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Where, When and More to Find a Fruit Festival or Vegetable Festival Near You in 2024!

Scroll down this page for many miscellaneous fruit and vegetable festivals sorted by country and state Or click on the links immediately below for listings of specific fruit and vegetable festivals in the United States, Canada, Britain, Australia.

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Miscellaneous Fruit and Vegetable Festivals
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United States


  • Alabama Butterbean Festival - October 5th - 6th 2018 Friday 6 PM to 10 PM, Saturday 9 AM to 4 PM
    Pinson, Alabama 35126. Phone: (877) 691-6088. One of the largest festivals in the Southeast, the Alabama Butterbean Festival rounds up country cooks, families, and die-hard fans of butterbeans for a fun-filled weekend including 12-hours of live music, carnival rides, food, petting zoos, pony rides, and more. The free festival also features the Guinness world record holding butterbean pot. The pot earned the record in 2010 for the largest pot of baked beans at over 1,010 gallons. The festival's official mascot, Bucky Butterbean, will also be at the festival posing for pictures and greeting attendees. The small-town charm of Pinson's Main Street will be packed with more than 150 arts and crafts vendors and various traditional and non-traditional fair food vendors. The Alabama Butterbean Festival is the 2nd largest festival in the state of Alabama according to the Alabama State Tourism Board. Click here for a link to our Facebook page.


  • Tontitown Grape Festival - August
    Tontitown, AR. A queen and her court reign over the festivities, which include a spaghetti dinner for about 8,000 people, a pancake breakfast, a foot race, a book sale, arts and crafts, and a "rustic relics" display.
  • Widerkehr Wine Festival - a Saturday, in October.
    3324 Swiss Family Drive, Wiederkehr Village, AR 72821. Phone: 800-622-WINE. Alternate phone: 479-468-WINE. Email: Admission to the grounds is FREE! You need only buy tickets for the Evening Show and Festival Banquet in the Festhall. Tickets may be purchased at the door when you arrive at the winery.
    The Tyrolean-style activities begin early in the day, with tours of the historic wine cellars starting at 8:30 am in the midst of the festivities, ending in the charming wine tasting room. Then catch a ride on one of the open trams through the vineyards to an observation tower with a panoramic view of the Arkansas River Valley.

California - in chronological order



  • Annual Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival - February (runs for about a week)
    Indio, CA. 2008 had music with headliners such as LeAnn Rimes and Heart in the Aladdin Concert Pavilion. The Presidents' Day Grand Parade entertained fairgoers, with more than 230 entrants marching the streets of Indio; and a record 8,382 exhibits in 2008.
  • California Nut Festival - February
    Chico, California. The California Nut Festival is a comprehensive community based festival of everything imaginable that is related to nuts. The Nut Festival started as a gem of an idea in 2005 and grew through the work of over 35 volunteers and 15 businesses and organizations. We view 'em on the trees, eat 'em by the handfuls and study 'em for the benefits. The Festival is four full days of interesting events aimed at every type of audience. We will fill your mind with useful ideas, your mouth with great flavors and your heart with good times.


  • Kelseyville Olive Festival - a Sunday in March from 11am to 5pm
    Kelseyville Olive Mill, 5625 Gaddy Lane Kelseyville, Ca. Experience a day of family fun focused on the magnificent olive. Tour the Kelseyville Olive Mill and 7 acre olive orchard while learning about the history, cultivation, processing, types, uses, and health benefits of olives and olive products. Sample products and vote for your favorite, get involved in an olive oil sensory evaluation or cooking demo, test your skills in our amateur recipe contest, visit arts and crafts booths, and join the fun in our olive pit-spitting contest! There will also be a silent auction and a raffle. The event is free! Beer and wine tasting will be available for a fee. Proceeds will benefit the Lake Family Resource Center.


  • Grapefruit Festival - April
    Borrego Springs, CA. - That's all I know about this one. Anyone have more information, like their website? If so, please write me!
  • Onion Festival - April
    Imperial, CA. - That's all I know about this one. Anyone have more information, like their website? If so, please write me!
  • Orange Blossom - April
    Lindsay, CA. Yearly Events of the Festival: Coronation of Queen and her court, Church Service for Honored Person followed by Tea Reception, Bank of Sierra Mixer, Lindsay Cultural Arts Reception, Pancake Breakfast at City Hall, Parade beginning at the City Park and ending at Mirage Avenue at the Dollar Store parking lot, Festival at Sweet Brier Plaza, Dance at Sweet Brier Plaza, Carnival at the Olive Bowl.
  • Orange Blossom - April
    Riverside, CA. Their website has been replaced by unrelated advertisements. This event may be history.
  • Apple Blossom Festival - April 26 and 27, 2008
    Ives Park and the Sebastopol Veterans Memorial Building, 282 High Street, Sebastopol, CA. (Parade on Main St.).
    Admission: General Adult: $7, Senior (62+) & Students 11-17, $5. Children 10 and under are FREE! Festival Hours: Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Parade is at 10am until about noon on Saturday. PLEASE NO PETS AT THE FESTIVAL, THANK YOU! The Festival begins with a community parade on Saturday morning at 10am until about noon. Events continue throughout the weekend for all ages and interests. Food, drink and nonstop entertainment as well as crafts galore will delight all your senses. For questions, contact the Sebastopol Area Chamber of Commerce 1-877-828-4748 or , April
  • Indio National Date Festival
    Phone: 760-347-0676
  • Stockton Asparagus Festival - April or May - see the Asparagus Festival page
    Stockton, CA. The Stockton Asparagus Festival is a three-day, multi-event, food, and entertainment festival, which celebrates asparagus. The festival features two performing stages, an Asparagus Alley with the best deep fried asparagus found anywhere, one of the finest celebrity chef cooking demonstration kitchens, a fabulous Spear-Its of the Valley wine and beer pavilion, a craft show, 600 booths, displays and exhibits in the show.
  • Fallbrook Avocado Festival - April
    Fallbrook, CA. The annual Avocado Festival draws thousands of people to our quiet village each year. It is definitely a day for the "wearing of the green," as green is the most prominent color found in the booths, worn in the form of hats, and in the form of a signature T-shirt. Come prepared to visit the many craft and food booths; you can never go hungry at the Avocado Festival. Colorful booths line Main and Alvarado Street featuring unique clothing, hats, arts, crafts, jewelry, and farm-fresh produce for purchase. A variety of bands and other live entertainment are offered for the pleasure of festival-goers. Beer gardens and numerous food vendors cater to every whim.


