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Third Weekend in October

Every October this event begins with a free Friday evening campfire to roast marshmallows, and storytelling. Hot dogs, hot cocoa and soft drinks for sale.

The Festival gets underway Saturday at 11 am and closes at 5 pm. Saturday admission is just $3/adult and free for kids K-12 and younger; parking is free.

Enjoy music and dancing on the outdoor stage. Local artists offer their handmade crafts and foods for sale, and demonstrations of corn-grinding, blacksmithing and butter churning add to the excitement.

The Country Fair features competitions and exhibits of jams, jellies, pies, cakes, quilts, needlework, pumpkins, photography, mountain crafts and native crafts and much more. Youth and adult divisions. Rules and Regulations for County Fair Entries (pdf).

There's even a Quilt Exhibit, where entrants might win a $100 Viewer's Choice award. To submit a quilt this year, download the entry form. Entries must be postmarked by October 10.

There's always a 7:30 pm Saturday evening concert in the auditorium featuring a bluegrass headliner. Ticket prices: $30 Adults; Students / Children/K-12 $10; plus tax.

The Schoolhouse Cafe will be open all day.

Vendors: want to be a part of the Harvest Festival? Download the Vendor Application

Stecoah's Festivals celebrate the beginning and end of summer in the southern Appalachians with music, dance, food, and mountain arts and crafts.
 

2018 harvest festival schedule

The 2018 Harvest Festival is now history, but will return next October.