Onion Festivals in 2019: Where, When and More to Find an Onion Festival Near You!
Looking for a Onion festival in November 2019? There is no other listing as
complete and current as this list, just updated! Onion festivals are held through the United States,
Canada, Britain, and
Australia and much of the world. All the Onion
festivals we can find are listed on this page!
If you love apples, look for a festival near you below! And I'm
looking for more Onion festivals! Please write me, if
you know of any to add! I update the dates as soon as the festivals
publish their information, but you can always click on the links (usually
the name of the festival) to see the current information on the festival's
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year's dates on the website for each festival. If they don't have a
website, call the phone number provided, but ALWAYS CONFIRM THIS YEAR'S
DATES AND TIMES BY EITHER VIEWING THEIR WEBSITE OR CALLING.
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Onion Festivals in 2019: Where, When and More to Find an Onion Festival Near You!
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- Onion Festival - April
Barioni Boulevard and Imperial Avenue, Imperial, CA. The festival is
scheduled for 5 p.m. to 9 pm on a Saturday each April in Imperial
between 7th and 9th streets centered along Barioni Boulevard and
That's all I know
about this one. Anyone have more information, like their website? If
please write me!
Glennville Sweet Onion Festival - May
Farmers Market, Glennville, GA. Glennville's biggest annual event, the
Glennville Sweet Onion Festival, has hosted over 34 years of events, and
sunny skies have shone upon every one. The festive day on the second
Saturday of each May celebrates the harvesting of the famous Vidalia
sweet onion crop. The day begins with a sweet onion run and walk and a
downtown parade. Then on to the State Farmers' Market on Highway 301
South for an array of arts and crafts, delightful entertainment,
children's rides and games, delectable food (that includes fried sweet
onion rings and blooming onions). The event draws over 6,000 people each
year. Festival Gates Open 9:00am - 6:00pm, $5.00 adults $3.00 children,
Children under 2 FREE!, Military / Individuals FREE with military ID..
9:45am - Parade, 2:00pm - World Championship Turtle Race
Vidalia Onion Festival - Late April (over 30 years)
Vidalia, GA. Phone: 912-538-8687. Email:
[email protected]. Each
spring, Vidalia anticipates the harvest of Georgia’s Official State
Vegetable, the internationally known Vidalia Sweet Onion. The occasion
is celebrated with an array of fun-filled activities. The festival lasts
an entire weekend and normally kicks off with the opening ceremonies on
Thursday night, featuring a themed children's parade and several special
performances. Friday brings a fun-filled street dance, where you can eat
to your heart's content. On Saturday and Sunday enjoy the arts and
crafts festival or attend the air showThe Vidalia Onion
Festival has been featured on The Food Network. Admission to Friday’s
Street Dance downtown was (in 2019) $5 ages 6-Adult; children 5 and
under admitted free. Admission at the gate to Saturday’s Concert at the
Stage at City Park in Downtown Vidalia is $25 per person. See Concert
page for Early Bird Specials. No Coolers, No Outside Food or Beverage,
No Outside Containers, No Pets. Locations and events (see the map below)
Stage at City Park
& Public Tasting
Arts & Crafts & Onion Eating Contest
Southern Gospel Music Fest
Buy Onion Rings here
Ladson Genealogical Library
Vidalia Onion Museum & Welcome Center
Maui Onion Festival - First Weekend in May
Phone: (808) 875-0457. Sweet onions served many ways, from onion rings
to onion pizza, gumbo and onions smothered on chicken, goat cheese, etc.
They have an onion recipe contest, an onion eating contest and a parade.
For information, contact Whalers Village at 808-661-4567 or email
Media contact: Charlene Kauhane of Kauhane Communications, Inc. at [email protected] or
Elba Onion Annual Festival - Since 1937, on a Saturday in
July from 12 pm til 8pm
Elba Village Park. Kiddie Parade
at noon, Kids tractor pull at 12:30. The festival also includes parades,
food, music and a pageant competition.Firemen’s parade at 4pm, followed
by the crowning of the Onion Queen. Food, music, and family fun.The town
of Elba, New York claims to be the "Onion Capital of the World".
Pine Island’s Annual Onion Festival - Usually held on a Sunday
in Early September, begins at 2 pm
Polish Legion of American
Veterans Pavilion, Pine Island, NY. Phone: 845-258-1469 for more
information and to sign up. The contest is in celebration of Pine
Island’s 3000 acres of hearty onions that are famous throughout America.
