Community Harvest Festival

The 28th Annual Cheltenham Community Harvest Festival promises fun for all ages with a lineup of exciting events on Saturday, October 13, 2018 (rain date Oct. 14th).

 


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As always, the setting for the festival is beautiful Curtis Arboretum, located at 1250 W. Church Road in Wyncote (directions). The fun starts at noon and wraps up after dark with a grand fireworks finale. Click  HERE for the 2018 Brochure.


Entertainment takes center stage throughout the day with several live performers and other festival highlights including:

  • all-day music and entertainment.
  • hayrides through the arboretum with spooky and fun surprises (Create a "scene" for the hayrides and win prizes!)
  • a craft fair featuring great buys (Crafters Wanted)
  • “Inflatable Amusements” with a variety of bounces and other fun challenges for the kids.
  • wacky arcade-style games where youngsters win prizes.
  • “Needle in the Haystack” dive for hidden treasure.
  • a community vehicle display and township information tables.
  • a delicious food court with lots of tempting treats.
  • plus pumpkin decorating, sack races and other delights

Admission to the Community Harvest Festival is free, and plenty of on-site parking is available. Click  here to see the brochure.

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 or call 215-379-2233. Crafters are people who hand make items to sell.

*Vendors may apply for space. Same rules and regulations apply for vendors, and they should use the crafter application.

 

Cheltenham Township Non-Profit Groups and Organizations may apply for space at the Festival. Click to see the application form for the Non-Profit Groups or call 215-379-2233 for more information. THESE SPACES ARE LIMITED AND ARE ON FIRST COME BASIS.

 

ENTER the Hayride Scene Contest for a chance to win a CASH PRIZE.

Grand Prize:$250 * Second Place:$150 * Third Place:$100

Click here for details on the contest and how to enter.

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Volunteers help make this wonderful community event a success every year. Anyone willing staff a table or help set up that morning should call the Cheltenham Parks and Recreation Department at 215-887-6200, ext. 227. 

      SPONSORS WANTED
      If you are interested in being a sponsor for our annual community event please email Brian Hinson, Director of Parks.
       
      Hayride Scene Contest

      ENTER the Hayride Scene Contest for a chance to win a CASH PRIZE.

       

      Grand Prize:$250

      Second Place:$150

      Third Place:$100

       

      Click here for details on the contest and how to enter.

       
       
       
       
       
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