The Green Valley Pecan Company is proud to present the 11th Annual Sahuarita Pecan Festival on Nov. 9, 2019 in Sahuarita, Arizona.
Being a Sponsor
Sponsorship of the Sahuarita Pecan Festival is the perfect way to reach the growing, prosperous market of young families and active adults in the Santa Cruz River Valley.
Your sponsorship will be part of our aggressive marketing campaign utilizing our media partners, KGUN9 and CW Tucson. 2019 marks a five-year relationship with KGUN9 and the CW Tucson as our full media partner. This partnership provided exceptional exposure throughout all Southern Arizona via a traditional spot schedule, a robust promotional schedule and feature stories about the festival during the seven-day forecast for the week preceding the event, live weather cut-ins the night before the festival.
Your sponsorship may include additional exposure which could include your business logo appear, as part of the spot promoting the Festival, throughout the duration of the television schedule.
The Sahuarita Pecan Festival is presented by Farmers Investment Co. / Green Valley Pecan Company, family-owned and operated by the Waldens since 1948. The first pecan trees were planted by FICO in 1965 and have since become an integral part of the local community. The Walden family—along with the many generations of employees—welcomes our community and partners to join the family fun this year.
In this package you will find last year’s program which contains more details about the festival. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.
By sponsoring the festival, your business will support the community while gaining exposure to a large audience of young families and active adults.
Since its creation, the festival has raised more than $114,000 and almost 6,000 pounds of food for local charities and volunteer groups, including: the Community Food Bank-Green Valley, Sahuarita 4-H Club, Soles4souls, Friends of Madera Canyon, The Green Valley-Sahuarita Optimist Club, Boy Scouts Troop 301, Arizona Rangers, Various groups of Walden Grove High School, Sahuarita High School Robotics Club, Sahuarita Unified School District, Sahuarita Educational Enrichment Foundation, and Valle Verde Rotary Club.
This year’s festival will pay special tribute to educators in our community. In addition to this, the Sahuarita Pecan Festival will continue to showcase local food, arts and crafts, entertainment, agricultural exhibits, and demonstrations. The Sahuarita Pecan Festival offers something for people of all ages. Festival high-lights include:
- Fun run/walk in the orchard the morning of the festival
- Live entertainment and local performances
- Farm displays and agriculture exhibits
- Kids area with bounce houses, rock climbing wall, petting zoo and pony rides,
- face painting, balloon twisters, and more.
- Wagon rides into the orchard for harvest demonstrations
- Pecan cracking and pecan pie contest
- Arabian horse demonstrations
- Tractor pull contests and displays
As a sponsor, each package is created to give your company access to thousands of people in a single day. Options are trademark areas, display banners, program advertising, scavenger hunt, DJ announcements, booth space and activity area space. If you are not interested in having a regular booth space and would like to create something unique, please contact us and we will be happy to work with you. Your company will receive complimentary parking passes and harvest demonstration passes for your employees and volunteers.
Ad placements for festival will be in KGUN 9, CW Tucson, Sahuarita Sun, and Green Valley News. There will also be additional earned media and social media exposure, and flyer and poster distribution to local businesses, schools and community events.
Ads and Logo specs
File type: PDF or JPG
Material Deadline: Sept. 14, 2019
Full page ad: 5.25”W x 8.25”H
1/2 page ad: 5.25”W x 4.125”H
1/4 page ad: 2.625”W x 4.125”H
Our family loves this festival! Family friendly, full of many great activities that are free of charge. We look forward to it every year!
CH – Attendee
Plenty of activities for the kids! They need more “artisan” booths and local talent.
Julian West- Attendee
We enjoyed ourselves and loved how organized it was. I was impressed they had pecan shells and wet the parking area. Also, it was great how organized the parking was. Lots of activities for the kids. However, it was long lines. We met some very nice people. It was a great day!
Dawn M. Rhodes- Attendee
This is the 10th year of the Sahuarita Pecan Festival, but the first time I have attended. It was so much fun and had a large variety of vendors. Definitely will attend next year!
Kathy Flores-Valle – Attendee
”Just a note to let you know how much we enjoyed the festival. This is the first time in all my years of attending events that I have ever run out of literature and business cards… looking forward to next year.”
Frank Merry – Empire Southwest/ Sponsor
With the gift to the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona in Green Valley and Amado to support the 2018 Festival, you brought us all one step closer to a healthy, hunger-free community and neighbors in need. Thank you for your incredible support. Our community is a better place to live because of you!
Michael McDonald – Chief Executive Officer/ Community Partner