This month's notes: July 2013: Blueberries are going strong throughout most of the US, don't wait: June through mid July is the best time for Blueberries Click here for Blueberry recipes and picking tips and here for blueberry festivals. Strawberries are finishing most places, still going in the north. Click here for strawberry facts and picking tips, and this page for easy strawberry jam making directions. Blueberries will come in June in most areas. Of course, Florida, southern Texas, and other very warm areas are already picking both crops! See this page for hundreds of easy canning and freezing instructions/recipes, canning equipment guide! Also make your own ice cream - see How to make ice cream and ice cream making equipment and manuals. Then see each state's crop availability calendar for more specific dates of upcoming crops. Organic farms are identified in green! See our guide to local fruit and vegetable festivals!. Please tell the farms you found them here - and ask them to update their information!!
Blueberry Festivals in the U.S., Canada and Britain!
2013 Blueberry Festivals: Where, When and More to Find an Blueberry Festival Near You in 2013 !
Look for a blueberry festival? There is no other listing as complete and current as this list! All the blueberry festivals in the US, Canada and Britain we can find are listed on this page! If you love blueberries, look for a festival near you below! And I'm looking for more blueberry festivals! Please write me, if you know of any to add! I will update it for next year as soon as the festivals publish their information.
Always click on the links (the blue, underlined name of the each festival) to confirm this year's dates on the website for each festival. 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.
Also, see our pages on easy illustrated directions about
- how to make blueberry jam
- or blueberry jelly,
- blueberry pie filling to use later,
- blueberry butter
- or a great (but easy) blueberry pie at home!
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Alabama Blueberry Festival - the third Saturday in June from 9 am to 5 pm
- One Day Only!
Burnt Corn Creek Park, Brewton, Alabama. Phone: 251-867-3224. Email: email@example.com. Free admission. The festival is held every third Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm in June in Burnt Corn Creek Park in historic downtown Brewton (not at Jefferson Davis college anymore). It is an original arts & crafts festival, featuring blueberry dishes and a variety of foods, children's entertainment, live stage entertainment, antique car show, motorcycle show, fresh blueberries and blueberry bushes. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
- Annual Alyeska Blueberry & Mountain Arts Festival - mid
August - call for this year's date.
Girdwood, Alaska, Contact: 907-754-2209,
Ketchikan Blueberry Festival - First Saturday in
Main Street, Ketchikan, Alaska August 7, 2010. Thousands of Ketchikan residents and visitors celebrate the blueberry in style with the annual Blueberry Arts Festival. The summer staple offers over 100 booths featuring local art and handcrafted treasures. The Festival makes a fast start with the Fun Run followed by cheering on your favorite slug during the Slug Races. Family fun continues with food and game booths, a blueberry pie-eating contest, the Battle of the Bands, trivia contest and the Great Blueberry Race. The Pet & Doll Parade kicks off the festivities on Friday, August 6th, followed by the opening reception for the Blueberry Juried Art Show. Complete the evening with the 13th annual Gigglefeet Dance Festival! The Festival finishes Sunday, August 8th with the annual Richard Brautigan and Dick Whitaker Memorial Trout Fishing in America Poetry Slam.
(ADDED: July 21, 2010)
- Bolster Hilltop Ranch & Winery blueberry festival -
Festival last weekend in June
2000 Larsen Drive, Camino, CA. Phone: (530) 644-2230. Open: Labor Day Weekend to November 10, 7 days/week 9am - 4pm. Listed in VIA Magazine Blueberry Festival. (UPDATED: April 21, 2011)
Comments from a visitor on July 01, 2012: "There is no longer a Blueberry festival the last weekend of June. When I called to ask about it they said they were not doing it anymore because they never knew when the blueberries were coming in. "(UPDATED: July 01, 2012)
Blueberry Festival at Sweet Wind Farm - on
the 3rd Saturday in July. ; Raindate later.
