Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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!

Rhode Island 2021 Strawberry Festivals - Where, When and More Details!

Rhode Island

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

  • Cranston Shriners Summer Strawberry Festival - June 15, 2019 from 6 PM to 10 PM
    The Imperial Room, One Rhodes Place, Cranston, RI 02905. Phone: (401) 467-7100. 2019 Price: $30.00 per person. Please join us for a Summer Strawberry Festival!  Featuring the Anchored in Dreams Band, performing a mix of Golden Era to Modern Contemporary Jazz Standards and Favorites
    6:00 pm Cocktails (Cash Bar) ~ 6:30 pm Dinner Buffet
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Performance
    $30.00 per Ticket ~ 401.467.7100
    STRICT TICKET DEADLINE: June 10, 2019
    *Absolutely NO tickets will be sold or held at the door
    DELICIOUS BUFFET MENU Clam Chowder ~ Clam Cakes ~ Traditional Tossed Salad ~ Coleslaw Wing Dings with Assorted Sauces ~ Our Famous Fish & Chips Fresh Strawberry Shortcake ~ Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, & Tea And, all the Chocolate Dipped Strawberries you can eat! Casual Dress
  • Smith's Castle Strawberry Festival - (The second Saturday in June every year)  - Saturday, June 15, 2019 (rain date June 16th) 12pm-4pm
    55 Richard Smith Drive North Kingstown, RI 02852 Phone: 401-294-3521. Email: [email protected]. Smith's Castle will host its annual Strawberry Festival, its seasonal celebration of spring with a rain date of Sunday, a day later. This year's festival will once again feature puppeteer Dan Butterworth, entertainment by the Jesse Liam Band, and children's activities including Pony Rides and Baby Chicks, courtesy of Casey Farm. Other activities and local vendors will also be included, and of course, our famous homemade strawberry shortcake, for purchase.  2019 Admission is $8.00 per adult, children 5-12 $6.00, free under 5 years of age.$20.00 family cap.
  • Strawberry Fest Trinity Church Newport Annual Strawberry Festival - Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 11AM-5PM, Rain or Shine.
    Trinity Church, Newport, 1 Queen Anne Sq, Newport, Rhode Island 02840. Phone: (401) 846-0660. Email: [email protected]. Trinity Church in Newport will hold its annual Strawberry Fest with FREE Admission. The Festival celebrates all things strawberry, with Food, live Music, and quality Artisans and Crafters on the lawn of Trinity Church on Queen Anne Square. The highlight of the Festival is the homemade strawberry shortcake*, made with freshly picked sweet strawberries and mounds of real whipped cream...simply Heavenly!!  (*while supplies last)   Historic Trinity Church, which has been visited by dignitaries from George Washington to Queen Elizabeth, will be open for tours during the festival, so come enjoy a beautiful summer day in Newport.  Click here for a link to our Facebook page.

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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