There’s no sweeter way to celebrate the start of Summer ‘23 than by joining in on all the fun at the Lyman Orchards Strawberry Festival! It’s all happening at the Apple Barrel Farm Market and grounds on Saturday, June 17, 10am-4pm!
We’ll have plenty of pick your own strawberries, live music from the KC Sisters on the patio, Free Food Tastings at the Apple Barrel Farm Market, Horse-Drawn Hayrides, Face Painting by Lara & Circle K Petting Farm.
Jones Apiaries Honey Farm will provide an up close look at all things ‘bees’ including crafts for the kids. The 2023 American Honey Queen will make a special appearance, and we’ll be busy as bees baking up our freshly-made Strawberry Shortcakes and signature line of Lyman Orchards Creamery Sundaes!
Evelich Metal at Faith, Fire and Forge will be onsite with blacksmithing demonstrations! Learn about the ancient art of forging as you eat your way through the day. Start off with breakfast sandwiches until 11am, fresh roasted nuts, Jeff’s Kettle Corn, food trucks, and enjoy our great lunch menu at the Apple Barrel Farm Market deli!
Stop by to see Durham/Middlefield Youth and Family Services table for crafts and giveaways!
KC Sisters is a local CT award winning A Capella group. In 2019, the KC Sisters performed on Nickelodeon’s new singing competition, America’s Most Musical Family, that showcases the most talented and brilliant family performers! Beautiful harmonies and each play multiple instruments, including piano, guitar, violin, bass, cello, ukulele, and drums.
Braiden Sunshine is a 2015 fan favorite and semi-finalist on NBC’s The Voice. Braiden is a Singer-Songwriter, performing musician, and car enthusiast with a taste for pop, rock, and blues.
Schedule of Events:
8am-4:30pm: Pick-Your-Own Strawberries open on South Street, Middlefield
10am-4pm: Horse-Drawn Hayrides, Petting Farm, Jones Apiaries Honey Farm, Face Painting by Lara, Durham/Middlefield Youth and Family Services, Free Blacksmithing Demonstration
11am & 12:30pm-1:30pm: Live Music with the KC Sisters
12pm & 2pm: Special Appearance by 2023 American Honey Queen
1:30pm: Kid’s & Adult Pie Eating Contest, first come first serve
2pm-4pm: Live music with Braiden Sunshine
Available at the Apple Barrel Farm Market:
Fresh-Picked Strawberries from Lyman Orchards
Lyman Orchards Strawberry Jams & Preserves
Admission to the Lyman Orchards Strawberry Festival is FREE!
Activities subject to change, continue to check back for more information on other activities joining us at the Strawberry Festival!