Strawberry-Inspired Festivals & Special Events

by Dulles Moms | April 29, 2018 9:10 am


Strawberries make May and June not only yummy, but fun too — check out all the strawberry-inspired festivals and special events coming up!

Love these summer berries? Check out our guide to Strawberry Picking in the DMV[1]!


May 12, 2018
Somerset Strawberry Festival[2] | Marion Station, MD

Montgomery County will be the sweetest place to be on May 12, 2018! Head on out to Maryland as they host the Somerset Strawberry Festival, which boasts bounce houses, face painting, live music, and dance performances! Plus, kids will love the pony rides and all the strawberry shortcake they can handle!

  Learn more[3]

May 12-20, 2018
West Virginia Strawberry Festival[4] | Buckhannon, WV

What started as a one-day event to honor local strawberry growers has now grown into a full week of strawberry-fueled fun! From May 12-20, 2018, enjoy a ton of family-friendly activities such as the Horse & Carriage Parade, quilt, photography, and car shows, a band competition, and block parties on Friday and Saturday night! And did we mention, there’s a carnival going on all week long, too? Whew, what a way to kick off the summer!

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May 19-20, 2018
Hanover Vegetable Farm’s Strawberry & Wine Festival[6] | Ashland, VA

Held at Hanover Vegetable Farm, this family-friendly festival will have tons of food, wine, and lots of fun activities! Kids will love the pony rides, face painting, balloon twisting, and so much more. Parents can enjoy beer, wine, and samplings from local vineyards, along with plenty of the live entertainment and vendors for some local, unique shopping.

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May 20, 2018
Oatlands Strawberry Festival[8] | Leesburg, VA

On May 20, 2018, the annual Oatlands Strawberry Festival, hosted at the Oatlands Historic House & Gardens, will provide a beautiful backdrop for a day of family fun! Admission includes self-guided tours of the mansion and gardens, hayrides, and parking. The littlest of festival-goers will enjoy crafts, games, and more.

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May 26-27, 2018
Delaplane Strawberry Festival[10] | Delaplane, VA

Grab the kids and head to Sky Meadow State Park for some good old-fashioned family fun! Enjoy a day full of activities including hayrides, entertainment, games, crafts, hiking, and much more! Bring your lunch if you like, or dine on festival fare, like hot dogs and funnel cakes, and yummy strawberry sundaes!

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May 26-27 & June 2-3, 2018
Strawberry Jubilee at Great Country Farms[12] | Bluemont, VA

You don’t get to be the longest-running strawberry festival in Loudoun County without having a few tricks up your sleeve. In addition to live music, wagon rides, family games, and a pie eating contest, Great Country Farms’ festival also boasts an adorable Diaper Derby for new crawlers!

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June 2-3, 2018
Sandy Spring Museum’s Annual Strawberry Festival[14] | Sandy Spring, MD

With more than 6,000 attendees each year, this strawberry festival has grown into a 2-day event! Find something for everyone, including moon bounces, pony rides, food trucks, and even a Beer Garden for the grown-ups! But what sets this strawberry festival apart is its inclusion of the arts, featuring a Craft Village, where festival goers can support local artists and crafters. You can even catch live performances on one of their community stages!

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Disclaimer/Terms[16]: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this DullesMoms.com post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.

Endnotes:
  1. Strawberry Picking in the DMV: http://dullesmoms.com/strawberry-picking/
  2. Somerset Strawberry Festival: http://www.somersetmdstrawberryfestival.com/
  3.   Learn more: http://www.somersetmdstrawberryfestival.com/
  4. West Virginia Strawberry Festival: http://www.wvstrawberryfestival.com/
  5.   Learn more: http://www.wvstrawberryfestival.com/
  6. Hanover Vegetable Farm’s Strawberry & Wine Festival: https://www.hanovervegetablefarm.com/strawberry-and-wine-festival/
  7.   Learn more: https://www.hanovervegetablefarm.com/strawberry-and-wine-festival/
  8. Oatlands Strawberry Festival: https://www.oatlands.org/oatlands-events/
  9.   Learn more: https://www.oatlands.org/oatlands-events/
  10. Delaplane Strawberry Festival: http://emmanuel-delaplane.org/Delaplane-Strawberry-Festival/
  11.   Learn more: http://emmanuel-delaplane.org/Delaplane-Strawberry-Festival/
  12. Strawberry Jubilee at Great Country Farms: http://greatcountryfarms.com/festivals-events/strawberry-jubilee/
  13.   Learn more: http://greatcountryfarms.com/festivals-events/strawberry-jubilee/
  14. Sandy Spring Museum’s Annual Strawberry Festival: https://www.sandyspringmuseum.org/strawberry-festival/
  15.   Learn more: https://www.sandyspringmuseum.org/strawberry-festival/
  16. Terms: http://dullesmoms.com/terms-conditions/

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