Strawberry Festival at Mitcham Farm
Makin' Memories ~ Pickin' Strawberries
Don't miss the 8th Annual Srawberry Festival at Mitcham Farm! This event is fun for the whole family with something for everyone! The festival features u-pick strawberries, specialty food items for sale, arts and craft vendors, food and drink, live music and entertainment, hayrides, helicopter rides, farm animals, and other fun!
Strawberry picking will be open while supply lasts. The farm is located just 30 miles east of downtown Atlanta, less than 5 miles from Interstate 20.
2022 Festival Dates & Times
Saturday, April 30th & Sunday, May 1st (10AM-6PM)
797 Macedonia Church Rd.
Oxford, Georgia 30054
Festival Admission & Fees
ADMISSION: $5/person (Live music, vendors, & market)
FUN ZONE ACTIVITIES: $10/child (includes festival admission)
FREE for children 2yrs & under
Concessions, berries, vendor items, and some activities are an additional fee. Berries available until picked out.
Pick Your Own Strawberries: $16.95/gallon plus $1/bucket
Helicopter Rides: $35/person or $100 for a group of 3
Face Painting: Prices vary
Gem Mining: Starting at $7:50
Crafts & Concessions: Prices vary
Activities at the BARNYARD & MARKET AREA:
- Country River Band (Sat 11am-3pm)
- BilJak Band (Sat 4-6pm)
- Ty Rumble & Co. (Sun 2:30-4pm)
- Pie eating contest (Sun 2pm)
- Arts & craft vendors
- Farm market & concessions
- Access to u-pick fields
- Farm animals
- Gem mining*
Activities at the FUNZONE:
- Magician Steve Aldridge (Sat 4-6pm)
- Balloon animals by Toofpik the Clown (Sat & Sun 11am-2pm)
- Magic & balloon animals by Beebo the Clown (Sat & Sun 3-6pm)
- Face painting (Sat & Sun 10am-6pm)
- Helicopter rides (1-6pm near parking area)*
* Fees apply. Concessions, berries, vendor items, and some activities are an additional fee.
Deliciously sweet, fresh berries. Pick them fresh right from the field! Picking your own berries is easy and fun, and it doesn't take long to fill a basket.
Country River Band (CRB)
With seasoned professionals and musicians, CRB brings a great mix of classic country with the top 40 hits and a touch of southern rock classics. Fast becoming a very popular band in the Athens music scene, they are now poised to show the rest of Georgia and the south what the Country River Band can do. The Country River Band has open for many of country's biggest stars such as: George Jones, Connie Smith, Randy Travis & Doug Stone. (Performing Saturday 11-3)
Ty Rumble & Co.
Ty Rumble and his children, also known as "Ty Rumble & Co.," are based out of Conyers, GA and have been creating fun beats with meaningful lyrics since 2010. (Performing Sunday 2:30-4) [learn more]
Up up and away! Take a sightseeing ride up above our beautiful countryside available on select dates only. Starting at $35/person or $100 for a group of 3.
Gem Mining Sluicing
Welcome to the Mitcham Farm Gem Mine! Have fun with this old-time panning-for-gold experience. Purchase a bag of "rough" and use a screen-bottom box in the mining sluice to sift through and find gemstones. Use the provided ID chart to identify what you have found! Located at the Market & Barnyard area
Pay Dirt: 3lbs w/ 6oz gemstones
Emerald Strike: 5lbs w/ 6oz gemstones PLUS 3oz emeralds
Mother Lode: 10 lb w/ gemstones, fossils, shark teeth, arrowheads and large amethyst druze specimen. Includes 2 ID cards and 2 collection bags!
Pick your design and be transformed! Addtional fee applies.
We are expecting well over 3,000 attendees at this year's Strawberry Festival. We are looking for arts and craft vendors who would like to display and sell their items.