Michigan Blueberry Festivals in 2018
Looking for a blueberry festival in Michigan in 2018?
(just scroll down the page)There is no other listing as
complete and current as this list, just updated! All the blueberry
festivals in Michigan 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 blueberry 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
I update this list
every year, but still click on the
links to the festival (the blue, underlined name of the each festival) to confirm this
year's dates on the website for each festival. They may change or
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!
2018 Blueberry Festivals in Michigan - Where, When and More to Find a Blueberry Festival Near You!
Blueberries typically ripen from April (in Florida and Texas)
through June and August in the upper Midwest and New England. June
dominates as the month for blueberry production (and festivals)
Unlike strawberries, which grow almost anywhere, blueberries are
grown commercially in half as many states.
There are two general types of blueberry festivals 1) community festivals, usually organized by a church, school, local Chamber of commerce or a town and 2).
Blueberry festival held at and by a farm. They are different in what they
community festivals tend to be less expensive so they are grouped separately.
(of course not all states and areas have both.)
festival listings are links to our easy to follow directions about
making blueberry jam, freezing blueberries, blueberry pies and
Community Blueberry Festivals
Grandville Vintage Cars and Blueberry Fest - Friday and
Saturday in early August; Friday 4 pm to 9 pm, Saturday 10 am to 4 pm
3195 Wilson Ave SW, Grandville, MI 49418. Phone: (616) 531-3030. There are
classic cars, vintage vendors, and lots of blueberry dishes. The event
happens on Chicago Drive between Wilson and Washington. There are also
carnival games,street vendors, barbecue and loads of blueberry deserts.
World War II airplanes fly overhead at 7pm!
- Harrietta Annual Blueberry Festival - Saturday in early AUgust
from 8 am to 4 pm
Phone: 231-389-2242. 8:00am to 11:00am - Pancake
Breakfast at Harrietta Fire Hall, 10:00am to 4:00pm - Blueberry Ice Cream
Social at St. Edward Catholic Church, 12:00pm Til Last One Is Gone - Sloppy
Joe Meals at United Methodist Church, Plus
12:00pm Till Last One Is Gone
- Hot Dogs at the Harrietta Fire Hall. Plus Rummage & Bake Sale at
United Methodist Church, Bake Sale, Raffle, Blueberry Patch Tours at
Harrietta's Blueberry Hill, Blueberry Festival Parade at 11:00am, Fish
Hatchery , Pie Eating Contest on Main Stage and more.
Imlay City Michigan Annual Blueberry Festival - early August
downtown, Imlay City, MI. Phone: (810) 724-1361. From Vendors
on the street to the many games, inflatables and dunk tank, you will find
that there is always something for children and adults to participate in. No
child, is ever turned away (especially in the pie eating contest) no matter
how old. This entire weekend is designed for families like yours.
- Marquette Blueberry Festival - Friday, July 27, 2018 from 10 am
to 7 pm
Marquette Downtown, West Washington and Front Streets, Marquette,
MI 49855. Phone: (906) 228-9475. Washington and Front streets will be
bustling with sidewalk sales, food vendors, artists, demonstrations, pony
rides, inflatable arcade games, and activities for children and families.
Downtown restaurants will satisfy your cravings for blueberry fare, from
blueberry pizza to blueberry beer, while many downtown shops offer will
offer “blue” specials. Local farmers will be on-hand throughout the day
selling fresh produce, including mounds of plump blueberries and music fills
the streets as live musicians perform throughout the day.
Montrose Blueberry Festivals - every year on the third weekend of
144 Hickory Street, Montrose, MI 48457-0316.
Phone: (810) 639-3475. Fax: (810) 639-3474. Email:
[email protected]. They serve blueberry pancakes,
have a beer tent, arts and crafts and flea markets, and of course a parade
with a blueberry queen. Montrose is located about 18 miles northwest of
Flint, Michigan on M-57 about five miles from I-75. It is always the third
weekend of August.
National Blueberry Festival -
August 9-12, 2018! - August - the second weekend of August each year
South Haven, Michigan.
Phone: 269-767-7159. Email:
[email protected]. The National Blueberry Festival is held on
the second weekend of August each year, and is one of the country's oldest
continuously-running fruit festivals! We're proud of South Haven's
tremendous blueberry crop, and the important industry it represents in our
area. Van Buren County is the Nation's most prolific producer of highbush
blueberries, and Michigan as a whole produces upward of 100 million pounds
each year. Growers, packers, u-picks, specialty equipment, agritourism,
cottage industry and more convene right here in Southwest Michigan, and it's
all thanks to the delicious and healthy king of fruits- the almighty
blueberry! You'll find fresh blueberries, blueberry plants,
fresh baked pies, raffle tickets, festival t-shirts, music, parades, etc.
Paradise Annual Wild Blueberry Festival - August
Paradise, Michigan. The Festival is held on the third full weekend of August
each year when the town puts on its "Blue Clothes" and invites everyone to
join them for the Arts & Crafts Fair and Wild Blueberry Celebration. It is
always lots of fun! Visitors can stroll the grounds along the shore of
beautiful Whitefish Bay on Lake Superior, browse the Arts & Crafts Fair with
50+ artists, and enjoy continuous family entertainment. Festival visitors
will know they are in "Paradise" when they taste the homemade blueberry
pies, muffins, and buckles available throughout the weekend. A delicious
Blueberry Brunch accompanied by the piano music of Palma Richardson will
start the day both Friday and Saturday, and the Blueberry Brunch will run on
Sunday morning also. Marjorie Shaefer will entertain with a collection of
rhymes, fables, and folk tales each day, and Paradise's own Chet Mitchell
will amaze us with his juggling ability and comic wit for three fun-filled
Farm Blueberry Festivals
In addition to community and church festivals, some private farms have their own blueberry festivals.
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 Blueberry Information: Freezing, Making Jam,
Canning, Blueberry Pies, Recipes and More
Also, see our pages on easy illustrated blueberry
For other fruit and vegetable festivals, see this page!