2016 Strawberry Festivals in Massachusetts

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Love strawberries?  Check out one of these yummy strawberry festival events happening this month, featuring craft vendors, live music, family fun, and of course juicy strawberries!  Can’t make a festival?  Check out our list of Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Farms!

Braintree Strawberry Festival
Where:  Braintree Farmers Market, 1 JFK Memorial Drive, Braintree MA
When:  Saturday, June 18th from 9am-1pm
Fresh local strawberries galore! C.N.Smith Farm will provide strawberry shortcake with fresh whipped cream.  This year our Strawberry Shortcakes will be created byLollyCake Ladies-we’re thrilled! Many of our vendors will be creating products that use local, in-season strawberries. Tables & chairs will be provided under our Events Tent. Fresh picked, fragrant and juicy local strawberries will be available for purchase to take home as well.  Get to the market early-Braintree Cooperative Bank will be handing out herb seedlings, grown by Second Nature Farm, for your garden or flower box.  While supplies last.

Verrill Farm Strawberry Festival & Dessert Contest
Where:  Verrill Farm, Concord MA
When:  Saturday, June 25th from, 11am – 3pm
Pick-Your-Own strawberries in fields by the stand. Food served a la carte (Strawberry Shortcake – Verrill Farm strawberries, made-from-scratch biscuits & fresh whipped cream,hot dogs, hamburgers, beverages).  Free Entertainment by singer John Fitzsimmons.  Hay rides & pony rides (small fee).

Strawberry Day at Drumlin Farm
  Drumlin Farm, Lincoln MA
When: Saturday, June 18th
UPDATE:  Strawberry Day has been cancelled for  2016 due to insufficient strawberry yield
Celebrate the strawberry harvest with us! Dig in the dirt with our farm staff, meet some berry-loving animals, and pick your own strawberries to take home. Throughout the day, you can enjoy wildlife demos and learn about strawberry pollinators. If weather permits, you can also pick your own strawberries! (while supplies last; additional fee applies)

Marini Farm Strawberry Festival
Where:  Marini Farm, Ipswich MA
When:  June 18th from 10am-5pm
Enjoy u-pick strawberries, hayrides, strawberry shortcake, inflatables, and a jumping pillow.

Topsfield Strawberry Festival
Where:  Topsfield Town Common
When:  Saturday, June 11th from 10am-4pm (rain or shine)
This year is the 48th Annual Strawberry Festival. Bowls and bowls of fresh strawberries, whipped cream and piles of shortcakes are prepared and served by our volunteer members.  Family fun including food, music, children’s games, and Capen House tours.  Plus over 60 fine artisans!

Smolak Farms Strawberry Festival
Where:  North Andover MA
When:  Saturday, June 18th (rain date June 25th)
PYO strawberries, face painting, bounce house, animal area, playground, ice cream stand, hayrides and more!

Russell Orchards Strawberry Festival
Where:  Russell Orchards in Ipswich, MA
When:  June 18th & 19th
Join us for fun and festivities from 11-4 both days this Father’s Day weekend.
Strawberry picking, live music, pony rides, hayrides cooking demos, facepainting, wine tasting, and more! Our famous fresh strawberry shortcakes, strawberry donuts, and cider donut sundaes with fresh strawberries on top are just a few of our delectable farm fresh goodies, always made from scratch!
It’s always a ball!

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