Portland Strawberry Festival
May 4-11, 2013
The Big Festival Day: Saturday, May 11, 2013
The Portland Lions Club handles booth rentals at the Strawberry Festival.
This is the vendor application form for 2013.
For additional information, please contact a member of the Portland Lions Club:
Individuals and groups wanting to perform at the Strawberry Festival should contact the Portland Chamber of Commerce at (615) 325-9032.
Directions to the Strawberry Festival.
From I-65, take exit 117.
Head east on TN 52 for about 5 miles.
Turn left on TN 109. (There is a traffic light.)
Go a block or two north on TN 109.
Most of the events are near the gazebo (#3 on map.)
2013 Middle Tennessee Strawberry Festival Event List
This one event has been postponed until Saturday,
5/25/2013 at noon!
This event has been postponed. The new date will be announced on May 6.
Garden Tractor Pull and Classic Car Cruise-in
Location: Days Gone By, 122 Davis Street
Gate Fee $5.00
Pull and Cruise In begins at 2:00 p.m.
This one event has been postponed until Sunday, 05/19/2013 from 1 to
Bradley Kountry Acres Open House
650 Jake Link Rd.
Monday, May 6
Choir Night This one event has been Cancelled
The 2013 Strawberry Festival Choir Night, which was scheduled for May 6, has been cancelled. This event has been a part of the festival for many years. We have hopes this will return for the 2014 festival.
Tuesday, May 7
15th Annual Strawberry Golf Tournament
Format: Four person Scramble.
Team Fee: $300
Start time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Kenny Perry Country Creek Golf Course, 1075 Kenny Perry Drive, Franklin, KY
Thursday, May 9
Library Story Hour
Portland Public Library
301 Portland Blvd.
Story Hour. Everyone welcome! Come dressed in your favorite story book character.
Thursday, May 9
Honorary Dinner for Grand Marshal Tim Guraedy “Mountain Man”
Location: Bottom View Farm, 185 Wilkerson Ln.
Time 6:30 p.m.
Friday, May 10
Game Show Night
Co-Hosts “Mountain Man” and Drew Jennings
Based on popular game show “Let’s Make a Deal.”
Audience members dressed in costume will have the opportunity to win cash and prizes.
Entry Fee $5.00
Show Time 6:30 p.m.
Location: J. W. Wiseman Elementary School
Strawberry Festival Parade
Rotary Pancake Breakfast
Festival Day May 11
7:00-11:00 Rotary Pancake Breakfast
8:00 Strawberry Stride
9:00-5:00 Strawberry Lane - Strawberry Farmers Selling Portland Strawberries
9:00-1:30 Mountain Man selling T-Shirts and Caps
9:00-5:00 Strawberry Jam Music on Market Street
10:00 Strawberry Bake Contest. Drop-off 9:00-10:00
9:00-5:00 KidTown USA. Inflatables on Main Street. $5 All Day Play.
9:30-2:00 Game Stage:
Strawberry Eating Contest
Duck Calling Contest
More Contest TBD
7:00-10:00 Casino Night
Dark Movie in the Park “The Amazing Spiderman”
May 7-May 11
Arm Bands $18
Family Night: May 9, Arm Bands $15
Sponsored by PHS BAND
Provided by Family Attractions Amusements www.familyattractionsamusements.com
Where to Buy Strawberries?
Please visit NMT's "Strawberries" page!
Friday & Saturday, May 17-18, 2013. Highway 52 Yard Sale. Tennessee's second longest yard sale! Over 400 vendors selling who-knows-what along Highway 52 from Orlinda, across I-65, all the way to Celina. Crosses all of Sumner, Macon and Clay Counties and passes through Orlinda, Portland, Westmoreland, Lafayette, Red Boiling Springs and Celina. For details, please visit: http://www.tn52.com/tn52_yard_sale.htm
Miss the 2012 Strawberry Festival Parade?
Jim Ball of Smokey Barn News [Robertson County] filmed the entire parade and uploaded in as a YouTube video. If you'd like to watch the video, it is 26-1/2 minutes long. Here's the YouTube link: http://youtu.be/lbcdMVl_Ysg Thanks, Jim!
Middle Tennessee Strawberry Festival® is a registered trademark of the Portland Chamber of Commerce. The trademark was issued in 2010. See USPTO entry.
Portland's first Strawberry Festival was held in 1941. Ever since that time, the Festival has been a collaborative effort between the City of Portland, our businesses, our farmers, our schools, the Chamber of Commerce, our churches, our fraternal and civic organizations, our musicians, and many others. Our annual Festival is our time to showcase Portland, and we invite you to come join us for the festivities! NMT Web Designs, LLC lists the events below as a community service. Not all of the events listed below are part of the "official" Middle Tennessee Strawberry Festival® umbrella. However, the events fall in the same general date range, and they may also be of interest to you. Enjoy!