Delaplane Strawberry Festival 2018


Is there anything that represents summer quite as sweetly as a ripe, fresh strawberry? How about a festival that celebrates the berries themselves, the community, the beauty of nature, and the impending summer season? That’s what you’ll find on May 26 and 27, 2018, at the Delaplane Strawberry Festival.

Held at Sky Meadows State Park near Delaplane, the exciting festivities are fun for the whole family and include hayrides, old-fashioned field games, music, dancing, magic, storytelling, crafts, a petting farm, a bake sale, hiking, face painting, a cake walk, corn hole games, a monkey, and more. You can bring a picnic, enjoy festival fare (including strawberry sundaes, of course), and even take home a flat of juicy strawberries at the end of the day.

The festival is sponsored by Emmanuel Episcopal Church, and proceeds go to benefit outreach ministries within the church as well as grants to worthy organizations in the community, state, and beyond. Tickets to the Strawberry Festival are $25 per car.

A Berry Disclaimer

If you know your gardening trivia, you know that strawberries are usually not available until early or mid-June. What’s more, strawberries were never commercially grown in this part of Virginia. Farmers who grew them hoped for the best, and when they did manage a bumper crop, they shared some of the bounty for the festival. As explained on the Emmanuel Episcopal Church’s website, the festival represents “a nod goodbye to winter, a prayer of thanks for spring, and an acknowledgment of God’s bounty and gifts with the coming of summer.”

You might also likeDifferences Between the 2018 Corolla and Corolla iM

Harvest a Bounty of Savings at Warrenton Toyota

Our Warrenton, Virginia, Toyota dealership has something that’s every bit as tempting as fresh, ripe strawberries: great deals! Come out to our conveniently located dealership to peruse our inventory of new Toyota models, including the super-selling RAV4 and the perennial driver favorite Camry. If a new vehicle isn’t in the cards for you right now, be sure to check out our used car lot, where you’ll find a well-stocked inventory of high-quality pre-owned vehicles from a variety of automakers. And then comes the best part—discovering our everyday low prices and our special offers that can make it more affordable than you ever imagined to drive home a new car today. Visit us now and see how much you can save when you shop at Warrenton Toyota.

May 8, 2018
Back to Parent Page