Kennett Square: Annual Cultural Events Worth Checking Out

Kennett Square attracts many tourists who are vacationing in the state of Pennsylvania. This charming town is known for its rich history and culture, and it has a number of annual cultural events that are worth attending. These events offer lots of interesting programs, and they provide an opportunity for people to experience the town's wonderful culture. Here are some of the popular annual cultural events that are held in Kennett Square.

Kennett Square Mushroom Festival
State Street
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348
(610) 925-3373

Kennett Square is often referred to as "The Mushroom Capital of the World", because it is responsible for producing more than half of the total amount of mushrooms cultivated in the US every year. As such, the town organizes an annual event called the Kennett Square Mushroom Festival to celebrate its success in mushroom farming. This year, the festival will be held on September 11 and 12 on State Street, and it will feature plenty of exciting activities and entertainment. The highlight of the festival is the community parade, which will take place along Cypress Street. Visitors will get to see an impressive selection of classic cars and motorcycles, as well as a high school marching band and participation from community organizations. Other than the parade, there will also be a Street Festival, Cooking Demonstrations, Mushroom Farm Tours, Classic Car Show, Mushroom Soup Cook-Off, Kennett Underground Railroad Tour, Mushroom Bobbing Contest, live music, children's entertainment and others.

If you are planning to attend the Mushroom Festival, you should call make reservations with a Kennett Square Inn in advance, because most tourist accommodations will be filled up during the time of the festival.

Main Streets of the Brandywine Valley Festival
Broad Street
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348
(610) 444-8848

The Main Streets of the Brandywine Valley Festival will be held on Broad Street of Kennett Square from May 15 to May 17. This festival offers lots of fun and entertainment for both children and adults. It will begin with the Farmers Market, which will feature live performances by well-known musicians, and the Spring Stroll will take place thereafter. All the shops will be open until late in the evening on the first day of the festival, and refreshments will be served. The following day, festivities include the Kennett Run, A Taste of Kennett and the Community Garage, and a children's concert, street festival and auto show will be held on the final day. The best way to experience the Main Streets of the Brandywine Valley Festival is to stay in a Kennett Square Bed and Breakfast on Broad Street.

Kennett Square Microbrew Festival
106 West Street
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348
(610) 444-8188

The Kennett Square Microbrew Festival gives visitors the chance to taste beers produced by the finest breweries in the region around Kennett Square. It will take place fin the afternoon in early October 2 in the historic downtown area, and it will feature the products of more than 40 breweries. The festival is a great time for socializing and merrymaking, and there will be live bands performing at the venue. All attendees of the festival have to be at least 21 years old.