Michigan Strawberry Festivals in 2018

Looking for a strawberry 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 strawberry 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 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.

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!

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

 Michigan

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

  • Addison Township Strawberry Festival - always the third Saturday in July.  (from 11:00am - 10:00pm)
    Leonard, MI. Email them via their feedback form. Info about the Parade or bake-off: Phone: 248-628-0897 (Sandy). 2009 was the 57th Annual Strawberry Festival. Strawberry Sundaes, a parade, rides for the children, entertainment all day long, craft show, car show, fire truck rides, and more. Directions: From the South: Take 75 North to the Rochester Road Exit. Go North on Rochester Road, about 40 minutes off the highway. From the North: Take 69 to exit #163, Lake Pleasant Rd. Go south on Lake Pleasant Rd. till it ends. Turn left onto Sutton Road, go to next stop sign. Turn right on Rochester Rd. Follow Rochester Road about 8 minutes south to Leonard.
  • Belleview National Strawberry Festival - Friday to Sunday one weekend in June (check their website for this year's dates)
    Belleville, MI. The 30th Annual Strawberry Festival in Belleville, Michigan offers something for everyone with three days of nonstop events. The Strawberry Festival celebrates the strawberry season with free special events for the entire family, beginning with Two Midways, beer tent, music and concerts, bingo, crafters, magnificent food, strawberry treats, a children's area, Strawberry Queen, and Prince and Princess pageants.
  • Chassell Strawberry Festival - held the weekend after the 4th of July every year
    Chassell, MI. Located in the Upper Peninsula . Festivities include a parade, craft fair and plenty of strawberry jam and shortcake. Also known as the Copper Country Strawberry Festival. The 2015 Copper Country Strawberry Festival, also known as the Chassell Strawberry Festival, will be held Friday, and Saturday. The public is welcome to attend the Berry Cleaning on Thursday,  Historically, the Festival always starts on the Friday after the 4th of July, unless the 4th lands on a Thursday or Friday, then the Festival will start on the following Friday. A fun event for all, it includes a children's parade and a full parade, live music, a queen competition, a craft/vendor show, children's games, fish boil and other food options and best of all -- the famous Strawberry Shortcake.
  • Coldwater, Michigan Strawberryfest  -Third Saturday in June,  June 16, 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm
    Downtown, Coldwater, MI. Phone: (517) 278-5985. Strawberries…get your strawberries at this annual May festival. Strawberry pies, strawberry shortcake and fresh strawberries are the real draw to downtown Coldwater, but the wonderful crafter's have handmade candles, jewelry, yard ornaments, furniture and more.  Over 180 craft & food vendors will line the streets & sidewalks of Downtown Coldwater along with 5 local orchards featuring fresh picked strawberries!  Two outdoor stages will feature live music and there will be thousands of crafts to select from including handmade baskets, candles, primitive crafts, wreaths, glass art, handmade jewelry, amish baked goods, art, kids accessories, handmade furniture and home decor and even something for your furry friends. A free fun family event... join us!
  • Hartford Strawberry Festival - takes place the 2nd weekend in June,
    Most events held in Ely Park, Hartford, MI. Email: [email protected]. The Hartford Strawberry Festival  sponsored by local businesses and the Hartford Chamber of Commerce, providing a fun, family-oriented time for all ages.
    categories. The Strawberry Festival Parade is on June 9, 2018.
  • Lansing Strawberry Festival - June see the Facebook page
    Allen Neighborhood Center / Allen Market Place, 1611 E. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI. Phone: 517-999-3911. It's strawberry season in Michigan, and the South Lansing Farmers Market is celebrating with our annual STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL!. Smash 'em, can 'em, freeze 'em, eat 'em! We'll have all the berries you need. Stop by the outreach booth to sample one of the tasty treats featured in our FREE strawberry recipe booklet! And don't forgert to get raffle tickets. Every 30 minutes, shoppers can win prizes donated by our vendors.All this, in addition to what's available EVERY week at the South Lansing Farmers Market: fresh-picked seasonal produce, cut flowers, organic beef, pastured chicken, eggs, jerky, breads, sweet treats, honey, syrup, jams, coffees, soaps, lotions, handmade wood and fabric crafts, massage, kids activities, indoor/outdoor seating, and hot foods available for on-site dining or carry out.
  • Saginaw City Rescue Mission Strawberry Festival - June 19, 2018 from 3 pm to 8:30 pm
    Venue. Community Village, 3200 Hospital Road, Saginaw, MI. FREE. A great family tradition in our community is the Strawberry Festival hosted by R3M's Community Village Assisted Living. Not only are fresh, local strawberries in season, they are celebrated in style: fresh picked quarts/flats, baked goods, and old-fashioned, mouth watering shortcake. All proceeds benefit the residents' activity fund of Community Village.The event Includes Carnival Games, Cake Walk and Bounce House, Live Entertainment, Face Painting and Balloon Art, Drawings and Door Prizes, Grilled Brats & Burgers, Strawberry Shortcake - $6.00, Popcorn, Snow Cones, Cotton Candy, Soft Pretzels, Bake Sale.
  • St. Isidore Strawberry Festival - late June (in 2018 on  June 22, 23 and 24)
    St. Isidore Church, 18201 23 Mile Road, Macomb, MI 48042. Phone: 586-286-1700. Email: [email protected].. Live Entertainment, Kids' Game Tent, Outdoor Grill, Strawberry Desserts, Oopsy Daisy the Clown, Theme Raffle, Bingo, Euchre Tournament, Pasta Dinner, Polish Dinner, Adult Beverages, Classic Car Show, Talent Show, 550/50 Raffle. Click here for a link to our Facebook page.

Farm Strawberry Festivals

Some 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.

 

Related Strawberry Information: Freezing, making Jam, Canning, Pies, Recipes and More

Also, see our pages on easy illustrated strawberry directions:

For other fruit and vegetable festivals, see this page!