Australia Strawberry Festivals in 2022

Update for 2022:

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 Feedback form.

Looking for a strawberry festival in Australia in 2022? (just scroll down the page)There is no other listing as complete and current as this list, just updated! All the strawberry festivals in Australia 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. 

Always click on the links to the festival to confirm this year's dates; with COVID and weather, things may change at the last minute. 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!

2022 Australia Strawberry Festivals - Where, When and More Details!

Australia

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

  • Bacchus Marsh Strawberry & Cherry Festival - Usually held in mid-November,
    197 Main St, Bacchus Marsh VIC 3340. This free event is a celebration of the opening of the Strawberry and Cherry season in Bacchus Marsh Bacchus Marsh Strawberry and Cherry Festival facebook page. .
    Friday: 5pm - 11pm: Village Green - Food trucks, Music + Carnival Rides (2 for 1 special Friday only!!)
    Saturday:
    Fruit Picking on the Avenue of Honour - till ~2pm. 9am - 5pm
    Street Festival: Main street and Graham filled with stalls + opportunity to grab picked Cherries + Strawberries (till 5pm)
    Live Music on 2 stages
    Kids Activities (e.g. Face painting & Animal Farm)
    Live dance group (+ workshop)
    Foodtrucks
    Makers market
    Check out what's happening inside RSL too!
    9am-11pm
    Carnival Rides (till 11pm)
    Food Trucks
    Live Music
    ~ 9pm Fireworks (locals please ensure to have your dogs/horses secured)
    - 9am - 4pm:
    Carnival Rides
    Street Festival on Main and Graham street with stalls
    Makers market: Public Hall
    Check out what's happening inside RSL too!
    Kids Activities
    Food Trucks
    Live Music on two stages
    It is truly a fabulous family weekend!
    (UPDATED: June 08, 2022)
  • Redfest Strawberry Festival - usually held in early September
    Cleveland, QLD, Australia 4163. Phone: +61 7 3286 4858. Email: [email protected].
    Redland Spring Festival is an annual music and cultural festival held in September in Cleveland, just 25 minutes east of Brisbane on beautiful Moreton Bay. It is Redland City's premier event and boasts musicians and artists from across the globe. Redfest Strawberry Festival 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.

  • We will be adding these as we find them;  Please write me, if you know of any to add!

Related Strawberry Information: Freezing, making Jam, Canning, Pies, Recipes and More

Also, see our pages on easy illustrated strawberry directions:

For other fruit and vegetable festivals, see this page!

 


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