ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Preparations are underway for Elmira College's upcoming 54th Annual Octagon Fair, and the institution is now seeking vendors for the event.

The Octagon Fair is one of Elmira College's traditional homecoming events. In addition to student organizations participating, the fair features a variety of local vendors including craft booths, food trucks, business stands, games for children, puppet shows and more.

"It's just a good way for the community to come together and have a lot of fun," said James Blair '23, the Student Coordinator of the event.

The Elmira College Octagon Fair will take place Saturday, Oct. 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Businesses who would like to sign up as a vendor can do so at OctagonFair.Elmira.edu. Any questions can be sent to [email protected]