Opportunities for Vendors, Food Trucks & Breweries

Zebulon Parks and Recreation is excited to offer opportunities for local vendors, food trucks, and breweries to participate in our 2024 Special Events.  Please see the Vendor, Food Truck, or Brewery Opportunities tabs below for more information.  

Questions & Additional Information:

Hope Mitchell
(919) 823-1867
hmitchell@townofzebulon.org

 If you are hoping to operate a food truck in the Town of Zebulon, unrelated to a Parks and Recreation event, please reach out to the Planning Department at 919-823-1810.

Vendor Opportunities

Participation Options : Vendors can apply for a Single Event Pass or as a Full Season Event Vendor.  Please note spaces are available until filled or per registration deadline, as noted per event.  See the below chart for more information.
Single Event Pass

Vendors can choose to apply for single event dates. Vendors will be required to apply for each event in which they would like to participate. Please review the chart below for information related to each specific special event. 

 

Event Name
Description/Information
Date, Time & Location
Link to Application
Spring Concert #1Spend the evening listening to live music,
enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and wine vendors, supporting local craft
vendors, and socializing with your
neighbors on the front lawn of Town Hall.

Date: Friday, April 12
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: Zebulon Municipal Complex

Registration Deadline: March 29th
Click Here to Apply
Spring FestSpend the evening strolling Arendell
Avenue visiting downtown businesses,
participating in art activities, enjoying live
performances, and celebrating with
community members.

Date: Saturday, April 27
Event Time: 4 PM - 8 PM
Location: Downtown Zebulon

Registration Deadline: April 5th
Click Here to Apply
Spring Concert #2Spend the evening listening to live music,
enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and wine vendors, supporting local craft
vendors, and socializing with your
neighbors on the front lawn of Town Hall

Date: Friday, May 10
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: Zebulon Municipal Complex

Registration Deadline: April 26th
Click Here to Apply
Juneteenth Celebration KickoffSpend the evening listening to live music,
enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and wine vendors, supporting local craft
vendors, and socializing with your
neighbors on the front lawn of Town Hall

Date: Friday, June 14
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: Zebulon Municipal Complex

Registration Deadline: May 31st
Click Here to Apply
Juneteenth CelebrationThe Zebulon Juneteenth Celebration will recognize the significance of Juneteenth, recognize the history and accomplishments of black community members, and celebrate the culture. Join us for a day of family fun, connecting with community, and learning.

Date: Saturday, June 15
Event Time: 11 AM - 3 PM
Location: Zebulon Municipal Complex

Registration Deadline: May 31st
Click Here to Apply
Rock the Block #1Spend the evening listening to live music,
enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and wine vendors, supporting local craft vendors, and socializing with your neighbors Downtown Zebulon on West Horton Street.

Date: Friday, August 9
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: West Horton Street

Registration Deadline: July 26th
Click Here to Apply
Rock the Block #2Spend the evening listening to live music,
enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and wine vendors, supporting local craft vendors, and socializing with your neighbors Downtown Zebulon on West Horton Street

Date: Friday, September 13
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: West Horton Street

Registration Deadline: August 30th 
Click Here to Apply
Rock the Block #3Spend the evening listening to live music,
enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and wine vendors, supporting local craft vendors, and socializing with your neighbors Downtown Zebulon on West Horton Street.

Date: Friday, October 11
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: West Horton Street

Registration Deadline: September 27th 
Click Here to Apply
Candy Cane Lane Spend the evening strolling Arendell Avenue visiting downtown businesses, participating in Christmas activities, enjoying live performances, and celebrating with community members

Date: Saturday, November 23
Event Time: 4 PM - 8 PM
Location: Downtown Zebulon

Registration Deadline: November 1st
Click Here to Apply
Full Season Pass

Vendors have the option to apply for a Full Season Vendor Pass. Vendors should only apply for the Full Season Vendor Pass if they plan to participate in all events. Zebulon Parks and Recreation guarantees participation for five of the seven events. In the event, that Zebulon Parks and Recreation has to cancel more than two events, vendors will be provided with a prorated reimbursement. The Full Season Pass will allow vendors to participate in all events listed below:

FULL SEASON VENDOR REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 29th 

• Spring Concert Series – April 12 & May 10

• Spring Fest – April 27

• Rock the Block Downtown Concert Series – August 9, September 13, October 11

• Candy Cane Lane – November 23

 Click Here to complete the Full Season Vendor Application
2024 Season Fees and Payment Options

 

Vendor Option
Cost
Single Event Vendor Pass

$10 Per Event

Full Season Event Vendor Pass$60 for all 7 Special Events
Commercial Vendor Single Event Pass

$25 Per Event

Commercial Vendor Full Season Event Pass$170 for all 7 Special Events

 * Businesses that are located within the Downtown Special Events Boundaries will be able to participate in events hosted Downtown at no cost. Businesses must complete the applicable process and paperwork. 

 

Additional Resources & Information: 

2024 Special Event Vendor Guidelines

Downtown Special Events Boundary Map

Food Vendor Opportunities

Food Truck Vendors should complete the interest form and select which dates they are able to participate in. Submission of an interest form does not guarantee participation. Please see the Food Truck Guidelines below for more detailed information. ZPRD Staff will be in contact with more information regarding the status of your interest from. Spaces are limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis with preference given to local businesses. Only vendors who submit the required paperwork/documentation will be considered. 

If you are hoping to operate a food truck in the Town of Zebulon unrelated to a Parks and Recreation event please reach out to the Planning Department at 919-823-1810.

