Pennsylvania Blueberry Festivals in 2018
Looking for a blueberry festival in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania - Where, When and More to Find a Blueberry Festival Near You!
Blueberries typically ripen from June to August in the
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
Bethlehem / Burnside Plantation Blueberry Festival (click on events)
- Friday to Sunday in mid July every year; from 11AM - 7PM (July 21
and 22, 2018)
Burnside Plantation, 1461 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem,
Phone: 610-882-0450. Email:
[email protected]m.org. Historic Bethlehem's Blueberry Festival returns for
25th years! Join us for a weekend of great food, live music and family fun at
Burnside Plantation- our farm in the city. Children's Activities: Make and decorate your own
birdhouse to take home, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Horse Drawn Carousel, RCN
Pie eating contests, Colonial Games, Children's Craft activities.
Directions: Click here for
directions to Burnside Plantation. The
Blueberry Festival offers a variety of food options sure to satisfy everyone
from foodies to finicky eaters. The Blueberry Brewery Tasting Tent will give
festival goers the opportunity to taste various samples of beer, wine, mead,
and vodka from local producers. After their tasting, visitors can purchase a
cup or glass of their favorite sample and enjoy food and music in the heart
of Burnside Plantation. Demonstrations like: High Horse-Powered Wheel -
Johnson Barn lower level, Blacksmith - Upper Meadow; Colonial Cooking -
Summer Kitchen; and Dog Agility presented by the Lehigh Valley Dream Weavers
Agility Club. Petting Zoo on Saturday 10am - 7pm and Sunday 10am - 6pm.
Black Moshannon State Park Blueberry Bash - Saturday, July 7,
2018 at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Black Moshannon State Park , 4216 Beaver Road,
Philipsburg, PA 16866. The Blueberry Bash is a fun program for all ages. At
10:00 am, meet at Boat Launch #3 on West Side Road to find areas of the park
to pick blueberries. From 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, come to the Environmental
Learning Center to try different types of food made from blueberries.
Recipes for each item will be available. Bring your own blueberry recipes to
Montrose Blueberry Festival - Held on the first Friday and Saturday
Montrose, PA. Email
[email protected]. Phone:570-278-1881The annual Susquehanna County
Library Blueberry Festival is two days of summer fun for all ages! 9 am to
4pm (pancake breakfast starts at 8am). The Festival brings thousands of
people to scenic Montrose PA to enjoy blueberry everything, from ice cream
to pies. Proceeds benefit the Susquehanna County Historical Society & Free
- Paxtonville United Methodist Church Blueberry Festival and 5K Run - Saturday,
1281 Paxton Street Paxtonville PA, Phone: (570)
837-3158. See the church calendar for this year's date and details.
Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
- Susquehanna County Historical Society and Free Library Association 39th Annual
Blueberry Festival - Held on the first Friday and Saturday in
August from 9-4 since 1980,
The annual Blueberry Festival is two
days of summer fun for all ages! The Festival brings thousands of
people to scenic Montrose PA to enjoy blueberry everything, from ice cream
to pies. Admission is free! Proceeds benefit the Susquehanna County
Historical Society & Free Library Association. The annual Blueberry Festival
is two days of summer fun for all ages! Held on the first Friday and
Saturday in August since 1980, the Festival brings thousands of people to
scenic Montrose PA to enjoy blueberry everything, from ice cream to pies.
The Blueberry Festival began in 1980 as a fundraising event for the
Susquehanna County Historical Society and Free Library Association. Since
its beginning, the Festival has been a community celebration, which has
grown into an eagerly-awaited event supported by the partnership of hundreds
of volunteers and the dedication of local businesses. The Blueberry Festival
represents small town life at its finest. Thousands of people gather each
year to enjoy the food, fun and friendship. All funds raised at the Festival
are used to operate the Susquehanna County Historical Society and Free
Library Association, which includes library locations in Forest City,
Hallstead-Great Bend, Montrose and Susquehanna; an Outreach Services
department; the county museum; and a genealogical research center. Do you
love blueberries? We have blueberry everything: aprons, cookbooks, flying
discs, fresh berries, ice cream, muffins, keychains, pies, pottery, prints,
stationery, sweatshirts, totebags, towels and t-shirts. -Special Early Bird
Book Sale Thursday from 5-8 p.m., $10 admission. Pancake breakfast: 8 a.m. -
10:30 a.m. Lunch: 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. All day: Snack on muffins, pie, and
other baked goods; cool off with lemonade, soda, and ice cream; enjoy treats
like cotton candy! Activities include: Lots of children's games,
, A variety of entertainment, Silent auction, Civil War re-enactor camp,
Handmade quilt raffle, Huge basket raffle, Visits by Newberry the Blueberry!
Items for sale at the Festival include:, Four tents packed with used books.
Click here for more info., Baked goods such as muffins and pies,
Commemorative pottery, t-shirts and other items, Historical Society
commemoratives, Items at the Handcraft and Harvest Table, White Elephant
Sale - everything you can imagine!
- Watsontown United Methodist Church Annual Blueberry Festival -
7 years now, held on the Saturday following the 4th of July, from 9 am to 3
Street Drive, Watsontown, PA 17777. Phone: 570-538-1017. Email:
[email protected]. The
festival will be home to over 30 confirmed vendors with booths in the
church's multipurpose room and outside on the church grounds. These vendors
range from food products, to jewelry, to handmade cards, and others!
Blueberries, of course, are the treat of the day. Breakfast, featuring
Blueberry Pancakes, will be served all day. Other treats include blueberry
pies and ice cream with blueberry topping. A full menu will be available as
the event time draws nearer. DSC_0028By wandering outside, children are
welcomed to an activity zone. Penny the Pony returns for pony rides. Kids
can take a spin on a barrel train. Other games of skill and chance (a toilet
paper toss, giant tic-tac-toe, splash-the-pastor, bottle ring toss) will
provide fun for all.
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.
Adams County Winery Farm Winery Blueberry Festival - a Saturday in
July from 2 pm to 5 pm
251 Peach Tree Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353. Phone:
(717) 334-4631. Email: Email:
[email protected]. Open: aside from the festival, the winery
is open 10 am to 6 pm every day. Join us for free live music,
Blueberry drink specials, a gourmet food truck, and wine tastings as we
celebrate blueberry season! We grow farm-raised blueberries right here at
the winery. We have FREE wine tastings at all locations every day. There's
no need to make a reservation, just show up and enjoy the wine! Stop by for
a visit and see why we're consistently voted the Best Winery in Gettysburg!
Berryfields Farm Blueberry Festival - August, Saturday
10:00am to 6:00pm, Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Berryfields Farm Blueberry
Festival. Celebrate an abundance of delicious wild and hybrid blueberries.
Activities include blueberry picking, blueberry eating, blueberry baking,
tractor wagon rides and children's contests. Festival activities include:
Music Fest on Saturday with free tractor tram rides to the berry field or
horse drawn wagon or buggy rides at an additional cost. Blueberry
food...baked goods, ice cream, jams, salsa, mustard, BBQ sauce, chilly, and
much more . Blueberry crafts...pottery, woodworking, jewelry, natural
wreaths, baskets, and much more. Blueberry games....find the hidden
teasures, horse shoes, fastest picking, guess how many, and more. Pick
blueberries. Enjoy the goat playground and other animals on display. Buy organic produce.
Blueberry Festival -
63rd Anniversary weekend on July 14 and 15, 2018.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307. Phone: 717-677-8412.
Alternate Phone: 717-677-9494. Fax: 717-677-7157. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Please call before coming or check our
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Located
nine miles north of Gettysburg right on route 34. Just a short drive from
Route 15, Route 30, and Interstate 81.
Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management
practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover.
Click here for our Facebook page.
Blueberry Festival Celebrating 63 Years! Home-grown Blueberries at
Hollabaugh's! We'll be featuring fresh blueberries and samples galore,
delicious homemade blueberry baked goods, blueberry ice cream, special deals
on produce, Pick-Your-Own Blueberries, fun kids' activities, and loads of
yummy samples from our local vendors. Be sure to join us in 2018 on
Saturday, July 14th and Sunday, July 15th from 12:00pm-5:00pm.Plan to come out to the farm to pick your own blueberries or apples this
year! Not only is picking your own a great activity for families to do
together, it's also a way to save some money by doing some of the work
yourself! Hollabaugh Brothers is a
three-generation, family-owned and operated fruit and vegetable farm.
Growing on 500 acres, the Hollabaugh family grows a wide variety of fruits
and vegetables, including small fruits, apricots, plums, peaches, pears,
Asian pears, apples, melons, cut flowers, and more! A retail market provides
the freshest produce throughout the season, as well as home-made baked
goods, jarred goods, and a country gift shop.
Blueberry Festival - Saturday in early July, from
8 am to 7 pm (check their website for this year's dates)
Knowlton Road, Media, PA 19063 Phone: 610-876-7116. Held at the Linvilla
Orchards Entertainment Garden. They will have a Rain Date if needed.
Bring your whole family for a Fun-filled day! Featuring our famous
blueberry pie eating contest! Linvilla Orchards' Annual Blueberry
Festival takes place annually in early July while the local blueberry
season is in full swing. You can pick your own healthy blueberries from
acres of bushes. The blueberry pie eating contest is the highlight of
the day! Pick Your Own will be opening at 8:00 am. Entertainment,
Costumed Characters. Summertime Sampling with Judi: Linvilla's Own Judi
loves to cook for her family and, lucky for us, she also enjoys sharing
her recipes and expertise with everyone she meets. Judi will be hanging
out in front of our Farm Market preparing some of her favorite
Summertime specialties. She will give pointers to anyone who stops by on
how to use all of your freshly picked fruits and veggies! Pie
Eating Contest, Even if you do not wish to stick your face in some of
Linvilla's Own Blueberry Pies, it is definitely a sight to see! Roasty
Toasty - What is a festival without the beloved Roasty Toasty? He will
be here from 11am to 4pm making those delicious ears of corn that we
have grown to love!
Blueberry Festival - Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 7:00am-1pm)
522 East Mount
Airy Road, Dillsburg, PA 17019. Phone: 717-432-2544. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: Take Route 15 to the
Mechanicsburg/Bowmansdale exit. Go towards Bowmansdale. Go straight for 3.2
miles (do not follow route 114 signs). Turn left onto E. Mt. Airy Road Drive
a mile and a half to orchard. It will be on your right. Very close to Ski
Roundtop. See link for other directions.
Click here for a map and directions.
2018 Blueberry Festival Pancake Breakfast (served until 10:30am),
$8.50/Adult, $6.50/Senior (Age 62+), $4.50/child (Age 10 and under).
PlayLand Admission: $5 per person. This festival benefits CURE
International. We donate $2 for every adult and senior citizen breakfast
ticket and $1 for every child breakfast ticket plus $2 for every PlayLand
admission. Come for the all-you-can-eat breakfast (pancakes, scrambled eggs,
ham, fruit, coffee, and juice) and stay through the day for over 30
arts/crafts booths, pick-your-own berries, free food samples, the Jazz Me
Band (9:30am-12:30pm), tractor-pulled wagon rides and more! Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard.
Paulus Orchards participates in the Farm Market Nutrition Program.
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!