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The Elegant Elf Marketplace 2015


5th Annual Holiday Gift Market

November 7 – 8, 2015
Saturday 9 am – 5 pm


Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

5920 Sandy Springs Circle
Lake Forest Elementary School(MAP)

Directly across from the Lefont Sandy Springs Theaters

Convenient parking on site


Don’t miss this chance to “shop for a cause”!  Take care of all of your 2015 gift-giving needs in a winter wonderland of festive fun AND help the Sandy Springs community just by attending!

At the 2015 Elegant Elf Marketplace you’ll find 7o or more local and national vendors and artists offering unique and beautiful items, hand-made crafts, home décor, children’s goods, artistic creations, gourmet foods and more

The Elegant Elf Marketplace is one of the Sandy Springs Society’s main fundraisers.  Proceeds will go back into the Sandy Springs community to support Education, the Arts, the Environment, Heritage Preservation and Social Services.  The Society will also direct a substantial payment to our host site, Lake Forest Elementary School, to help fund student field trips in 2015-2016.



Comemorating Five Years


Valerie Love, Past President and Advisor to The Elegant Elf, presents a plaque to Jennifer Cruce, Executive Director of Sandy Springs Hospitality and Tourism, in recognition and appreciation for five years of outstanding support of The Elegant Elf Marketplace.

Elegant Elf Vendor Information


The Sandy Springs Society is excited to present the fifth annual Elegant Elf Marketplace, to be held on Saturday and Sunday, November 7 and 8, 2015 at Lake Forest Elementary School in Sandy Springs, Georgia.

We are continuing to increase our marketing campaign to attract more shoppers from the Cities of Sandy Springs, Dunwoody and Roswell as well as a broader campaign focused on shoppers from Metro Atlanta.  We also plan to continue with our partnership with several local schools to reach their families as well as our work with the Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce and the Sandy Springs Hospitality and Tourism Bureau to promote our market throughout the state and region.

Again this year, the Marketplace will be located in the recently built Lake Forest Elementary school that will give us a large gym, cafeteria, lobby and hall space all on one floor.  We will have a staggered load-in all day Friday, November 6th and if necessary, early Saturday morning, November 7th.

During the sale, we will have ample parking for shoppers and ample offsite parking with a shuttle for vendors and volunteers.

Just like last year, we will not have pipe and drape, but will be clearly taping the area for each vendor.

We will have tables and electricity available for an additional charge.

We will have festive music, a welcoming vendor hospitality room and a supportive friendly staff of volunteers.

We plan to utilize donated items from our vendors for raffles and/or auction opportunities to add excitement and vendor interest to the event.

The Sandy Springs Society is continuing to seek out superior craftsmen, artisans, and exhibitors from the region and the country in order to present a carefully chosen marketplace of unique, specialty, quality items that bring the best of local and national vendors together.  It is now time to start the selection process for this exciting holiday event.

The Society is presently accepting applications from craftsmen and vendors, both local and national, for The Elegant Elf Marketplace 2015 to be held on November 7 – 8, 2015.

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The Elegant Elf MarketplaceVendor Package

2015 Vendor Application & Show Requirements
2015 Vendor Contract

Approximately 70 prime booths, area-wide publicity, security during the show, load in and load out assigned times, plus fabulous volunteers ready to help in any way.

Saturday, November 7th 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 8th 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Lake Forest Elementary School
5920 Sandy Springs Circle
(Directly across the street from Lefont Sandy Springs Theaters)
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Booth rental information:
$375 for an approximately 80 sq.ft. booth space
$335 for an approximately 70 sq.ft. booth space

$50 add-on for prime, corner booth location (if available)

$185 for an approximately 35 sq.ft. booth space 
$ 60 for electricity (NOT guaranteed)
$ 15 for a six ft. table

How to Apply

Please submit the SIX items listed below to:

Vendor Chair • The Elegant Elf Marketplace • 405 Woodall Way • Sandy Springs, GA 30350  

  1.  2015 Vendor Application, filled out completely, signed and dated by you.
  2. 2015 Elegant Elf Marketplace Vendor Contract Agreement (“Agreement”), signed and dated by you, with all requests and financial information at bottom of page 2 completed.
  3. $25 Application Fee paid by a check made payable to Sandy Springs Society (non-refundable)
  4. Booth Fee including extras paid by a separate check made payable to Sandy Springs Society, to be cashed only when you are accepted as a Vendor. If you are not accepted to be an exhibitor, your check will be shredded unless you submit a self-addressed, stamped envelope for its return.
  5. One (4x6) color photo of your current indoor booth set-up.
  6. Three (4x6) color photos of the items you will be selling. 

Applications are being accepted for a limited number in each general category.  If you would like to be considered, please respond quickly.  You will be notified as soon as possible after processing and review by our selection committee.

Our goal is to make certain your participation in The Elegant Elf Marketplace is both a profitable and fun experience. If you have questions or need additional information do not hesitate to contact me by email. We look forward to hearing from you.

Melissa Patterson
Vendor Chair, The Elegant Elf Marketplace 2015
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Interesting Facts about Sandy Springs, Georgia
Incorporated December 2005

  • Sandy Springs is the second largest city in metro Atlanta and the sixth largest in Georgia
  • 98,000 residents call Sandy Springs home
  • With two Fortune 500 and three Fortune 1000 headquarters, the workday population is over 300,000
  • The City is served by seven public elementary schools, two public middle schools and two public high schools. Residents also have easy access to 41 private schools.
  • Sandy Springs has the largest concentration of major health care facilities in metro Atlanta
  • Sixty percent of the residents of Sandy Springs have earned a bachelor’s degree and/or a master’s degree
  • Thirteen parks and 22 miles of the Chattahoochee River provide numerous recreational opportunities

2015 Vendor Application & Show Requirements and 2015 Vendor Contract


Friends of the Elves

Friends of the Elves Program  2015

The Sandy Springs Society’s 5th Annual Elegant Elf Marketplace is coming up on Saturday, November 7th and Sunday, November 8th at Lake Forest Elementary School. This exciting holiday shopping event will feature nearly 80 vendors who will be selling an array of exciting gift items for the upcoming holidays.  You won’t want to miss it!

In addition, we invite you to support our fundraising efforts by joining a special group of contributors – Friends of the Elves!  All it takes to join this merry band is a tax deductible donation of $250.00.  In return, you will receive the following special benefits:

Two complimentary admission tickets to the Marketplace which are good for either day (value $10.00)

One coupon for our fabulous Polar Express Cafe’ (value $7.00)

One ticket for an exciting raffle (value $5.00)

It is important to note that the Society is operated entirely by volunteers and, thus, has little in the way of administrative expenses.  All proceeds directly benefit the residents of our wonderful city.  Our grants focus on social services, education, the environment, arts and heritage.    

Please don't wait - join Friends of the Elves today!  Click HERE to pay via Pay Pal or by sending your check made out to The Sandy Springs Society and mailing it to: V.P., Fundraising, The Springs Society, P.O. Box 720074, Sandy Springs,  GA  30358. If you have questions or need more information, call Clanci Jordan at 404-934-4652, or email her at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Thank you for your consideration!


Saturday and Sunday
November 7 – 8, 2015

Shopping Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday

Lake Forest Elementary School
5920 Sandy Springs Circle
(Directly across the street from
Lefont Sandy Springs Theaters)
Sandy Springs, GA 30328


What is The Elegant Elf Marketplace?

The Elegant Elf Marketplace is one of our main fundraisers, held every November.  This stylish two-day gift market is full of fabulous, extraordinary shopping opportunities.  We feature carefully selected vendors in order to present a marketplace of unique, specialty, quality items — all perfect for gift-giving, home enhancement, or personal enjoyment.

Established in 2011, The Elegant Elf Marketplace is fast becoming a treasured community tradition and a destination event.  It has already grown to more than 70 vendors, attracted throngs of happy holiday season shoppers, and earned the enthusiastic support of a growing list of generous corporate, foundation and individual sponsors.

In just four years, The Elegant Elf Marketplace has netted more than $245,000 for the Sandy Springs Society’s philanthropic grants program, through which we fund other non-profit groups working to promote and improve Education, the Arts, the Environment, Heritage Preservation and Social Services in Sandy Springs.





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Welcome to The Elegant Elf Marketplace: 2015 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors


Platinum Sponsors 

Arrow LOGO 4C


JLB Partners


Gold Sponsors

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Patricia Bowman Terwilliger Family Foundation


Silver Sponsors

Bank of Sandy Springs


Fidelity Bank

Kelly Family Fund

Pat Albert-Wigbels, Preferred Properties Realty, Inc.

Susan and Meade Sutterfield

Brenda Toan and Dick Johnston

Voyles Automotive Group

Lucinda and Pat Whitehead

Bronze Sponsors

Atlanta Fine Homes/Sotheby’s International


Kate and Russ Dalba

Georgia Blinds and Interiors

Jill Johnson

Marianne Lee

Valerie and Terry Love

Alice T. Nelson

HM Patterson & Son – Arlington Chapel

Powers Ferry Animal Hospital

Sewell Appliance

2015 Friends of the Elves

Community Friends

 Goodyear Tire

Perk n' Pooch

Stoughton & Associates

Louie Pittman

Society Friends

Anne Bachman

Betsy Bacon

Lana Ball

Pam and Denny Betz

Gail Cohn

Linda Dixon

Donna Glenn

Sylvia Hennessey

Carol Heyward

Clanci Jordan

Elizabeth Kelly

Penny Kinsey

Pat Levy

Karen Meinzen McEnerny

Ann Nable

Melissa Patterson

Kay Quigley

Janet Quirk

Deede Stephenson

Susan Sutterfield

Carla Sweetwood

Brenda Toan

Sue Winner

Elegant Elf In Kind Sponsors