Alabama Strawberry Festival 2014 in Loxley in Baldwin County

Alabama Strawberry Festival 2014 in Loxley in Baldwin County


28th annual festival, held in downtown Castleberry. Arts, crafts, free entertainment and food spaces. Spaces for rent. 12×12. Fresh strawberries for sale. Always held on the 3rd Saturday in April. No admission charged. Crafts booths available for 35.00. Food booths 50.00. For more information call 251-966-2422.

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Cost: Craft spaces – 35.00 Food spaces -50.00

The Governor of Alabama declared Castleberry the Strawberry Capital of Alabama in 1987. Each year on the 3rd Saturday in April, the small community of 600 celebrates this honor by having a festival in downtown Castleberry. 2011 will be our 25th yr.

Annual festival consisting of arts, crafts, food and strawberries for sale. Money raised goes back to the community.

General Information on the Alabama Strawberry Festival

Annual arts and crafts festival held on the 3rd Saturday in April in downtown Castleberry. No admission charged. Crafts booths available for 35.00. Food booths 50.00 For more information call 251-966-2422.

Basic Info
Founded 1987
Location P.O. Box 314, Castleberry, Alabama 36432
Products Rental spaces for crafts & food
Contact Info
Phone (251) 966-2422

Baldwin County Strawberry Festival
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Open Date:
Sat, Apr 13, 2013
Close Date:
Sun, Apr 14, 2013

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Since 1986, It has grown from a few crafters and food vendors, to over 160 arts and craft exhibitors, a dozen different food vendors, an exciting carnival, wonderful children’s games, antique auto show, animal riding and petting exhibits and live music. Of course, strawberry shortcake is still king!

Municipal Park
4198 Municipal Park Drive
Loxley, AL 36551
Additional Features:
Commercial Vendors, Designated Parking, Entertainment Children’s, Food, Handicapped Access
Sat. 9am-5pm; Sun. 10am-5pm
Phone Number:
(251) 550-2003
Fax Number:
(251) 964-2506
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Castleberry, AL
Community: Conecuh – Escambia Counties, AL

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hough the Baldwin County Strawberry Festival has seen more than a few changes since its introduction in 1987, its small-town charm remains and will be on display for 26th annual event on April 13 and 14.

Baldwin County Strawberry Festival 2012
Mike and Renee Ramsey of Foley enjoy strawberry shortcake during the 2012 Baldwin County Strawberry Festival in Loxley. (File photo)
The 2013 festival, to be held at Loxley Municipal Park, will feature 175 arts and crafts booths, more than a dozen food vendors, a carnival, children’s games, antique car and tractor show and live music.

Baldwin County Strawberry Festival 2012

Foley elderly couple enjoys strawberry short cake at the Strawberry Festival in Loxley.

Long-time organizer Mary Carolyn McDaniel said that event coordinators are ready for a huge demand for the “king” of the festival: strawberry shortcake. Flats of fresh strawberries will also be available for purchase on both festival days.

“With all the nasty weather of last week behind us, we look forward to beautiful weather this weekend for the Strawberry Festival and expect a record crowd,” said Mary Carolyn McDaniel, a long-time organizer of the event.

“There are several new vendors, new children’s attractions and a great lineup of entertainment that we are very excited about. This should be our best festival yet.”

By staying true to its original intent – helping local charities by offering family-oriented fun and strawberry shortcake – the Baldwin County Strawberry Festival has been able to successfully evolve into one of the county’s premier annual events, regularly drawing in more than 100,000 people and raising more than $48,000 each year for its beneficiaries, Loxley Elementary School and the ARC of Baldwin County.

Both Loxley Elementary and ARC of Baldwin County have benefitted greatly from the financial support of the Strawberry Festival over the years. According to the festival’s website, prior proceeds have gone towards new computers, playground equipment and facility upgrades at the school, while ARC has used their portion of the funds to open new residential homes and purchase vans for transportation of residents.

For more information on the festival, visit or call 251-550-2003.






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