Strawberry Fest to include changes
May 31, 2023
Lebanon's 114th annual Strawberry Festival, themed "Peace, Love and Strawberries" will be held June 1-4 with expanded hours this year.
The Strawberry Festival Association is doing a couple of things differently, including a route change for the grand parade and a new park attraction.
This year, in a step back into history, the parade will begin downtown at Rose and Main streets and run south to Pizza Hut, at South Santiam Highway and Market Street.
One of the main reasons for the change to a north-to-south direction is due to traffic and safety concerns at Walmart, where the parade has star...