Vendors Information

Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
We hope you will join us for the 23rd Annual Nanticoke Riverfest for a family-oriented fun filled day. If you are a new vendor to the event or an "ole timer” who’s been with us through the years, we look forward to seeing you!!

To participate, please fill out the enclosed application and return with the vendor fee, as soon as possible. WE WILL NOT accept application after Monday, June 5th. Space is available as first come/first serve. We will be notified by email or mail with location information about one week prior to Riverfest.

Make checks payable to City of Seaford. Mail application and check to:
City of Seaford
Attn: Nanticoke Riverfest Vendors
PO Box 1100
Seaford, DE 19973
Vendor Rules
This is a one day event July 8th from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.

  • The event is rain or shine – NO REFUNDS
  • Vendors may start setting up at 6:30 am & must have their booths ready to go by 8:30 am.
  • All booths must be manned throughout the event.
  • All participants must stay set up until 9:00 pm.
  • Vendors must provide their own tables, chairs, tents, and canopies, as needed.
  • All vendors, crafters, advertisers, politicians, and exhibitors are limited to their vendor space. Walking around to pass out water, brochures, coupons, etc. is not permitted. Diamond sponsors ($1,000 and above) may apply for a solicitation pass. Anyone else handing out goods outside of their vendor space will be asked to leave.
  • Riverfest will provide hand washing stations & portable toilets.
  • Police will monitor the area, but Riverfest is not responsible for items left overnight.
  • Any Vendor requesting to use City supplied electric must complete an electrical form application and will be required to pay a separate fee of $50.00. In addition, if your equipment requires a special receptacle, you will be billed for the cost of the equipment. The City’s Electric Dept. will determine if we can supply you electric.
    • Please contact the vendor chairpersons for an electrical form.
  • Food vendors may not dump used cooking oils/grease in City streets, into City storm drains or City trash containers. Take your used oils/grease with you.
  • No pets, bikes, skateboards or unauthorized motor vehicles allowed.
  • Vendors, crafters, advertisers, and exhibitors are may not bring or display or sell any offensive or potentially harmful items to our event. You will be asked to leave if any offensive or potentially harmful items are found at your booth. The Riverfest Committee reserves the right to determine what items are offensive or potentially harmful to the attendees, and workers at the event.
Special requests by vendors are handled on a first come, first serve basis. If you require a large space, water, or electricity, or if you would like to request a particular location, please be sure to submit your registration form as soon as possible.

Please feel free to contact Wendy Pinkine or Shannon Elliott with questions. We can be reached by phone at (302) 629-9173, or by email at; or

We look forward to seeing you in July!
Wendy Pinkine and Shannon Elliott
The Riverfest Committee reserves the right to deny a vendor application.

This program is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. For additional information on arts activities in Delaware, visit the Delaware Division of the Arts homepage,