Grifton Shad Festival thanks you for your interest in being a vendor at the festival’s 50th anniversary! We look forward to having you as a vendor as we celebrate our Golden Anniversary!

To apply to be a vendor, please click on the "Become a vendor" button below to fill out the application form.
The deadline for application and fee is prior to April 15, 2022 (Fee entries vary for Craft, Market Place, and Food Vendors, please check your application for the correct fee for your category).

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 1, 2022.

For more vendor information contact Tommy Sugg @ 252.560.7828 or

Food Vendors


Detrail Long

East Coast Wings

Four Corners Grille

HD Pettipher Masonic Lodge 388

JM Chang

New Covenant Church

Papa’s Funnel Cakes

Pops & Pucker LLC

Same Power Ministries & Catering

Snow Much Fun

Southern Fried Cuisine


Sunset Slush of Kinston

Taqueria Mi Lupita

The Chill Shak

Craft-Market Vendors

All American Gutter Protection

Bob’s Windplanes, Ships & Novelties

By Justine LLC

Cheri La Mode


Decision Designs

Dina’s Girls Jewelry

Farmville Flower Basket/Simple & Sassy

Flip Flop Bottle Caps

GC VENOM youth basketball team

Gideons International

Granny’s Corner

Halltec HVAC

Health Markets

Joey’s Name Art

LeafFilter North of North Carolina

Lisa Tripp-Nelson

Paparazzi Jewelry

Sassy Fashions


State Farm Insurance

TAG Jewelry

Usborne Books