Regular Admission, $5
Kids 12 & Under, FREE
If you love strawberries – you’ll LOVE Long Grove’s annual tribute to this tasty treat! Strawberry Fest is the granddaddy of Long Grove’s signature festivals, drawing thousands of music-loving, food-loving, and fun-loving visitors to the historic business district for the three-day event. It is considered one of the premier outdoor festivals in the Chicagoland area!
The pleasures of summer are celebrated with “berry” wonderful strawberry-inspired treats. Strawberry lovers of all ages flock to Long Grove’s renown fest to enjoy chocolate covered strawberries, fruit smoothies, and other strawberry drinks, ice creams, strawberry donuts, baked goods and, of course, the farm-fresh berries themselves.
STRAWBERRY PIE EATING CONTEST
Don’t miss the Strawberry Pie Eating Contest, happening Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24 at 2:00 PM. There will be a Celebrity Division for charity and a Rookie Division — you can apply to compete right here! The competition will feature delicious pies from M. Belle’s Pie Shop & Café and Sunset Foods. Even if you’re not competing, it will certainly be worth stopping by Towner Green to cheer on the competitors!
There is free live entertainment all three days at venues all over town and most of Long Grove’s many shops, galleries, cafes, and restaurants offer variations of strawberry-themed foods, drinks, and merchandise. Fun for All Ages Strawberry Fest features plenty of activities and fun for children, including a variety of kiddie rides, face painting and outdoor activities and tents full of family and education-oriented products. See the full schedule here!