For one weekend every summer, June 26-27 this year, the quaint town of Cedarburg, Wisconsin becomes the celebration epicenter for the succulent, mouth watering star of summer: the strawberry. Historic Cedarburg, Wisconsin will be holding what is now their 25th annual Strawberry Festival. The entire town will offer strawberries, and prepare strawberries, in every possible edible way. And 10,000 visitors last year were all the happier for it.
The weekend's activities begin with "The Berry Big Run," a 5k run/walk that begins at 8AM, benefiting BigBrothers/BigSisters of Ozaukee County. After the run, the town's streets are open as a Festival Walk of Art, where artists and vendors from all over the greater Midwest are showcased. There will be artwork, jewelry, music, food courts, boutique style items, handmade toys, and more.