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2018 Sponsors

We'd like to thank all of our sponsors. We couldn't put this festival on without you! Find out all the ways we need money, and how much we'd appreciate you giving it to us - sponsor or donate.

Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau

36 Montford Ave. Asheville, NC 28801
828.258.6117 828.442.1556
Sponsorship Level: Builder

The Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority (BCTDA) is funded through the Buncombe County room tax. The BCTDA, through its staff at the Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), works with tourism partners to increase room nights in Buncombe County, thus increasing the economic impact of visitors to the area. The BCTDA and the staff of the CVB work to promote the area as an attractive tourism destination to visitors, meeting and convention planners, tour operators and incentive groups. They work to carry out the BCTDA's mission, "To be a leader in the economic development of Buncombe County by attracting and servicing visitors, generating income, jobs and tax revenues which make the community a better place to live and visit." They maintain the website and this year launched the Festivals and Cultural Events grant program of which the Montford Festival was one of the inaugural recipients.

Envision Eyecare

181 Charlotte Street Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 254-6757
Sponsorship Level: Builder
Envision Eyecare is an optometric practice dedicated to excellence in eye care, quality, and our community. At Envision Eyecare, we enhance, protect, and preserve our patient's precious sense of sight for a lifetime. From complete comprehensive eye care, to stylish eyewear, we've got you covered in Asheville.

LaZoom Tour Company

90 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville NC 28801
(828) 225-6932
Sponsorship Level: Friend
"A City Tour with a Twist"
Hop on LaZoom's iconic purple bus and find the funny side of Asheville. Our city-wide afternoon and evening tours are historical and hysterical, featuring outlandish comedy skits, entertaining tour guides, and much more. You have never taken a tour like this before - it's a show on wheels! So grab your favorite beverage (or a local Asheville brew) and do what the locals do . . . Get on the Big Purple Bus!!! LaZoom also offers Haunted Comedy tours.

Bionic Man Painting Company

(828) 215-7772

Sponsorship Level: Friend
Our mission is to provide safe, consistent, and somewhat interesting work for our employees/ workers to build their present and future upon. And to do what we say, when we say, the way we say we are going to do it.

Sid Border, ERA Sunburst Realty

111 Central Avenue, Asheville
(828) 258-1284, (828) 258-5384 (fax)
Sponsorship Level: Neighbor
Montford resident Sid Border of ERA Sunburst Realty, and his family, are long-time supporters of the Montford neighborhood. Learn more about Sid's interest in and experience with selling historic homes in the Asheville area.

Tod's Tasties

102 Montford Ave. Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 505-3701
Sponsorship Level: Neighbor
Tod's is Montford's neighborhood cafe, serving up classic homemade breakfast, lunch, and dinner 7 days a week. We conscientiously source ingredients locally and regionally, and adventurous specials change daily. Come find us on instagram @todtasty and facebook.

Wake the Foot Sanctuary & Shop

1 Page Avenue Suite 115, Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 575-9799
Sponsorship Level: Neighbor
The concept, although unusual, is really quite simple & familiar. Come in, cozy up on a couch or chair, and slip your feet into a luxurious warm soak of your choosing. Sink deeper into relaxation and well-being by selecting one of our signature add-on massages (like a foot and lower leg, or a head, neck, and shoulder massage) to enjoy during your visit. Choose from a variety of our unique teas to sip during your treatment, snuggle up with a good book, or just come by and escape the day. It is a day spa experience for your feet that will also awaken your mind AND soul.

Brian C. Hunter, CPA, P.A.

125 Cherry Street, Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 232-1130
Sponsorship Level: Neighbor
Brian C. Hunter, CPA, P.A. is a firm of Certified Public Accountants and consultants located here in the Montford neighborhood of Asheville, NC. Since 1995, we have provided personalized attention to tax, accounting and financial planning matters for business and personal clients throughout the eastern United States. Our services include special emphasis on rehabilitation tax credits, conservation easements and services for creative professionals.

Montford Family Law

89 Montford Avenue Asheville, NC 28801
Sponsorship Level: Neighbor
Montford Family Law is the law office of Jacob Ehrmann and Alex Gomes. We are NC Board Certified Specialists in Family Law. Jacob and Alex represent clients throughout Western North Carolina in all aspects of family law including divorce, child custody and support, property settlement, alimony, and adoption. We welcome all types of families.

2018 Montford Challenge

Sponsorship Level:

This year Montford residents offered "matching donation challenges" to the neighborhood to increase total funds raised for the Festival. Below are the "Challengers" and those who met the challenge. Many thanks to all who donated!

The Challengers:
The Donors:
Bill Jacobs & Susan Posey

98.1 The River

1190 Patton Avenue, Asheville, 28806
(828) 259-9695
Sponsorship Level:
98.1 the River is about the album, the artist and the music, playing 30 years of tracks from established superstars like Dave Matthews Band, Natalie Merchant, Van Morrison, Jackson Brown, plus the best newer artists like Mumford and Sons, The Avett Brothers, Jack Johnson and Michael Franti & Spearhead. The RIVER's never-ending mission is to serve Asheville's musically adventurous adults that live independently of the masses. The River - Where Different Is Good.

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