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Waterfront Street Fair
April 3 - April 5
As of March 12th 2020, the Waterfront Street Fair has been canceled. Click here for COVID-19 updates
2020 Virtual Street Fair
Mobile network provider
American time share company and owner of several large hotel brands. Travelers have access to vacation experiences through ownership, exchange, or rental options
One of the nation’s largest pest control operators
Offers new and used inventory of a wide variety of vehicles including cars, trucks, and SUVs
Visit our Facebook event, Virtual #NCAF Street Fair Vendor Showcase for a chance to win this Traveler Grill from company Wilmington Grill.
As grilling season is upon us please think of local company Wilmington Grill for your next grill! Wilmington Grill is the sponsor of the Street Fair Music and Beer Garden.
Wine and Design
Perfect and affordable place to host private and public, fun paint parties
Smart and safe security systems
North Carolina Education Lottery
Promotes and supports education programs
Financial services company that provides banking, mortgage, investing, credit card services as well as personal, small business, and commercial financial services
Home construction company providing functional spaces, personalization, high quality and ease.
Corning Credit Union
Not-for-profit financial services company providing banking, credit card, mortgage, loan, insuring, and investing services.
Wilmington Health (Children’s Area)
Primary care and multi-specialty medical practice owned by physicians who are focused on providing the highest quality of care to their patients.
Handcrafted wooden home décor
Toe Ring Expressions
Handcrafted Sterling Silver custom fitted toe rings
LuLaRoe Kellie Grogg
Women’s and children’s clothing in sizes 2t-3XL
Unique copper jewelry created by using the process of electroforming
Hats, t-shirts, long sleeve t-shirts, and koozies
Rock of Ages Winery & Vineyard Inc.
Sweet, dry red and dry white wine
Facebook: Rock of Ages Winery & Vineyard
Reel Fishy Apparel
Fishing apparel, t-shirts, performance dry-fit sun protection shirts, youth apparel, hats, visors, and more…
Southern Homemade Essentials
Natural handmade cold process soaps, body lotions, butters, scrubs, bath fizzes, body washes, oils, deodorants, and more…
Greatest Potential Chiropractic
Free neurological spinal scans for the community
Handcrafted prepackaged veggie, chip, and desert dip mixes
Tommy’s Jerky Charlotte
Beef, venison, pork, elk, and buffalo jerky and smokies in 3, 4 and 8 ounce pre-packaged, USDA inspected bags
Beads by Irene G
Fashion jewelry, charms, lockets, beads, and snap jewelry
Lifestyle Marketplace Sheets
Deep Sleep Collection bed sheet sets
Handmade Dead Sea Salt body scrubs with all natural oils and essential oils and Pacific Sea Spa Salts
Coffee, t-shirts, and mugs
The Full Belly Project
Non-profit organization promoting the community through empowered individuals
CJ’s Sea Shop
Coastal inspired handmade jewelry with enamel, stones, and sea glass
Sleep Number beds and bedding products including pillows, sheets, and blankets
Your Island Treasure
Home décor and jewelry created with sand, shells, sea glass, shark teeth, and other treasures collected on local beaches
Herb’s Bees, LLC
Four seasonal honey types and three full season honey types offered and sold in quarts, 1.5lbs, 1lbs, and .75lbs
BBQ sauce, grilling boxes, rubs, and rub collection kits
Greg’s Antiques & Garden Iron
Decorative metal garden items, wind spinners, hose holders, baskets, and planters
Grace Designed Jewelry and Beach Paradise Air Plants
Handcrafted jewelry (shell, beach glass, semi precious gems and beads, silver, brass and copper) and air plants set in shells, on driftwood, handcrafted wooden holders and other décor pieces
Shores East Apparel
Short and long sleeve t-shirts, hats, and other apparel
Mystic River Lavender
Grows and processes lavender and creates handcrafted products including dried bundles, sachets, lavender based lotions and more…
One Stop Hats
Hats and more…
M&M Links Jewelry
Handmade jewelry from stones, wood, shell, glass, pearls, crystals, and various metals. Also hand wrapped pendants, earrings, and cuff bracelets
Shark Teeth Mega Store
Fossil Megalodon Shark Teeth, fossil shark teeth jewelry, and diamond polished fossil artwork
EMC of NC, Inc.
