Schedule of Events

34th Annual Mushroom Festival

September 7 and 8, 2019 (plus Friday evening, September 6) 

Friday, September 6th 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 (until 9:30 pm)

Saturday, September 7th  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 (11:00am-11:30am)

11:30 am

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

11:45 am

  • Pittman Magic, Juggling, and Comedy Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street (11:45am-12:30pm)

12:30 pm 

  • Katelyn Christine, Community Stage, South Union Street (12:30-1:30pm)

12:45 pm

  • Andrew’s Big Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street (12:45pm-1:30pm)

1 pm

  • Culinary Tent, Broad Street
  • Flyers Community Caravan on South Street (1pm-3pm)

1:45 pm

  • Dan & Galla’s Musical Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street (1:45pm-2:15pm)

2 pm

  • Green Eggs and Jam, Community Stage, South Union Street (2:00-3:00pm)
  • Culinary Tent, Broad Street

2:30 pm

  • Pittman Magic, Juggling, and Comedy Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street (2:30pm-3:15pm)
  • 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

  • Culinary Tent, Broad Street

3:30 pm

  • Chris Bruni, Community Stage, South Union Street (3:30-4:30pm)
  • Andrew’s Big Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street (3:30pm-4:15pm)

4:30 pm

  • Fantastic Fungi Pre-Screening, American Legion Building, Broad Street (4:30pm-6:30pm)
  • Dan & Galla’s Musical Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street (4:30pm-5:00pm)

5 pm

  • The Gilroy’s, Community Stage, South Union Street (5:00-6:00pm)

7 pm

  • Hoots and Hellmouth concert in the Special Events tent (7:00pm-10:00pm)
  • Street Fair closes

 

Sunday, September 8th 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

  • 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 (11:00am-11:30am)

11:45 am

  • Pittman Magic, Juggling, and Comedy Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street (11:45am-12:30pm)

Noon

  • Mushroom Judging, Growers’ Exhibit, Broad Street
  • It’s About the People, Community Stage, South Union Street (12:00-1:00pm)
  • Culinary Tent, Broad Street

12:45 pm

  • Andrew’s Big Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street (12:45pm-1:30pm)

1 pm

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

1:30 pm

  • Campbell and Son, Community Stage, South Union Street (1:30-2:30pm)

1:45 pm 

  • Dan & Galla’s Musical Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street (1:45pm-2:15pm)

2 pm

  • Culinary Tent, Broad Street

2:30 pm 

  • Pittman Magic, Juggling, and Comedy Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street (2:30pm-3:15pm)

3:00 pm

  • Hot Breakfast, Community Stage, South Union Street (3:00-4:00pm)

3:15 pm

  • Culinary Tent, Broad Street

3:30 pm 

  • Andrew’s Big Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street (3:30pm-4:15pm)

4 pm

  • Painted Mushroom Silent Auction ends

4:30 pm

  • Cute-As-A-Button Baby Photo Contest voting ends
  • Dan & Galla’s Musical Show, Children’s Stage, Lafayette Street (4:30pm-5:00pm)

5 pm

  • 34th Annual Mushroom Festival closes

 

See you for the 35th Annual Mushroom Festival, September 12 and 13, 2020!