Selection Process: Each application is juried by the NC Seafood Festival Vendor Committee. All vendors will be notified of their status in a timely manner. All Notifications and communications will be provided by email. Included Payments for space and/or services will be held until acceptance is granted. Any payments from unapproved vendors will be returned via USPS. Application fee is non-refundable.
Security: Vendors may leave product in their tent overnight at their own risk. Damage or loss will be the responsibility of the vendor.
Restocking and Vendor Parking: No vehicles will be allowed to enter the Festival footprint after 11:00 am Friday until vendor move-out at 6:00 pm Sunday. Vendors are encouraged to bring hand-carts for restocking items each day. Extra inventory must fit within the confines of the contracted space. Free parking is offered at the State Port, Saturday and Sunday only.
Publicity: In consideration of acceptance of entry into the NCFS, the entrant agrees to permit the NCSF to use their name, photographs, films or other likeness of participants, their wares, and booth set up for publicity, advertising and commercial promotion, before, during and after the Festival and gives permission to publish or dispose of same.
Waiver of Liability: Participation in the North Carolina Seafood Festival shall be at the participant’s own risk. The North Carolina Seafood Festival, its Officers, Directors and/or Agents shall not be liable of any damages arising from personal injuries or damages sustained by the participant in or during active or passive participation in the aforementioned event. Participant hereby warrants there is no disability, impairment or ailment that would prevent active or passive engagement in the event, nor will it be detrimental to participant health, safety, physical or mental condition if he/she/they so participates. Participant assumes full responsibility for any injuries or damages, and does hereby release and discharge the North Carolina Seafood Festival, its Officers, Directors and/or Agents from any and all claims, demands, damage, rights or causes of action present or future resulting from participation in the North Carolina Seafood Festival at Morehead City, NC.
By submitting this application, you are confirming that you have read and fully understand and agree to all terms within the Vendor Application, Policies & Regulations, Carteret County Health Department TFE Permit requirements and MHFD Fire Code Addendum or risk being denied set‑up or being removed from the Festival grounds.