Onion Festival brings onion feast and music to Pine Island

Pine Island. The Annual Onion Festival will be at the PLAV Pavilion on Sept. 4. Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra will play, beginning at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18.

| 19 Jul 2022 | 11:25

Music, onions and much other food will be part of the Onion Festival on Sept. 4 at PLAV Pavilion in Pine Island. Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra, winner of 18 Grammys, will be there starting at 2 p.m. Pine Island Chamber of Commerce will sponsor their Annual Onion Eating Contest, with cash prizes for winners. Including and beyond onions will be food prepared by the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion.

The festival is held rain or shine. Free parking is plentiful, even with a big crowd. Bring your lawn chair.

Advance tickets are now on sale at $18 per person. Send a check or money order to: Jimmy Sturr, P.O. Box #1, Florida, NY 10921. For credit card purchases, call 845-651-4266..

Onion Festival: Sunday, September 4, 2 p.m., at the PLAV Pavillion in Pine Island, NY.