Massachusetts Strawberry Festivals in 2018

Looking for a strawberry festival in Massachusetts in 2018? (just scroll down the page)There is no other listing as complete and current as this list, just updated! All the strawberry festivals in Massachusetts 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. 

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 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.

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Massachusetts 2018 Strawberry Festivals - Where, When and More Details!

 Massachusetts

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

  • Assonet Tuesday Club of  Assonet Annual Strawberry Festival - mid-June  Sunday from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM Rain or Shine!
    Assonet Village Bandstand, intersection of Route 79 and North Main Street, Assonet MA. Phone: 508-763-0576.Email: [email protected]org.  Homemade Strawberry Shortcake, Hot dogs and Lemonade. Live music from MIDNIGHT SUN Country Band. Library Book Sale. Fun for the whole family! Homemade Strawberry Shortcake, Hot dogs and Lemonade, Live music from MIDNIGHT SUN Country Band, Library Book Sale, Crafters. Please come and join us at The Bandstand. Directions: Exit 10 From 24 South Exit 9 From 24 North. Our signs will lead you there! Free parking!Crafters Call Linda  Space are filling up quickly! (ADDED: May 21, 2016, JBS)
  • Bedford First Church of Christ, Congregational Annual Strawberry Festival - Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 6 pm to 8 pm
    First Church of Christ, Congregational 25 Great Road, Bedford, MA 01730 781-275-7951. Email: [email protected]. A delicious welcome to spring, the First Church of Christ Strawberry Festival takes place on a Thursday evening in June each year at 25 Great Road, Bedford, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the church yard. A tradition for over 60 years, this event, held rain or shine, offers fresh homemade strawberry shortcake, featuring fresh baked old-time powder biscuits, real fresh strawberries, Bedford Farms vanilla ice cream, and freshly whipped cream to top it off. Ice cream sundaes with all the fixings, including homemade hot fudge or fresh strawberries, are also available. Refreshments are also available for purchase. Live entertainment has been provided in recent years, with local talent being highlighted in a acoustical setting. Seating and tables are set up outside, weather permitting, or inside, if necessary. This is an all-voluSF 2013 Threenteer church event that was started in 1950 by Reed and Doris (Mickey) Webber to raise funds for a couples club at the church. Funds now typically assist our local budget, scholarship funds, and outreach. The festival has been held every year since, and is now a Bedford tradition. There are many ways to volunteer for this event, most of which will take only an hour of your timSF 2013 Foure; from cutting berries at home, to setting tables, to serving one of the delicious toppings. Rain or shine this is an enjoyable family event you do not want to miss!
  • Bourne Historical Society Strawberry Festival at Aptucxet Museum Complex - June 23, 2018 from 11 am to 3 pm
    24 Aptucxet Road, Bourne, MA 02532. Annual Strawberry Festival - Strawberry short cake made with homemade biscuits and freshly whipped cream, hot dogs, burgers, chips and drinks available also. Come have your lunch and desert by the Cape Cod Canal. Antique Model Car Show - cars on display throughout grounds at Aptucxet Trading Post Museum lawns, a must see for Antique car enthusiasts. This is a special festival and you will find something for everyone so plan to spend the afternoon with us at the Aptucxet Museum Complex. Free admittance but would love for you to buy a strawberry shortcake for $5.00.
  • Braintree Farmers Market Strawberry Festival - June 23, 2018
    1 JFK Memorial Dr, Braintree, Massachusetts 02184. Fresh local strawberries galore! C.N. Smith Farm will provide strawberries for the event. This year our Strawberry Shortcakes will be created by LollyCake 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. They also have a Clam & Lobster Feast on Sept 1.
  • Cape Ann's Marina Resort Strawberry Festival - June 2, 2018 from 11 am to 4 pm
