Food Vendor Rules & Regulations
Food vendor spaces are rented on a first-come first-serve basis and in accordance with selection criteria set forth by the committee. Appropriate space is available for food trucks/trailers. Water and electricity are available. Vendors must provide their own provisions for coverage, such as tents. They must also provide their own potable water-grade hoses and containers to transport wastewater to dumping station. Note: Because a barbecue cook-off is a part of the festival and barbecue plates will be sold, NO PORK items of any kind will be permitted to be sold by food vendors. All applications will be reviewed by the festival committee and applicants will be notified whether their application is accepted. Application and payment are required no later than Friday, March 3, 2023.
Note: Most food vendors are required by law to obtain a Temporary Food Establishment Permit from the health department to sell food at the festival. Please submit a TFE application, along with the fee, to Duplin County Environmental Health, P.O. Box 948 Kenansville, NC 28349.
The Events Center, Duplin County Tourism Development Authority, Duplin County Board of Commissioners, Duplin County Agri-Community Foundation, and Duplin County are not responsible for damaged, lost or stolen items or accidents.
The charge for booth rentals is $100 for one day and includes two festival tickets. Payment is required no later than March 3, 2023. Make Checks payable to: Duplin County Events Center.
11 AM – 8 PM. Booths are required to be open during event hours.