Dear Vendors/Traders:


The 45th Annual Guilford Native American Association Pow Wow is quickly approaching and the Board of Directors and Pow Wow Committee would like to extend to you a special invitation to participate as a food vendor or arts & crafts trader for this event.


Event Date: Friday through Sunday, September 16th-18th, 2022

Location: Greensboro Country Park located at 3802 Jaycee Park Drive, Greensboro, North Carolina 27455 (enter from Pisgah Church Road). 


Gates Open: Friday at 5:00 pm, on Saturday at 10:00 am, and on Sunday at 11:00 am. 


Set up: Thursday, September 15th at 8:00 am and will last throughout the day. 

               Friday, September 16th will be from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm. 

               *Set up will not be allowed during Pow Wow times. 


Fees: Vendor fees are non-refundable.

Arts & craft vendors: $275.00

Food vendors $375.00 (this includes $75.00 for Guilford County Health Inspection Fee) per booth.



Application and Registration fee must be submitted no later than Friday, August 19, 2022.

Payment type accepted:  Cash, money order, or card.

*No personal checks at the gate.  No exceptions. Set up will not be allowed if fees have not been paid by set up day.


We are expecting large crowds this year as we celebrate our 45th Annual Pow Wow and very much look forward to having you be a part of it.  Thank you.


Sincerely,

Jennifer Revels Baxter                             

Pow Wow Committee Chair  

 

VENDOR GUIDELINES

The Guilford County Health Department and Fire Department require that all food vendors and traders be in compliance with State regulations.  It is important that these requirements are met!  If you have any questions please contact me, DeVane Burnette, Sr. at (336) 708-2958 or Rick Oxendine at (336) 482-6065.  We will be happy to work with you to ensure that your booth is in compliance with all State regulations.


Proof of Native American Heritage is required for approval of your application. 

A copy of your State or Federal Tribal Enrollment Card or Birth Certificate must accompany your application (if you have participated in previous Pow Wows as a food vendor or arts & crafts trader your Proof of Native American Heritage is already on file).


*Cards from Native American Associations, groups, or clubs are not acceptable as proof of Native American heritage.


*To preserve our Native American heritage the American Indian Arts & Crafts Act must be observed; therefore, NO rubber tomahawks, bow & arrows, roach clips, whips, headdresses or any other items not made by Native Americans are allowed; also, no items that would be considered Country Crafts.



Food Vendors must contact the Guilford County Health Department at (336) 451-6769 with a list of your menu items.  All foods sold to the public must be USDA Approved. 


  • Each booth must contain a Fire Extinguisher (2ABC). 

If you do not have one, GNAA will provide one for you at no cost.Please let us know in advance if you need one.


  • There can be no open flames under tents (including grills).


  • No gas cooking unless flame is completely covered on sides and top.


  • Propane gas grills are allowed if propane tanks are outside of the tent.


  • Electric cooking element must be UL approved.


  • Tables and chairs are not provided, so please bring your own.


  • No Camping


  • Electric hookups are limited. PLEASE PROVIDE YOUR OWN GENERATOR if needed. 


  • Each vendor/Trader is required to leave his or her space clean and free of all trash and debris.  There are trashcans on site for your convenience.


  • All vendors/traders are requested to stay for the entire event. 

 

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

GNAA is looking for volunteers to help with the 2021 Pow Wow. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the Great work we do at Guilford Native American Association.

SPONSOR APPLICATION

Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Become a sponsor and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support.

VENDOR/TRADER APPLICATION

We are looking for food vendors and merchandise traders for the 2021 Pow Wow.

ADVERTISEMENT APPLICATION

Advertise your business in our 2021 Pow Wow book.