The 33rd Annual Mushroom Festival in Kennett Square, the mushroom capital of the world, kicks off on Saturday, September 8th for a weekend of fun and entertainment!
The festivities begin on Friday evening with the Community Parade at 6pm. The parade travels down State Street, and features marching bands, floats, and local organizations. Following the parade is Dancing in the Streets with music by Good Foot until 9:30pm.
The Mushroom Festival street fair begins on Saturday and features delicious food including mushroom inspired dishes, entertainment all day, nearly 250 vendors, culinary events, growing exhibits, contests, and an Old Fashioned Carnival with rides and games for all ages.
The carnival is located across from Kennett High School in the Genesis Healthcare parking lot and will be open Friday – Sunday. Ride tickets are $1.25 per ticket and $25 for 24 tickets. Pay one Price ride wristbands are $25 per wristband/per day at the festival and $20 when purchased in advance at Innovative Ticketing.
See the Mushroom Festival’s website for a complete schedule of entertainment and events at the festival.
- Street Fair
- Saturday: 10am – 7pm
- Sunday: 10am – 5pm
- Friday: 6pm – 10pm
- Saturday: 3pm – 10pm
- Sunday: 1pm – 6pm
- $3 for guests 12 and older
Event Sites & Contact
Vendor information can be found at the Mushroom Festival’s vendor page.
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