Wall mounted bottle openers, candle logs, walking sticks, bird feeders, and bird houses
Callahan Ventures, Inc. (also known as Joey Jones Novels)
Novels and other associated merchandise such as mugs, soap, jars, journals, cards, and pens
Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter: @JoeyJonesWriter
Bikers Against Child Abuse Cape Fear Temp Chapter
Bikers against child abuse
Sinbad Crafts and Plants & Fly-Trap Farm
Bromeliad and air-plan arrangements on driftwood and shells and in novelty containers; carnivorous plant bog gardens and tropical hanging pitcher plants
J&B Herb and Plant Farm
Certified organic herbs and heirloom vegetable plants as well as funky container gardens and yard art
Vietnam Veterans of American Chapter 885
For chapter information, visit www.vvachapter885.org
Nectar of the Vine
Wine Frappe: individually hand-wrapped, pre-packaged, gourmet wine slushy mixes in 21 delicious original recipe flavors
Hot Sauce Mall (Heavenly Heat Hot Sauce)
Hot sauce, BBQ sauce, wing sauce, spices & rubs, etc.
Facebook: Hot Sauce Mall
Tapestries, incense, jewelry, wood carvings, sterling silver rings, purses, semi-precious stones, etc.
Heavens to Betsy Boutique Online
Boutique clothing, accessories, mugs and tumblers
Carolina Bee Farm
15 types of honey, handmade soaps, bath bombs, salves, lip balms, and candles
Hats, t-shirts, and art
Big Woof Dog Stuff
Handmade pet beds and collar scarves for pets
Facebook: Big Woof Dog Stuff
Compass Woodworks Co.
Custom, artistic & functional cutting boards
The Crafty Peddler
Purses, sock puppets, collegiate tissue boxes, growth charts, bibs, and stuffed animals
Mandalina Eco towels, blankets, and wraps
M&D Gifts, LLC
Different flavors of gourmet peanuts
Facebook: @M&D Gifts LLC distributor for Virginia Peanut Company
The PVC BirdLady
Birds made from PVC pipe
Facebook: The PVC BirdLady
Tropical Paradise Woodworking
Adirondack furniture, swings, gliders, chairs, hand painted nautical buoys and pylons
Facebook: Tropical Paradise Woodworking
Specialty, handcrafted honey
Horton’s Beef Jerky
Eleven Flavors of Horton’s Beef Jerky, made by hand
Key fobs, lanyards, dog collars, leashes, etc.
Joey’s Name Art
Water paintings of people’s names
Milk Reclamation Barn
Artisan soy candles crafted in a reclaimed dairy barn, made in milk bottles, milk churns, and metal
Lake Fairy Creations
Lake Fairy Creations specializes in fantasy themed jewelry and accessories including mermaid and dragon themed resin jewelry
Tipsi Candle Company
Nathan Craig Designs, LLC
Art made from an aluminum alloy 5052. High nickel alloy. Completely non-corrosive. Hyper reflection property.
The Wild Child Art Studio
Sea glass art and painted oyster shells
Bruce Julian Heritage Foods
Specialty food and beverage
Handmade baby and toddler clothing and accessories
Southport Lions Club Foundation
Organization is currently holding a raffle to win a boat
UNCW Face Aging Group
Research Project at UNC Wilmington
Handcrafted jewelry in sterling silver, 14k gold and rose gold filled and leather. Also original-designed necklaces, earrings and bracelets as well as tiny initial and birth stone jewelry
StellaCreek (formerly Log Cabin Naturals)
All natural soaps, salves, and herbal products
The Way We Word
Embroidered kitchen towels with designs and funny slogans
Coastal Horizons Rape Crisis Center
For more information, please visit www.supportrcc.org
Pinnacle Family Chiropractic
For more information, please visitwww.PFCHealth.com
ABC Creations of NC
Handmade scented soy candles and tarts as well as handmade paracord bracelets
Ceramic food grating plates and bowls, homemade and hand painted in Sevilla, Spain
Rustic, unique, refillable 100% soy candles, wax melts and accessories including wax warmers; reclaimed word signs with hand painted and/or rustic metal adornment
Temporary henna tattoos
Jewelry made with micro-macramé and filigree techniques of South America
Witherspoon Rose Culture
Earth Stone Jewelry
Handcrafted beat bracelets, wire and gemstone rings, necklaces, earrings, etc.
