The Lowcountry Strawberry Festival at Boone Hall Plantation will attract thousands of residents and visitors from all over the state to the Charleston area alike. For four days, families will enjoy strawberries, fun and entertainment.

What started out as a two-three acre u-pick patch in 1997 has now grown into one of the largest spring festivals and agri-tourism events in the state with acres and acres of fun for people of all ages. Despite the growth and additional attractions and activities added to the event through the years, this event has always and will always be about strawberries.

This year a new giant rock climbing wall, courtesy of James Island County Park, will be featured in the Family Attractions area along with a petting zoo, pig races, acrobatic dog shows, three story slide tower, playground area, event contests and entertainment. Over 20 festival rides will featured and of course, there will be u-pick strawberries as long as berries are available.

The Miss Berry Princess Contest and The Mr. John Deere Contests for girls and boys 4-6 years of age are popular staples of the event. Strawberry pie eating contests provide plenty of laughs as contestants usually end up with pieces of pie all over their faces.

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So if you’re looking for a place to go spend some quality time together experiencing some fun on a farm, this event has got you covered.

The Lowcountry Strawberry Festival takes place April 25-28 at Boone Hall Farms, which is located on the perimeter of Boone Hall Plantation. Entrance to this event is a half-mile north of Long Point Road on Highway 17 in Mt. Pleasant. Please do not go to the main entrance to Boone Hall on Long Point Rd. You cannot get into this event from there.

For more information and how to purchase advance tickets online can be found at www.BooneHallPlantation.com.

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