Last Thursday was created for, and is free for all artists, artisans, craftspeople, buskers and performers vending %100 handcrafted products.
Art Vendors may set up and display their wares on Last Thursday. You may set up anytime during the day. In the busy months spots fill up by mid to late afternoon. If you set up earlier in the day, please refrain from vending in the street, until the 6 pm street closure.
There are no assigned spaces so please self-manage your space in partnership with the community and other vendors.
Going to Last Thursday on Alberta? Make sure to look for monster artist Chris Paulsen while you’re there! Remember that you can get one of his pieces any day of the week here at Dirty Dishes!!
Going to Last Thursday on Alberta? Make sure to look for monster artist Chris Paulsen while you’re there!
Art Vendors may set up and display their wares along Alberta Street following the set up guidelines below.
Set up when you please but keep in mind that the businesses along Alberta Street need to be able to do business without interference all day long. From May – September, during our warm months, the street will be closed from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. (No parking on Alberta after 5.) You may set up at any time during the day.
There are no assigned spaces and no fees, so please self-manage in partnership with the community and other vendors. We do not provide an electricity source.
Art Vendors are artists, artisans, craftspeople, buskers, musicians and performers. Products should be 100% handcrafted.
Non-art vendors that sell products and services that are not hand-made. please keep in mind, Last Thursday is not a garage sale.
We do, however, ask that you read and comply with the Last Thursday Guidelines, below.
To maximize foot traffic and minimize conflict with local business owners and neighbors, please provide these courtesies:
ASK FIRST. Before setting up in front of a business, please receive their permission.
CLEAN UP AFTER YOURSELF. After packing up at night, take a look around and pack out all trash.
SET UP according to guidelines below
All side streets and intersections up to Alberta St. must be clear of booths for emergency vehicles.
Leave sidewalks open 5 ft for pedestrian and wheel chair access in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Maintain clearance within 3 ft radius of fire hydrants.
Keep a clear 18 ft path through the center for people and for emergency vehicle access.
Please avoid blocking all driveways.
Doors and pathways to Alberta businesses must remain clear and open.
Please refrain from placing your table, merchandise, etc. in the street before 5 pm. At 5:00pm you may move into the parking lane; however, for the safety of all, please vend strictly from the sidewalk until after the 6 pm closure.
Parking on Alberta is for load in and load out only. Exceptions:
-vehicles engaged in active vending.
-performer support vehicles.
Last Thursday complies with city sound ordinances. Code requires that street musicians should not be audible farther then 100 feet away (about 1/2 block). If you flow over the specified decibel level. You may be at risk for a citation if you get too loud. (Please be aware that noise violations from the City are $500 for each musician.)