Strawberry Festival making return to summer on Monument Circle | ICIN

INDIANAPOLIS — (NOTE: The video above is from a previous report of the Strawberry Festival returning in September 2021 after taking a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)

Hosted by the Cathedral Women of Christ Church Cathedral’s fundraiser, the event is scheduled for Thursday, June 9 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., or while supplies last.

“The Works” will cost $8 and includes homemade shortcake, strawberries, ice cream and whipped cream. Single items will be available á la carte for $2 each. Cash and card will be accepted.

Proceeds outside of the food costs will go directly to charity.

The first Strawberry Festival was held Thursday, June 10, 1965, selling 100 homemade shortcakes on the church lawn at the inaugural event.

This year, the congregation will bake more than 10,000 homemade shortcakes and plans to serve nearly 4 tons of strawberries.

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