Folkmoot is seeking young entrepreneurs, age 17 and under, interested in an opportunity to share their handmade products at the upcoming Many Cultures Day, on Saturday, July 20, 2019. Many Cultures Day is a component of North Carolina’s International Folk Festival and designed with activities for youth and families. Young entrepreneurs can register for a vendor space by filling out an online application and paying a $5 application fee at

Many Cultures Day is held immediately after the Parade of Nations on the first weekend of the Folkmoot Festival and features live entertainment by youthful singers and dancers, folk dance lessons by international performers, an arts and crafts tent, food and beverage trucks and activities lead by local nonprofit organizations. This is the third year of Many Cultures Day and attendance is projected at 3,000 to 5,000 guests.

Young entrepreneurs must successfully submit their application by Friday, March 28, 2019, to be considered. A shared tent will be provided, but entrepreneurs must bring their own signage, table, chairs, and table covering. Please, no food or beverage products. Applications must be submitted with three (3) color images of items the applicant intends to sell.

Please contact Laura Shepherd or Elizabeth Burson at 828-452-2997 or for more information.

Marketplace Vendor Application Guidelines 2019

Vendor Online Application