Vermont 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 Vermont 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 Vermont 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!

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


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

  • Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center Annual Strawberry Festival - Sunday in June, from 10 am to 5 pm (check their website for this year's dates)
    225 Pavilion Road, East Thetford, Vermont 05043, Phone: 802-785-4737. Email: [email protected]. Free children's crafts and games, VINS raptor visit, live music, horse-drawn wagon rides, organic food stand, and much more. Fun for the whole family, rain or shine! Comments from a visitor on June 19, 2009: "Cedar Circle has one of the best strawberry festivals anywhere, complete with amazing organic strawberries, pick-your-own, hay rides, homemade strawberry shortcake, great live music, face painting, and a full farm stand."
  • Dummerston Strawberry Supper - Saturday, late June from 5 to 7pm, (see their website or call 802-258-2655 for this year's dates)
    Grange Hall, Dummerston, Vermont. This event has been held for more than 40 years, feeding an average of 450 patrons. In addition to strawberry shortcake, there is also potato salad, ham, and cole slaw
    For information call .
  • East Burke Church UCC Annual Strawberry Festival  - late June (June 30 in 2018, call for other year's dates)
    East Burke, VT. To be held on the Green.. It is a picnic supper (hamburgers, hotdogs, salads, etc.) ending with strawberry shortcake. Supper is served from 5pm to 7 pm on the lawn. Cost for a meal is $8.00,  (the price for children under 12 is $4.00).  A single strawberry shortcake is $4.00. This is a wonderful time for the community to gather, catch up on the winter news and enjoy a delightful meal. Directions: Take Interstate 91 to exit 23 (Lyndonville and route 5), turn right on route 5 and go through the picturesque town of Lyndonville to the intersection of 5 and 114. Turn right on to Route 114. East Burke is the first town you will come to (about 5-6 miles). As you come into town, you will go around a sharp curve. The green is on the right in the middle of the curve. Parking is available along the street. P.S. Strawberries come from a local farm, and are picked the day before!
  • Waterbury Congregational Church Strawberry Festival - Friday, late June,  5-7 pm
    Waterbury's annual Strawberry Festival (33 years!) is being held on Friday, June 30 at the Waterbury Congregational Church on Main Street. Dinner will be served from 5-7 PM; there will be a buffet supper and of course plenty of strawberry shortcake! Prices: Dinner is $7 per adult, $5 for children 12 & under, and dessert only is $4 per person. Take-out containers will be available so diners can bring their shortcake over to the Tammy Fletcher concert at Rusty Parker Park! Last year we sold out so come early and bring your friends! Waterbury Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, is located at 8 North Main Street in downtown Waterbury. I-89 Exit 10. Phone: 802-244-6606.

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.


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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2020 version of
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