Kritter Couture & More
Handmade cat and dog collars, harnesses, leashes, reversible bandanas with snap on feature, bow ties, and more…
Amazing peelers from Switzerland
Hand turned hummingbird houses, pens, and wine stoppers as well as handmade cutting boards and snowmen, and more…
Silversmith and stained glass
Stitches & Things
Handmade rag quilt pocketbooks for little girls and adults as well as pillows
Carolina Name Rings
We customize stainless steel rings, bracelets, and necklaces, with numbers, letters or symbols. All work is done on-site
Hand painted acrylic art on wood, canvas, slate, windows, and other repurposed items (prints, cards, bags, & t-shirts with art on them when available)
JungleMike’s Art and Prints
All photography is taken personally, matted and regular prints, canvases, and metal prints
Wine and Sweetzers
SunSational Wind Spinners
Stainless Steel Wind Spinners and accessories also collegiate tiki totems
Mehak Minhas Artistry and Henna Services
Henna Tattoos that are applied free hand live at the spot in black, brown, or white stains. Also hand designed henna candles and more…
Sea life design handmade pottery specializing in turtles, crabs and starfish with ocean-themed glazes
The Pepper Mill Shop
Simply drawn, expressive character illustrations are featured on wood panels in brilliant acrylic colors. Also offers prints, greeting cards, tote bags, tees, onesies, magnets and buttons!
Wilmington360/Mike Bryand Photography
Canvas prints, matted prints, coasters and trivets
Thorn, Roses & Puppy Noses
Folded book art in a wide variety of designs, as well as custom orders. Also creates fold-your-own kits to provide customers with the options to try our craft for themselves.
Planned Parenthood Wilmington
For more information, visit www.plannedparenthood.org
Facebook: Planned Parenthood Wilmington
RiverTime Company, LLC
Hats, koozies, t-shirts, tumblers, etc.
Functional porcelain pottery for home and table
Clay Goddess Studio
Wheel thrown pottery
Clothing and accessories
Mithlesh string art and jewelry
Baraka Ethnic Jewelry
Simply Savory Gourmet Blends
Gourmet Spice Blends to be used for dips, seasonings, and desserts. We offer samples of over 35 different spicy, savory, and dessert dips!
Stamped Out Love
Hand stamped personalized jewelry, pet ID tags, key chains, birthday calendars, ornaments, money clips, golf ball markers, tie clips, wallet cards, wine charms, etc.
Facebook: Stamped Out Love
Snap jewelry, hand strung lighted LED balloons (after dark), and handmade coasters
Facebook: Little Snaps Snap Jewelry
Ocean Palms Jewelry
Handmade one-of-a-kind jewelry and unique clip-on charm jewelry with a create your own concept
Facebook: Ocean Palms Jewelry
Eden Wellness Moringa
The name of the products that will be sold are Moringa Oleifera. All of our products are sold under the brand name of Eden Wellness Moringa.
A Wooden Life
Handcrafted hand painted carved wood signs for all occasions
Hurley Design Studio
Custom tumblers, key chains, blankets, and mugs.
Handmade natural stone anklets, custom made men’s stainless steel jewelry, etc.
Hand-printed letterpress greeting cards and gifts as well as hand-printed eco-friendly Wilmington, NC themed t-shirts
Southern Roots Designs
Wooden door hangers, custom wooden pallet signs, custom wooden/metal signs, decorative scrabble titles, engraved cutting boards, metal yard art, etc.
