2024 Gardeners’ Fair Vendor Information

Date: May 11 – 12, 2024 | Time: 10:00AM – 4:30PM

Welcome to Locust Grove!

We are excited to see vendor interest in the 2024 Gardeners’ Fair. This event is in its 29th year and this achievement would not have been possible without the amazing vendors and partners we have had the pleasure of working with over the last 30 years!

Below, you will find information and FAQ for vendors and non-profit organizations wishing to participate in the 2024 Gardeners’ Fair.

The 2024 Vendor Application has now closed! Please check back in November to secure your spot for the 2025 and 30th Annual Gardeners’ Fair.

Booth Fees

Booth TypePrice
Non-Profit Informational Booth 10×10$0.00
Non-Profit Product Booth 10×10$75.00
Business Vendor Booth 10×10$215.00
Business Vendor Booth 10×20$280.00
Business Vendor Booth 20X20$375.00

Booth fees cover the space in the vending area and parking for two vehicles. They do not include tents, tables, chairs, etc. Vendors must provide their own tent or other items necessary to display their plants, seeds, art, etc.

Booth fees include KY sales tax (6%) and can be paid via check or with credit card over the phone by calling (502)897-9845 or by visiting [insert link].

Unprofessional Conduct

Unprofessional conduct, failure to abide by the Rules of Participation or Historic Locust Grove’s policies or abuse of volunteers, vendors, LG Staff, or visitors is cause for immediate dismissal at the discretion of the Program Director or President/CEO.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of vendors are we looking for?

Locust Grove welcomes all kinds of vendors! We have a special interest in vendors that specialize in the following:

  • Flowers, plants, botanicals, & herbs
  • Trees & shrubs
  • Gardening tools & accessories
  • Farming & animal husbandry
  • Botanically-inspired art, including garden art, jewelry, artwork, and more!
  • water gardens, butterfly gardens, and other specialty gardens
  • Non-profits that specialize in farming, wildlife preservation, conservation, and STEM education
Are you interested in demonstrations of any kind?

Yes! We love to have demonstrations on various topics related to gardening, farming, composting, animal husbandry, STEM education, etc. Please contact rmelvin@locustgrove.org to let her know, and we will work with you to schedule your demonstration for the fair.

Do you accept Non-Profits for Gardeners’ Fair?

Absolutely! We enjoy participating with non-profit organizations at Gardeners’ Fair. We have two options for non-profit organizations to participate this year. The first is non-profits wishing to have an informational or free activity booth can sign-up for free. Non-profits wishing to sell merchandise or additional products will pay a small fee of $75.00. We look forward to partnering with your organization this year!

How many people do you expect will visit?

In previous years we have had crowds between 3,500 – 4,000 visitors

Will there be any news coverage?

Yes! We will be reaching out to various news outlets, including Keith Kaiser’s morning WDRB segment, the week of the event, so if you are interested in being on site and helping with this, please contact rmelvin@locustgrove.org. We will also be sending out a press release to other local news outlets, advertising on local radio stations and additional media outlets, and doing our own print and social media marketing. Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram and help promote the event as well to have a best chance at high attendance and sales!

Are there any discounts for new vendors or emerging artists?

Yes! we are always excited to have new vendors and emerging artists wanting to participate in Gardeners’ Fair. This year, we are implementing a 20% discount for any new vendors wishing to participate in this year’s Gardeners’ Fair. Use the coupon code: newvendor2024.