Application Deadline: January 15, 2019
Festival Date/Time: March 2, 2019, along Spencer Ave. from 11am-6pm.
Setup time will be an hour before and an hour after. Vendors will set up on the median between 2nd and 5th St.
Space Assignments: All spaces are located on grass. While the Festival Committee makes every effort to ensure space assignments, space assignments cannot be guaranteed. The Mardi Gras Committee reserves the right to modify space assignments as may be required.
All spaces are vehicle accessible for setup which you may begin after 10am on Saturday, March 2nd.
Vendors are responsible for their own tents, tables and displays. Please do not leave behind any garbage or refuse at your booth.
Vendor Parking: There is a designated parking lot for all Vendors. Handicapped vendor parking is in a designated location within the Vendor parking lot. The Vendor parking lot will accommodate all craft vendors as well as food concession vendors.
Some vendors have special arrangements with private property owners for parking; it is the responsibility of the Vendor to negotiate any parking arrangements with private property owners. There is limited space in the Vendor parking lot for overnight camper parking.
No craft vendor vehicles or trailers will be permitted to park anywhere on Spencer Ave., there will be no exceptions. Parking will be available at the Church.
Waiting List: Eligible applicants who did not receive a space assignment will be asked to join a waiting list. Available spaces will only be filled from this list.
Prizes: A panel of judges will anonymously observe exhibitor displays on Saturday. Prizes will be awarded based on display/merchandise appearance, creativity and content. 1st prize is a free single space admission to next year’s show; 2nd Prize is 50% off of a single space admission for next year’s show; 3rd Prize is 25% off a single space admission to next year’s show.
- All exhibitors are responsible for collecting and reporting North Carolina and Local Sales Tax, currently 6.75%.
- There are no rain dates in case of inclement weather.
- There are no guarantees for the same space location or number.
- The Mardi Gras Parade Committee reserves the right to reject any application.
- Refunds will be issued based on weather decision by the Committee.
- Returned checks will negate your registration and you will be assessed a service charge of $25.