2022 Vendor Registration

Please read the information below BEFORE starting your registration.


Registration Link


 Vendor Fees

  • Non-Profit – $100
  • For-Profit – $150
  • NC State departments/units/organizations – $0
  • Hillsborough Street Merchants – $0
  • Food – $400

Registration

  • Non-Food Vendors
    • Registration closes Friday, August 12, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. for all non-food vendors, pending space availability.
    • All payments are due within 30 days of registration confirmation or by Wednesday, August 19, 2022 by 5 p.m. EDT, whichever comes first.
  • Food Vendors and Food Trucks
    • Registration is closed for food vendors and food trucks. 
    • All payments for approved food vendors and food trucks are due within 30 days of registration confirmation or by Friday, August 5, 2022 at 5 p.m. EDT, whichever comes first.

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: $100 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: $15 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: All payments are due within 30 days of registration confirmation or by Wednesday, August 19, 2022 by 5 p.m. EDT, whichever comes first.
      • Food vendors: All payments are due within 30 days of registration confirmation or by Friday, August 5, 2022 at 5 p.m. EDT, whichever comes first.
    • 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 non-food vendors should remain at Packapalooza until at least 6 p.m. All food vendors should remain at Packapalooza until at least 9 p.m. Departing the event prior to these times, 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: All payments are due within 30 days of registration confirmation or by Friday, August 5, 2022 at 5 p.m. EDT, whichever comes first.

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