Non-Profit & Agribusinesses Sought for Haywood County Apple Harvest Festival
The Greater Haywood County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting applications for Non-Profits and Agribusinesses for the 24th annual Haywood County Apple Harvest Festival, scheduled for Saturday, October 20th , 2011 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Historic Main Street Downtown Waynesville.
The annual festival, which celebrates the harvest season in Haywood County, features handmade arts and crafts, apples and apple products for sale. In addition, the festival also includes food vendors of all types, educational and information booths, authentic mountain music and dance groups and a children’s fun area.
New to the 2012 festival is the introduction of a Non-Profit and Agribusiness vendor section located on the lawn of the Historic Haywood County Courthouse. Non-profit, 501 C (3) businesses with an annual operation budget of $200,000 or less and Agribusinesses are encouraged to apply. Vendors will receive a 10x12 booth space at a reduced rate of $100. Limited space available.
Attendance at the Apple Harvest Festival is estimated at 35,000. The deadline for applications is September 21st. Booth space assignments for the festival will be announced after October 5th. Applications are available from the Chamber of Commerce by visiting HaywoodAppleFest.com or by calling 828-456-3021.
The Haywood County Apple Harvest Festival is presented by the Greater Haywood County Chamber of Commerce, the Haywood County Extension Service, and the Haywood County Apple Growers.