Thank you for your interest in applying for a Wine Vendor booth space at the NC Seafood Festival
Please fill out the form below along with your online payment of $50.00 (plus fees). Your application will be reviewed by the Vendor Committee and you will be notified in a timely manner.
If accepted, you will be notified by the Festival office. You will be given 7 working days to make payment in full for your booth space plus any electrical charges and corner booth fee. Booth costs are non-refundable.
Wine Vendors are scheduled to move-in on Friday, September 30 from 8:00 am - 11:00 am. If your set up requires additional time, please note on the application at the end of the application.
Listed below are the rates that will be in effect for 2022
# 10’x10’ Wine Vendor Booth @ $550.00 ________________________ _____________
Trailers, trucks, vans, buses, etc. must not exceed a depth of 10’ including the tongue. A second booth is required if the length of the vehicle including the tongue exceeds 10’ in length. Wine vendors cannot sell wine by the glass. Only 2 oz. samples may be served and unopened bottles may be sold.
Premium Corner Booths: $150.00 - Certain locations will be designated as premium corner booth spaces. These spaces will be limited. If you would like to be considered for one of these locations, please check the box below. Unfortunately, we may not be able to fulfill all request. Should this occur, a full refund of the $150.00 charge will be issued.
The Vendor Committee will visit all booths throughout the Festival and retain the right to remove misrepresented items and items that were not included on your application.
- MAXIMUM POWER PER VENDOR BOOTH IS 50 AMPS
- Look at the name plate rating located on each piece of equipment to determine the amperage needed for that item
- If you have a trailer that comes with a cord, select from the list below. It must be a ground faulted connection with a 120 volt outlet.
Based on OSHA regulations, you must have 100 consecutive feet of grounded #12 wire extension cord with three conductors.
1 - 120 volt service - $70.00
Each additional 120 volt outlets - $35.00 each
220 volt circuits – 30 amp service - $150.00 each
220 volt circuits – 50 amp service - $175.00 each
3 or 4 wire (direct wire) service - $175.00 each
NOTE: Because power must be shared with other participants and temporary power loss or surges are not uncommon. Proper action should be taken by the vendor to protect any sensitive equipment with surge protectors, etc. No electrical cords or lights will be provided by the NC Seafood Festival. No power strips will be allowed. For all services of 30 amp and above, a photo of your electrical plug should be included with your application. No power strips will be allowed within the booth area. Additional instructions will be forthcoming after acceptance.
Vendor Insurance Coverage and Application Fees
All vendors are required to carry liability insurance coverage with a minimum amount as indicated below.
$1,000,000 Products & Completed Operations
$2,000,000 Products Aggregate Limit
Name on insurance coverage: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Application Processing Fee_________________$50.00 – non-refundable and cannot be applied to booth fees
Total paid for Booth Space+_________________
Premium Corner Booth +_________________
Total paid for Electrical+_________________
Total paid for Insurance+_________________
******There is a $35.00 fee for returned checks. *****
Applications will only be considered if the following information is received:
- Fully completed application with one payment in the amount of $50.00.
- Three photographs showing your display and materials (photos will not be returned)
- New vendors must submit three references from previously attended events
Additional Vendor Information:
- Applications will be judged by the vendor committee
- Payments for booth space, electrical, etc. will not be processed until acceptance is granted. Vendor will receive notification via email.
- Unapproved vendors will receive their original payment via mail.
Vendors may leave product in their tent overnight at their own risk. Damage or loss will be the responsibility of the vendor
No vehicles will be allowed to enter the streets Friday after 11:00 am until vendor move out on Sunday at 6:00 pm. Vendors may hand-cart restocking items each day.
Free parking is offered at the State Port on Saturday and Sunday only. (TBD) Private lots will be available for parking for a fee.
Vendors will not hold the Festival participants, directors, volunteers, employees, Town of Morehead City, or Festival sponsors responsible for claims, losses, fees, damages or expense. The Festival will not refund fees due to inclement weather, pandemics, government action, strikes, terrorism acts, or other matters beyond its control, including but not limited to cancellation of the festival due to a direct result of a natural or unforeseen disaster which renders the festival unable to continue, whether for safety or monetary purposes.
Each application is juried by the NC Seafood Festival Vendor Committee. All vendors will be notified of their acceptance/rejection in a timely manner. Notification will be provided by email. Checks will not be cashed until acceptance is determined.
By submitting this application, you are confirming that you have read and fully understand and agree to the terms within the vendor application, will abide by the rules or risk being removed from the Festival grounds, and that you have appropriate insurance and will supply a certificate of insurance naming the NC Seafood Festival as additional insured covering the dates of the Festival. Please make sure that you fully read the terms and conditions within this document. If you have questions pertaining to the application or rules and regulations, please forward any questions to: email@example.com or call 252-726-6273.