Fourth of July Celebration - Eventeny

Fourth of July Celebration

event Jul 04 5:00 pm - Jul 04 9:30 pm
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
111 N. S. St., Gastonia, North Carolina 28052, United States
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Hosted by City of Gastonia

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Jul 04 5:00 pm - Jul 04 9:30 pm
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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111 N. S. St., Gastonia, North Carolina 28052, United States

Come out to downtown Gastonia on Tuesday, July 4 from 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM! There will be food trucks, a beer garden, vendors, entertainment, a free KidsZone and fireworks will shoot off around 9:30 PM. There will be live music from 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM. Pre-recorded music will play from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, and pre-recorded patriotic music will play during the fireworks. **Please bring your own lawn chair and/or blanket to sit and enjoy the music**

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Parking lots and a parking deck available in downtown Gastonia.

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Fourth of July Vendor Application
Deadline: May 21, 2023
The City of Gastonia's Fourth of July Celebration is taking place on July 4 at the Rotary Pavilion and downtown. The event begins at 5:00PM, with the fireworks starting at 9:30PM. The event features food trucks, vendors, a beer garden, free entertainment, live music, and more.
 
We are looking for family-friendly vendors for the event.  If you are interested in becoming a vendor for the marketplace, please fill out the below application.
 
Application deadline: May 21, 2023. Payment must also be received by May 21, 2023 for application to be valid. This is an electronic agreement and by selecting the booths, you are validating and approving this agreement electronically. Payment will be charged to card after application is approved. Vendor and power spots are limited. 
 
Vendor fees:
  • Downtown Gastonia businesses: free (contact event organizer for discount code)
  • Marketplace vendors: $25 vendor fee
  • Power: $15 fee
  • No food truck, food cart, or food trailer vendors are accepted under this application. Please view Fourth of July Food Vendor Application to apply as a food truck or food trailer. 
Vendor Guidelines and Information:
  • All vendors will be allowed to display their goods on 7/4/23 from 5:00PM to 9:30PM.
  • Booth set up/break down information:
    • Individual vendor booth area is 10ft x 10ft.
    • Vendors will be set up on Main Ave. between 321 and Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd. in downtown Gastonia. 
      • You will be able to pull one vehicle up to your spot at a time and unload. As soon as you unload, you need to move your car to a parking lot nearby (parking lot on 321 or lot between S. South St. and 321.)
      • Vendors are responsible for providing their own table(s), chair(s), and tent.
        • Tents must not exceed 10ft x 10ft and they must be secured with tent weights or sandbags. 
    • Only space is provided. If you need power (one outlet), the extra fee is $15. 
    • Do not block private drives, entrances, or doors. Be respectful of private property.
    • No generators allowed.
    • Booth set up will be around 3:00 PM. A final, confirmed time will be sent out at least two weeks prior to the event.
    • Booth breakdown is no earlier than 9:30PM and must be completed no later than 10:30PM.
      • You will not be able to bring any vehicles onto Main Ave. until the crowds have cleared following the fireworks that begin at 9:30PM. If you wish to start breaking down before your vehicle can come on Main Ave., items must be hand carted/carried to your vehicle.
    • It is the responsibility of the vendor to keep the booth and surrounding area clean. Each vendor shall leave the area in the same condition as it was found.
  • Vendors are responsible for all permits, licenses, and insurance needed. Please send all applicable documents to Christine Ingle at christinei@cityofgastonia.com within 30 days of the festival.
  • All vendor activities must be suitable for a family event. Offensive materials, ads, or public displays will be removed and participation refused.
  • A final packet going over these regulations and procedures will be sent to the point of contact listed on the application within two weeks before the event. The packet will also include a site map, timeline, and set up and breakdown information.
Fourth of July Food Vendor Application
Deadline: May 21, 2023
The City of Gastonia's Fourth of July Celebration is taking place on July 4 at the Rotary Pavilion and downtown. The event begins at 5:00PM, with the fireworks starting at 9:30PM. The event features food trucks, vendors, a beer garden, free entertainment, live music, and more.
 
If you are interested in becoming a vendor for the marketplace, please fill out the below application.
  • Food vendor fee: $35 
Application deadline: May 21, 2023. Payment must also be received by May 21, 2023 for application to be valid. This is an electronic agreement and by selecting the booths, you are validating and approving this agreement electronically. Payment will be charged to card after application is approved. Food truck/trailer spots are extremely limited. Filling out an application does not guarantee approval due to space limitations, cuisine limitations, etc..
 
Food Vendor Information:
  • At this time, only food trucks and trailers are accepted.
  • Food Truck set up/break down information:
    • Food trucks must supply their own generator. 
    • Food trucks may either be set up in one of the Rotary Pavilion parking lots, or on Main Ave. 
    • Food truck set up will be around 3:00 PM. A final, confirmed time will be sent out at least two weeks prior to the event.
    • Food truck breakdown is no earlier than 9:30PM and must be completed no later than 10:30PM.
      • You will not be able to bring any additional vehicles onto Main Ave. or the Rotary Pavilion parking lots or have the food truck leave Main Ave. or the pavilion parking lots until the crowds have cleared following the fireworks that begin at 9:30PM. 
    • Food vendors must provide properly rated fire extinguishers.
    • It is the responsibility of the vendor to keep the booth and surrounding area clean. Each vendor shall leave the area in the same condition as it was found.
    • A final packet going over these regulations and procedures will be sent to the point of contact listed on the application within two weeks before the event.  The packet will also include a site map, timeline, and set up and breakdown information.
  • Health/Permit information:
    • Food vendors must display a current Gaston County Health Department Temporary Food Sale Permit and adhere to the regulations set by the Health Department
    • A copy of the Gaston County Health Department permit must be sent to Christine Ingle, along with the vendor application fee.
      • Vendors are required to adhere to all applicable laws and provisions established by North Carolina, Gaston County Health Department, and the City of Gastonia Police and Fire Departments. Vendors shall adhere to all federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations applicable to its business. 

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