The fair is expected to draw more than 20,000 visitors from across the country.
The Country Living Fair brings the magazine’s content to life and gives readers access to a unique shopping experience, featuring more than 200 vendors from 25 states, including antiques sellers, food purveyors, artists, furniture makers, crafters and more. Guests will also have a chance to meet Country Living editors and their special guests; attend cooking, crafting and do-it-yourself demonstrations, workshops and book signings; sample locally sourced artisanal food; and shop the Country Living General Store.
The fair will include some local vendors, including JBS Mercantile in Mt. Juliet, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams in Goodlettsville, Ruffled Linens in Nashville, Scarlett Scales Antiques in Franklin and Southern Fried Design Barn in Lebanon.
There will be a number of special guests at the fair, including:
• Ashley and Jamin Mills, bloggers for the Handmade Home.
• Brandon Frohne, award-winning chef and culinary director for Holler & Dash Biscuit House.
• Cari Cucksey, star of HGTV’s Cash & Cari.
• Charles Hunter III, personal chef and food blogger with the Salted Table.
• Denise Sabia, blogger with the Painted Home.
• Joanne Palmisano, award-winning interior designer and regular DIY Network contributor.
• Melissa Caughey with Tilly’s Nest, hgtv.com and countryliving.com writer and contributor.
One-day admission to the fair is $13 in advance and $16 at the door; three-day weekend passes are available for $15 in advance and $20 at the door. An early bird three-day weekend pass is available for $40 and grants early admission April 21-22 at 8:30 a.m. Children 16 and younger will be admitted free. Advance admission tickets for the fair are on sale at all of the Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores in Tennessee. For more, visit countryliving.com/fair.