New York Blueberry Festivals in 2023
Update for 2023:
It looks like most festivals are returning, aside from those that were killed off by the lockdowns of the past 2 years. That took a heavy toll on their finances. I am checking with them day by day, if you have an update for an, please tell me via the
Looking for a blueberry festival in New York in 2023?
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complete and current as this list, just updated! All the blueberry
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 blueberry 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
Always click on the links to the festival to confirm this year's dates; weather and other conditions could cause a change at the last minute. They may change or
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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2023 Blueberry Festivals in New York - Where, When and More to Find a Blueberry Festival Near You!
Blueberries typically ripen from April (in Florida and Texas)
through June and August in the upper Midwest and New England. June
dominates as the month for blueberry production (and festivals)
Unlike strawberries, which grow almost anywhere, blueberries are
grown commercially in half as many states.
There are two general types of blueberry festivals 1) community festivals, usually organized by a church, school, local Chamber of commerce or a town and 2).
Blueberry festival held at and by a farm. They are different in what they
community festivals tend to be less expensive so they are grouped separately.
(of course not all states and areas have both.)
festival listings are links to our easy to follow directions about
making blueberry jam, freezing blueberries, blueberry pies and
Community Blueberry Festivals
Austerlitz/Spencertown Blueberry Festival
- Late July, Sunday, July 30, 2023 from 9 am to 3:30 pm (Rain or Shine)
Austerlitz Site, Route 22m Austerlitz,
NY. Phone: 518-392-0062. Annual festival will include: blueberry pancake
breakfast, home-baked pies for sale and other blueberry baked goods. Fair
includes 19th and 20th Century crafts, such as pottery, weavings, tinsmith
art and paper cutting. Blueberry bushes will be for sale to the public and
there will be live music and entertainment. All proceeds will go to the
Austerlitz Historical Society to help develop a historical village on the
site. 19th C. craft demonstrations and wares, antiques, live music and
children's entertainment, blueberry recipe contest and blueberry pancake
- Berkshire, NY Blueberry and Book Festival -
Saturday, late July; should be July 22, 2023 from 9am to 4pm
Library, 12519 NY-38, Berkshire, NY 13736. Phone: (607) 657-4418. An annual summer gathering began to unfold with the smell of chicken barbeque in the air
as the dew slipped away from the grass. The small town was a buzz of activity that morning, as baskets of blueberries lined the tables, deliveries of prize
worthy baked goods were donated and local authors pulled out their latest creations for display and signing. Free children's books were waiting for the
touch of little hands and a room filled with all kinds of bargain priced books was truly inviting. Antique vehicles were arriving and vendors filled the
spacious grounds. This was the start of the 5th annual Blueberry and Book Festival. The Berkshire Library, Community Hall and Fire Station quickly filled
with the gathering crowd eager to sample delicious meals, mix with authors and artists, enjoy a non stop variety of entertainment, browse scores of vendor
offerings and participate in games, contests and raffles. The Blueberry Festival which is sponsored by the Berkshire Free Library, has expanded
geometrically since its inception. While it is a major fundraiser for the Library, the Berkshire Fire Department and the Helping Hands Food Pantry also reap
benefits. More than 80 volunteers from the towns of Berkshire and Richford offer their time and talents, assuring the success of what has become a major,
area wide "small town"celebration.
- Ellenville Blueberry Festival - on the second Saturday in August from 9 am to 4
Canal Street & Liberty Square, Ellenville, NY 12428. Phone: (845)
647-4620. Live Music: in Liberty Square. Blueberry Pie Sale - EWCOC
fundraiser of pies using local blueberries. Also available will be Blueberry
Festival T-shirts/ hats and the collectible Wassail ornament. Homemade
Blueberry Pie Judging Contest: Entries due by 11 am. at The Pie Tent by
the Hunt Memorial Building stage, Liberty Square. There is no fee to enter.
Judging is at NOON. Winners will be announced immediately thereafter.
Ellenville Blueberry Festival Facebook page. Over
175 Vendors: of Arts, Crafts, Handmades, Clothing, Jewelry, Accessories -
and more. Lots of "Blueberry Goodies". But it is not just Blueberries. We
always present a huge variety of delicious foods to be enjoyed from one end
of the festival to the other along with the foods of our local eateries.
Local Businesses & Organizations are also represented. Children's
Activities: Face Painting, Interactive Inflatables, Games & more. Free
Admission & Parking. Follow "Festival Parking" Signs.
- Grace Church Willowdale Blueberry festival - mid to late AUgust
3886 East Seneca Lake Rd.
Fayette. NY 14456. Phone: (315) 585-9852. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Blueberry Shortcake with ice cream
and whipped cream will be the star of the show but we will also have blueberry baked goods plus hamburgers, hotdogs and lemonade. Come for lunch—-stay and
chat. We are located at 3886 East Seneca Lake Rd. Fayette.
- Humphrey Blueberry Day - Saturday morning in mid-August,
last held in 2017; they may have canceled it.
Department, 4591 Humphrey Road, Humphrey, NY 14741. Phone: 307-8560.
Alternate phone: 557-2049. Come join us for all you can eat pancake
breakfast. Enter in our baking contest and enter to win in our Chinese
auction, blueberries are donated by our local Childs blueberry farm and the
maple syrup in also locally made. Come join in a fun filled day with the
family ,. we look forward to seeing you there. As always thank you for your
- Warrensburgh Riverfront Farmers Market Blueberry festival -
Friday, in late July from 3-6 p.m.
173 River Street Warrensburg, NY 12885. Fresh from the bush! Come to our second annual Blueberry Festival at the
Warrensburgh Riverfront Farmers' Market in the heart of the Warrensburgh Mills Historic District, on River Street in the park across from Curtis Lumber.
Local vendors, local berries...early and late varieties of organically grown fruit, preserves, baked goods, cheeses and distilled beverages enhanced with
blueberries. Featuring Warren County farms and local businesses: Adirondack Gold Maple Farm, Birdy's Unique Gifts, Caldwell Country Farm, Calico
Corner, Coffee with a Cause, Crazy Creek LLC, Dawn's Delights, The Family Cow Soaps, Grace Family Farm, Glens Falls Distillery, Hayfield's Farm, Jason's ADK
Produce, Nettle Meadow Cheese Farm, Northeast Corner Herb Farm, TanyasArtCo, Trillium Farm and more... Learn how to grow your own with information provided
by our Warren County Master Gardeners and local blueberry experts. Recipes using berries from appetizers to desserts... Food Sampling and Beverage
Tasting on site. Free Coffee in the gazebo. Donations welcome and appreciated! Bring your children to create a Seasonal Craft.
Farm Blueberry Festivals
In addition to community and church festivals, some private farms have their own blueberry festivals.
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.
Blueberry Festival - Saturday, in early August from 12 pm to 10 pm Route 13 S,
Cazenovia, NY 13035. Phone: 315-662-3355. Email:
email@example.com. Directions: Critz Farms is located 3
and a half miles south of Route 20, on Route 13 in Cazenovia.
Click here for a map and directions.
enjoy food trucks, live music, vendors, wagon rides, children's entertainers, farm tours, animals, and so much more!
Come in March for our
Maple Syrup Celebration. In the summer we are open for
pick-your-own berries. The fall brings our annual
Fall Harvest Celebration, and from Thanksgiving to
Christmas, we are open for
Holiday Family Fun. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard.
Comments from a visitor on September
"Lots of fun for everyone!"
- Liberty Ridge Farm - Saturday, July 16, 2022 from 11 am to 4 pm, RAIN or SHINE
29 Bevis Rd, Schaghticoke, NY 12154. Phone: (518) 664-1515. Email:
Kick off blueberry season at the Liberty Ridge Farm blueberry festival! U-pick blueberries (pay by the lb), Live music, Great Food & Sweet
Blueberry Treats, Vendor Showcase & Shopping, Photo Ops There will be blueberry desserts, slushies, drinks & treats for purchase. The Barnyard
Grill will be open all day serving hot meals fresh off the smoker & grill! Farm fresh blueberries will also be for sale in the Market Barn
along with local produce, home decor, baked goods, toys and souvenirs. Our u-pick blueberry fields will be ripe for the picking! Fill a
container with plump blueberries to take home, pay by the lb! Giant Gerbil Wheels, Jumbo Jumping Pillows, Farmer Flinger Swing, Birdhouse
Village, Duck Races, Farm Animals & more in Brad's Barnyard of fun. Live music provided by Harmonic Duo! The Duo that sounds like a band.
Playing all your favorite songs - Country, Rock, Blues, Oldies. Known for their tight harmonies, arrangements and entertainment. Please
note: Ages 2 and under are free. All attendees ages 3+ need a ticket to enter the Farm.
Liberty Ridge Farm facebook page.
Related Blueberry Information: Freezing, Making Jam,
Canning, Blueberry Pies, Recipes and More
Also, see our pages on easy illustrated blueberry
For other fruit and vegetable festivals, see this page!