Event Description

Please review all information including the links below before submitting an application.

To Register Click the Appropriate Link:

Got to Be NC Members – Food Vendors – Inside Davis Event Center
Got to Be NC Members – Non-Food Vendors – Inside Davis Event Center
Got to Be NC Members – Food Vendors (Food Trucks) – Outside Davis Event Center


The Got to Be NC Pavilion will be located inside the Davis Event Center and offers Got to Be NC member companies the opportunity to show, sample, and sell their products. The building is air conditioned with concrete floors. Booths are 10’x10’ with 3’ side curtains and 8’ back curtains. Only products grown/manufactured in North Carolina may be shown, sampled, and sold in this space. Booth spaces may not be shared.

All participants must be approved members of the Got to Be NC marketing program and be listed in the Got to Be NC Find Local Directory. To ensure that you are listed in the Find Local Directory, click here. Be advised that the Got to Be NC Pavilion is a juried event. Application does not guarantee acceptance. To ensure a variety of products, we reserve the right to limit the number of exhibitors from the same product category or if the product does not fit the criteria of the event. All fees are non-refundable.  Refunds will not be issued unless the event is cancelled by the NCDA&CS.


  • You will be required to upload a current Certificate of General Liability Insurance at the time of application.
  • Food Concessions must meet all requirements for Temporary Food Establishments set forth by Buncombe County Environmental Health. Inspection will be conducted by the Buncombe County Health Department and/or the NCDA Food and Drug Protection Division prior to any food preparation.
  • It is your responsibility to contact Buncombe County Health and Human Services (828.250.5016) to determine if you need a Temporary Food Event (TFE) Permit. Be advised the permit costs $75.
  • You may be required to have your own hand sink in your booth. Contact NDCDA Food & Drug Protection at (919) 733.7366 for more information.

Continue scrolling for additional information and to access the application at the bottom of the page under Company Information.

Event Details

Registration Deadline: June 21, 2024


September 6, 2024
September 15, 2024




Single Booth/Shift 1 - $200
Corner Booth/Shift 1 - $250
Double Booth/Shift 1 - $400
Corner with Adjoining Booth/Shift 1 - $450
Single Booth/Shift 2 - $200
Corner Booth/Shift 2 - $250
Double Booth/Shift 2 - $400
Corner with Adjoining Booth/Shift 2 - $450
Single Booth/Double Shift - $400
Corner Booth/Double Shift - $450
Double Booth/Double Shift - $800
Corner with Adjoining Booth/Double Shift - $850


WNC Ag Center, NC Mountain State Fair
1301 Fanning Bridge Road, Fletcher

WNC Ag Center, NC Mountain State Fair

1301 Fanning Bridge Road, Fletcher

Additional Information

Friday– Sunday9:00 am9:00 pm
Monday—Thursday3:00 pm9:00 pm
2nd Sunday9:00 am9:00 pm
Shift One:Friday-TuesdaySeptember 6, 2024September 10, 2024
Shift Two:Wednesday-SundaySeptember 11, 2024September 15, 2024
Double Shift:Friday-2nd SundaySeptember 6, 2024September 15, 2024


  • You will be required to upload a current Certificate of General Liability Insurance at the time of application.
  • Minimum requirements are $1,000,000 Combined Single Limit for each occurrence.
  • An insurance company licensed to do business in North Carolina must issue the certificate.
  • NCDA&CS and NC Mountain State Fair must be named as certificate holder and additional insured. 
  • The effective dates of the certificate must cover the set up and duration of the NC Mountain State Fair, September 4-15, 2024.
  • The certificate holder’s address must be listed as 1301 Fanning Bridge Road, Fletcher, NC 28732.
  • Click here for an example of the COI. Send the example to your insurance company and double check that your certificate has all the information that is in red font on the example before you submit it with your application.

All food vendors for the fair need to be cleared to sell through Buncombe County Health and Human Services or NCDA&CS – Food and Drug depending on the type of food being sold.

The links and bullet points below contain important information. By submitting an application you are confirming that you have read through each document and understand it is your responsibility to comply with inspections and permits.

  • Only approved products grown or manufactured in North Carolina may be sold in your booth.
  • Sampling of products is required, and exhibitors may not charge for samples.
  • Exhibitors must keep sufficient product/samples in inventory.
  • Booths must be open and staffed during the operating hours.
  • Any exhibitor that closes closes or leaves their booth early may be suspended from all Got to Be NC events for one year.
  • Booths must always be neat and clean. Exhibitors will be responsible for the disposal of trash before leaving the exhibit at the end of the night.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for securing their cash boxes, registers, etc.
  • Gratuity jars are prohibited.

If you have any questions or concerns (except for permits and inspections) please contact NCDA&CS Marketing Specialist, Michele Roberts at Michele.Roberts@ncagr.gov or Tamara Crain at Tamara.Crain@ncagr.gov.