 

Event Name
Description
Date, Time & Location
Link to Interest Form
Spring Concert #1Spend the evening listening to live music,
enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and wine vendors, supporting local craft vendors, and socializing with your neighbors on the front lawn of Town Hall.
Date: Friday, April 12
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: Zebulon Municipal Complex

 

Click Here for Interest Form
Spring FestSpend the evening strolling Arendell
Avenue visiting downtown businesses,
participating in art activities, enjoying live
performances, and celebrating with
community members.
Date: Saturday, April 27
Event Time: 4 PM - 8 PM
Location: Downtown Zebulon
Click Here for Interest Form
Spring Concert #2Spend the evening listening to live music,
enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and wine vendors, supporting local craft vendors, and socializing with your neighbors on the front lawn of Town Hall.

Date: Friday, May 10
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: Zebulon Municipal Complex

Click Here for Interest Form
Juneteenth Celebration KickoffSpend the evening listening to live music,
enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and wine vendors, supporting local craft
vendors, and socializing with your
neighbors on the front lawn of Town Hall

Date: Friday, June 14
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: Zebulon Municipal Complex

 Click Here for Interest Form
Juneteenth CelebrationThe Zebulon Juneteenth Celebration will recognize the significance of Juneteenth, recognize the history and accomplishments of black community members, and celebrate the culture. Join us for a day of family fun, connecting with community, and learning.

Date: Saturday, June 15
Event Time: 11 AM - 3 PM
Location: Zebulon Municipal Complex

Click Here for Interest Form
Rock the Block #1Spend the evening listening to live music,
enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and wine vendors, supporting local craft vendors, and socializing with your neighbors Downtown Zebulon on West Horton Street.
Date: Friday, August 9
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: West Horton Street
Click Here for Interest Form
Rock the Block #2Spend the evening listening to live music,
enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and wine vendors, supporting local craft vendors, and socializing with your neighbors Downtown Zebulon on West Horton Street.
Date: Friday, September 13
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: West Horton Street
Click Here for Interest Form
Rock the Block #3Spend the evening listening to live music,
enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and wine vendors, supporting local craft vendors, and socializing with your neighbors Downtown Zebulon on West Horton Street.
Date: Friday, October 11
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: West Horton Street
Click Here for Interest Form
Candy Cane Lane Spend the evening strolling Arendell Avenue visiting downtown businesses, participating in Christmas activities, enjoying live performances, and celebrating with community members.Date: Saturday, November 23
Event Time: 4 PM - 8 PM
Location: Downtown Zebulon
Click Here for Interest Form

Brewery Opportunties

Breweries should complete the interest form and select which dates they are able to participate in. Submission of an interest form does not guarantee participation. Please see the interest form for more detailed information. ZPRD Staff will be in contact with more information regarding the status of your interest from. Spaces are limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis with preference given to local businesses. Only vendors who submit the required paperwork/documentation will be considered. 

 

Event Name
Description/Information
Date, Time & Location
 Link to Interest Form
Spring Concert #1Spend the evening listening to live music, enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and wine vendors, supporting local craft vendors, and socializing with your neighbors on the front lawn of Town Hall. Make sure to bring your lawn chairs or picnic blankets. Band will begin playing at 6:30 PM.Date: Friday, April 12
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: Zebulon Municipal Complex
Click Here for Interest Form
Spring FestSpend the evening strolling Arendell
Avenue visiting downtown businesses,
participating in art activities, enjoying live
performances, and celebrating with
community members.
Date: Saturday, April 27
Event Time: 4 PM - 8 PM
Location: Downtown Zebulon
Click Here for Interest Form
Spring Concert #2Spend the evening listening to live music, enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and wine vendors, supporting local craft vendors, and socializing with your neighbors on the front lawn of Town Hall. Make sure to bring your lawn chairs or picnic blankets. Band will begin playing at 6:30 PM.Date: Friday, May 10
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: Zebulon Municipal Complex
Click Here for Interest Form
Juneteenth Celebration KickoffSpend the evening listening to live music, enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and wine vendors, supporting local craft vendors, and socializing with your neighbors on the front lawn of Town Hall. Make sure to bring your lawn chairs or picnic blankets. Band will begin playing at 6:30 PM.Date: Friday, June 14
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: Zebulon Municipal Complex
Click Here for Interest Form
Rock the Block #1Spend the evening listening to live music,
enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and
wine vendors, supporting local craft vendors,
and socializing with your neighbors Downtown
Zebulon on West Horton Street.
Date: Friday, August 9
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: West Horton Street
Click Here for Interest Form
Rock the Block #2Spend the evening listening to live music,
enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and
wine vendors, supporting local craft vendors,
and socializing with your neighbors Downtown
Zebulon on West Horton Street.
Date: Friday, September 13
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: West Horton Street
Click Here for Interest Form
Rock the Block #3Spend the evening listening to live music,
enjoying tasty food trucks, visiting beer and
wine vendors, supporting local craft vendors,
and socializing with your neighbors Downtown
Zebulon on West Horton Street.
Date: Friday, October 11
Event Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: West Horton Street
Click Here for Interest Form
Candy Cane LaneSpend the evening strolling Arendell Avenue
visiting downtown businesses, participating in
Christmas activities, enjoying live performances, and celebrating with community members.
Date: Saturday, November 23
Event Time: 4 PM - 8 PM
Location: Downtown Zebulon
Click Here for Interest Form

 

Information
919-823-0432
Amy Hayden
Recreation Manager
919-823-1868
Nick Rummage
Parks Manager/Athletic Coordinator
919-823-0432
Hope Mitchell
Special Events Program Coordinator
919-823-1867
Sheila Long
Parks & Recreation Director
919-823-0432