106th Cherokee Indian Fair food vendor information

by Jun 6, 2018General Announcements


The Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds is taking names for the food vendor drawing for the 106th Cherokee Indian Fair until Friday, June 22 at 4pm. Food vendors must be 18 years old to qualify for spaces or booths. Submit your food vendor application and menu to Lisa Frady, lisafrad@nc-cherokee.com, 359-6471 by the deadline above. No exceptions will be made.

The drawing will be held on Tuesday, June 26 at 5:30pm. You must be present at the drawing and pay in cash for your booth on the spot if one is awarded.  A receipt will be issued at the time of payment. The fee for the food vendor spaces are the total amount for the five-day event. Preference will be given to EBCI tribal members for the food booths.  There is an exception for spaces outside of the booths for first-come, first-serve basis. There is also a deposit of $125 for booth key return and booth clean-up.  Deposit will be returned upon key return and clean-up. The deposit is required with the payment on the day of the drawing. The prices for the spaces are as follows:

  • Food vendor space outside of the booths 10’ x 20’ = $250
  • Booth without fryer ($300 plus $125 deposit) = $425
  • Booth with fryer ($400 plus $125 deposit) = $525

– Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds