Agribusiness, nonprofit vendors sought for Apple Harvest Festival

Greater Haywood County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting applications for nonprofits and agribusinesses for the 24th annual Haywood County Apple Harvest Festival, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 20 on Main Street in 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.

Nonprofit 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 is available.

The deadline for applications is Sept. 21. Booth space assignments for the festival will be announced after Oct. 5.

Greater Haywood County Chamber of Commerce, Haywood County Extension Service, and Haywood County Apple Growers present the Haywood County Apple Harvest Festival.

Applications are available at www.HaywoodAppleFest.com or 828.456.3021.

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