339 South Road, Route 179, East Hartland, CT 06027. Phone: 860-653-2038. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: Follow route 20 west from Granby Center into Hartland. Take a left onto route 179, farm is down 1 1/2 miles on right. Take route 219 from Barkhamsted onto Route 179, farm is on just past town line on left. And for a map to our farm, click here. Open: PYO Saturdays beginning in July from 10 am to dusk; Call for appt; - the farm Uses natural growing practices. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Blueberry Jamboree - Saturday, June
Barrineau Park Community Center, 6055 Barrineau Park School Road, Molino, FL 32577. Phone: (850) 475-5230. Fax: (850) 475-5233. Email: email@example.com. The First-Ever Blueberry Jamboree will kick off Touchablue Berry Farm with a 5K Race for the Blueberries and will end that evening with some toe-tapping bluegrass music by local musicians. If you are in search of a fun-filled Saturday in the heart of blueberry production in Escambia County, then you're looking for the Blueberry Jamboree.The festival will feature: family entertainment, music, great food, a wandering blueberry in costume, a Blueberry Spitting Contest, a Blueberry Bake-Off, Cake and Plant Walks, cloggers, smiles and laughter!The Jamboree will also feature local Artisan & Crafter Vendors. (ADDED: June 04, 2009) (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Bostwick Blueberry Festival - See their website for most
current dates; Saturday, May 19, 2012 from 8 am - 4 pm
Bostwick Community Center Bostwick Public Library 125 Tillman Street, Bostwick, FL 32007. Phone: 904-268-3346. Directions: Off US Highway 17, 7 miles north of Palatka. It is held at the Bostwick Community Center in Bostwick, Florida, 125 Tillman Street. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in May. Open: Saturday, May 19, 2012 from 8 am - 4 pm. Payment: Blueberry pancake breakfast served from 8 am to noon (5.00), arts and crafts, country store, fresh blueberries, homemade blueberry pies and other blueberry baked goods for sale, plants for sale, library book fair, continuous entertainment, refreshments and snacks. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 15, 2011)
Keel & Curley Winery Annual Blueberry Festival -
5210 W. Thonotosassa Road, Plant City, FL 33565. Phone: 813-752-9100. Fax: 813-752-9199. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Note: this is a business-operated festival, not a community/volunteer run festival. They are charging $5 for parking this year (2011).
Comments from a visitor on May 03, 2010: "The winery has a blueberry festival this weekend. They have u-pick blueberries and blueberry wine among other wines. Place for the kids and craft stuff."
Comments from a visitor on May 17, 2010: "They have a blueberry festival every year. 2010's festival was on Saturday, May 15th and Sunday, 16th. They open their orchards to U-pick blueberries for the festival ($3/lb for the last 2 years). All info can be found on their website. They sell blueberry wine. "
Northeast Florida Blueberry Festival - Friday and Saturday in
mid/late June - June 13 and 14, 2010 at the Northeast Florida Fairgrounds
Northeast Florida Fair Grounds, US-1, Callahan, FL 32011. They have blueberries, blueberry pies, muffins and pancakes, and they also have entertainment (fiddlers and cloggers), BBQ beef, pulled pork and fries. There is a children's water slide, face painters and pony rides. For the adults, there are arts/crafts tents and the dunking pond. Directions: it is usually held at NE Florida Fairgrounds on Route 1 (just north of downtown Callahan). (ADDED: June 16, 2009) (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from the news story)
Pasco County Blueberry Festival - Blueberry Jerry Jamboree
Alric Pottberg Road, Hudson, FL 34610. Directions: At the Concourse entrance off of SR 52 in Hudson between Hays Rd & the Veterans Expressway (safety town entrance). Featuring lots of Blueberry Goodies, Vendors, Food, Entertainment, a Kids Fun Zone w/ Bounce Houses & Games, etc... Lots of fun for everyone! Vendors or Sponsors: Please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
(ADDED: March 22, 2011)
Tarpon Springs Blue Berry Festival - May, Friday to
Sunday, Noon until 7 pm.
