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Festival Hours
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Thursday

June 9

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Friday

June 10

3:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Saturday

June 11

10:30 am to 11:00 pm

Sunday

June 12

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Admission

Festival Admission
  • Admission to the festival is $5 per person. Online admission sales will be announced shortly.
  • Free entry for kids 5 years old and under and individuals aged 65 and over
  • Advance purchase weekend pass is $12 per person.
    • Available until Wednesday, June 8
Carnival Rides
  • Advanced tickets will be available starting May 30 for purchase at the Vollmer Complex until Wednesday, June 8. Purchase 35 tickets for $40 (9 tickets for free)!
  • After June 8, carnival tickets can be purchased on-site only.
    • Toonie Night - Thursday, June 9. All rides are $2.
    • $30 Unlimited Ride Pass - Friday, June 10. 

Parade

The LaSalle Strawberry Festival Parade is held on Saturday at 10:00 am on Front Road beginning at Old Front Road and ending at Sacred Heart Drive.

Road Closures: Note that the streets perpendicular to Front Road including Reaume, Vermont, Riverview, Elsworth, Ulster, Bouffard, Superior, Huron, Lafferty, Laurier, Maple, Kenwood, Delaware and Sacred Heart Drive will be closed beginning at 9:30 am and will remain closed until approximately 10:45 am. If you are planning on commuting, please seek an alternative route.

Strawberry Festival Parade Map

Entertainment Schedule

Thursday
  • 6:15 PM at Main Stage - Opening Ceremonies presented by LaSalle Town Council
  • 6:30 PM at Main Stage - Mike Seguin and Robert Thibert Jazz Combo
  • 8:00 PM at Dive Pool - Flying Fools High Dive Show
  • 8:30 PM at Main Stage - Tayler Lynn
Friday
  • 3:30 PM at Dive Pool - Flying Fools High Dive Show
  • 4:30 PM at Main Stage - Carson Janik
  • 6:00 PM at Dive Pool - Flying Fools High Dive Show
  • 6:30 PM at Main Stage - I, The Mountain
  • 8:00 PM at Dive Pool - Flying Fools High Dive Show
  • 8:30 PM at Main Stage - Leave Those Kids Alone
  • 10:00 PM at Park Grounds - Fireworks Show
Saturday
  • 10:00 AM at Front Road - Festival Parade
  • 12:30 PM at Dive Pool - Flying Fools High Dive Show
  • 1:00 PM at Main Stage - Madeline Doornaert and Dane Roberts Band
  • 3:00 PM at Main Stage - Melissa Megan Acoustic Duo
  • 4:30 PM at Dive Pool - Flying Fools High Dive Show
  • 5:00 PM at Main Stage - Riverside Drive Band
  • 6:30 PM at Dive Pool - Flying Fools High Dive Show
  • 7:00 PM at Main Stage - Nikki Night Music
  • 9:00 PM at Main Stage - Elton Sean, Elton John Tribute
Sunday
  • 10:30 PM at Dive Pool - Flying Fools High Dive Show
  • 11:00 AM at Main Stage - Kobbler Jay Entertainment Show
  • 12:30 PM at Main Stage - Mascot Dance Off Party
  • 1:30 PM at Main Stage - Josh Johnson
  • 2:00 PM at Dive Pool - Flying Fools High Dive Show
  • 3:00 PM at Dive Pool - Flying Fools High Dive Show

Activity Schedule

Wednesday
  • 6:00 PM at LaSalle Fire Service - Strawberry Cleaning, Volunteers Needed

Friday
  • 10:00 PM at Parks Grounds - Fireworks Show
Sunday
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Gil Maure Park Boat Launch - Youth Fishing Derby presented by Just Fishin' Friends and LaSalle Police Association
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Sensory-Friendly Hour
  • 11:00 AM at Main Stage - Kobbler Jay Entertainment Show
  • 12:30 PM at Main Stage - Mascot Dance Off Party
  • 1:30 PM at Main Stage - Strawberry Planting Activity presented by Raymont's Berries
  • 2:30 PM at Main Stage - Youth Strawberry Eating Contest presented by Reaume Chevrolet

Information about the Strawberry Festival

Accessibility

The 2022 Strawberry Festival will be located at the Vollmer Recreation Complex. The festival grounds are paved and is wheelchair accessible. Accessible parking is also available with paved pathways leading to the festival grounds.

Animals

Pets are not permitted on the festival grounds due to the large volume of visitors within the park. Visitors that require a support animal while visiting the festival may be asked to provide documentation.

ATM

An ATM will be on site. Some vendors are equipped to accept credit and debit cards.

Bags and Purses

Approved bags cannot exceed 14” x 14” x 6”. Diaper bags and medical bags are permitted. All persons and bags entering the festival will be subject to security inspection.  

First Aid

A first aid station is available at the festival.

Parking, Bike Valet and Transit

Free parking is available in designated lots. Parking is available in 5 municipal lots and is on a first come first serve basis. If you park in a no parking zone, you could be ticketed or towed. Accessible parking is available and located in the main Vollmer Complex parking lot with signage and is clearly identifiable. Patrons are encouraged to consider biking to the festival and taking advantage of the free bike valet service.

Bike Windsor-Essex will be offering a bike valet service during the festival. Feel free to take your bicycle to the event!

LaSalle Transit routes will take riders directly to the festival. Stay tuned for a list of routes for 2022.

Restrooms

Restrooms are available at the festival. Accessible restrooms are also available. Restrooms are cleaned and sanitized daily.

Security

Security is posted at the festival entrances as well as throughout the festival grounds. Security is permitted to search bags for contraband such as alcohol, weapons or narcotics. 

For additional public safety, LaSalle Police Service deploys uniformed officers at the festival. 

Smoking/Vaping

In accordance with Smoke Free Ontario Act and Town By-law 7775, Smoking and Vaping on Town property is prohibited. Alcohol is prohibited at the event.

Sponsors

Interested in becoming a sponsor of the event? Learn about our advertising and sponsorship packages by emailing us.

Strawberries and Ice Cream

Strawberries and Ice Cream

The Town of LaSalle, in partnership with Life After Fifty, will be selling strawberries and ice cream at the event. Come and enjoy a cup of fresh and local strawberries from Raymont's Berries.

Raymont's Berries is located in Cottom in Essex County. Raymont's serves delicious produce. Visit their farm to pick up fresh local berries, vegetables and more. You can also see the Raymont's Berries truck in the Strawberry Festival Parade carrying Captain Strawberry.

Volunteering

Looking to add to your high school volunteer credits? Interested in supporting the festival? Volunteers are needed to clean and cut strawberries. Come to the LaSalle Fire Service headquarters on Normandy Street on Wednesday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm to help. For those looking for volunteer credits, staff on site will complete your credit form.

Water Bottle Refill Station

A water bottle refill station provided by the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) will be available once inside the festival.

Weather

The festival operates rain or shine. The Town of LaSalle will evacuate the festival in the event of severe weather. Be sure to bring sunscreen and water.

 

 

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Entertainment

Our entertainers have been selected for 2022. Please check back in 2023.

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Parade

We are still accepting parade participants for the 2022 LaSalle Strawberry Festival parade. 

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Vendors

We are still accepting vendors for the 2022 LaSalle Strawberry Festival. Apply online today!