This event also is held in cooperation with the Annual Onion Festival
For advance tickets to the Annual Onion Festival, call 1-800-724-0727.
- Texas Onion Fest - Saturday, March 28, 2020
Mayor Pablo Pena City
Park, 300 N. Airport, Westlaco, TX. Phone: (956) 968-2102.. The Texas
Onion Fest celebrates the development of the world famous Texas 1015
Onion which was developed in Weslaco. The name of the 1015 onion came
from the suggested planting date, October 15. Texas Onion Fest is
sponsored by the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce. The festivities
include live entertainment on two stages, the exciting Onion Eating
Contest, delicious food, commercial booths, kiddie rides, two
performances by the Dancing Horses at the Charro Arena, 1015 Market, Car
Show, cooking demonstrations at the Culinary Center, and so much more!
Texas Onion Fest, more information.
GATE ADMISSION Gates open Saturday at 9
PARKING / GATE ENTRANCES
Parking is free. Gate entrances are located at at Airport Dr. and
Dolores Huerta Blvd.
HANDICAP PARKING The east side parking lot near
Airport Drive is designated for vehicles with handicap permits. No
outside food or beverages, pets, or weapons.
CONTACT INFORMATION For
more information, call the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce
Payson Golden Onion Days - September
Payson, UT. Helicopter rides, a parade, talent contents, law mower
races, an dloads of onion dishes!
Walla Walla 35th Annual Sweet Onion Festival - Saturday in mid to late
Main Street Downtown Walla Walla between 3rd & 4th street, Walla
Walla, WA. Phone: (509) 529-8755. Email
[email protected]. Fun for the whole family Come
join us as we celebrate the local agricultural community and highlight
the Washington State’s official vegetable, the Walla Walla Sweet Onion.
This is one of Walla Walla’s finest traditions and family friendly
event. This festival includes Executive Chef’s demonstrations using the
Walla Walla Sweet Onion, Entertainment, Live Music, Awesome KidZone
brought to you by The Children’s Museum of Walla Walla, Your Green Life,
Food Vendors showcasing the Walla Walla Sweet Onion, Artisan Vendors,
Informational Vendors and so much more! And don’t forget about the
Friday Night 5K Funion Run…..run starts at 8pm.
To become a vendor,
please contact Cindy Frost, Event Manager
Peterborough Purple Onion Festival - Sunday, September 22, 2019
at 11 AM – 4 PM
Millennium Park, 130 King St., Peterborough, Ontario.
Phone: 905-515-3179. Email:
[email protected]. The 9th Annual Purple Onion Festival is
a beautiful Autumnal Equinox Festival celebrating our local bounty and
harvest; bright and colourful with booth after booth over spilling with
the best of the season's crop. This year there is an outstanding lineup
of local musicians all day long while you browse, shop and explore
through the local vendors. This family fun event is all about the
community supporting our Local Economy! If you are longing for a truly
local Peterborough experience, this is the place to be with excitement
for all ages!
- Newent Onion Fayre
- Saturday, 14 Sepetmber 2019, Starts 10am; Don't miss the grand parade
Newent, United Kingdom.. Phone: 07960 731180 or 01531
[email protected]. THREE stages of Live music, Food
Village, Dog Show, street entertainers, dancing, fairground rides,
exhibitions, lakeside events and over 100 stands. From fresh local food
and produce, lunches and snacks, through to beers, wines, ciders and
juice, there's a lot more than just onions! Newent Onion Fayre is a
great day out for all the family, Check out the Funion Zone for all
sorts of exciting childrens activities
Onion Festival (weimar zwiebelfest) - Friday, October 11, 2019 -
Sunday, October 13, 2019
WeWeimar, Germany. The onion festival was
established in 1653. This unusual and special event takes place annually
in the onion market of the city of Weimar. The event attracts about
300,000 visitors every year. The event has a huge variety of onions and
also beer and food counters, contests and an Onion Queen coronation. .
- Festa della Cipolla di Cannara - from 3 to 8 and from 10 to 15 September 2019
Piazza Umberto I, 3 , Cannock, Cannara 06033. Phone. 339.2122140. Email:
[email protected]. Cannara turns into a city of taste and
fun. La Cipolla, the onion is central to the festival with shows, the
competitions, the food and the fun. Evenings and weekends
appreciating the great ability of the vendors and booths in turning the
motto “give me an onion and I'll cook the world” into reality.