Get Involved – 2018 Artist and Musician Applications

Become a SAM Artisan:

Selling at SAM is easy, but this is a juried marketplace. In order to ensure a well-balanced market, not everyone who applies will be guaranteed participation. For consideration, submit your application for the 2018 season by April 8, 2018.  Applicants will be notified of their status by April 20, 2015.

If accepted, your payment will be due by April 28,2018. A seasonal fee of $50 applies for all vendors, regardless of how many market dates you wish to participate. For each Saturday you choose, a $65 weekly fee will apply and includes your required City of Buffalo vendor permit fee of $26.50.

All fees and correspondence must be sent to: Saturday Artisan Market, 51 Boll Drive, Elma, New York, 14059

Perform at SAM:

We are looking for performers to contribute to the Buffalo SAM experience. Bands must be able to supply their own equipment (We will provide the PA system) and play a 45 minute set with the understanding that the music will be played at an appropriate level for a family friendly event. You’ll be under a tent, with electricity provided. The musicians perform on a volunteer basis but may sell CD’s if they are available.  We will also add any promotional links to your material on our website, Twitter and Facebook pages.

If you’d like to be considered, apply here You can send any questions you may have to


We do this because we believe in what we are doing, and take great pride in bringing the community together two Saturdays a month at Canalside. The success of the Buffalo Saturday Artisan Market depends on the support of enthusiastic volunteers—like you! If you are willing to join us, we’d love to have you. Each week, we can use help with artists’ check in, booth coverage for breaks, etc. If you can spare a few hours, contact us at and let us know what day you can come. Bring a friend! Be sure to include your full name in your email and cell phone number.