Thanks to all the volunteers for helping create the fun at the 2014 Rhubarb Festival!
And thanks to all the festival-goers for joining in the rhubarb celebration!
Click here for a list of 2014 contest winners.
The Lanesboro Farmers Market announces its celebration of rhubarb! The Rhubarb Festival is Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Sylvan Park in Lanesboro, Minnesota.
Free Family Fun!
Join in the The Tasting Contest! You will be able to taste such delicious rhubarb delights as pies, crisps, cakes, soups, chutneys, chili, jams, ketchup, leathers, drinks and more. You will be the judge of the best of everything rhubarb. After tasting your favorites, you vote. The winners of these Peoples Choice Awards will win great prizes!
The Rhubarb Games for kids and adults will feature such wonders as the Rhubarb Stalk Throw and Green Eggs and Rhubarb.Ted Schmidt from the KTTC Morning News Team will toss out the first stalk at 10:30 a.m.
This year we're excited to welcome Sweet Rhubarb to our musical lineup, joining The Rhubarb Sisters, Tom Schramm with Over the Waterfall, AccordioNation and The Rutabaga Brothers.
Special Events this year again include a Rhubarb Fashion Show. You can wear anything that represents rhubarb .... aprons, t-shirts, pants, hats, etc. The show will be judged by the crowd. Prizes will be awarded for the best ensemble as well as the best ensemble that uses rhubarb leaves!
Don't miss a unique up close animal experience at Cock-A-Doodle Zoo!
Returning this year is a delightful Story Tree where local storytellers will entertain all ages.
There will be a Rhubarb Rant Speakers Corner for those who want to pontificate on rhubarb.
Have your picture taken as Ray and Ruby Rhubarb, maybe with your little rhubarbettes. Contests and prizes for the largest rhubarb leaf, the heaviest rhubarb stalk and more. Try your luck in the minute-to-win-it rhubarb and chopsticks event or maybe the pie-baking contest. Or have fun with the rhubarb crafts.
Food, music, games, fun, and prizes! Celebrate rhubarb, Minnesota's sweet-tart favorite, June 7, 2014, in Lanesboro!