161 E. Tarpon Avenue South Pinellas Ave. & surrounding streets, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689. Phone: (727) 869-9884. Email: email@example.com. Open: May 7 am to 9, Friday to Sunday, Noon until 7 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Blueberries, parking provide free, musical entertainment, carnival rides, restrooms, petting zoo, events at your location (call for info), FREE admissionFamily Festival held May 7 - 9 in the Antique district of the historical Tarpon Springs. Amongst other Fun things, we'll be having a "Best Dressed Picnic Basket" contest, $50 cash to the First Place winner; a Silent Auction, Children's Theater all day Sunday, and many more things to offer. (ADDED: April 10, 2010)
Wellborn Blueberry Festival - the first Friday and Saturday in
June (Friday and Saturday, July 7 and 8, 2013 )
1340 - 8th Avenue, Wellborn, FL 32094. Phone: 386-963-1157. Alternate Phone: 386-590-0002. Fax: 386-963-1151. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: Wellborn is halfway between Jacksonville & Tallahassee in North Florida. From I-10, take Exit 292 (Wellborn CR 137) and go south to the blinking light; turn right. Click here for a map and directions. Come join us for two fun-filled days of blueberry treats and entertainment. Admission is free; Arts & Crafts and Food Vendors, Country Store featuring blueberry items, live entertainment, blueberry bake-off and tasting party, blueberry pancake breakfast, parade, talent contest, and kid's games. (UPDATED: March 24, 2013)
Georgia Blueberry Festival - Early June
Alma, Bacon County, Georgia. .For more information contact Leslie Douglas, 912-632-5859. This event has Arts & Crafts, Entertainment, Various Food Concessions, Games, Rides, Paintings, Ceramics, Wood Products and many other activities. The event is free to the public. Vendors are charged according to category of items for sale. Alma, GA is "Georgia's Blueberry Capital". There is also a 5K and One Mile Fun Run/Walk. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
- Berry Festival - mid June - call for this year's date.
Sponsored by Blue Berry Hill Farm and Neighborhood Co-op Grocery Saturday, June 23 1:00 PM to Sundown at Blue Berry Hill Farm Off S. 51, 675 Wrights Crossing Road, Cobden, IL Phone: (618) 893-2397. An Old Fashioned Event full of family fun: Pie Eating Contest, Horse Shoes, Lemonade stand to benefit a local charity, Pie & Cobbler Baking Contest, and more! Bring a picnic and spend the day celebrating local food! For more information call (618) 529-3533
Marshall County Blueberry Festival - Labor Day weekend,
Centennial Park, Plymouth, IN. Phone: 888-936-5020. Alternate phone: 574-936-5020. Email: email@example.com. Crafts, Commercial & Food Vendors are an integral part of the Blueberry Festival. Over 300 craft vendors from all across the United States showcase their goods. Local and regional businesses take the opportunity to promote their products and services in the commercial area. And what would a festival be without food. With 100 booths to choose from there is a tasty treat for everyone. Of course blueberries are in abundance especially in our non-for-profit area. These groups offer the very best in blueberry delights like blueberry pie, blueberry ice cream, blueberry shakes, sundaes, donuts, blueberry cheesecake and just plain blueberries! Sports activities abound all four days of the festival from youth to adult activities including softball, tennis, volleyball, arm wrestling, garden tractor pulls, horse pull, kiddie tractor pedal pull, cheerleading and in 2008 the return of a 3 on 3 basketball tournament. Annual events such as the Hoosier Old Wheels Antique Car Show, the wildly popular Blueberry Stomp 5K/15K run, Bicycle Cruise, hot air balloon launches and glow, the fabulous Labor Day Parade, Historic Americana, and the spectacular fireworks display. Enjoy entertainment on 3 stages all weekend long, there is not cost or reservations needed. Other events and activities take place all weekend long in the community as well, (see festival schedule page). No Pets Allowed. haga clic aquí para español. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Blueberry Festival - Scheduled for June 14th and 15th, 2013
1103 West Stockton Street, Edmonton, Kentucky 42129. Phone: (270) 432-2601. Celebrating the Kentucky Proud Blueberry Harvests in the middle of June each year. The 12th annual Kentucky Blueberry Festival has been scheduled for June 14 and 15, 2013, mark it on your calendar and plant to attend! 12th Annual, 2013 Kentucky Blueberry Festival. Come join us for wholesome family fun! Games on the midway all day! We will have local Kentucky crafters, home-grown fresh blueberries, free face painting, free blueberry milk shakes, free kids games, free balloons, live entertainment, games, contests, prizes, food and snacks, and so much more! (ADDED: June 4, 2013, from their website)
