2016 PurpleHull Pageant
The 2016 PurpleHull Pageant will be 7:00 p.m., Friday, June 25.
(The June 18 pageant was cancelled, and now the PurpleHull Pea Pageant
will be June 24. We apologize for the confusion.)
To download an application for this new pageant date, click
Follow the instructions on the application.
For those from outside our area and unfamiliar with it, the pageant takes
place in the Emerson School "Cafetorium," a red brick building just east
of the elementary school.
The physical address for the elementary school is 506 W. Main, Emerson, AR
71740. (Main Street is the same as Arkansas Hwy 98.)
The festival takes place on and near the grounds of Emerson Schools. You
can get more info regarding directions by going to our
Also, be sure and "Like" our
to be alerted to all festival updates.
We encourage all our pageant
winners to be in the Million Tiller Parade
which will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, June 25. The parade will begin forming
near the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 79 and Hwy. 98 at 12:30 p.m.
You do not have to be
from Emerson or a resident of Arkansas to participate! We invite everyone to come join the
2014 PurpleHull Pageant Winners
Our sincerest thanks to our pageant
sponsor, Farmers Bank & Trust