2022 Schedule of Events

The 2022 PurpleHull Pea Festival & World Championship Rotary Tiller Race will begin at 9:00 a.m., June 25. 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:

June 3rd, 2022 The Blessing of the PurpleHull Pea Crop at the Emerson School Garden, located just northwest of old Emerson School gymnasium.

June 20th, 2022 PurpleHull Pea Festival Treasure Hunt begins ($250 sponsored by People’s Bank- Magnolia). The first clue will be announced Monday morning, continuing with a new clue each morning until the treasure is found.

Friday, June 24, 2022

3:00 p.m. Set up for Vendors and Family Night

5:00 p.m. 

  • Start Family Night
  • Start Cornhole Tournament

5:30 p.m. Fish Fry (Emerson Fire Dept.)

6:30 p.m. Talent/ Performance (Street Dance to Follow)

9:00 p.m. End of Family Night

Saturday, June 25, 2022

6:00 a.m. Set up for Vendors

8:00 a.m. Tractor/ Car Check-in

9:00 a.m. Festival Opens (all day)

  • Cranking of the Tiller
  • Tractor Show
  • Car Show
  • T Shirt Sales (in the cafeteria or information booth)

TBD Pea Shelling Contest

11:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m (Cafeteria)

3:00 p.m. Silent Auction Ends/ Games

4:00 p.m. Tiller Set Up

5:00 p.m. Start of Sawblade.com World Championship Rotary Tiller Race (With New Event)

6:00 p.m. Riblet Meal

7:00-9:30 p.m. Code Blue Band and FIREWORK SHOW

There’s lots to see at the PurpleHull Pea Festival – but
undoubtedly the highlight is the Sawblade.com World Championship Rotary Tiller Race.

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