  • Castroville Artichoke Festival - May
    11261 Crane Street, Castroville, CA 95012. Monterey County. Phone: (831) 633-6545. Email: Usually held in mid May. Directions: Off Hwy 1 at Castroville Exit. MAY 17 - 18, 2008 Castroville, CA
    TICKETS ON SALE at the Door $8 Adults/$4 Children 12 and under. PARADE: Our sanctioned parade is one of the largest and most colorful of its kind. Two days of live music! Everything from Swing to Mariachi, Country to 50's Rock & Roll. Games, face paints, clowns, stilt walkers, puppets and more! Artichokes fried, sauteed, grilled, marinated, pickled, fresh, and creamed in soup. Plus foods from the many ethnic groups that give this area its character. The area's finest showcase the versatility and unique techniques for preparing and using artichokes. Sample the best from the area's award winning producers. Unique gifts and apparel crafted by artisans from throughout the country. Plus artichoke souvenirs galore! Artichokes and more, fresh from the heart of the salad bowl. Hop a bus to the artichoke patch for grower talks and photo ops. Please No Pets
  • Cherry festivals - see this page
  • Prune Festival - May
    Campbell, CA. - That's all I know about this one. Anyone have more information, like their website? If so, please write me!
  • Raisin Festival - early May
    Downtown Selma - Lincoln Park, Selma, CA. Carnival, Food & Craft Booths, Art, Baking, Floriculture, Photography and Poetry Competitions, All Day Entertainment, Raisin Royalty Coronation - Friday, May 2 - 6:30 PM. For more information call 891-2235.
  • Morgan Hill Mushroom Mardi Gras - Memorial Day weekend
    17000 Monterey Road, Morgan Hill, CA 95037. Phone: 408-778-1786. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. From young children, to wine connoisseurs, there is something for everybody. See these pages for Daily Events, Entertainment, Food & Beverage, Vendors, Free Parking, Fun Run, Weather. Downtown Morgan Hill, Outdoor Community Center Amphitheater and Surrounding area. FREE ADMISSION & PARKING. In 2009: May 23, 2009: 10 am to 7 pm and May 24, 2009: 10 am to 6 pm.



  • Cantaloupe Festival - July
    Firebaugh, CA. - That's all I know about this one. Anyone have more information, like their website? If so, please write me!
  • Gilroy Garlic Festival - Always the last full weekend in July! 10 am to 7 pm (Gates close at 6 p.m.)
    Christmas Hill Park; Gilroy, CA. Phone: (408) 842-1625. Email: Directions: 30 miles south of San Jose off Highway 101. The festival is held in a park. It is all outdoors with mostly turf and some compact dirt and asphalt walkways. east on food laced with over two tons of fresh garlic, enjoy three stages of musical entertainment, shop in arts and crafts, view the great garlic cook-off and other celebrity cooking demonstrations, spend time in the children's area, visit interactive displays set up by many of our sponsors, soak up some glorious sunshine, and mingle with a fun bunch of garlic-loving people?There are natural shade trees, and many shade tents with tables and benches. The admission price includes parking, musical entertainment, cooking demonstrations, and a children's area. Festival guests purchase food and beverages from the vendors. Prices range from $2 to $12 depending on the item, which is a full-size serving, not a sample.
  • Yamhill Lavender Festival - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, lavender,
    Beulah Park, Yamhill, Oregon, Yamhill, OR 97148. Phone: 503-830-1777. Email: Open: Same as above. Directions:: From the center of the town of Yamhill, at the intersection of highway 47 and highway 240, go 3 blocks east on highway 240 (E. Main Street ) to S. Hemlock Street, turn right, and go 3 blocks south to Beulah Park. Or from the center of Yamhill, go 3 blocks south on highway 47 (S. Maple Street ) to 3rd Street, turn left, and go 3 blocks east to Beulah Park. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. The Yamhill Lavender Festival entices you with live music, extraordinary art, exceptional handmade crafts, live plants, and lavender in myriad forms. Sample lavender-based cuisine along with a glass of local beer or wine. Wander among juried artisans' booths and discover lavender products, fresh-cut lavender for purchase, and essential oil distillation demonstrations. Home of the Oregon Lavender Plein Air Art Show and Sale, the Yamhill Lavender Festival offers paintings created by Northwest. This cooperative event brings local lavender growers and the community together to raise funds for local enrichment programs. YCRC accepts canned food donations for our local food banks. Admission is free.
  • Cantaloupe Round up Festival - Late July or August
    Tripple V Farms,
    Dunckle Park, Firebaugh, CA. Phone: (559) 659.2043. Anyone have more information, like their website? If so, please write me!


  • Blackberry Festival - August
    Lower Lake, CA. - That's all I know about this one. Anyone have more information, like their website? If so, please write me!
  • Dry Bean Festival - August
    Tracy, CA.
  • Corning Olive Festival - August
    Corning, CA. For more information, Contact Valanne Cardenas, Manager at Phone: 530-824-5550.
  • Rare Fruits - August -
    Petaluma, CA.
  • Tofu Festival - August
    Los Angeles, CA.


  • Annual Oakley Almond Festival - mid September
    O'Hara Park, O'Hara Ave & Cypress, Oakley, CA 94561. Parade, Car Show, Sports on the Delta & Boat Show, Diaper Derby, Cooking Contest, Lots of Almonds and Almond Festival Souvenirs, Food, Games for the kids, Arts & Crafts
  • Annual Loomis Eggplant Festival - late September or early October.
    Loomis Station Plaza, Loomis, CA. Northern California. Directions: On Taylor Road between Horseshoe Bar Road and Webb Street from 10 am to 5 pm. Arts, crafts, food, wine garden, and contests, including free entertainment all day long. Our food vendors will be offering everything from pizza, eggplant parmesan, eggplant pakora, seafood, hamburgers, hot dogs, BBQ dishes, snacks and cold beverages for every taste! The Chamber Showcase features many of our local businesses, including a Farmer's Market and a Home & Garden Showcase. We have a lot to offer our festival guests - you will find countless give-a-ways and raffles in this area. Little House of Eggplant will feature our trademark eggplant festival merchandise, with t-shirts, aprons, cookbooks, magnets, and much more.
  • Kelseyville Pear Festival - September
    PO Box 384, Kelseyville, CA 95451. Lake County. Phone: (707) 279-9022. Alternate phone: (707) 279-2581. Festival with a petting zoo, train rides, crafts, food, music arts and a parade. Directions: Take Hwy 29 to Downtown exit. Main Street, Kelseyville.
  • Gourd - September
    Zittel Farms, Folsom, CA.
  • Lemon - September
    Ventura, CA.
  • Walnut Festival - September
    Upper Lake, CA. - That's all I know about this one. Anyone have more information, like their website? If so, please write me!


