Tennessee Strawberry Festivals in 2018

Looking for a strawberry festival in Tennessee 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 Tennessee 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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Tennessee 2018 Strawberry Festivals - Where, When and More Details!

 Tennessee

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

  • Dayton Tennessee Strawberry Stampede - a week long from Friday to Saturday, May (check their website for this year's dates)
    Email: [email protected]. Phone: 423-775-0361.The Tennessee Strawberry Festival is the celebration of small town life. It offers a chance for our community to showcase its beauty, history and commitment to family values. It is the goal of the Dayton Chamber of Commerce and the businesses it represents to acknowledge the community support and patronage we receive throughout the year.
  • Chattanooga EPB Strawberry Festival -  June 3, 2018 from 11:AM to 4 PM
    First Tennessee Pavilion, 1801 Carter Street, Chattanooga, TN 37408. Phone: (423) 648-2496. t's prime time for STRAWBERRIES at the Chattanooga Market! Local really is better and you'll taste the difference. Strawberry salsa, strawberry cake, chocolate-dipped strawberries, strawberry jelly, strawberry lemonade, even strawberry candles, you get the idea! Our strawberries are hand-picked early Sunday morning so they're ripe and red all the way through (no white centers here).
  • Crossville St. Raphael's - St. Peter's Annual Strawberry Festival - Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 11 am to 3 pm
    St. Raphael's Episcopal Church, 1038 Sparta Hwy, Crossville, TN 38572. Phone: (931) 484-2407. Email: [email protected]. Strawberry Shortcake with ice cream and whipped topping. Adults: $4.50, Children: $2.50. Strawberries will be available for sale. Flats-$30.00; Half Flat-$16.00;Quarts-$4.25.
  • Franklin Strawberry Festival - May 12, 2018 from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Franklin Farmers Market, 230 Franklin Road, Franklin, TN 37064. Farm fresh strawberries, a sweet way to start the summer at the Franklin Farmers Market! The Strawberry Festival will have lots of strawberries, fun and games for the kids, and the best homemade strawberry shortcakes you'll ever eat! We are planning for a bumper crop of very sweet juicy strawberries! Bring the kids and some friends! Great fun for all!!!  Sponsored by Williamson Medical Center.
  • Middle Tennessee Annual Strawberry Festival - one Saturday May (May 12, 2018; check their website for other year's dates )
    Portland, TN. Parades, contests, concerts, fun-for-everyone activities and, of course, strawberries and other good things to eat. Phone: (615) 325-2265, Email: [email protected].
  • Morristown Annual Strawberry Festival - May 19, 2018. from 10 to 5
     510 West Economy Rd, Morristown, TN. Phone: 423-586-9101. Email: [email protected]. FREE ADMISSION. Annual WCRK/WMTN Morristown Strawberry Festival is a FREE, family-oriented event during which non-profit groups and churches raise funds. There are vendors selling arts, crafts plus businesses from Morristown and the surrounding area. If you are interested in vendor space, you can contact Stephanie Hardy at [email protected], or call 423-586-9101 option 0. We look forward to seeing you at this year's festival, where we promise you will have a BERRY good time!
  • West Tennessee Strawberry Festival - one Sunday in May (check their website for this year's dates) activies over the week
    Humboldt, TN; located about 8 miles north of I-40 and Jackson. Phone: 731-784-1842. Many activities and events, including several parades, floats, a kiddie parade, a pet parade, a Strawberry mart with arts, crafts and antiques that will take place on May 11th, 12th & 13th at the Humboldt High School Gym, located on Viking drive off the Highway 45 Bypass. Even a BBQ Cookoff that starts at noon on Friday after the Grand Floats Parade. We offer live music on Friday night for your enjoyment. The Cook off takes place at Bailey Park, just one block from the parade route and is very easy to find and parking is plentiful. We compete in four categories: Shoulder, Rib, Chicken, and Backyard Variety.
  • Wayne Scott Annual Strawberry Festival - Saturday May 19, 2018 from 10 am to 5 pm
    Unicoi Elementary School, 404 Massachusetts Avenue, Unicoi, Tennessee. Phone: (423) 735-0517.  Join us for the annual Wayne Scott Strawberry Festival, presented by the Town of Unicoi. The festival is a celebration and presentation of the unique heritage, foods, crafts, and culture of the southern Appalachian region. The festival is held on the ball field at the Unicoi Elementary School. Food for all tastes, musical entertainment, special events, and quality arts and crafts blend to create an exceptional atmosphere for artists to exhibit and sell their work. The fun begins at 10 a.m. with a beauty pageant, live music, handmade crafts, kids games, and food available for purchase.

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.

  • Falcon Ridge Farm Strawberry Festival - Multiple dates in May - Always check with the farm before you go
    22630 Highway 18 North, Toone, TN 38381. Phone: (731) 658-5200 or email us at [email protected]. May is when strawberries are harvested in Tennessee and we celebrate with our annual Strawberry Festival! It includes pick your own strawberries, sweet homemade strawberry treats, pony rides, hayrides, petting zoo, trackless train ride, corn box, playgrounds and more. We will have hamburgers, hot dogs, nachos, etc. to eat or you can bring a picnic lunch. Come join us for a fun day on the farm! Strawberry Festival 2018 General Admission: $8.50 plus tax (Under 2 Free).

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