Accepted Vendors


The World Famous Blue Crab Festival is no longer accepting vendor applications as all spaces have been filled. We appreciate the overwhelming support from our vendor community. We understand that there may be a few cancellations. If you are still interested in participating, please contact the Little River Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center on Friday, May 6, 2022, to check availability. This will be the only opportunity to inquire, and we cannot guarantee that spaces will indeed be available. Please hold all inquiries until May 6th so that we can accommodate you to the best of our ability. You can reach the chamber at 843.249.6604.

You are encouraged to subscribe to our vendor emails to receive applications for future events as soon as they are published.

Credit Cards are accepted for Sponsorship & Vendor Payments; A $10.00 fee will apply for payment processing.

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  • There is no set deadline for applications as batches of vendors are regularly accepted/denied. As such, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
  • To request a specific location or other need, please list it under “Special Requests” on your vendor application.
  • Read through rules attached to the vendor application, as most of your questions are answered there. Accepted vendors should also read through your vendor packet thoroughly.
  • Some vendors may not need a retail license, however all vendors are required to file and pay sales tax in the state of SC. Learn more at DOR.SC.GOV.
    • If you are a non-profit, see if you are exempt from sales tax and the retail license requirements here.
    • For more information, you may contact Cory Johnson with the SC Department of Revenue directly at 843-492-2020.
  • The World Famous Blue Crab Festival is the sole purveyor of “World Famous Blue Crab Festival” official merchandise. The sale of items using the term World Famous Blue Crab Festival is prohibited.
  • For questions and additional information, please contact the Little River Chamber of Commerce at 843-249-6604 or at
  • Subscribe to emails with vendor information about the World Famous Blue Crab Festival and Little River ShrimpFest here.