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Discover the Mattituck Strawberry Festival: Stay at The Shoals for the Perfect Getaway

The North Fork of Long Island bursts into a vibrant celebration every summer with the highly anticipated Mattituck Strawberry Festival. Known for its delightful blend of family fun, fresh strawberries, and community spirit, this festival is a must-visit for anyone looking to enjoy the best of the season. Elevate your festival experience by staying at The Shoals, a charming and luxurious accommodation near this year's festivities.


The Mattituck Strawberry Festival: A Celebration of Community and Berries

The Mattituck Strawberry Festival, organized by the Mattituck Lions Club, is a time-honored tradition that has delighted visitors for decades. Held annually in June, this festival transforms the North Fork into a haven of strawberry-themed activities, entertainment, and culinary delights. Visitors can indulge in various strawberry treats, from classic strawberry shortcakes and chocolate-covered strawberries to innovative creations like strawberry daiquiris and jams.


A History of Sweet Success

The festival's origins date back to 1955, when it was first organized to raise funds for community projects and charities. Over the years, it has grown exponentially, attracting tens of thousands of visitors yearly. The festival highlights the importance of strawberries to the local economy and showcases the rich agricultural heritage of the North Fork.


Activities and Attractions for All Ages

The Mattituck Strawberry Festival offers a plethora of activities for all ages. Families can enjoy thrilling carnival rides, games, and live entertainment, while food enthusiasts can explore various vendors providing everything from strawberry shortcakes to local wines. There are also arts and crafts stalls, agricultural exhibits, and a strawberry eating contest that adds an element of friendly competition.


Strawberries Galore: A Culinary Delight

One of the festival's main attractions is, undoubtedly, the strawberries. The festival's food court is a paradise for strawberry lovers, featuring a mouth-watering array of strawberry-infused dishes. Whether you prefer your strawberries dipped in chocolate, blended into a refreshing smoothie, or baked into a pie, there's something to satisfy every palate. Local chefs and vendors showcase their creativity, ensuring every visitor gets a taste of North Fork's best strawberries.


Music and Entertainment

Entertainment is a key component of the Mattituck Strawberry Festival. The event features live music performances from local bands and artists, providing a lively soundtrack to the festivities. From rock and pop to folk and country, the diverse lineup ensures there's something for everyone to enjoy. Additionally, dance performances, magic shows, and other family-friendly entertainment keep the crowd engaged throughout the festival.


Why Stay at The Shoals During the Festival?

Located just a short drive from the festival grounds, The Shoals is the perfect accommodation choice for festival-goers looking to extend their stay on the North Fork. This luxurious hotel offers a serene retreat with stunning waterfront views, top-notch amenities, and easy access to all the attractions in the area. Here's why you should consider staying at The Shoals during the Mattituck Strawberry Festival:


Convenient Proximity

The Shoals is ideally close to the festival, allowing you to enjoy all the activities without the hassle of long commutes. After a day of fun at the festival, you can return to the comfort of your room within minutes.


Luxurious Accommodations

The Shoals offers a range of beautifully appointed rooms and suites, each designed with your comfort in mind. Enjoy spacious living areas, plush bedding, and modern amenities that relax your stay. Whether you're traveling solo, as a couple, or with family, there's a room that suits your needs.


Breathtaking Views

Wake up to sparkling waters and picturesque landscapes. The Shoals' waterfront location provides stunning views that add a touch of tranquility to your stay. Relax on your private balcony or stroll along the shore to soak in the natural beauty of the North Fork.


Explore the North Fork

Staying at The Shoals allows you to explore the wider North Fork area. Visit local wineries, charming villages, and pristine beaches that make this region a beloved destination. The Shoals serve as an excellent base for your adventures, providing easy access to all the attractions the North Fork has to offer.


Plan Your Visit Today

Take advantage of the fun and excitement of the Mattituck Strawberry Festival. Make your experience even more special by staying at The Shoals, where comfort, luxury, and convenience create an unforgettable getaway. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a festival regular, The Shoals offers the perfect accommodation to complement your festival experience.


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