15th annual Gilfeather Turnip Festival

  • 15th Annual Gilfeather Turnip Festival

15th Annual Gilfeather Turnip Festival and Gilfeather Turnip Contest

October 28, 2017

9AM to 1 PM Visit the Wardsboro Public Library
Free admission. Rain or shine.

Parking Donation $2

At Town Hall, and The Big Tent - all on Main Street, Wardsboro, VT. America’s best turnip culinary event! Join the whole town for Gilfeather turnip soup and turnip recipe tastings at the Turnip Café, outdoor soup kiosk, farmer’s market, many new craft and specialty artisan food vendors, 1000 + lbs of turnip, turnip seeds, turnip cookbooks, festival tee shirts, turnip-theme gifts, live music & entertainment.

Enter the Turnip Contest!

Awards for the largest Gilfeather turnip grown from seed or seedling – enter yours to win in many creative categories.


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - all this and more

10 AM  Festival Opens - Indoor & Outdoor Vendors Booths, Farmers Market
10 AM - Turnip Cart Selling Fresh Turnips
10 to 11 AM - Coffee & Donut Kiosk
10 AM to Noon - Register Turnips for the Turnip Contest
11 AM - Cafe & outdoor kiosk open for lunch & soup take-out
Noon - Deadline to Enter and Judging of Turnip Contest 
1 PM  - Turnip Contest Awards announced in Town Hall

2 PM - Drawing for the Raffle

2017 Best Raffle Ever!   Christmas in New England Tree Skirt - Hand-hooked in Wool

All Day - Live entertainment in Town Hall and