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

Festival History



2014 Schedule of Events

The 2014 PurpleHull Pea Festival & World Championship Rotary Tiller Race will be June 28.  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 TBA..

The PurpleHull Pageant will be June 21..

The Kids Fishing Derby was the morning of June 21.

Now, for the 2014 festival schedule:

NOTE: Times are TENTATIVE.  Check back often.

Saturday, June 28, 2014 :

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

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Pea Flea Market

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Festival's Farmers Market

8:00 a.m
. Tractor Show check in

9:00 a.m. Tractor Exhibitions begin

10:00 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.

11:00 a.m. Entertainment by Silver Belles

11:30 a.m. World Cup PurpleHull Pea Shelling Competition

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

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

1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Various Entertainment

2:30 p.m.
The 200 World Championship Rotary Tiller Race.

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

5:30 p.m. Pea Quilt Drawing

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 below).

8:00 pm. - 11:00 pm  The finale - The BancorpSouth Pea-Stompin' Street Dance.


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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