Highlight: 33rd Annual Pungo Strawberry Festival

 

 

Event Details:

33rd Annual Pungo Strawberry Festival

 When:

May 27–May 29, 2016

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Festival Hours:

Friday: 5–10 p.m. (carnival only)
Saturday: 9 a.m.–7 p.m. (carnival runs till 10 p.m.)
Sunday: 9 a.m.–7 p.m.

Admission:  FREE

Parking:  $10

GPS Address:

1776 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA

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There’s nothing quite like a fresh, picked strawberry, still warm from the sun and dripping with juices. The farms of Pungo are famous for the best strawberries around. Every Memorial Day weekend, the Pungo community in Virginia Beach celebrate these little red berries. But they don’t do it alone, they swing open the doors of hospitality! Everyone is cordially invited to the Pungo Strawberry Festival. This is the 33rd year Pungo is celebrating their famed strawberry crop. Thousands of people come from far and wide to participate in the fun events, and of course, pick some strawberries.

Tons of activities you’d expect at an exciting rural event. Plus, vendors with amazing goodies to sample. And the star of the day, strawberries! There will be freshly picked strawberries (of course). Try desserts like strawberry shortcake and strawberry ice cream, chocolate dipped strawberries and other berry morsels.

 

Event Highlights:

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•Parade

•Entertainment on 3 stages

•Huge carnival

•Pie eating contest

•Pig races

•4H exhibits & activities

•Arts & crafts

•Food vendors

 


 

Click here to see where to go strawberry picking in Pungo.