  • California Avocado Festival - early October
    Carpinteria, CA. The Avocado Festival has evolved into one of the largest festivals in California with three days of fabulous food, terrific music, and great safe family fun. The Festival is home to the world's largest vat of guacamole amongst many other avocado & food dishes to pick from. Don't miss the "Best Guacamole Contest" and Avocado Auction at the Avocado Performing Stage on Sunday at 8th Street. Stroll through the Arts & Crafts Venue between 8th and 6th Street on Saturday and Sunday or visit the Commercial Marketplace at the 900 block on Linden Ave. all three days. Head to 7th Street for the Kid's Block Party. There will be lots of fun games, face painting and bouncers. Back by popular demand will be the Avocado Rock Climbing Wall.
  • Dried Fruit and Nut Festival - October
    Winters, CA. - That's all I know about this one. Anyone have more information, like their website? If so, please write me!
  • Gourd - October
    Palmdale, CA. - That's all I know about this one. Anyone have more information, like their website? If so, please write me!
  • Mission San Jose Olive Festival - October 5, 2013 10 am to 5 pm; The Olive Festival is held every year on the first Saturday of October.
    Historic Old Mission San Jose Museum, intersection of Mission Blvd. and Washington Blvd., Fremont, CA. Phone: Kim Mathis at 510-552-3155. Email: Fun for the whole family! The Olive Festival features food, live music, wine tasting, arts & crafts, entertainment, kids games, drawings, prizes and much more. Olive/Olive Oil, Specialty Foods, Vendors, Arts & Crafts, Food Demonstrations by local chefs, Wine Tasting, Local Craft Beer, Luscious Tri-Tip, Mission Trail Mustangs Car Show, Cool, sounds of local musicians, Kids Area, Drawings - Contests - Fun, Entry is FREE. NO PETS: We love your pets, but for the safety and enjoyment of all attendees, we can't allow them at this event. Funds raised from the Olive Festival will be used for MSJ Chamber activities including the December 1st Tree Lighting Celebration at the Old School Building on Mission Boulevard, the Daffodil project and other community endeavors. Parking: Parking is available at Ohlone Lot E for $2/car, parking permits can be obtained in lots H, D, C, K, M & P.
  • Peanut Valley Festival - October
    1500 S. Ave K, Station 39, Portales, NM 88130. Phone: 575-562-2631. Email: Peanut Valley Festival is an annual event held at Eastern New Mexico University. The festival attracts vendors from all over the state as well as some neighboring states. There will be crafts, games, and food for all ages at this year's 37th Peanut Valley Festival.


  • Mountain Mandarin Festival - oranges, Harvest festival, produce for sale, restrooms,
    Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High Street, Auburn, CA 95603. Email: Open: always held the weekend before Thanksgiving; In 2013, that's November 22, 23 and 24. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard. Lots of mandarin foods to eat! Take home Mandarin gifts, BBQ sauces, syrups, olive oils, dressings and dozens of other Mandarin inspired concoctions. More than 200 vendors sell Mandarin scented lotions, soaps, and candles, along with artisan-crafted jewelry, home accessories, and holiday items. Solar-powered green train for a guided tour of the event. Buy your bags of mandarins early and leave them at the Boy Scouts check station for delivery to your car when you are ready to leave. Live music. Admission: FRIDAY PREVIEW: ADMISSION JUST $3 Saturday/Sunday Admission: $7; Seniors $5; Age 12 & Under Free Gold Country Fairgrounds Parking $5, some street parking available.
  • Mushroom Festival - November, every year; 10 days in November from 8 am to 10 pm
    Arcata, CA. The highlight of October-November mushroom season is Mendocino County's annual 10-day Wine & Mushroom Festival with everything from mushroom dinners, wine- and beer-pairing workshops, mushroom exhibits, guided mushroom foraging walks and much, much more.


  • Tamale Festival - Always the 1st weekend in December! from 10 am to 6 pm Saturday, 10 am to 6 p.m. Sunday
    Indio, CA. Directions: Downtown Indio. The Festival is between Highway 111 and Indio Boulevard and fills-in the streets of Miles, Towne, Smurr & Requa. Click here for a map. Weather is typically 79 Degrees, Sunny Days and 40 Degrees, Cool Evenings. Visitors delight in the scrumptious tamales and shopping, but also enjoy the following activities: Carnival Rides & Games, Parade, Kid's Petting Zoo, Rock Climbing, Inflatable Bounces, Tamale Eating Contest, Famous Tamale Judging Contest. Festival fans also like to relax by watching the diverse entertainment such as traditional Mexican Folklorico Dancing and live Music on 4 different stages.


  • Loaf 'N Jug Chile & Frijoles Festival - held each year in late September (in 2012 it is wasSeptember 21-23)
    Peublo, CO. Phone:(719) 542-1704. Email: The event features music‚ arts and crafts‚ cooking competitions and chilies‚ chilies‚ chilies. Held downtown along Union Avenue‚ it draws Pueblo residents as well as people from across the state and around the nation. The festival takes place in downtown Pueblo, Colo., stretching along Union Avenue between East B Street and West 1st Street, just a couple blocks away from the Pueblo Convention Center. Some roads near the festival may be closed to traffic, be sure to consult local listings for detailed road closure information in the days surrounding the festival. Every year, thousands pay homage to two of the Pueblo area's best loved crops - green chilies‚ particularly Pueblo chile‚ and frijoles or pinto beans.
    Comments from a visitor on August 17, 2012:
    "They roast the chile right there and make wonderful homemade tortillas and lots of other delicious foods! The aroma is amazing!"
    Comments from a visitor on September 26, 2011:
    "I just atteneded and it's wonderful!! Lots of miralsol local green chile roasted and ready for you take home and lot and lots of good food ! Here is a little write up about it..thanks :) Loaf 'N Jug Chile & Frijoles Festival Pueblo will celebrate the harvest of the Mira Sol Chile at the 17th Annual Loaf 'N Jug Chile & Frijoles Festival, September 23-25, 2011. The Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce created the festival as a fun fall event designed to promote the area's agriculture, especially its home-grown chilies and pinto beans, as well as to display the works of many talented artisans and craftsmen. In the past years, the festival has grown from a few thousand people to over 100,000. The festival will take place in downtown Pueblo, on Union Avenue between 1st and "B" Streets. Festival hours are Friday, 3 pm to 11 pm; Saturday, 10 am to 11 pm; Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm. The festival is $2 per person, children under 12 are free. For the safety of your pets, NO animals please! "
  • Olathe Sweet Corn Festival - a weekend in August
    420 Horton Avenue, Olathe, CO. Phone: 970-323-6006. Alternate phone: 866-363 CORN. Email:
  • Pine Grove Rhubarb Festival - Saturday in June
    North Fork Fire Station, 16675 Highway 126, Pine Grove, Colorado. After the parade there will be lots of family fun with carnival activities for the kids, live music from local bands and shopping for the beautiful arts & crafts of local artists. Past winning recipes and long time traditional favorites are published in the Rhubarb Cookbooks that will be for sale.


