The North Carolina Mountain State Fair will follow the guidelines that are in place in September as dictated by the Governor of North Carolina as well as the Department of Health and Human Services for the safety of everyone.
Lessee agrees to open and operate stand or booth during the operating hours of the Fair listed below.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Fri - Sun 9am - 10:00pm 11:00 pm for outside vendors
Mon -Thur 3pm - 10:00pm 11:00 pm for outside vendors
2nd Sunday 9am - 9:00pm
*Outside Vendor Spaces must remain open until 11:00pm.
*2nd Sunday, Buildings, Exhibits and Rides close at 9:00pm
EXHIBIT SPACE INFORMATION
Booth spaces are 10’x10’ with 3’ side curtains and 8’ back curtain. Jewelry & Novelty rate:$6.50 per square foot. Exhibit and food rate $6.00 per square foot. Corner space fee is an additional $50. Electricity is not included. Prices subject to change.
Space rate is $60.00 per front foot for food booths, $65.00 per front foot for Novelty and Jewelry. A minimum of 10 front feet must be purchased with additional footage sold in 5 foot increments. Depth of 20’ is included in the space. Corner spaces are $75.00 additional. Electricity is additional.
Outside space for items such as mobile homes, lawn mowers and autos may or may not have front footage. This space is subject to availability and Fair Management approval.
Food Concessions must meet all requirements for Temporary Food Establishments set forth by Buncombe County Environmental Health. Inspection will be conducted by the Buncombe County Health Department and/or the NCDA Food and Drug Protection Division prior to any food preparation.
All tents are to be anchored and secured. Tents that are 12' and under must use weights in paved areas, no stakes may be driven into the pavement. When stakes are placed in the pavement, the vendor is responsible for repairing the hole before leaving the grounds.
FARM MACHINERY BULK RATES
Outside space is subject to availability and Fair Management approval. Farm Machinery is defined as equipment designed for “on farm” use. Call to inquire about rate and availability.
LIABILITY INSURANCE /PRODUCT LIABILITY
All approved Food Concessions are required to provide a Certificate of Insurance that includes Product Liability. All other Vendors and Exhibitors must provide General Liability Insurance with a minimum coverage of $1,000,000.00. Product Liability is required when a product is consumed or touches the skin. The Certificate must name the North Carolina Mountain State Fair as Additional Insured and be received prior to July 15th.
A Certificate of Liability Insurance must be provided before a golf cart or gator type vehicle may be allowed on the grounds. A Golf Cart permit will be issued with a fee of $50.00.
Rate is per connection
20 amp: $100.00
30/50 amp: $150.00
All others subject to availability.
Tent camping is not permitted. However, a limited number of RV parking spaces are available for vendors with a contract. Utilities are included in the rate of $300.00 for 12 nights; September 9-20,2020.
SUPPLY VEHICLE ELECTRIC
There is a charge for Supply Vehicles or stock trucks that use electricity and/or water. The charge for electricity is $100 per 20amp connection, $150 per 30/50 amp connection. Water connection for supply vehicles is an additional $60.00. Water is included at concession sites for no charge.
MOVE IN & SET UP - INSIDE BOOTHS
Wednesday, Sept. 9th: 8:30am - 6:30 pm INSIDE BOOTHS
Thursday, Sept.10th: 8:30am - 6:30 pm INSIDE BOOTHSOUTSIDE VENDORS AND CONCESSIONAIRES
may begin moving in on Monday, September 7, 2020. Additional fees apply for electrical connection prior to Wednesday, Sept., 9, 2020
Requests to set up prior to Sept. 9th are subject to Management Approval.
Two books of 10 (20) one-day passes will be issued for each 10’x10’ booth space.
Two books of 10 passes will be issued for the first 20 front feet of outside space. For each additional 10 feet of outside space one additional book of passes may be requested. Additional Books may be purchased for $50.00 each in the Exhibits and Concessions Office. Partial books are not sold.
Fair Management reserves the right to change a space location as deemed necessary at any time. All rates are subject to change.