Saturday, May 4, 2024 11 – 4pm | Downtown Lincolnton NC


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

2024 Artist Application

Event Overview

The Lincolnton Food, Wine & Brew Fest is set for May 4, 2024. The festival will run from 11AM – 4PM.

The Lincolnton Food, Wine & Brew Fest appeals to foodies, wine enthusiasts, craft brew connoisseurs, art & music lovers and anyone looking for an enjoyable afternoon. There is something for everyone. You’ll find local citizens and out-of-town visitors participating in the day’s events. There are activities and offerings for individuals, groups and families!

Questions? Contact the DDA office at [email protected] or 704-452-7685

Lincolnton Food, Wine & Brew Fest

Festival Guidelines for Artists

Note: We are seeking unique, original artist’s/vendors for this event.

  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. This is a juried art event consisting of a four member panel. You may email photos or links to artwork to [email protected]. 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. NO EXCEPTIONS
  6. Vendors will be advised of the designated parking area upon arrival.
  7. The designated entry time for setup begins at 9:30 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 10:30 a.m.
  8. The designated time for breakdown begins at 4:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted by the Event Coordinator. No vehicles will be allowed into the event area until 4:30 and/or until there are not any pedestrians in the footprinted area. 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 DDA Executive Director or DDA Chair.
  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 via email blast, in your store and/or your website). We also encourage you to share the event from our Facebook page.
  11. All items should be HANDMADE/ORIGINAL goods ONLY. 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 7.00%
*This is a rain or shine event.

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