There’s nothing like a basket of fresh picked strawberries, perfectly ripe and still warm from the sun.
This weekend, it’s all about the strawberries. So if you can’t get enough of them, pick one of these strawberry-themed events in Bucks County, and make sure you grab some to go from local farmers markets.
1. Tabora Farm Market
Friday, May 20, 7 am – 7 pm, Tabora Farm Market, 1104 Upper Stump Rd., Chalfont, PA
If last weekend’s neighborhood day wasn’t enough Tabora Farms for you, head out to the country store this weekend. Tabora Farms in Chalfont is open from 7 am – 7 pm. Pick up some gourmet chocolates, fairtrade coffee beans, cookies, trail mix snacks, or pick up some coffee or made to order crepes for a weekend lunch. Pies are available, and dinner gift baskets. Check out their Facebook for more information.
2. Strawberry Festival Fun Run
Saturday, May 21, 9 am – 4 pm, The Market at DelVal, Lower State Rd., Doylestown, PA
The Market at DelVal is taking strawberries to a whole new level with its first annual strawberry 10k, 5k, and kids’ fun run on Saturday, May 21 starting at 9 am. The family event includes three runs with strawberry themed activities. Admission to the event for non-runners is $3 per person, and kids under 2 years old are free. Both the 10k and 5k runs will go off at The Market and continue along the 202 Parkway Trail. The kids’ run will take place on Farm View Road. There will be plenty of good food throughout the day as well, and you can stop into the Market for some of their famous sandwiches or DelVal’s ice cream.
3. Healthy Food and Water
Saturday, May 21, 9 am, Wrightstown Farmers Market, 2203 2nd Street Pike, Newtown, PA
Meet organizations this weekend working for healthy food and clean water, and stock up on some food that’s good for you. Those who get there early can taste the first strawberries of the season. This event is sponsored by Organnon’s Natural Market, Wrightstown’s grocery store that has tons of local and organic, non-GMO items.
4. Peddler’s Village Annual Strawberry Festival
Saturday and Sunday, May 21 – 22, 10 am – 6 pm, Peddler’s Village, Routes 202 and 263, Lahaska, PA
More strawberries? This weekend is Peddler’s Village‘s 38th annual Strawberry Festival from 10 am – 6 pm on both Saturday and Sunday. It’s a village-wide event filled with strawberry celebration. Admission and parking are free, and the festival is rain or shine. Here is just some of the strawberry themed food you can find:
- The Lucky Cupcake Company’s Village Bakery will have outdoor booths with strawberry shortcakes, strawberry crumb pies, strawberry rhubarb pies, cheesecakes and tarts, strawberry cupcakes and more.
- The Peddler’s Village Strawberry Tents will have fresh bakes strawberry pies, and Pennsylvania Dutch strawberry butters. You can build your own strawberry shortcake at this stand, with homemade whipped cream!
- The Cock ‘n Bull Restaurant booth will serve up crispy strawberry fritters prepared in their iron kettle and sprinkled with powder sugar.
- Fromage Deux, a new shop at Peddler’s Village, will serve up strawberry festival crepes
5. 16th Annual Arts Alive
Saturday, May 21, 10 am – 4 pm, West Broad St., Quakertown, PA
Downtown Quakertown is going to be filled with artists, crafters, food vendors and more this Saturday, May 21 for the 16th Annual Arts Alive. It’s a free festival that features over 100 juried exhibitors and has plenty of unique food vendors. For guests over 21 years old, The Vineyard, the wine-tasting area on East Broad Street, is one place to get a good drink.
6. Dairy Day
Saturday, May 22, 11 am – 3 pm, Washington Crossing Historic Park, River Rd., Washington Crossing, PA
Learn how colonists made cheese and butter at Washington Crossing Historic Park‘s free dairy day this Sunday, May 22 from 11 am – 3 pm in the Hibbs House. The art of dairy making was developed centuries ago, using basic tools to churn butters and make homemade cheeses. You might even get to try it yourself this weekend if you are lucky. The park will be open that day for regular tours from 10 am – 4 pm.
7. Garden Highlights and Beer Brewing
Sunday, May 21, 1 – 4 pm, Pennsbury Manor, 400 Pennsbury Memorial Rd., Morrisville, PA
Meet the gardeners of Pennsbury Manor and check out what is happening this spring in the Kitchen Garden. The Kitchen House will have brewers demonstrating how to make a batch of English March Beer and discuss the brewing process of the 17th Century. It’s $9 for adults, $7 for seniors, and $5 for children, at the door. Call 215.946.0400 for more information.
8. Dinner with Friends
Sunday, May 22, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Bux-Mont Christian Church, 400 Jacksonville Rd., Ivyland, PA
This dinner is offered every fourth Sunday of the month, and it is for those who are in need in the local community. Note that the church is located on Jacksonville Road between Bristol and Almshouse Roads. The church is serving up a free hearty meal of chicken marsala, rice, green beans, dinner rolls, brownies, waffles and ice cream, and assorted desserts. Dinner starts at 5:30 pm.
Have a great weekend!
Want to know what’s happening in Hunterdon County? See our Food Events in Hunterdon County calendar.