There's lots to see at
the PurpleHull Pea
Festival - but
undoubtedly the
highlight is the
World Championship
Rotary Tiller Race.



   
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2015 Schedule of Events


The 2015 PurpleHull Pea Festival & World Championship Rotary Tiller Race will be June 27.  Please note a few events will occur prior to the weekend of the actual festival.  Here's the current schedule.  Please check back for any updates:

The Blessing of the PurpleHull Pea Crop was Saturday, June 6.

The PurpleHull Pageant was June 20.

The Kids Fishing Derby was the morning of June 20 on Mullins Pond, just off U.S. 79, on the north side of Emerson.

Now, for the 2015 festival schedule:

NOTE: Times are TENTATIVE.  Check back often.


Saturday, June 27, 2015 :

All Day, beginning at 8:00 a.m.: Arts & Crafts

All Day, beginning at 8:00 a.m.:
Pea Flea Market

All Day, beginning at 8:00 a.m.:
Festival's Farmers Market

All Day, beginning at 8:00 a.m.:
Food vendors

All Day, beginning at 8:00 a.m.:
Kids' area

8:00 a.m
. Tractor Show check in

9:00 a.m. Tractor Exhibitions begin

9:00 a.m.
The Big Daddy's Hot Water Cornbread Great PurpleHull Peas & Cornbread Cook OffBring your best PurpleHull Peas and Cornbread dish and earn for yourself a place in PurpleHull cooking history. Have your dish there by 9:00 a.m.  Judging begins at 9:30.

10:30 a.m. The Silver Belles Dancers in Cafetorium

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  PurpleHull Pea Meals in Cafetorium

11:00 a.m. Kids Potato Pickup (for kids 12 and under - near tiller track)

11:15 a.m. World Cup PurpleHull Pea Shelling Competition

12:00 noon to 6:30 p.m. LifeShare Bloodmobile accepting donations.

12:30 p.m.
The Great Festival Cake Auction begins.

1:00 p.m.
The world renown Million Tiller Parade.

1:15 p.m.
Outside stage, the Cummins Prison Band. Band will break at about 2:30 p.m., then come back about 3:30 and play until 5:00 p.m.

2:30 p.m.
The magnoliareporter.com/KZHE 200 World Championship Rotary Tiller Race.


5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Peas Got Talent  talent contest

8:00 pm. - 11:00 pm  The finale - The Pea-Stompin' Street Dance.featuring the Karla Case Band !

9:10 - 9:30 p.m.  The PurpleHull Pea Festival 'Pea-tacular' Fireworks Show! This will be at an intermission of the Pea-Stompin' Street Dance (see above).

 


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PurpleHull Pea Festival &
World Championship Rotary Tiller Race
P.O. Box 1
Emerson, Arkansas  71740  USA
Phone: (870) 547-3500 or (501) 416-4657
Pea-Mail: purplehull@juno.com