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Blueberry To Go Market


Thanks for turning your tongue blue with us at the Blueberry To Go Market,
we'll see you next year for the 34th Annual Blueberry Festival!

Blueberry To Go Market

Saturday, July 18 - Sunday, July 26

Open Daily: 10 AM - 6 PM

Visit onsite on weekends July 18-19, 25-26
Drive Thru pickups only on weekdays July 20-24 with Senior Hours 9:00-10:00 am

Burnside Plantation

1461 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem, PA

What is the Blueberry To Go Market?

The Blueberry To Go Market is a 9-day, blueberry celebration held at the historic Burnside Plantation, Bethlehem's very own "farm-in-the-city" located at 1461 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem, PA 18018.

There are 2 new ways to join our annual celebration this year:

Pre-order & Safe Pickup
Monday, July 20 - Friday, July 24

  • Pre-order your favorite blueberry desserts & products in our Online Store
  • Choose your pickup day and time
  • Safe drive thru pickup at Burnside Plantation at your choice of day and time

Visit Burnside Plantation
Saturday & Sunday, July 18, 19, 25, 26

  • Pre-purchase your 90-minute time slot - $3 per person, all ages
  • Free take home craft and activity bag for kids included in ticket price (Moravian Paper Dolls, Burnside Butterflies, Cheerio Birdfeeders, and a word search and eye-spy activity)
  • Reserve a picnic space for up to 5 people to enjoy during your visit - $10
  • Enjoy live acoustic musicians and shop from local crafters
  • Shop favorite blueberry desserts and products
  • Enjoy food from Voracious Deli
  • Add on beer, wine, and spirits from Fegley's BrewWorks, Black River Farms, and Xplorer Spirits
  • Tour the Colonial and Pollinator gardens
  • Participate in the Best Blueberry Dessert Culinary Contest, Dog Parade, or Best Blueberry Bonnet Contest
  • Click on Onsite Activities block below for more information!
Blueberry Festival 2018 - Historic Farmhouse & Colonial Garden. Photo by Scott Piccotti

All proceeds help Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites to maintain 20 historic landmarks in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

How We Are Keeping Visitors Safe

For the safety and well-being of shoppers, vendors, volunteers and staff, it is important that everyone follow these Safety Protocols during Covid-19 mitigation:

  • All vendors, shoppers, and HBMS staff and volunteers must wear protective masks by order of the Commonwealth of PA Health Department
  • There will be no more than 250 people at Burnside Plantation at one time including visitors, staff, volunteers, and vendors
  • Shop individually or in pairs to maintain social distancing
  • Signage posted at the entrance to the market listing shopper safety guidelines – please observe and follow these guidelines
  • Hand sanitizer located at the Admission Tents
  • Sanitize your hands before entering Burnside Plantation
  • HBMS will provide additional hand sanitizers at the Blueberry Shoppe in the Johnson Barn
  • Adhere to 6’ physical distancing while in the market. Give space to those around you, at least 6’ while shopping, waiting in line, and strolling the grounds
  • Only vendors and their staff may handle products; customers must not touch any products before they are purchased
  • Do not consume any foods while in the market shopping area. Enjoy your beverages and ready-to-eat foods in the picnic area not in the market area
  • No sampling of products
  • If possible, vendors will have a different person handle products and handle money, or they will wash hands or sanitize in between these tasks
  • Dogs are permitted on leashes, there will be designated Pet Stations with waste bags available
  • The pre-purchased 90-minute time slots and 30 minutes between time slots allows for the safe clearing out of visitors and time for sanitation before the next group of visitors
  • Tables in seating area will be disinfected after each usage
  • Gloves will be provided for Outdoor Game usage and games will be disinfected after each use
  • We will not be serving individually sliced desserts this year, but we will have individually packaged pies for purchase
  • In the interest of safety, HBMS will be unable to offer change for cash purchases. We will accept exact cash, card, and mobile payments (Apple, Google, and Samsung Pay)

Virtual Heritage Trail Tour

The brand new app from HBMS!

Everyone who purchases a ticket to visit us onsite at the Blueberry To Go Market will get exclusive, free access to our brand new mobile app - the Virtual Heritage Trail Tour! With the Virtual Heritage Trail Tour app, you will be able to access and take the Heritage Trail easier than ever before through your phone, computer, or tablet. This free trial will be available throughout the 9-day event and featuring the Monocacy Valley Link of the Heritage Trail. The Monocacy Valley Link of the Heritage Trail spans 2.5 miles along the Monocacy Way Trail and follows the creek that brought life to Burnside Plantation, Illick's Mill, and the Colonial Industrial Quarter.

Look for our QR codes and URL throughout Burnside Plantation to get your free access to the app!

Trexler Trust Grant

This event is supported in part by
the Harry C. Trexler Trust grant.

Thank You to Our 2020 Sponsors

PREMIER SPONSOR

MARKET MUSICIANS SPONSOR

TAKE HOME DESSERTS SPONSOR

KIDS TAKE HOME ACTIVITIES SPONSOR

VIRTUAL PIE EATING CONTEST SPONSOR

Service Electric Cable TV & Communications

DEMONSTRATION SPONSOR

BURNSIDE COLONIAL GARDEN SPONSOR

BEST BLUEBERRY CULINARY CONTEST SPONSOR

PARKING SPONSOR

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