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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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 was Saturday, June 7, at 6:00 p.m., at the "Friendship Garden" on the south lawn of the Emerson United Methodist Church.

The PurpleHull Pageant was June 21..

The Kids Fishing Derby was the morning of June 21 on Mullins Pond, just off U.S. 79, on the north side of Emerson.

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

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.

10:30 a.m. World Cup PurpleHull Pea Shelling Competition

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

11:30 a.m. Entertainment by Silver Belles in Cafetorium

12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. LifeShare Bloodmobile accepting donations

12:30
Delectable Festival Dessert Auction

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

1:30 p.m.
Entertainment, Cafetorium stage

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


4:00 p.m.
Greased Pig Contest

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

6:00 p.m.
The Big Ole Mess of Peas Eating Contest

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.featuring the Derek Herndon Band !


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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