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Sip & Shop – Conroe, TX | Grand Central Park | October, 2022

SATURDAY OCTOBER  - SUNDAY OCTOBER 8, 2022
DOORS OPEN: 11AM - 4PM

FREE ADMISSION, STROLLERS & WAGONS WELCOME.
OUTDOOR MARKET


LOCATION: GRAND CENTRAL PARK: LAKE HOUSE
1039 LAKE HOUSE DRIVE
CONROE, TX 77304

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PARKING OPTIONS:

FREE PARKING on site.

 

 ACCESSING THE MARKET:

The market is outdoor in a mix of grass and concrete.  The market is located directly at the Grand Central Park Lake House and will include the outdoor area surrounding the pavilion, food truck court and event lawn.  Parking is located directly at the market site, there will be local officers on site to help direct you to the parking lot with ease.

GENERAL ADMISSION:

General admission to Big Top's Boutique Pop Up at Grand Central Park Lake House is FREE and does not require advanced registration or tickets.  Please do not purchase a ticket from scammers on Facebook.  There are no tickets for this event and admission is free to the public.  All ages are welcome, strollers and wagons are welcome.
 

ADA COMPLIANCE:

The facility is ADA compliant including ADA bathrooms located inside the building.  The market is held outdoor on grass and come concrete areas.  Service dogs are permitted with appropriate identification.  General pets are welcome, leashed, and please bring your own water.  There is a dog park across the street from the market location for your enjoyment.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT:

Get ready to have a great time!  The #1 review we receive from shoppers at Big Top Events is, "We had SO much fun!".  It is our pleasure to offer a wide selection exhibitors to bring the very best in boutique clothing, accessories, shoes, home decor, furniture, gourmet food, dips, sauces, art, yard decorations, holiday items and so much more!  There is a little bit of everything and something for everyone!  Prices range from as little as $5 and up to $2,000 and beyond.  Our market is 50% hand made items and 50% manufactured items.  100% of Exhibitors are small business owners, shopping with us puts money directly into the local community.  90% of Exhibitors are based here in the Lone Star State, others travel from Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisianan, Oklahoma and Arkansas!
 
Food trucks on site with yummy treats.
100 Exhibitors with a little bit of something for everyone.
Bearnheartd Winery will be on site selling glasses of Texas wine.
There is a large children's playground and fenced dog park within walking distance of the market.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Q: Do I need a ticket to attend?
A:  No, the event is free and open to the public.
  


Q: What should I wear?
A:  Be comfortable and be{you}tiful.
  Wear what makes you comfortable, you'll be walking quite a bit.  Due to being an outdoor market closed toe shoes are recommended.  Due to the time of year we recommend dressing in layers as early morning hours can be chilly.

Q: What size clothing do boutiques carry?
A:  Every size!
  We try to bring a verity of boutiques each with their own unique style and a wide range of sizes.  You will find baby, kids, juniors, standard and plus size clothing.  Clothing is generally 80% girls and women's styles with 20% being for boys and men.  Some of the top trending styles include boho, cowgirl, modern, soft and flirty, lounge wear, shoes, swim wear, intimates and layering pieces, robes and slippers and so much more!  Most women's boutiques carry XS-XL with many expanding to XS-3XL.  Clothes are generally on season and transition staple pieces.  Clothing prices range but are mostly comparable to "Marshall's" pricing.

Q: Is there anything besides clothing?
A:  Yes, yes a millions times yes!
  You will find something unique around every corner.  We host a verity of Exhibitors including: home decor, furniture, gourmet food, recycled & upcycled pieces, art, yard decorations and so so so much more!  Just about everything can be customized, monogrammed, embroidered or designed to your specifications.

Q: Will there be furniture?
A:  Yes, bring your trucks and trailers so you can haul it home!
  We have a handful of furniture Exhibitors who hand craft solid wood furnishings.  If you're looking for a simple end table or a full dinning room set - you can find it at Big Top!  Our Exhibitors have a wide selection of styles including farm house inspired, reclaimed, vintage & antique pieces, solid wood, modern and more.  Most Exhibitors accept custom orders and can design the perfect piece to fit your lifestyle and specific measurement requests.

Q: What kind of gourmet foods will be available for sale?
A:  We define gourmet foods as pre-packaged items that are intended for you to consume at home.
  We are so proud that many of our Exhibitors have grown and are featured on the shelves of many grocery store shelves including H-E-B!  This is a great opportunity to meet the makers and get the inside scoop on their story!  Gourmet foods include salsas, dips, dip mixes, casserole mixes, cobbler mixes, ready made meals, artisan chocolates and sweets, pastries, cakes & pies, jelly & jams, pickles, canned vegetables, spices & rubs, sauces, produce and more! 

Q: Will there be holiday decor?
A:  Absolutely!
  Generally speaking you will find decor related to upcoming holidays (within the next 3 months).  We host a HUGE selection of Christmas decor for inside the home and outdoor decorations during our fall markets ranging from September to November.  September and October markets host a wide selection of fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving decor.  Our spring markets ranging from February to April host a splendor of Easter and spring decorations.  Summer markets from May - August typically host patriotic, spots and summer themed decorations

Q: Are there activities for kids?
A:  Not at this one. 
Grand Central Park has a huge outdoor playground located directly across the street from the market location.  This is a perfect event to bring the entire family to and enjoy some beautiful Texas fall weather.  Strollers and wagons are welcome!

Q: Do Exhibitors accept credit and debit cards?
A:  Yes, 99% of Exhibitors accept all major credit and debit cards as well as cash. 
There is not an ATM at this location.

 

EXHIBITOR ROSTER:

to be published mid July.

& more - list updated often (rev. 06/12/22)

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