Strawberry Festivals In Massachusetts
Oh heck yeah, do we love strawberry season! The next two weekends are prime time for getting your seasonal strawberry fill, so be sure to check out these 13 upcoming strawberry festivals in Massachusetts. The list is grouped by weekend and then alphabetically by town. Also, for more strawberry goodness, check out this roundup of tasty strawberry recipes and these 7 fun facts about strawberries (inspire some trivia conversation around the dinner table!). Also, I need to remind Laurel to make me another round of these chocolate-coconut strawberry shortcakes!
Weekend of June 16-17
1. C.N Smith Farm, East Bridgewater
Pick Your Own Strawberries at C.N. Smith Farm’s Strawberry Festival in East Bridgewater.
2. Marini Farm, Ipswich
Enjoy a full day of family fun and outdoor activities at Marini Farm’s Strawberry Festival in Ipswich. The festivities include an inflatable park, games, and of course, juicy strawberry shortcake.
3. Drumlin Farm, Lincoln
Join Strawberry Picking Day at Drumlin Farm in Lincoln for fun activities and events celebrating the strawberry harvest. Dig in the dirt with farm staff, meet some berry-loving animals, and pick strawberries to take home.
4. Lanni Orchards, Lunenburg
It’s the first weekend of hayrides, games, crafts, live entertainment, strawberry shortcake, chocolate dipped strawberries, and, of course, PYO strawberries at Lanni Orchards Strawberry Festival in Lunenburg.
5. Smolak Farms, North Andover
Smolak Farms in North Andover hosts its annual Strawberry Festival. This year’s lineup of fun kids’ activities includes a bouncy house, super slide, cow train, face painting, hayrides, animals, and the chance to plant a strawberries. They’ll also offer a plethora of strawberry treats - from sundaes, frappes, and sorbets, to pies, biscuits, and even strawberry glazed doughnuts. And of course, the pick-your-own field will be open.
Feast on strawberry shortcake, shop from local artisans, and kick back to enjoy live entertainment during Westford’s Annual Strawberry ‘N Arts Festival.
Weekend of June 23-24
7. Aptucxet Museum, Bourne
The Bourne Aptucxet Museum’s Annual Strawberry Festival features strawberry shortcakes made with homemade biscuits and freshly whipped cream plus an antique model car show.
The Braintree Farmers’ Market Strawberry Festival offers strawberries galore, delicious strawberry shortcakes, and innovative strawberry offerings from market vendors.
9. Verrill Farm, Concord
Concord’s Verrill Farm offers its annual Strawberry Festival with cookie decorating, PYO strawberries, delicious strawberry shortcake, strawberry ice cream,, pony rides, a strawberry dessert contest, and live folk music.
10. Connors Farm, Danvers
Rock out with the Boston Rockabilly Band and try the jumping pillow, hayrides, pony rides, cow train, duck races, or pedal carts at Connors Farm’s Strawberry Festival in Danvers. Plus, chow down on BBQ, strawberry shortcake, and chocolate dipped strawberries, then take home lots of strawberries from the PYO field.
11. Russell Orchards, Ipswich
The Russell Orchards Strawberry Festival in Ipswich celebrates its sweet harvest in true farm fashion with hayrides, pony rides, strawberry picking, live folk music, face painting, and real homemade strawberry shortcake. Watch cooking demonstrations and sample tons of tasty treats, including strawberry wine sangria and other fruit wines.
12. Wilson Farm, Lexington
Celebrate the start of summer with fun games and activities at the Wilson Farm Strawberry Festival in Lexington. Partake in face painting, temporary tattoos, a strawberry-chocolate dipping station, strawberry-based samples, and a shortcake eating contest.
13. Lanni Orchards, Lunenburg
It’s the final weekend of hayrides, games, crafts, live entertainment, strawberry shortcake, chocolate dipped strawberries, and, of course, PYO strawberries at Lanni Orchards Strawberry Festival in Lunenburg.