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Guidelines for Exhibitors

and Non-Profits

Please note that exhibitor day is Saturday, June 1, 2019 only.


The NC Trail Days festival is a celebration of trails, outdoor human powered activities

and sports, the environment and our beautiful region.


Please consider joining us if you are:

An outdoor retailer or manufacturer

A non-profit hiking, cycling, climbing, paddling, mountain biking, trail running or similar club or group

A land conservancy

An environmental advocacy organization

A trails advocacy group

or a similar organization.


(We are not a craft festival and do not accept applications for crafts or other products that do not fit the theme.

Please consider the Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival in Elkin instead.)



  Cut off for applications will be April 31, 2019. Please send in your application for approval early to ensure your space.

Your application will be reviewed and you will receive a follow-up email

confirming your participation and prompting you to pay the booth fee within 2-3 days. 


Booth Details and Fees:


10x10 booth space on Main Street Elkin in the heart of the festival:


Before December 1, 2018: $100 fee

Dec 1 - March 1, 2019: $200 fee

$300 booth fee after March 1, 2019

Non-profit booths - No charge


Exhibitors who provide an approved clinic, workshop or educational event will receive a FREE booth space.



We try to make it easy to exhibit at NC Trail Days, but there are a few rules:


  • All exhibitors must provide their own displays, tents, tables and chairs. Sand bags should accompany all tents for stability in case of high winds. If an activity is provided all necessary equipment is the responsibility of the exhibitor.

  • All exhibitors must participate during the entire festival vending hours on Saturday 10am-5pm

  • No electricity will be available to exhibitors


Festival Exhibitor Date and Hours:


Saturday, June 1, 2019 only


Set up time: 7:30-9am;

Festival Hours: 10am-5pm

Break down: 5-6pm


Set up must be complete by 9am on Saturday, June 1 and breakdown complete by 6pm (no break down until 5pm)


The festival will go on rain or shine…no refunds on booth space.

Exhibitor sign-up is closed for 2019. Please plan to be with us next year!