Fall for Greenville is a dynamic three-day festival highlighting 40 of Greenville's most incredible dining options. The festival is a unique opportunity for restaurants to showcase their menu to the over 150,000 people attending from the Upstate and beyond. Fall for Greenville is a food-centered event and applications are not available for artists, craft or merchandise vendors.
Food Vendor Applications
Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2015 event.
Vendor Dates and Hours
Food vendors must be staffed and open to the public during the full duration of the three-day event. There are no exceptions to this rule. Festival hours are as follows:
Friday, October 9 - 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 10 - 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 11 - 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
There is no rain date for Fall for Greenville, and there are no refunds due to inclement weather.
Menu and Vendor Selection
Fall for Greenville requires that all participating food vendors have a professional presentation. The look of a restaurant's booth and unique menu is important to the event committee and is a major factor in the selection process. Additionally, the committee will review the perceived value of menu items.
The intent of Fall for Greenville is to provide patrons a "taste of Greenville." In creating a menu, vendors are encouraged to limit portion sizes accordingly.
The currency of Fall for Greenville is Taste Tickets, used to purchase food, beverages and activities and rides in the Nationwide Insurance Kids' Area. Festival taste tickets are available for purchase online beginning September 1 through October 1. They are are available for purchase at Michelin on Main, 550 S Main Street, beginning Sept. 21, 2015, through 3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. Patrons who pre-purchase $50 worth of tickets will receive one free sheet of tickets. No refunds will be given for pre-ticket sales. Tickets will also be available for purchase on-site throughout the festival weekend. Tickets are sold in sheets of eight at $5 per sheet.