  • Glennville Sweet Onion Festival - May
    State Farmers Market, Glennville, GA. Glennville's biggest annual event, the Glennville Sweet Onion Festival, has hosted over 34 years of events, and sunny skies have shone upon every one. The festive day on the second Saturday of each May celebrates the harvesting of the famous Vidalia sweet onion crop. The day begins with a sweet onion run and walk and a downtown parade. Then on to the State Farmers' Market on Highway 301 South for an array of arts and crafts, delightful entertainment, children's rides and games, delectable food (that includes fried sweet onion rings and blooming onions). The event draws over 6,000 people each year. Festival Gates Open 9 am to 6 pm, $5.00 adults $3.00 children, Children under 2 FREE!, Military / Individuals FREE with military ID..
    9:45am - Parade, 2 pm - World Championship Turtle Race
  • Vidalia Onion Festival - Late April (over 30 years)
    Vidalia, GA. Phone: (912) 538-8687. The festival lasts an entire weekend and normally kicks off with the opening ceremonies on Thursday night, featuring a themed children's parade and several special performances. Friday brings a fun-filled street dance, where you can eat to your heart's content. On Saturday and Sunday enjoy the arts and crafts festival or attend the air show, for a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse of the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Blue Angels or the Canadian Snowbirds Demonstration Team! Don't forget to catch the Vidalia Sweet Onion cook-off and our Georgia folk-life play, "Tales from the Altamaha".


  • Maui Onion Festival - First Weekend in May
    Kaanapli, HI. Phone: (808) 875-0457. Sweet onions served many ways, from onion rings to onion pizza, gumbo and onions smothered on chicken, goat cheese, etc. They have an onion recipe contest, an onion eating contest and a parade. For information, contact Whalers Village at 808-661-4567 or email Media contact: Charlene Kauhane of Kauhane Communications, Inc. at or call 808-243-2290.



  • Aledo Rhubarb Festival - a Friday and Saturday, in June
    Aledo, IL. This unique festival, which is celebrating our 20th year, will feature more than 3,000 homemade Rhubarb Pies for sale, Rhubarb Sampling, 12,000 free Rhubarb seeds given away, crafts, music, entertainment and more all set in our historic downtown. We're so serious about our Rhubarb that Governor Pat Quinn officially named Aledo the Rhubarb Capital of Illinois!



  • Kentucky Bourbon Festival Inc - OK, it isn't fruit or vegetable, but it could make a really fun break from all that healthy eating!
    107 East Stephen Foster Avenue, Bardstown, KY 40004. Phone: (502) 348-3623. Held annually in September. Features history, events, tours, photos, shopping and brochure request. The Kentucky Bourbon Festival gives you 6 full days of smooth Bourbon, delicious food, and great entertainment, with a healthy dose of Kentucky hospitality thrown in for good measure. From black tie galas to historical tours, there is something for all ages and interests. It's a wonderful six-day event full of activities for the whole family.


  • Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival - Early December on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday
    Fort Jackson in Buras, Louisiana 70037. Phone: 504-405-8535. Email: The Parish has the best Citrus in the Country! This year we are celebrating the 71st Anniversary of the Plaquemines Parish Fair & Orange Festival held annually the first full weekend of December.
  • Starks Mayhaw Festival - Saturday in May
    105 Hwy 109 North, Starks, Louisiana. Email: Our festival celebrates the best tasting jelly around. Be sure to stop by and buy some Mayhaw jelly. Our vendors also create numerous other berry jellies. The Little Mayhaw Festival pageant will be April 21, 2018 at Starks High School. The Jr. Miss and Miss Mayhaw Pageant will be at the Starks Mayhaw Festival Thursday typically in mid May. The entry fee for all divisions is $50. Payment must accompany entry form. Payment should be in the form of a check or money order, made payable to Starks Business and Civic Association. Credit/Debit card is accepted for an extra fee. Arrangements must be made to pay with a credit/debit card by emailing Chel Pinder at To receive an entry form by email, send your request to or download here. For more information, contact Evelyn White at 743-6297.


  • Acushnet Apple-Peach Festival - Annually in early September (just after Labor Day)
    Acushnet, MA. Yard sales and farm stands line the main street of Acushnet. All leading to the center where the real action takes place. Freshly picked produce, homemade peach, apple, & custard, pies and pastries to market. Along with a variety of homemade foods to select from, including Chorizo Sandwiches.
  • Cranberry Harvest Celebration - a weekend in October
    Wareham, MA. Directions: The Cranberry Harvest Celebration is located at Tihonet Village in Wareham, just off Route 28 near I-495.


  • Oceana County National Asparagus Festival - The first Saturday in June through the following Sunday
    The Food Show is held at 109 Washington Street, Hart, MI 49420. Phone: (231)861-8110. Come sample and vote for your favorite asparagus dishes. The Arts & Crafts Fair is at 100 S. State Street, Hart, MI 49420 with Tour and shop homemade goods from crafters all over the state. Oceana County, known as "The Asparagus Capital of the Nation", is one of the leading areas for asparagus growth in the entire country! We've been celebrating asparagus since 1974 and nobody does it better. We are the longest running asparagus festival in the country and this year marks our 45th festival! Come join us! TENTATIVE Schedule of Events (Events are subject to change pending Volunteers): be sure to follow us on Facebook for the latest and most up to date information! Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
  • The National Cherry Festival - first week in July 1. Traverse City, MI. Events calendar.
    Celebrating 80 years with parades, competitive events, fun events, children's events, food, arts and crafts, car and truck show, and air show and new events including a feast of cherries and local wines and a world record attempt to host the world's largest cherry pancake breakfast.


