2023 VENDOR APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN.
The SC Pecan Music and Food Festival is the perfect place to pick up treasures and delicious treats from over 250 vendors—you can even get that holiday shopping started early. Over 50,000 local Florentines and visitors from across the Southeast head to Downtown Florence on the first Saturday in November each year to GO NUTS at the SC Pecan Music and Food Festival.
Become a Vendor
Vendors may submit applications each year beginning on February 1. The deadline for all vendor types is August 31. Late fees are in effect as of September 1. Vendor space runs out quickly, and vendors are encouraged to get applications in early. Please use the vendor map to locate spaces. Some spaces are available for specific vendor types only.
All vendors are required to obtain a SC Retail License, which must be displayed on-site. Vendor application fees cover a single-day retail license with the City of Florence.
Applications are accepted via mail or email. Please send completed applications and required documents to: SC Pecan Music and Food Festival, 324 W. Evans Street, Florence, SC 29501 or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vendor fees and required deposit(s) must be paid before an application is considered complete and spaces are reserved. Please note that submission of an application and payment of fees and the vendor compliance deposit does not guarantee your space at the festival. All checks should be made out to SC Pecan Festival.
For questions about becoming a vendor at the SC Pecan Music and Food Festival, please call 843-773-0011, email email@example.com, or use the form at the bottom of this page.
Refund & Cancellation Policy
NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN DUE TO YOUR INABILITY TO ATTEND THE FESTIVAL FOR ANY REASON.. If your cancelation takes place prior to October 1, you may transfer your vendor fee to the following year. No transfers will take place after October 1. No refunds will be issued due to any disruption or interruption of the festival as a result of weather or any cause beyond the control of the Pecan Festival Committee.
Arts & Crafts Vendor Information
Vendors who handmake all items for sale at their booth should fill out the arts and crafts vendor application. Arts and crafts vendor spaces are 12’ X 12’ and applicants can apply for multiple spaces.
Arts and Crafts Vendor Application
Food Vendor Information
Vendors who wish to cook on site or serve pre-prepared foods should fill out the food vendor application. Food vendors are limited to reserving a single (1) booth space. Space information can be found in the food vendor application. Food vendors are required to serve and clearly display on their menu at least one item containing pecans.
Fats, Oils, and Greases Policy
Florence Fire Department Regulations - Food Trucks
Florence Fire Department Regulations - Cooking Under Tents
SC DHEC Food Service Requirements
Retail Vendor Information
Vendors who re-sell or do NOT handmake items for sale in their booth should fill out the retail vendor form. Vendors who provide services not related to arts and crafts should also fill out the retail vendor form. Retail vendor spaces are 12’X12’ and applicants can apply for multiple spaces.
Non-profit Booth Information
Non-profit booths are for those qualifying non-profits who do not wish to sell items during the festival. Qualifying non-profit space is extremely limited and applications are accepted through August 31. Non-profits are notified whether they have received a space beginning September 1.
Non-profit booths are not allowed to sell items nor fundraise at their spaces. For those activities, non-profits should purchase a retail or arts & crafts vendor space. These spaces are are provided one 10'X10' tent and one table.