The Antietam Radio Association (ARA) of Hagerstown, Maryland, is announcing that their annual Hamfest is returning this year in the form of an Outdoor Tailgate Fest, next month on Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 8 AM to 12 noon (grounds open for setup at 7 AM). Please help us spread the word. If there are any questions, please feel free to contact the event coordinator below.Continue reading “Hagerstown Tailgate Fest 09/25/21”
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We’ve got commercial and independent vendors coming from far and wide to tempt out Berryville Hamfest attendees. Everyone is excited to be able to see these folks in person, so be sure to check out all three of our vendor buildings on Sunday, August 1.
Here’s a rundown of our commercial vendors in each building:Continue reading “Don’t Miss These Hamfest Vendors 2021”
The chatter on the nets along with phone calls and emails coming in tell us that excitement is high for the Berryville Hamfest this Sunday! We’ve got vendors coming from all over the Eastern seaboard and southeast to tap into the pent-up interest after a year of hamfest shut-downs. We’re expecting record crowds and have opened up a separate tailgate entrance to take the pressure off the traffic on Route 7.
Amateur radio clubs are coming in groups from several states away to enjoy the tailgating and check out all the vendors and things for sale. Oh, and of course, for the famous Ruritan BBQ.
Weather forecast for Sunday — partly cloudy, high of 83 degrees and low percent chance of precipitation, so get ready to rumble! We’ll be posting more details about our vendors in a separate post
The deadline for getting our special discount rate of $106 at the Hampton Inn Winchester North (1204 Berryville Ave., Winchester, VA) is coming up. Your room must be booked no later than July 10, 2021, for Saturday night, August 31, the night before the event.
This hotel is eight miles west of the Clarke County Fairgrounds where the Berryville Hamfest begins at 8am on Sunday, August 1, 2021. The drive is about 17 minutes.
Call 540-678-4000 and ask for the Berryville Hamfest Discount. This is a significant discount over their usual $130-$150 rate. You can cancel anytime up to 48 hours before arrival. You can also book online by clicking the button below: