Welcome artisans and art - craft lovers 

Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach
Proudly presents
The 2017 Lake Lure Arts & Crafts Festivals
Spring: May  27-29, 2017
Vendor Booth Spaces Sold Out
Autumn: October 21-22, 2017
Booth Spaces Sold Out

80+ Artisans
12 Food & Refreshment Vendors
Continuous Entertainment
Gorgeous Mountain Setting on Lake Lure

Over 1,500 visitors per day...

The Autumn Festival opens every morning at 10am and closes at 6pm on Saturday... 4pm on Sunday

Come and enjoy shopping for wonderful, art and hand-made crafts... great music, dancing and food.

Photos used by the permission  of www.lakelure.com

                            Some of the Artisans Who Have Participated at Past Festivals


                          Carole Lang                                       Diane Holland                                                  Lloyd Bailey

Our Arts and Crafts Festivals have been a Lake Lure North Carolina tradition since the 1980's. Held twice a year in May (Spring) and October (Autumn) our festivals accept only artisans who sell their own hand-made creations at the festivals.

Plan Your Festival Trip!

2018 Vendor Application:

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Contact Us Online


Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach
  at 828.625.4683

2018  Festival Dates

May 26-28, 2018

October 20-21, 2018

Thanks To Our Partners!