Dayton Free Events | Troy Strawberry Festival


The Troy Strawberry Festival will begin tonight at 6pm for Opening Ceremonies and end on Sunday, June 5 at 6pm.  It is one  of my favorites  because I absolutely love strawberries!!  Trust me, there are so many strawberry inspired food choices that it is nearly impossible to pick just a few.  The weekend is not only packed with food,  but lots of entertainment and activities, too!  This is one festival you will not want to miss!!

I have highlighted some of the Events Scheduled this weekend. This may help to pick the best day if you do not live close, like me! :)

Friday, June 3rd

  • 6pm-Opening Ceremonies
  • 6pm-9pm-Food, Crafts, Games, On the Square
  • 6:15pm Children's Parade
  • 6:30pm Big Wheel Race Area, On the Square
  • 7pm Bed Races-On the Square

Saturday, June 4th-10am-8pm

  • 9am Parade- Downtown Troy
  • 1:30pm Strawberry Pie Eating Contest, Registration at 12:30pm
  • 2pm Children's Treasure Hunt
  • 3:30pm Strawberry Kid's Crawl, Great Miami River Flood Plain
  • 11pm-8pm Free Entertainment on the Levee

Sunday, June 5th from 10am-6pm

  • 7:30am-1pm Car Show
  • 8:30 am Classic Run 10K, Troy HS Stadium
  • 12pm Diaper Derby, Center Stage
  • 12pm Kid'Athalon, Troy HS Stadium, Registration at 11:30am
  • 2:45pm Strawberry Idol Talent Show Performers
  • 3:30pm Back Seat Driver Contest, Troy HS Stadium
  • 4:30 Duck Race, Great Miami River

If you are planning on going to the festival, you may want to take advantage of the free parking and shuttle service to the festival. I know in years past that parking can be a challenge and limited during the festival.

This is sure to be a great time for the entire family!  What are you looking forward to this years festival whether it is food or entertainment?  I must have the donuts and chocolate covered strawberries!  I hope to see you there!


For more Free Upcoming Events, check out the Dayton Savings Lifestyle Calendar!

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