July 12-13, 2019: North Carolina Blackberry Festival, Lenoir, NC. A very blackberry event with blackberries for sale, blackberry eating contest, a giant patchwork blackberry cobbler (free samples), plus crafts and food booths, music, and more– the main festival is Saturay, July 13. More information here. If you are interested in providing/selling blackberries at the festival, call the Caldwell County Chamber of Commerce at (828) 726-0616.
July 13-21, 2019: Hopkins Raspberry Festival, Hopkins, MN. We don’t know much about it, but this festival is in its 85th year! Find more information here.
July 19-20, 2019: Northwest Raspberry Festival, Lynden, Washington — Lynden is the center of a major raspberry production region. Music, small-court basketball, vendors, and lots of raspberry food and drink. See the schedule here.
July 31-August 2, 2019: Ninth Aneberries Congreso Internacional, Guadalajara, Mexico. The conference of Mexico’s trade association for berries. Find program and registration information here.
March 3-6, 2020: North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference, Chase Park Plaza Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri.Mark your calendar. NARBA’s next annual conference will include a full-day tour and two days of educational sessions and trade show. NARBA welcomes suggestions for the program/speakers and sponsor/ exhibitor inquiries. Contact NARBA.
Please contact NARBA to let us know of upcoming events of interest to the caneberry community or raspberry/blackberry events for the general public.