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Savvy event marketers are consistently seeking meaningful ways to connect with the Chapel Hill market.

Sponsorship of the most prestigious Festivals and Events in Orange County allow you to be seen as a community leader in Chapel Hill. Together, I believe we can tailor a sponsorship package that will offer you exposure and drive brand recognition while strengthening your image as a community-conscious sponsor in the Triangle market.

For more  info on how you can become a sponsor, please take time today to review our sponsorship opportunities and event fact sheets below. Should you have any questions, or would like a proposal, please feel free to contact me.

Wes Tilghman
Marketing & Sponsorship
(919) 968 2823


Sponsorship Opportunities

Download these informative selections Chapel Hill's Festivals and Events 2018 Sponsorship Opportunities


Festivals and Events in Chapel Hill

4thJuly Fourth Fireworks at Kenan Stadium (July)
This annual tradition features a Live Concert & Spectacular Fireworks display inside UNC’s Kenan Memorial Stadium, over 35,000+ attendees will view your sponsorship as a commitment to this national holiday.

“It's a high profile event that has directly led to business opportunities for us, and has helped cement us as a leader in the community. Beyond that, it's an ideal place to invite clients to be a part of a positive, kinetic, feel-good atmosphere.”

July Fourth Fact Sheet



Festifall - Over 15,000 convene downtownFestifall Arts Festival (October)

The Festifall Arts Festival attracts more than 15,000 patrons each year to historic West Franklin in downtown Chapel Hill  - - our demographics provide relevant marketing platforms for building brand awareness,  launching new products or services, and connecting with  your consumers in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

“Festifall is a high profile event that has directly led to new business opportunities. Beyond that, it’s an ideal ,  feel-good atmosphere where we connect with consumers in a meaningful way.”                                         

Festifall Arts Festival Fact Sheet



Egg Hunt 2012 Home Depot projectAnnual Community Egg Hunt (March/April)
Align your company with this annual spring celebration to build your customers’ trust and loyalty. Invest in an event with a wide reach, lasting impact and high visibility. More than 1500 families attend annually. 

Egg Hunt Sponsorship Fact Sheet



Market Exposure

As the premier, free, arts & entertainment festivals in Orange County, with an attendance exceeding 70,000, annually, Chapel Hill is the perfect forum for local, regional, and national companies to target the Triangle market and gain tremendous exposure for their products or services to consumers throughout the Southeast.

Festivals and Events in Chapel HIll offer strategic marketing opportunities for innovative companies to maximize exposure, increase sales, and create brand awareness while strengthening their community image. 


Attendees will range in age from 25-60 years old, Students, Young Professionals, Executives, business owners, married with children. The typical family in this trade area is highly educated, single and dual income, with children. The largest segment of the population falls within a $50-74,999 household income. Chapel Hill’s median income is $87,846.

Extensive coverage on television, radio, and in print with a total advertising value exceeding $50,000. In 2012, over 400 radio spots, and 20 print and online ads promoted the event. Numerous feature stories are the result of news releases and press kits that are distributed to over 100 media contacts throughout the region. The event web site is a new development adding more information and exposure to our event.

Corporate Sponsorship, Festival Revenue, and Town Support

Sponsor Investment
Range in investment according to the venue’s magnitude and the amount of exposure and promotion the sponsor receives. Sponsorship proposals are customized to meet the specific goals and objectives of the organization.

For more information on how these prestigious events can help your company meet its marketing objectives, contact:

Wes Tilghman
Marketing & Sponsorship
(919) 968 2823
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