Mills River Day

About the Event

Save the date! May 6, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at North River Farms (3333 North Mills River Rd., Mills River, NC 28759)! Mills River Day is a free-to-attend large-scale community event that highlights agriculture, natural resource management, water quality, and the talents and related businesses in and around the Mills River Community. It features live music, vendors, food trucks, a kid zone with bounce houses, a tractor show, a horse show, a farm tour, hands-on activities, and more!

Interested in becoming a Vendor?

In keeping with the spirit of the event, no multi-level marketing products will be permitted to be vendors at this event. We encourage non-profit organizations, makers of handmade goods, artists, farmers, and civic organizations to apply.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is Friday, April 28, or once vendor booths are full (whichever comes first). The vendor fee is due at the time of application. The vendor fee is $50 for businesses and $25 for non-profit businesses, for a 10’ by 10’ space.

If your business is interested in becoming a vendor for this event, please fill out the Vendor Form and return it to the Town of Mills River Parks and Recreation Department. You can also complete this form via our Recreation Software, CivicRec. You'll need to create a profile first. 

Interested in becoming a Sponsor?

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There are three levels of sponsorship for this event: The Harvester ($1,000+), The Cultivator ($250-500), and the Gardener ($100+).

If your business is interested in Sponsorship for this event, please fill out the Sponsorship Form and return it to the Town of Mills River Parks and Recreation Department.

Schedule of Events

(this schedule is tentative and subject to change)

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Start your day off at the Mills River Farm Market, located at the Mills River School parking lot.

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - TBD

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. -Lonesome Road Band

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Apple Country String Band