Ohio strawberry season is almost here. Time to get out and enjoy a local festival or pick-your-own at an area farm. Such a “sweet and juicy” way to begin summer!
Here is a list of upcoming “Strawberry Festivals” that are happening in Ohio:
ASHTABULA COUNTY (NE OH)
JEFFERSON DEPOT VILLAGE STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
DATE: June 15, 2019 11 – 5pm
Sun. June 16, 2019 12 – 5pm
LOCATION: 147 East Jefferson St., Jefferson, OH
CARROLL COUNTY (NE OH)
AUGUSTA TWP. VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT.
ANNUAL STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
DATE: June 7-8, 2019
LOCATION: The Park by the Elementary School
August, OH 44607
Parade. Tractor Pull. Bingo, Games, Good Food, Entertainment & Something for Everyone to enjoy!
For more information click here.
COLUMBIANA COUNTY (NE OH)
STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL/Winona Sesquicentennial Celebration
DATE: Sunday, June 23, 2019
TIME: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
LOCATION: WAHS grounds at the corner of Cameron Street and Winona Road, Winona, OH – Columbiana County
Winona’s Annual Strawberry Festival will feature something special this year – a celebration of the 150th anniversary of the town’s founding! The festival on Sunday, June 23rd, will be held at the corner of Winona Road and Cameron Street in downtown Winona. Beginning at 11:30, events include flax scutching demonstrations revived from 1939-1941 and 1979-2000 scutching festivals, a display of handmade signature quilts sold during those years, historical displays by local organizations, dulcimer players and more. Among popular food items will be barbecued chicken, sandwiches, sides, homemade ice cream and pies and strawberries. At 2:00, Kiko Auctions will sell goods donated by local residents and businesses. A hand-stitched quilt depicting the 1838 meeting house/museum will be the featured offering. The day’s activities will conclude at the end of the auction. The Winona Area Historical Society is planning the celebration, and proceeds will support its museum programs and the 2 meeting houses and grounds where the event is being held.
CUYAHOGA COUNTY (NE OH)
BEDFORD STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
Bedford Historical Society
DATES: June 7-9, 2019
6PM to 11PM Fri. June 7 | 12 Noon to 11PM Sat. June 8 | 12 Noon to 8PM Sun. June 9
Location: Downtown Bedford, Ohio
HURON COUNTY (NW OH)
NORWALK STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
DATE: May 24-26, 2019
LOCATION: Norwalk, Ohio
There will be fun to be had by all ages; from our kids area and rides, to family and music entertainment on both stages, movies on the main stage, our annual pub crawl, and much much more!!
LAKE COUNTY (NE OH)
KIRTLAND STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
DATE: June 13-16, 2019
LOCATION: Kirtland High School, 9150 Chillicothe Rd. (Rt. 306)
LICKING COUNTY (Central OH)
NEWARK STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
DATE: May 31-June 2, 2019
TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.
LOCATION: 5 S 3rd St, Newark, OH 43055
LUCAS COUNTY (Central OH)
STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL HOLLAND
DATE: June 12-19, 2019
LOCATION: 7807 Angola Road, Holland, OH 43528
Click here for additional information.
MADISON COUNTY (Central OH)
LONDON STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
DATE: June 20-22, 2019
LOCATION: St. Rt. 56, Downtown London, OH
MAHONING COUNTY (NE OH)
WHITE HOUSE FRUIT FARM STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
DATE: June 15-16, 2019
LOCATION: 9249 State Rt. 62, Canfield, OH 44406
Everything strawberry awaits you! Desserts, drinks, fresh berries, music and more. Pick your own season will be this weekend & beyond (weather permitting).
MIAMI COUNTY (SW OH)
43RD ANNUAL TROY STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
DATE: June 1-2, 2019
LOCATION: Great Miami River Levee and Historic Downtown Troy
Troy, OH 45373
MEDINA COUNTY (NE OH)
STRAWBERRY FEST at Mapleside Farms
DATE: June 8, 2019
TIME: 10AM – 4PM ADMISSION: Free
LOCATION: Mapleside Farms
294 Pearl Road Brunswick, OH 44212
WAYNE COUNTY (NE OH)
DALTON COMMUNITY HISTORICAL SOCIETY STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
DATE: June 8, 2019
LOCATION: Dalton Village Green Park
KIWANIS STRAWBERRY SOCIAL
DATE: June 11, 2019
TIME: 4:30 pm – 8pm
LOCATION: Christmas Run Park, Wooster, Ohio
330.439.2093 | woosterkiwanis.org
The annual Wooster Kiwanis Club Strawberry Social will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 4:30-8:30 p.m. at the main pavilion in Christmas Run Park. Join us for wonderful ice cream, cake, and, of course, strawberries. Bring the kids and let them play in the creek or on the Christmas Run Kiwanis Playground.
Concession stands will be on site for purchases.
Tickets for the Strawberry Social are $5. We look forward to seeing you at this annual community event.
If you are looking to purchase Ohio grown strawberries, here is a list of Ohio farms and orchards that offer the fruit. Besides offering them by the quart, many of the farms and orchards offer pick-your-own. I would suggest that you verify that strawberries are still available before you go.
Aufdenkampe Family Farm
3275 N. Ridge Rd., Vermilion
440-984-3844 | website
161 Rittman Ave., Rittman, OH 44270
330.925.6861 | website
Kriegs Strawberry Farm & Market
3175 North Ridge Road, Vermilion, 44089
440-988-9228 | Info
Monroe’s Orchard & Farm Market
6313 Pioneer Trail, Hiram
866-519-9657 | website
Patterson Fruit Farm
8765 Mulberry Rd., Chester Township
440-729-1964 | website
5395 Pioneer Trail, Mantua
2464 Townline Road, Madison
440-259-4924 | website
Red Wagon Farm
16801 East River Rd. (Ohio 252), Columbia Station,
440-236-3007 | website
5488 Kinsman Road (Ohio 87) Middlefield
440-693-4000 | website
13548 Mt. Eaton Rd. N, Doylestown
330.925.4152 | website
Walnut Drive Gardens
2129 Randolph Road., Suffield Township
330-628-3213 | website
3034 N. Ridge Rd. (U.S. 20), Perry
440-259-3192 | website
Article: Diane Rock
Rocky Hill | MyOhioFun.com
Editor’s note: Part of this story ran in 2018. The dates and additional events have been updated for the 2019 season. Any use of the above article or images without prior permission, will be in violation of copyright laws.