Find out more about how you can get involved with the Blue Ridge Trout Festival & Outdoor Adventures!
The Blue Ridge Trout Festival in downtown Blue Ridge, Georgia has an ideal setting for vendors who choose to share their products and services with our outdoor-minded visitors. Two city blocks in size, providing tent/booth sites for up to 90 vendors (paved or grass). The park is surrounded by unique small-town shops in the historic downtown Blue Ridge shopping area which feature a variety of boutiques, outdoor outfitters, fine art galleries, craft breweries, fabulous restaurants and the popular Blue Ridge Scenic Railway.
Sponsorship levels include BRONZE, SILVER, GOLD, DIAMOND and PLATINUM, with donation sponsorships ranging from $500 to $10,000. Investment values return promotional support from the Blue Ridge Trout Festival & Outdoor Adventures at various levels including vendor siting, festival passes, print & online advertising, product/service support and advancement through selected social media channels.
This is a trout-fishing and outdoors-adventure festival. All exhibitors and non-profit organizations must be approved by the festival committee, which reserves the right to permit exhibitors and limit activities of exhibitors at its sole discretion. Only exhibitors, organizations and products that are approved by the Blue Ridge Trout Festival Committee will be permitted.
Trout Unlimited, Blue Ridge Mountain Chapter 696, will be the main beneficiary of the proceeds and is a 501(c)3. Our mission is conserving, protecting, and restoring cold water fisheries through educational and conservation activities. Some of the programs that we sponsor are Rivers Alive, Trout in the Classroom, Mercier’s Family Fishing Days, Coldwater Stream Restoration and the Trout Adventure Trail. We also work with and support Casting for Recovery, Project Healing Waters, Fannin County Chamber of Commerce, Fannin County H.S. Fly Fishing Club, Georgia Trout Camp, Save Georgia’s Hemlocks, USFS Hatchery and numerous others.