After cancellation by the pandemic final yr, the 66th Annual Strawberry Competition will happen Wednesday, June 16 via Sunday, June 20 in Mattituck.
“We’re very excited to be holding the Strawberry Competition after a yr off,” stated Chris Ekster, pageant chairman and first vp of Mattituck Lions Membership. “We anticipate this to be a good time for all attendees.”
The occasion will function carnival rides, leisure, arts and crafts, meals — and, after all, strawberries. A full schedule is offered on the festival website.
For the primary time ever, the pageant will open on a Wednesday night time with no admission cost, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission will likely be free Wednesday, $5 Thursday and $10 Friday via Sunday. Kids ages 5 and beneath have free admission.
A fireworks present will likely be held Thursday and Saturday nights, climate allowing. Friday night time will open the complete pageant, with a craft and enterprise vendor honest along with the meals court docket and carnival rides out there the earlier two nights.
The Strawberry Queen will likely be topped Saturday at 3 p.m.
The pageant will finish Sunday with Father’s Day specials, together with free admission for all fathers accompanied by a paid baby.
Social distancing and masks will likely be required for anybody who isn’t totally vaccinated, as per CDC tips. All attendees might want to endure a temperature test and signal a well being screening kind agreeing to put on a masks always if unvaccinated besides whereas consuming or consuming. The shape is available here to be accomplished upfront.
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