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Vendors & Sponsors

We would like to express our sincerest appreciation to all of our sponsors and vendors for their invaluable support and contributions to our event.
We appreciate your commitment to our cause and your willingness to work with us. Your partnership is essential to our continued success and we look forward to working with you in the future. Thank you again for your support.

Vendor Requirements & Pricing

The pricing breakdown for the event is listed below.  If you have multiple companies or brands you would like to include, you will pay the fee for each one. 




Please read the description on each Vendor Level before purchasing.

To secure your slot, fees must be paid by October 1st, 2024. All vendors must have a street Vendor Licenses. Which can be obtained by the city of Durham. If you wish to sell food a you will need a business license, food handler permits for every employee, and a seller's permit.  

There will be no refunds;
this includes partial payments.

Vendor fees cover the entire event.

Vendor Fees can be paid through the link below






FOOD AND DRINK SALES Must comply with the current Durham County Department of Public Health guidelines for food preparation and sales.

For Mobile Food Units, we will verify that each food vendor complies with the Durham County Health Department guidelines. Mobile Food Unit vendors must be inspected by the Durham County Health Department. Mobile food units should already have a valid Health Department permit. When utilizing a mobile food unit at the event.

For Temporary Food Establishments (TFEs), which includes cooking under a tent, will require an onsite inspection on the day of your event. Event coordinators will need to schedule an inspection with the Durham County Department of Public Health. View their food related fees. Please contact the Durham County Department of Public Health at 919-560-7800 or visit their website. All TFEs and food trucks must have a proper fire extinguisher on site if using cooking equipment.







Provide instant shade and shelter

Conveniently store in a bag with wheels

Sets up in minutes

Lighter and stronger than steel

For company events and street fairs

If any vendor needs to have a custom tent made, please reach out to:

General Rental Center

919 383 6186

3512 Wortham St, Durham, NC 27705, USA

Taste of the South Festival: Unforeseen Circumstances and No Refunds Policy

1. Introduction: The Taste of the South Festival is committed to providing a remarkable experience for all attendees. We understand that unforeseen circumstances may arise, but we also strive to maintain a fair and consistent policy regarding refunds. This policy outlines our approach to handling unforeseen circumstances and the associated refund process.

2. Unforeseen Circumstances: Unforeseen circumstances encompass events or situations that are beyond the control of the Taste of the South Festival organizers. These can include, but are not limited to, natural disasters, extreme weather conditions, acts of terrorism, government regulations, public health emergencies, or any other situation that poses a threat to the safety and feasibility of the event.

3. No Refunds Policy: In the event of unforeseen circumstances that lead to the cancellation, rescheduling, or substantial modification of the Taste of the South Festival, our policy is as follows:

  • No Refunds: The Taste of the South Festival operates under a no refunds policy for tickets, registrations, sponsorship fees, vendor fees, and any other purchases made for the event. This policy applies regardless of the nature of the unforeseen circumstances.

  • Communication: In the event of unforeseen circumstances that impact the festival, we will promptly communicate with all ticket holders through the contact information provided during the purchase process. Updates regarding cancellations, rescheduling, ticket transfer options, and other relevant information will be provided via email, official website, and our official social media channels.

4. Contact Information: For inquiries related to our Unforeseen Circumstances and No Refunds Policy or any other festival-related matters, please contact 

Please note that this policy is subject to change at the discretion of the Taste of the South Festival organizers. We appreciate your understanding and support as we strive to create a safe and enjoyable experience for all festival attendees.

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