Mayfest

Join us for an altogether crafty festival full of fun! Browse handmade arts and crafts by hundreds of vendors, located all around our vibrant downtown. Enjoy tasty local eats and explore our unique specialty shops. Stop by the Amp for family-friendly entertainment throughout the day. Mayfest is Carrollton’s most popular festival – come find out why!

Saturday, May 4, 2024
Downtown Carrollton, Georgia
9am-3pm EST

Entertainment at the Amp: TBA

Vendor Guidelines

All applications will be reviewed and must meet event criteria to participate. We reserve the right to deny or limit vendors at our discretion. If you have any questions, reach out to us at downtown@carrollton-ga.gov.

If approved, you will receive notice of approval via email. A payment link will be emailed to all accepted vendors. Please do not call asking if you have been accepted. All accepted vendors will be notified via the email address listed on application. Please be sure you have access to the email address listed on your application at all times. Your application could be discarded if we cannot contact you via email.

PAYMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED DURING APPLICATION PROCESS. An email will be sent to accepted vendors with payment information. Payment deadline is Friday, April 5, 2024.

Mayfest Vendor Fees:
$100 single-space (10’x10’) 
$175 double-space (10’x20’)
+$50 on the square (limited spaces available)
$250 food truck/trailer (20’x30’ truck or trailer max)

Accepted vendors will be sent a link to pay online. Checks may be made payable to City of Carrollton and sent to Attn: Downtown Carrollton, PO Box 1949 Carrollton, GA 30112. Do not send cash.

Important Dates:
April 5 – Vendor approval notification deadline
April 5 – Payment deadline for approved vendors *No late payments will be accepted*
April 26 – Vendor booth location notification
May 4 – Mayfest

Vendor Rules and Criteria:

    1. There are three application categories: Arts and Craft, Non-Profit and Food Vendor.
      • Arts and Craft vendors: Must have handmade or handcrafted items. A limited number of vendors per category will be accepted. No generators are allowed.
      • Food truck/trailer vendors: Must be housed in a food truck or trailer and are subject to city permit requirements. Submit a copy of your business license and ServSafe certification with application. Must supply own water and generator.
      • Non-Profits: A very limited number of non-profit organizations will be accepted. Non-profits will only be located on Amp Alley and must have a kid’s giveaway, activity or craft. Proof of non-profit status from IRS must be provided with application.
    2. Gourmet food (canned goods, bakery items, spices, etc.) applicants should complete an Arts and Crafts application. Must have a current Cottage Food or Department of Agriculture License and must post a copy of their license in their booth. 
    3. Items not permitted: promo items, cosmetics (makeup, lip gloss, etc.), CBD products, t-shirts, screen printed/vinyl applied apparel/items, metal tumblers.
    4. No trailers may be left in or around booth space.
    5. Vendors must provide their own tent, tables and chairs.
    6. New: White or black tents are strongly preferred and may be required at future events.
    7. Electricity is not provided.
    8. Applicants may request a booth location but final placement is at our discretion. There are no saved, reserved or held locations year-over-year.

Important Note!

We are aware of potential issues with this year's form. If you do not receive a confirmation email, then we have not received your application. Please continue to apply until you get a confirmation email. Sorry for the inconvenience.

This is the mobile number we can reach you at on event day. Please do not use an office number.
Final location placement is at the organizer's discretion. No locations are held, reserved or saved year-over-year.
Provide a link to your website or Facebook page. If you have no online information, type NONE.
Drop your files here or click here to upload You can upload up to 5 files.
Please upload 3-5 images that represent items offered at your booth. One should be an image of your booth or typical display. All photos become property of the City of Carrollton.
Select the category that BEST fits your booth's description. Remember, only handmade items are permitted.
No double booths are available for non-profits.
Drop your document here or click here to upload
Please submit proof of non-profit status from IRS.
Note:
  • Vendors must be housed in a truck or trailer
  • All food vendors are required to bring their own generators and water.
  • Must submit a copy of business license and Servsafe certification with application.
    Business website or Facebook page URL.
    Drop your file here or click here to upload You can upload up to 5 files.
    All food vendors are required to have a Servsafe certification and business license. Please provide a copy of a current health inspection with your home county.

    I have read and fully understand all the terms and conditions of this application and I understand that this application creates a binding contract between myself and any entity through which I shall conduct business at the Mayfest Festival (collectively, jointly and severally, the “Exhibitor”) and the City of Carrollton. The Exhibitor hereby agrees to abide by all of the terms of this contract, as set forth herein, and by all additional rules and policies imposed by the festival upon its participation in the festival, should this application be accepted. The Exhibitor hereby agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the festival, its personnel, the City of Carrollton (the “City”) all organizations and persons sponsoring, managing, or in any other way participating in the Mayfest Festival, from any loss, expense, liability, claim, penalty or lawsuit in any way arising.