New York Strawberry Festivals in 2018
Looking for a strawberry festival in New York 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 New York 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
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!
New York 2018 Strawberry Festivals - Where, When and More Details!
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
Community Strawberry Festivals
Strawberry Festival - early June
NY.Youy can see photos from previous years on their website, along with
this year's date and time. .
(ADDED: March 02, 2015, JBS)
Beacon Sloop Club's Strawberry Festival - Sunday,
early June from 12 noon to 5pm
Riverfront Park, Beacon, NY. The
Strawberry Festival helps raise funds for the upkeep of the
organization's flagship, The Woody Guthrie, and for their sailing and
educational programs. Strawberry treats that will be available include
sublime strawberry shortcake that is baked on-site, as well as smoothies
and hand-dipped chocolate-covered berries. Several local vendors will be
set up selling a variety of food and crafts. There will be live music
throughout (traditionally including an appearance by one of BSC's
founders, Pete Seeger) and many educational and environmental booths.
And of course the Woody, a wooden replica of a gaff-rigged Hudson River
ferry sloop, will be on hand for free sails on the Hudson during the
Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce Strawberry Festival -
NOTE - I cannot find anything about this festival for this year
- I assume it has been discontinued. Sunday, early July (check their website for this year's dates)
Ellicottville, New York 14731. Phone: (800)
349-9099. Fax: (716) 699-5636. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: Located 1 hour south of
Buffalo; 3 1/2 hours from Pittsburgh, PA; 3 hours from Cleveland, Ohio;
and 2 1/2 hours from Toronto, Canada. (ADDED: July 02, 2010X)
- Historical Society of the Massapequas Strawberry Festival -
Saturday, mid June (call for this year's dates)
Old Grace Church,
Merrick Road and Cedar Shore Drive, Massapequa, NY. Phone: (516)
- Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community Strawberry Festival -
Saturday and Sunday, on the last weekend in June each year.
State Highway Route 5, Fonda, NY 12068. Open: the last Saturday from
10am to 8pm with Social Dancing afterwards and Sunday from 10am to 6pm.
The Kanatsiohareke (Gah-Nah-Joe-Hah- Lay- Gay) Summer Festival is a
family-friendly celebration of Mohawk culture that is shared with
friends, relatives, volunteers and everybody in the local Mohawk River
Valley community. The event includes Genuine Iroquois (Haudenosaunee)
storytelling, dancing, music and culture as well as contemporary music.
Vendors will be selling genuine Native American art works and crafts.
Food will include some traditional Mohawk dishes as well as organic
A visitor writes on June 13, 2013: "Hello,
There is a Strawberry Festival down in Yosts NY, it's between Fonda &
Palatine Bridge NY on State Highway 5,it was the old Montgomery County
Home for aging, the name has now been changed to an Indian name that I
can not find nor pronounce, but their festival is running the last
weekend of this month(June),plus that weekend is also their celebration
of twenty years in that location. Thank you"
Mattituck Strawberry Festival - mid June (check their website
for this year's dates)
Fairgrounds, Mattituck, NY. Hulling Night will
be on Thursday June 14th if you would like to
volunteer, other pages:
Festival Craft Vendors,
Craft Vendor Application
Nassau County Strawberry Festival for Charity - The weekend
AFTER Memorial Day - (check their website for this year's dates)
Newbridge Road and Jerusalem Avenue, Bellmore. Sponsored by Bellmore
Kiwanis and Lions. Typically, it is on a Wednesday and Thursday 6pm to
10 pm, Friday, 6 pm to 11pm, Saturday, 12 Noon-11pm, Sunday, 12 Noon-8
pm. There will be plenty of rides, free live entertainment, free
parking, fresh strawberries & lots of strawberry concoctions. There will
be a $2.00 (2008 price) admission fee on Friday through Sunday. Children
under 5 are admitted free. So come on down and support your local
not-for-profit organizations that give back to your community.
A coupon is now available!
- New York All Church Annual Picnic and Strawberry Festival -
62 East Ninety-Second Street, New York, NY 10128. Phone:
212-289-4400. Each year, Brick Church shuts down 92nd Street for the
All-Church Picnic and Strawberry Festival. This event counts among the
congregation's favorites with its fun atmosphere and great food. Come
out after service to enjoy live music, great food (hot dogs, strawberry
shortcake with ice cream, chocolate sauce and whipped cream), games for
kids and conversation with friends and neighbors.
