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Mark your calendars for every 4th Saturday

May – October 2018


Our next event is June 23rd

Noon – 7pm


68 Haywood St., Downtown Asheville

For Applicants

Vendors can apply now HERE for any or all of the next 4 dates.

The VLF is features artists, makers, service providers, inventors, chefs, collectors and MORE, all based in Western North Carolina.


The downtown Venture Local Fair is FREE for all to attend.

For vendors, 10×10 booth spaces are available for an exhibition fee of $100 and shared booths are $125 for each date you are accepted for. The fee for food trucks is $150 per date.  There is a one time $10 application fee.

Hours & Location

The Venture Local Fair will take place the fourth Saturday of every month May-October: May 26, June 23, July 28, August 25, September 22, and October 27th from Noon – 7pm at 68 Haywood Street in downtown Asheville.

Vendor load-in starts at 10am.


More questions? Visit our FAQ’s page to find out more.

What to expect?

The Venture Local Fair cultivates a community of localists. We come together to create a supportive environment where small businesses grow. Watch as makers, artists, collectors, musicians, chefs, entertainers and inventors magically transform 68 Haywood into a bustling, family-friendly, mini-village of discovery. Engage with your ingenious neighbors and support our local economy. Regional small business resources will be showcased for those inspired to embark on or expand their own ideas.

You will also find delectable eats and drinks & some of our best food trucks. Throughout the fair discover interactive DIY booths and other curiosities. Businesses and restaurants in the area will also be open for your pleasure as well as the community garden at 33-35 Page Ave. right above the fair.

Join us for the 2018 Venture Local Fair, some of our region’s finest talent awaits you.