june, 2018

16jun9:00 am- 4:00 pmStrawberry Fest

Event Details

Celebrate the beginning of summer with Strawberry Fest! Strawberry Fest is a family festival that features a n art/craft fair with more than 100 vendors from across the Midwest, strawberry shortcake, a children’s costume contest, live entertainment, great food and more.  Strawberry Fest is a great way to celebrate the beginning of summer!

Friday, June 15, 2018

  • Sheridan Amusements Carnival Rides at the former St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church parking lot (corner of Badger St and State St) – 5 PM – 10PM.
  • City Band Concert in the historic bandstand in downtown Waupaca – 7 PM

Saturday, June 16, 2018, Strawberry Fest

Applications –

  • Artists/CrafterThis area is full.  (Items that are homemade)- (printable application)
    (715) 258-7343.  Payment must be made at time of application.  Online Application.

 

  • Vendor Application–  This area is full. Reseller (printable application) Payment must be made at time of application.

 

 

Download a schedule of events.


Volunteer Opportunities

We are currently seeking volunteers for Strawberry Fest 2018 on Saturday, June 16. To recognize volunteers, a donation will be made to the volunteer’s chosen non-profit organization based on their total hours worked.  Our event volunteers are managed through VolunteerSpot. To sign up go to TBA or contact the Chamber office.


Saturday, June 16, 2018

9am – 4pm Events:

  • Taste of Waupaca in Strawberry Lane Café from 9am-4pm
  • Arts & Craft Show – Artisans from across the Midwest from 9am-4pm
  • Entertainment  – 9 AM – Noon, Old Time Sounds; 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Moonlight Bandit.
  • All Berry Booth – Fresh strawberries for sale from 10am until gone.
  • Trivia contest – Answer strawberry trivia for a chance at a $50 Waupaca Area Chamber Gift Certificate.  9 AM – 4 PM.  Fulton Street
  • Shortcake Tent – Serving strawberry shortcake $2.00/person from 9am- until it’s gone!
  • Model Railroad Show – Located in the Waupaca Recreation Center from 10 am – 4 pm.
  • Waupaca Railroad Depot Open House – 10 AM – 5 PM,  Oak Street, north of Waupaca
  • Holly History Center – Open 9am-Noon
  • Sheridan Amusements Carnival Rides at the former St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church parking lot (corner of Badger St and State St) – 10 AM – 6 PM.
  • Hutchinson House Museum – Open 1 PM – 4 pm
  • Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest – 12 noon near the Strawberry Shortcake tent on Fulton Street.  See Waupaca folks eat Strawberry Shortcake in a contest – the winner gets to donate at least $500 to the charity of his or her choice!
  • Strawberry Activities at Turner’s Farm Market – 10 AM – 5 PM, Father’s Day treat.
  • Kids Alley – Activities in Rotary Riverview Park behind Main Street. Dizzy D Clown from 9 am – 3 pm, and much, much more.
  • Lil’ Strawberry Sally & Sam Costume Contest – 11:00 am in Kid’s Alley.  All girls & boys 2-5 years old are invited to enter!  $50 savings bond awarded to Strawberry Sally & Sam; prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place; goodie bags for all participants.  Sponsored by First State Bank and Sunny Day Child Care & Preschool, Inc.  Entry Form.
  • Waupaca Chain Skier’s Duck Race – 2:30 pm in Waupaca River/Rotary Riverview Park. Proceeds benefit Waupaca Chain Skiers Water Ski Club.
  • Strawberries at the Raspberry Connection – King Road, strawberries and other seasonal produce available.
  • Chain Skiers Water Ski Show – 6:00 pm Wisconsin Veterans Home in King.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

  • Model Railroad Show – Located in the Waupaca Recreation Center.  10 am – 3 pm.
  • Waupaca Railroad Depot Open House – 10 AM – 5 PM,  Oak Street, north of Waupaca
  • Strawberry Activities at Turner’s Farm Market – A special strawberry treat for all Dads!
  • Strawberries at the Raspberry Connection – King Road, strawberries and other seasonal produce available.
  • Hutchinson House Museum Open – 1pm-4pm Operated by the Waupaca Historical Society.

2018 Sponsored by

Community First Credit Union     Waupaca Foundry

Bank First     L & L propane

Bethany Home, Inc.  ~  Community Insurance & Associates
Farmers State Bank ~ Faulks Bros. Construction
Waupaca County Dairy Promotion Assoc., Inc. ~ Wisconsin Public Service
Waupaca Buyers’ Guide

Time

(Saturday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location

Main Street

Waupaca WI 54981

Organizer

Waupaca Area Convention and Visitors Bureau 221 S Main Street, Waupaca WI 54981