Become a Merchant

Interested in starting a business or adding a location to an established business? The Lenexa Public Market offers prime retail space for local entrepreneurs in Lenexa City Center. We seek a variety of local food and non-food merchants for the Public Market — especially unique and interactive concepts. Check out our current merchants

**Please note that service businesses, multilevel/network marketing, and direct sales business models are not a fit for the Lenexa Public Market.**

Opportunities include:

  • Permanent merchant stall

Specific lease lengths vary, but generally, the full-time merchant signs a lease for a period of one to three years. 

  • Short-term merchant stall

Lease length of four months up to one year.

  • Pop-up shop merchant

License to use the space for 30 to 90 days.

  • Day cart merchant

Can be licensed to use daily. $25 per day Monday–Thursday, and $50 per day Friday–Sunday.

  • Outdoor Farmers Market

The City of Lenexa operates an outdoor seasonal farmers market in the lower level of the adjacent parking garage. 

Rental rates (pdf) - short-term, pop-up, day cart

Fill out the interest form below, and we will be in touch if your business concept meets our needs. Submitting this form does not guarantee placement in the market. If you are contacted, be prepared to assemble a more detailed business plan, financials and layout concepts. Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.

Merchant interest form
If yes, date established/incorporated

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