Gold Festival Information
Next Gold Festival is June 4 & June 5, 2016
Set-up: Begins at 8:00 am on Friday. Set-up time requirement will determine the location of a booth. All vehicles must be removed from the festival site by 12:00 noon. Space assignment & parking directions are provided at check-in. Overnight camping is the responsibility of each vendor. Each exhibitor sup
plies complete booth. Tables are to be covered and
canopies free standing. NO ANCHORS IN PAVEMENT. Damages to festival site
caused by exhibitor will be the responsibility of the exhibitor, including
Take down: As a courtesy to all vendors/exhibitors, booths are to remain in place until 8:00 p.m. on Saturday. Booth & vehicle's are to be removed from festival site by midnight unless prior arrangements have been made to camp overnight.
Criteria for acceptance: All artists, original work is REQUIRED. No commercial kits and no second hand items allowed. Photos MUST be submitted with application and will be returned in vendor information packet at the festival.
All business owners, display only products of
your business. No used articles such as “swap meet” items.
Exhibitor Responsibilities: Compliance with applicable state or federal laws is the responsibility of the exhibitor (i.e., collection of sales tax). Submission of an application is an implied agreement to abide by the rules set forth herein. NO rain date, NO refunds in case of rain, and festival sponsor is NOT RESPONSIBLE for accidents, damages or other loss incurred by exhibitor.
Food Concessions: Concessions are expected to provide a quality product in compliance with N.C. Health Department regulations. The Booth area is to be maintained in a clean safe condition at all times. Damage to festival site, including stains to the sidewalks, will be the responsibility of the exhibitor. Food Vendors are required to be inspected by the McDowell County Health Department. An Additional Health Department application is required to be completed. Failure to complete both applications will void the application. NC Gold Festival organizers require any and all food booths that cook food at the festival site be inspected and follow the health department guidelines, including non-profit organizations.
Special Needs: Indicate on the application as to the electricity, parking for product re-supply, and other needs. Exhibitors are to supply extension cords.