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Georgia's Strawberry Festivals

  • Strawberry Festival at The Rock Ranch

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You already know the best places to pick strawberries in Georgia, but do you know which cities are home to the best strawberry festivals?

Bloomingdale

Cow train at Ottawa Farms Strawberry Festival. Photo from Ottawa Farms, Facebook
Cow train at Ottawa Farms Strawberry Festival. Photo from Ottawa Farms, Facebook

Before you get to Savannah and Pooler along I-95 and GA 16, you get to Bloomingdale where, on April 8-9, 2017Ottawa Farms hosts its annual Strawberry Festival. Family-friendly festivities include a corn crib, pony rides, hay rides, pig races, inflatables, a tractor show and an alligator show. There will also be strawberry-filled treats to snack on. Admission is $5 per person. No pets are allowed. 

Reynolds

Lawn Mower Races at the Georgia Strawberry Festival in Reynolds
Lawn Mower Races at the Georgia Strawberry Festival in Reynolds

The Georgia Strawberry Festival is a two-day, family-friendly event running April 21-22, 2017. It will feature a 5K run, children’s parade, live musical entertainment, a fire truck pull, dachshund races, arts and crafts sale, vintage tractor show, lawn mower races and more. Admission is free. 

The Rock

The Rock Ranch
The Rock Ranch

Head to The Rock Ranch near Barnesville to enjoy the annual Strawberry Festival on April 22, 2017. In addition to The Rock Ranch’s usual lineup of attractions, the event boasts pick-your-own strawberries, visits with Strawberry Shortcake and the Strawberry Princess, strawberry ice cream for sale, and a variety of strawberry-centric food such as cake pops and shortcake kabobs for sale. There is a $15 admission fee. Discounts are available. 

Oxford

Strawberries at Mitcham Farm in Oxford, Georgia
Strawberries at Mitcham Farm in Oxford, Georgia

Middle Georgia is home to the annual Strawberry Festival at Mitcham Farm, slated for April 29-30, 2017. The event features pick-your-own strawberries, pre-picked strawberries, specialty strawberry-centric food items for sale, craft vendors, live music, hayrides, and a farm animal viewing area. Admission is $2 per person.

Alto

Jaemor Farms strawberries
Jaemor Farms strawberries

Jaemor Farms hosts its annual Strawberry Festival on May 6, 2017, complete with pick-your-own strawberries, a strawberry cook-off, local vendors, a mobile dairy unit, shopping and more. The event is free to attend. No pets are allowed. 

Calhoun

Strawberry Festival at Payne Farm & Produce in Calhoun, Georgia
Strawberry Festival at Payne Farm & Produce in Calhoun, Georgia

Payne Farm & Produce hosts its annual Strawberry Festival on May 13, 2017. Spend the day touring the farm, go on hayrides, visit the petting barn, shop arts and crafts vendors, and enjoy live entertainment while the kids enjoy inflatables, barrel trains and story time. Plus, there will be the opportunity to pick your own strawberries. Admission is $7 per person. Mothers get in free in honor of Mother’s Day. Children under two receive free admission.

Eileen Falkenberg-Hull

Eileen is Georgia’s official Festival Explorer and the editor of Occupy My Family, the Atlanta area’s most comprehensive resource for family fun. Click here for more Festival content from Eileen.

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