4th Annual Montgomery County Strawberry Festival

Festival Date and Time: Saturday May 17, 2014 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Click Here For Ticket Information… 

Few things herald the arrival of “Sun and Fun” season, like a plump, juicy, ruby-colored strawberry.   Save for maybe a strawberry festival.  Bring the family out to celebrate and savor the star of the season at the Fourth Annual Montgomery County Strawberry Festival!

This event will take place rain or shine.    Entry to the marketplace is FREE.   Tickets are for Rides and Activities only.  Toddlers can use the smaller moon bounce when accompanied by parents close by… tickets are not collected for the parents to be close.  There will be other toddler activities.  There are no rides suitable for infants or babies under two years of age to embark alone.

Even sweeter than the strawberries is the fact that proceeds benefit the WIC and Seniors Matching Dollar Food Buying Program at farmers’ markets around the County.  Be a part of this effort to give back by supporting the neediest families in our community, while having a blast with your family!

The kiddos can enjoy pony rides, bounce about on the moon bounce, thrill on fair-type rides, games and;

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  • Live Music
  • Petting Zoo
  • Face-painting
  • The BEST in Family-Friendly FUN!

Taste temptations include;

  • FRESH LOCAL Strawberries GALORE!
  • Ice Cream
  • Strawberry inspired foods
  • A delectable array of eats from local vendors, enough to please
    even the pickiest of eaters
  • Vegan and gluten-free options too!

Tantalizing tastes abound as you immerse your senses in a dizzying array of FRESH, LOCAL strawberries,  strawberry plants, fruits, veggies offered by growers and farmers who are a part of the local Chesapeake watershed community.

Become a true Localvore, tasting and exploring the best our hometown has to offer, including food vendors, food trucks, and works of local artists.

Our Zero Waste food team gleans unsold event produce for our community kitchen and prepares meals to feed homeless families.  Other produce are fed to farm animals.   Event food scraps are collected for composting at a local facility for return to the farm.  So, do not litter, it’s all recyclable.

Nursing Moms, ask about our Chill Out room, we’ve set aside for your quiet time.

Location: White Oak Middle School - 12201 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20904.

Questions? Need more information?  Please email mocostrawberryfest@gmail.com or call 301-792-9448.

Pre-register now and set you calendar!  Stay tuned and follow this page for more information.  Early bird ticket packages on sale thru May 16th.  

 

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The MoCo Strawberry Festival Committee is an independent board of volunteers and has no affiliation with or sponsorship by Montgomery County government.  We are a 501 C-3 organization.

 

4th Annual Montgomery County Strawberry Festival

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