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Onion Eating Contest Pine Island NY
Watch for 2017 Dates
About the Pine Island Onion Eating Contest
The event is held in cooperation with the Annual Onion Festival featuring 18-time Grammy Winner Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra featuring the Pokolenie Dancers. The winner receives a check for $100 from the Orange County Vegetable Growers Association and a plaque sponsored by the Orange County Farm Bureau. Registration is limited to 12 contestants. The contest is held in celebration of Pine Island’s 3000 acres of hearty onions that are famous throughout America.