Vendor Applications for the 2024 North Carolina Pickle Festival will open on or near January 1, 2024.

Application deadline: March 15, 2024. No applications will be accepted after April 1.

Vendor categories and pricing (per 10 x 15 space)

Arts & Crafts: $55

Commercial: $230

Food: $290

Home-Based Consultants: $125

Information: $95

Non-Profit: $55

Electricity, per each 120 volt/20 amp circuit: $50

Late fee after March 15: $75


Permits & Other Requirements


Town of Mount Olive Fire Permit

ALL vendors must complete and submit a Town of Mount Olive Fire Permit and a $15 fee as directed. For reference, download the permit here.


Certificate of Insurance

ALL vendors must have a certificate of insurance for general liability.

For certain vendors and attractions (food  vendors, ride operators, face painters, animal attractions, etc.) the North Carolina Pickle Festival must be listed as an added insured.

For reference, you'll find a sample certificate with the North Carolina Pickle Festival as an added insured here.

Arts & crafts, home-based consultants, information and non-profit vendors (except those serving hot/cold prep food) are eligible to purchase User Liability Insurance through the North Carolina Pickle Festival for $125. (Note that this price could change once vendor applications are posted in early January 2024.) Consult your vendor application for complete details.


Wayne County Health Department

Food vendors MUST also contact the Wayne County Environmental Health Department for Temporary Food Permit Applications (TFPA). Contact Scott Lewis at 919.731.1174 or by email at [email protected].


Sales Tax

The N.C. Department of Revenue now requires all vendors (commercial and non-profit) to have a Certificate of Registration number.

To apply, go to: