Rhubarb Festivals in 2018: Where, When and More to Find a Rhubarb Festival Near You!
Looking for a Rhubarb festival in October 2018? There is no other listing as
complete and current as this list, just updated! Rhubarb festivals are held through the United States,
Canada, Britain, and
Australia and much of the world. All the Rhubarb
festivals we can find are listed on this page!
If you love Rhubarb, look for a festival near you below! And I'm
looking for more Rhubarb 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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Rhubarb Festivals in 2018: Where, When and More to Find a Rhubarb Festival Near You!
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Rhubarb Recipes, Canning and Freezing Rhubarb
- Pine Grove Rhubarb Festival
- Saturday mid June
North Fork Fire Station 2, 16675 County Rd. 126
Pine, CO 80470. Phone: 303-838-6338. Alternate
phone: 303-838-4311. Schedule of Activities: 7:30-11:30 all you can eat
Pancake Breakfast, 11:30 Bake -off Judging of Rhubarb Recipes, 12:30 The
Parade will start after winner of Rhubarb Baking Contest is selected,Enter
your favorite Rhubarb Dish by 11:00 am for the baking contest and you
could be crowned King or Queen and ride in the parade as Rhubarb
Royalty. The El Jebel Shriner's mini cars and Smokey Bear have been
among the many who participate in our fun parade. After the parade there
will be lots of family fun with carnival activities for the kids, live
music from local bands and shopping for the beautiful arts & crafts of
local artists. Past winning recipes and long time traditional favorites
are published in the Rhubarb Cookbooks that will be for sale.
Festivities start early.
Rhubarb Festival - July 4th, every year,
Memorial Park, Greene St, Silverton, CO 81433. Email:
[email protected]. Rhubarb Festival and Ice Cream Social from
Noon to 3 pm (following parade). International Rhubarb Festival
following parade at Memorial Park with free Silverton Brass Band
concert. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Delectable rhubarb treats
can be topped off with ice cream if you desire. For sale only as long as
they last, so don't miss out. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the
Library. During the Rhubarb Festival will be Silverton Youth Center's
Fundrasier BBQ. Hot Dogs, Chips an soda!
Farm & Winery Annual Rhubarb Festival -
Saturday and Sunday in mid-June from 12 pm to 5pm.
32 Route 37 East, Sherman, CT 06784. Phone: 860-355-0271.
Spend a day on our farm sampling our fresh Rhubarb recipes. Free
farm museum, winery and field tours. Picked rhubarb and rhubarb
plants available for purchase. Food, Wine, Tours, Live Music.
Click on "events on their website.
Aledo Rhubarb Festival - the first Friday and Saturday in early
Central Park, Aledo, IL. This unique festival, which is celebrating our 27th year, will feature more than 3,000 homemade Rhubarb Pies for sale, Rhubarb Sampling, 12,000 free Rhubarb seeds given away, crafts, music, entertainment and more all set in our historic downtown.
We're so serious about our Rhubarb that Governor Pat Quinn officially named Aledo the Rhubarb Capital of Illinois!
Kankakee County Museum Annual Rhubarb Festival - Sunday, May 20,
2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
801 South 8th Avenue, Kankakee, IL.
Phone: 815-932-5279. Join us as we celebrate the pie plant, this is our
28th year. There will be vendors, rhubarb and strawberry-rhubarb pies
for sale, a baking contest, dime toss, tours of the Taylor One Room
Schoolhouse and historic Doctor Small Home, and more.
Rockton Township Historical Society Rhubarb Fest - a
Saturday in June
Rockton Township Historical Society, 529 Green
Street, Rockton, IL 61072. Phone: 815-624-8200. Alternate Phone:
815-629-2210. We sell the best of our homemade rhubarb items including
pies, cakes, breads, cookies and jam. People waited in line in rainy
weather for over a half hour before our opening. This is an annual event
and our main fund raiser for the year. Thank you to all who support us by
contributing baked goods and those who come to buy. You may also
order our Rhubarb Cookbook.
- Manchester Rhubarb
Fest - Rhubarb on the River - always the first Saturday of June
200 East Main
St. Manchester IA 52057. Phone: 563-927-4141. Email:
Kids Game, Rhubarb Store, Rhubarb Food Stand (featuring rhubarb Brats),
Rhubarb Contests, Rhubarb Run/walk, Rhubarb Bike ride, Rhubarb Wine
Tasting, Craft Fair, Music & much more. Storybook Characters:
Cinderella, Prince Charming & Belle from 10 am-12:30. Balloons, Face
Painting, Games & Horse drawn shuttle. ON Sale: Manchesters' Rhubarb
Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
Annual Lenox Rhubarb Festival - Saturday
in early June, from 10 am to 3 pm,
18 Main Street, Lenox, MA
01240. Phone: 413-247-4822. Email:
[email protected]. Event date and time:
Saturday, from 10 am to 3 pm, June 10, 2017. Open:
Click here for current open hours, days and dates.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
They have CERTIFIED ORGANIC rhubarb, produce for sale, produce for sale, parking
provide free, restrooms, Tents or other provisions are made for
bad weather, FREE admission,
Click here for our Facebook page. Everything rhubarb: pies,
cakes, jelly and preserves, ice cream and sorbet, juice and
soda, fresh local rhubarb, rhubarb plants and rhubarb recipe
rhubarb chili recipes online. The Rhubarb Festival began in
2013 to celebrate rhubarb. Suzanne W Pelton, a native of Lenox,
grew up eating rhubarb from the back yard: stewed rhubarb and
strawberry rhubarb pie. "The fruit (actually it's a vegetable)
is loaded with nutrition (17 vitamins and minerals), is low in
calories and high in fiber. Just what we're being encouraged to
eat more of," she says. We are planning for an even bigger and
better Rhubarb Festival this year, set to include: Rhubarb
Pancake Breakfast, A traditional pancake breakfast, with a twist
- Rhubarb! Once again, this event will be hosted by the Church
on the Hill, next door to their chapel at 55 Main Street, Lenox,
Massachusetts. More details as they become available. Tickets
sold at the door. 9:00 am until 10:30 am - Rain or shine!
Rhubarb Celebration and Sale, Sweet and savory rhubarb
delicacies, as well as rhubarb recipe booklets and rhubarb
plants will be available for purchase. The Savory Rhubarb
Contest shines a spotlight on Lenox restaurant chefs. Their
creations demonstrate ways to include nutritious and delicious
rhubarb in savory cooking. Rhubarb, with its tart and tangy
flavor, makes a great addition to soups, chilis, stews and other
creations. Rhubarb Around Town - Join us in a stroll around town
as various shop and restaurant owners celebrate Rhubarb with
themed merchandise and Rhubarb treats. Click the link above to
see which shops and restaurants are participating.(UPDATED: January 26, 2017) (ADDED: June 01, 2016)
Duluth Rhubarb Festival - mid June, from 9 am to 4 pm (June
9th in 2018)
11th Avenue East and London Road, Duluth, MN. Help us celebrate a
year of rhubarb delicacies, including hundreds of pies, muffins, and
crisps as well as rhubarb brats and burritos that have also become a
part of the festival over the years. Join us in celebrating the
volunteers and community members that have made the Rhubarb Festival
possible for TEN YEARS! A variety of games and crafts, live musical
performances, and a silent auction promise a day of fun and
entertainment for the entire family. And the best part? Admission is
free! Food booths will open for visitors starting at 9 a.m. Come out
anytime during the event to fulfill your rhubarb cravings.
Cookbook sale and Bake sale with hundreds of ready-to-eat and
take-and-bake pies, including rhubarb pies, rhubarb strawberry pies, and
rhubarb blueberry pies. Other goodies include rhubarb pound cake,
muffins, crisps, cakes, breads, strudel bars, preserves, and gluten free
treats. Rhubarb breakfast sausage, brats, and burritos available
at the food booths. Indoor and outdoor coffee shop will be serving
fresh-from-the-oven rhubarb cobbler and crisps with ice cream, scones,
and slices of pie. Pick up a cup of coffee and enjoy some rhubarb treats
right at the event! Silent auction will include the works of local
artists, gift certificates, and merchandise from area businesses. A
50-ticket limited raffle will take place for an item from Security
Jewelers, and new this year will be several bucket raffles. Duluth
Running Company children's race starting at 9 a.m. Meet at the
children's tent to participate. Children's area including face painting,
bubbles, arts and crafts, coloring contest, and a variety of games.
Don't miss the largest rhubarb stalk and leaf contests! Judging will
take place at 2 p.m. Glasses of rhubarb lemonade, rhubarb juice, and
other drinks will be available. Live musical performers will be
selling their CDs throughout the day, and there will be stage show
performances throughout the entire day. Purchase your own commemorative
rhubarb festival posters, aprons, patches, T-shirts, and more!
- Lanesboro Rhubarb
Festival - always the first Saturday in June, from 9
am until 3
Sylvan Park, Lanesboro, Minnesota. he fun starts early with the
Rhubarb Run on the beautiful Root River Trail. Then browse the Lanesboro
Farmers Market where you'll find all the in-season spring vegetables and
other local delights. The heart of the festival takes place in Sylvan
Park in downtown Lanesboro. Enjoy free rhubarb games and contests
including the Tasting Contest where you'll taste a wide variety of
delicious rhubarb treats and vote for your favorite. Great prizes for
all events! Other free entertainment includes a rhubarb fashion show
(you can be in it), an educational zoo, a Story Tree, pictures in a
rhubarb cutout and Rhub-Art opportunities. Music fills the park the
entire day so bring your lawn chair and enjoy it all! This year music is
provided by The Rhubarb Sisters, Matt and Brenda Stier and The Rutabaga
Brothers! Vendors provide opportunities to purchase additional rhubarb
treats and products.
- Whoop-Up Days and
Rhubarb Festival - first weekend in June
7 Sixth Avenue SW,
Conrad, MT 59425. Phone: 406-271-7791. Email: Email:
[email protected] .
Activities begin Friday evening with a children's carnival and a Rodeo
Calcutta. Saturday morning the Conrad Lions Club offer a free pancake
breakfast. To work off those pancakes you can participate in the Pondera
Medical Center Fun Run. Conrad's youth warm up Main Street with a parade
of their own, followed by the general parade. The Whoop-Up Rodeo will
begin at 1:00pm on Saturday and Sunday. Come help Conrad celebrate a
tradition! Don't forget the rhubarb! Rhubarb pies for sale, pie contest,
biggest rhubarb leaf contest, dessert and "other" makings from rhubarb
Cooperstown Rhubarb Festival -
CoCooperstown, New York
It looks like this one was last held in 2013. I cannot find any
information about it after that date.
- Montezuma Winery
Olde-Tyme Rhubarb Festival & Classic Car Cruise-In - a
Saturday in June from 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
2981 Auburn Rd, Seneca Falls,
NY 13148. Phone: 315-568-8190. Directions: Corner of Routes 5 & 20 and
89. Step back in time with Montezuma Winery & Hidden Marsh Distillery as
we celebrate the rhubarb harvest season with our 7th Annual Olde-Tyme Rhubarb Festival & Classic Car Cruise-In. Visitors will
enjoy rhubarb specialties, while sampling some of the most unique fruit,
grape and honey wines and spirits in the Finger Lakes. Refreshments
include hots & hamburgers, salt potatoes, rhubarb chili, fresh rhubarb,
rhubarb pies, rhubarb crisp, frozen wine slushies and of course, wine!
If you're looking for some rhubarb fun, play to win at the rhubarb stalk
throw or enter the hula hoop contest. Take a stroll down memory lane
viewing some of the classic cars of the good old days on display. If
you would like to show-off your classic car at this event, call us
to register (free) before May 30th. All are invited to join us for a
fun-filled day of food, music, rhubarb and wine! Fee for food.
University Lutheran Rhubarb Festival - a Saturday in June,
10 AM to 1 PM
2122 University Avenue, Grand Forks, ND. Phone:
701-775-4745. bake sale, pie contest and luncheon. Come early...the homebaked goodies go fast!
All the delicious fun takes place at University Lutheran Church - .
- High Desert Rhubarb
Festival - mid June, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (June 9th in 2018)
51425 US 97, Lapine, OR 97739. Phone: (541) 536-1432. Email
[email protected]. The
best, biggest Annual Rhubarb Festival in Oregon. Food serving begins at
11:30 am with samples $2.00 each or take advantage of our lunch
specials. We serve until the food is gone, so come early and stay late
and boogie to the music. Dutch oven cooking, Over 65 vendors, HUGE yard
sale by the Ya Ya Sisterhood, Live Music, Rhubarb Dessert Baking
Contest, Rhubarb Main Dish Cook-Off, and over 500 Rhubarb fruit pies!
Intercourse Rhubarb Festival - May
Philadelphia Pike, Intercourse, PA 17534. Phone: 800-732-3538. Alternate
phone: 717-768-8261. In the heart of Lancaster County, we've been
celebrating rhubarb for 30 years. Rhubarb is the harbinger of
spring in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, and every year Kitchen Kettle
Village pays tribute with a two-day food festival filled with delicious
and sometimes zany events. There are plenty of activities for young and
old, families and couples alike. See the fastest rhubarb cars in the
world's only rhubarb race-car derby. Savor the tastiest homemade rhubarb
desserts at our Best Rhubarb Dessert baking contest. Dance down Pepper
Lane to our Rhubarb Stroll (mini parade) featuring costumed characters,
musicians, pink ladies and more. Or try your hand in our Rhubarb Whoopie
Pie Filling Contest. Lot's of homemade rhubarb foods, rhubarb dips,
sauces, pies & delectable drinks. Even a RHUBARB DESSERT
Kitchen Kettle Village Rhubarb Festival - Late May,
Contact form. In the heart of Lancaster County, we've been
celebrating rhubarb for over 30 years. The village comes alive with the
sweet aroma of rhubarb jam bubbling in our kettles. Rhubarb is the
harbinger of spring in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, and every year
Kitchen Kettle Village pays tribute with a two-day food festival filled
with delicious and sometimes zany events. There are plenty of activities
for young and old, families and couples alike. Lot's of homemade
rhubarb foods ; rhubarb dips, sauces, pies & delectable drinks. Do
you think you have a rhubarb recipe worthy of a prize? Enter this year's
Rhubarb Desert Baking Contest in the categories of Rhubarb Pie, Rhubarb
Cake & Rhubarb Dessert. All entries must include some form of rhubarb.
You may only enter in up to two categories and you are limited to two
entries per category for judging. You are only eligible to enter a
maximum of four entries for judging however, you may donate as many
Rhubarb Festival - June 2019
It is held ONLY in
odd numbered years. Beginning early in the morning with a
walk/run and continuing with a bake sale, turtle races, a craft
show, kids' games, rhubarb judging, a parade, and yummy food
vendors. In the afternoon there will be pony rides, a magician,
local vocal entertainment, a shooting gallery, inflatables, the
John Daly Memorial Bean Bag Tournament, Leola Fireman games, a
street dance with local talent performing and more food. The
celebration will include FREE MUSIC/COMEDY/MAGIC SHOWS and FREE
FIREWORKS. The All-School Reunion will celebrate 100 years since
the first graduating class of Leola High School with school
tours and an alumni banquet. Rhubarb Days will celebrate with
judging of Rhubarb baked goods, Rhubarb leaves and stalks, and a
parade all on Saturday, July 1. Most events during the weekend
are FREE. But there's lots more! Road Race, Bake Sale, Turtle
Races, Kiddie Train Rides by Lyle Schaunaman, Craft Fair,
Miniature Train Display by Pete Hanke, Kid's Street games,
Parade, Rott Vineyard Display, Erma's Pony Rides, Inflatable
Kid's games, Bean Bag Tournament; Fire Department Demonstration
and games, Sharp Shooters Shooting Gallery, Picnic on the
Street; Street Dance, plus food vendors.
CVUUS Rhubarb Festival - one day in early June every year from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society Sanctuary, 2 Duane Court (at
Charles Avenue), Middlebury, VT 05753. Phone: 802-388-8080.
[email protected]. Rhubarb, rhubarb, and more rhubarb! CVUUS
holds a festival each year to which we invite the surrounding
community. We will celebrate this iconic plant of springtime.
The Festival has created an annual tradition of fun, fellowship,
food, and fundraising for CVUUS. For RF 16 we will open our
doors to all neighbors who can then enjoy our building, our
activities, and our members and friends. With great CVUUS
participation (i.e., each member becomes a contributing
"Rhubarbian"), the Rhubarb Festival might grow and flourish as
never before.Pies: These are always the hallmark of the
Festival, and will be front and center again this year. We need
a lead to recruit pie makers and bakers and organize "pie bees"
over two evenings at Fenn House. Rhubarb pies will be priced at
$18 and strawberry rhubarb at $20. You could prepare several
pies in advance with directions like these:
The festival planners sell, on average, about 100 pies. Lunch:
Julie and Neil Chippendale, along Youth Group and others , will
run a Cafe featuring sandwich and salad, drink, and dessert for
$10 per person. The cafe opens at 10:30 AM. Books: Last year we
focused collection on children's books. This year, we will be
selling select children's and adult used books.
Sumner Rhubarb Days - Saturday & Sunday in mid July
Sumner, WA. July 12-13 - Rhubarb Days, Downtown Sumner. Join the
Downtown in celebrating all things rhubarb with craft vendors, food,
music and more. Ryan House will host the return of the Rhubarb Racers.
FREE! Hosted by Sumner Downtown Association. Sumner's Rhubarb Pie
Festival is a summer of fun, including music, sports, plays, classic
cars and more. Be sure to make one or all events for a fun summer in
Rhubarb Days - Friday and Saturday, the first weekend in June
Osceola, Wisconsin. Phone: 715-294-2310. Email:
[email protected]. Rhubarb Days was started in 2011 as
an early summer event to take advantage of the natural resources and
beauty of Osceola, Wisconsin as well as raise money and draw attention
to the Osceola Public Library. Rhubarb Days is always the first weekend
in June and begins on the first day of summer vacation for local
schoolchildren. As a result, it's become the kick off to the Osceola
Public Library's Summer Learning Program, so the Mill Pond Park is chalk
full of activities for people of all ages. This great event
extends further than the Library, however, more than 50 local
organizations and businesses participate every year. And you'll find the
entire Village of Osceola hopping with sidewalk sales, patio bands, and
good times happening through town. . You can also check our new interactive
map to locate a particular Rhubarb Days event in Osceola.
Click here for our
Know of any others ? Write me!
- Rhubarb Fest Calgary - on the first Saturday in June from 11-5pm
Sackville Drive SW, Calgary, Alberta T2W 0W3. Email:
A family friendly festival. First year we were known as Southwood Spring
Festival and in 2014 we become Rhubarb Fest Calgary! Stay tuned for the
2014 date. Includes: live music, food trucks, kids bouncers, petting
zoo, and on location artists and more!
Click here for our Facebook page.
hubarb Fest returns for its sixth year - come join the fun! Located in
the community of Southwood, the festival takes place for another day of
family fun and activities. Our permanent skatepark will once again be
surrounded by a variety of activities, transforming the open fields
behind our community hall into a vibrant community festival.
