Interested in Becoming a Vendor?

If you are interested in becoming a vendor for the Charleston Carifest event, you must accept, sign, and return the Vendor Contract to:

South Carolina Caribbean Culture and Heritage, Inc.
P.O. Box 32278
Charleston, South Carolina 29417-2278



City of Charleston Notice

Please note that any business selling prepared foods and beverages is required to collect the City of Charleston’s 2% hospitality tax from patrons purchasing the products and remit the tax to the City of Charleston Revenue Collections Division. Food Vendors, must adhere to the rules as set forth by DHEC (PDF).

Forms and ordinances for the Business License and Hospitality Tax may be found on the City of Charleston’s website under the “where can I find” drop down box. If you have any questions, you may call (843) 724-3711.

Please contact the state of SC for information pertaining to selling in SC


Please note this year we have to submit your registration to DHEC for approval. Food must be prepared in the Park or if you bring food already prepared it must be done in an approved kitchen.

Vendor Contract and Rules

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