Ohio Strawberry Festivals in 2018
Looking for a strawberry festival in Ohio 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 Ohio 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!
Ohio 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
Bolivar Strawberry Festival -
Thursday, Friday and Saturday in June -
check their website for this year's dates- June 14, 15 & 16, 2018
Bolivar, OH 44612. Email:
click here for a map and directions. They have
5K Run and much more. Thursday &
Friday 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm and Saturday from 12 noon to 11:00 pm Free to
the Public in Historic Downtown Bolivar! Bolivar Strawberry Festival
2018Attractions include: Amusement Rides, Food Concessions, Live Music
and Entertainment, Arts & Crafts, Night Glow 5k Run, Friday night,
Strawberry Eating, Contest on Saturday, Bolivar Fire Dept. Parade
Saturday at 4:00. Strawberry Queen, Little Miss Berry Princess and
Little Miss Shortcake Princess Contests, Business Vendors. Find fun at
every venue - watch for new attractions that we're working on now, and
of course, STRAWBERRIES!
Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
The Holland-Springfield Strawberry Festival - June (Wednesday through Sunday)
(check their website for this year's dates) Note: this festival may have
been discontinued - their website is gone in 2018
Community Homecoming Park,
Holland, Ohio. Phone: 419-865-0574. Email:
click here for their contact form. The festival features all types
of strawberry goodies as well as rides and games of skill and chance for
the family. Parade on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
Kirtland Kiwanis Strawberry Festival - mid June (check their
website for this year's dates), 5 consecutive days, usually from noon to
Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Drive,
Kirtland, OH. Phone: Jerry Lesak, 440-487-2157. The Strawberry Festival,
in its 48th year, features a strawberry theme, with amusement rides for
young children, teens and adults; it also has a midway and flea market.
The Strawberry Festival Parade is held at 6:30pm on Friday. Strawberry
desserts (strawberry shortcake and chocolate covered strawberries) are a
wonderful part of the festival and there are fresh strawberries for
sale, as well. Portions of the profits are used for local scholarships
and community projects. Admission is Free.
London Ohio Strawberry Festival
- held annually the Thursday, Friday, and Saturday after Father's Day in
18 S Main St, London, OH
Shortcake Tent sponsored by Huntington Bank. Located on ST RT 56, on the downtown, historic
streets of London. We have rides, games, food (every food vendor has to
have something Strawberry!), free nightly entertainment, the largest
Cobra Car Show benefiting Cystic Fibrosis, and of course Strawberry
Shortcake. Free nightly entertainment on the main stage. Rides and Games by Albanese
Amusements. Youth Parade on Wednesday. Queens Parade on
Saturday. London AC Cobra Car Show benefiting Cystic Fibrosis
Saturday on the Courthouse Square. Kiddie Tractor Pull & Kids Games
sponsored by Madison Pediatrics. Royalty Windows located on festival
Newark Strawberry Festival - Friday, Saturday and
Sunday, in late May or early June from 11:00 am to 10:00 p.m. on
Friday and Saturday; 11:00 am to 6:00 pm on Sunday.
5 South 3rd
St., Newark, OH 43055. Phone: 740-983-4797. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: The Strawberry
Festival is held every year in Newark, Ohio on the Courthouse
square. Newark is located 35 miles east of Columbus on State Route
16 where it crosses State Routes 13. Located on Courthouse Square in
downtown Newark in Central Ohio, this is Licking County's largest
annual event. The weekend is filled with fun and entertainment for
the entire family. Over 90 artisans, crafters and vendors from Ohio
and surrounding areas exhibit their items. There will be ice cream,
pizza, specialty sandwiches, French fries, and other delicious foods
along with non-stop stage entertainment. Bates Amusement will be
providing the rides and games this year. The opening day will be
highlighted with the Strawberry Pageant on the courthouse gazebo
from 5:00 - 7:00. Delightful young girls and women from kindergarten
age through 12th grade participate in the event. Pageant winners
from 4 different age categories will be crowned. Tour bus and
handicapped parking is available. There is plenty of free parking
around the square and along the streets. Hope to see you there! (
Norwalk Jaycees Strawberry Festival -
Memorial Day weekend in late May (check
their website for this year's dates)
Street in Uptown Norwalk. Featuring free live nightly entertainment,
rides, food, crafts, and fun. For more information. Their website was
down (May 2009), so confirm before you go!
Troy Strawberry Festival - Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the
first weekend in June
125 W. Staunton Road Troy, Oh 45373. Phone:
937-339-7714. Alternate Phone: 937-339-8769. Fax: 937-339-4944. Email:
[email protected]. Open:
Click here for this year's dates and the schedule of events.
Directions: The festival is held on the levee of the Miami River, Troy,
OH. From Dayton, OH travel north on highway 75 to Troy, OH. Exit 69,
exit 72 and exit 74 offer free parking and shuttle service. The Troy
Strawberry Festival is 10 minutes from the intersection of highway 70
and highway 75.
Click here for a map and directions. A premier festival featuring
strawberry cuisine along with a wide variety of food offered by
non-profit organizations; Over 275 top art and craft exhibitors; Free
parking and free shuttle service is available All this and much more
await your visit to this festival known as the "best" in the Midwest!
Payment: Cash, only.
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.
Related Strawberry Information: Freezing, making Jam, Canning, Pies, Recipes and More
Also, see our pages on easy illustrated strawberry
For other fruit and vegetable festivals, see this page!