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  1. Barton College (new)

  2. Breen Law

  3. Casita Brewing Co.

  4. City of Wilson 

  5. Comfort Suites

  6. Edward Jones, Tyler Dean (new)

  7. Evolve at Heritage Apartments (new)

  8. Greenlight Community Broadband 

  9. Leonard Buildings 

  10. Liles Family Chiropractic

  11. Mangum’s Transportation Solutions

  12. Medlin, Buick, GMC, Mazda

  13. MyOthodonist (new)

  14. Rainbow, Langley & Company

  15. Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park & Museum 

  16. Wilson Community College 

  17. Wilson Medical Center 

  18. Wilson Times 

  19. Wilson Tobs Baseball Club 

Important Dates:


September 30

All sponsorship payments and commitment forms must be received to be included in printed festival materials – including posters, schedules, signage and t-shirts

October 1

Sponsors wanting to have a booth space at the festival must submit their completed booth form. 


All applications are considered on a first-come, first-served basis. In order to support vendors, we avoid duplication and only accept approximately two vendors of similar products.

Application deadline is October 1, 2021. Applications received after the deadline will have a $25 late fee. (the sooner the better - don't wait - we have sold out every year!)


Applications due by Friday, October 1, 2021

Mail application and payment to:

NC Whirligig Festival 
120 Goldsboro St., SW., Suite A 
Wilson, NC 27893

NC Business Registration requirement: According to NC General Statue, passed in August 2013, a "person engaged in business in NC and selling tangible personal property at specialty markets, flea markets, fairs, festivals, sporting events, entertainment events, and other events and functions must register with the North Carolina Department of Revenue and is required to collect and remit sales and use tax unless a specific exemption applies to the product sold." In order to obtain a Certificate of Registration, a person must complete Form NC-BR, Business Registration Application for Income Tax Withholding, Sales and Use Tax available online from the department’s website: NC Dept of Revenue

Therefore, the festival has added space on the Vendor application for the Business Registration/Tax ID #. If you do not have your number at the time of application, simply write in "pending". The number can be added at a later date. We do not want to delay your festival application!

Vendor Insurance In addition, the NC statues require all vendors selling to the public, be covered by an insurance policy. For many home crafters, this may be covered by your home-owner’s policy. While the festival has event insurance to cover major incidents, the policy does not cover any vendors, vendor items, vendor belongings, vendor merchandise or vendor personnel.