Painting from Terrific Face Painting
Amaze Arts Craft Zone
Market Place - with vendors, organizations and
City departments on site
Live Music - powered by our friends from
Village Brewery Beer Garden
Butterfield Acres petting zoo
A cash BBQ serving up Spolumbo's sausages with strawberry-rhubarb pie
Scotia Museum Rhubarb Festival - June annually on the first
Saturday in June from 1:30 - 3 pm. - their websiite says it is on June
7th in 2018, which is a Thursday.
Le Village historique
acadien, Lower West Pubnico, NS. Mouth watering rhubarb dishes and live
entertainment, no better way to spend a late spring afternoon!
$6.00 ($5 members). (UPDATED: April 24, 2018, JBS)
Rhapsody Rhubarb Festival - Saturday in June from
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Harbour Heritage Farm, 471 Popular Dr, Dartmouth, Nova
Scotia. Phone: (902) 434-0222. Alternate phone: (902) 462-0154. Choice
of corn chowder or chili followed by a scrumptious selection of rhubarb
desserts made from our own local and in-season rhubarb. Two
seatings/Reservations required. Come enjoy a meal with us, to celebrate
the end of spring and arrival of summer! You'll be seated in our quaint
Rose & Kettle Tearoom, located in the old Settle House built circa 1850,
at the Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum. A choice of corn chowder or
chili followed by a scrumptious selection of all-you-can-eat rhubarb
desserts made from our own local and in-season rhubarb. There will be
two sittings to this events and tickets MUST be purchased in advance.
The first sitting will run from 4:30pm-5:30pm and the second sitting
will run from 6pm-7pm. (UPDATED: May 13, 2016, JBS)
- Stewiacke Rhubarb Festival - Friday, June 15, 2018 6:00 am
- Sunday, June 17, 2018 7:00 am
Stewiacke, Nova Scotia B0N 2J0 .
Phone: (902) 639-2231. Email: [email protected].
There will be sale of frozen rhubarb and rhubarb/strawberry pies during
the Ravenous For Rhubarb Festival.
- The Rosy
Rhubarb Festival - June.
Keystone Complex grounds,
Shedden, Ontario, Canada. Every year, on the second weekend in June, we
celebrate the plant that put our village on the map. Gardens are lush
with ripe rhubarb waiting to be turned into tasty treats for families,
friends and visitors. Only the best pies, tarts and cakes make it into
our annual rhubarb bake-off. The winning entries are auctioned on the
Friday night of the festival, kicking off a weekend of fun, community
spirit and fundraising. Come browse the yard sales, participate in the
rhubarb pie auction, indulge in local baked goods and our famous Ice
Cream With Rhubarb Sauce. Like every year, a portion of the profits from
yard sales and auction go towards the Southwold Keystone Complex.
Wakefield Festival of Food, Drink and Rhubarb
- usually held in late February
Wakefield, England. The annual Wakefield Festival of Food, Drink and Rhubarb celebrates
the traditional links with rhubarb-growing in Wakefield by showcasing
the most talented local, regional and celebrity chefs. Held in our
large demonstration marquee on the Cathedral precinct, the 3 day event
is an opportunity for chefs to cook with spectacular local produce
alongside our Yorkshire forced rhubarb in ways you never imagined. From
sweet to savoury, drinks to chocolate, you'll be sure to find an
exciting and new way to cook with rhubarb. Email:
[email protected]. Phone: 01924 305751 / 01924
305026. This year expect to see great tasting food and drink, colourful
stalls selling delicious Yorkshire produce, fun activities for young
children and families, lively street enterainment and live cookery
demonstrations, featuring some of the most talented chefs working in the
country today. When you arrive in the city during the festival weekend,
pop into the Visitor Information Point inside Wakefield Cathedral or the
Customer Information Desk inside the Ridings Shopping Centre to pick up
a festival brochure.Also
see this website for more information.
- Avocado and Rhubarb Festival - October
Tamborine Mountain. Does anyone have more information?
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