Join the Village of Empire at the
Empire Asparagus Festival
2014 Schedule of Events
Please note that this schedule may be
subject to change as planning continues.
Friday, May 16th
7:00pm to 10:00pm - Dance & Pig Roast
Front St. Empire - Click here for directions
Come Dance & Dine on Art's Taverns famous Pig Roast and wash it down with one of your favorite Right Brain Brewery Brew!! It will be a foot-stompin' butt swingin' good time with music from THE BENZIE PLAYBOYS!!!!
Saturday, May 17th
10:00 AM - 5K Kick Ass-paragus Fun Run/Walk
Registration for the run starts at 9.00am at Empire Public Beach
Click here for more info on the run!
11:00 am - Asparagus Recipe Contest Asparagas Cook-Off
Download the Recipe Contest Form
1:00PM to 4:00PM - Empire Area Museum is open.
Click here to visit our site
4:00PM - ASPARAGUS PARADE
No Entry Fee But MUST Salute Asparagus, Walk, Pedal, Dance, Horseback etc…
1pm thru 4pm - BoBossa Swing Band
6pm Thru 9pm - The Accidentals
Asparagus Eats plus Wine and Beer Tasting under The BIG TENT
11:00 a.m. thru 9:00 p.m. featuring...
Norconks Asparagus/Fresh & Pickled Asparagus
Empire Village Inn
Gemmas Coffee Shop & Baked Goods
Joes Friendly Tavern
Bay Town Kitchen
Horizons N Sunsets
Black Star Farms Hearth & Vine
Deerings Market and Bakery/Asparagus Brats
Vineyards & Brewers
St Ambrose Cellars
Forty-Five North Winery
Sunday, May 18th
Sunday May 19th Empire Eagles Eagles Famous Breakfast
8am to noon at the Empire Township Hall