Strawberry Festival

The 72nd Annual WV Strawberry Festival - there's no better way to begin the summer!  2013 Dates: May 11 - 19, 2013 


          An Exciting Family Tradition!

Each year the Strawberry Festival is held in Buckhannon, WV.  And each year, the Strawberry Festival combines exciting family traditions with street parties, 4 major parades, a carnival and on-going entertainment!  Devour the chocolate covered strawberries & strawberry shortcake found on every corner, browse the juried art show and photography exhibit, enter Strawberry Idol and take pleasure in Buckhannon's small town charm!

Continuing this year will be the Horse and Carriage Parade, featuring 50+ horse-drawn carriages traveling along Strawberry Lane!  Featuring a 'Cinderella' style carriage, miniature horses, and other unique displays, this parade begins Saturday, May 11th at 5:00 PM.  Before and after the Parade, be sure to take a Horse & Carriage Ride through the streets of the Downtown Buckhannon Historic District!

The Strawberry Festival has captured the hearts of those who visit, and has become such a favorite attraction that visitors come back year after year.  Downtown Buckhannon has an added burst of energy during the Strawberry Festival as locals greet you with a warm smile and plenty of strawberry spirit.