2014 Gourd Fest
Join us!  

June 19-21 at the
Lebanon Valley Expo Center & Fairgrounds
80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon PA, 17042

Reserve your seat for the 2014 Fest Banquet!


Vendor applications are still available
PDF Vendor Application
Word Doc Vendor Application

Expect to see these vendors in June:

Donald Winget Artisan handcraft gourd items cpousn@ptd.net

Sheri and Bob Briscoe artisan and artists supplies giraffeslaff@bellsouth.net

Martha Bloom Artisan of handcrafted gourd items Martha@marthasgourds.com

Susan Zanella artisan and gourd supplies susan@gourdmarket.com

David Welsh artisan of handcrafted gourd items dwelsh572@comcast.net

Blue Whale Arts(Leah Reed) gourd and art supplies www.bluewhalearts.com 

Linda Beiler straw art wheatstrawart@comcast.net

Percy Medina Artisan, carved gourd art percymedinaa@yahoo.com

Henry Beiler cleaned gourds 717-687-8797

The County Seat (Angie Wagner) basketry and weaving supplies angie@countryseat.com

Smucker's Gourds (Eli Smucker cleaned gourds 717-354-6118

Hill Crest Carving (Don Swartz) Wood burning, carving units, burning pens and burrs carvingtherapy@gmail.com

Naturally Yours (Susan Nonn) gourd art supplies Suzi.nonn@gmail.com

Lancaster Bead Co (Margie Zercher and Vonnie Schaefer) beads and beading supplies Margie@lancasterbead.com

Visitor's Information


Dining Options:

THE EATERY (on site)
Hours: 7:30am -4:00pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Limited Availability on Wednesday, Set up day
Menu: Breakfast Sandwiches, Donuts, Danish, Bagels.
Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Chicken Tenders, Pork BBQ, Chicken salad and Tuna salad Sandwiches, French Fries, Soup, Nachos, Soft Pretzels, Chips, Snacks, Desserts, Pies, Homemade Cookies, Coffee, Tea, Ice Tea, Juices, Sodas

• Sheetz Convenience Store—Less than a mile west of Expo Center on corner of Rocherty Road and Rte 72. Made-to- Order, hot and cold sandwiches, snacks, and beverages
• McDonalds, Friendly’s, Golden Corral, Weis Grocery Store—About two miles north on Rte. 7
• Check at Expo Center Office for more dining options in the Lebanon area

PAGS BANQUET—The Pa Gourd Society Annual Banquet will be held on site at the Expo Center, Friday June 20th at 6pm. Sign ups will be available soon!  Everyone is welcome to attend. Reserve your seat for the 2014 Fest Banquet!

Where to Stay:

Enjoy the comforts of home while staying in Lebanon County at any of our great hotels or bed and breakfasts and inns. Hotels are conveniently located near the Lancaster/Lebanon turnpike exchange, off Interstate 81 and in the city of Lebanon and peppered throughout the county. Or, for a one-of- a-kind experience, book your vacation at one of the areas charming bed and breakfasts; many of which feature award winning hospitality in quaint picturesque settings. (Discounts may be given if you mention when you book a room, that you are attending an event at the expo.)

Day's Inn-Lebanon Valley
625 Quentin Rd.
Lebanon, PA 17042
Brighter Days Begin at the Days Inn Lebanon Valley. Centrally located in the city of Lebanon. Full Service Pet-Friendly Hotel.

The Hampton Inn-Manheim
2764 Lebanon Road
Manheim, PA 17545
Award-winning hotel, conveniently located off the Lancaster – Lebanon Turnpike interchange.

Holiday Inn Express
2205 E. Cumberland St.
Lebanon, PA 17042
Lebanon’s newest hotel, great location, indoor pool and pets welcome for a small fee.

Lancaster Inn & Suites
1475 Lancaster Rd. (Rt. 72)
Manheim, PA 17545
Nestled in the Pennsylvania Dutch County we offer exceptional service and a relaxed atmosphere.

Berry Patch B&B
115 Moore Rd.
Lebanon, PA 17046
Elegant yet comfortable country estate minutes from Hershey. Our suites have private baths, fireplaces, king or queen beds and Jacuzzis.

Nearby RV & Camping

See also:

Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau Member

View the article and movie from Lancaster Newspapers for a quick look at the 2013 Gourd Fest!