Reed Valley Orchard - Blueberry Jubilee and Pancake Day the last
Saturday in June each summer (8:00 am to 5:30 pm)
239 Lail Lane, Paris, KY 40361. Phone: (859) 987-6480. Email: Info@reedvalleyorchard.com. Horse drawn wagon rides all day. Come prepared to play a game of corn hole with your friends or family. Live music and line dancing throughout the day, food and crafts. Oven fried pies fruit pies, ice cream made with our fruit and berries, Bloomin Onions and funnel cakes will be available. U-pick and pre-picked blueberries and red raspberries. (ADDED: June 07, 2008) (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Machias Wild Blueberry Festival - Every year in mid August
Machias, Maine. Phone: 207-255-6665. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. A Church and Community Project of Centre Street Congregational Church UCC. If you really can't come and visit us, but would love to order something from us, we have a lot to sell! Fernwood of Maine replicas of our church, T-shirts, caps, prints of Machias, bags, and of course, all the lovely craft items the women spend all year making. Simply call the Church Office Monday to Friday from 10 - 2 and you should be able to order anything, including Quilt Tickets and Musical Tickets. Directions: please click here for Machias, Maine and read down a bit on the page and you will find directions. Saturday & Sunday Over 250 Craft Booths, Blueberry Musical Comedy, 5 Mile & 1 Mile Foot Races, Baking and Pie Eating Contests, Variety of Musical Entertainment, Historical & Cultural Exhibits, Tours, Lectures, Children's Entertainment, Children's Parade & Kids' Zone, Blueberry Festival Community Worship Service, Chicken BBQ, Fish Fry, Bean Supper, Blueberry Pancake Breakfast, Blueberry Desserts, 2 Food Courts, Park & Ride Shuttle Service (donations gratefully accepted), Free Handicapped Parking. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Rangely Lakes Blueberry Festival - August, , from 10 am to
Rangely Lakes, Maine. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Union Fair and Blueberry Festival - mid August,
Union, ME 04862. Phone: 207-785-3281 . (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Wilton Blueberry Festival - early August
Main Street, Wilton, ME 04294. Phone: (207) 778-4726. Email: email@example.com. Directions:. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Harford Friends School Blueberry Festival - mid July
Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen Blueberry Festival -
August from 11 am to 2 pm.
Thornton W. Burgess Society, 6 Discovery Hill Road, East Sandwich, MA 02537. Phone: 508-888-6870. Celebrate our native blueberry during the height of the season. Enjoy a special blueberry dessert in the historic 1903 Jam Kitchen along with a demonstration of blueberry jam making. Desserts are $4, and all proceeds benefit the educational programs of the Thornton W. Burgess Society and its Green Briar Nature Center. (ADDED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Kosinski Farm Blueberry Festival - July Their website provide little
information - this may be more of a farm event than a true festival
420 Russellville Road, Westfield, MA 01085. Phone: (413) 572-4344. Directions: From Mass Turnpike Exit 3
Left at light on 10 & 202, Left at 2nd light onto North Road, stand at 1st stop sign.
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. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
National Blueberry Festival - August - see their website for this
South Haven, Michigan. 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 days. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Ely Blueberry Arts Festival - Late July ( - see
Whiteside Park (7th and 8th Avenues on Sheridan Street), Ely, MN 55731. Phone: (800) 777-7281. Ely Chamber of Commerce, 1600 E. Sheridan Street, Ely, MN 55731. This review has more information. Directions: From Duluth take Highway 53 to the Highway 169 exit, about six miles north of Virginia, MN. Free Admission. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Lake George Blueberry Festival - July - see their website
Lake George Area Association, P.O. Box 268, Lake George, MN 56458. Phone: (218) 266-2995. No matter how you slice it, the Lake George Blueberry Festival is fun.
