Laurel Highlands Historical Village Event Sponsors Application  2023

Laurel Highlands Historical Village
172 Albaugh Park Road Johnstown, PA 15909
(814) 241-6123 Office
Executive Director, Ronald J Shawley [email protected]
Secretary/Treasurer Patti Defibaugh at 814-288-7017 [email protected]
501 (3c) 86-1079004 LHHV web site

Cambria County Arts & Heritage Festival
Laurel Highlands Historical Village is hosting a 2 day Arts and Heritage Festival at Duman Lake County Park on Saturday September 9 and Sunday September 10, 2023. Our mission with this event is to celebrate the past history, the present and future of Cambria County. We are writing to invite you to be a sponsor or supporter of this event. As a leader in the community, your involvement with the Cambria County Arts & Heritage Festival is an opportunity for your organization to receive exposure and to join other businesses, individuals and community service agencies to celebrate the heritage of Cambria County. We are looking to raise $10,000 to cover the costs of entertainment and the event. We can’t meet our goal without the help of local business’s, non-profit organization and individuals from the local community. We are eager to work with you and will customize your sponsorship to support your goals and objectives. Community sponsors are the primary source of funding for this event and will help ensure the event is a success.

You can provide support in the following ways:

Be an event supporter through a monetary donation. Your company logo will be placed on advertising, and web site
commit to Gold or Silver sponsorship by 08/30/2021 and we will create a banner with your logo on one of the following at your request: entertainment stage, opening ceremony, civil war reenactment, 
All sponsors will receive social media recognition.

Volunteer your time during the event.
Be a part of the planning committee.

We plan to have musical entertainment, craft and food vendors, artisans, non-profit agencies sharing what service their organization provides in the community and the history of their organization and encampments depicting the different military camps during different war eras. Please visit our Facebook Page to view some photos of last year’s event. We had approximately 5,000 visitors last year.
We advertise in Cambria, Blair, Bedford, Somerset, Centre, and Allegheny Counties.

Gold Sponsorship $1,000 or more monetary or in-kind sponsorship
Silver Sponsorship $500-$1000 monetary or in-kind sponsorship
Bronze Sponsorship $1-$500 monetary or in-kind sponsorship

Please indicate your preferred sponsorship level, fill out the form below and return it to
LHHV c/o Patti Defibaugh, 434 Locust St., Roaring Spring, PA 16673 or contact Patti at [email protected] or Ron Shawley at 814-241-6123 or [email protected]. You may call if you prefer, we meet with you prior to discuss your sponsorship. Please reply at your earliest convenience.

Thank you for your consideration of our event.

Ron Shawley
Executive Director

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Highlights this year at the Cambria County Arts & Heritage Festival 2021

  • Unlimited Outdoor activities including: Biking, Hiking, Fishing, Boating, Camping, Wildlife, and much more.
  • Show casing a variety of Non Profit groups who plan on having great exhibits. Over 40 NP groups attending.
  • Smokey the Bear
  • Galliker’s Dairy – Antique Ice cream Wagon (Free Samples)
  • Huge Antique Car Cruise In sponsored by Altoona Car Club
  • Barony of St Swithin’s Bog Will Show case their skills as used in 16th Century and small-scale Village.
  • Two full days of entertainment including: That Oldies Band, Boomers, Dan Stonerook and the Wounded Moose. Cambria Heights High School Bagpipe Band
  • Stars Wars
  • Tammy Carlson-Little Egyptian Dancer
  • Church service on Sunday ( It will be an authentic Civil War Service, President Abraham Lincoln ) 9 am
  • Full engagement of Civil War Battles. Civil War camps open to public viewing.
  • Paranormal Show Case Stan Gordon Discussing Bigfoot & UFO sightings in PA including AccuWeather, and other guest Speakers
  • Living History groups displaying their history.
  • Duman Park Playground, Hiking Trails, Fishing and Boating
  • Advertising in Pittsburgh, Cleveland , Altoona, Erie, State College and local county.
  • Bus Tours planning to stop in dropping off potential shoppers seeking to buy your products.
  • Opening ceremony giving thanks to our veterans on Saturday Morning 10 AM. Muster at 9:30 am in large field wedding pavilion
  • Children’s Activities and games.
  • Various Military Groups will be on station to provide support.
  • Pennsylvania State Police Providing a tour of their equipment, finger printing children etc.
  • Antique Tractors
  • 4 – H Display with animals to pet and hold. 
  • Last year’s Attendance was over 3000 persons.
  • Vendor Parking Close to your setup. Ice on hand if needed.
  • Traveling Entertainers about the park: Dancers, Musicians, Artist, Jugglers, Clowns, Magicians and much more.
  • Huge Antique Car Show

     Full services bath rooms with showers.