    Waterfront Pavilion at Cape Ann's Marina Resort, 75 Essex Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930. Phone: 800.626.7660. Phone: 978-283-2116. Email: [email protected]. This event is a kick-off for the summer at Mile Marker One with Marshall's Farm Stand. FREE Parking! FREE Admission. Kid Zone with Bouncy House, Pony Rides, Live Animals, Face Painting, Vehicles to explore from Gloucester Police Department (Official), Gloucester Fire Department, & the Coast Guard Station Gloucester. Great Food & Drink, Live Music & Performers, Beer Tastings, Farmer's Market, and of course, over 40 local vendors.
  • First Congregational Church of Milton Strawberry Festival - Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 10 am to 2 pm
    Town Green and Church Lawn, 495 Canton Ave, Milton, MA 02186. Phone: 617-696-8517. Cost: Free. Join us and enjoy family-friendly fellowship with games and events on our lawn and the Town Green. Parking and admission are free. Free activities for the kids include: dancing and games, face painting, balloon figures, and an Enchanted forest with stories read by Fairies. Plenty of strawberries for purchase, as well as home-baked goods, BBQ and more. Browse homemade crafts and silent auction items, or relax on a hayride. The Teddy Bear Clinic will also be open. Come join us celebrate summer and our community.
  • Topsfield Historical Society's Strawberry Festival - Saturday, June (check their website for this year's dates) from 10am - 4pm
    Topsfield Town Common, Topsfield, MA. Email: [email protected]. The  annual Strawberry Festival on the Common has crafters specially chosen for their unique and high quality offerings occupy tents at one end of the Common, and a large number of community groups have booths for informational and fund-raising purposes.  Among the regular features are the Friends of the Library Book Sale and the Masco Soccer Team's games with prizes for children.   Hot dogs, cotton candy, popcorn, cold drinks are available.  The featured treat is the Historical Society's home made strawberry shortcake in the Emerson Center Hall.  Get your shortcake tickets early because they are in great demand!  2018 is the 50th Annual Strawberry Festival. Bowls and bowls of fresh strawberries, whipped cream and piles of shortcakes are prepared and served by our volunteer members. There will be Food & Music, Children's Games, Capen House Tours, Over 60 Fine Artisans!, Art - Glass - Pottery, Jewelry - Clothing, Woodwork - Specialty Items, Have a question? Contact:  Barbara Pratt, General Chairperson.
  • Unitarian Church Annual Strawberry Festival - Saturday, mid-June, from  10 am to 3 pm
    13 Maple Street, Mendon, Massachusetts.  Email: [email protected]. Held annually since the late 70's.  Homemade strawberry short cake by the ladies of the church is offered along with Italian sausage sandwich, burgers and hot dogs at the Lions food booth. This event once again coincides with Mendon's town wide yard sale. There will be several select vendors as well yard sale tables on the lawn of the church. There is vendor space available and we invite any of our town' nonprofit organizations to join us with free table space. Please contact Diane Oliver Harper at 508-864-4460. The Mendon Lions, through the generous donation of a Mendon family, has acquired a sight-testing machine. It is referred to as the spot machine. This machine can test, within seconds, the sight of our very young children to our senior adults and indicate if a follow up eye exam is recommended. We hope to have this machine available at the Strawberry Festival. Again, please feel free to contact Diane to confirm and/or inquire about this amazing machine
    A visitor writes on June 05, 2016: "The Mendon Lions, in partnership with the Mendon Unitarian Church, will host the annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Maple St.. "
    (UPDATED: June 05, 2016)
  • Westford First Parish Church United - June 16, 2018 from 10 am to 4 pm
    48 Main St, Westford, MA 01886. Phone: (978) 692-8350. A Westford event for 30 years, the Strawberries & Art Festival is located on the Westford Common, part of a National Historic District. With stately shade trees, and bounded by historic homes and buildings dating from the 1700s, the Common location lends the Festival its timeless feel. Fabulous food, creative crafts, and energizing entertainment! Whether you come to find that special craft, to feast on the delicious strawberry shortcake, or to kick back and enjoy the musical entertainment, theStrawberries & Art Festival welcomes you to start your summer with us.

