POULTRY DAYS 2021 ~ June 11, 12, 13
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.
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
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHERE IS THE FESTIVAL?
The Grand Parade is 11:am Saturday
WHERE CAN WE PARK?
There is no dedicated parking at the festival.
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:
WHAT IS IN A CHICKEN DINNER?
- 1/2 of A delicious World Famous BBQ chicken
1 bag of Mikesell’s potato chips
roll & butter
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.
HOW MANY CHICKEN DINNERS WILL YOU SERVE THIS YEAR?
We expect to serve 29,100 dinners at the 2020 festival.
Generally, the festival runs:
Friday 3:00 – 11:30pm
- The Inn - Versailles
Holiday Inn – Greenville
Quality Inn – Greenville
The Baymont Inn (formerly The Greenville Inn) -Greenville
Little John's Valero Gas Station
HOW CAN I CONTACT THE POULTRY DAYS FESTIVAL?
Mail us at PO Box 108
Admission is FREE.
- 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
Visitors, participants and vendors may be photographed or filmed and these images may be used for promotional purposes.