Food Vendor Spaces Application

Due to limited number of food vendor spaces available, please email with your

  •  Contact Name
  •  Vendor Name
  •  Menu with prices
  •  Pictures of food vendor unit

Once reviewed, you will be contacted. 



Thank you for your interest in Grifton Shad Festival.

Note to Food Vendors. Don’t forget to contact Pitt County Health Department to complete their forms and comply with their regulations. Best to contact the Pitt County Health Department by April 7, 2023.

If you have any questions or issues please call Tyra Sparrow @ 252.531.9085. Please leave a message and your call will be returned after 5:30


For Other Vendor Spaces Application

Grifton Shad Festival thanks you for your interest in being a vendor at the festival’s 51st anniversary! We look forward to having you as a vendor.

To apply to be a vendor, please click on the "Application Form For Vendors" button below to fill out the application form.
The deadline for application and fee is prior to April 8, 2023 (Fee entries vary for Craft, Market Place, and Food Vendors, please check your application for the correct fee for your category).

For more market vendor information contact Jean Sugg @ 252.939.6198 or

Food Vendors

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Carolina Tea & Soda Company

Come Get Some

Cool Breezes, LLC

Cruising Cuisine

Dutchess Sweet Shopps

Fryday Kids

Holliday Concessions

Kenz Blenz Feat, Little Jimmy’s Italian Ice

Kingdom Truth NC

Lickety Splitz

Little Red Grill

Lottah Queso Food Truck

Papa’s Funnel Cakes

Same Power Ministries & Catering

Shad Festival

Southern Fried Cuisine

Sparkys Snowballs

Sunset Slush of Kinston

Treion Fields

Uncle Dave’s Kettle Korn

Wings Round Town

Craft-Market Vendors

A Bushel & A Peck Homestead

AJX Creations

Ashley Wahlkamp

Blessing Others

C&G Leather

Cam Virtual Services

Carekode Naturals

Carroll Botanicals

Chic Happens

Christin Hardee

Crafty Creations

Crown Boutique

Darren’s Airbrush

Dezmund LLC

Dutch;ess Sweet Shoppe

Farmville Flower Basket

Girl Scouts

Green Tree Farm Market

H20 Promo

Happy Valley Bee Farm

Ignite Church

J&W Gifts & Things

Jackie Holland

Jim’s Wood Works

Joanna Horse

JP’s Creative Cinyl

Karen DeJong Kozel


Lightning Bud Designs

Look in the Mirrow Creative Face Painting

Lulas Boutique

Mendez Mexican Plata Jewelry

My Aunts Jewelry

Mystic Vibes

Natureschild Crafts

NC Reentry Innovators for Success

Nector of the Vine

Passanante’s Home Food Services

Piney Grove MBC

R.A.W. Plastic

Raven’s Leather & FX Wepons & Face Paint

Real Time Pain Relief

Rusted Roots


Sew Blessed Designs

TAG Jewelry


United Health Care