Busy Wren Creations
Handcrafted and made from wood cooking spoons, bowls, and other items for the kitchen
Coastal rugs, coastal shirts, coastal garden flags, and cork holders
Floral candles and crowns, small bouquets, fake arrangements, dried flower art, hair accessories, and headstone arrangements
Signature Hair Bows
Handmade hair bows and headbands for girls of all ages
5-hour Sample, LLC
For more information, please visit www.5hourenergy.com
For more information, please visit www.wyndhamdestinations.com
Cutco cutlery, culinary tools, cookware, sporting knives, BBQ and garden tools, scissors and accessories
Lottie’s Lace and Ruffles
Girls dresses, blankets, tees, decorative towels, aprons, and kitchen decor
The Crooked Spoon
Wooden spoons, roux spoons, spatulas, dog bowls, bottle openers, cutting boards, bread/cheese boards, paper towel holders, scoops, etc.
African Children Today
Colorful, hand woven baskets and handmade jewelry from Uganda. All proceeds help employ and empower women in Africa so they can feed and educate their children
Figure It Out Bricks
Lego mini figures
Tryon Mountain Farms
Artisanal salt blends and simple syrups made with ingredients we grow on our farm in Western North Carolina
Facebook: Tryon Mountain Farms
State of Shaka
T-shirts, hats, koozies, stickers, paintings, and prints
Kris Krafts Stained Glass
Stained glass mosaic birdbaths, fused glass wind chimes, glass sun catchers, hummingbird feeders and ceiling fan pulls
Soldier Solutions LLC
Patriotic apparel, t-shirts, hoodies, hats, sunglasses, decals, paracord bracelets, bbq sauce, hot sauce, and seasonings
Handmade jewelry, paintings, henna (temporary tattoo using herbal paste), and handmade clothing
Sea Glass Creations
Sea glass pendents, earrings and bracelets. Each pendent is sold with a free sterling silver chain
Handmade wooden toys, handmade leather jewelry, water toys (scuba diver, frog, etc.), clackers, parasols, and more
For more information, visit ncdot.gov
Lilla Rose / Hip Klips
Lilla Rose hair clips and accessories
Hip Klips are a pocket that clips to any waist band and holds phone, cash, cards, etc.
Facebook: HipKlips by Lacie
Live Oak Rock and Silver
Handcrafted jewelry primarily made of sterling silver, copper, brass and gold with semi precious stone, cabochons and faceted
Whiskey Run Customs
We specialize in fractal burning and the combination of wood and resin. We make one of a kind Charcuterie/cheese boards, to include Lazy Susans and guitar string jewelry
Paige Turner Books and Boutique
Children’s clothing and accessories, maternity clothes, mommy & me outfits, and books
Pet feeders and wooden signs
Originals by Mare
Handmade original designs handbags for women and children
Facebook: Originals by Mare
Style The Day Boutique
Clothes, shoes, jewelry, and accessories
Facebook: Style the Day Boutique
For more information, please visit www.millermotte.edu/campuses/wilmington-career-training
Steven Brent Studios
The Shea Butter Lady
Shea butter, Shea butter black soap, Shea whips, hair whips, Argan oil, Black Seed oil, oil of Ibrahim, gift bags, Daily 3, colon cleanser, Bitters, turmeric, moringa, and honeys
Facebook: The SheaButter Lady
Hallux & Co. (formerly Spurlocrylics)
Acrylic paintings, handmade decor and beach crafts
Hand painted tile, hand made jewelry, glass mosaics, up cycled one-of-a-kind clothing, paintings, photography and prints
For more information, please visitwww.t-mobile.com
North Carolina Urban Forest Council
Non-profit organization focusing on education and advocacy
For more information, please visit www.pier33apartments.com
Rob Rens State Farm Insurance and Financial Services Agency
Auto, Home, Life, Health, and Business Insurance
Authentic Pawleys Life
Original Batiks made with wax and dye on fabric (personally made) and silk resist paintings
Your Door & More, LLC
Brenda creates sketches from photographs on buildings and can draw many historical buildings and collegiate landmarks
Black and White as well as color caricatures/cartoons
North Carolina Marine and Estuary Foundation
All original handcrafted jewelry, some one-of-a-kind, limited production, sterling, gold filled, rough cut diamonds, with fresh and Tahitian pearls, and more
Handcrafted wooden cutting boards, kitchen and wine serving accessories
All-girls free public charter school
Senior Resource Services, Inc.
