Bellevue Beat | 2017 Bellevue Strawberry Festival: What's new and how to get involved!
The annual Eastside Heritage Center's Bellevue Strawberry Festival presented by BECU will be held Saturday, June 24 from 10AM to 8PM, and Sunday, June 25 from 10AM to 6PM at Crossroads International Park.
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This annual Strawberry Festival features live entertainment on the BECU Main Stage, a Family Fun Area, delicious strawberry shortcake, hands-on history activities and exhibits presented by Eastside Heritage Center. There will be food for all tastes, with over 100 craft, business, and merchandise vendor booths. There was also be fresh produce and strawberry flats available for purchase.
The Family Fun Area will be a buzz all weekend long, with exciting new additions that will include the i9 Youth Sports Skills Showdown obstacle course and Zorb Ball Races, which are giant human size balls attendees can climb into and compete against each other! The Family Fun Area also will include pony rides, inflatable bouncers, face painting, balloons, the Mini-Mountain rock-climbing wall, a big purple slide and more! Don't forget to check out the Touch-a-Truck Event on Saturday from 10AM to 6PM. Visitors will have the chance to see up close and touch equipment that is used for construction projects on the Eastside, with special thanks to GLY Construction and Northwest Construction, Inc.
Attendees can also enjoy a variety of FREE activities with the Strawberry Festival Passport that will take visitors on a journey through the Festival. Completed Passports can be turned into BECU booth for a chance to win Four Tickets to a 2017 Seattle Mariners Game with a parking pass and a Ken Griffey Jr. Mariners Jersey. Also new this year, the Bellevue Lions Club will offer free testing for vision, hearing, diabetes, glaucoma and blood pressure in their Health Screening Truck.
Would you like to get involved? There are lots of ways you can!
Volunteer positions are available. Volunteer jobs include serving up scrumptious strawberry shortcake, event set-up, selling tickets for the games, answering questions at the information booth, and many other fun festival activities. Contact email@example.com to sign-up today!
Entries are being accepted for the Annual Strawberry Festival Classic Auto Show. Participants can show off their classic rides and be judged by public ballot for a variety of categories, including Best Pre-WWII, Best Post-WWII, Oldest at Show, Owner's Choice, Youth's Choice, and Best Un-restored Original. All participants will receive a dash plaque.
Free parking and shuttle bus every 15 minutes from Highland Middle School and Sherwood Forest Elementary.
Published: May 7, 2017