Five things you need to know about Parking Lot Pickers

1. What is it?

Parking Lot Pickers is a downtown community event that gives people a chance to sell items and find bargains. It’s set up like a rummage sale, and people can buy spaces to set up tables. This year marks the third time it has been held in Seymour.

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“This event gives locals a reason to clean out their garages, attics, basements and closets and sell those treasures,” said Gloria Cullison, who organizes the event. “It is also an opportunity to get out and find a great deal and visit downtown businesses.”

2. When and where is it?

This year’s Parking Lot Pickers will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 11 in the Walnut Street parking lot, just south of the Seymour Library and the Robertson parking lot across the street.

3. What is the cost?

The fee is $25 per booth space, with proceeds benefiting Seymour Main Street. Each booth is equal to two parking spaces. Sellers must furnish their own tables and chairs. There is no electric hook-up available.

4. How do I sign up?

Registration forms may be downloaded from the city’s website at or the city’s or Seymour Main Street’s Facebook pages. The forms also are available at city hall or you can request a form by emailing Registration and fees are due by March 31.

5. Whom do I contact for information?

Contact Gloria Cullison with questions at 812-522-4020 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays or email

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January Rutherford is a reporter for The (Seymour) Tribune. She can be reached at or 812-523-7069.