Vendor and Sponsor Registration


Vendor Fees

Base Registration: $0 • Additional fees apply for extra rentals, such as tables and tents.

Base Registration: $0 • Additional fees apply for extra rentals, such as tables and tents.

Base Non-Profit Registration: $80 • Base For-Profit Registration: $130

Base Registration: $350 • Additional fees apply for extra rentals, such as tables and tents.


Registration

  • Non-Food Vendors
    • Registration closes August 16 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. for all non-food vendors
    • All payments are due August 19 by 5 p.m. EDT.
  • Food Vendors and Food Trucks
    • Registration is now closed. There are no more spaces for food vendors.
    • All payments are due by August 2 at 5 p.m. EDT.
  • Sponsors
    • Registration for sponsors is ongoing until the week prior to Packapalooza. Contact us via email for questions, comments, or concerns about becoming a sponsor.
    • Visit the sponsorship information document to see all the details about what sponsorship options are available.

Tents, Tables, and Other Extras

  • Additional Space
    • Rental Price: Double registration fee
    • Availability: First-come, first-serve
    • Note: Additional space is not guaranteed for all vendors. The Packapalooza will contact vendors who request space if accommodations cannot be made.
  • Tents
    • Rental Price: $90 per tent
    • Availability: First-come, first-serve
    • Note: All tents, rented or self-provided, will be inspected by the City of Raleigh Fire Marshal.
  • Additional Tables (Registration Fee Includes One Table)
    • Rental Price: $10 per extra table
    • Availability: First-come, first-serve while available
  • Electricity Access
    • Rental Price: $0
    • Availability: Very limited; first-come, first-serve while available
    • Note: All vendors must request electricity via their registration form.

Vendor Requirements and Expectations

  • Fee Payment
    • All vendors will be emailed with an invoice if fees apply to their application. All invoices include payment instructions via credit card, check, or money order made payable to NC State University. No cash is accepted for Packapalooza fees.
    • Payment Due Date:
      • Non-food vendors: August 19 at 5 p.m. EDT
      • Food vendors: August 2 at 5 p.m. EDT
    • All NC State campus affiliates must utilize the IDT system to make payments.
  • Event Day Set Up
    • Vendors must arrive at Packapalooza by 12:30 p.m. No vehicles will be permitted on the street after 12:30 p.m.
    • All vendors must be set up for Packapalooza by 1:30 p.m.
    • Event start time is 2 p.m.
    • All vendors should remain at Packapalooza until at least 7 p.m. Departing the event prior to 7 p.m. may result in improper vendor attendance recorded.
  • Vendor Space Assignment
    • Vendors will be assigned to their specific space the week prior to Packapalooza. Limited information about placement will be available until then.
  • Packapalooza Maps and Directions
    • Vendors are advised to download the Packapalooza App. The app will contain the most up-to-date information regarding the event, including maps and more.
  • Tent and Table Placement
    • All tents and tables must stay within vendors’ dedicated spaces.
    • Hillsborough Street merchants must not allow their event-day set up to impede on the sidewalk in front of their establishments.
  • NC State Trademark Use
    • All use, sale, or promotion of items related to or including NC State trademarks, names, logos, mascots, or other related graphics must be in compliance with NC State trademark policy. See more on trademark policy here.
    • Staff members from NC State University will be monitoring trademark compliance at Packapalooza.

Food Vendors and Food Trucks

  • Fee Payment
    • All vendors will be emailed with an invoice if fees apply to their application. All invoices include payment instructions via credit card, check, or money order made payable to NC State University. No cash is accepted for Packapalooza fees.
    • Payment Due Date: August 2, 2019 by 5 p.m.

Questions, comments, and concerns can be sent to our team at packapalooza@ncsu.edu