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You won’t see anything else quite like it !
It’s a small-town festival with a one-of-a-kind world championship sporting event, complete with the world’s fastest garden tillers.
Festival of the Year
PurpleHull Pea Festival Wins “Festival of the Year”
In February of 2002, the festival took home probably its greatest honor yet. The Emerson PurpleHull Pea Festival & World Championship Rotary Tiller Race was presented with the Arkansas “Festival of the Year” award at the annual meeting of the Arkansas Festival Association.