Celebrate Everything Strawberry at the 27th Annual Grove City Strawberry Days Festival in Mercer County, PA

The 27th Annual Grove City Strawberry Days will be held Friday, June 9, through Sunday, June 11 at the Grove City Memorial Park, 58 West, West Main Street, Grove City, PA 16127. The three-day festival is loaded with crafters, live entertainment, a smorgasbord of food, and a wide assortment of kids’ activities at the Shortcake Patch.

Strawberry Days will host more than 100 crafters, including Sarah’s Amish Donuts and 20 non-profit booths with food items for the whole family. Visitors are invited to enjoy strawberry delights such as strawberry cheesecake, strawberry shortcake, strawberry shaved ice, strawberry pretzel salad, and strawberry lemonade. Also available is pizza, BBQ pork sandwiches, meatball subs, steak hoagies, hamburgers, hot dogs, lamb and chicken gyros, chicken or pork on a stick, sausage sandwichs, loaded baked potatoes, walking tacos, sloppy joes, and BBQ ham sandwiches. Favorites such as famous band fries, funnel cakes, cotton candy, caramel and candy apples, Sno-Kones, and warm soft pretzels will also be available. Beverages include lemon shakes, pop, root beer floats, and water.

Entertainment will cover a wide genre of music including Folk, Appalachian, Rock, Country Western, Americana, Blues, Soulful Southern Gospel and Parody by musicians Treebeard Brown, Totally 80’s, Philadelphia Phil, Average Joe, Junction City, Humble Music Ministries, and Shawn Kichta.

The Shortcake Patch is for kids of all ages to enjoy fabulous activities, including Christine’s Sand Art, Caricatures by Brian, Alpaca Petting Area, Dragonfly Balloons, Froggy/95.1 Prize Wheel, Mercer County Dairy Princess with free ice cream, Springfield Twp. Fire Truck, King’s Family Restaurant Give-a-way, Smokey the Bear, Ronald McDonald, Eat’n Park Smiley and his Cookie Cruiser filled with cookies, Dragonfly Balloons, and the Wild World of Animals Show.

Grove City Strawberry Days offers free admission and parking and is handicap accessible. For show days and times, and for the entertainment and Shortcake Patch activities for children, visit the Strawberry Days Facebook page.

Friday, June 9

4-6 p.m.                      Treebeard Brown
7-9 p.m.                      Totally 80’s

Saturday, June 10

1-3 p.m.                      Philadelphia Phil
4-6 p.m.                      Average Joe
7-9 p.m.                      Junction PA

Sunday, June 11

11 a.m.-1 p.m.            Humble Music Ministries
1-3 p.m.                     Shawn Kichta


Friday, June 9          

ALL DAY                   Christine’s Sand Art
ALL DAY                   Caricatures by Brian
ALL DAY                   Alpaca Petting Area
3-9 p.m.                   Dragonfly Balloons
4-6 p.m.                   Froggy/95.1 Prize Wheel
6 p.m.                       Mercer Co. Dairy Princess with free ice cream

Saturday, June 10

ALL DAY                   Christine’s Sand Art
ALL DAY                   Caricatures by Brian
ALL DAY                   Alpaca Petting Area
ALL DAY                   Springfield Twp. Fire Truck
ALL DAY                   King’s Family Restaurant Give-a-way
10 a.m.-1 p.m.          Smokey the Bear
Noon                        Ronald McDonald
PM                            Eat’n Park Smiley and his Cookie Cruiser
1-7 p.m.                    Dragonfly Balloons
3 p.m.                        Wild World of Animals Show

Sunday, June 11
ALL DAY                  Christine’s Sand Art
ALL DAY                  Caricatures by Brian
ALL DAY                  Alpaca Petting Area
11 a.m.-4 p.m.         Dragonfly Balloons