SOMA Second Saturday Holiday Market!
Saturday, December 10, 2022
Multiple Locations!

Information for Artists, Vendors and Volunteers

Click here for general information about the event 

Click here to apply for a booth!

Click here to join the Gear Swap!

Essential Info:

      • Date:  December 10, 2022 
      • Time:  12:00 noon to 5:00 pm
      • Locations:  SOMArts (934 Brannan Street, between 8th and 9th)
        • And other locations
      • Organizers:
        • The LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District
        • Folsom Street, and
        • The SOMA West Community Benefit District
      • Facebook Page: Coming Soon
      • Printable Poster and other graphics :  Click here 

Gear Swap Info:

      • Anyone in our community° is welcome to bring items to the Gear Swap, and we will help you sell them to others at the event.  
        • This excludes folks who are actively engaged in retail sales of these kinds of items.
      • Please use the button above to register as a Gear Swap participant.
      • You should mark or tag each item you are donating with your name and the price you want to get for that item. 
      • You may also attach  additional information (size, item history, etc.)
      • Bring your items to the Gear Swap booth on Saturday, 12/10/2022, between 12:00 and 12:30 pm.
      • We will display your items and attempt to sell them for you.  
          • We will have table space, a grid wall to hang items on, and a clothes rack.  Also chairs.  
          • We will display your Venmo QR code, and any additional information you wish to print out and give us.  
          • We will only accept the price you set. 
          • We will accept cash payment and hold it for you.
          • We will also accept verified Venmo payment to you, as displayed on the buyer’s phone. 
        •  If you wish to “hang out” at the Gear Swap booth, you are very welcome to do so.  You may chat with potential buyers, and you may, if you wish, negotiate a different price for your item.  
        • You must return to the Gear Swap booth by no later than 5:00 pm to retrieve your cash and unsold items.  
        • Items not picked up by 5:30 pm will become property of Folsom Street.    
      • Folsom Street and its volunteers cannot be responsible for items lost, stolen, or damaged.   
      • Please read the “fine print” below. 
      • Questions? Please contact Cal at  or Angel at

Vendor Info:

      • We welcome all booth applicants, but will give priority to:
          • Vendors of leather clothing, “gear”, or queer or kinky merchandise
          • Local artists, artisans and craftspeople
          • Local or regional clubs and organizations, especially those organized around queer, leather, kink, fetish, motorcycle, body-positivity, or similar themes.
      • A donation is requested from booth exhibitors, on a sliding scale of $40 to $140 per booth. 
      • A booth is a 10′ x 10′ space. 
      • You may also request at no charge (while supplies last): 
          • One or two tables 
          • Two or three chairs  
          • A “grid wall” display
      • A deposit of $40 is requested to confirm your attendance.  
      • You can pay your deposit via PayPal or Venmo, or  contact us for other payment options.  
      • To apply for a booth:
      • Please apply soon; we will get in touch to discuss details and confirm.  
      • Please read the “fine print” below.

Volunteer Info:

    • Volunteers will be asked to work shifts, either from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm or from 2:30 to 5:30 pm.
    • Some volunteer positions will entail standing for most of the shift.  We plan to assign volunteers in pairs so one can periodically sit down at the assigned entrance.
    • We have a special need for “gift wrappers”.  Previous experience not required.   
    • Snacks, supplies, and access to bathrooms will be offered. 
    • Please write to if you are interested in volunteering.

Artist Info:

    • Artists are welcome to request a booth to sell their work, as per the vendor info above.
    • You can share your booth with additional artists if you wish.
      • Individual local artists who cannot afford a booth are also invited to show and sell their work. Display options include a “grid wall” display (quantities are limited) or a booth or table shared with up to two other artists, with a sliding scale donation of 10% to 25% of their gross sales.
      • Preference will be given to artists from queer, kinky and marginalized communities, whose work reflects kinky or queer themes.
      • Please contact Pandora Noir at to sign up for this option.
      • Please read the “fine print” below.

Fine Print

    • Official event time is 12 noon to 5:00 pm.
    • We recommend that vendors arrive to begin setup no sooner than 11:15 am.
      • Tables and chairs will be delivered to your booth location by 11:30 noon.
      • Please complete your setup by 11:45 pm, remain open until 5:00 pm, and then tear down promptly.
      • You are responsible for the security of your materials.
      • You are responsible for your own transaction security.
    • Please observe all venue requirements.
    • Parking near the site may be limited, and meters and 1-hour limits are enforced.  
    • WiFi access cannot be guaranteed, but will be made available if possible.
    • Please comply with SF guidelines regarding masks and social distancing, as of the date of the event.
    • Event may be cancelled due to weather, changes in city guidelines and permit regulations, or other reasons.
    • If you have questions, please contact