Did you know approximately 12,000 – 18,000 people enjoy the festival each year? Most attendees are from Oregon, Washington and California, but we also see visitors from across the United States.
Did you know the North Plains Elephant Garlic Festival was rated the “10th Best Garlic Festival in the World” by Travel Magazine? That’s right “IN THE WORLD!” We are not as famous as Gilroy, CA or as big as Arleux, France; and North Plains is not ancient like Takprü, Turkey or Voghiera, Ferrara, Italy but we still offer a lot of world-class stinking fun.
In 2011 the North Plains Elephant Garlic Festival was awarded the “2011 Essence of Washington County” award.
Providing this free entertainment venue is made possible through the generous sponsorship of businesses and individuals like you! As a sponsor you have the chance to build visibility, connect with customers and other businesses while helping to create events that make North Plains a great place to live!
Benefits of sponsorship include:
- Site Signage: Colorful banners and site signage will provide visibility for your company name and logo.
- Limited Edition Print: Your company will be presented with a limited edition print, commemorating The 17th Annual North Plains Elephant Garlic Festival.
- On-Stage Recognition: Your company’s support of this festival will be recognized from the stage at every concert.
- Festival Music Program: A flier is available each day of the Festival. Sponsors names and logos are listed and major sponsors will have a brief informational piece included.
- Festival Web Site: All sponsors websites will be linked to the festival web site (http://www.funstinks.com)
- Stinkee’s Seal of Approval – Receive our permission to use our festival logo on your promotional materials during the year.
Garlic Festival Sponsorships
The North Plains Events Association, Inc. is now preparing to celebrate the 17th Annual North Plains Elephant Garlic Festival. It is made possible through the generous sponsorships of businesses and individuals like you! Please contact Sponsorship Coordinator Teri Lenahan (503) 310-7512 or Festival Coordinator Patti Burns (503) 647-2619 if you have questions.
Donations can be mailed to Elephant Garlic Festival PO Box 484, North Plains, OR 97133. Checks should be made payable to the North Plains Events Association.
- Premier Sponsor - $6,500 - Your business logo and name will be featured on all, brochures, T-shirts, programs and our official Festival website as a Premier Sponsor of this year’s Festival. You will be listed in all media coverage and all press releases as a Premier Sponsor. Your customized business message will be announced four times each day. Three of your banners will be displayed all three days on the Festival grounds. You will also receive 6 festival T-shirts and a framed festival poster.
- Major Sponsor - $4,000 - If you choose to enter a float, it will lead the parade. Your business name will be displayed at the Festival as a Major Sponsor. Your banner will also be displayed all three days on the Festival grounds. You will also receive: 4 festival T-shirts and a framed festival poster.
- Parade Sponsor - $1,500 - Your banner will lead the parade on August 9, 2014. If you choose to enter a float, it will have a prominent location in the parade. Your banner will also be displayed all three days on the festival grounds. Your will also receive 3 festival T-shirts and a framed festival poster.
- Music Sponsor - $750 - Your business name will be prominently displayed on the music stage. Your business will be listed as the Music Sponsor. You will also receive 2 festival T-shirts and a framed festival poster.
- Kid’s Entertainment Sponsor - $500 – You will receive 2 festival T-shirt and a festival poster
- Transportation Sponsor – $300 – Your business banner will be displayed at the pick-up/drop-off point for the shuttle between Hillsboro and North Plains. We have contracted to provide free round-trip transportation from the end of the Max line in Hillsboro, to our Festival. Your business will be listed as a Transportation Sponsor. You will also receive 2 festival T-shirts and a festival poster.
- Patron - $100 This contributes to the overall expenses of the festival, portable toilets, security, janitorial services, trophies, signs, etc. T-Shirt
- T-Shirt Advertising – Funds raised through this program underwrite the cost of T-shirts and proceeds are used to fund next year’s event. Many collectible t-shirts are sold each year, and worn with pride by Elephant Garlic Festival attendees all year.
- For a $150 contribution we will print your business name and logo on the back of our festival T-shirts. You will receive a complimetary festival T-shirt and a festival poster.
- For a $50 contribution the name of your business will appear on the back of our festival T-shirts. You will receive a complimentary festival T-shirt.
If you are ready to sign up as a sponsor
please click the link below.
The City of North Plains contracts with the North Plains Elephant Garlic Festival to operate the North Plains Elephant Garlic Festival. Proceeds from sponsorships support the NPEA’s operation of the festival and other free community events.