Saturday, October 10th, 2020 | 9am – 4pm
Main Street | Folkston, GA 31537

Every year Charlton County parties “swamp-style” at the annual Okefenokee Festival. Held on the second Saturday in October, the festival features a parade, arts and crafts, food vendors, kid’s entertainment and rides, and even live entertainment.

Festival Hours: Saturday October 10th, 2020 from 9:00AM – 4:00PM. All vendor booths are required to remain until 4:30PM on Saturday evening.

Set up time: vendors may set-up on late Friday evening AFTER 7:00 PM (Do Not Arrive Before 7:00PM). Vendors set-up begins on Saturday morning at 5:30AM – 8:30AM. All vehicles must be clear of festival area by designated hours. All vendors are required to remain until 4:30PM. Due to heavy pedestrian traffic, no vehicles of any kind will be allowed in the festival area during festival hours.

Booth Space: You may reserve more than one space. When submitting your application, please note the number of spaces needed on your vendor application to ensure that you are accommodated. If your booth will not fit in the space that you have reserved, you must purchase additional spaces and you will be required to move to a different location to accommodate your booth size.

Booth Amenities: Vendors are provided a booth spaces only. Tables, canopies, etc are the responsibility of the vendor. If you require electricity or water, you MUST note that on your application or you WILL NOT be accommodated, no exceptions.

Cancellation: NO REFUNDS GIVEN DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES.

Sales Tax: Vendors are responsible for the collection and payment of all sales tax, as applicable. For more information, contact the Sales and Use Tax Division at (912) 389-4094.

Clean-up: Each vendor is responsible for cleaning up their booth space prior to leaving the festival. Food vendors make sure there is no grease, wood or charcoal left behind.

Electricity: Power users must bring a 200 ft. heavy duty, outdoor extension cord to handle your own current load. All extension cords must meet fire code specifications. Vendors must ensure extension cords are taped down or secured and do not create a tripping hazard.

Water: Water hoses must be taped down or secured and do not create a tripping hazard.

  1. All booth spaces will be designated on street surface only. Vendors are responsible for their own tables, tents, signage, water hoses, extension cords (heavy-duty) etc. booth sizes are 15 ft wide and 10 feet deep.
  2. R.V. campers or any overnight camping is not allowed in the vendor area. For RV park information, the chamber will have a list of RV parks.
  3. You exhibit at your own risk. All vendors must sign a Liability Waiver on application before setting up booth.
  4. Vendors must be in place by specified time. No soliciting or peddling outside the booth is permitted. No “hawking” or shouting from booth.
  5. No loud music is allowed unless otherwise permitted by the festival organizers, in advance.
  6. Prohibited from festival: alcoholic beverages, fire arms, any & all weapons.
  7. Menu items must be approved in advance and no additions will be made without prior written approval. The committee will review and limit items to keep down some of the competition & help reduce duplication in vendors.
  8. You are required to clean your area before leaving. Vendors cooking with oil must use floor coverings, sand or other absorbent materials. Do not pour oil or grease into storm drains; you will be fined.
  9. Any vendor not complying with the above listed regulations will be asked to vacate the festival and no refund will be given. The festival organizer reserves the right to make any changes or additions.
  10. For the safety of the pets, no pets are allowed. Please leave all pets at home.

The Okefenokee Festival

Saturday, October 10th, 2020
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Car Show Registration – 8:00 am
Car Show – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Main Street
Folkston, GA 31537

Contact Us!

Complete the form below to send a message to the Okefenokee Chamber and Development Authority.

 

Saturday, October 10th, 2020 | 9am – 4pm
Main Street | Folkston, GA 31537

Every year Charlton County parties “swamp-style” at the annual Okefenokee Festival. Held on the second Saturday in October, the festival features a parade, arts and crafts, food vendors, kid’s entertainment and rides, and even live entertainment.

Vendor Application

Festival Hours: Saturday October 10th, 2020 from 9:00AM – 4:00PM. All vendor booths are required to remain until 4:30PM on Saturday evening.

Set up time: vendors may set-up on late Friday evening AFTER 7:00 PM (Do Not Arrive Before 7:00PM). Vendors set-up begins on Saturday morning at 5:30AM – 8:30AM. All vehicles must be clear of festival area by designated hours. All vendors are required to remain until 4:30PM. Due to heavy pedestrian traffic, no vehicles of any kind will be allowed in the festival area during festival hours.

Booth Space: You may reserve more than one space. When submitting your application, please note the number of spaces needed on your vendor application to ensure that you are accommodated. If your booth will not fit in the space that you have reserved, you must purchase additional spaces and you will be required to move to a different location to accommodate your booth size.

Booth Amenities: Vendors are provided a booth spaces only. Tables, canopies, etc are the responsibility of the vendor. If you require electricity or water, you MUST note that on your application or you WILL NOT be accommodated, no exceptions.

Cancellation: NO REFUNDS GIVEN DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES.

Sales Tax: Vendors are responsible for the collection and payment of all sales tax, as applicable. For more information, contact the Sales and Use Tax Division at (912) 389-4094.

Clean-up: Each vendor is responsible for cleaning up their booth space prior to leaving the festival. Food vendors make sure there is no grease, wood or charcoal left behind.

Electricity: Power users must bring a 200 ft. heavy duty, outdoor extension cord to handle your own current load. All extension cords must meet fire code specifications. Vendors must ensure extension cords are taped down or secured and do not create a tripping hazard.

Water: Water hoses must be taped down or secured and do not create a tripping hazard.

  1. All booth spaces will be designated on street surface only. Vendors are responsible for their own tables, tents, signage, water hoses, extension cords (heavy-duty) etc. booth sizes are 15 ft wide and 10 feet deep.
  2. R.V. campers or any overnight camping is not allowed in the vendor area. For RV park information, the chamber will have a list of RV parks.
  3. You exhibit at your own risk. All vendors must sign a Liability Waiver on application before setting up booth.
  4. Vendors must be in place by specified time. No soliciting or peddling outside the booth is permitted. No “hawking” or shouting from booth.
  5. No loud music is allowed unless otherwise permitted by the festival organizers, in advance.
  6. Prohibited from festival: alcoholic beverages, fire arms, any & all weapons.
  7. Menu items must be approved in advance and no additions will be made without prior written approval. The committee will review and limit items to keep down some of the competition & help reduce duplication in vendors.
  8. You are required to clean your area before leaving. Vendors cooking with oil must use floor coverings, sand or other absorbent materials. Do not pour oil or grease into storm drains; you will be fined.
  9. Any vendor not complying with the above listed regulations will be asked to vacate the festival and no refund will be given. The festival organizer reserves the right to make any changes or additions.
  10. For the safety of the pets, no pets are allowed. Please leave all pets at home.

The Okefenokee Festival

Saturday, October 10th, 2020
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Car Show Registration – 8:00 am
Car Show – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Main Street
Folkston, GA 31537

Contact Us!

Complete the form below to send a message to the Okefenokee Chamber and Development Authority.