Quilt Show & Raffle, Horseshoe Tournaments, Mini Pedal Tractor, Seniors & Garden Club Pie Sale, Bingo, Free Children's Carnival, Senior Ball Game, Fireman Bean Feed, Music, Blueberry Pancake Breakfast, Bed Races, Kids Sawdust Money Pit, Parade and MORE! For the Flea Market & Craft Sale call 218-266-3977 or 218-699-3080 for more info..
Ocean Springs Red, White & Blueberry Festival - early June
(Saturday, from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Phone: 228-875-4424. The Red, White & Blueberry Festival will be held in the Depot lot. Ocean Springs Fresh Market vendors will be set up. Ocean Springs Chamber will offer free scoops of ice-cream to help you cool down. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Poplarville Blueberry Jubilee - Blueberry Jubilee Day June
Poplarville, MS. See this page for contact phone numbers. Directions: click here for directions. The Blueberry Jubilee is an arts and crafts fair held the second Saturday in June of each year. Located in downtown Poplarville, Mississippi, the Blueberry Jubilee attracts about 10,000 visitors each year. The Jubilee features arts & crafts, storytelling, live entertainment, lots of food, and down home southern hospitality. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Greenfield Blueberry Jamboree - The Blueberry Jamboree will be held
on the 1st Saturday in August from 9-3pm.
Greenfield, New Hampshire. This town is where the first high-bush blueberries were discovered, and all cultivated high-bush blueberries descend from them. (UPDATED: July 10, 2009)
Blueberry Fiddle Festival - Saturday early in August from 9am to 9pm.
247 Monadnock Hwy, Swanzey, NH 03446. Phone: 603-239-6495. Email: email@example.com. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Come join us at the Cheshire Fairgrounds for an unforgettable day of grand old-fashioned family fun (rain of shine) at the Annual Richmond Blueberry Fiddle Festival. With a delightful lineup of great performers, Showcase Musicians, Fiddle Contest, dancing, traditional folk games and races, blueberry bake-off, melodrama, contra dance, Living History Timeline, and other events — young and old alike are sure to be pleased. blueberries, produce for sale, produce for sale, parking provide for a fee, snacks and refreshment stand, musical entertainment, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, Tents or other provisions are made for bad weather, FREE admission. Bring your chair and we’ll see you there! Organized by Richmond’s Immaculate Heart of Mary School. (UPDATED: June 23, 2010)
Hammonton Red White and Blueberry Festival - June
Hammonton, New Jersey. Phone: (609) 561-9080. Hammonton is located 30 miles west of Atlantic City. Sunday, late June, 10AM-5PM, Opening Ceremonies -12 Noon. Stage Show/Festivities – 12:30-5PM. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Whitesbog Blueberry Festival - Late June every year, see their
website for updated information (Saturday, from 10 AM to 4 PM)
Whitesbog Village, New Jersey. Phone: 609-893-4646. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrate all things blueberry at Historic Whitesbog Village, New Jersey, the home of cultivated blueberries! Pinelands-centric music, arts and crafts, food, tours, and children’s activities will be featured at the fest. But the real star of the show is, of course, the blueberries. Each year, approximately 5,000 visitors travel to Whitesbog’s Blueberry Festival to glimpse at the former working town as it was at the turn of the 20th century, and its ongoing restoration. Located in Browns Mills, New Jersey. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Austerlitz/Spencertown Blueberry Festival - Late July, 9:00 am to
Austerlitz Site, Route 22m Austerlitz, NY. Phone: 518-392-0062. Annual festival will include: blueberry pancake breakfast, home-baked pies for sale and other blueberry baked goods. Fair includes 19th and 20th Century crafts, such as pottery, weavings, tinsmith art and paper cutting. Blueberry bushes will be for sale to the public and there will be live music and entertainment. All proceeds will go to the Austerlitz Historical Society to help develop a historical village on the site. 19th C. craft demonstrations and wares, antiques, live music and children's entertainment, blueberry recipe contest and blueberry pancake breakfast. (UPDATED: May 17, 2010)
Annual NC Blueberry Festival - Saturday , June
