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West Virginia Strawberry Festival 2016 Schedule
    May 14 - 22, 2016
Buckhannon, West Virginia


   Enjoy the fun and thrills of the carnival, stroll through the arts and craft exhibits, quilt show, photography exhibit, or visit the Strawberry Gift Shop. Outdoor entertainment continues all week with a band competition, car show, strawberry auction, or your favorite sporting event.

West Virginia Strawberry Festival 2016 - Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 14, 2016
11:00 - 4:00 PM - Food, Music & Entertainment - Main Street
12:00 PM - Opening Ceremonies & Lighting of the Festival Flame - Courthouse Plaza
1:30 PM - Coronation - WVWC Chapel
5:00 PM - Horse & Carriage Parade - Strawberry Lane
7:00 PM - Community Theatre Presentation of 'Always, Patsy Cline - BU High School



Sunday, May 15, 2016
1:00 PM - WV Draft Horse Pull - Bennett Farm
2:00 PM - Gospel Sing - Performing Arts Center at WVWC on College Avenue
2:00 PM - Community Theatre Presentation of 'Always, Patsy Cline - BU High School

Monday, May 16, 2016
All Day - Spend the day in a Strawberry Way! Shop locally & eat in local restaurants for Strawberry gifts & flavors.
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Carnival - Downtown Buckhannon

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
All Day - Spend the day in a Strawberry Way! Shop locally & eat in local restaurants for Strawberry gifts & flavors.
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Strawberry Festival Open House at the Historical Society - Main Street
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Food Court - Spring Street
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Carnival - Downtown Buckhannon
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Live Music - Spring Street Midway Stage



Wednesday, May 18, 2016
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM - Photography Exhibit - Senior Citizen Center
10:30 AM - Berry Capping - Senior Citizen Center
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM - Food Court - Spring Street
12:00 PM - Quilt Judging - Rockefeller Center, upstairs at the WVWC Gym
5:30 PM - Classic Car Cruise-In - Main Street
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Carnival - Downtown Buckhannon
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Live Music - Spring Street Midway Stage
7:00 PM - Evening of Music with the Buckhannon Upshur High School - Wesley Chapel

Thursday, May 19, 2016
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM - Photography Exhibit - Senior Citizen Center
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Craft Sale - First Presbyterian Church
10:00 AM - Diaper Derby & Strawberry Blonde - Courthouse Plaza
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM - Arts & Craft, Quilt & Art Show - WVWC Gym
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM - Food Court - Spring Street
12:00 PM - Dominos & Checkers Tournament - Senior Citizens Center
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Children's Strawberry Fair - Stockert Youth Center
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM - Live Music - Courthouse Plaza
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM - Carnival - Downtown Buckhannon
6:30 PM - Junior Royalty Parade - Strawberry Lane
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM - Live Music - Spring Street Midway Stage
8:00 PM - JAWS BBQ Eating Contest - Food Court on Main Street
8:30 PM - Strawberry Idol (Gospel Night) - Courthouse Plaza



Friday, May 20, 2016
9:00 AM - Orchestra Concert - WVWC Chapel
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM - Photography Exhibit - Senior Citizen Center
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Craft Sale - First Presbyterian Church
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM - Art & Craft, Quilt & Art Show - WVWC Gym
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Food Court - Spring Street
1:00 PM - Strawberry Recipe Contest - WVU Extension Office, West Main Street
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM - Carnival - Downtown Buckhannon
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Live Music & Entertainment - Courthouse Plaza
2:30 PM - Strawberry Capping Championship & Crowning of the Lord & Lady - Senior Citizen Center
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Children's Strawberry Fair - Stockert Youth Center
3:00 PM - Sweetest Berry Competition - Courthouse Plaza
4:00 PM - Strawberry Auction - Courthouse Plaza
4:30 PM - Strawberry Basket Competition - Courthouse Plaza
4:00 PM - Antique Engine & Tractor Show - Main Street; across from 88 Restaurant & Lounge
5:30 PM - Live Music & Entertainment - Courthouse Plaza
5:30 PM - Band Fest - Performing Arts Center
6:00 PM - Strawberry 5K - Riverwalk Park
6:30 PM - Fireman’s Parade - Strawberry Lane
After Parade - Strawberry Blonde & Best Legs (men) Contest & Pie Eating Contest - Courthouse Plaza
8:30 PM - Strawberry Idol - Courthouse Plaza
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM - Live Music (Joseph Sisters) - Spring Street Midway Stage
9:00 PM – 12:00 AM - Party Gras - Main Street

Saturday, May 21, 2016
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Photography Exhibit - Senior Citizen Center
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Live Music & Entertainment - Courthouse Plaza
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Music & Entertainment - Courthouse Plaza
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Craft Sale - First Presbyterian Church
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM - Antique Engine & Tractor Show - Main Street; across from 88 Restaurant & Lounge
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Arts & Craft Show and Quilt Show - WVWC Gym (Quilt Show until 5 PM)
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Strawberry Mile (Race @ Noon) - Academy School
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM - Food Court - Spring Street
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Carnival - Downtown Buckhannon
12:30 PM - Antique Car Parade - Strawberry Lane
1:00 PM - Grand Feature Parade - Strawberry Lane
4:00 PM - Irish Road Bowling - Turkey Run Road
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Live Music & Entertainment (Dustin Bush & Phase IV) - Spring Street Midway Stage
5:30 PM - Band Show - Performing Arts Center on the campus of WVWC, College Avenue
5:30 PM - Strawberry Idol - Courthouse Plaza
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM - Live Music & Entertainment ( Josh Oldaker) - Spring Street Midway Stage
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM - Party Gras - Main Street

Sunday, May 22, 2016
9:00 AM - Pistol Matches & Brassmasters 1800 - White Horse Center
10:00 AM - Jack Barker Canoe Race (race @ Noon) - Wood Street
10:00 AM - Miniature Horse Show - Bennett Farm
1:00 PM - Golf Tournament - Buckhannon Country Club
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Carnival - Downtown Buckhannon
1:30 PM - Irish Road Bowling - Turkey Run Road
6:30 PM - Closing Ceremonies - Buckhannon Country Club


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