Washington State Strawberry Festivals in 2018

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

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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

  • Bellevue Strawberry Festival  - Saturday and Sunday in late June - June 23 and 24th in 2018 on Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm
    Crossroads Park, Bellevue, WA. Phone: 425-450-1049. Email: [email protected]. The festival is a revitialization of an old Bellevue tradition, dating back to when strawberry farming was one of the region's most famous activities. The festival has been held in various places around Bellevue, starting (in its recent incarnation) on Main Street in Old Bellevue, moving to the downtown park, and most recently in the Crossroads Park. We celebrate Strawberries and community on the fourth weekend of June. Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities. And, you will very likely see a strawberry or two (shortcake eating contests, strawberry flats, chocolate covered strawberries, and much more). This family oriented, historic community event features: Fresh, Strawberry Shortcake, Historical and agricultural displays, Games, clowns and face painting, Strawberry shortcake eating contests, Musical, artistic, athletic and dramatic Entertainment, Classic Automobiles, Food & Vendor Booths, Touch-a-Truck Event, And much, much more!. There is no charge for the contests. There is no charge to enter the festival, or for viewing the auto show, entrance to the Festival grounds, viewing or participating in any of the heritage events, viewing entertainment, or browsing any of the booths.
  • Burlington Annual Berry Dairy Days - mid June every year; in 2018 on June 15-17
    Downtown Burlington, Fairhaven Avenue, Burlington, WA. 98233. Annual United General Hospital. Berry Dairy Days is one of the oldest festivals in Skagit County celebrating Burlington's history of agricultural and farming communities. 2018 marks the 81st Annual Berry Dairy Days presented by Skagit Bank. On the third weekend of June Burlington will explode with family fun activities, delicious food and be a place you won't want to miss. Join us in the Hub of Skagit Valley for a weekend full of entertainment. Including delicious strawberry shortcake, food, and craft vendors, spectacular City of Burlington fireworks show, Grand Parade, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, free outdoor movie, live music, Berry Cool Car Show and so much more! Berry Dairy Days. Kick it off with our Strawberry Shortcake Booth staffed by the Burlington-Edison Cheerleaders! Follow the tractors from the Twilight Tractor Parade down Fairhaven Ave. to the Skagit River Park where there will be live music, food vendors, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ and a great firework show! Start your next day off with the Berry Dairy Days Road Run, Costco Grand Parade down Fairhaven Ave. Then... join us at  for more festival fun! Vendors of all kinds, food, crafts, commercial, even a small farmers market! Also FREE kids activities, games, crafts, and pony rides. Wrap up your weekend with a Berry Cool Car Show lined up along Fairhaven Ave.
  • Burien Annual Heritage Fair and Strawberry Days Festival - annualy in mid June; in 2018 on June 16-17, 2018 from 10am to 4pm
    Burien Town Square Park, 480 Southwest 152nd Street , Burien, WA. The Burien Heritage Fair and Strawberry Festival is held every year in late June in Burien, Washington. Burien is a formerly rural, now suburban area south of Seattle. The Festival lasts for one weekend; with a market, booths, music, art show, kids activities, lemonade with strawberries, and strawberry shortcake.   Strawberry Days (Formerly Strawberry Festival). Also see Online Highways - Travel Guide to Washington Home Page
  • Marysville Strawberry Festival - June and July
    Marysville, WA. The first festival was held in 1932. The Marysville Strawberry Festival is one of the oldest continuing festivals held in the State of Washington. (over 75 years) Held in Downtown Marysville in beautiful Snohomish County, the Strawberry Festival has many events for the entire family. See this page for a schedule of events!
  • Moran Prairie Grange Strawberry Festival - May 19, 2018 from 10 am to 4 pm
    Moran Prairie Grange, 6030 S. Palouse Hwy, Spokane, WA. Phone: (509) 710-7979. Email: [email protected]. Join for the 7th annual Strawberry Festival and Vintage Handmade Market. Antiques, vintage, local arts and crafts, salvage items, homemade strawberry shortcake, fresh strawberry lemonade and more. All ages welcome. Free parking provided. Proceeds benefit the Moran Prairie Grange Restoration Project.
  • Vashon Island Strawberry Festival - Friday to Sunday in early or mid-July (in 2018, July 20, 2018 to July 22, 2018)
    Vashon Island, WA. Various locations, the main events are primarily between Cove Road and Bank Road on Vashon Highway. Beer Garden: Starts at 7:00 PM on Friday Night July 21st. Opens Noon on Saturday and on Sunday at 11 AM until 5 PM! Pancake Breakfast Starts Saturday 7:00 AM and Sunday at 8:00 AM, in the Vashon Market IGA parking lot. VENDOR/ARTIST BOOTHS Open Saturday 10 am - 7 pm/Sunday 10 am - 5 pm. Grand Parade - Saturday 11 am with Kids Parade first. Portage Fill Street Dance Saturday 7 PM to 9 PM outside Sporty's. Tom Stewart Classic Car Parade - Sunday 11:45The Vashon Island Strawberry Festival is a treat for the senses. There is always an abundance of great food, refreshments and fun times for all ages! Some highlights include: The Grand Parade, the Classic Car parade, the K2 Fun Run, Kiwanis Pancake breakfast, music throughout the day, both Saturday and Sunday, Saturday street dances and fabulous food & vendor booths to pour over. Click here for a link to our Facebook page.