New-York Historical Society Annual Strawberry Festival -
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
170 Central Park West, at Richard Gilder
Way (77th Street), New York, NY 10024. Phone (212) 873-3400
New York University's Strawberry Festival - Friday,in
May from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
LaGuardia Place (between West 3rd St
and Washington Square South), New York, NY. A tradition for over 20
years, Strawberry Festival gathers students, staff and faculty in
celebration of wellness, community, and of course, strawberries! This
street fair includes carnival games, give-a-ways, interactive booths,
live music, and NYC's longest strawberry shortcake. The Strawberry
Festival is sponsored by the Program Board at NYU.
Owego Strawberry Festival -
mid-June (June 15, 2018 and June 16, 2018 - check their website
for other year's dates)
downtown Owego New York. Phone: 800-671-7772. Alternate phone:
607-687-2556. Plan to enjoy plenty of great food and a fantastic array
of arts and crafts. Over 200 vendors and artisans will line the streets.
Visit the shops in downtown Owego. Our selection of fine restaurants and
unique shops are filled with distinctive merchandise and is sometimes
referred to as the best kept secret in the Southern Tier€ Southern
Tier's granddaddy signature festival, an event filled with
entertainment, food, artisans, parade, strawberry shortcakes, wine
tasting, FUN and everything else strawberries. The Festival grows each
year and manages to keep its small town country flavor with over 20,000
visitors in attendance. The Historic Owego Marketplace will also be host
to the Autumn Harvest Festival.
Plattsburgh United Methodist Church Strawberry Festival -
Late June, on a Thursday from 12 pm to 7 pm
127 Beekman St, Plattsburgh,
New York 12901. Phone: (518) 563-2992. The Annual Strawberry Festival
and Book Sale will take place on the church grounds. Wood, Wire
and Voice Coffee House musicians will perform at 6 PM, so bring a lawn
chair or blanket. The always-popular Book Sale will open at 11 AM,
featuring paperback and hard cover books of all types at VERY reasonable
prices. Plan to take home an armload! Also for sale are strawberries,
strawberry products and baked goods.
The picnic fare menu is served
all day: michigans or barbecued meatball sandwiches, macaroni salad,
coleslaw, baked beans. Of course, dessert is strawberry shortcake (on
the church's renowned biscuits) or sundae, and choice of beverage.
Prices: $10 - adult; $6 - children; under 6 - free; dessert and beverage
only - $6. All proceeds go to benefit Plattsburgh UMC's Neighbors in
Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
- Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow 53rd Annual Strawberry Festival
- Sunday, mid-June from 12 pm to 3 PM
43-61 Neperan Rd, Tarrytown, NY
10591. Phone 914 631-8374. Email:
[email protected]. In
the Garden at One Grove Street and across the street at Neperan Park.
This community event is a great place to meet old friends and new for a
afternoon of strawberry shortcake, lemonade, iced tea and old fashioned
fun. As in the past, local musicians will be on hand to entertain our
guests. Tickets to the Strawberry Festival are $7 per person and entitle
you to a portion of Strawberry shortcake. Tickets sales help the Society
to care for the museum's collection, the archives and library and
continue our school programs. While visiting us, please take a moment to
tour the museum and see our latest exhibit. We hope to see you!
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.
Benner's Farm's Strawberry Farm - Saturday and Sunday, in early
to mid June (check their website for this year's dates)
Hollow Road, Setauket, NY. Also see:
Calendar of Events and
Directions to the Farm.
Merritt Estate Winery Strawberry Festival - June
, Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 12 pm to 10 pm and Sunday, June 10th from
12 pm to 6 pm(check their website for
this year's dates)
2264 King Road,
Forestville, NY 14062. Phone: (888) 965-4800. Fax: (716) 965-2054.
[email protected]. Each year we feature live
entertainment, great food, wine, beer and our FAMOUS Sangria Wine Slush!
We see annual attendance rates in the thousands as people from all over
Pennsylvania, Canada, and Western New York travel to take part in tone
of the most talked about events in Chautauqua County! Each year, we work
with a specific non-profit organization to raise money for their cause.
Winery will be kicking off the summer with our 38th Annual Strawberry
Festival. The two-day festival will take place on the estate of Merritt
Winery on 2264 King Road in Forestville, NY. This Strawberry Festival is
everything Strawberry; from wine to shortcake to chocolate-covered
strawberries. We will have something for everyone with this free family
fun event. Highlights include wine, beer, great food, our FAMOUS Sangria
Wine Slush, classic car show, live music & craft vendors.
Related Strawberry Information: Freezing, making Jam, Canning, Pies, Recipes and More
Also, see our pages on easy illustrated strawberry
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