Are you making travel plans for this summer and fall? Mark your calendars and schedule some time to attend at least one of the following cranberry festivals taking place in #ucranberries growing regions. Most take place in September and October, but the first one is coming up in early June… don’t miss out!

We sure do wish we could attend them all! #cranberrygoals

WISCONSIN

Cranberry Blossom Festival
June 16-19, 2016
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
www.blossomfest.com

The annual Cranberry Blossom Festival celebrates the tiny, delicate flower that blooms on cranberry vines each summer. Enjoy live music, a parade, carnival, arts and crafts and a wide variety of culinary treats featuring Wisconsin cranberries.

Warrens Cranberry Festival
September 23-25, 2016
Warrens, WI
www.cranfest.com

Warrens Cranberry Festival – the world’s largest cranberry festival – is a three-day celebration of Wisconsin’s state fruit. Events include cranberry marsh tours, arts and crafts, antique and flea market, farmers market, food booths, a spaghetti feed, steak fry and pancake breakfast, a recipe contest, biggest berry contest, quilt block contest, needlework and quilt contest, photography contest and a gigantic parade.

Stone Lake Cranberry Festival
September 29 – October 1, 2016
Stone Lake, WI
www.stonelakecranberryfestival.com

The Stone Lake Cranberry Festival salutes the cranberry growing region in northwest Wisconsin. Events include wine tasting, cranberry bake-off contest, cranberry marsh tours, pancake breakfast, pie social and bake sale, crafts, a parade, live street entertainment and a Krate Derby.

Cran-A-Rama
October 1, 2016
Manitowish Waters, WI
www.manitowishwaters.org

Cran-A-Rama celebrates the start of fall color and cranberry harvest season. Evens include arts and craft fair, cranberry cooking contest, “Taste of Harvest” concessions featuring local restaurants and vendors, free cranberry marsh tours, free fall color Pontoon boat rides, bake sale, fresh cranberry sales, self-guided fall color tours, cranberry samples and more.

Eagle River Cranberry Festival
October 1-2, 2016
Eagle River, WI
www.eagleriver.org

The Eagle River Cranberry Festival has something for everyone. Events include a huge arts and craft show, the world’s largest cranberry cheesecake, cranberry cook-off, a fitness run/walk/bike tour, cranberry marsh and winery tours, farmers market, chainsaw carvings, fresh cranberry sales, antique market and much more!

Harvest Day Celebration
October 1, 2016
Warrens, WI
http://www.tomahwisconsin.com/events/details/harvest-day-celebration-6434

 

MASSACHUSETTS

A.D. Makepeace Cranberry Harvest Celebration
October 8-9, 2016
Wareham, MA
http://www.seeplymouth.com/events/13th-annual-cranberry-harvest-celebration

Enjoy a New England tradition and see the beauty of the cranberry harvest during this old-fashioned family festival! The Celebration has been designated as one of the top 100 events in North America by the American Bus Association!

Harwich Cranberry Arts & Music Festival
September 17-18, 2016
Harwich, MA
http://www.harwichcranberryfestival.org/hcf-2016-5-14_005.htm

This two-day event held in Brooks Park features 130 different vendors selling handmade craft items. Entry, parking and even the music festival are FREE!

Arts By The Bog Festival
October 2, 2016
Carver, MA
http://www.flaxpondfarms.com/bog.html

Visit local Arts and Crafts vendors, see some crafts demos, hear some live country music, enjoy kids games and finally lunch will be available homemade by the Berry Guys. Of course our Harvest Tours will be available too!

Nantucket Cranberry Festival
October 8, 2016
Nantucket, MA
https://www.nantucketconservation.org/activities/cranberry-festival/

Come out to the Festival grounds and watch the berries being harvested, learn about the history of cranberry farming on Nantucket, participate in the family activities or just kick back and enjoy the music and the spectacular autumn scenery of one of the most unique and beautiful places on the Island.

Ocean Spray’s Fall Harvest Celebration at Patriot Place
October 22, 2016
Foxboro, MA
http://www.oceanspray.com/Events-Promos/Events/Bogs-Across-America-Patriot-Place.aspx

Ocean Spray’s bog tour continues at Patriot Place with a Fall Harvest Celebration, beginning with the 7th annual harvest of the real working cranberry bog behind Bass Pro Shops. The celebration will continue as guests enjoy a fun-filled day featuring free, fall activities for all ages! Enjoy a variety of cranberry inspired dishes as participating restaurants turn the fruits of the magnificent cranberry harvest into truly spectacular fall fare, showcasing new twists on traditional favorites.

 

OREGEON

70th Annual Cranberry Festival
September 9-11, 2016
Bandon, OR
http://bandon.com/cranberry-festival/

We promise entertainment for the whole family at the parade, festival market, and street dance. Cranberry cooks compete for a culinary crown in the Queen of the Kitchen food fair, while hungry festival goers dive into the cranberry eating contest to win prizes. Farmers and artisans strut their stuff at Cranberry City and the Festival Market. Live music, from rock ‘n’ roll to classic country, will keep you hummin’ all weekend.

WASHINGTON

Cranberry Harvest Festival
October 8-9, 2016
Grayland, WA
http://westportgrayland-chamber.org/calendar.php

Bog tours, Cranberry cook off, and firelight parade

Annual Cranberrian Fair
October 8-9
Ilwaco, WA
http://columbiapacificheritagemuseum.com/cranberrian-fair/

A celebration of local harvest including all things cranberry will take place on the Long Beach Peninsula, centered around the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum. Foods, crafters, vendors, and more will showcase the area’s rich heritage during the Annual Cranberrian Fair.

NEW JERSEY

The Chatsworth Cranberry Festival
October 15-16, 2016
Chatsworth, NJ
http://www.cranfest.org/Chatsworth_Cranberry_Festival/Welcome.html

The Cranberry Festival is a celebration of New Jersey’s cranberry harvest, and offers a tribute to the Pine Barrens & Local Culture. The main attraction is the diverse showing of many artists & craftsmen,some of which will also be demonstrating their crafts as well as displaying them for sale.

Cranberry Fest
October 1-2, 2016
Bordentown City, NJ
http://downtownbordentown.com/event-details.php?eid=286

This two day event features over 145 crafters offering hand made, vintage and upcycled items for the home, handmade clothing and so much more. Bordentown’s award-winning restaurants offer a wide assortment of tasty treats – from snacks to full meals.

 

Did we miss an upcoming cranberry event? Let us know and we’ll add it to the list!

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