FORSYTH-MONROE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
33rd Annual Forsythia Festival
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33rd Annual Forsythia Festival
Organized by Forsyth-Monroe County Chamber of Commerce
Two Day Arts & Crafts Festival - Unique Hand Made Arts & Crafts Kick off spring with the Forsythia Festival, held annually the second weekend in March in downtown Forsyth. This free, family-fun event features a two-day arts-and-crafts show, children’s fair, a 5K, sporting tournaments, live entertainment, and much more! Enjoy mouth-watering foods, fine arts and crafts, and activities the whole family can enjoy! Join us Saturday night for FaithFest, our faith-based singing competition celebrating music, faith, and our community. Celebrate the Festival with month long community events! We'd like to thank our presenting sponsor, Volume Chevrolet, for supporting the Forsythia Festival for the third year in a row!
Date: Mar 14 9:00 am - Mar 15 5:00 pm calendarAdd to Google Calendar
Schedule
Feb 29
11:00 am: Food Truck Frenzy
Hello, Yellow!
Mar 14
8:00 am: Forsythia 5K
10:00 am: 33rd Annual Forsythia Festival
12:00 pm: Forsythia Tailgate Toss
7:00 pm: FaithFest Singing Competition
Mar 15
10:00 am: 33rd Annual Forsythia Festival
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About the organizer
Forsyth-Monroe County Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber exists to stimulate and support commerce, community and tourism. In 1978, a group of prominent Forsyth-Monroe County businessmen came together and formed an organization committed to the business community's growth and success. Still today, the Chamber Board of Director's and Staff strive to provide a great place to educate, promote and grow your business or organization. We have adopted 3 simple principles to guide our work, to Inspire, to Support and to Lead. These principles are woven through all of our programs and services. The Chamber's many resources are designed to assist members through whatever stage of business they are in.
Vendor Applications
Event Date: Mar 14 - 15
Arts & Crafts Application
Free
Category: Arts and Crafts
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
The Arts & Craft Application is for handmade and/or unique items that are coming from vendors located outside of Monroe County. Thank you for your interest in the 33rd Annual Forsythia Festival, March 14-15, 2020. The Forsythia Festival is a fine arts and crafts show with traditional and contemporary crafts. All items are juried based on their merit to the festival. Only handcrafted items made by the artisan attending the festival will be accepted. Unacceptable items include wholesale, brokered, merchandise mart, or imported items, factory-made items, ready-made kits, franchised, seconds and commercially produced items.
Arts & Crafts Community Application
Free
Category: Arts and Crafts
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
The Arts & Crafts Community Application is for handmade and/or unique items that are coming from local vendors who reside in Monroe County. Thank you for your interest in the 33rd Annual Forsythia Festival, March 14-15, 2020. The Forsythia Festival is a fine arts and crafts show with traditional and contemporary crafts. All items are juried based on their merit to the festival. Only handcrafted items made by the artisan attending the festival will be accepted. Unacceptable items include wholesale, brokered, merchandise mart, or imported items, factory-made items, ready-made kits, franchised, seconds and commercially produced items.
Prepared Foods Application
Free
Category: Food Tent
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
The Prepared Foods Application is for homemade, prepared food products from local and non-local vendors. Thank you for your interest in the 33rd Annual Forsythia Festival, March 14-15, 2020. The Forsythia Festival is a fine arts-and-crafts show festival with traditional and contemporary crafts. All items are juried based on their merit to the festival. Only handcrafted items made by the artisan attending the festival will be accepted. Unacceptable items include wholesale, brokered, merchandise mart, or imported items, factory-made items, ready-made kits, franchised, seconds, and commercially produced items.
Commercial Food Application
Free
Category: Food Tent
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
The Commercial Food Application are for vendors outside of Monroe County that will be preparing food at the Forsythia Festival. Thank you for your interest in the 33rd Annual Forsythia Festival, March 14-15, 2020. As you know, the Forsythia Festival is a non-compete festival, and vendors may only sell items approved by the Forsythia Festival. Sales exclusivity does not include the following items: bottled water, sodas, bags of chips, candy bars, and regular French fries (curly fries are exclusive items). Keep in mind, however, that the festival will approve local non-profit organizations and groups selling minimal prep items such as hot dogs/corn dogs, funnel cakes, cotton candy, hamburgers, etc., before considering a commercial vendor selling the same item.
Community Commercial Food Application
Free
Category: Food Tent
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
The Community Commercial Food Application are for vendors within Monroe County that will be preparing food at the Forsythia Festival. Thank you for your interest in the 33rd Annual Forsythia Festival, March 14-15, 2020. As you know, the Forsythia Festival is a non-compete festival, and vendors may only sell items approved by the Forsythia Festival. Sales exclusivity does not include the following items: bottled water, sodas, bags of chips, candy bars, and regular French fries (curly fries are exclusive items). Keep in mind, however, that the festival will approve local non-profit organizations and groups selling minimal prep items such as hot dogs/corn dogs, funnel cakes, cotton candy, hamburgers, etc., before considering a commercial vendor selling the same item.
Savory Food Truck Vendor - Food Truck Frenzy
Free
Category: Food Truck
Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
All vendors must be on location at the Monroe County Fine Arts Center (27 Brooklyn Avenue, Forsyth, GA 31029) and set up on Saturday, February 29, 2019 by 9 a.m. for inspection. Sales start at 11 a.m. and event ends at 5 p.m.
