Published On: Wed, Jul 16th, 2014

102nd Annual Cherokee Indian Fair Vendor Information

The Cherokee Fairgrounds is taking names for the food vendor drawing until Friday, Aug. 15 at 4pm. Food vendors must be 18 years old to qualify for a space or booth. Submit your name and menu to Frieda Huskey friehusk@nc-cherokee.com or 554-6492 by the deadline above. No exceptions will be made.  The drawing will be held on Monday, Aug. 18 at 5pm. You must be present at the drawing and pay in cash for your booth on the spot if one is awarded.  A receipt will be issued at time of payment.

The fee for the food vendor spaces are the total amount for the five-day event. Booths must remain open during stated daily hours of the Fair. Preference will be given to EBCI tribal members for the food booths, and the prices for the spaces are as follows:

Food Vendor space outside of the booths 10’x20’ = $250 (10foot in front; 20 feet deep)

Booth without fryer = $300

Booth with fryer = $400

There is also a $125 cash deposit for cleaning and key. Vendor will receive deposit back when booth is inspected and cleared and key returned by Oct. 15 at 4pm. No partial deposit will be returned.

The Cherokee Fairgrounds is also taking names for arts and crafts vendor spaces at the 102nd Cherokee Indian Fair. There are a limited number of spaces. Arts & Crafts vendors must be 18 years old to qualify for a space. Submit your name and contact information to Frieda Huskey friehusk@nc-cherokee.com or 554-6492 by Friday, Aug. 15 at 4pm. You will be contacted by Friday, Aug. 22 as to whether you receive a space or not. Payment will be expected in cash by 4pm on Friday, Aug. 29 or your space will be forfeited to another vendor. No exceptions will be made. Spaces are 10’x10’ and will be located on the Exhibit Hall porch at the Cherokee Fairgrounds. The fee is $200 total for each space for the entire five-day event. Booths must remain open during stated daily hours of the Fair.

If food or craft spaces are available after the deadline, the remaining spaces will be on a first-come, first-served basis until they are gone.

– Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds

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