Best of Philly

2009 Annual Festival

The Mushroom Festival of Kennett Square

Kennett Square will celebrates its status as mushroom capital of the world with this quirky, nationally lauded tradition. Included: a parade, a 5K run, a food-and-wine festival, and a street fair. Bonus: Festival tix are a recession-friendly $2 a person. There’s also a mushroom soup cook-off, a baby photo contest, and all sorts of other fun(gi). (Sorry, we had to.)

West State and Union Streets, Kennett Square, PA 19348; 610-925-3373;