The 23rd Annual Cheltenham Community Harvest Festival promises fun for all ages with a lineup of exciting events on Saturday, October 12, 2013 (rain date Sunday, October 13).
2013 Cheltenham Township Harvest Festival Brochure
As always, the setting for the festival is beautiful Curtis Arboretum, located on Church Road and Greenwood Avenue in Wyncote (directions). The fun starts at noon and wraps up after dark with a grand fireworks finale.
Entertainment takes center stage throughout the day with several live performers and other festival highlights including:
Admission to the Community Harvest Festival is free, and plenty of on-site parking is available.
Crafters in the craft fair must supply their own tables and chairs. Electricity is not available. The non-refundable registration fee is $35 for a 10-foot space and $60 for a 20-foot space. Setup begins that morning at 9AM. No vendors, yo-yo balloons, sand art or face painting is permitted in the craft area. For more information, see the application/contract form or call 215-635-3255.
Cheltenham Township Non-Profit Groups and Organizations may apply for space at the Festival. Click here to see the application/contract form for the Non-Profit Groups.
Create a scary/haunted or cute/friendly scene for the hayride area in a new contest. Grand prize winners receive $250, 2nd place earns $150 and 3rd place receives $100. A $25 (refundable after the scene is set up) entry fee is due by September 28, 2012. For more information and a registration form, please contact Sue Fries at 215-887-6200, ext. 760.
Volunteers help make this wonderful community event a success every year. Anyone willing to be a creature in the haunted hayride, staff a table or help set up that morning should call the Cheltenham Parks and Recreation Department at 215-887-6200, ext. 227.
Donations from area businesses help make the Community Harvest Festival possible. Thanks to Citizens Bank, C.S. McKee Investment Managers, Ferrarini Kitchens & Baths, and Cavity Busters for their 2012 contributions!