FREE PUBLIC EVENT |  RAIN OR SHINE

(*required for alcohol consumption and/or purchase; must have ID)

11am - 7pm | Downtown Lincolnton, NC

Saturday, April 28, 2018

704-900-9659 | A Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton Event | downtownlincolnton@gmail.com

TASTING PASSES*:  $15 ADVANCE | $20 AT GATE


EVENT GUIDELINES  FOR ARTISTS & VENDORS


1. Vendors are required to submit three (3) photos of their original work with application. If you have a website, blog or Facebook a link may be submitted in lieu of photos. All submissions are reviewed by a three member panel to determine acceptance into the festival. You may email photos or links to artwork to lfwbf.arts@gmail.com. Please include your name and contact info in email.

2. Applicant’s should not submit payment until after they have received official notification of festival acceptance.

3. If eligible, a certificate of general liability and liquor liability insurance naming the City of Lincolnton and The Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton, Inc. as an additional insured.

4. Electricity will not be provided. However, a pre-approved, quiet-grade generator is allowed and must be approved by staff prior to event.

5. All vendors are responsible for bringing their own tables and tents. Please remember that given the time of year, weights are required to anchor tents in case wind is a factor.

6. Vendors will be advised of the designated parking area upon arrival.

7. The designated entry time for setup begins at 8:00 a.m. Vendors will be able to park and unload at their space, but are asked to unload then remove vehicles as quickly as possible in order to prevent congestion. All vehicles must be removed from the event area before 10:00 a.m.

8. The designated time for breakdown begins at 7:15 p.m., unless otherwise noted by the Event Coordinator. No vehicles will be allowed into the event area until this time. Vendor participation will be prohibited in future events for those who break down prior to designated time.

9. Staff reserves the right to dismiss any vendor who displays disorderly conduct.  Expulsion is at the discretion of the Event Coordinator and/or DDA Executive Director.

10. Each vendor is encouraged to promote this event through their own marketing outlets (including, but not limited to, social media, sharing with existing customers and/or your website).

11. All items should be handmade/original goods. No direct sales companies, retail, or corporate booths will be accepted. In addition, The Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton and the Lincolnton Food, Wine & Brew Fest do not permit the sale of counterfeit goods or products. 

*A reminder, the Lincoln County tax rate is 6.75%
*This is a rain or shine event.


PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT

In submitting this application, I agree to abide by the festival guidelines governing the “Lincolnton Food, Wine & Brew Fest” and hold festival producer, the City of Lincolnton and the Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton, Inc. and their employees, sponsors and volunteers, harmless for any resulting loss or damage occurring to any property.

Lincolnton Food, Wine & Brew Fest Artist/Vendor Application

Questions? Contact the Art Liaison at lfwbf.arts@gmail.com.

$50 Late Application Fee - If applying after standard deadline of February 28, 2018. No applications accepted after March 30, 2018.

Standard Deadline: Application & Payment due by February 28, 2018 
{ Late Deadline (late fees apply):  March 30, 2018 } 

Standard Deadline: Application & Payment due by February 28, 2018
{ Late Deadline (late fees apply):  March 30, 2018 }