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Berry Dairy Days reschedules festival for August 21 – 23, 2020

Burlington, WA—

Earlier in the month the Burlington Chamber of Commerce announced that Berry Dairy Days has been
rescheduled for August 21st – 23rd, 2020. The original festival dates were June 19th – 21st, but the
decision to reschedule has been made for the safety of all attendees and participants amid the
coronavirus outbreak. The health and safety of the community is of utmost importance us and we
appreciate everyone’s understanding and support as this difficult decision was made.

“We are excited that a weekend in August works for the Berry Dairy Days. By then our
community will be past the unfortunate situation we are currently involved in and ready for a
great weekend of a parade, good food, fun vendors, great music, the soon to be world famous
BBQ competition and the Berry Cool Car show. What fun!” – Peter Browning, Burlington
Chamber of Commerce CEO

The events at the festival have been rescheduled and will take place as follows:

Friday, August 21, 2020
11:00 a.m. Strawberry Shortcake Booth
5:00 p.m. Festivities at Skagit River Park – TBD

Saturday, August 22, 2020
10:30 a.m. Food, Craft and Commercial Vendors
– Free Kid Zone activities
– Strawberry Shortcake Booth
11:00 a.m. Grand Parade
11:30 a.m. Kiwanis Salmon BBQ
12:30 p.m. Live Entertainment
7:00 p.m. Monster Truck Show

Sunday, August 23, 2020
7:00 a.m. Berry Dairy Days Road Run
10:30 a.m. Craft and Commercial Booths
– Berry Cool Car Show
– Strawberry Shortcake Booth
– Live Entertainment
11:00 a.m. Burlington BBQ Battle

Berry Dairy Days has been a consistent part of the Skagit County community for the past
83 years. The festival continues to celebrate Burlington’s history, agriculture, farming, traditions
and community. In 1937, the first annual “Berry Dairy Days” was launched and featured a giant
Strawberry Shortcake that was pulled down Fairhaven Avenue in red wagons. In 1965 the event
was handed over to the Burlington Chamber of Commerce, who to continue the tradition today.

Berry Dairy Days is one of the oldest festivals in Skagit County. It still represents
Burlington’s impressive agriculture and farming community. The Burlington Chamber has added
many activities to this fun-filled weekend but the essence remains all these decades later with a
Grand Parade, Festival in the Park and endless amounts of strawberry shortcake all weekend
long.

Join us for a weekend full of community events, including a BBQ Battle and strawberry
shortcake!

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