For more information, please visit www.seniorresourcesservices.com
Custom leather belt and walleyes necklaces
Eagles Nest Outfitters
Hammocks and hammock accessories
True Honey Teas
We blend honey granules with unique craft teas together into individual tea bags. Just drop it in a cup of hot water and you’re good to go! Delicious and convenient!
Facebook: True Honey Teas
Independently published novels sets in North Carolina – two in Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach area
Facebook: Mary Flinn
Ocean inspired jewelry. Hand crafted necklaces, rings, and bracelets using sea glass, shells, sterling silver, and gold
Women’s hand woven rope sandals
Aluminum with a twist
Handmade jewelry from recycled race car material and recycled aluminum wire, aluminum, copper, resin, and gemstones
Surfboard coffee table, NC coffee table, surfboard bottle opener, NC bottle opener, NC wine glass holder, surfboard bar set, NC shaped bar set
Custom photo on slay wood art boards
Face painting and balloons
Looking Glass Clothing Co.
We design and create clothing for girls age 12 months to 12 years old. Our designs include dresses, leggings, skirts, tops, tees, and accessories
Women’s hand loomed hats
Hanging chair swings and hammocks
Painted country distressed furniture and lighted accent pieces
The 73rd Waterfront Street Fair will be April 3-5, 2020.
The Waterfront Street Fair provides an array of shopping and food opportunities with over 250 Vendors along the streets of historic downtown. The Waterfront Street Fair will also feature plenty of entertainment with special areas such as the Children’s Area, Multicultural Area, and the Wilmington Grill Music & Beer Garden!
Street Fair Areas
Waterfront Street Fair Multicultural Stage
The Multicultural Stage is a FREE multicultural event, family-friendly celebration that showcases different cultures. This event takes place Saturday & Sunday, April 4th & 5th, 12:30 PM – 5 PM.
Waterfront Street Fair Children’s Area
The Waterfront Street Fair Children’s Area is a family-friendly part of the Street Fair made just for kids! Guests enjoy family-friendly vendors, hands-on activities, and performers on the Wilmington Health Stage. This is a FREE event that takes place Saturday & Sunday, April 4th & 5th.
Wilmington Grill Music & Beer Garden
The Wilmington Grill Music Stage & Beer Garden is a great place to catch tunes day and night. Entry is FREE. Beverages are available for purchase and outdoor games such as giant Jenga, cornhole, and more are on site for fun. This event will take place Friday, April 5th, at 6 PM to Sunday, April 7th, at 6 PM.
Matthews Motors Lounge
Located in the heart of the Street Fair at the intersection of Front & Market St. is the Matthews Motors Lounge where you can find shade under the tent, seating, and listen to the sounds of budding local musicians. You can also find information and some Festival Merchandise.
2020 Lounge performer line up coming in March 2020
Street Fair Preferred Vendors of 2020
- Wyndham Destinations
- Home Paramount Pest Control
Special Thanks to these local businesses for their support of the Street Fair Volunteers
Art Walk presented by Cape Fear Community College Art Club
PDF Art Walk Flyer Link
2020 Vendor Info
Vendor Registration Below.
Below you will find a list of FAQs regarding being a vendor at our Waterfront Street Fair. If you have any questions about the Waterfront Street Fair please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When is the 2020 North Carolina Azalea Festival Waterfront Street Fair?
