Strawberry Fest


Friday-Sunday 2014

Strawberry Fest

Celebrate the beginning of summer with Strawberry Fest!

Strawberry Fest is a family festival that features a downtown art/craft fair with more than 100 vendors from across the Midwest, strawberry shortcake, a children’s costume contest, live entertainment, great food and more.  Strawberry Fest is a great way to celebrate the beginning of summer!

Friday, June 20

7pm – City Band Concert in the bandstand


Saturday, June 21

9am – 4pm Events:

  • Taste of Waupaca in Strawberry Lane Café from 9am-4pm
  • Arts & Craft Show - Artisans from across the Midwest from 9am-4pm
  • Entertainment on the historic band stand in City Square -
  • All Berry Booth – Fresh strawberries for sale from 10am until gone.
  • Trivia contest – Answer strawberry trivia for a chance at a $50 Waupaca Area Chamber Gift Certificate.  9 AM – 4 PM.  Fulton Street
  • Shortcake Tent – Serving strawberry shortcake $2.00/person from 9am- until it’s gone!
  • Model Railroad Show – Located in the Waupaca Recreation Center from 10 am – 5 pm.
  • Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest – 12 noon near the Strawberry Shortcake tent on Fulton Street.  See Waupaca folks eat Strawberry Shortcake in a contest – the winner gets to donate at least $300 to the charity of his or her choice!
  • Strawberry Activities at Turner’s Farm Market – Hayrides to the field for pick-your-own strawberries, kids berry smile photo contest, barrel train rides, and chocolate covered berries.
  • Kids Alley – Activities in Riverview Park behind Main Street with bounce houses, family activities, Dizzy D Clown from 9 am – 3 pm, Mighty Waupaca River Duck Race at 3:30 PM and much, much more.
  • Lil’ Strawberry Sally & Sam Costume Contest – 11:00 am in Kid’s Alley.  All girls & boys 2-5 years old are invited to enter!  $50 savings bond awared to Strawberry Sally & Sam; prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place; goodie bags for all participants.  Sponsored by First State Bank.  Entry Form.

Sunday, June 22

  • Model Railroad Show – Located in the Waupaca Recreation Center.  10 am – 3 pm.
  • Strawberry Activities at Turner’s Farm Market - A special strawberry treat for all dads!


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