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The downtown Decherd festival will return with the theme of “Potato Festival”. The festival will include arts and crafts, live music, food, potato soup and salad cook-off and more.  There will be a silent auction providing a chance to win gift certificates to local businesses, art, gift baskets and other prizes.  

Potato Festival Schedule

April 2nd, 2022  Begins at 10 am and ending at 6 pm

8:00 am
Vendor Check-in

 

At Hank Weddington Park.  Vendors need to be at their spot by 9 am.

10:00 – 6:00
Lil’ Spuds (Kids) zone

 

Activities are at the Hank Weddington Park and will be managed by the Highland Rim Habitat for Humanity and Nissan.

10:00 am
Potato History

 

The Festival begins with a little history of Decherd and the Potato Industry provided by Mr. Rudder.

10:15 – 6:00
Prize Giveaway Drawing

 

Sign-up at the Silent Auction tent.  Winners will be drawn ever 45 minutes.  Winners will be announced from the stage.  You do not have to be present to win.

10:30 – 6:00
Bands

 

10:30 Michael Rudder

12:30 David Watson

2:30 CCW

4:00 The Nouns

11:00 am
Eye of the Potato Parade Begins

 

The parade begins behind the  Babe Ruth Field – Jim L Sanders Park. Check in starts at 10:30.  Parade will proceed down Main street and end at Hank Weddington Park.

11:00 – 3:00 PM
Seed Swap

 

In need of gardening seeds? Want to meet fellow gardeners and seed lovers? Bring seeds, bulbs or plants to share and exchange them for different and interesting variates.  Plenty of free seeds available compliments of the Decherd Co-op.  Seed swap tent is located beside Silent Auction tent.

11:00 – 3:00 pm
Silent Auction

Corner of East Main and Front Street (beside Hair It Is). Winners announced at 2:45 at the Silent Auction Tent.

12:00 Noon – 3:00

 

Potato Cook-off Contest

 

Check-in at the Silent Auction tent and you will be directed where to set up. Competition is for Potato salad or Sweet potato casserole.  Final judging is at 3:00 with winners announced at 3:30.  The public can purchase 2 voting tickets and a fork and  dish for $1.  See Cook-off Rules for details.

Festival Vendors

Teri Romano Independent Scentsy Consultant
Teri Romano Independent Scentsy Consultant

Scentsy has a collection of wickless warmers along with a variety of products for men, women and children..and pets! In addition to the warmers…we have laundry products, cleaning supplies, pet care products, as well as, a variety of hand lotions, hand soap, bath bombs, etc… Come stick your nose in my business!

AT&T Decherd Store
AT&T Decherd Store

AT&T representatives will come out and show the community what promotions they have to offer.

Just Craftin' Around
Just Craftin' Around

A variety of hand made crafts, such as vinyl on shirts, coasters, cutting boards, tumblers, ornaments, wreaths etc. I also take custom orders on everything I do.

 Purple Daisy Handcrafted Gifts
Purple Daisy Handcrafted Gifts

These gifts are made by Stacy Jones in her home. She uses the best quality ingredients in all her products! Soaps, Body Washes, Lip Balm, Body and Hand Lotions and many more products both scented and non-scented. 

Liberty's 3Star Designs
Liberty's 3Star Designs

Liberty’s 3Star Designs: featuring RaceGirl’s Paparazzi Bling, Homemade Candy and Sweets, Avon, and Handmade art and crafts.

Southern Roots/Iliganoa’s Coffee
Southern Roots/Iliganoa’s Coffee

We are a gourmet coffee and drink shop along with pizza, hotdogs, hot wings, and nachos food trailer .

Pearl's Masons
Pearl's Masons
Mason jars painted and made to bathroom sets, flowers ,candles also jewelry,hair bows and woodwork all handmade
What is Autism?
What is Autism?

 Come learn what Autism really is.

North Middle School
North Middle School

 Willl sell fried Oreos and soft drinks to raise money for student travel to Washington, DC and NYC.

A Lil Something
A Lil Something

We sell wreaths, rustic signs & trays, wood boxes with painted jars, plastic sockets and jewelry.

Mary Kay
Mary Kay
Blessed Be Cakery
Blessed Be Cakery

An assortment of items ranging from cakes, cupcakes, cookies and tarts to candles, bath salts, lotions and soaps!

Metro Industrial Services
Metro Industrial Services

Metro Industrial provides employment, supplies, training, HR onboarding, direct hire, logistics, and technology.

The Seafood Place
The Seafood Place

We are a fresh seafood market and specialty hot seafood.

Creatively Designed Tumblers
Creatively Designed Tumblers

-Nikki’s Uniques- selling handmade, unique tumblers, each individually made with special care.  Different sizes made for men, women, and kids available along with different themes.  I will also have small, adorable Christmas gnomes ready to go home with you.

A Pirates Treasure Fashion Jewelry

Fashion Jewelry

Sew Much Love
Sew Much Love

I’m Theresa Steele, I’ve lived in Franklin County for 33 years. Since retirement, I got reacquainted with my sewing machine.   A dear friend of mine helped get me started sewing things.   Since then,  over 3 years ago, it’s been almost nonstop.  God has blessed me, and I’m thankful.

The Spotted Whimsy
The Spotted Whimsy

Brooke Wade is a watercolor and mixed media artist born and raised in middle Tennessee. She graduated with a B.L.A. from Middle Tennessee State University in 2006. Her work is heavily influenced by a deep spiritual passion for nature and often features a range of bold, vibrant colors featuring the weird and whimsical.

Rustic Flame
Rustic Flame

Hand-poured Candles and wax melts
Specializing is Rustic Designs

Kettle Korn Kommander

Fresh popped kettle korn, fresh squeezed lemonade also several add in flavors. We also do nacho.

HillbillyQ

BBQ loaded bake potatoes loaded curly fries ribs

Fully Involved N' Smokin' BBQ & Catering
Fully Involved N' Smokin' BBQ & Catering

Fully Involved N’ Smokin’ BBQ Food Truck Home of the “HOTMESS” Loaded Baked Potato

Where It’s At

Downtown
Decherd, TN 37324

Get in Touch with Us

This website will be updated daily so check back often.  If you have questions please contact us on our email address admin at shopdecherdtn.com

Or call Christy at 931-361-1360, 931-409-5848 (cell)

Or visit Hair It Is @ 200 E. Main Street, Decherd

Or call Judy at 931-308-9289,

Or visit Rise and Shine Country Pickings @ 202 E. Main Street, Decherd

2022 Decherd Potato Festival Committee

 

Merchant Sponsors

The host of this event, Old Town Decherd Merchants Association, is a U.S. Government certified 501(c)(3) incorporated charitable organization.

Charitable contributions to the this event are tax-deductible as defined in the Internal Revenue Code under section 501(c)(3).

Thanks to our Decherd Merchant Sponsors for making this event FREE to attend

Rose Automotive
Rose Automotive
Sonny's on Main
Sonny's on Main
Down Town Creations Deli
Down Town Creations Deli
Rise and Shine Country Pickings
Rise and Shine Country Pickings
Hair it Is
Hair it Is