Become a Merchant

Be Your Own Boss. Control Your Financial Future!

If owning your own business has always been a dream, Mesa Market Place Swap Meet offers an exceptional opportunity to turn that dream into reality.  Mesa Market Place offers Merchants an amazing venue to establish a business and take control of their financial future.

Shoppers enjoy Free Parking, Free Admission, and Free Entertainment in the Food Court. Breakfasts are reasonably priced, too, inviting in early shoppers!

During the high season, Mesa Market boasts 1600 shop spaces all conveniently located under one roof. Merchants enjoy the convenience of parking right behind their selling space. Additionally, monthly merchants benefit from not having to set up and break down weekly, as the facility is exclusively used as a marketplace.

A Great Value for Merchants!
Space Rental is as low as $250 per 4-week period for year-round Monthly Merchants. Seasonal Monthly Merchants’ space rent starts at $300 per 4-week period. Occasionally larger spaces become available at an additional cost.

Seasonal and year-round Monthly Merchants are able to set up their shop spaces with fixtures and merchandise for the duration of their lease.

Want a secure place to store your merchandise during the week? Steel storage units are usually available. If you already own your own storage unit, and it meets our requirements, you may leave it at the Market Place for the duration of your lease.

Build your future using the Mesa Market Place Swap Meet as your company’s home base!

Services Available to Merchants

  • Electricity available to Monthly Merchants
  • 8′ x 10′ Steel sheds available to Monthly Merchants
  • Use of your own approved trailer or storage shed
  • Daily Rental of Shop Space
  • Weekend Rental of Shop Space
  • Electricity available to Daily and Weekend Merchants

State of AZ Sales and Use Tax License & City of Mesa Sales Tax License Info:

TPT (Sales Tax) Licensing:

Q: Who must have a State of Arizona Transaction Privilege (Sales) and Use Tax License on file with Mesa Market Place:

A: Any Merchant, who sells merchandise or exchanges monies at Mesa Market Place. Exceptions: Merchants who only demonstrate or take sales leads are exempted. (Some original artists are also exempted from the City of Mesa Sales Tax Privilege License.)

Here’s where to get your State of Arizona Transaction Privilege (Sales) and Use Tax License: The Arizona Department of Revenue License and Registration: Their website: 

The ADOR website, also provides information on how to renew the TPT online. Those instructions are available here:

The ADOR website, provides information on how to update business account information online. Those instructions are available here:

For additional assistance in renewing a TPT license, please contact the ADOR in one of the following ways:

Phone: 602-255-3381 (Hotline)  OR 602-716-2367 (To schedule an in-office appointment at their Phoenix location)

Website: (There is usually an online chat option available)


Other Licenses Needed for Vending At Mesa Market Place Swap Meet

Selling Pre-Packaged Foods: A Maricopa County Food Permit is required for all pre-packaged foods sold by vendors. Maricopa County, Environmental Health Division is located at 1001 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004. The phone numbers for this department are 602-506-6970 and 602-506-6073. Their website is .

If you’re planning on selling pre-packaged food, plan on getting Liability Insurance, too. Check with the office for details.

Selling Second-Hand Merchandise: The City of Mesa requires a Secondhand License for any used, antique or secondhand items. The application is available online at or contact the licensing office at 480-644-2316 or email with inquiry to

Per Mesa City Code 5-7-1(20), Secondhand is any new or used property (article) that has been sold, traded, exchanged, consigned or otherwise disposed of by the original owner.

The Licensing Office for the City of Mesa’s hours are Monday – Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. They are closed on Fridays.

Questions about licensing? This provides general info only. Contact our Leasing Agents, Melissa Sublette-Guess and Hollie Abramson during Office Hours, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 480-380-5572. Or email them at

Just a reminder, Melissa and Hollie answer emails and phone calls on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Mailing Address:
Mesa Market Place Swap Meet
P.O. Box 50369
Mesa, AZ 85208

Our street location:
Mesa Market Place Swap Meet
10550 E. Baseline Road
Mesa, Arizona 85209

Phone numbers:
Phone: 480-380-5572 (Phones are answered on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.)
Fax: 480-380-5578

Email: (Emails are answered on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.)