Long Grove Strawberry Fest 2014

Long Grove Strawberry Fest 2014
June 20-22

Historic Downtown Long Grove’s annual Strawberry Festival is returning on Friday, June 20 through Sunday, June 22. Purchase discounted tickets here!

Strawberry Festival visitors are invited to enjoy three “berry” special days of decadent strawberry-inspired treats from local merchants and vendors such as:

  • Strawberry blended creams, strawberry mocha frappes, strawberry Italian soda and wild strawberry iced tea from Beans & Leaves
  • Vegan and gluten-free strawberry popcorn from Long Grove Popcorn Shoppe
  • Chocolate dipped strawberries, strawberry fudge and strawberry kabobs from Ma & Pa’s Candy
  • Original Italian strawberry ice, strawberry donuts and fresh strawberry apple pie at Long Grove Confectionery
  • Strawberry macaroons filled with butter cream and fresh strawberries or homemade strawberry shortcake sundaes with wild strawberry gelato, crème anglaise and homemade whipped cream from Sweet Whimsy Pastry Shop

Plus, delight in strawberry-themed foods, drinks and merchandise from participating restaurants and shops throughout the weekend including:

  • Strawberry barbecue sauce and fresh strawberry lemonade at Smokin’ T’s
  • Chocolate covered strawberry tacos and strawberry bruschetta from The Chatterbox
  • Stuffed ravioli filled with fresh strawberries and ricotta courtesy of Enzo & Lucia’s
  • Strawberry scones with strawberry butter, strawberry soufflé and chilled strawberry, cucumber and watercress soup at High Tea with Gerri
  • Shrimp and strawberry ceviche, lamb with strawberry risotto, grilled pork loin with strawberry barbecue sauce, strawberry gazpacho and strawberry ice cream crepes from Long Grove Café Restaurant
  • Strawberry Zinfandel balsamic glaze and strawberry white balsamic vinegar at The Olive Tap
  • Broken Earth strawberry wine from Paso Robles courtesy of Broken Earth Winery
  • Strawberry BBQ Bacon Burger, Strawberry BBQ Chicken Breast Sandwich, Strawberry Caesar Salad, Old Fashion Strawberry Shortcake, Assorted Strawberry Cocktails & Assorted Strawberry Craft Beers. Saturday & Sunday only- Spicy Strawberry Salsa topped Chicken Breast Sandwich and Spicy Strawberry Salsa & Chips from The Village Tavern

In addition to all things strawberry, guests are invited to bring the whole gang and enjoy live entertainment at venues all over town, sip on refreshing beverages in the multiple beer gardens, participate in riveting strawberry pie eating contests and stroll through the picturesque cobblestone streets of Downtown Long Grove.  This is a family affair with plenty of children’s activities including rides, face painting and more!

The Strawberry Fest music schedule is as follows:

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The Long Grove Strawberry Festival will be open Friday, June 20 and Sunday, June 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Admission to the festival is $5 at the door, with all proceeds benefiting the Long Grove Business and Community Partners to support yearly programming and events.

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