Maine Strawberry Festivals in 2021

Update for 2021 and Coronavirus:

It looks like many festivals are returning for 2021, with the possible exception of some in states like California, Michigan, New York. Even so, many festivals will not finalize or announce their plans until the last minute, so when we have not seen an update, we've left last year's data below and suggest you see the festivals website or call the festival as the date gets close to see if they will hold it this year.

Looking for a strawberry festival in Maine in 2021? (just scroll down the page)There is no other listing as complete and current as this list, just updated! All the strawberry festivals in Maine 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. 

Always click on the links to the festival to confirm this year's dates; with COVID and weather, things may change at the last minute. They may change or cancel at the last minute. . 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.

Click here for the form to add a festival and have detailed information; or click here if you have general information and are not connected with the event!

2021 Maine Strawberry Festivals - Where, When and More Details!

Maine

There are two general types of strawberry festivals 1) community festivals, usually organized by a church, school, local Chamber of commerce or a town and 2). Strawberry festival held at and by a farm

They are different in what they offer, so they are grouped separately. (of course not all states and areas have both. And following the festival listings are links to our easy to follow directions about making strawberry jam, freezing strawberries, strawberry pies and much more. 

Community Strawberry Festivals

  • Cornish Annual Strawberry Festival -  held on the last Saturday of June (in 2018, that's June 30, 2018)
    18-24 Main Street, Cornish, ME 04020. Phone: 207-625-4993. Alternate phone: 207-625-7725. Email: [email protected]. The Cornish Association of Businesses (CAB) sponsors this charming, all ages event on each year in Historic Cornish Village located in the scenic Western mountain and lakes region of Maine on Route 25 - 30 miles West of Portland and 9 miles East of the New Hampshire border.
  • South Berwick Strawberry Festival - Saturday, Late June (check their website for this year's dates)
    Central School, South Berwick, ME. Phone: (207) 704-0332.  Email: [email protected]. As of April 2021, their Facebook page says "In light of everything going on, we are doing our best to cook up something for 2021. We may not be springing back and look as we did when we last met in 2019, but we promise to try something different this year to allow us to connect as a community. Please stand by, as we continue to stir in the ingredients to bring 2021 to life. As a reminder, we are always welcome to new volunteers to help make things possible.". Most activities are held at the Central School Grounds, the pancake breakfast is at the Central School food court.  See their website for the complete schedule. Offers entertainment, shopping, delicious cuisine, game activities, and fun for the entire family. South Berwick Strawberry Festival Facebook page. Held annually since 1975, Always the last Saturday in June, the South Berwick Strawberry Festival officially kicks off summer for this quaint, southern Maine town of South Berwick. All over town one can see the bright red, white, and green strawberry flags that not only line the main streets, but can also be seen flying from many houses. The day is filled with food, entertainment, games, and crafts.
  • St. Andrews Presbyterian Church Strawberry Festival and Craft Fair - June - call!
    St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 7 Portland Road, Kennebunk, ME. Phone: 207 985/4303.
  • Washington Strawberry Festival - Held annually in early July;  from 12 PM to 3 PM
    40 Old Union Road, Washington, ME 04574. Phone: (207) 458-0340. Email: [email protected]. The festival has taken place for 76 years!. Directions: See their Facebook page for directions. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Free, no payments needed, unless you buy from concessions/vendors . The live music will be performed by a local band known as Gardenia, members include Dick White and Cindy Millar. The dynamic duo will perform a wide range of musical selections such as hits from today and the golden oldies! All the profits from the festival will be funneled back into the Washington community through scholarships funds, food banks, and support of the town's church and volunteer fire department. The festival is kid friendly! There will be room for them to run, games and activities for all ages! Click here for our Facebook page. There are Crafts and crafters sales and exhibitions, Sales of the featured fruit (or vegetable), Baked items for sale, Deserts for sale (like strawberry shortcake, blueberry pie, etc.) , Live music, Games, Raffle or drawing, picnic area, Pets ARE allowed, Free parking, restrooms (ADDED: June 27, 2018, Suggested by a visitor)"

Farm Strawberry Festivals

In addition to community and church festivals, some private farms have their own strawberry festivals in June.  See each farm for this year's dates (they often do not announce them until the end of May). They usually have PYO strawberries then, too.  Also, scroll down to see the links to recipes, freezing, canning and jam making directions at the bottom of the page.

  • We will be adding these as we find them;  Please write me, if you know of any to add!

Related Strawberry Information: Freezing, making Jam, Canning, Pies, Recipes and More

Also, see our pages on easy illustrated strawberry directions:

For other fruit and vegetable festivals, see this page!

 


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