The 2020 North Carolina Azalea Festival is April 1-5, 2020. The Waterfront Street Fair takes place that weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday). See schedule below:
Friday, April 3rd: 6pm-10pm (Food Vendors only, others optional)
Saturday, April 4th: 10am-6pm (All Vendors)
Saturday, April 4th: 6pm-10pm (Food Vendors only, others optional)
Sunday, April 5th: 10am-6pm (All Vendors)
When is registration?
Early registration is June 11th – July 31st. Regular registration is August 1st – February 15th.
Where is the Waterfront Street Fair?
The Waterfront Street Fair is located in downtown Wilmington, NC on Front and Water Streets.
Can I bring my pet with me?
Sorry, no pets or animals are allowed for any purpose at the Waterfront Street Fair due to city ordinance.
What is your expected attendance?
We anticipate over 200,000 visitors and residents enjoying the Waterfront Street Fair this year.
How does weather affect the Waterfront Street Fair?
We will try and continue the Waterfront Street Fair in rain and wind unless it becomes hazardous. In hazardous situations, we recommend vendors shutting down their booths temporarily.
How do I apply to be a part of the Waterfront Street Fair?
In order to be considered as a vendor for the Waterfront Street Fair, applicants must complete the online application, which is submitted to the North Carolina Azalea Festival Waterfront Street Fair Committee, along with a non-refundable $25.00 mandatory application fee. Upon completion of the online application, you will receive a confirmation email. All requested documentation can be sent to the email address provided, and an application will not be considered unless all documents and photos are submitted. Please note, current insurance information is not needed until you receive an acceptance notification.
How do you choose vendors for the Waterfront Street Fair?
The North Carolina Azalea Festival Waterfront Street Fair Committee is made up of volunteers who donate their time, energy, and resources each year to make the Waterfront Street Fair a success. Ultimately, the decision to accept vendors comes from a combination of the volunteer Waterfront Street Fair Committee, staff, and interns. Applications are reviewed in order, and we give preference to vendors that have all documentation and photos submitted.
I sell ________________. Will the committee accept me?
We have a variety of vendors at the Waterfront Street Fair. If you believe you have a unique, well-made product, we absolutely encourage you to apply.
How can I perform at the Waterfront Street Fair?
There are both roving and stationary performers like jugglers, stilt walkers, magicians, and musical groups (drums, guitar soloist, chorus, etc.). If you are interested in performing, please email email@example.com.
I don’t have access to a computer. Can I complete a paper application?
The Waterfront Street Fair application is solely an online application. If you don’t have a personal computer at home, we recommend your local library. If you absolutely can’t access a computer, please call our office and we would be more than happy to help you complete the application on our end.
How do I know what kind of vendor I am (Arts & Crafts, Commercial, Food)?
Arts & Crafts: artisans creating their own products to sell without a physical storefront
Commercial: vendors who have physical storefronts or who are selling merchandise wholesale
Food: vendors who are preparing food on site
**Non-Profit: we accept 10 non-profit booths on a first come, first serve basis for a discounted $75 booth fee. More non-profits can apply but will have to pay the standard booth fee.
Can I choose my location?
Vendors can select their desired area when registering/paying for their booth(s). Placement is based on a first-pay, first-serve basis to those vendors who have paid in full first. Secondly, we typically try to place returning vendors in the same location if space is available and worked well for both parties in the past. The Waterfront Street Fair configuration changes often due to construction or other reasons, and we need to be flexible when placing vendors. Due to logistical issues, there is a chance that vendors will need to be relocated on-site.
The online application won’t accept my photos. What do I do?
The database will only accept photos under 1MB. Try making your photos smaller by using an online photo editing site (link to PicMonkey), or you can follow these steps below:
Step 1. Call or email our office and explain the issue. We will send you a placeholder photo via email that you can 1) save to your desktop and 2) upload to your application.
Step 2. Submit your application with the placeholder photos.
Step 3. Email us your actual photos as soon as possible – please be sure to include your name and business name (if applicable) so we can match the photos with the correct application.
Do I have to have an NC sales tax ID?
Yes, every vendor is required to have a NC sales tax ID whether you live in North Carolina or another state. To get a NC sales tax ID, please fill out the NC-BR form with the North Carolina Department of Revenue. This can be done online at www.dornc.com or by calling 1(877) 252-3052 for more information.
