Strawberry festivals come in all forms of celebrations. This is an event that usually happens in areas where there is an abundant supply of strawberries.
In the past, these events are meant to celebrate the fruit itself. It celebrates the different ways that you can use this fruit. There are booths and exhibits that will showcase how wonderful this fruit can really be. If you are a lover of strawberries, you will really appreciate what these fruits can bring. It can also be a learning experience as you discover the different ways that you can enjoy the juiciness, sweetness, and fragrance of this fruit.
3 strawberry festivals to visit in Europe
There are several strawberry festivals happening around the world. While the star of the show is usually the sweet strawberries, the modern festival goes beyond just featuring the fruit. There are also a lot of entertainment going on. You have concerts, arts and crafts, and so much more. It all depends on who will attend the event. There are usually activities meant for all ages.
In Europe, there are several festivals taking place as well. In fact, here are three that you can look forward to for the rest of the year.
Cambridge Strawberry Fair 2017
This festival happens in Cambridge, England. It is a local event that is filled with a lot of entertainment and activities. This usually happens on Midsummer Common for more than 30 years already. It is already one of the biggest open-air festivals in Europe. The best part about it is that you are free to attend it. In this event, you will see Strawberry Fairies – which are all local volunteers. They are all contributing their time, skill, and energy to make the event a huge success every year. This festival started as a small event and over the years, it has grown into something really big. So far, the strawberry festivals have attracted more than 30,000 visitors on a daily basis.
Sagra Delle Fragola di Maletto 2017
This strawberry festival takes place in Maletto, Italy. It actually happens in several locations – but all within the town of Maletto. The event celebrates the sweetness of strawberries and its versatility. You can turn it into a cake, pastry, jam, and even risotto. You will see all the locally-grown strawberries in this festival. But this event will not only satisfy your palate. Participants can enjoy the live music and various activities set up by the organisers.
Sagra Delle Fragola di Nemi 2018
This particular strawberry festival takes place in Nemi, Italy. Just like the other strawberry festivals happening all over Europe, you will witness the versatility of the fruit in this event. You will see how it can be used in ice creams, jams, syrups, and various pastries and baked goods. It is also used in cooking traditional meals. You will really enjoy the flavour of this fruit in different forms and dishes.
These three strawberry festivals will really inspire you to use this amazing fruit in your meals. You can infuse traditional dishes with its flavour or you can eat it as is. It is a great main ingredient in desserts and various baked pieces. So why not look into the nearest festival happening in your area?