One of the Oldest and Most Shadtastic Festivals in all of NC!

Annual Grifton Shad Festival

Apps, Forms & Info

The Grifton Shad Festival would like to invite you to participate in our annual Shad Festival on April 18-23, 2017 with most events on April 20 -22. 2017. This year we are celebrating our 46th year!

We are planning a fun filled festival. Some of the planned agenda items includes live entertainment all day Saturday, a street dance on Friday and Saturday night, craft show, parade, Helicopter rides, rides, Kayak/Canoe race, our 3rd Annual 5K Mud Run, and of course fish plates. We have several new events this year and we are excited to share this event with you.

If you or your organization are interested in being a vendor at this event, please download, fill out and return the application form. The deadline for application and fee is April 1, 2017 (Fee entries vary for Craft, Market Place, and Food Vendors, please check your application for the correct fee for your category).  For more vendor information contact TommySugg @ 252.560.7828 or Tommy Sugg@yahoo.com. For food vendor info contact Jimmy Maynard @ 252.413.7976  or jimmymaynard@embarqmail.com and for crafts contact Lucretia Waters @ 252.526.8001 or lucretiawaters@aol.com