Strawberry Festivals in 2018

Looking for a strawberry festival in October 2018? There is no other listing as complete and current as this list, just updated! All the strawberry festivals in the US, Canada and Britain we can find are listed on this page! If you love strawberries, look for a festival near you below! And I'm always looking for more strawberry festivals! Please write me, if you know of any to add!  I update the dates as soon as the festivals publish their information, but you can always click on the links (usually the name of the festival) to see the current information on the festival's own website. 

I update this list every year, but still Always click on the links (the blue, underlined name of the each festival) to confirm this year's dates on the website for each festival. If they don't have a website, call the phone number provided, but ALWAYS CONFIRM THIS YEAR'S DATES AND TIMES BY EITHER VIEWING THEIR WEBSITE OR CALLING.

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Strawberry Festivals in 2018: Where, When and More to Find a Strawberry Festival Near You!

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United States

Alabama

Arizona

Arkansas

  • Bald Knob Strawberry HomeFest - Mother's Day weekend, Thursday night to Saturday night.
    Chamber of Commerce, Bald Knob, AR 72010. Phone: 501-724-3140. Fax: 501-724-8100. Email: [email protected]. Vendors from around the state and joining states bring their wares, a carnival is in town for the event, and the school and churches hold reunions and homecomings. The event offers games, contests, beauty pageant, a grand parade that seems to be larger each year, and live entertainment throughout the festival.  (UPDATED: April 18, 2018, JBS)
  • Cabot Strawberry Festival - April
    Cabot, AR. Email: [email protected]. Cabot's very own STRAWBERRIES!! Carnival rides, 5k Fun Run, food, vendors, Strawberry Fest pageant and entertainment for the whole family.This event is focused on family fun and helps us promote local strawberry growers. At this festival we have live entertainment, a carnival, kid zone, food trucks, vendors, 5k race, pageant, and of course strawberries! (UPDATED: April 18, 2018, JBS)

California

Colorado

  • Strawberry Days -  June 15-17, 2018, (check their website for this year's dates)
    Glendwood Springs, CO. Email: [email protected]. The three day festival includes a juried Artisan's Fair, top notch family entertainment on the FamilyFest Stage and, of course, free strawberries and ice cream. Strawberry Days sums up the friendly character of Glenwood Springs and celebrates family and community. The Strawberry Days carnival will return with a new Ferris wheel and more kids rides! The three day festival includes a juried Artisan's Fair, top notch family entertainment on the FamilyFest Stage and, of course, free strawberries and ice cream. Strawberry Days sums up the friendly character of Glenwood Springs and celebrates family and community. The Main Stage music for Strawberry Days will be a mix of country rockabilly and soul. Come down and rock the country! Strawberry Days is Colorado's oldest civic festival and attracts thousands of locals and visitors alike. There's no doubt been a big change since those strawberry picnics over a century ago, but, the essence of Strawberry Days remains the same - to have fun, meet old friends and make new ones. The 110th Annual Strawberry Days festival takes place mid-June at Sayre (Strawberry) Park.

Connecticut

Delaware

  • Fifer's Strawberry Festival - Saturday, May 19, 2018, 10AM-4PM
    1919 Allabands Mill Road, Wyoming, DE 19934. Phone: 302-697-2141. Free Live Bluegrass Music from Chester River Runoff -Hay Rides -U-pick Strawberries - Special bucket price -Pony Rides -Face Painting -Balloon Art Good Eats including: -Fresh food by competitive BBQ team "BBQ Grills" featuring a special Strawberry BBQ sauce -Build Your Own Strawberry Sundaes -Strawberry Shortcake -Strawberry Pie -Strawberry Smoothies -Strawberry Ice Cream -Chocolate Covered Strawberries Bring the whole family out for a Berry Fun Time!
    * Wagon Rides - $2/person or $5 max/family
    * U-pick Strawberries - Bucket price special!
    * Pony Rides - $3/ride
    Also Face Painting,  Balloon Art, Forrest Avenue Animal Hospital - Free Stuffed Animal Clinic. Bring your well loved (worn out) stuffed friends for on site mending.
  • The Hen House - Third Saturday each May
    11465 Sycamore Road, Laurel, DE 19956. Phone: 302-875-6922. Email: [email protected]. Open: January 1 thru Mid - May - Tuesday thru Saturday, 10am to 5:30pm Mid - May thru December 31 pm to Monday thru Saturday, 10am to 5:30pm, Sunday 12 noon to 4pm. Directions: US 13 Laurel, Delaware. Turn east at stop light onto the Sycamore Road. We about 1/2 mile east, on the left. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberry harvest begins Mid-May and lasts about 4 weeks; Check our website for exact start date. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Strawberry Festival - Third Saturday each May - Classic Car Show, our famous homemade Strawberry Ice Cream, while it lasts, and much more. Fun On The Farm Day - Third Saturday each September - Antique Tractor Show, Pony Rides, Hay Rides and more.   strawberries, U-pick and already picked, farm market, gift shop, events at your location (call for info)   (ADDED: May 12, 2010, from visitor) 