downtown, Burgaw, NC. Friday Events 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Live Band: The Holiday Band 5-8 PM; Recipe Contest: Agriculture Building (801 S. Walker St) 11 AM-1 PM; Antique Show & Sale: Historic Depot Platform 12-8 PM; BBQ Cook-off: Across from Piggly Wiggly 7 AM-6 PM ; Tour De Blueberry (Circular Bike Race): Starts at 5:00 PM; Golf Tournament: River Landing. Saturday Events: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM; Headline Entertainment: The Embers 11 AM – 1:30 PM; Legends of the Beach 3 – 5 PM; Craig Woolard Band 6 – 9 PM. Food Arts & Crafts; Educational Events; Children’s Activities; Cape Fear Cyclists Fun Ride; Car Show; 5K Run/Walk; Beer & Wine Garden; Antique Show & Sale; Blueberry Baked Goods. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Annual Lexington Blueberry Festival - mid-August
Lexington, Ohio. See these pages for: Schedule, Events, Sponsors, Parade, Directions and Contact. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
- Oregon Berry
Festival - July 12 and 13, 2013
Ecotrust Building, NW 10th and Johnson, Portland, OR. Taste and buy some of the season’s best berries and also sample amazing products made with Oregon’s berry bounty. There will be ice creams, pies, cobblers, jams, strawberry shortcake plus the unexpected taste treat like Marionberry BBQ sauce, Loganberry liqueur, cranberry chocolates, natural blueberry soda and much more. This is a fun family event with a children’s activities, live entertainment, a Portland Restaurant Berry Bramble and a chance to win a bike and eat your fill of Oregon berries. Buy tickets to the Gala Berry Dinner prepared by Portland’s award winning Chef Vitaly Paley, will be held Friday night, July 12, 2013 at Hotel Lucia in Portland, Oregon. Admission is free! 12:00pm to 6:00pm, Friday, July 12, 2013. 11:00am to 4:30pm, Saturday, July 13, 2013. (ADDED: June 4, 2013, from their website)
Red, White and Blueberry Bash - Thursday June (Eastbank Mkt.) & June
(Ecotrust Mkt.) - See their website for this year's dates
Portland Farmers Market, 1001 SE Water Avenue, Suite 455, Portland, OR 97214. Phone: 503-241-0032. Email: email@example.com. The festival will highlight the bounty, flavor, health benefits and diversity of berries grown in our region. More than 1,000 complimentary fresh berry shortcakes will be dished for appreciative customers with a minimum purchase of $5 from any vendor. Bluegrass music, kids craft activities and chef demonstrations featuring sweet creations with berries compliment the activities.
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
(UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Bethlehem / Burnside Plantation Blueberry Festival (click on events)
- Friday to Sunday in mid July every year; Saturday, July 20 and Sunday,
July 21; from 11AM - 7PM
Burnside Plantation, 1461 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem, PA 18018. Phone: 610-882-0450. Historic Bethlehem's Blueberry Festival returns for its 25th year! Join us for a weekend of great food, live music and family fun at Burnside Plantation- our farm in the city. 2010 Festival Pricing, Adult $8.00 (1 day), $10.00 (2 days), Senior $7.00 (1 day), $9.00 (2 days), Youth, 6-16 $4.00 (1 day), $5.00 (2 days), Children, 5 and under Free, Active military / reserves $3.00 off, HBP member w/ card $1.00 off, Note: Only one discount per person. 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. (UPDATED: June 4, 2013, from their website)
Montrose Blueberry Festival - Held on the first Friday and Saturday
Montrose, PA. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 Library Association. (UPDATED: April 20, 2010, from their website)
Roper Mountain Living History Farm Blueberry Festival - Second
Saturday of July, from 9am to 1pm
402 Roper Mountain Road, Greenville, SC 29615. Phone: (864) 355-8900. Fax: (864) 355-8948. Directions: Click here for directions to the Roper Mountain Science Center. (UPDATED: May 31, 2011)
Texas Blueberry Festival -
Second Saturday in June in downtown
Nacogdoches, Texas. Phone: 936-560-5533. Email: email@example.com. Open: Second Saturday in June; That's June 9, 2012, and June 8, 2013 from 8 am to 4 pm. Tons of fresh blueberries sold on the square in historic downtown Nacogdoches. Blueberry pancakes, blueberry cobbler and blueberry ice cream contests. Traditionally we also have kids bounce park, petting zoo, make and take arts and crafts, The Big Blue Mural, a 42 tournament, classic car show, Goldwings motorcycle show, a pie eating contest, horse shoe and washers tournaments, food and arts vendors and lots more. Nearby blueberry farms are available for festival-goers to tour and pick their own blueberries. Live musical entertainment includes acoustic folk guitar to country to jazz and soft rock throughout the day on stages located downtown and in Festival Plaza. We welcome thousands of visitors and sell tons of fresh-from-the-farm blueberries. Also on hand - classic cars and motorcycles, fresh blueberry pancakes, music, crafts, contests and a fun splash area for the kids. Free admission to festival grounds. Presented by Brookshire Brothers, the festival is a celebration of family and community. (UPDATED: June 04, 2012)
