SAHUARITA, Ariz. – Green Valley Pecan Company is now accepting applications for vendors and sponsors for the 9th Annual Sahuarita Pecan Festival, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. The Sahuarita Pecan Festival, held on the grounds of Green Valley Pecan Company in Sahuarita, Ariz., draws more than 20,000 visitors every year and is a family-focused, community oriented one-day event. The Festival features the Pecan Store, food vendors, shopping with local artisans, Arabian horse demonstrations, horse-drawn hay wagon rides, entertainment, tractor pulling competitions, and much more. This year, the event will highlight the contributions of veterans. For more information on sponsorship opportunities or vendor applications, please visit www.SahuaritaPecanFestival.com.
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. Sponsors will be part of an aggressive marketing campaign utilizing Festival media partners, digital and print advertising, and social media promotion. Sponsorship levels range from $750 up to $10,000; the number of sponsorship slots is limited. The Festival sponsorship deadline for final media exposure is Sept. 19, 2017.
The Sahuarita Pecan Festival also features local vendors, including food vendors, 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, 2017; however, spaces are limited and will fill up quickly.
“This is a very important day for us, the event, not only provides an opportunity to share our story with our families, neighbors, and friends, but it also allows us and all participating business to support the well-being of our community,” 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 eight years, the Festival has raised more than $30,000 and nearly 6,000 pounds of food for local charities. For the more details, please visit the official Festival website at www.SahuaritaPecanFestival.com. Additional information can also be found on Facebook (/SahuaritaPecanFestival) and Twitter (@PecanFestival).