Strawberry Festival

June 17, 2023

There’s no sweeter way to celebrate the start of Summer ‘23 than by joining in on all the fun at the Lyman Orchards Strawberry Festival!  It’s all happening at the Apple Barrel Farm Market and grounds on Saturday, June 17, 10am-4pm!

We’ll have plenty of pick your own strawberrieslive music from the KC Sisters on the patio, Free Food Tastings at the Apple Barrel Farm Market, Horse-Drawn Hayrides, Face Painting by Lara, Circle K Petting Farm.

Jones Apiaries Honey Farm will provide an up close look at all things ‘bees’ including crafts for the kids.  The 2023 American Honey Queen will make a special appearance, and we’ll be busy as bees baking up our freshly-made Strawberry Shortcakes and signature line of Lyman Orchards Creamery Bakery Ice Cream Sundaes!

Evelich Metal at Faith, Fire and Forge will be onsite with blacksmithing demonstrations! Learn about the ancient art of forging as you eat your way through the day. Start off with breakfast sandwiches until 11am, fresh roasted nuts, Jeff's Kettle Corn, food trucks, and enjoy our great lunch menu at the Apple Barrel Farm Market deli!

Stop by to see Durham/Middlefield Youth and Family Services as they will be on site with crafts and giveaways!

The KC Sisters is a local CT Award Winning A Capella group. In 2019, the KC Sisters performed on Nickelodeon's new singing competition, America’s Most Musical Family, that showcases the most talented and brilliant family performers! Watch their performance here. Aside from their a cappella voices that harmonize on their repertoire of selections, each girl plays multiple instruments including piano, guitar, violin, bass, cello, ukulele, and drums.

Schedule of Events:

8am-4:30pm: Pick-Your-Own Strawberries open on South Street, Middlefield

10am-4pm: Horse-Drawn Hayrides, Petting Farm, Jones Apiaries Honey Farm, Face Painting by Lara, Durham/Middlefield Youth and Family Services, Free Blacksmithing Demonstration

11am-12pm & 12:30pm-1:30pm: Live Music with the KC Sisters

12pm & 2pm: Special Appearance by 2023 American Honey Queen

1:30pm – Kid's & Adult Pie Eating Contest, first come first serve

Available at the Apple Barrel Farm Market:
Fresh-Picked Strawberries from Lyman Orchards
Lyman Orchards Strawberry Jams & Preserves
Strawberry Syrup
Strawberry Fudge
Strawberry Salsa
Strawberry Granola
Admission to the Lyman Orchards Strawberry Festival is FREE!
Activities subject to change, continue to check back for more information on other activities joining us at the Strawberry Festival!
Event Location: Apple Barrel Farm Market

Time of Event: 10am - 4pm

The Apple Barrel

Monday-Sunday: 9:00AM-6:00PM

Apple Barrel Deli
Open Daily: 9:00AM-4:00PM

32 Reeds Gap Rd
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6000

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Lyman Golf


7:00am - 5:00pm

700 Main Street
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6031

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1741 Pub & Grill


70 Lyman Road
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6033

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Pick your own


105 South Street
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6015

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