Copper Country Strawberry Festival

Schedule of Events

The 2021 Strawberry Festival is planned for:

Friday, July 9 and Saturday, July 10.


COVID-19 Statement: 

Due to the Corona Virus and in the interest of public safety, the Chassell Lions Club cancelled the traditional Copper Country Strawberry Festival for 2020.

 The Chassell Lions Club is moving forward with the Strawberry Festival for 2021.

We will continue to reassess the situation as the date gets closer and as the situation changes.  The schedule of events will be made available as soon as events and times have been confirmed.


The 2019 Schedule of Events included:

Friday, July 12th, 2019

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM        Serving of Strawberry Shortcake, Brats, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Fresh Cut French Fries,                                             Mini Pasties, Sloppy Joes, Nachos, Pizza

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM       Exhibits & Sales of Arts & Crafts

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM        Chassell Heritage Center Open House

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM          Copper Country Community Band in the Open Pavilion

4:00 PM - Until Gone      Fish Boil (Lake Trout, Potato, Carrots, Onion, Roll and Beverage)

5:00 PM                             Judging of Strawberries, etc.

6:00 PM                            Children's Parade at the Open Pavilion

7:00 PM                             Introduction of Queen Candidates, Evening Gown Competition, Citizen of the Year,                                                   Youth Citizen of the Year & Strawberry Auction

8:00 PM                            Queen Crowning (time is approximate)

9:00 PM - 1 AM               Dance at the Chassell VFW Post 6507 - Music by Marshall Law

Saturday, July 13th, 2019

7:00 AM - 10:00 AM       Pancake, Eggs & Sausage Breakfast with beverage & bakery at the Chassell Township                                                   School by Chassell High School Senior Class

7:00 AM - 10:00 AM       Car Wash at the Chassell Township School by Chassell High School Senior Class.

And after the parade

9:00 AM - Until Gone    Serving of Strawberry Shortcake, Brats, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Fresh Cut French Fries,                                             Mini Pasties, Sloppy Joes, Nachos, Pizza

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM         Exhibits & Sale of Arts and Crafts

11:00 AM                           Strawberry Festival Parade

After the Parade               BBQ Chicken by Chassell Fire Dept. & First Responders    


12:00 PM - 4:00 PM        Chassell Heritage Center Open House                            

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM        Live Music by Mike Urbis & Friends in the Open Pavilion

Following Music               Kivajat Dancers

1:00 PM                             Children's Games in the Park    

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM          "FREE" 30 minute Scientific Excursions aboard Michigan Tech's Research Vessel                                                            Agassiz departing from the Chassell Boat Launch every 1/2 hour starting at 1:00 PM                                                   Learn how the Great Lakes are studied by scientists. Children 7 yrs. & up.  

2:00 PM                            Friends of Fashion present a Vintage Fashion Show at the Chassell Heritage Center                                                      entitled:  "Churches of the Copper Country"