2022 Events - More updates are coming soon

Live Music and Entertainment

All events are subject to change or cancellation due to weather, unforeseen concerns, or at the committee's discretion.  Any changes to the events will be updated on the website or Facebook page as soon as possible.

Main Stage (located by the main entrance to the festival next to the "Spud Building")

 

Games, Contests, and Other Events

Friday

  • 6 pm - Festival Opening Ceremony
  • 6 pm - Crowning of the Royal Court
  • 6:30 pm Cooked River Make & Take Succulent Pumpkins
  • 7 pm - Potato Chip Eating Contest
  • 7 pm - My Drunken Uncle

Saturday

    • Potato Stomp
      • Starting Location: Buchert Memorial Park, 4810 E High Street, Mantua
      • Starting Times: 1 mile: 8:30 am, 4 mile and 9 mile: 9:00am
      • Registration, past results and additional information is directly on the Mantua Potato Stomp website
  • 12 pm - Festival Grounds Open
  • 2:30 pm - Old Forge
  • 1 pm - Potato Wrestling
  • 3 pm - Tater Tot Eating Contest
  • 7 pm - Mashed Potato Eating Contest
  • 7:30pm - Country Reign
  • 11 pm - Grounds Close

 

Sunday

  • 1 pm - Festival Grounds Open
  • 1 pm - Annual Potato Festival Parade
  • 2 pm - Raffle Winners Announced
  • 2 pm - Big in Japan
  • 3 pm - French Fry Eating Contest
  • 6 pm - Grounds Close