Bailey's Berry Patch - blueberry festival at their farm
905 Crawford Road, Sadler, TX 76264. Phone: (903) 564-6228. Email: info@TxBerry.com. Directions: From Dallas: Coming from Dallas, there are several ways that you can take to get to Bailey's Berry Patch. The easiest way is to come up US 75 (Central Expressway). Go north on US 75 until you get near the north side of Sherman. Take Exit 63, which is US 82. Follow US 82 west and go approximately 13 miles to Exit 628 (exit shows Sadler/FM 901). Turn north (right) on FM 901 and continue approx 3.9 miles to Crawford Road. Turn left on Crawford Road and the Berry Patch is 3/10 of a mile on your right. Click Here for Printable Map and Directions. (UPDATED July 2, 2008)
Deerfield Valley Blueberry Festival - Early August - goes for 10
Boyd Family Farm, Wilmington, VT. Phone: 802-464 -5618. Berries, vintage cars, music, food and tarp displays; if it’s blue, it’s probably happening in the Mount Snow area towns of Wilmington, Whitingham and Dover in early August. Dozens of businesses, organizations and individuals have created blueberry or blue themed events happening the first ten days of August. Experience our "Field of Blue" Ya might be a farmer if...you appreciate our Outdoor Art Walk! Photo opportunities...your friends will be blue with envy! Stay long enough to pick some berries! Fields are open daily. Hours will be posted.
Chincoteague Blueberry Festival - Late July - see their website for current dates and hours
Accomack County, Chincoteague Island, VA. Phone: 757-824-3868 (leave message). Fax: 757-824-4516. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: Click here for a map. (ADDED: June 20, 2008)
- Drewry Farms
Blueberry Jam Festival - Mid to late June each year (over a 3 day,
Friday - Sunday)
541 Strawberry Lane, Wakefield, VA 23888. Phone: (757) 899-3636. Fax: (757) 899-8175. Email: email@example.com. Open: the festival occurs in mid to late June each year (over a 3 day, Friday - Sunday). Directions: Located approximately 3.5 miles north of Wakefield on Route 31. Look for farm sign. 3 miles North of Wakefield, Virginia on Route 31. The blueberry picking season kicks off at our Blueberry Jam Festival on June 22st. We have been growing blueberries for over 20 years and thought is was time to evolve. In addition to our classic berries, we have many exciting new additions! Literally, Drewry Farms is growing by leaps and bounds. Last fall we planted 12,000 strawberry plants. We picked our first crop April 18 and sold them at the Smithfield Farmer's Market. Additionally, we have added hundreds of blackberry and raspberry vines for our u-pick operation. Click here for our Facebook page. "Blueberry Jam" A Charity (Virginia Peninsula Food Bank, Buy Fresh Buy Local Hampton Roads, Five Points Community Market) Celebration of Natural Foods, Local Musicians and Artisans! Located only 1 hour from Richmond and Hampton Roads, a weekend camping festival celebrating local foods, musicians and artisans! Enjoy fresh berry picking, local produce, yoga, speakers and demonstrations, live painting, visual art, jam sessions, and more! Blueberry Jam Festival is an event created on the premise of community and unity. It is our goal to invite and attract guests of a limitless array of cultures to share common interests such as music, arts, crafts, food, leisure, and sustainability. During June 21-22, 2013(Camping allowed through June 23), Drewry Farms will host Blueberry Jam Festival to kick off the berry picking and produce season with plenty of fresh, local foods. We aim to share this experience with local cultural groups, historians, farmers, musicians, youth groups, enthusiasts, and anyone who wishes to try something new. Awareness is key at Blueberry Jam Festival, and understanding that we all have something to give and receive from one another. (ADDED: July 7, 2013, from their website)
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Burlington's Berry Dairy Days - mid June
Mossyrock Blueberry Festival - First Saturday in August
Mossyrock, WA. Phone: 360-983-3734. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a one day festival that includes musical events, a parade, a car show and lots of fun community events for all ages. There is free music on the lawn in the middle of town, a genuine home town parade, pie eating contest, quilt show, a great old car show, and more! Don't miss our public market, a regular Saturday event! Take home lots of our local blueberries and sample what our country cooks can do with them. Enjoy what small town living at it's best is all about.