Florida

Georgia

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

  • Farmington Strawberry Festival - Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. every year in early June
    Farmington, IA. Phone: (319) 878-3866. Email [email protected]. The Farmington Strawberry Festival is held each year the 2nd Full Weekend in June, with activities beginning on Friday and running through Sunday. The Festival is sponsored by the Farmington Arts Council. Free strawberries and ice cream are served Saturday and Sunday, from 2-4 pm, courtesy of the Farmington Arts Council. The strawberry and ice cream tent is set up in the heart of downtown, behind State Central Bank. Also on Sunday, from Noon to 4pm at the corner of 2nd and Elm will be The Kenny Hamberg Memorial Car Show. Registration is from 8am to Noon. Free T-Shirt for each entrant.  Vendors of all kinds provide their services and sell their wares at the Strawberry Festival. Crafts, antiques, collectibles, games, and food booths are just a few of the things you will find lining the streets of the downtown area on these three days in June. The strawberry and ice cream tent will be set up downtown, across from John's Food Center. Vendors of all kinds provide their services and sell their wares at the Strawberry Festival.  Crafts, antiques, collectibles, games, and food booths are just a few of the things you will find lining the streets of the downtown area on these two days in June. More information: Entertainment schedule, Where to Eat, Car Show, Photo Gallery..
  • Long Grove Iowa Strawberry Stampede and Festival - each June (June 10, 2018)
    Long Grove, Iowa. Area strawberry farmers sell strawberries, other produce and crafts at merchant booths throughout town. Strawberry shortcake, ice cream and other food is available throughout the day. Other activities include a parade, the Strawberry Stampede youth fun/competitive fitness footraces, a re-enactment of a 1921 bank robbery (in which the two suspects were killed) and numerous other activities. A street dance takes place on Saturday evening, the day before the festival, as the unofficial kick-off to the event. The Strawberry Stampede is a youth road race (ages 0-14) 1/4 mile & 1 mile events, held in conjunction with the annual Long Grove Strawberry Festival, Long Grove, Iowa, the 2nd Sunday every June.
  • Shawnee Mission Health Prairie Star Strawberry Festival - Sunday, from 11 am to 1 pm, June 10, 2018
    23401 Prairie Star Parkway, Lenexa, Kansas. Phone: 913-676-8500. The Strawberry Festival provides fun for the entire family and features:  Strawberry shortcake, Fun for kids - giant slide, moonwalk and games, Lenexa Police, Fire and Ambulance, Blood pressure screenings, Chair massages, Information from Shawnee Mission Health experts. Chance to win prizes!
  • Strawberry Point Strawberry Days - mid-June - see their website for this year's dates
    Strawberry Point, IA. Friday to Sunday, many events and activities,m a carnival - see their website for much more information.

Kansas

  • Shawnee Mission Health Prairie Star Strawberry Festival - Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 11 am to 1 pm
    23401 Prairie Star Parkway, Lenexa, Kansas. The Strawberry Festival provides fun for the entire family and features: Strawberry shortcake, Fun for kids - giant slide, moonwalk and games, Lenexa Police, Fire and Ambulance, Blood pressure screenings, Chair massages, Information from Shawnee Mission Health experts. Chance to win prizes!

Kentucky

  • Adairville Annual Strawberry Festival  - over 70 years running, held each year for the third weekend in May ( May 5-19, 2018)
    Adairville , KY 42202. Phone: 270-772-2175. Email: [email protected]. The Strawberry Festival features a special guest to ride at the head of the parade, bands, floats, beauty queens, area officials, clowns and much more fun stuff for the big and little kids. As the parade winds around the center of town, the aroma of great food fills the morning air. As you look at the park, one will see a glimpse of small town America with families having fun and little ones with ice cream on their chins. Each and all are excited about the days event and a chance to get out and have a fun day. The Strawberry Festival began in 1947 and is one of the longest continually running festivals in the state. The money raised has helped in purchasing fire trucks, playground equipment, beautification of the downtown park square and many other things. It is organized by the Adairville South Logan Chamber of Commerce members and volunteers.
  • Beaver Dam Strawberry Festival - over 20 years running, held each year during Memorial Day weekend
    Downtown, Beaver Dam, KY. The festival consists of several activities such as: beauty pageants, car show, tractor show, motorcycle show, 5k run, arts & crafts, vendors, hot dog eating contest, carnival rides, Native American cooking, gospel singing, quilt show, pet show, Veterans Program, parade and much more. Come celebrate the Annual Strawberry Festival in downtown Beaver Dam. Enjoy music, rides, food, pageants and this year Sharks!
  • Woodburn Days Strawberry Festival - I'm trying to find out if this festival is still being held
    600 Woodburn Allen Springs Road, Woodburn, Kentucky 42170. Phone: (270) 529-5221.  The event along Main Street in downtown Woodburn begins at 8 a.m. on Friday and Saturdays and features antiques, collectibles, crafts, strawberries, barbeque and more. The communities of Woodburn and Smiths Grove shipped more strawberries than any other place in the country during the early 1900's. The Woodburn Strawberry Festival celebrates this heritage and the spirit of the community.
    Admission and vendor setup are both free.

