General Registration Information

$480 Full Registration, all events

$240 Student Registration, all events 

All Events Include:

Wednesday: Opening Reception at Pilgrim Hall and Keynote and Awards at the Church of the Pilgrimage

Thursday: Choice of one Bus Field Tour with continental breakfast at Hotel 1620, lunch, and heavy hors d'oerves. 

Friday: Walking Field Tours 

Saturday: Paper Sessions and President's Plenary, including coffee/tea and snacks. Annual meeting and closing banquet Saturday night.

A PDF of the Field Guide Books to download to your tablet.  Should you wish to have a physical copy, there will be an add-on fee of $20 during the registration process.

Registration opens Monday, February 13, 2023.  To Register click here.

Important Registration Dates

Registration Opens: Monday, February 13, 2023

Early Registration Closes:  Friday, March 31, 2023

Late & Ala Carte Begins: Saturday, April 1, 2023

Registration Closes: Friday, April 14, 2023

In recent years, regular full registration has been closed after early registration due to tours being filled and participants have had to register al a carte.


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 Full Registration  March 31, 2023  April 2, 2022
 Full Registration (Regular Member) $480 $530
 Full Registration (Student Member) $240 $290
 Ala Carte Options available after March 31, 2023    
Wednesday, May 17, Opening Reception, Keynote and VAF Awards    $50
Thursday, May 19, Bus Tours (includes continental breakfast, lunch & heavy hors d'oerves)    $125

Friday, May 19, Plymouth Walking Tours

Saturday, May 21, Paper Sessions, Book Exhibits, and Banquet   $225

Saturday, May 21, Paper Sessions and Book Exhibits (coffee break included) 

Banquet guest only (attending with full conference registrant)    $100
Banquet Only  $145

Payment Information

Pay via credit/debit card (processed by PayPal), PayPal account, or check payable to VAF.

Mail checks to Vernacular Architecture Forum

c/o Claudia Brown

1800 Eastwood Road, Unit160 

Wilmington, North Carolina 28403

Note – your registration and tour selections are not finalized until payment is received.

Refund Policy 

Registration cancellations received before March 31, 2023, will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee.

Cancellations received from April 1 to April 14, 2023, will be refunded 50 percent.

There will be no refunds after April 15, 2023.

Dietary Concerns

If you have dietary concerns or other questions please indicate on the registration form. 

Registration opens Monday, February 13, 2023.

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