Join more than 100 vendors on Saturday, September 23 from 9am to 4 pm for the 10th Annual Union County Heritage Festival. This event, held at the Union County Agricultural and Events Center in Monroe, is a celebration of the heritage of Union County, and provides an entertaining, interactive, educational day of fun, focused on the natural environment and the local community. This marks the tenth year of the event hosted by the Union County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association.
The Union County Heritage Festival is seeking vendors and exhibitors in the following categories: arts and crafts, natural products, garden, farm and agricultural, cultural and community, nature and science, health and fitness, and recycling and conservation. Indoor and outdoor booth spaces are available. Vendor booth fees are $50 for outdoor spaces, and $75 for indoor booths. Non-profit booth fees are $0 outdoors, and $50 for indoor booths. Arts and crafts vendors willing to demonstrate their craftwork and provide attendees with information and inspiration will receive a $25 discount off of the booth fee. After August 1st all fees increase by $25. Applications are available here.
The day begins at 8 a.m. with the Wild Turkey 5K Trail Run and Walk, with sign up options for the On-site 5K or Run Anywhere 5K. Proceeds benefit the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue.
The Heritage Festival features vendors, exhibitors, food trucks, live entertainment, kids creative and educational activities, heritage exhibits and displays, raffle prizes, free garden talks, and more.