What if I don’t have insurance/what is a COI?
Every vendor is required to provide` up to $1 million in event insurance. If you don’t have insurance, Harold Wells Insurance will provide you with coverage for the three day Waterfront Street Fair during the Azalea Festival. They can be reached at (910) 762-8551. You will be required to submit your Certificate of Insurance (COI) once you have been accepted as a vendor.
I’ve submitted my application – now what?
You will be notified by the Waterfront Street Fair team 2-4 weeks within the submission of your application whether you have been accepted or denied. If you have been approved, you will receive directions on how to pay. Please note that spots are not final until they have been paid for in full. Food vendors may have longer to wait for approvals.
Why did I get denied?
Vendors can get denied for a variety of reasons, and a lot of those reasons may not have anything to do with your product. We work hard to make the Waterfront Street Fair diverse and interesting. We do not accept thrift stores or knock-off brands. We also do not accept political or issue-based vendors in efforts to make the Waterfront Street Fair confrontational and a comfortable, enjoyable environment for all. We do not discriminate based on age, race, or gender.
How much is my booth payment/what is included in the cost of the booth?
- Non-Profit Charitable Organizations (space limited) – $100
- Arts & Crafts Vendor – $300
- Arts & Crafts Vendor Double – $600
- Small Business Commercial Vendor – $600
- Small Business Commercial Vendor Double – $1,200
- Corporation & National Brand Vendor – $2500
- Corporation & National Brand Vendor Double – $5,000
- Food Vendor (10×10 frontage) – $850
- Food Vendor Double (10×20 frontage) – $1,600
- Downtown Business in Waterfront Street Fair Zone (must register by July 31st) – $200
Your booth payment includes space at the Waterfront Street Fair – vendors will be required to provide their own tables, chairs, tents, signage, and etc. Vendors can pay with debit/credit card, check, certified check, or money order.
What if I need power and/or water at my booth?
Please be sure to notate on your initial application that you would like power. Power is an additional fee that will be added on to your booth fee. You will need to provide your own fire extinguisher and your own power cord to hook-up. The Fire Department will be checking booths throughout the Waterfront Street Fair. Please note: Food vendors have power and water already included in their booth fee.
What payment types can vendors accept?
Vendors typically accept cash or check. If you have the ability to accept credit/debit using iSquare or another device, that is acceptable. And all PCI compliance regulations shall be assumed by the vendor.
I’m traveling to the Waterfront Street Fair. Where do you recommend I stay?
The Hilton Wilmington Riverside is the closest property to the Waterfront Street Fair and serves as the Azalea Festival headquarters during the Festival. The rooms fill up quickly, so be sure to reserve yours as soon as possible!
How will I know where my booth is/restrooms/Street Fair Command Center/parking?
We will send out vendor packets prior to the Azalea Festival that includes everything you need to know about the Waterfront Street Fair. Each vendor will receive a map depicting parking, restrooms, and etc. Your booth location will be included in this packet. Please note, we won’t be mailing out packets until March. This is to ensure that we give you the most accurate information possible. All vendors will be responsible for checking in on Friday. You can come check-in at any time on Friday between 7AM-5PM.
What if I have to cancel/don’t show up?
We do not give refunds for cancellations. However, under severe circumstances, an approval may be granted for a refund if we are notified in advance.
What else is going on during the North Carolina Azalea Festival?
The North Carolina Azalea Festival has over 50 events with something for everyone! Please visit our website at ncazaleafestival.org for event information!
Are there sponsorship opportunities?
Yes! Waterfront Street Fair booths are incorporated into some of our sponsorship opportunities already, and we can absolutely create customized sponsorships. Many opportunities come with ticket packages to our events, such as the Concerts and private networking events & galas. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested!
My question isn’t listed. Can someone help me?
Of course! Please call our office Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM to talk to one of our Waterfront Street Fair interns, volunteers, or staff. We are eager to help you make this experience incredible!