DIa de los muertos

Join us for our "Día de Muertos" celebration at the Portland Mercado!

Come and learn more about this traditional celebration and visit our altar exhibition on display through November 10.

Enjoy an authentic cultural experience with music, offerings, face painting, crafts, and much more!


¡Participe en nuestra celebración del "Día de Los Muertos" en el Portland Mercado!

Spaces are limited. Please submit your application for space. Applications will be reviewed on a first come first served basis and preference will be given to businesses that represent the diversity of Latin American culture, or who have been in the Portland Mercado Empresarios program, or prior vendors at our events. 

Completed online applications will be reviewed in a timely manner and applicants will be notified and contacted with approval within 1 week, with confirmation and payment link.

Vendors must use only biodegradable service ware -- NO STYROFOAM and NO PLASTIC.

You must provide your own 10' x 10' canopy.

Vendor Fees: 

  1. Booth no electricity; $125

  2. Booth with electricity; $150

    * If you are part of our Empresarios program you will receive a 30% discount.

If you rent the Portland Mercado Cocina you will have access to cold storage and waste water disposal

Please note that in order to be approved vendors must have:  

  • A business name

  • Marketing materials (clear sign and menu with prices)

  • Not more than 5 products per food business.

  • Provide their own service ware, chairs and canopies

  • Have proper licensing (https://multco.us/services/temporary-food-events)

  • Proof of insurance (see requirements here)

  • A Health Department approved kitchen (if applicable)

  • Hand washing station and comply with all other health department regulations

  • A propane permit (if applicable) https://www.portlandoregon.gov/fire/76752

  • Attend the Mandatory Hot Food Vendor Orientation (August 27 - 4:30 p.m.)