South Carolina 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 South Carolina 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 South Carolina 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!

South Carolina 2021 Strawberry Festivals - Where, When and More Details!

South Carolina

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

  • Lowcountry Strawberry Festival - Saturday and Sunday one weekend in April  (April 29, 2021 through May 2, 2021), from 12 pm to 6 p.m.  (check their website for other year's dates)
    Boone Hall Plantation, 1235 Long Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC.  Phone: 843-884-437. Email: [email protected]. Boone Hall Plantation is proud to present one of the premier special events held in South Carolina Lowcountry in the spring. he 2021 Lowcountry Strawberry Festival returns to Boone Hall Plantation and Boone Hall Farms. This event has been a spring tradition since 1997. After taking 2020 off due to the pandemic, we're excited to "Bring Back The Fun in 2021" to this popular spring festival presented at Boone Hall. See complete details for this year's Boone Hall Plantation and Boone Hall Farms Strawberry Festival here. The event features more than 30 attractions and thrill rides. Festival Rides are open all hours of the event both day and at night. The Family Attractions portion of the event is open during event daytime hours and offers a number of family friendly attractions, acrobatic dogs, a petting zoo, and more. U-Pick strawberries will only be available a limited number of hours during the time the festival is open. INCLUDED WITH ADMISSION are: Access to the Family Festival side of the event which features a petting zoo, acrobatic dog shows, pig and duck races, a three-story slide tower, two giant jump pillows, playground area, contests, live entertainment, vendor exhibits, access to the festival ride side of the event, free parking, and more. Tractor rides to the u-pick strawberry fields also included during designated u-pick hours as long as berries are available. Tickets for Festival Rides must be purchased separately from admission.
    (UPDATED: March 19, 2021)
  • Mead Hall Annual Strawberry Festival - one Saturday in April (Saturday, April 27, 2019)
    Mead Hall Episcopal School, 619 Barnwell Ave NW, Aiken, SC. Aiken County. Phone 803-644-1122. Email: [email protected]. Bake Sale, Silent Auction, Ice Cream Booth, Train Ride, 18 ft. Slide, Face Paint, Inflatables, Baseball Throw, Soccer Kick, Dunk Tank, Wrecking Ball (13+), Wipe Out (13+)
  • North Augusta Our Lady of Peace Catholic School Strawberry Festival - usually the last Saturday in April, but check on their Facebook page (there were some years it was cancelled)
    856 Old Edgefield Rd, North Augusta, South Carolina 29841. Phone: (803) 279-8396. Email: [email protected]. Our Strawberry Festival will have children's games, inflatables, hamburgers and hotdogs, Hispanic food, silent auction, bake sale, crafters, a 3v3 soccer tournament, and fresh berries from Gurosik's Berry Farm. If you a craft vendor and interested in participating please email.
  • Slater Strawberry Festival - early-May - (from 10 am to 4 pm) - (May 4, 2019) call for this year's dates
    Slater Hall, 5 Whitney Street, Slater, South Carolina 29683. Phone: 864-836-1100. Email:  Candace at [email protected]. Sponsored by Foothills Family Resources. Food, craft vendors, games, a free area for kids and The Strawberry Pageant for kids age 10 and under.  A pancake breakfast will be held prior to the festival from 7:30-10am. Click here for a link to our Facebook page. The annual Strawberry Festival will be feature Georgia's Tea Room serving homemade strawberry shortcake, storyteller, magic shows, beach music, Sweet Potato Pie (band), Carolina Senior Concert Band, and, of course, good ole' family entertainment. All on the beautiful grounds of Slater Hall. (
  • South Carolina Strawberry Festival - late April / early May,  (check their website for this year's dates; in 2021  from Friday, April 23 and continues through Saturday, May 1)
    Elisha Park, 345 N. White Street, Fort Mill, SC 29715. Phone: (803) 547-2116. Email: [email protected] Directions: In 2021, the "festival in Walter Y. Elisha Park WILL NOT TAKE PLACE this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic", What the heck? I guess this is a festival... without an actual festival.  They are having some events, like the golf tournament, but it looks like there will be no in-person festival, no walking around trying strawberry treats, etc.  I guess they forgot... this is an OUTDOOR event!
    In normal years, the Festival will be held at Walter Y. Elisha Park, located at the intersection of N. White Street (SC Hwy 160) and Old Nation Road (US 21) in Fort Mill. Elisha Park is located 1.5 miles east of Interstate 77 (Exit 85). The event kicks off with a gold tournament at Springfield Golf Club on Wednesday, May 4th, followed by the Strawberry Festival Pageant on Thursday, May 5th. The festival continues on May 6th and 7th with live entertainment (The Strawberry Jam), arts and crafts, food vendors, fireworks, a strawberry recipe contest, strawberry pie and ice cream eating contests, kids rides and activities, an antique car show, and fun for the entire family. Vendor opportunities are available. For more information, please visit our website at! Join us for a week of events and activities, culminating in the festival. Parking is $5 with FREE shuttle transportation, Admission is free. 

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.

  • McLeod Farms Strawberry Festival - Saturday, early May; check their website on May 1st; as of April 25, they stiull haven't published the date.
    29247 Hwy. 151 S., cBee, SC. Chesterfield County. Phone: 843-335-8335. McLeod Farms annual Strawberry Festival. Events include free face painting, local entertainment, horse drawn carriage rides, a strawberry recipe contest, and other fun, family activities. For more information about our festivals and recipe contests, look on our Events page.

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

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For other fruit and vegetable festivals, see this page!

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