GBACG Costumers Bazaar 2015

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 -- 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Veterans' Memorial Building, Albany, CA

Do you have things in your closets or on your bookshelves that might need to find a new home? Are you looking for fabulous fabrics, trims or patterns? Maybe you're interested in some great new or used costume items?

If the answer to any of the above is “yes”, you MUST join us at the GBACG Bazaar on Sunday August 23rd!

Come rent a space and sell your gently used or new items. Or come and shop for your next great set of gloves, or a hat, or a whole outfit.

Costume: Costumes are not required but are always admired.

Tickets: This event is FREE for all current GBACG members, and only $5 for non-members at the door. Attendees don't need to pre-register. This is a great destination event for new costuming friends.

Food: There will be food and drinks available for purchase at the event. You're also welcome to bring your own food if you like.

Practicalities: Bring swatches of your fabrics and trims for color matching if desired. Bring cash (in small bills) in case some vendors do not take checks.

Volunteers: Would you like to volunteer? Please contact Ann Morton at . All volunteers get into the bazaar for free!

Check here regularly for our latest sales floor layout.

Albany Veterans' Memorial Building
1325 Portland Ave.
Albany, CA 94706 - (map)

This is the same location as GBACG's annual Open House. Parking is available on the street for free, but it can be limited. Carpooling is a very good option. The Albany Veterans' Memorial Building is an 8 block walk from the El Cerrito BART if you'd prefer to use public transportation.

Call for Vendors
If you're a current GBACG member and wish to participate as a vendor in the Costumers Bazaar

Booth sales will take place in two phases:

  • Phase 1 - From now until July 15th: A single booth space may be bought by any person who was a GBACG member as of June 1st 2015.
  • Phase 2 - From July 15th until all spaces are sold: Sales are open to any GBACG member (including anyone who has joined or renewed after June 1st, 2015) and to any current member of a Sister Organization. Also, anyone who has already purchased a space may purchase an additional (2nd or 3rd) space.

Why have two phases? Last time we had a lot of folks join the Guild the day of ordering a booth, and we had other people who ordered multiple booths. As a result, space was quickly snapped up, and some longtime members missed out on a chance to reserve a selling space. In order to give everyone a fair chance at space, we're limiting initial reservations for a few weeks.

What to sell? Well, if you loved it, then perhaps others will too. Some of the most popular items at our last Bazaaar were new and used costumes, vintage pieces and accessories.

Booth spaces are limited and will be sold on a first-come, first served basis.

Booth sizes:

  • Main room: 6’ x 8’ = $15
  • Side room: 6’ x 6’ or 5’ x 8’ = $10
  • Foyer: 4’ x 8’ = $10


  • 11:00 - Setup volunteers arrive.
  • 11:30 - Vendors arrive.
  • 1:00 - Sales open to the public.
  • 5:00 - Vendors breakdown.
  • 6:00 - We must be completely out of the building.

To rent a space, email Ann Morton at and please indicate the size of booth you'd like.

The deadline to register as a vendor is Friday, July 31st, 2015, or until space runs out.

Questions? Send an email to Ann Morton at .

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