Food Vendor Space Application

Thank you for your interest in being a Shad Festival Food Vendor! For more information please call Tyra Sparrow 252-531-9085, Tommy Sugg 252-560-7828 or email us at The Grifton Shad Festival will be April 18th, 19th & 20th. *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 6, 2024.

For Other Vendor Spaces Application

Grifton Shad Festival thanks you for your interest in being a vendor at the festival’s 52nd 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 6, 2024 (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 Stephanie Bullock@, Tyra Sparrow @ 252-531-9085 or, or Jean Sugg @ 252.939.6198 or

Five Star Grill


Party in a Pita

Mamaws Crab Cakes

The Funnel Cake Shack

The Tiki Grill

J&Ds Snack Shack

JM Chang Asian Food

Anitas Authentic Mexican Street Food LLC

Taylor Made Soul Food

Papa’s Funnel Cakes

Fryday Nite Fish

Frankie Baby’s Snow Cones & Ice Cream

Southern Fried Cuisine

Sparkys Snowballs

Sunset Slush of Kinston

BB’s Tropical Treats

Pellitier Masonic Lodge #388

Blessings Others Community Outreach

Kona Ice of the Crystal Coast

Mama T’s & Lemonades

The Lemonader LLC

Williams Catering and Grill

Fairytales Concessions

Royal Slush frozen deserts

M & L Concessions

Craft-Market Vendors

Just A Swingin’ Crafts

HarvestBeam Inc

HarvestBeam Inc


Bob’s Windplanes, Ships, & Novelties

Peadens Lazer Creations


Jen’s Creations

Unique Fashions

Mark Robinson for NC

Gideons International

TAG Jewelry

Boujee And Sophisticated Boutique LLC

Delightfully Crafted Creations

United Health Care


Joey’s Name Art

C & G Leather and More



Kim’s Custom Creations “Just Bead It”

The Painting Pixies

Joy Filled Foods


The Spice Trade Outpost

Capelli Salon

Mick Charmed Permanent Jewelry

Three C’s Boutique &Creations

Wood Butcher

Farmville Flower Basket & Gifts


Whimsical Creations by Sue

Ziiart Studios

Native American Designs

Brigham Wood Crafts

Happy Valley Bee Farm