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Speciality/Pre-Packaged Exhibitor

Deadline: Apr 15, 2023 11:00 pm (GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Date: Oct 28, 2023 8:30 am - Oct 28, 2023 6:00 pm
Lexington, North Carolina

About the event

One day street festival celebrating & serving one style of barbecue...Lexington Style! The festival will also feature 5 stages of entertainment, 250+ art & craft vendors, special attractions, and MORE! Join us for the fun in Lexington, NC on Saturday, October 28, 2023.
The Barbecue Festival
The Barbecue Festival
The Barbecue Festival
The Barbecue Festival

About the registration

Thank you for your interest in The Barbecue Festival. This application is for speciality/pre-packaged vendors only.  We will be accepting a limited number of speciality/pre-packaged vendors at our event. 
Please read the Terms & Conditions before completing the application.  If you have a commercial product, craft/art or are a concession vendor you will need to submit a different application. 
Examples of Specialty/Pre-Packaged items include: spices, sauces, dressings, honey, dried fruit, beef jerky, fudge, cookies, cakes, breads, syrup, or seasonings…if your product is not any of these, please do not complete this application! If sold in stores (retail or specialty) then you are commercial.  Commercial app is posted.
·         When you arrive on site, your items must be packaged to sell. 
·         Items should be individually wrapped and self-contained. No on-site food prep.
·         Please note:  There will be limited spaces for Specialty/Pre-Packaged Vendors at our event.  The earlier you submit the application; the better chance you have to be accepted.
·         Exhibitor is NOT allowed to sell or give away any beverages during the event. Including but not limited to; bottled water, can/bottled drinks, etc.

This is an electronic agreement and by selecting the booths, you are validating and approving this agreement electronically.

Terms & Conditions

I acknowledge and understand the 2023 Barbecue Festival arts and craft information. I understand that if I violate any regulations, the Festival Officials may terminate my participation without a refund. I waive/release The Barbecue Festival & Preferred Events from any and all claims including responsibility for theft, damage, loss or injury during the setup & duration of the event.


There is a $25 non-refundable application fee that will be charged when submitting the application. If accepted, you will then pay the booth fee.

•Space size is 10’ x 10’ and fee for booth is $300. The festival is a rain or shine event.

•Cancellation Policy: Accepted vendors canceling by 5:00pm EST on August 1st, will be refunded 50% of the registration fee (less $25 app fee which is non-refundable). After August 2nd, there are absolutely no refunds.

•Sharing of spaces is NOT permitted. Only the business or organization listed on the application will be permitted to operate in the assigned space. Any vendors not abiding by this policy will be asked to leave.

•Product description is required for all products sold. Prices for products to be sold must be submitted.

•Photos are required for booth set up and product sold. Samples may also be submitted.

•The festival is a family event & we reserve the right to deny any application/exhibit deemed inappropriate.

•Spaces are assigned on a random basis; we do not entertain requests for specific locations.

•Tents are required and must be supplied by all vendors. Plain or tent with vendor logo only.

•All vendor spaces must remain open for attendees until the festival closes at 6pm.

•The festival only supplies the space. The festival does not supply tents, tables or chairs.

•No Generators will be permitted & electrical access is not available.

•All activities must be conducted in the assigned space. Sidewalks must remain unobstructed at all times. Vendors are not permitted to solicit customers by walking into traffic areas in order to hand out promotional material. You are required to remain within your assigned 10x10 footprint.

•The NC Department of Revenue requires a tax identification number. or call 877-252-3052.

•The Barbecue Festival is an outdoor festival on streets which may be sloped or uneven.

•Clean Up: ALL vendors are responsible for clean-up of exhibit space including trash, zip ties, card board, etc.


10x10 Booth $300 Non-refundable Single booth space is 10 feet wide and 10 feet deep.
Application fees $25 Non-refundable There is a $25 non-refundable application fee which is charged upon application.
10x10 Guaranteed Main Street Location $350 Non-refundable

Questions on the registration

Business information

  • Business name
  • Legal business name
  • Contact name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Website (Optional)
  • Logo (Optional)

Additional information

  • What are your prices for the items you will be selling?
  • Tell us about your previous events participated in and why you would like to participate in our event.

Picture requirements

  • Minimum pictures required: 2
  • Please provide a photo of your exhibit space and photos of your work.
Speciality/Pre-Packaged  Exhibitor
Speciality/Pre-Packaged Exhibitor
The Barbecue Festival - 2023