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.

  • Bill's Berry Farm - ORGANIC, Strawberry Jamboree Four to Five SATURDAYS each Spring and Memorial Day - 2018 TENTATIVE dates are Saturdays, May 19, 26, June 2 and 9, 9am to 5pm and Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 9am to 3pm
    3674 N. County Line Road, Grandview, WA 98930. Phone: 509-882-3200. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday to Saturday when the fruit is ripe; See our website for details. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries and Cherries- late June through mid July; Apples, Pumpkins, Squash and Gourds- mid September to late October; Corn Maze- Thursday through Saturday from mid September through late October; Fresh-cut Christmas trees- Friday and Saturday Thanksgiving weekend and first 2 weekends in December; Blueberry Daze Festival - first Saturday in July, from 9 am to 5 pm; Also on the first Friday evening and Saturday in July is Antiques on the Farm, Friday 5 to 8:30pm "first pick"($5) Saturday 9 am to 5 pm; The Apple and Pumpkin Festival is held on last 2 Saturdays in September and 4 Saturdays in October, 10 am to 5 pm; Christmas Trees on the Farm is Friday and Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend and the first two weekends in December from noon to 8pm. We are certified organic for some crops. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. Squeeze your own apple cider on our presses during our fall season! Free Admission to all Festivals and events unless otherwise noted. apples, blueberries, cherries, flowers, pumpkins, Other fruit or veg, U-pick and already picked, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, pony rides, petting zoo, birthday parties, school tours. (UPDATED: May 14, 2018, JBS)
    Comments from a visitor on June 26, 2011: "Went to their June 26th Opening Day Cherry Festival. Lot's of activities for families with younger children. I picked about 70 pounds of Van cherries. Good price and the trees are very productive. No hesitations about recommending this place. Wish they had longer hours Monday thru Friday. "
  • Biringer Farm -  Annual Strawberry Fest-2018  Fun in Farmland  Sat/Sun, June 16 & 17, 11:00am-3:00pm.
    21412 59th Avenue NE, Arlington, WA 98223. Phone: (425) 259-0255. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 5 pm; Sunday, 9 am to 4 pm. Directions: I5, Exit 208 East toward Arlington/Darrington for 2.3 miles. Turn Left on 59th Avenue NE, and it's right there. Click here for a map and directions. Berries and Fun! Head down the Red Rooster Route to Biringer Farm, Arlington, WA. Stroll down Strawberry Lane on a working farm with a barnyard full of Fun! Free Admission. Food and Fun reasonably priced. There is Something for Every One!  FOODIES: Come early (Jam demo Saturday ONLY, June 16, 10:00am-2pm.) ‘PUT SUMMER IN A JAR.' Watch the jam expert, Kate Halstead, (The Jam Lady) demo short cooking classes , jams, jellies, and spreads. Agriculture Workshops, WSU Snohomish County Extension Food Safety Program.  KIDDIE ACTIVITIES
    Enjoy the Arlington Airfare Kiddie Planes
    Giant Strawberry Ride
    Strawberry and Castle Maze Inflatables
    Pennies in the Hay
    Kiddie Slides and Tunnel
    Pig Bowling
    Face Painting
    Alpacas
    Chickens
    Pro Kite Flyers
    Get to know your farmer and their great BF staff!
    Grab a partner and join in the Red Rooster Route Chicken Dance!Strawberries usually start at the beginning to mid-June; Our typical strawberry season is: mid-June through July; Once each crop ripens, they usually last 3 pm to 4 weeks; Biringer Farm Annual Strawberry Harvest Fest: 3rd Saturday and Sunday of June from 11 am to 3 pm; FREE admission; Food and fun reasonably priced; Face paint, inflatables/bounce house, Pig Butt Bowling, animals, pennies -in- the hay;. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. The long awaited local strawberries will tickle your taste buds with sweet and unmatched juicy flavor along with lots of 'Family Fun in Farmland!' Take the Jolly Trolley and pluck strawberries and raspberries right from the vine. Check out the farm market. Oh me! Oh my!, ...Mile high strawberry or raspberry shortcake! Peck away and kiss it goodbye! We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals.Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, blackberries, blueberries, raspberries (red), raspberries (black), strawberries, tayberries, U-pick and already picked, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, face painting, inflatables/bounce house, farm animals, school tours, events at your location (call for info) (UPDATED: May 28, 2018, JBS) 

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