SAHUARITA, Ariz. – Green Valley Pecan Company will begin accepting vendor applications from the general public for the 11th Annual Sahuarita Pecan Festival on June 1, 2019. The Sahuarita Pecan Festival, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, is held on the grounds of Green Valley Pecan Company in Sahuarita, Ariz. and draws approximately 20,000 visitors every year. The Festival is a family-focused, community oriented one-day event; this year the Festival will pay special tribute to teachers and other local educators. The Festival features food vendors, shopping with local artisans, Arabian horse demonstrations, horse-drawn hay wagon rides, entertainment, tractor pulling competitions, the Pecan Store, and much more. For more information on how to become a vendor, please visit www.SahuaritaPecanFestival.com.
The Sahuarita Pecan Festival also features artisans for the marketplace, and community organizations. The Sahuarita Pecan Festival is seeking vendors that will enhance the atmosphere of the Festival. This event highlights regional and local businesses, particularly those with locally grown foods or products of the Santa Cruz River Valley. Those interested in being a vendor must fill out an application, which is subject to approval by a committee. The deadline for vendor registration is Oct. 1, 2019; however, spaces are limited and will fill up quickly.
“The Sahuarita Pecan Festival is a day for our neighbors to come together and celebrate our community, our region’s history, and special for this year, our educators! Vendors at the Festival will help highlight the best our community has to offer—unique, handmade items that make great holiday gifts, as well as delicious food from local businesses. We have a limited number of spots for vendors, so those interested should submit an application soon!” said Paula Beemer, Sahuarita Pecan Festival Coordinator.
The Sahuarita Pecan Festival was first held in 2009 and averages approximately 20,000 attendees each year. Over the past 10 years, the Festival has raised more than $114,000 for the community. For more details, please visit the official Festival website at www.SahuaritaPecanFestival.com. Additional information can also be found on Facebook (@SahuaritaPecanFestival) and Twitter (@PecanFestival).