Iron River Blueberry Festival - Late July
Concessions, Arts & Crafts Sales, Games, Beer, Blueberries, Blueberry Pies, Blueberry Pie Eating Contest
rides, dance, parade. For more information see the website or Email: email@example.com.
Blueberry Festival at Utech's Rainbow Dairy Goat Farm - July -
from 10am-7pm. (see events section of their website for other years)
3880 Rainbow Drive, Merrill, WI, 54452. Phone: 715-536-7271. Eight acres of Blueberries - U- pick and pre-picked. Normally open around the third week of July; Blueberry Blitz Family Fun Day - held every year. U-pick open everyday. Restrooms and picnic area provided. They will be certified organic in 2009. The plants are good sized 15 year old plants. Payment: Cash and Check only, no credit cards. They have a 95 foot seven circuit labyrinth in field - as well as 600+ goats , 14 llamas and farm tours.
Annual Blueberry Bluegrass & Country Music Society Festival - Early
August - see their website for this year's dates.
Exhibition Park, Stony Plain Alberta, Canada.
Annual Cloverdale Blueberry Festival - August
Cloverdale’s Business Centre, 176th Street and the Clover Square Village Mall, Cloverdale, BC. Held between noon and 5 p.m.
Bees and Blueberry Festival - July / August
Honeyland, BC Canada.
Brigus Annual Blueberry Festival - August (7th to 10th in 2008)
Brigus, Newfoundland, Canada. The Brigus Blueberry Festival is an Award Winning 4 day event held in mid August. Activities include: A Royal Shag Up" - comedy dinner theatre, Steps Through Time - walking tour, Newfie night with Screech Ins, community breakfasts, dinners, and suppers, a two day Folk Festival with well known Newfoundland talent, visits by Miss Teen Newfoundland and Labrador and Miss Newfoundland and Labrador, the Missed Blueberry Pageant, raffles, craft stalls, baked goods, a pie eating contest, games of chance, mooseburgers, cash bar, children's games, dances, and fireworks at the Brigus Waterfront.
Nova Scotia Wild Blueberry Harvest Festival - August 15, 2008 -
August 30 2008.
Held in multiple locations with many events. Click Here for a complete list of events and event information and visit this site frequently for updates. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Events include live music, theatre, art exhibits, dances, farmers markets, teas, community suppers, pancake breakfasts, baking competitions, bake sales, quilt sales, pie eating contests, a 10km race, golf tournaments, a blueberry mash, exhibitions and more! Click here for an area map.
Sioux Lookout’s 24th Annual Blueberry Festival - August
Greater Sudbury 20th Annual Blueberry Festival - July
Sudbury Ontario, Canada. Events Calendar What happened in 2007. Contacts: Where to get more information. Picture Gallery: Blueberry Festival happenings. Blueberry Information: All you wanted to know
Prince Edward Island
St. Peter's Bay Wild Blueberry Festival - early August