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St. Michael’s Strawberry Festival on Noblesville Square, June 18th

It’s Strawberry Shortcake time again. St. Michael’s Episcopal Church is hosting its 44th annual Strawberry Festival on the Noblesville Square from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 18, (while supplies last). They will be joined on the Square by the Nickel Plate Arts Maker Faire and a Noblesville Juneteenth event.

The Strawberry Festival is a Noblesville tradition, bringing families and friends back each year for homemade shortcake topped with strawberries, ice cream, and whipped topping. Profits are donated to local non-profits as a way for the patrons and the St. Michael’s congregation to make a difference in the community. In 2021, the Strawberry Festival raised $9,000 for Family Promise of Hamilton County.

“It’s a real labor of love, and an opportunity for us to work together to support our neighbors.”, according to Rick Conner, Senior Warden. “St. Michael’s is all about building community, through faith, fellowship, and giving back. There’s something special about working side by side to make this event happen.” St. Michael’s also has a donation garden at the church, providing fresh produce each week to the White River Food Pantry.

This Strawberry Festival is held in conjunction with the Nickel Plate Arts Maker Faire, featuring local artisans, makers and crafts. This year, more than 70 makers and artisans will showcase their wares. The Juneteenth Celebration will include educational activities, music, and entertainment brought to you by local inclusion and equity groups in the region. The entire Downtown Square will be filled with activity and celebration, bringing the community together for a very special day.