• Welcome To The Hickory Nut Gorge!



  • Farmer's Market at Lake Lure


    The Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge is happy to announce that we are partnering with Rutherford BARN
    to bring a Farmer's Market to Lake Lure!


    Here's what you need to know:

    • WHEN: The market will be open June 3rd - September 2nd, 2022
    • TIME: Market days are Fridays, from 3-7pm
    • LOCATION: Keeter Field between the 1927 Lake Lure Inn & Spa and the Arcade Building, directly across the street from the Lake Lure Beach
    • VENDORS: Local farmers and hand-craft artisans ONLY
    • EXTRA aLUREing: Each week, we will feature Live Entertainment and a Food Truck
    • STAY INFORMED: We will provide more information here, on our Facebook page, and in the Chamber's Friday Members' Newsletter.


    The Farmers Market of Lake Lure is presented by:





    Funded in part by the Rutherford County TDA: www.visitncsmalltowns.com



    Thank YOU to the farmers, artisans, patrons, organizers and volunteers who made the inaugural year of the Lake Lure Farmers Market a SUCCESS!


    We are still accepting applications for the 2022 season so if you are a local farmer or hand-craft artisan, please complete an application, located HERE. 

    While 2022 is our first year for the Farmers Market in Lake Lure, we are confident that it is going to be a great kick-off to an event that will become a fan-favorite for locals and visitors.

    We look forward to highlighting the wonderful farmers and artisans in our area, while providing the community with an enjoyable, "Funtime Friday" activity for the whole family. 

    Click here to view the complete list of 2022 Market Rules and Regulations. Highlights include:

    • Vendor fees are $10/day, $125 per season
    • Vendor members must be residents of Rutherford County, reside within a 50-mile radius of Lake Lure, NC, or in an adjacent county.
    • All necessary certificates must be made available for review by the Market Manager
    • Crafts including art objects and needle-work must be handmade. No products from pre-made kits and no sales of kits are permitted.
    • Potted plants, vegetable, herb, or fruit plants, and shubbery must be grown locally with prior approval by the Market Manager.


    If you're interested in being a vendor at the Farmers Market in Lake Lure, simply complete the online application Here.



    Market Manager at Lake Lure



    The Farmers Market of Lake Lure is a great way to bring attention to your business.

    Through the Chamber Partnership program, you get extra bang for your marketing bucks as your business is featured as part of the Farmers Market and/or other Chamber event.

    Contact us to learn more about how the Chamber Partnership program can benefit your business and support the Farmers Market of Lake Lure!


    Current Presenters and Supporters of the Farmers Market of Lake Lure include:



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