awesome music to shop to!!  These folks will definitely be upping the summer vibes and will have you shaking your booty as you check out the Market.  Be sure and check out their merch and say hello!

Wanna donate to them?  Do so here! 

Thank you WXNA

NEW SPONSOR! CAVIAR & BANANAS

Give a big NASHVILLE welcome to our NEW SPONSOR Caviar & Bananas!  We CANNOT wait for their first Nashville location to open up on June 21st!  They are located in the heart of Midtown at 2013 Broadway St.  Caviar & Bananas is a husband and wife led high end cafe & market.  We are talking this will be a new brunch staple on your list!  C&B has everything for all you Nashville foodies - specialty salads, sandwiches, bagels, along with an espresso bar that transforms to an evening wine bar!  Also we hear there's frose on the menu....Yes Please!  Also shout out to our founder Katie Vance the Interior Designer of this new space and our co-organizer Matt Alexander who is making some of the coolest custom furniture pieces! 

Welcome C&B

SPONSOR: Portland Sangria

Calling all you Sangria lovers!  Our Sponsor: Portland Sangria is providing a treat for all you Preview Market ticket holders!  We will have 3 flavors of their sparkling Sangrias for you to try!  Portland Sangria is dry wine + real juice + herb/spice + fizz in a can. Something good inside!  We cannot wait to give them a try!  Perfect for Summer! 

Thank you Portland Sangria!  Welcome to Nashville!

Rudy's Barbershop at #PFSummer17 !

Get ready to have that perfect Summer Style Nashville!  Rudy's Barbershop will be onsite at #PFSummer17 giving their badass cuts and styles!  Preview Market ticket holders will get their services complimentary on Friday evening!  Rudy's offers:  Quality cuts. Superior products. For everybody.  Come join them in the Main Market hallway and be sure to tag your new style with #PFSummer17! 

Thanks Rudy's! 

SPONSOR: Nashville Arts Magazine

The June issue of our SPONSOR Nashville Arts is now available!  Check out features on artists Susan Bryant, Jim Jobe, Wesley Clark, Jessi Zazu and more!  Nashville Arts Magazine is dedicated to celebrating, honoring, encouraging and promoting the arts and creative spirit of Nashville and Middle Tennessee.  Don't forget to check out their site to learn more about upcoming Arts events in Nashville as well as ART SMART - a guide to arts education:

Thank you Nashville Arts for your continued support! 

SPONSOR: Hey Rooster General Store

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Our beautiful does our SPONSOR Hey Rooster General Store look?  The lady and the shop?!  We are so pleased to announce their move from East Nashville to the historic Hillsboro Village!  With a larger shop, Nashville,'s first modern general store, carries everything from locally made packaged goods to gorgeous handmade ceramics, curated cookbooks, jewelry, apothecary goods and so MUCH MORE!  Go give Courtney (the Head Hen) a visit and tell her we sent ya!  New location: 1711 21st Ave S in Hillsboro Village! 

NEW SPONSOR! EDG

Welcome our NEW SPONSOR: EDG!  EDG is carefully curated fashion from established & emerging designers!  YAS!  This one stop shop is featuring some of Nashville's most beloved brands.  Hello Bonefeather!  They have everything from jewelry to handbags to apparel all made in the USA. 

Their online store offers consumers the opportunity for independent designers that not sold on a larger scale.  For their designers, we do all the photography, hosting and shipping.... or any combination of the three so they can focus more on what they do best.  How awesome right?

We are currently crushing on these Sunburst Earrings, Braided Bucket Bag, and this Turquoise Choker!  LOVE!  

THANK YOU EDG

SPONSOR: Butcher & Bee Nashville

Leave it Nashville's newest beloved restaurant, Butcher & Bee, to treat our Vendors in style!  If you haven't checked out Chef Bryan Weaver's outstanding menu - now is the time.  A few of our favorites include the fried avocado sandwich, bacon wrapped dates, and of course the whipped feta.  Now serving Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays - get on over to 902 Main St in East Nashville and check them out! 

SPONSOR: The Frist

For those of you lucky Preview Market Tickets holders you will be getting a special treat from our NEW! SPONSOR The Frist! You will be able to enjoy the Nashville art mecca for FREE!  The vision of the Frist Center is to inspire people through art to look at their world in new ways.  And they could not align any more with our PF values!  The Frist Center opened in April 2001, and since that time has hosted a spectacular array of art from the region and from around the world.  Go and enjoy this incredible museum - we encourage everyone to get inspired! 

Thank you FRIST

SPONSOR: BRIGHT EVENT PRODUCTIONS

Our SPONSOR: BRIGHT EVENT PRODUCTIONS knows how to light up an event in style!  They are a boutique event lighting, sound, and visual design company specializing in custom installation and top notch customer service.  A boy can we vouch for that customer service!  We have been working with this fantastic team for over 4 years now and they are just the BEST around!  Thank you to Bright Event Productions for always making us look great!  (We love their wedding lighting featured above!)