Blueberry Festival

Featuring our famous blueberry pie eating contest!

Details

Jul 13
8am 7pm
Location
Entertainment Garden
Event Date
July 13, 2019
Rain Date
July 14, 2019

What to know

Linvilla Orchards' Annual Blueberry Festival takes place annually in early July while the local blueberry season is in full swing. You can pick your own healthy blueberries from acres of bushes. The blueberry pie eating contest is the highlight of the day!

Pick Your Own will be opening at 8:00 am.

Entertainment

Hosted by the one and only Silly Joe!  Mixing stories with music, Silly Joe captures family moments in an honest and imaginative way. Kids and parents enjoy laughing with him and at themselves as he offers a lighthearted look at the comedy and quirks of family life.  Silly Joe will share the stage with Parlour Noir with their eccentric six-piece ensemble bringing joy and energy to the stage! 

Costumed Characters  

times are estimated

  • 11:45 am - Dr. Duck
  • 1:45 pm - Traveling Train 
  • 3:00 pm - Vet Girl 

Pie Eating Contest

Sign ups for our Annual Blueberry Pie Eating Contest start at 12 pm next to the stage in the entertainment area.  The first bite will start at approximately 2:30 pm!  Even if you do not wish to stick your face in some of Linvilla’s Own Blueberry Pies, it is definitely a sight to see!  See below for details on how to register.  

Officer Offbeat 

The Juggling Jester of Justice will be strolling between 12 pm - 4 pm.  

Roasty Toasty

What is a festival without the beloved Roasty Toasty?  He will be here from 11 am to 4 pm making those delicious ears of corn that we have grown to love!

Harvest Ridge Winery 

Sampling and selling their wine in the Beer Garden!  Relax and enjoy a glass of wine or bring a bottle home.  

Ship Bottom Beer Garden 

We partnered with Ship Bottom Brewery so you could enjoy their fantastic brews here at the farm!  Stop by have a beer, relax, play corn hole or jenga and spend the afternoon in the beer garden!  

Pie Eating Contest

Every year we host our annual blueberry pie eating contest, featuring our deliciously famous pies. Those who enter will fight for the chance to win the champion title and a prize!

How to Enter

  • Complete the short entry form in person beginning at 12 pm next to the stage in the entertainment area.
  • Entrants for each age group are selected from a hat and called to the stage.
  • Contest begins at approximately 2:30 pm
  • When time is up each plate is weighed, whoever ate the most pie wins!

Age Brackets

  • 8 – 9: 10 participants, 1/4 pie, 1 minute 
  • 10 – 11: 10 participants, 1/4 pie, 1 minute
  • 12 – 14: 10 participants, 1/4 pie, 1 minute
  • 15 - 17: 6 participants, 1/4 pie, 1.5 minutes
  • 18 & up: 8 participants, whole pie, 2.5 minutes

Prize

$25 Linvilla Cash for each age bracket!