Oktoberfest Arts and Crafts Applications Being Accepted
Hickory's Oktoberfest 2012 is now accepting applications for arts and crafts vendors. Celebrating its 27th year, this annual festival will be held Oct. 12-14, in downtown Hickory.
Hickory's Oktoberfest is a three-day outdoor festival held annually on the second weekend in October. It features five stages of non-stop live entertainment ranging from traditional polka to rock 'n' roll, two beer gardens, amusement rides and carnival games, a juried arts and crafts show, along with food and commercial vendors.
Oktoberfest hosts more than 100 vendors, including food from around the world, commercial vendors and nonprofit organizations.
Oktoberfest's Arts and Crafts show is a juried event, with prizes given for the top three artisans. Booth spaces are 10 by 10 and limited to one craftsperson per booth.
Early registration (postmarked by Aug. 1) is $100. Regular registration will be accepted until Sept. 1, and is $150. Late registration, if space is still available (postmarked after Oct. 1) is $250.
Electricity is available for an additional $25.
Applications are available on line at www.hickory oktoberfest.com.
Applications for commercial and nonprofit organizations are also available online at www.hickory oktoberfest.com.
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