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Strawberry Buzz Festival

come taste the strawberries of Saanich!

come taste the strawberries of Saanich!

Part festival, part rural ramble, and fully an event for all ages, the Saanich Peninsula STRAWBERRY BUZZ FESTIVAL, June 24-25, 2017 is a signature Flavour Trials festival consisting of a FREE self-guided flavour trail tour and TWO fantastic special events.

Take in the STRAWBERRY BUZZ FESTIVAL by bike or by car, exploring the peninsula at the peak of strawberry season! Meet the growers and makers, enjoy free food and drink samples, take in a farm or winery tour, catch some great free music, and enjoy fun kids activity and farm animals. Most of all, pick, buy and bring home strawberries and other delights to fill your pantry. Download the Strawberry Buzz Festival guide and map at and star...t planning your flavour trail route to the participating farms, wineries, cideries, distilleries, markets and cafes. Hard copies of the guide and map can be found at local markets, cafes, businesses, and community centres, and will be available at all stops on the festival route.

SPECIAL EVENTS, both fundraisers for the Capital Regional Food and Agriculture Initiative Roundtable (CRFAIR):

Berry Fizz Soiree. Saturday June 24 (details to be announced soon!)

Family Strawberry Pancake Breakfast. Sunday, June 25 at Dan’s Farm Market, 2030 Bear Hill Rd. (at Oldfield Rd.). $8 adults, $5 kids. Real pancakes piled high with real strawberries picked from Guite Farm down the road, and topped with real whip cream . . . it doesn’t get better!! This and music, kids activities and farm animals! No advance tickets required – – just come on down and we will serve up the goodness!

Check out our event on Facebook and see you on the Flavour Trail!!

Earlier Event: June 3
Blanket Exercises
Later Event: July 14
19th Annual BCFSN Gathering!