Desserts/Sweets Food Truck Vendor - Food Truck Frenzy
Free
Category: Food Truck
Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
All vendors must be on location at the Monroe County Fine Arts Center (27 Brooklyn Avenue, Forsyth, GA 31029) and set up on Saturday, February 29, 2019 by 9 a.m. for inspection. Sales start at 11 a.m. and event ends at 5 p.m.

Meet our vendors

Arts & Crafts Application Abby's Face Painting
Arts & Crafts Application Alchemistry store
Arts & Crafts Application Anna Hudson
Arts & Crafts Application Antique Glass Wind Chimes and Bird Feeders
Arts & Crafts Application Appalachian Arhcery
Arts & Crafts Application Bracewell Swing Factory
Arts & Crafts Application Britts Leather Co.
Arts & Crafts Application Caricatures by Dave
Arts & Crafts Application Christina’s Signs
Arts & Crafts Application Clean Stitches Embroidery
Arts & Crafts Application Crafty Mom of Georgia
Arts & Crafts Application Creative Woodscapes
Arts & Crafts Application Dreamers studio
Arts & Crafts Application Forte Couture
Arts & Crafts Application Ivy Mist Candles
Arts & Crafts Application K Squared Jewelry
Arts & Crafts Application Ladybug Crafts
Arts & Crafts Application Lilly Jane Jewels
Arts & Crafts Application Linkhart Quilting, LLC
Arts & Crafts Application Mama Shop Naturals
Arts & Crafts Application PARACORD SPORTS/SURVIVAL
Arts & Crafts Application SHAKE -n- BAKE RANCH
Arts & Crafts Application Simply Unique by Julie
Arts & Crafts Application Southern Roots Designs
Arts & Crafts Application The Pony Patch llc
Arts & Crafts Application The Retro Flamingo
Arts & Crafts Application Twisted Tails Co
Arts & Crafts Application Vince McDowell Knives
Arts & Crafts Application Yellow Rose Farm Soap Co
Arts & Crafts Community Application Cash & Boone LLC
Arts & Crafts Community Application Creations In Wood
Arts & Crafts Community Application D And B Crafts
Arts & Crafts Community Application Little Tree Apothecary
Arts & Crafts Community Application Loblolly and Lavender
Arts & Crafts Community Application TS Mosaic
Prepared Foods Application Ginny's Fudge and Nuts
Prepared Foods Application Petreaux's Gourmet Hot Sauce
Prepared Foods Application Phickles
Prepared Foods Application Salvay llc
Prepared Foods Application Scoops
Commercial Food Application Bird's Concessions
Commercial Food Application Country Cabin Sweets and treats
Commercial Food Application Hillbilly Cafe
Commercial Food Application Hobie Pop Kettle Corn
Commercial Food Application Kozzina
Commercial Food Application Nader's Events and Food Services
Commercial Food Application RedhillsCatering
Commercial Food Application Rio's Italian Ice
Commercial Food Application Sweet Mama's Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
Commercial Food Application Tropical island concession
Community Commercial Food Application California Fish Market, LLC
Savory Food Truck Vendor - Food Truck Frenzy The Patty Wagon
Desserts/Sweets Food Truck Vendor - Food Truck Frenzy Rio's Carnival Food Truck
Desserts/Sweets Food Truck Vendor - Food Truck Frenzy Rio's Italian Ice
Desserts/Sweets Food Truck Vendor - Food Truck Frenzy Sweet Mama's Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
Other Applications
Event Date: Mar 14 - 15
2020 Community Stage Application
Category: Performance
Deadline: Mar 12, 2020
**Please Note** Community Stage is for individuals or groups who would like to play for the community. There is no application fee or pay for performance. Slots are available in 30 minute increments and no more than one hour. Your time slot must include any set-up or take down of your equipment, so please adjust your performance time to accommodate your needs. Each performer is only allowed one performance time. Please note that the committee works to best match your time request, however, it is best for the performer to choose THREE options. Every effort will be made to accommodate your first choice. Performance time and date will be assigned at the discretion of the Forsythia Festival Committee. All decisions are final.
Forsythia Festival 5K
Category: Competition
Deadline: Mar 12, 2020
Welcome you to the Forsythia Festival 5K! Races begin and end at FitCo Health Club. On-site registration begins at 7 a.m. The race takes off at 8 a.m. Our 2020 Forsythia 5K Sponsored by Monroe Physical Therapy.
2020 FaithFest Application
Category: Competition
Deadline: Mar 11, 2020
Who Can Compete? This contest is an amateur singing completion. All contestants must be amateur entertainers. Professional entertainers, those who receive ANY INCOME for performing or recordings are not permitted to enter. All ages are welcome. FaithFest has three categories: adult, youth and choir groups. The adult category is for contestants 18 years of age and over. Parent/legal guardian must sign application for contestants under 18 years of age. Choir groups are organization specific. If you have a question concerning your eligibility, please contact Kari Buckindail at 478-994-9239 or email events@forsyth-monroechamber.com. More About FaithFest: Forsythia FaithFest is a Christian based singing competition celebrating music, faith, and our community. The competition is part of the annual Forsythia Festival held during the second weekend of March. This competition celebrates faith-based music through all styles including contemporary rock, pop, praise and worship, gospel, R&B, hip hop, country, and more.
2020 Tailgate Toss Team Application
Category: Competition
Deadline: Mar 12, 2020
Welcome to the 2020 Forsythia Tailgate Toss! Join this friendly cornhole tournament for a chance to win fun prizes. Teams of 2 will compete in the Persons Banking Co. parking lot.