Garden Jubilee Festival
Saturday, May 24 & Sunday, 25, 2014
9:00 am-5:00 pm (both days)
Historic Downtown Hendersonville
(Main Street from Sixth Avenue to Caswell Street)
Animals are Prohibited
Garden Jubilee is Historic Hendersonville’s premier lawn & garden show, and one of the largest gardening shows in the Western North Carolina. The Garden Jubilee is a spectacular two day festival, held on Saturday, May 24 & Sunday, May 25 of Memorial Day weekend. Gardening is one of America’s favorite pastimes and the Blue Ridge Mountains provide a healthy environment for growing a vast variety of flowers and plants. Bring wagon or cart to make transporting your plants easier.
The Garden Jubilee Festival showcases more than 200 vendors lining Main Street and the centerpiece of the Festival is the Lowe’s Expo, located at the Visitors Information Center, 201 South Main Street. Southern Living garden expert, Bill Slack and national lawn & garden representatives present a series of free lectures throughout the 2-day show.
Local and regional nurseries will be selling 1000’s of annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs and hard to find plants on every block of the festival. A great way to enhance the beauty of a garden is to add ornamentation. There will be handmade lawn furniture, jewelry, garden tools, yard art, planters, wind chimes, birdhouses, as well as soaps, and pottery. Garden related vendors will be located on Main Street in Historic Downtown Hendersonville from Sixth Avenue to Caswell Street and Main Street will be closed to traffic, with vendors lining both sides of the street. A variety of food vendors will be located in the food court, between Barnwell & Caswell Streets.
Please leave your pets comfortably at home, Hendersonville City ordinance prohibits animals in the event area.
Memorial Day weekend is the kick-off to the summer season; spend it in Historic Hendersonville, for lodging or area information visit historichendersonville.org. For information call the Henderson County Tourism Development Authority at (828) 693-9708 / 800-828-4244. Garden Jubilee is an event of the Henderson County Tourism Development Authority.
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If you are interested in being a vendor at the Garden Jubilee Festival you must meet the following criteria and meet the requirements of the Garden Jubilee committee.
There are 3 categories of vendors: Crafts, Nursery and Food.
Craft Vendors: Merchandise must be garden related handmade arts & crafts or lawn & garden accessories.
Nursery Vendors: Annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs, trees, shrubs, hard to find plants and garden related merchandise
Food Vendors: Must have current insurance and meet The Health Department's temporary food vendor regulations.
To inquire about participating in the Garden Jubilee, email, call or mail a description of all of your merchandise.
PLEASE NOTE: We do not send applications in response to each request. Applicants work must meet the festival requirements and quality of items. Acceptance is at the discretion of the festival committee.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Henderson County Tourism Development Authority
Attn: Special Event Office
201 South Main Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792
800-828-4244 or 828-693-9708