  • Hopkins Raspberry Festival Association - Mid July
    175 Jackson Ave North, Suite 417, Hopkins, MN 55343. Phone: 952-931-0878. Email: Directions: Mainstreet between 6th & 12th Ave. The entire community of Hopkins turns out on Mainstreet for Family Day to enjoy food, music and dozens of vendors displaying their crafts. There are family oriented activities available in Central Park. Events like lots of foods, Inflatable Rides, music, bands, Pony Rides, sporting events, Face Painting, Balloon Animals, Lip Sync Contest, Fireworks Central Park at night.
  • Rhubarb Festival - June
    Sylvan Park, Lanesboro, Minnesota. You will be able to taste such delicious rhubarb delights as pies, crisps, cakes, soups, chutneys, chili, jams, ketchup, leathers, drinks and more. You will be the judge of the best of everything rhubarb. After tasting your favorites, you vote. The winners of these Peoples Choice Awards will win great prizes! The Rhubarb Olympics for kids and adults will feature such wonders as the Rhubarb Stalk Throw and Green Eggs and Rhubarb. The KTTC Morning News Team of Jess Abrahamson and Ted Schmidt will open the event at 10 am. and toss out the first stalk at 10:30 am There will be a Rhubarb Rant Speakers Corner for those who want to pontificate on rhubarb. Music will be heard everywhere.


  • Mississippi Pecan Festival - September
    Richton, MS 39476. Phone: 601-964-8201. Email: Admission $8.00, Children 4 & under free. Enjoy some of the South's finest foods. Shop at over 250 booths from all over the region. Sit and enjoy the most exciting stage in Mississippi. Listen to Bluegrass and Gospel music in the shade of huge pecan trees. Enjoy all the events that have made the MS Pecan Festival the favorite among families.


  • Huckleberry Festival - the weekend which starts with the second Friday of August.
    Trout Creek, MT 59874. Phone: (406) 827-5077. Email: People flock to taste and purchase the berries, sold on the park grounds to benefit the festival. Food vendors feature the tasty "purple gold" in huckleberry ice cream cones, "huckleberry pizza," on cheesecake, in drinks, and on Polish dogs. There are Saturday and Sunday morning huckleberry pancake breakfasts. In addition, more than 100 arts and crafts vendors display and sell their wares at Trout Creek Community Park. Scheduled events include entertainment on stage throughout the weekend, a parade, 5K fun run, dancing under the stars, karaoke, dog agility demonstration, huckleberry homesteader pentathlon, food by community groups, a pageant, an auction, children's activities, horseshoe contest, and interfaith worship service. (See the schedule).
  • Montana State Chokecherry Festival - annually, on the first Saturday after Labor Day
    408 Northeast Main Street, Lewistown, MT 59457. Phone: 535-5436. Email: The Chokecherry, a small, maroon-colored fruit with a puckery taste that grows wild in Montana, will reign supreme on the first Saturday after Labor Day. It's a time of wholesome fun for everyone from tiny tykes to Grandpa. Attended by close to 3,000 people, the day starts with the Kiwanis Club serving an outdoor breakfast at Main Street and Second Avenue. On the menu is pancakes, served with -- what - else -- Chokecherry Syrup. From a Chokecherry pit-spitting contest to art & craft booths (over 160 in 2007), a 5k and 1 mile run/walk. Chokecherry culinary contest, children activities, free entertainment, the day is literally packed with fun things to do. Also included is a classic car show. Comments from a visitor on September 24, 2008: "You should check out the Chokecherry Festival in Lewistown Montana! It is amazing!! Parade, food venders, crafts, and a ton of natural products all made from the local Chokecherries there! They have a chokecherry spitting contest with the winner being crowned King of the Festival! There is musical Entertainment also! It precedes by one day the Utica Montana What the Hay day! Where local ranchers compete for prizes with hay bale creations for miles in the fields while the public can get a ballot and vote while driving through the area and stopping at yet another craft bazarre in Utica! they are both simply amazing. "
  • Whoop-Up Trail Days and Rhubarb Festival - June
    7 Sixth Avenue SW, Conrad, MT 59425. Phone: 4406-271-7791. Email: Directions:: Whoop-Up Days will be located in Conrad off I-15. Parade on Main street, rodeo, etc at rodeo grounds - follow signs. 3 miles NE of town. Activities begin Friday evening with a children's carnival and a Rodeo Calcutta. Saturday morning the Conrad Lions Club offer a free pancake breakfast. To work off those pancakes you can participate in the Pondera Medical Center Fun Run. Conrad's youth warm up Main Street with a parade of their own, followed by the general parade. The Whoop-Up Rodeo will begin at 1 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Come help Conrad celebrate a tradition! The newly added Rhubarb Festival (formerly the Ulm Rhubarb Festival) will be held during Whoop-Up Trail Days. Rhubarb pies, cinnamon rolls, jellies, cookies, bars and even ice cream will be available for sale on Main Street throughout the day. Prizes given for the best rhubarb pie and biggest rhubarb leaf contest.


  • Fallon Canteloupe Festival - Thursday, August 23 through Sunday typically in late August
    Churchill County Fairground, Fallon, NV 89407. Phone: 775-722-3266. Email: We will have a carnival at the Cantaloupe Festival & Country Fair again! Bringing 14 rides and midway games, the carnival is sure to add great excitement for 2018. Look for pre-sale tickets on sale in May to receive big discounts! Agriculture at the Festival. The Fallon Cantaloupe Festival & Country Fair is dedicated to our mission of providing a prime opportunity for all ages to learn about agriculture in Nevada. Some of our booths that aim to educate include the Churchill County FFA, 4-H, High Desert Youth Grange, Churchill County Farm Bureau and more! Day Passes: $8, Children 3-10: $2. Concert Admission Included. Weekend Passes: $12, Children 3-10: $3. FREE Parking ~ ATMs on site.
  • Pomegranate Festival - November
    Clark County Fairgrounds, Logandale, NV. Enjoy pomegranate inspired dishes at restaurants throughout Madera, take part in the Run For Your Life 5K at Home Grown Cellars pomegranate farm, see pomegranate themed works of art from the Madera County Arts Council or enjoy the party at the Pomegranate Festival on Saturday, November 5. The entire city will be celebrating the pomegranate, all that's missing is you. Download the Event Schedule Here. Follow our Event Schedule on Facebook Here

