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POULTRY DAYS 2021 ~ June 11, 12, 13

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POULTRY DAYS SAYS THANK YOU!!

On behalf of the Poultry Days Committee I would like to thank the Versailles Community for your support of this year’s festival.  After poor weather last year, we thought 2020 would be easier and instead COVID forced the cancellation of social portion of the festival.  While the planning and re-planning of the festival was extremely challenging, we always had community support. 

 

Personally, I would like to thank this year’s chairmen and board for doing on outstanding job despite the challenges.  When the festival was rescheduled to August, we set goals of selling enough chicken to fund Heritage Park and maintaining as many festival traditions as possible.  As a community we were successful in achieving both goals.

 

Most importantly, thank you to my wife Courtney and my children for their support and understanding when I was away from home for yet another festival meeting.

 

Please mark your calendars for the 70th annual Versailles Poultry Days to be held June 11-13, 2021.

 

Thank You                                                                                                                                                                    

 

Lucas Subler 

2020 Festival Chairman                                                                                                                                                            

 
2019 GRAND MARSHALS

JIM & JULIE POEPPELMAN

Jim and Julie (Monnin) Poeppelman are very pleased and honored to be selected as Parade Marshalls for the 2019 Poultry Days Grand Parade. The parade will begin at 11:00am on Saturday June 15 as part of the three-day festival to be held June 14-16, 2019.

 

Jim was raised in Versailles and aside from his years in college, has been a lifelong Versailles resident. Julie was born in Piqua and spent the majority of her childhood growing up in Russia, OH, where she attended and graduated High School. The two were married on August 22, 1981 in Russia, OH and established residence in Versailles where they have been happily married ever since.

*2020 GRAND MARSHAL INFO COMING SOON

EVENT INFORMATION
 

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Friday, August 14

11:00-3:30 Bulk Chicken Pick up (Pre-sale only)

3:30 – 7:00 p.m. Drive Thru Barbecue Chicken (or sell out) 

Saturday, August 15

7:00– 8:15 a.m. 5K Run/Walk & 1-Mile Fun Run Packet Pickup & Registration

New High School – East Parking Lot

8:00 a.m. 1-Mile Fun Run – New High School

8:30 a.m. 5K Run/Walk Race (Awards following) – New High School

9:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony 5K Run/Walk – New High School

11:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Drive & Walk-Thru Barbecue Chicken (or sell out)

12:00 – 11:00 p.m. Food, VAPPA  Music Boosters

12:30 – 3:30 p.m. SNAFU

TBD: Little Miss Poultry Days Contest - Old HS Gym

TBD: Miss Chick Contest – Finals & Crowning – Old High School Gym

4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Demange Brothers

7:30 – 11:30 p.m. Kaitlyn Schmit and The Move 

 

Sunday, August 15

11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Drive & Walk-Thru Barbecue Chicken (or sell out)

12:00 – 3:30 p.m. Mobsters Poultry & Pints Craft Brewing Contest

12:00 – 9:00 p.m. Food, VAPPA  Music Boosters 

1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Unofficial Shane Smith and Michael Chandler 

4:00 – 6:30 p.m. Eight Ball 

7:00 – 10:30 p.m. Mustang Sally 

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHERE IS THE FESTIVAL?


The festival is held at 459 S. Center St Versailles, OH 45380. Ultimate Frisbee events are held south of the festival grounds on Highway 185 and at Heritage Park, 10200 Klipstine Road, Versailles, Ohio 45380.




PARADE TIMES?


The Grand Parade is 11:am Saturday The Antique Car Parade is 2:30pm. *The parade routes can found on the Events Page




WHERE CAN WE PARK?


There is no dedicated parking at the festival. Festival goers can park on nearby side streets, the library, pool or high school as long as “No Parking” signs aren’t present. There is limited handicapped parking on South Center Street and Reed Avenue.




WHY DID THE CHICKEN CROSS THE ROAD?


We don’t question the chicken’s actions. The chicken can do as it likes.




WHEN IS THE WORLD FAMOUS BARBECUE CHICKEN SERVED?


Chicken is served: Friday 3:30-8pm Saturday 11:30-7:30pm Sunday 11am-7pm. NOTE: We can sell out earlier...




WHAT IS IN A CHICKEN DINNER?


  • 1/2 of A delicious World Famous BBQ chicken
  • 1 bag of Mikesell’s potato chips
  • applesauce
  • roll & butter
  • orange drink




HOW MUCH DO CHICKEN DINNERS COST?


$8.00 per dinner




DO YOU SERVE CHICKEN DINNERS IF IT RAINS?


Chicken is served rain or shine through a walk-thru line (with dining tent) and a four-lane drive-thru. Our chicken lines can serve over 2,000 dinners per hour.




HOW MANY CHICKEN DINNERS WILL YOU SERVE THIS YEAR?


We expect to serve 29,100 dinners at the 2020 festival.




FESTIVAL HOURS?


Generally, the festival runs:

  • Friday 3:00 – 11:30pm
  • Saturday 11am-11:30pm
  • Sunday 11am-10:30pm?
See our full schedule for event times.




WIFI AVAILABLE?


Little John's Valero Gas Station 1327 E MAIN ST VERSAILLES




HOW CAN I CONTACT THE POULTRY DAYS FESTIVAL?


Mail us at PO Box 108 Versailles, OH 45380-0108 Email us at poultrydayschairman@gmail.com. During the festival contact a board member on the grounds. Many of our events are operated by separate community groups and volunteers. Review specific events on our Event Page for additional contact details




ADMISSION COST?


Admission is FREE. The board reserve the right to ask anyone to leave the festival who is not following rules or otherwise disrupting the family friendly atmosphere and the enjoyment of other festival goers.




FESTIVAL RULES?


  • No weapons
  • No smoking in any tents
  • No animals on the grounds except for functional service animals
  • Shirts must be worn at all times
  • Purchase and consumption of alcohol is limited to adults age 21 and older




PUBLICITY PHOTOS?


Visitors, participants and vendors may be photographed or filmed and these images may be used for promotional purposes.





 
 
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Our Mission

Versailles Poultry Days is a volunteer based organization dedicated to serving Versailles, Ohio by supporting community projects and activities that improve quality of life and create an inviting environment for people of all ages.

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    PO Box 108, Versailles, OH 45380-0108

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