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39th Annual Celebration of the Arts Festival


Unfortunately, The 2020 Hiddenite Celebration of the Arts “Destination Celebration” is Canceled due to health and safety concerns due to Covid19.

The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center’s 40th Annual Hiddenite Celebration of the Arts is scheduled to take place on September 25th, 2021.   This one of a kind arts and heritage festival features diversely talented artists, crafters, and performers, offering a rewarding experience for vendors and visitors alike.

Next year’s Celebration of the Arts festival will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021 on Hiddenite Church Road in Alexander County from 9:00am until 4:00pm. Admission to the festival is free and open to the public.

The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center is currently accepting applications for 2021, and is  seeking fine arts and crafts vendors, commercial vendors, food sales vendors, and performers to participate in the festival.

Cost for a 10×10 vendor space is $35 per space if purchased prior to August 15th. If a larger space is needed, vendors are welcome to purchase multiple booths and request that they be placed side by side. Vendor spaces purchased on August 15th or after that date are $45 per space.

Download and print your vendor application:
Celebration of the Arts Vendor Application

First time artists and crafts vendors applying to show at Celebration are required to submit a minimum of three photos or slides representative of the work that they plan to offer for sale.

Public information booths are also available for non-profit organizations, businesses, and individuals. Booths for distributing information with no sales are $15 each.

Celebration of the Arts features four live performance stages for entertainment. Performance time slots are available, free of charge, to regional musicians, dancers, drama troupes, etc.

To inquire about performance time or to request an application by mail, call (828) 632-6966.

Click to learn more on our Celebration of the Arts page!


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