New Hampshire

Rockingham County

  • Hampton Beach Seafood Festival - Seafood festival
    Center Beach, Ocean Boulevard, Hampton, NH 03842. Phone: 603-926-8718. Email: Open: Friday September 11 to Sunday typically in mid September, see this page for the schedule. Directions: Take I95 to Exit 2 in Hampton, Bear Left after Hampton Toll Booth onto 101 East towards Hampton, Take the first Exit, Exit 13 to Rte. 27 East, Follow the signs to any of the 13 FREE Park and FREE Shuttle Parking lots. Payment: Cash, only. This is the 26th annual seafood festival.(ADDED: August 31, 2015)

New Jersey

  • The Cranberry Festival - a weekend in October, 9am to 4pm
    Chattsworth, NJ. New Jersey's cranberry harvest is the 3rd largest in the United States, and this festival celebrates that along with the Pine Barrens & Local Culture. The main attraction is the diverse showing of many artists & craftsmen, some of which will also be demonstrating their crafts as well as displaying them for sale. Admission to the festival is FREE. A donation of $5.00 will be accepted if you use our highly recommended parking area at the school located off of Second Street. (ADDED: May 19, 2012X)
  • West Cape May Lima Bean Festival - Saturday, October (Raindate: the next day)
    West Cape May, NJ. The lowly legume takes center stage beginning at 9 Am and delights locals and visitors alike with her vast array of recipes, crafts, and products available. Call Lauren Vitelli at 609-884-1005. Ext 3 for more information.

New Mexico

  • The Hatch Chile Festival - early September
    Hatch, New Mexico. Labor Day weekend heralds the annual Hatch Chile Festival, a two-day celebration of our world-famous crop. The festival attracts over 30,000 visitors from all over the United States, including such notables as the Food Network and the BBC. Festival goers can sample famed chile recipes, watch the crowning of the chile festival queen, or toss a horseshoe in celebration of our most famous crop. The event also features chile ristra contests, artisan and food booths, and a carnival. Visit our 2010 Events page.

New York

  • New York City Central Park Frickin' Fruitluck - Every year in mid August; in 2013: August 28, 2013 from 11am to 4pm
    Sheeps Meadow, Central Park, New York, NY. Open: August 28, 2013 from 11am to 4pm. Directions: Meet on the rocks by the Volleyball Court Street.
    A visitor writes on August 19, 2013:
    "This Fruitluck is a amazing way for everyone to come together in community, giving anyone and everyone a chance to enjoy time space sweetness and good conversation with some of the Pioneers and Fresh from the Woodstock Fruit Festival! There Will be a Free Kendalini Yoga Class at 11:11am and the Fruitluck will follow at 12:12pm going until you want to leave! Come enjoy and make The Third Anual NYC Frickin' Fruitluck the Biggest One YET!! Help Me Shout it out!! Invite your friends, family, acquaintances, on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, pintrest, message boards, share through Blog Posts, With Fog Horns and Message Boards!! Tell people you dont know, just grab em and say.. "Hey are you going to the NYC Frickin' Fruitluck on Wednesday the 28th? You Should!" This is a BYOB (Bring Your Own Banana's/Fruit) event, but who knows there may be some Treats from Woodstock!! It is a Durian Encouraged Event too BTW.... there is a bunch in China Town NYC... No Need to Make a dish or bring Cutlery or Plates, Just your Favorite Whole Fresh Ripe Raw Fruits and Veggies and hungry hands!!
  • Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival - every year on the 2nd Saturday in September, (September 14, 2013 at 10 am to 5 pm)
    The Mustard Seed, 410 Canal Place, Little Falls, NY 13365. Phone: 315-823-0718. Email: Donation Admission of $3 per person, $10 per family or group. Event schedule:
    10am- Noon The Dharma Bums perform on the main stage
    12-1pm Monkey and the Crowbar acoustic wandering minstrels
    2-5pm Annie and the Hedonists perform on the main stage
    11-1pm Garlic Queen Pageant
    Moss Island Tours at 11am and 1pm
    Demos, lectures throughout the day. Eat, Stink and Be Merry!
  • Woodstock Fruit Festival - Every year in mid August; in 2013: August 18 to 25th, 2013
    Camp Walden, 429 Trout Lake Road, Diamond Point, NY 12824. Open: August 18, 2013 to August 25, 2013. Directions: Meet on the rocks by the Volleyball Court Street. See our Facebook page
    A visitor writes on August 19, 2013:
    "IF you dont know about The Woodstock Fruit Festival your really should, It is going on August 18th to 25th and will be jam Packed with the movers and shakers of the Raw food Moment plus over 500 Health enthusiasts!! Sign up today at TheWoodstockFruitFestival Tons of the Pioneers and Attendees from the Festival will be there to Enjoy a sweet afternoon with sweet peeps, see our Facebook page See our Facebook page Excited to see you at WFF and at the Frickin' Fruitluck!!!
  • Silver Creek Festival of Grapes - the 3rd weekend in September every year
    Central Avenue, Silver Creek, NY 14136. Phone: 716-934-9522. Alternate phone: 716-934-7334. Directions: From NYS Interstate 90, exit 58, proceed west on Routes 5 & 20 to the Village of Silver Creek. The Festival of Grapes features a ride midway, food vendors, wine tent, children's and adult events, live music, arts & crafts fair, grape stomping and a grand parade that begins on Sunday at 1 p.m. in downtown Silver Creek. This year all during the Festival of Grapes all of the stores on Central Avenue at the foot of the hill will be offering "Grape Deals" with "Bunches of Bargains". Visit all the participating stores, get your grape bunch stamped and enter to win $50 cash. For information contact the Chamber of Commerce President, Sue Briggs.
  • Garlic Fest - September
    Cuba, NY. They advertise it as "A stinking good time!" (Or they used to any way....) Plans are under way for the Sixth Annual Cuba Garlic Festival! Thank you to everyone who helped to make last year's Festival another great success. We hope that you all will plan to join us this year. Please check back as our 2010 website develops, plus be sure to visit the 2009 Festival website. Vendors and Sponsors forms are available at the links below. 2009 Garlic Festival Site

