Being a true “grass roots” local festival, the OTFF relies primarily on the generosity of its sponsors to defray the costs of running the festival.
These civic-minded individuals and businesses have volunteered to help put on this festival for the enjoyment of the community.


UNITED COMMUNITY BANK - United Community Bank has been "the bank that service built" in our area since 2003. They are here to serve all your banking needs and are conveniently located at 291 US 19 E Burnsville.

proud to serve customers in Western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee.  We are a locally owned and family operated building supply company located in Burnsville, since 1984.

BALD CREEK TRACTOR - Harley and Greg Fox have been maintaining a full service tractor sales and service company in west Yancey for over 20 years and have been instrumental in acquiring the "kiddie peddle tractor" for the Old Timey Fall Festival raffle.

SAM'S OIL SERVICE - Sam's Oil has served the Burnsville community with home delivery of heating fuels since 1972. Look for their distinctive white trucks located just west of "Andy's Service Station".   Service built Sam's Oil and is still the driving force in the success of their business.

BUCHANAN and YOUNG - This auto and truck dealership has been serving the people of Burnsville and surrounding area since 1968 -- offering a full line of Chryslers, Dodges, and Jeeps along with parts, outstanding service and pre-owned vehicles.

Always some delicious on special…. With a varied menu ant a great price its one of the best places to eat in Burnsville.

NU WRAY INN - The Nu Wray Inn is a great place for meetings with family, coworkers or just friends and great destination hub for your Western North Carolina adventures. From the moment you enter this landmark house, history surrounds you. The Nu Wray has provided hospitality in itscomfortable rooms for generations of travelers including Thomas Wolfe, Elvis Presley and Christopher Reeves. Relax on the front porch rocking chairs or enjoy our gardens.

GARDEN DELI - SNAPDRAGON - The Garden Deli has served the community since 1987 - serving up mouth-watering deli sandwiches
and salads on the north end of the square. Don't forget to check out the newest addition to the square" Snap Dragon" serving up locally raised beef burgers, fish tacos, wings and more in an atmosphere that celebrates Burnsville's namesake " Capt. Otway
Burns" and h;is heroic efforts aboard his ship " Snap Dragon" during the war of 1812.

PIG & GRITS - We are all about hospitality, great food and great service. Our pork is slow smoked overnight, over hickory wood. It's always fresh, and if we run out, we run out. We source local ingredients seasonally, and our feature board always has something new for our guests.


Unique gifts for all occasions and price ranges! Popular items include: Locally handcrafted pottery, Willow Tree Angels, Yankee Candles, wind chimes, jewelry, Camille Beckman bath products, Lang Calendars, just to name a few! Lay-Away and free gift wrapping available as well as shipping!

Community minded family living in the Burnsville Area.

JAMES AND KAREN GILMOUR Community minded couple living in the Burnsville Area.
Helping in Community events including the Old Timey Fall Festival.

CRAIG MAUDSLEY - Antique Car enthusiast who will be behind the wheel of his car in this parade. He will be happy to discuss his pride and joy when parked on the square.

ROBERTSONS DESIGN AND SIGNS/YANCEY GRAPHICS – A small sign company serving western North Carolina. Our primary objective is supply the small business owner with quality and care when it comes to graphic design and sign needs to maximize the impact of their business. We are deeply rooted in the printing and graphic industry by helping to establish Yancey Graphics Printing Inc. in Burnsville, North Carolina in 1973. We have since established a new company, Robertson Design & Sign to meet the growing graphic and sign needs in the surrounding area. We ship to all fifty states and Canada. 

WELLS FARGO BANK– is a provider of banking, mortgage, investing, credit card, insurance, and consumer and commercial financial services. Centrally located on the square in Burnsville.

ocated in downtown Burnsville, just west of the beautiful town square and across from Burnsville Town Hall! In addition to the finest organic fresh brewed coffee, we're proud to be your source for amazing beverages, specialty breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and fresh baked pastries!

CAROLINA MOUNTAIN REALTY - Discover Burnsville, NC & Spruce Pine, NC Real Estate today with one of our professional REALTORS® . Carolina Mountain Realty has been serving buyers and sellers of real estate for over 41 years. Located inBurnsville North Carolina, Carolina Mountain Realty specializes in the listing & selling of real estate in Yancey & Mitchell Counties.

PAT & JANET HEPBURN - A couple keen in helping with local events, non profits and charitable giving. Pat's love of Tractors and Old Cars has made him an a valued committee member and automotive organizer of the Old Timey Festival. Pat always drives one of his tractor in the event and can be seen at the start of the Tractor Parade with his hat and red suspenders. Also organizers of the Chilli Cookoff a fundraising event in the local area. This year to be held at the Orchard at Altapass.
It will be held this year on Aug 13, 15.

The Laura’s experience centers around two things: great food and the joy of sharing good times with those who matter most. We offer diners the opportunity to explore a diverse range of regional Italian dishes in a fun, casual setting.

BLALOCK INSURANCE - Dedicated to protecting Burnsville residents with at a price you can afford with professional service. Call (828) 682-9778 for risk-free insurance quotes or stop by at 626 W Main St # A. Servicing Burnsville and the entire Yancey county region.


Community minded couple with Ginger heading up the Yancey Chamber of Commerce in Burnsville.

Community minded couple living in the Burnsville Area.

MOUNTAIN TIME ON MAIN/COLDWELL BANKER – strives to be where the locals visit regularly and where the tourists want to be. We offer a wide variety of outdoor living products, home decor, Buck Stove heating units, local artisan merchandise and so much more. Stop by us Main Street and don't forget to ask for ROAN.

In the same building is…COLDWELL BANKER - KING – a a full-service real estate boutique firm serving clients interested in buying and selling in and around the greater Asheville NC area.

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