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

11am - 5pm | Downtown Lincolnton, NC

Saturday, May 4th 2019

704-900-9659 | 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 the event.

3. Ice Delivery Services are available for a fee. Individual 8 lb bags of ice will be delivered to your booth for $4 each or two for $7.

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

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 5:15 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.

10. 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. 

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

*A reminder, the Lincoln County tax rate is 7.00%
*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 due by February 1, 2019 
$50.00 Late Application Fee if applying after the Standard Deadline. No applications accepted after February 22, 2019 

Lincolnton Food, Wine & Brew Fest Winery/Brewery Application

Standard Deadline: Application  due by February 1, 2019 
$50 Late Application Fee if applying after the Standard Deadline. No applications accepted after February 22, 2019

Questions? Contact the Winery or Brewery Liaison at


The fee is a deposit to hold your space at the event and will be fully refunded minus any credit card fees once event obligations are met. You should receive a refund approximately one month after the event ends.