North Carolina

  • Ayden Collard Festival - a weekend in September, September 10, 2021 and September 11, 2021
    Ayden, NC. Phone: 252-531-3313 or 252-746-2266. Email: We are the "Official Collard Festival of the State of North Carolina" It all started in the spring of 1975 and now over 40 years old. Featuring a Collard Eating Contest, Parade, Pageant, Entertainment, Vendors, Rides & Attractions. Typical schedule is (subject to change):
    Friday, $20 Wristband Night
    5 pm - Rides and Vendors OPEN!!
    6:30pm - Kids Activities at the Stage 8 pm - Fantasy Band
    9 am - Arts & Crafts & Vendors OPEN!
    10 am - ACF Parade Starts
    11 am - Rides and Vendors OPEN!!
    12:00p - 2 pm - Purples the Clown @ the Stage
    2 pm - Collard Eating Contest
    6 pm - Live Music, Events for Kids, and So much More!
    Indoor Art Show
    No Pets allowed at the Festival. Only Service Animals!
  • North Carolina Sweet Potato Festival - a weekend in October
    Greene County Recreation Complex 342 Hwy 13 South Snow Hill, NC 28580.


  • The Geneva Grape Jamboree - each year on the last weekend in September (in 2013; September 28 & 29, 2013)
    the intersection of route 534 and route 20, Geneve, OH. The 50th Grape Jamboree celebrates the harvesting of the local grapes. Visitors may taste freshly squeezed grape juice, wine, and various other grape products. All grand-stand entertainment, including the grape stomping contest, is free. Miss Grapette is featured in the two giant parades each afternoon: Saturday at 1:30 pm. and Sunday at 2 pm Rides, crafts, food, and other concessions pack the downtown streets during this grape filled weekend. The Grape Grape Jamboree is held on the last weekend each year inPicture September. Geneva is located one mile north of Route 90 at the intersection of routes 20 and 534. Approximately 1500 acres of grapes are grown in the Geneva, Ohio area. Most of the grapes are processed into juices, concentrates or wine. Activities: ART SHOW, CONCESSIONS, GRAPE STOMPING, MERCHANT CONTEST, RIDES, TRACTOR PULL, BABY CONTEST, CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT, GRAPE JAMBOREE RAFFLE, PARADE, RUN FOR THE GRAPES, VISITING QUEEN'S BRUNCH, WINE TASTING, CAR SHOW, CRAFT & VENDOR SHOW, GREAT GRAPE BAKE-OFF, PIE EATING CONTEST, SOFTBALL, TOURNAMENT. One event at the festival deserves special attention: the ever-popular Cornhole Tournament, which is a Double elimination bracket style competition, You may not have known that Ohioans gaurd their cornholes very carefully, and the tournament will be played in accordance with ACA rules (American Cornhole Association)! Each game is best of 3, play to 21. (7 point mercy rule is in effect.) Held Sunday, September 29, 2013 (begins promptly at 10am with a break for the parade and will resume at 3:30pm.). on West Main in front of Geneva Community Center. Teams must contain 2 players. The tournament will be limited to 64 teams (first 64 paid entries accepted). Any member younger than the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian as his or her partner.
  • Haus Apple Orchards and Cider Mill - The Haus Annual KrautFest is November
    6742 W Calla Road, Canfield, OH 44406. Phone: 330-533-5305. Bring the whole family to our annual Haus Kraut Feast! Join the fun with delicious food featuring our own homemade sauerkraut, entertainment, contests, dancing, and the best Polka music around. They also have a cider mill, restrooms, picnic area and U-pick raspberries in late June and July; Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday from 12 pm to 5 pm farm open from May 1 to February; See their website for for updates to hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only..
    Comments from a visitor on August 11, 2010: "Best apple cider i have ever tasted, nectar of the gods. family owned and operated since i can remember and im 44 yrs old"
  • sauerkraut Festival&">Ohio sauerkraut Festival - The Ohio sauerkraut Festival is always held the second full weekend of October.
    10B North Main St., Waynesville, Ohio 45068. Phone: (513) 897-8855. Open: October 11th 9 am to 8 pm and October 12th 9 am to 6 pm. The Ohio sauerkraut Festival has grown from a small local event in 1970 to one of the premier craft festivals in the nation. We jury our 450+ vendors to ensure that all items are handcrafted, and select items based on quality and variety. Our unique food offerings range from sauerkraut pizza to fudge. Visitors return year after year to sample their favorites, making the Ohio sauerkraut Festival a favorite Midwest destination. Shuttle bus parking is provided by the Athletic Boosters at Wayne Local High School on Dayton Road. Follow shuttle parking signs. Private parking is available at various locations surrounding the festival, but is not operated by, sanctioned, or recommended by the Waynesville Area Chamber of Commerce of the Ohio Sauerkraut Festival. Parking at these locations is at your own risk. Due to safety concerns for both your pet and festival visitors, bringing any animal to the festival is not permitted. However, service animals are allowed. The Festival will be held rain or shine.



  • Yamhill Lavender Festival - Fresh cut lavender is available for sale along with hundreds of lavender products., restrooms, concessions or refreshment stand, picnic area, farm animals, school tours
    Beulah Park, Off Hwy 47 and 3rd St., Yamhill, OR 97148. Phone: 503-887-3334. Email: Open: July 9th 10am to 8pm and July 10th 10am to 5pm. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only. Our festival has only juried Artisans, Artists and Vendors. We promote local business and organizations and our event is a fundraiser for a local 501(c)3. The Yamhill Lavender Festival entices you with live music, extraordinary art, exceptional handmade crafts, live plants, and lavender in myriad forms. We are accepting canned food donations. Home of the Oregon Lavender Plein Air Art Show and Sale, the Yamhill Lavender Festival offers paintings created by artists from around the Northwest who paint the blooming lavender fields for two weeks prior to the Festival. Admission is free.


