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11am - 7pm | Downtown Lincolnton, NC

Saturday, April 28, 2018

704-960-8300 | A Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton Event |



1. The following is required to complete application submission:
  • A copy of your NC ABC Special Event Permit.
  • 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.
  • A list of items to be sampled, as well as any items planned to be sold with prices.

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

3. Wineries/Breweries will receive two complimentary bags of ice. Individual bags will be available for all Vendors to purchase for $5.

4. Wineries/Breweries are welcome to sell glasses of wine/beer or other beverages made with their product, such as sangria, but the patron must be wearing a festival arm band, absolutely NO EXCEPTIONS.

5. Water and sodas will be sold by food vendors only.

6. 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.

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

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. Staff reserves the right to dismiss any vendor who displays disorderly conduct.

11. Deposits not including the 3% service fee if paid online or by credit card will be returned via mail the week after the event. If you fail to show up or there are any issues with the vendor the day of the festival, your deposit will not be refunded. 

12. 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).

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


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.

Standard Deadline: Application & Payment due by February 28, 2018 
{ Late Deadline ($50 late fee applies):  March 30, 2018 } 

Lincolnton Food, Wine & Brew Fest Winery/Brewery Application

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


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