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Strawberry festivals: 80th annual Berry Dairy Days and more this month

Jun 6th, 2017 | Category: News

COUNTY – The strawberries are getting ready, and local communities are prepping for their annual celebrations. The following events are taking place this month:

Get your fresh strawberries at the 80th annual berry Dairy Days in Burlington! COURTESY PHOTO

Get your fresh strawberries at the 80th annual berry Dairy Days in Burlington! COURTESY PHOTO

• The Marysville Strawberry Festival will be Saturday, June 10-17. Activities and entertainment include rides, children’s activities, arts, crafts, parades, a car show, live entertainment, Berry Fun Run, talent show, strawberries and more. See www.maryfest.org/.

• The 80th Annual Berry Dairy Days will be Friday through Sunday, June 16-18. This celebration of local agriculture and heritage in downtown Burlington includes strawberry shortcake, grand parade, entertainment, kids zone, car show, food vendors, fireworks show, free outdoor movie of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and more. For a full schedule, see www.BerryDairyDays.com.

• The annual Biringer Farm Strawberry Fest will be Saturday and Sunday, June 17-18. Participants can enjoy fresh strawberries, ride the Biringer Farm Jolly Trolley out to acres of berries, kids activities, farm market and more. On Saturday,  Kate Halstead, of WSU Snohomish County Extension Food Safety Program, will present “Summer in a Jar” short cooking demos including jams, jellies, spreads and taste tests from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. Biringer Farm is located at 21412 59th Ave NE, Arlington. For more, see www.biringerfarm.com/events/.

• Boxx Berry Farm, of Ferndale, is bringing back its Strawberry Festival, and will announce dates this month. Stay tuned to their Facebook page or website at www. Boxxberryfarm.com.

 

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