Thank you for your interest in becoming a vendor for the July 31 - Aug 9, 2020 Gaston All American Fair!
PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS AND DELAYS. WE HAVE COMBINED THE CAROLINA CATFISH FESTIVAL WITH THE ALL AMERICAN FAIR.
10 days of fun with a fireworks show you won't want to miss!
Upon receiving your application we will notify you if you have been selected as a vendor for this event. This is a first come first serve basis. After being notified that you have been selected as a vendor you will have 4 days to submit payment online. If payment is NOT submitted during the 4 day wait time we will skip to the next vendor in line.
Applications submitted after May 1st will have 2 days to make payment due to time restraints.
Vendor spaces are NON REFUNDABLE
* Food Vendors* You will be required to fill out and submit a Gaston County Temporary Food Establishment Permit (this does not mean you will pay an inspection fee). This includes vendors that require inspections as well as vendors that do not require inspections. ALL FOOD VENDORS MUST COMPLETE THIS FORM. DO NOT MAIL THIS FORM TO THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT. You will be notified by festival staff with more information and how to submit further paperwork.
ALL vendors must supply their own tent, tables, chairs and any other items needed at your booth. Power is NOT available. If you require power and need to bring a generator please let us know in your application. Don't want to bother with a generator for lighting? What are your other options for lighting?? Click HERE for ideas.
This is an outdoor event.
Available vending days
Friday July 31
Saturday Aug 1
Friday Aug 7 (Catfish Festival)
Saturday Aug 8 (Catfish Festival)
Pricing NON FOOD/BEVERAGE:
10x10 $50 per day
Add $10 for 10x20 space per day
Pricing for FOOD AND BEVERAGE VENDORS
10x10 $90 per day
Add $25 for 10x20 per day
Opening and closing festivals take place rain or shine. We DO NOT have a rain date and no refunds are given for any reason Rides and other entertainment will operate weather permitting.
*** NOTICE! A $25.00 FEE WILL BE ADDED TO YOUR ACCOUNT FOR FUTURE EVENTS IF YOU COMPLETE THIS APPLICATION AND DO NOT PAY YOUR INVOICE OR COMMUNICATE ARRANGEMENTS TO US. YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO VEND AT ANY FUTURE EVENTS HOSTED BY US UNTIL THE FEE IS PAID***
Set up & break down times!
Festival hours are as follow:
Fridays, Festival hours are 5p-11p ****VENDOR SET UP 1:00p-4:00p BREAKDOWN 11P
Saturdays, festival Hours 3p-11p **VENDOR SET UP 12p-2p BREAKDOWN 11P
Fair Dates and hours. Rides will be open daily (weather permitting)
RED HIGHLIGHT INDICATES AVAILABLE STREET VENDOR DAYS
7-31-2020 Opening Night 5:00-11:00 (Vendor opportunity night)
8-1-2020 3:00-11:00 (Vendor opportunity night) Military Appreciation Day (Veteran Pinning Ceremony and Bike Show)
8-7-2020 5:00-11:00 (Vendor opportunity night) Catfish Races
8-8-2020 3:00-11:00 - Catfish Races
8-9-2020 3:00-10:00 Last day of fair
We thank you for your interest and we look forward to seeing you soon!