Exhibitors & Demonstrators
Application Deadline for 2023, April 1st
Fill yours out today!
This festival is one of the area’s finest outdoor Mother’s Day shopping experiences -- crafters from different areas feature the finest in mountain handicrafts.
Crafters will display their goods, such as hand-made quilts and clothing, furniture, pottery, metal sculptures, dried flower arrangements, hand-crafted jewelry, children's toys, leather goods, stained glass, musical instruments, baskets, handmade dolls, and more. A talented collection of fiber arts specialists in weaving, drop spinning, braiding, and loom work will also be on hand making and selling their masterpieces.
Want to be a part of this amazing event?
Please print one of the applications below, complete and mail the appropriate form below if you are interested in registering as a crafter or as a corporate vendor at the Appalachian Festival.
Reserve your spot!
Please download the 2023 application
The 52nd Appalachian Festival
Mother’s Day Weekend 2023!
May 13th & 14th!
The Appalachian Community Development Association, a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote the educational, cultural, and social well-being of the Appalachian population of Greater Cincinnati, has sponsored the Appalachian Festival since 1974. The Appalachian Festival began in 1970 as a project of The Junior League of Cincinnati, and all profits go towards our grant program. The Purpose of the Appalachian Festival is to:
• Foster among Appalachian migrants in the Greater Cincinnati Area, a sense of pride in their heritage.
• Educate the public about Appalachian Culture.
• Provide a marketplace for traditional hand-made Appalachian Crafts.
• Celebrate traditional Appalachian Music, Dance, Stories, Cooking, and other cultural treasures.
Friday, May 12, 2023,
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Be sure to arrange to be there no earlier than 9:00 am on Friday, and we will be open to check-in until 5:00 pm.
Check-in is by the East Gate at Coney's Birthday Room - right at the bend in the drive and right across from Moonlight Pavillion.