Are there any strawberry festivals in Iowa?
Yes, there are three strawberry festivals in Iowa. In fact, all three take place at the same time, which is the 2nd weekend in June.
This is also the season for strawberry picking – and here’s our list of the best places in Iowa to pick strawberries.
Strawberry Point Strawberry Days
Where: Strawberry Point, Iowa
When: 2nd weekend in June: June 9th thru 11th
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Includes a street fair, sweet treats, and carnival all surrounding their beloved landmark – the 15 foot tall strawberry! Oh – and there’s FREE strawberries and ice cream!
Farmington Strawberry Festival
Where: Farmington, Iowa
When: June 9th – 11, 2023
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100054552275288
The Farmington Strawberry Festival is held each year the 2nd Weekend in June, with activities beginning on Friday and running through Sunday. Every year FREE strawberries and ice cream are served Saturday and Sunday, from 2 pm to 4 pm, courtesy of the Farmington Arts Council.
Both days have kid games, food stands, vendors of all kinds, bingo, cake walks, and live entertainment. Color Run on Saturday at Indian Lake Park and Kenny Hamburg Car Show on Saturday.
Long Grove Iowa Strawberry Stampede and Festival
Where: Long Grove, Iowa
When: 2nd Sunday in June: July 11th, 2023
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Area strawberry farmers sell strawberries, other produce, and crafts at merchant booths throughout town. Strawberry shortcake, ice cream, and other food is available throughout the day. Other activities include a parade, and the Strawberry Stampede race. Also a re-enactment of a 1921 bank robbery, where the two suspects were killed.