Blackberry Festivals in 2017: Where, When and More to Find a Blackberry Festival Near You!
Looking for a Blackberry festival in October 2017? There is no other listing as
complete and current as this list, just updated! Blackberry festivals are held through the United States,
Canada, Britain, and
Australia and much of the world. All the Blackberry
festivals we can find are listed on this page!
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the name of the festival) to see the current information on the festival's
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Blackberry Festivals in 2017: Where, When and More to Find a Blackberry Festival Near You!
You may find these pages useful:
- Blackberry Festival - August
Anderson Marsh State Historic Park, 8825 Highway 53, Lower Lake, CA.
Phone: 800-525-3743, or 707-995-BERY or 707-995-3616. Directions:
along the shores of Clear Lake. The festival features foods made
from blackberries, turn-of-the-century living history
demonstrations, arts, crafts, music, melodrama, nature walks, fiddle
contest, tours of historic ranch house, archaeological tours.
Sponsored by Rotary Club of Clearlake and by the Anderson Marsh
State Historic Park Interpretive Association.
Round Valley Blackberry Festival - August weekend
Covelo, CA. Live music, kids activities, square dance, car show, 5k
Wild Blackberry Festival in Jasper Florida -
The Wild Blackberry Festival is the
second Saturday of June each year (in 2015 it is the 13th of
June, from 8am to 2pm
501 North East First Avenue,
Jasper, FL 32052. Phone: 386-792-1300. Alternate Phone:
386-792-2725. Fax: 386-792-0559. Email:
[email protected]. Open:
Saturday, June 12, 2010 from 7 am to 9
Click here and search the events calendar for current open hours,
days and dates. Directions: From South: Take I-75 to exit
451,Jasper,Live Oak, US Highway 129. Drive north approximately 5
miles on Highway 129. Turn left at first traffic light. From
North: I-75 to exit 460, Madison, Jasper, State Road 6. Drive
south approximately 5 miles on State Road 6 (Merge on US Highway
41). Go through second traffic light.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
Wild Black Berry Bake off, pancake breakfast, country store,
children games & crafts, amusements, crafts, entertainment and
antique car shows. Free admission.
farm market, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic
area, face painting, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, pony rides,
events at your location.
Juliaetta Annual Car Show and Blackberry Festival - always
the second Saturday in September
Juliaetta Community Improvement Association, Box 229, Juliaetta, ID
83535. Phone: (208) 791-6817. Fax: (208) 276-7207. Email
[email protected]. Directions: 21
Miles North of Lewiston on Hwy 3. Annual festival featuring musical
entertainment, classic cars, pancake breakfast, firefighter BBQ,
games, raffles, artistic craft vendors blackberry goodies, pancake
breakfast, BBQ, and live music! No Fee to attend.
North Carolina Blackberry Festival - Saturday, July
Downtown Lenoir, NC. Phone: 828-726-0616. Fax: 828-726-0385.
[email protected]. The annual North Carolina
Blackberry Festival will be in downtown Lenoir beginning at 10 a.m.
Lineberger Farms will be onhand during the day with fresh
blackberries for sale, along with other blackberry items. A variety
of food vendors will be available and local restaurants will be
open. Children's activities all day; a children's area will offer
free fun throughout the day on the Square sponsored by the Family
Resource Center in Lenoir.
- McLoud Blackberry
Festival - first weekend (Friday and Saturday) in July: open 5pm to midnight; 8am to midnight with fireworks at
McLoud, OK. Phone: 405-964-6566.Email:
[email protected]. The festival began in the 1940's as
a celebration of the end of harvest season for the local cash farm
crop, blackberries. The town received national media coverage when
the Blackberry Growers Association sent a crate of berries to
President Harry Truman. The association disbanded in 1963 due to a
poor market and farmers moved on to a more lucrative crop. While
blackberry farming may no longer be the agricultural strength of McLoud, the festival celebrated each year continues to be an
exciting event for the town and draws thousands of attendees from
throughout the nation.
Illinois Valley Wild Blackberry & Arts & Crafts Festival -
August, Saturday, 9am - 6pm and Sunday, 9am - 4pm.
Cave Junction, Oregon. Held in early-August, every year, just as the
native Oregon wild blackberries ripen. Many food items for sale at
the festival feature the blackberry as a primary ingredient.
Blackberry themes are also evident on many of the visual art and
craft items sold.
