Welcome artisans and arts - crafts lovers 

***Call for Vendors****
for our

2014 Arts & Crafts Festivals

We're now accepting applications from
artisans and food vendors who wish to participate in our 2014 Spring and Autumn Festivals!

Our 2013 Festivals were both sell-outs with record attendance. We continue to enhance and expand  these events and we expect 2014 to be our most successful year yet.

Download and use the 2014 Vendor Application form and Conditions statement via the links provided on the right- hand side of this page...   

Below are links to webpages which identify artists & crafters, food vendors and entertainers who participated in our 2013 Autumn Festival... many (most) of whom will return in 2014

Artisan's Gallery

Food Court Vendors

Entertainment Schedule

For a printable map of the festival booths, click here

To eMail us for information, click below

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!

Click the icons above to find places to stay, great dining and outdoor adventures.

2014 Festival Dates


Spring 2014
May 24-26, 2014

Autumn 2014
October 18-19, 2014

Info for Artists and Vendors

2014 Conditions

2014 Vendor Application
Contact Us Online

Mail / call

Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach
  at 828.625.4683

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