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Please Read The Following General Information Before Applying For An Event:

open applications

1 - All applications can be found on EVENTENY this year. You will need to create a free account and enter in payment information. There is no fee to apply for an event.

2- Booth Fee Deadlines are listed within each application.  Cards on file will automatically be charged approximately 60 days prior to each event date.  You still have the option to pay by check by a certain date that is also listed in the applications.

3- If your plans change and you no longer wish to participate in an event you apply for, it is your responsibility to contact us prior to the payment deadline to let me know.  Payments will automatically run on the payment deadline. There are no refunds / credits offered on payments.

4- We do not accept MLM / independent consultants for direct sales type companies.  If you have a question as to whether you fall in the category, please email us prior to applying for the event.

5- We do allow boutique clothing, antiques, repurposed, vintage items.  If you have a boutique where  your main focus is clothing, we ask that you do not bring other items that were not made by you (such as non-clothing items such as jewelry / candles / soaps)

6- Below, the events are listed by venue.  If you would prefer to see the full list monthly, visit THIS WEBPAGE.

vendor requirements


High Quality & Original Artists, Makers, Finders!  We DO NOT allow mlm representatives or direct sales Companies.  We DO allow antiques, vintage, and boutique clothing.


Have your NC Sales & Use Tax Account so you can collect and pay sales tax


Be current on any required permits, licenses, or labeling that is required by the county, state or FDA in order to sell your product.


Have an active website, etsy store, facebook page or instagram account.  We do a great deal of promotions but we love when vendors help promote the events!  Having an active social media account allows you to grow your following!


Be flexible in regards to using your own data to run credit card transactions when the venue does not have wifi.


Be a positive and engaging addition to Catbird Events. When you set up at a Catbird Event, you are a representative of your own unique brand and of Catbird Events.  It is expected that vendors are flexible with any requirements a venue has for us.

frequently asked questions
  • Where is Catbird Events located?
    We do not currently have a physical office or shop location. But we LOVE popping up at some of our favorite local businesses throughout the year. Make sure to follow us for all the latest updates: Facebook: Instagram:
  • Is there a fee to attend?
    For the most part all events are free & open to the public! In the event there is an event that has an entry fee or ticket price, we will make sure to advertise that in our promotions leading up to the event.
  • Are these events family friendly?
    Absolutely! We, along with the venues we work with feel very strongly our events should be family friendly. Often times we have fun kid related elements to add to their experience. You will always find some amazing makers selling the perfect sweet treat or special gift for our younger attendees!
  • Are your events dog friendly?
    Yes! Currently all events are dog friendly! We also have many pet related artists and makers ready to help find the perfect gift for your furry friend!
  • What can we expect to find at your events?
    First you will find a positive, community driven event! You will find talented local and regional artists & makers selling a full range of items such as soap / body products, fine arts, handmade jewlery, boutique clothing, tie dye, stained glass, plants, food items, home decor, pet items, antique / vintage items, and so much more! Since 2016, Catbird Events is proud to have worked with some of the most talented artists, creators, and finders in the area. Over the years, the Catbird Crew has become like a family! Each event we organize is unique to the business and venue. We typically have food trucks and live music. We try to incorporate event elements that children and adults will enjoy. We strive to make each event a place that ANYONE will enjoy attending! All while supporting local businesses and buying handmade! We hope to see you soon!
  • Are your events wheelchair accessible and is there handicap parking?
    Yes! Each venue is wheelchair accessible and has plenty of handicap parking. If you need any other accomodations, please reach out to us and let us know what we can do.
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