Sutherlin Blackberry Festival -
Sutherlin, Oregon. A fun blackberry festival with events like mud
volleyball and a classic car cruise, there is guaranteed to be an
event for anyone. Start Friday off dancing at Dakota St. Shopping
Center parking lot to the new band The Valley Boys, who will be
entertaining the BlackBerry Festival this year. They put on great
shows that include audience interaction, stage antics and dynamic
lighting. Saturday, enjoy a huge car show, BlackBerry cook-off, mud
volleyball, BMX races, four wheel drive Barrel Races and lots of
entertainment in the park including food and craft booths. Top the
evening off with the classic car cruise and a dance in the streets
of Sutherlin.The fun continues on Sunday with the motorcycle show,
chili cook-off, diaper derby, and of course, the mud races. Along
with food, activities and entertainment there will also be several
prize drawings. Don't miss your opportunity to win one of this
years' many fantastic prices.
Blackberry Festival - Saturday, June
Lynnville, TN. Phone: (931) 527-3158. The Annual Lynnville
Blackberry Festival claims to have the "World's Best Blackberry
Pie." With a day of activities planned by the Lynnville Community
Club and the Town of Lynnville, who are organizers of this
festival. Billie May and RTM Productions are the sponsors of the
festival. Vendors of all types will be set up on the Lynnville
Square selling their wares. (If you would like a booth, call
931-527-3922 or 931-527-0032.) There will be music, dancers, moon
walks, bouncy castles, a rock wall to climb, and Mencer's Pony
Rides. For a cost of $6/plate, blackberry pie, beans and poke
salad will be available in the Lynnville Municipal Building from
11 am to l p.m. . Blackberry pie, by itself is $2.
Blackberry Delight Shenandoah National Park -
Saturday - July 26, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Resort, Skyline Drive, Luray, Virginia 22835. Phone:
877-847-1919. Directions: mile 41.7 and 42.5 on Skyline Drive. In
mid-summer blackberries ripen in the open areas along trails and
streams in Shenandoah. Celebrate the wonderful flavor of this
seasonal berry as we create a unique experience. Come to Skyland
Resort and sample foods such as Pulled Pork with a Blackberry BBQ
Sauce, Grilled Chicken with Blackberry Relish, Blackberry
Cobbler, Blackberry Jellies & Syrup, Blackberry Fruit Salad,
Blackberry Wine, Blackberry Beer, Blackberry Lemonade, and
Blackberry Ice Cream. Enjoy the live entertainment featuring blue
grass music and dancers plus story telling and children's crafts.
It's a fun day for the entire family. (ADDED: July 13, 2014, JBS,
Blackberry Festival - Labor Day weekend, September
c/o Bremerton Main Stream Association, 245 Fourth Street, #201,
Bremerton WA 98337. Phone: 360-377-3041. Fax: 360-373-9053. Email:
[email protected]. Hours: Saturday,10 AM to 8
Sunday 10 AM to 7 pm and Monday, 10 AM to 6 pm. Located on the Bremerton Boardwalk in the heart of downtown the
Bremerton Blackberry Festival draws over 50,000 people from around
Joyce Daze Blackberry Festival - Saturday, August
Joyce, WA. Phone: Ed McKay at 360-928-3331. Email:
Starts at 7 a.m. with a pancake breakfast and lasts until 3:30 pm,
when raffle winners take home prizes. Highlights of the festival
include homemade pies with the much-heralded local blackberries, a
parade, children's activities, a juried arts and crafts show, salmon
bake, vendor's booths, demonstrations and live entertainment. The
festival's main attraction is homemade blackberry pie topped with
ice cream which is on sale all day. This year more than 150 pies
will be baked. contact Check out the official Joyce,
Washington website at www.joycewa.com.
- West Virginia
Blackberry Festival - late July / early August
Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort, WV. Email:
[email protected]. The WV
Blackberry festival is an event held the first weekend of August in
the Clarksburg City Park in Nutter Fort, WV. Our objectives include
promoting free entertainment in a family friendly atmosphere.
Directions: From I-79 Exit 115, go north on Route 20 toward
Clarksburg, go about 2 1/2 miles. Park is on the right just past the
traffic light. From US Route 50 Exit at the Clarksburg Joyce Street
Exit, follow Route 20 South about 2 1/2 miles, past Route 98, to the
park on the left.
Powell River Blackberry Festival - August
Willingdon Park, Powell River, BC. Phone: 604-483-9454. Email:
[email protected]. Inspired by the dark, juicy
fruit that grows wild everywhere in Powell River, the Blackberry
Festival is an annual week-long tradition. Check out live
music and visual artists during Arts Alive in the Park (at
Willingdon Park), enjoy the Festival of Lights fireworks display,
sample puppet shows or pie-eating contests during Townsite Day,
or chow down at the community BBQ. The festival's signature
dessert is blackberry shortcake topped with whipped cream. The
Blackberry Festival Street Party is mid August on Marine Avenue ,
and is an annual celebration of the blackberry includes a
multitude of events around town, highlighted by a massive street
party along Marine Avenue on Friday, August 15 from 6 pm to 10 pm.
(ADDED: July 13, 2014, JBS, ALst)