2024 Highland County Maple Festival Vendor Application and Rules of Participation
March 9 – 10 and 16 – 17, 2024 • Highland County, Virginia
Sponsored by the Highland County Chamber of Commerce
** ROUND 1 VENDOR APPLICATIONS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN END OF DAY ON OCTOBER 31, 2023 **
The annual Highland County Maple Festival is held throughout Highland County during the second and third weekends in March. Since 1959, visitors have been drawn to Highland County for a cultural and culinary adventure! Each year, 20,000 – 30,000 visitors are drawn to this unspoiled, rural region of Virginia to celebrate the “opening” of the trees and observe the process of producing maple syrup. Over 100 high-quality juried arts, crafts, and food vendors are an integral part of the festival alongside sugar camp tours, pancake meals, and entertainment. This time-honored tradition has won audience-voted awards such as Best Festival of the Shenandoah Valley region in Virginia Living’s 2023 and 2022 Best of Virginia magazine, Best Unique Festival in the Best of the Blue Ridge 2023 Reader’s Choice Awards from Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine, and Best Family Entertainment in the in the 2021 Best of the Valley from Harrisonburg’s Daily News-Record. We’re glad to have you apply to be a part of the experience!
Vendors are jury-reviewed for uniqueness, quality, and diversity of merchandise. Vendors are set up at seven unique locations with interior and exterior options in Highland County during the following times:
In 2024, the Highland County Chamber of Commerce will be following the recommended CDC and VDH guidelines regarding COVID-19 current at the time of the festival.
To apply for the 2024 Highland County Maple Festival:
Members of the Highland County Chamber of Commerce with a physical location in Highland County receive a $50 discount on their application in the form a refund if accepted. Please contact the Chamber if you are interested in joining.
We hope everyone has a safe, enjoyable, and profitable festival!
Highland County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 223
Monterey, VA 24465
(540) 468-2550 • firstname.lastname@example.org • www.highlandcounty.org
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