Become A Vendor: 2023




The WCYR is proud to announce The Bookshelf 2023! We are excited to showcase our event next to the Newmarket Farmers Market to celebrate local Canadian writers, books, and reading on Saturday June 10th, 2023.

We are eager to invite local and Indie Authors, Book Sellers, & Publishers to participate in this extraordinary event. The book fair has moved permanently to an outdoor event.

It will take place at the Riverwalk Commons at 8 a.m. and conclude at 1:00 p.m. Load-in for participating vendors will be between 7 a.m. and 7:45 a.m.

1 Booth (10’x10′ – BYO table, chair, booth weights) ~ $25¬†

1 Table – (4′ – 6′ allotted space – BYO table & chair) ~ $15

We do not sell half-tables or booths. One author per table or booth.

We are a PG rated event. Any explicit material sold must be done so in a way that is not offensive to the general public. No explicit/graphic covers, language, or other display materials.

Please CONTACT the Event Coordinator if you have questions or concerns regarding your salability.

You will receive a WELCOME email within 7 days of registering, and a VENDOR PACKAGE via email 1 week prior to the event date.

Event Layout

Online Registration Form

NOTE: During the time of COVID-19 the Bookshelf will be following the mandates of the Ontario Health Advisor, York Region Public Health, and the Town of Newmarket regarding these types of in-person events, when they can happen, how many attendees are permitted at one time, prerequisites for personal protective equipment, and more. Vendors must individually take full responsibility to assess any risks to their health, considering all factors and information available. However, if circumstances prevent the event from happening, the price of your table/booth will be returned to you. The organizers will monitor the situation closely and keep Exhibitors updated. At one week prior to the Show, we will verify continuation or cancellation.