Annual Strawberry Festival PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 00:00

It’s that time of year again!  St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, located in beautiful Starlight, Indiana, once again invites strawberry lover’s (young and old) to the 36th annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, May 24, 2014.  Come out and enjoy all the fun and delicious food that this gorgeous community has to offer. 

Adults and children alike will love piling their berries high at the famous Build Your Own Strawberry Shortcake Station and will enjoy the wide variety of frozen strawberry fruit drinks.  Delicious fair foods are always a big hit as well and those seeking a little more will not be disappointed by the buffet-style fried chicken and ham dinner.  It’s complete with all the traditional fixings, including chicken & dumplings, homemade bread with strawberry butter, corn, slaw, green beans with new potatoes and dessert.

Bring the whole family out for a fun-filled day of food, family-friendly games, bounce house rides, arts and local crafts.  There will be a soap box derby track, booth games, bingo and much more.  Visitors

can also enjoy live entertainment throughout the day.  Adults can join around the tables in the Wine & Beer garden to enjoy beer and award winning wine from Starlight’s own Huber’s Orchard, Winery, and Vineyards.  Admission to the Strawberry Festival is free.

Little ones can join in the fun with the Little Miss and Mister Shortcake contest.  The contest is open to boys and girls ages 3 to 6, and the fee is $15.  This is a “draw of the hat” contest, so all contestants have an equal chance of winning.  For more information on the contest or to enter your child, please email Lindsey Rasmussen at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

For more information, call 812-923-5785, find us on Facebook at starlightstrawberryfestival or visit our website at