2022 Vendor Registration

Vendor registration for 2022 is now closed.


Approved Vendor 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