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.

  • Connors Farm - June,  Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 9am to 6pm (Rain date Sunday, June 24, 2018)
    30 Valley Rd rte35, Danvers, MA 01923. Phone: 978-777-1245. Email: [email protected]. Directions: click here for a map and directions. pen: see our website for current hours. In June our annual Strawberry Festival Blueberry Picking as well as strawberry picking; Connors Corn Maze is open Saturday Sept 13 to Friday October 31 2008. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Activities Include: LIVE Music from Noon to 4pm, Jumping Pillow, Farm Animals, Hayrides, Cow Train, Grain Train, Duck Races, Pedal Carts & more. Also: Food, Our Famous Strawberry Shortcake, BBQ Food, Pony Rides (12pm to 4pm), Strawberries Dipped in Chocolate and Face Painting.. vegetable seedlings, perennials, annual flowers, hanging baskets, Vine-ripened tomatoes, lettuce, squash, carrots, beets, herbs and other fresh fruits and vegetables fresh eggs, fresh pasta, jams, jellies, breads, cookies, hot coffees, Homemade Ice Cream, frozen chicken an beef patties, and fruit pies, Apple cider Doughnuts Weekend BQ's Champions BQ team will be serving up the best BQ food Large Groups please contact us ahead of time so that we can schedule a catered lunch. Pony ride will begin every Sat & Sun starting Sept 13th. pick-your-own crops: Strawberries:  mid-June to mid-July, Peas:  mid-June to mid-July Peaches: mid-July to mid-September Blueberries:  mid-July to mid-August Raspberries:  early July to frost Cut Flowers:  early July to frost Apples:  Labor Day to Halloween; Pumpkins:  October
  • Lanni Orchards Inc - June
    294 Chase Road Route 13, Lunenburg, MA 01462. Phone: (978) 582-6246. Alternate Phone: (978) 582-7515. Email: [email protected]. Open: Daily;  Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. July raspberries blueberries August raspberries blueberries grapes September grapes, corn maze, apples October apples, corn maze, pumpkins November doggie maze, holiday open house. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: July 03, 2017) 
  • Marini Farm - strawberries
    259 Linebrook Road, Ipswich, MA 01938. Phone: 978-356-0430. Alternate Phone: 978-356-3899. Fax: 978-356-3055. Email: [email protected]. Open: May through November 7th 8am to 6pm 7 days a week. Directions: South Merge onto I-95 N toward N.H. / MAINE Merge onto US-1 N / Newburyport turnpike via Exit 50 toward Topsfield Turn Right onto Linebrook road 259 LINEBROOK RD is on the left. South Merge onto I-95 S toward Seabrook/Boston (Portions toll) (Crossing into MASSACHUSETTS) Merge onto MA-133 E via EXIT 54 toward Rowley Turn right onto US-1/Newburyport Turnpike. Turn Left onto Linebrook RD Marini Farm is on the left. Click here for a map and directions. Corn maze is open September 11th through November 7th Haunted campfire Stories October 16th Christmas on the Hill opens November 20th. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. June is Strawberry Month. Our 12 acres of berries begins to produce during the first week of June and we open the fields for picking during the second week of June. There is something so very sweet about Marini strawberries...come see (and taste) for yourself. 
    Comments from a visitor on June 19, 2011: "We went to Marini Farm this morning for strawberries and they were just wonderful! Very reasonably priced at $2.39/lb and acres of berries lurking under the healthiest looking leaves I've ever seen. Highly recommended."
    Comments from a visitor on June 17, 2011: "June 17, 2011 We went for the pick your own strawberries today and they were fantastic (acres worth of picking). The cashier was so friendly and my 21 month old son and 4.5 year old daughter had a great time picking. The farm stand was great with tasty looking produce. I would highly recommend this farm."
  • Smolak Farms - June
    315 S Bradford St, North Andover, MA 01845. Phone: (978) 682-6332. Email: [email protected]. Open: Fields are open from 9 am to 4 daily; Check our facebook page for the latest crop of the day!. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Please visit our website for our Strawberry Festival Information and more information about our farm. Fall Festivals begin September 12 and 13 and run every weekend through October 31; Choose and Cut Christmas trees will be available the first weekend after Thanksgiving. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. (UPDATED: August 22, 2017)
  • Verrill Farm - June strawberry festival
    11 Wheeler Road, Concord, MA. Phone: 978-369-4494. Directions: Located between Route 117 and Route 2 on Sudbury Road, or take Route 2W to intersection after 126, left onto Sudbury Road. Open: Call for hours and conditions. Containers available or bring your own. Mass. Specialty foods, bakery, and kitchen which offers soups, entrees, pies. Restrooms, handicapped accessible, tented area for picnics. 
    Comments from a visitor on July 23, 2009: "I went to Verrill Farm's strawberry festival on June 19, 2009--great time and great berries. This farm had a fire last September, 2008 and they are operating business as usual with temporary quarters while the new building is under construction"
  • Wilson Farm Strawberry Festival - June
    10 Pleasant Street, Lexington, MA 02421. Phone: (781) 862-3900. Strawberry shortcake, face painting, temporary tattoos, a strawberry-chocolate dipping station, strawberry-based samples.

 

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