Schedule of Events

33nd Annual Mushroom Festival

September 8 and 9, 2018 (plus Friday evening, September 7)

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 8th  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

12:30 pm

  • Nicely, Smith and Hawkins, Community Stage, South Union Street

1 pm

1:15 pm

2 pm

  • evergrow, Community Stage, South Union Street

2:15 pm

2:45 pm

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

3:30 pm

  • Tim Celfo and Joe Hillman, Community Stage, South Union Street

4:15 pm

4:30 pm

5 pm

  • Orpheus Supertones, Community Stage, South Union Street

5:10 pm

6:00 pm

  • Andrew Lipke, Community Stage, South Union Street

7 pm

  • Street Fair closes

8 pm

Sunday, September 9th 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

11 am

  • Soup and Wine Fest opens (last admission 3:15 with voting until 4 pm), Special Events Tent, Willow and E. State Streets

11:30 am

Noon

  • Mushroom Judging, Growers’ Exhibit, Broad Street
  • Campbell and Son, Community Stage, South Union Street

12:15 pm

12:30 pm

1 pm

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

1:15 pm

1:30 pm

  • Mushroom Judging Sales begin
  • Hot Breakfast, Community Stage, South Union Street

2 pm

2:45 pm

3:00 pm

  • Brian Fitzy, Community Stage, South Union Street

3:30 pm

3:45 pm

4 pm

  • Painted Mushroom Silent Auction ends

4:30 pm

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

4:40 pm

5 pm

  • 32nd Annual Mushroom Festival closes