Louisiana

  • Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival - Held in early April every year - check their website this year's dates)
    Ponchatoula, LA. The Annual strawberry festival has entertainment, games, races, and food.

Maryland

Massachusetts

Maine

Michigan

Minnesota

  • Cottage Grove Strawberry FestCottage Grove Strawberry Fest - mid-June
    Kingston Park, Cottage Grove, MN 55016. Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest is a four-day, family focused event that offers something for everyone., An estimated 15,000 to 20,000 people will enjoy wonderful food, fantastic bands, a carnival and much, much more! Families and friends come to the event to be part of the community while they relax and enjoy the kick off to summer. Show your community support and join us for Strawberry Fest. Visit our website often and we'll keep you updated on coming attractions., Events and Contests: Grand Day Parade, Fireworks, Carnival, Medallion Hunt, Doggie Dash, Kid's Tractor Pull, Public Safety Events, Softball Events, Strawberry Fest Kick Off Dinner.pdf,  Logo Contest,  StoryStroll,  Hot Air Balloon Rides,  Live Entertainment, Pet Show, Petting Farm,  Strawberry Pie Eating, Talent Show & MN Sings, Top Chef Contest, 5K Race & Walk,  Car Show. Click here for a link to our Facebook page. (ADDED: January 14, 2017, JBS)

Missouri

  • Kimmswick Strawberry Festival - early June every year ( check their website for this year's dates)
    Downtown Kimmswick, MO. Jefferson County. Phone: 636-464-7407. Email: [email protected]. Come to our small community and shop at our more than 30 unique shops, eat any of our four restaurants with plenty of outdoor sitting areas. The streets and grass fields will be lined with hundreds of homemade craft, direct sInquiry from a visitor to www.PickYourOwn.org/strawberryfestivals.phpales, corporate sponsor and food booths. There is something for everyone! Crafters and food vendors line the streets offering Strawberry Shortcake, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, and Strawberry Cheesecake and more. There is a petting zoo, train rides, pony rides, bounce houses, small children's rides, games for the kids, face painters, and caricature artists. The town also has an Apple Butter Festival in October.
  • Vaile Mansion Strawberry Festival - First Saturday in June, from 9 AM to 4 PM
    1500 N. Liberty St. Independence, MO 64050. Phone: (816) 229-8293. Free admission to grounds; Mansion Tour: (2018 prices) Adults $6.00 | Children $3.0. A hundred craft and antique dealers will be set up around the Mansion. The Vaile Society will be selling Strawberry Treats!

Montana

  • Downtown Billings Strawberry Festival - Saturday, mid June (check their website for this year's dates) JUNE 13, 2015!
    Billings, Montana.  Click here for directions.  Great Arts & Crafts Vendors - Pancake Breakfast - Children's Activity Area Free Entertainment - Great Food and Strawberry Treats. Located in the streets of downtown Billings, the Strawberry Festival is a long-time cherished community event that opens the summer season on the second Saturday in June. In the heart of our urban center, experience rich diversity in arts and crafts, fresh produce and strawberries, the scents of food-truck fare from Asian to BBQ , live street entertainment, and a 60′ strawberry shortcake created by the Chefs and Cooks of Montana. With an interactive children's area including free crafts and activities for all ages, this draws people throughout the northwest region to Downtown Billings under Skypoint at 2nd Ave N. and Broadway.
  • Dayspring Church Annual Strawberry Festival - Call for this year's date; typically a Saturday in June, from 10am -5pm
    Florence, MT. Contact KC Thompson at Phone: 406-273-7780. Directions:  south of Missoula on Hwy 93, in the beautiful Bitterroot Valley. Saturday,  Arts & Crafts vendors, strawberry desserts galore (whole or by the slice), plus the featured treat, our homemade strawberry shortcake, cake walk, footlong hotdogs, hamburgers, games for the kids as well as volleyball, bocce ball, horseshoes and LIVE music. Come for a day of FUN.

