annual Bellevue Strawberry Festival celebrates the region’s agricultural heritage, as well as its diverse cultural past, present and future. This family-oriented, historic community event features fresh strawberry shortcake, hands-on history experiences, food and vendor booths, entertainment, a Classic Auto Show and tons of Family Fun with games, inflatable bouncers, strawberry shortcake eating contests and much more. In 2011, more than 40,000 people attended the two-day event, consuming 6,000 lbs of strawberries!
The hours are:
- 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday
- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
More than 70 vendors are expected at this event.
This year, the Microsoft Store is the Main Stage and Presenting Sponsor.
As the Main Stage & Presenting Sponsor, the Microsoft Store will be bringing an Xbox 360 Kinect experience to the Festival this year. With Kinect games, YOU are the controller. Literally. So if you find yourself jumping around, battling the dark side or break dancing in front of your children, don’t be surprised. It’s all part of the fun that the Microsoft Store will provide for Festival goers!
The festival also features the Classic Auto Show, to be held on Sunday, June 24, 2012, from 10:00am to 3:00pm at Crossroads International Park, on the second day of the two-day Strawberry Festival. The 2012 Classic Auto Show is sponsored by BECU.
Participants will be able show off their classic rides to crowds that exceeded 20,000 people per day last year, and be judged by public ballot for a variety of categories, including Best of Show, Best of Decade, Oldest at Show, Owner’s Choice, Youth’s Choice, Most Stylish Ride, Best Motorcycle, Best Truck and Best Un-restored Original. All participants will receive a dash plaque. Trophies are given to those that win in each of the above categories.