32nd Annual Mushroom Festival

September 9 and 10, 2017 (plus Friday evening, September 8)

Friday’s Events

6 pm

  • Old Fashioned Carnival opens (closes 10 pm), 600 S, Broad Street
  • Community Parade Kicks-Off from State and Willow Street

Following the Parade:
Dancing in the Streets with Good Foot (until 9:30 pm)

Saturday, September 9th  Events

10 am

  • Street Fair opens (closes 7 pm)
  • Growers’ Exhibit opens, Broad Street
  • Painted Mushroom Silent Auction opens, E. State and Broad Streets
  • Cute-As-A-Button Baby Photo Contest voting begins, near Children’s Rides

10:30 am

  • Amateur Mushroom Cook-off begins, Special Events Tent, Willow and E. State Streets

11 am

  • Antique and Classic Car Show opens, Broad and Cypress Streets (closes 4 pm)
  • Official Mushroom Soup served, Masonic Lodge, Center and Cypress Streets

11:30 am

  • Judging begins Amateur Mushroom Cook-off, Special Events Tent, Willow and E. State Streets

Noon

  • Dan & Galla Musical Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

12:30 pm

  • Hot Breakfast, Community Stage, South Union Street
  • Horn’s Punch and Judy Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

1 pm

  • James Beard Foundation Blended Burger Project – meet three chefs from the 2017 Blended Burger Project and sample their burgers. — Culinary Tent, Broad Street

1:15 pm

  • Pittman Magic, Juggling, and Comedy Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

2 pm

  • Steely Jam, Community Stage, South Union Street

2:15 pm

  • Horn’s Punch and Judy Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

2:45 pm

  • Dan & Galla Fun, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

3 pm

  • Fried Mushroom Eating Contest, Special Events Tent, Willow and E. State
  • Old Fashioned Carnival opens (closes 10 pm), 600 S, Broad Street

3:15 pm

  • Pittman Magic, Juggling, and Comedy Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

3:30 pm

  • The Jolly What?,  Community Stage, South Union Street

4:15 pm

  • Gary’s Wildlife Exhibit, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

4:30 pm

  • Culinary Demo: Ray Maxwell, owner and master chef, Brown Derby, Toughkenamon, PA

5 pm

  • Pepperwine Groove, Community Stage, South Union Street

5:10 pm

  • Dan & Galla Musical Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

6:30 pm

  • Native Maze, Community Stage, South Union Street

7 pm

  • Street Fair closes
  • Gates open for 10,000 Maniacs Concert, Special Events Tent, State and Willow Streets

8 pm

10,000 Maniacs Concert, Special Events Tent

 

Sunday, September 10th Events

7:30 am

  • Registration opens for Mushroom Run and Fun Walk

8:30 am

  • Mushroom Run and Fun Walk start on South Street in front of Kennett High School

10 am

  • Street Fair opens (closes 5 pm)
  • Growers’ Exhibit opens, Broad Street
  • Painted Mushroom Silent Auction opens, E. State and Broad Streets
  • Cute-As-A-Button Baby Photo Contest voting begins, near Children’s Rides

10:15 am

  • Community Yoga, with Kate Steller, Community Stage, South Union Street

11 am

  • Soup and Wine Fest opens (last admission 3:15 with voting until 4 pm), Special Events Tent, Willow and E. State Streets
  • Dan & Galla Musical Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

11:30 am

  • Horn’s Punch and Judy Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

 

Noon

  • Mushroom Judging, Growers’ Exhibit, Broad Street
  • Culinary Demo: Barry Crumlich, Pennsylvania Governor’s Executive Chef — Culinary Tent, Broad Street

12:15 pm

  • Pittman Magic, Juggling, and Comedy Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

12:30 pm

  • Hurricane Hoss and the Perfect Storm, Community Stage, South Union Stree

1 pm

  • Old Fashioned Carnival opens (closes at 6 pm), 600 S. Broad Street

1:15 pm

  • Horn’s Punch and Judy Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

 

1:30 pm

  • Mushroom Judging Sales begin

2 pm

  • Dan & Galla Musical Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street
  • Swing the Cat, Community Stage, S. Union Street
  • Culinary Demo –Jim Del Vescovo, owner and chef, Aurora Pizza Kitchen, Jennersville, Pa. — Culinary Tent, Broad Street

2:45 pm

  • Pittman Magic, Juggling, and Comedy Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

3:15 pm

  • Culinary Demo: Jim Berman, Executive chef Grain Craft Bar and Kitchen, Kennett Square , Pa., Culinary Tent, Broad Street

3:30 pm

  • Josh Komorowski and the Sons of Thunder, Community Stage, South Union Street

3:45 pm

  • Gary’s Wildlife Exhibit, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

4 pm

  • Painted Mushroom Silent Auction ends

4:30 pm

  • Cute-As-A-Button Baby Photo Contest voting ends

4:40 pm

  • Dan & Galla Musical Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

5 pm

  • 32nd Annual Mushroom Festival closes

 

Join us at the 33rd Annual Mushroom Festival– September 8 and 9, 2018