A weekend of fun for everyone: June 17-19, 2016: Belleville, MI
The 40th Annual Strawberry Festival in Belleville, Michigan offers something for everyone with three days of nonstop events. The Strawberry Festival celebrates the strawberry season with free special events for the entire family, beginning with Two Midways, beer tent, music and concerts, bingo, crafters, magnificent food, strawberry treats, a children’s area and Strawberry Queen.
Festival Parade: Saturday 11:00am – 1:00pm.
See more than 150 exciting entries of floats, musical entertainment, motorcades, marching bands, clowns, and acrobats that will keep you entertained for two hours. Non stop action as over 30,000 people gather to watch this annual breath-taking parade.
Carnival Rides and Games
Two midways – St. Anthony Catholic Church and Main Street. The Midway on the grounds of St. Anthony’s Church begins on Thursday – Sunday from 5-10pm.
Sponsored by the Belleville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Arts & Crafts
There is no shortage of arts and crafts throughout the three Festival locations (Downtown Venue, St. Anthony Church Venue and Trinity Episcopal Church Venue). Craftspeople and artisans from all over the state of Michigan, and surrounding areas, have their merchandise displayed and are ready to help you with your purchase.
14th Annual Cinnamon’s Fathers Day Car Show
Shady Victory Park at 5 points Sunday from 9:00am – 3:00pm
Strawberry Treats and Strawberry Shortcakes
Enjoy the many fine strawberry treats located throughout the festival’s sites.
Extreme Aqua Sports Flyboarding
Extreme Aqua Sports presents flyboarding at Horizon Park. Flyboarding is a new extreme sport. Come watch the flyboarders take flight in the air via a 60ft hose which feeds water onto the board. Flyboarders can go as high as forty feet in the air. Join us Saturday from 2pm to 5pm.
Use the convenient free shuttle by taking a ride on the Wyandotte Trolley. The trolley runs a continuous loop between the three festival locations (Downtown Venue, St. Anthony Church Venue and Trinity Episcopal Church Venue), and starts at the Belleville Presbyterian Church parking lot at 11900 Belleville Road. So, park your car and hop on!
Shuttle hours: Saturday 1:00 PM – 10:00 pm | Sunday 12:00pm (Noon) – 7:00 pm
For more information, visit their official website at: http://www.nationalstrawberryfest.com