Rhubarb Festival

Celebrate the 40th annual Rhubarb Festival with family-friendly experiences, delectable bites, local shopping, and more.

Rhubarb is one of the spring staples in Lancaster County. Every year, the Kitchen Kettle Rhubarb Festival provides unforgettable fun for the local community. From scrumptious meals and live performances to one-of-a-kind activities and local vendors, there is no shortage of exciting things to do at this special occasion. Whether you’re planning a kid-centered itinerary or looking for new ways to appreciate our culinary scene, this festival is a lively event for all ages. Make your way to the Kitchen Kettle Village in Intercourse, taking in the pleasant fragrance of rhubarb jam wafting in the air and settling into a welcoming atmosphere.

An array of rhubarb jam line the shelves of a shop at Kitchen Kettle Village.

Rhubarb Derby Car Race

Make your way to the only rhubarb race car derby in the world, where speedy rhubarb vehicles will be featured during each festival day, generating support for the Lancaster Farmland Trust.

U.S. Women’s Golf Open Trophy

Enter the U.S. Women’s Golf Open Trophy event, honing your putting skills and capturing memories with the gleaming trophy. Don’t miss the opportunity to potentially receive admission for the U.S. Women’s Open, which will be held from May 30 to June 2, 2024.

Live Entertainment

Vote for the Rhubarb King and Queen and cheer on the winners during a promenade throughout the grounds of the event, reveling in a vibrant ambience with live performances and music. Tap your feet to infectious beats as the Summit Hill Bluegrass Band performs high-energy rhythms during the event. Do the twist and jive with the Roof Rockers, a ‘50s and ‘60s cover band.

Rhubarb-Infused Food & Drinks

Indulge in an array of rhubarb-themed cuisine, from strawberry sangrias to sweet desserts. Relish a special sauce sampling from Pepper Lane Fudge & Sweets and experience an explosion of flavors. Satisfy your cravings while strolling across various decadent snacks in different eateries. Browse through an array of rhubarb-themed goods and items, including cookbooks, jam, cocktail mixers, and more.

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