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Posted on: February 16, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Cape May County 4-H Fair Offers Vendor Opportunities

Cape May County 4-H Fair planners are offering a variety of opportunities for vendors to participate at this year’s 4-H Fair scheduled for July 21, 22 and 23. Pam Gaskill, 4-H Fair Vendor Chair is pleased to announce that, again this year, a vendor can participate one day or all three days depending on their schedule and their budget. Applications are available for exhibit space at the Cape May County 4-H Fair for commercial concessions, non-profit fundraisers or educational displays. The 4-H Fair Committee is seeking vendors who offer family friendly, quality crafts and products to feature on the 16 acres of tree-canopied fairgrounds. The 4-H fairgrounds are located at 355 Court House – S. Dennis Road in Cape May Court House, New Jersey.

The annual event is a county tradition that offers quality family entertainment, live music, a nightly Chicken BBQ, and much more. Vendors are encouraged to become part of the 4-H County Fair tradition. Gaskill said, “ We offer a great opportunity for new vendors to experience a high quality county fair with three-day affordable commercial vendor fees that include basic electricity and start at $130.” “Also, if you can only attend on Saturday, July 23, 2016, a one-day vendor permit is available for just $75,” added Gaskill.

The public hours for the 2016 Cape May County 4-H Fair are noon to 9p.m. on Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22 and 10a.m. to 10p.m. on Saturday, July 23. The 4-H fairgrounds offer convenient access from the Garden State Parkway and all major highways with easy loading and unloading.
Ron Day is Chair of the 4-H Fair Committee. The Cape May County 4-H Fair is the major fundraising effort of the 4-H Foundation, Inc. It provides a showplace for the project work and accomplishments of the youth members of Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Youth Development Program and a fun, family oriented community gathering. The event is planned, managed, and operated by volunteers, 4-H members, and their parents and friends and includes numerous agencies and organizations from throughout Cape May County.

Vendor applications may be downloaded at For more information on becoming a vendor at 4-H Fair or the 4-H Youth Development Program, call (609) 465-5115, ext. 605 or visit

The 4-H Youth Development Program is part of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station and Rutgers Cooperative Extension. 4-H educational programs are offered to all youth grades K – 13 on an age-appropriate basis, without regard to race, religion, color, natural origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability. Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County helps both youth and adults improve their knowledge and skills, enhance their quality of life, and resolve problems in areas of food, nutrition, health and wellness; food safety; agriculture; environmental and natural resource management; and youth development. This is accomplished through the use of science-based knowledge and university research. Rutgers Cooperative Extension is an education organization within the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and is an equal opportunity program provider and employer.

Contact: Linda A. Horner, Acting 4-H Agent, 609-465-5115 ext. 605

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