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

11:30 am

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

11:45

  • Jungle Joe’s Wild Adventures,  Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

12:30 pm

  • Nicely, Smith and Hawkins, Community Stage, South Union Street
  • Pittman’s Magic, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

1 pm

  • Melissa D’Arabian,  Culinary Tent, Broad Street

1:30 pm

  • Jungle Joe’s Wild Adventures, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

2 pm

  • evergrow, Community Stage, South Union Street
  • Jennifer Daskevich, Culinary Tent, Broad Street
  • Dan & Galla’s Musical Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

2:30 pm

  • Jungle Joe’s Wild Adventures, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street
  • Pre-Game Entertainment for National Fried Mushroom Eating Contest, Special Events Tent, State and Willow streets

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

  • Melissa D’Arabian,  Culinary Tent, Broad Street
  • Pittman’s Magic, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

3:30 pm

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

4:15 pm

  • Jungle Joe’s Wild Adventures, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

4:30 pm

  • Jennifer Daskevich, Culinary Tent, Broad Street

4:45 pm

  •  Dan & Galla’s Musical Show (wrap up celebration), Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

5 pm

  • Orpheus Supertones, Community Stage, South Union Street

6:00 pm

  • Andrew Lipke, Community Stage, South Union Street

7 pm

  • Street Fair closes
  • Gates open for Alejandro Escovedo and Don Antonio — The Crossing Concert, Special Events Tent, State and Willow streets

8 pm

  • Alejandro Escovedo and Don Antonio — The Crossing Concert, Special Events Tent, State and Willow streets

 

Sunday, September 9th Events

7:30 am

  • Registration opens for Mushroom Run and Fun Walk, Pennock Park, 650 W. South Street, Kennett Square, PA

8:30 am

  • Mushroom Run and Fun Walk starts at Pennock Park, 650 W. South Street, Kennett Square, PA

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

10:30 am

  • Barry Crumlich. Culinary Tent, Broad 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’s Musical Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

11:45 am

  • Pittman’s Magic, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

Noon

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

12:45 pm

  • Andrew’s Big Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

1 pm

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

1:30 pm

  • Mushroom Judging Sales begin
  • Hot Breakfast, Community Stage, South Union Street
  • Dan & Galla’s Musical Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

2 pm

  • Nick Farrell, Culinary Tent, Broad Street
  • Pittman’s Magic, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

3:00 pm

  • Brian Fitzy, Community Stage, South Union Street
  • Andrew’s Big Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street

3:15 pm

  • Mark Eastman, Culinary Tent, Broad Street

3:45 pm

  • Dan & Galla’s Musical Show (wrap up celebration), Chilren’s Stage, Lafayette Street

4 pm

  • Painted Mushroom Silent Auction ends

4:30 pm

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

5 pm

  • 32nd Annual Mushroom Festival closes

 

See you for the 34th Annual Mushroom Festival, September 7 and 8, 2019!