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Interested in becoming a vendor?

We are excited you found Raleigh Retro Gamers! We are always looking for new vendors! We host multiple types of events like pop-up markets, expos, gaming/esports tournaments, and other gaming-related experiences. We market our events to the general public, and through our database of thousands of local gamers, collectors, and geek fanatics. We host indoor and outdoor events across the Triangle in North Carolina. The events vary in size and are based on the venue’s capacity and available space.

Why should I become a vendor?

Raleigh Retro Gamers has built a large community of retro & modern gamers, collectors, and other geek-related fanatics. Our mission is to amplify the gaming and geek culture communities in and around North Carolina. We curated the ideal target market for individuals and businesses who want to showcase their products, merchandise, and goods & services to gaming and geek-related crowds. We not only give you the opportunity to get out in front of this audience in person but we also showcase your business through our marketing efforts to thousands of potential customers. We believe in partnering with you to drive brand awareness and sales.

What types of vendors are you looking for?

  • Anything retro or modern gaming related. Video games, consoles, merchandise, accessories etc
  • Vintage toys, pop-culture collectibles, vintage clothing etc
  • TCG, Pokemon, Magic: The Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh, pop culture trading cards
  • Gaming or geek-related art, crafts, food, handmade, etc
  • Gaming-related software companies, developers, designers
  • Game stores, and any gaming or geek related business
  • Vendors who sell comics, anime, Funko Pops etc
  • Gaming or geek-related clothes, hats, apparel etc
  • Board games, tabletop games
  • Promotional vendors ex: Red Bull, Rockstar, etc
  • Retro pop culture misc like: electronics, collectibles and things from the 80s/90s
  • Services, products, or experiences that relate to gaming or geek-related culture
  • Food trucks

Vendor Frequently Asked Questions?

View our FAQ page here: click here


What types of vendors are not allowed?

MLM vendors, Non-gaming or geek-related vendors, knock-off or reproduction products, and vendors who don’t align with our event goals.

How much does it cost to be a vendor?

The cost to be a vendor varies depending on the venue and the size of the event. The price will show on the application form for each event.

Do I need a Tax Id to participate?

Yes. NCDOR requires all vendors to have a tax ID. This is not our rule but the States. 

Where can I find the events to sign up for?

The application form lists all events we are currently seeking vendors for. You may also check the event page. If the event is sold out, the application form will show that. However, by signing up you’re automatically added to the waiting list to be reviewed for a possible spot if one opens up.

Ready to get started?