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52nd Annual Phelps Sauerkraut Weekend ~ See Full Schedule Here!

Aug 03rd, 2018 - Aug 05th, 2018
Time: Various ~ See Schedule
Location: Phelps Firemen's Field, 67 Ontario Street , Phelps NY
Price: Free Admission


Three Day Festival ~ Sauerkraut Royalty ~ Parade ~ Sauerkraut Race ~ Mustang Rally ~ Motorcycle Show


1:00-4:00PM - Cabbage Head Decorating Contest Entry Drop off (Fire Hall)
5:00 PM - Food and Marketplace Vendors Open (Grounds)
                Cabbage Head Decorating Contest Winners (Fire Hall)
5:00-11:00PM - Rides by Playland Amusement (Grounds)
6:00-8:00 - Kraut Krawl (Downtown) wine. beer. cider. food. craft beverage tasting and live music.
6:00-8:30 - Live music provided by LumberMac (Downtown)
5:30-6:30- Wine with Acrylics - Sunflower Painting (Phelps Arts Center)
7:30-8:30 - Wine with Acrylics - Sunflower Painting (Phelps Arts Center)
8:00-11:00 - Live music by "Something Else" (Sponsored by Phelps Fire)
8:00 - 11:00 - Live music by “Reporter” (American Legion)

SATURDAY: Krauter 20K and 5K - the oldest race in the Finger Lakes!
6:00AM - Krauter 20k Registration open (Phelps Community Center)
7:00AM - Krauter 20k Early Start (Phelps Community Center)
8:00-11:00AM - Community Breakfast (Phelps Community Center)
8:30AM - Krauter 5k Begins
9AM-2PM - Giant Slip n’ Slide (Crooked Bridge Park)
10AM - Food & Marketplace vendors open (Methodist Park/ Grounds)
10AM-3PM - Mustang Rally Car Show (Phelps Community Center)
International Harvester Club Tractor Show (Grounds)
12PM - Rides by Playland Amusement open (Grounds)
1PM-4PM - Live music by Eric Rapini (Methodist Park)
1PM - Sauerkraut Recipe Contest (Grounds)
4PM - Giant Parade (Main St.)
6:30PM - Announcing parade winners
7:00PM - Cake cutting
7:30-11PM - Live music by Skycoasters (Grounds)
10:00 - Bigger and Better Fireworks!!

10:15AM - Worship in the Park
10:30 - 12PM - Arts and Crafts in the Park
10:30-12PM - Kraut Scavenger Hunt (Red Field Park)
11:00AM - Food and Marketplace Vendor Open
Starting at 11am- Ontario County Kanine demos every hour
12:00PM - Kiddie Parade with Special Ride Bracelets
2:00PM- Chicken BBQ (American Legion)
12:30PM - Hot dog eating contest & Kraut eating contest (Grounds)
1:00-4:00PM - Live music by Campbell & Son (Grounds)
1:00-4:00PM - Sauerkraut Bike Show

For the past 52 years, Phelps, New York has held a Sauerkraut Festival to commemorate the time when Phelps was the sauerkraut capital of the world.

The festival features everything sauerkraut (and cabbage). Food, contests, arts and crafts, rides, and more! The Sauerkraut Festival was featured on the Food Network.

Each year we crown the Sauerkraut Festival King and Queen and let them cut the sauerkraut cake.

As always, ADMISSION IS FREE to the festival grounds and many of the activities around the village. The Sauerkraut Festival will be held August 3 to the 5th at the Fireman's Field in Phelps.

Looking for something different to do?
Why not spend the day at the Phelps Sauerkraut Festival
and see why SAUERKRAUT IS KING!!


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