  • Lancaster County Rhubarb Festival - a wekend in May
    Intercourse, Pa. Rhubarb is the harbinger of spring in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, and every year Kitchen Kettle Village pays tribute with a two-day food festival filled with delicious and sometimes zany events. There are plenty of activities for young and old, families and couples alike. See the fastest rhubarb cars in the world's only rhubarb race-car derby. Savor the tastiest homemade rhubarb desserts at our Best Rhubarb Dessert baking contest. Dance down Pepper Lane to our Rhubarb Stroll (mini parade) featuring costumed characters, musicians, pink ladies and more. Or try your hand in our Rhubarb Whoopie Pie Filling Contest. Lot's of homemade rhubarb foods ; rhubarb dips, sauces, pies & delectable drinks.
  • Pennsylvania Sweetpotato Festival at The Wellness Farm - a Saturday, in September from 10 A.M. until 6 P.M. Rain or Shine
    19310 Dutton Road, Stewartstown, PA 17363. Phone: (717) 993-3081. Email:
    Comments from a visitor on July 02, 2011: "The PA Sweetpotato Festival is in its 11th year. The festival is the last Saturday in September every year. In 2011 it will be held on September 24th. The Festival celebrates the nutritious, delicious Sweetpotato with more than a dozen foods made from sweet potatoes including: chocolate SP pie, ice cream soup, fries, SP punch, baked SP with toppings and SP pancakes. Dig your own sweet potatoes; 12 different varieties. Music, entertainment, prize drawing; free admission. The festival is located West of Stewartstown, PA at 19310 Dutton Road, zip code 17363."

South Carolina

  • South Carolina Sweet Potato Festival -
    Public Square Downtown, Darlington, SC 29532. Phone: 843-393-3526. Attractions include games for the children, crafts, music, live entertainment, a car show and plenty of food, including sweet potato pie! Sponsored by the Pilot Club of Darlington. Admission is free. Held the second Saturday in October each year on the Public Square in downtown Darlington.
  • Midland Valley Sweet Potato Festival -
    Jacksonville Community Commission, P.O. Box 301, Langley, SC. 29834. Phone: (803) 593-9260. Email:


  • Black Island Farms Harvest Festival - carrots, pumpkins, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg, produce for sale, parking provide free, snacks and refreshment stand, musical entertainment, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, farm animals, events at your location (call for info)
    3178 S. 3000 W., Syracuse, UT 84075. Phone: 801 5407932. Fax: 801 5407932. Email: Directions: Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: mid-September to November 1, Monday to Thursday, 4pm to 10pm Friday 4pm to midnight Saturday 10am to midnight Sunday 1pm to 5pm. Payment: Cash, Check. Cabbage, squash, gourds, onions.
  • Payson Golden Onion Days - September
    Payson, UT. Helicopter rides, a parade, talent contents, law mower races, an dloads of onion dishes!
  • Woodland Chokecherry Festival - late September
    Church Farm, Bench Creek Rd, Woodland, UT. Phone: 435-513-4607. The festival celebrates the rich heritage of the community, with the name derived from the Chokecherry bushes that abundantly grow on the benches and hillsides. The celebration began in 2008 when a group of Woodland resident decided that a community celebration was needed. The festival will be held at the Church Farm on Bench Creek Rd, just past the Woodland Church. 10 am: Boutique - Booths of all kinds. Plenty of Chokecherry Jelly! Runs All Day.
    10 am: Kids Fun - Bounce House, Pumpkin Patch, Face Painting, Train Ride. All Day.
    10 am: Petting Zoo - All Day
    10 am: Historic Wagon Ride. Hear some interesting historical tales of the settlement of Woodland while lazily riding on a wagon on a beautiful, fall ride. All Day.
    10 am: Food Court. Delicious hot dogs, nachos, scones, popcorn, cotton candy and more! All Day.
    4:30 - 6 Pm - Dinner Show. Adults $10. Children $4. A delicious slow roasted pork loin bathed in your choice of apple/onion sauce or tangy chokecherry pork sauce, potatoes, zucchini, salad, veggies, relishes, dessert and bubbling, delicious homemade rootbeer.
    The dinner show features local talented singers, musicians and actors portraying life in Woodland in the "old days!" Contact Billie Sue McNeil @ 435-513-4607.


  • Suffolk Peanut Festival - a weekend in October
    Suffolk Executive Airport, 1410 Airport Road, Suffolk, Virginia 23434. Phone: 757-539-6751. Fax: 757-539-6762. Email: Suffolk Peanut Fest offers concerts, amusement rides, contests and competitions, a demolition derby, a truck and tractor pull, motorcycle rally, fireworks and much more. Combine all of these great activities with local and national entertainment and you have a weekend full of good times!
  • 38th Annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival - Friday, July 27
    Berry Hill Resort, South Boston, Virginia. Featuring delicious Halifax County Cantaloupes! All Inclusive Ticket ticket includes live entertainment, delicious food, ice cold beverages, and FUN. Live Entertainment: Beach, soul, blues and rock music will have you tapping your toes and dancing in the grass. Historic Berry Hill Resort is the backdrop for an evening of fun, friends, and food.

Washington, D.C.

Washington State

  • Huckfest: Bingen Huckleberry Festival - September
    Daubenspeck Park, Bingen WA. Phone: 509-493-3607. Email: Family fun! Carnival, parade, food, talent show, entertainment, our famous bratwurst and micro brew fest. There will be a classic car show/display from 12:00 noon - 5 pm just south of the park on Saturday, September 11th. This show will be not be judged, but a good placed to show off your classic car or truck.
  • Northest Raspberry Festival - a weekend in July
    Downtown, Lynden, WA 98264. Phone: (360) 354-5995. Email:

West Virginia


  • Warrens Cranberry Festival, Inc - The festival takes place the last full weekend in September (Friday, Saturday and Sunday). Booths open at 7 a.m. each day and remain open until around 5 or 6 pm, depending on weather and the size of the crowds
    402 Pine Street, Warrens, WI 54666. Phone: 608-378-4200. Fax: 608-378-4250. Cranberry marsh tours take place Friday and Saturday of the festival. Ticket sales start at 7 a.m. each day, and tours run every 15 minutes from 8 am to 3 p.m. both days. Make sure to get your tickets early! The tours often sell out by noon, and tickets are only sold at the Municipal Building where the tour begins. There are no reservations taken in advance.


British Columbia


Nova Scotia


Britain (England, Scotland and Wales)

  • Wakefield Rhubarb Festival - February
    Wakefield, England. The Wakefield Festival of Food, Drink and Rhubarb is one of the first major events in the UK's foodie calendar.
    The event, organised by Wakefield Council, takes place in February every year. The festival celebrates the traditional links with rhubarb growing in Wakefield, while offering the finest and tastiest regional produce and showcasing the most talented local chefs. Wakefield's famous rhubarb has joined the hallowed ranks of Europe's protected foods. Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb has been elevated to the same status as Champagne and Parma Ham. The festival will include street entertainment, cookery demonstrations, walks, tours, a Deliciously Yorkshire market and visits to the rhubarb growers. The final programme is still under wraps but the festival will be bigger and better than ever with new features to appeal to all the family.



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