Weekend Asparagus Festival Features Food, Music, and Family Fun
Kick off the summer at the 7th Annual WGBY Asparagus Festival, taking place on the Hadley Town Common on Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
A celebration of all things local, this outdoor, family-friendly event features live music all day, a large farmers/makers’ market, and fresh food and craft beers from around the Pioneer Valley. Peruse nearly 150 different vendors, enjoy cooking demos, food displays, and plenty of fun for all ages.
- PBS Kids character Curious George and The Very Hungry Caterpillar will be on hand for meet-n-greets with children.
- Outdoor games including the Valley Asparagus Pick and Valley Scramble, an agricultural-themed spinoff of PBS Kids spelling game Kart Kingdom.
- Watch experts quickly bunch asparagus.
- WGBY’s “Rooted in the Valley” stage will feature family-friendly entertainment.
The event is free, with a suggested donation of $5/person (or $20 per family). It will be held rain or shine.