The Kiwanis Club of Newark would like to welcome you to the 30th annual Newark Strawberry Festival. "Strawberries on the Square" is our theme. This year the festival will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 31st, June 1 and 2, 2013. The hours are 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. Located on Courthouse Square in downtown Newark in Central Ohio, this is Licking County's largest annual event.
This festival has become a tradition to the citizens of Newark and surrounding areas. Many wait patiently all year long for this festival, which brings so much fun and excitement to Newark. Rides games, crafts, food, and entertainment provide the entire family with many exciting things to do, see, and taste.
Each year, everyone anticipates the return of one of the world's most-craved delicacies --Strawberry Shortcakes made famous by the Newark Kiwanis Club and served with creamy Velvet Ice Cream, made locally.
We are proud to be a member of one of the best and most-respected service clubs in the world -- Kiwanis. Not only is Kiwanis an international organization but it has been well-represented here in the Newark area for more than 90 years. The Kiwanis Club of Newark has provided programs and services which benefit children throughout Licking County.
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time.