Nebraska

Nevada

  • Summerlin Strawberry Festival - Early May (May 3rd in 2018) from 4 pm to 8 pm
    The Gardens Park, 10401 Garden Park Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89135. Phone: 702-341-5500. Summerlin residents are invited to celebrate the strawberry season at the Summerlin Strawberry Festival and Farmers Market on Thursday, May 3 from 4 to 8 p.m. Eat it. Drink it. Bake it. Toss it. Roll it. Run with it. Sing about it. You name it, we will do it, all with strawberries in mind! There will be various contests each with a strawberry theme, including a strawberry toss, shortcake eating challenge, and a relay race. Attendees will also enjoy a bounce house, face painter, and lively tunes that are sure to get you dancing to a strawberry-beat. So mark your calendars and plan to attend the Summerlin Strawberry Festival at the Gardens Park Farmers Market.

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New York

North Carolina

Ohio

Oklahoma

  • The Stilwell Strawberry Festival  - always held on the second Saturday in May (check their website for this year's dates)
    Stilwell, OK. The festival has been around since 1948 and is a huge event in the town of Stilwell. In past years, the Festival parade started at 10:00 am and proceeded down Main Street with the crowning of Stilwell's newly chosen Strawberry Festival Queen following. At 2:00 there was an auction of the finest Stilwell strawberries. The traditional serving of free cake and ice cream, with Stilwell strawberries begins at 3:00 pm Many vendors come and showcase their talents and craftsmanship during the festival. If anyone visiting this site is interested in setting up a stand, just choose your area of interest and all of the information available will be listed. Come join in the fun in STILWELL, OKLAHOMA.

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

  • Smith's Castle Strawberry Festival - (check their website for this year's dates) Noon-4:00 p.m.
    55 Richard Smith Drive, North Kingstown, R.I. Phone: 401-294-3521. Email: [email protected].  Enjoy Smith's Castle's strawberry shortcake and enjoy a day filled with fun family entertainment.

South Carolina

South Dakota

  • Somerset Court Strawberry Festival - from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, late April
    Somerset Court, 4001 Derby Lane, Rapid City, SD 57701. 605-718-3600. Email: [email protected].

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

  • Pleasant Grove City Strawberry Days Festival -  June  (check their website for this year's dates)
    Pleasant Grove, UT. Pleasant Grove's annual Strawberry Days celebration is less then a month away. This year promises to be great. There will be multiple concerts, pageants, sporting events, contests, and the always favorite PRCA Rodeo. Have a look at the various activities and events that will take place mid June.  Download Strawberry Days Rodeo Flyer  

Vermont

Virginia

 

Washington, D.C.

  • St. Paul's Rock Creek Episcipol Church Strawberry Festival - June 2018 from 4 to 8 p.m
    Rock Creek Church Rd & Webster St, Washington, DC 20011. Phone: 202-726-2080. Email: [email protected]. St. Paul's erects tents to cover the food (including, of course, fresh strawberries and strawberry shortcake) and the items offered for sale-baked goods, hand-crafted items, jewelry, plants, and more.  Join us for a day filled with activities for everyone that brings together the community while enjoying food, games, laughter, music and much more as we kick off to summer. Come show your community support and join us for the Strawberry Festival. For more information, please call or email.

Washington State

West Virginia

  • Nessly Chapel Strawberry Festival - late  June
    152 Nessly Road. Route 2 New Cumberland , WV. Event date:  11am- 3pm on June 21, 2014, Saturday. Click here for this year's Google search.
  • West Virginia Strawberry Festival - end of May each year
    Buckhannon, W.Va. The festival is a unique, traditional celebration to promote the harvest of the strawberry. A week-long event that is highlighted by three days of parades that echo down Strawberry Lane with high school bands marching and competing for up to $100,000 in scholarships at West Virginia Wesleyan College.  Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment that offers exciting educational and cultural events for everyone. Children and adults alike will enjoy the fun and thrills of the carnival. Take a stroll through the arts and craft exhibits, quilt show, or the photography show. Enjoy the variety of Main Street and Courthouse entertainment or stop by the band competition, car show, strawberry auction, or your favorite sporting event. You won't want to miss the huge block parties of entertainment on Main Street on Friday and Saturday nights.

Wisconsin

 


 

 


Britain (England, Scotland and Wales)

  • Strawberry Fair - Saturday, early June
    Cambridge, England. Contact the fair. Email: [email protected]. Phone: Strawberry Fair Hotline on 01223 560160. A local festival of music, entertainments, arts and crafts that takes place in Cambridge on Midsummer Common each year. Over its 30 plus year history, Strawberry Fair has evolved into one of the largest, free, open-air festivals of its kind in the country. And, believe it or not, it is completely free to attend!!

 


Australia


Italy

Japan

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