There’s nothing better than a farm-fresh strawberry – or a strawberry festival! This month is filled with strawberry festivals in the city and beyond, giving you the opportunity to pick your own berries, and try delicious treats, like strawberry doughnuts, strawberry ice cream and more.
Triple B Farms
Saturday, June 9 – Sunday, June 10, and Saturday, June 16 – Sunday, June 17
Triple B Farms’ Strawberry Festivals are so big, they have to stretch them out over two weekends! You’ll find events like pick-your-own strawberries, strawberry doughnuts, hayrides, farm animals, farm playground, face painter, new strawberry cake pops and more. Follow their Facebook page for more information.
Triple B Farms (823 Berry Lane, Monongahela, PA )
Shadyside Presbyterian Church Strawberry Festival
Friday, June 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
For the 25th year in a row, Shadyside Presbyterian Church is celebrating the start of summer with a strawberry festival. All proceeds from Shadyside Presbyterian’s festival will benefit the Sojourner House, an East End residential rehabilitation facility for women and their children. Guests can expect fresh strawberries, ice cream, strawberry shortcake, salads, and baked goods. There will also be children’s activities, like lawn games and face paintings. More information can be found online.
Shadyside Presbyterian Church (5121 Westminster Place, Shadyside)
Smicksburg Strawberry Saturday
Saturday, June 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The town of Smicksburg, PA (located an hour outside of Pittsburgh), hosts a massive strawberry festival every year. Smicksburg, an Amish town, is known for their homemade goods – from pottery, to quilts and wooden furniture. The festival is a great opportunity to visit the town and its shops. In honor of the festival, Smicksburg will be serving strawberry wine, strawberry jam, strawberry ice-cream, and will be selling berry bowls and serving plates. More information can be found online.
Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Trax Farms loves strawberries so much that they are hosting a two-day strawberry extravaganza this June! Each day will feature strawberry treats and activities for children, like a bounce house, train ride, and garden crafts. The menu for the event includes strawberry shortcake, strawberry sundae, bowls of strawberries , hand dipped ice cream, strawberry slushies, strawberry milkshake, and chocolate covered strawberries. More information can be found online.
Trax Farm (528 Trax Road, Finleyville, PA)
Thursday, June 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sorgel Orchards in Wexford will also be hosting their strawberry festival the evening of Thursday, June 14. The event will feature strawberry desserts, hay rides, games, and strawberry activities like “pick-your-own strawberries” in the berry fields. More information can be found online.
Soergel Orchards (573 Brandt School Rd, Wexford, PA)
Mount Nebo Presbyterian Church Strawberry Festival
Saturday, June 23
The annual Mount Nebo Strawberry Festival is held each year in tandem with a classic car cruise! Guests of the event will be able to watch the cars go by, while trying loads of strawberries poured over cakes and ice cream. Typically, there is also a barbeque and flea market. Get more information on the Mt Nebo Presbyterian Church website.
Mount Nebo Presbyterian Church (1828 Roosevelt Road, Sewickley, PA)
Did we miss any? Leave a comment with your favorite strawberry festival below!