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Peddler’s Village to host first four-day festival – Red, White and Blueberries BBQ Bash


Peddler’s Village in Lahaska will present its first four-day festival this summer: Starting on July 4 and continuing through July 7, the Red, White, and Blueberries BBQ Bash will celebrate both the extended holiday weekend and the fruit recognized during National Blueberry Month in July.

The festival will include all-American grilled favorites, live music, and old-fashioned lawn games, including a balloon toss, bubble-making, watermelon-eating contests, and more. Guests can enjoy fresh blueberries, blueberry pies, other blueberry treats and beverages, kids’ activities, and shop specials.

Festival hours each day are 11 a.m to 6 p.m. Admission and parking are free. For listings of daily activities and to pre-order blueberry pies, visit

Additional outdoor food items will include: cheeseburgers, hot dogs, BBQ chicken, BBQ ribs, smoked turkey legs, coleslaw, potato salad, cucumber salad, street corn salad, boiled peanuts, and cubed watermelon.

Additionally, the Water Wheel Food Tent, which is open every summer weekend (weather permitting), will be offering its standard fare: beef brisket sandwich, shredded smoked brisket, pulled BBQ pork sandwich, vegetarian Sloppy Joe sandwich, chicken salad sandwich, and Doritos Cool Ranch chicken walking taco.

Musical performers will include Jazz Hot Orchestra, Borderline, Hot Club of Philadelphia, Lolly Hopwood, Love? Said the Commander, Rendition, Tookany Creek, and others. Check the Peddlers Village website for daily schedules.

Throughout the month of July, Peddler’s Village restaurants, eateries, and tasting rooms will also feature blueberry-themed food and drink specials.

Peddler’s Village has long been known for its major weekend festivals, which can draw tens of thousands of attendees, but this is the first time the village has hosted a four-day festival.

“We decided to combine this year our very successful July Fourth BBQ Bash with our enormously popular Bluegrass & Blueberries Festival, which formerly took place in mid-July, to create one long, fun four-day celebration,” said Bob McGowan, CEO of Peddler’s Village. “We’re looking forward to welcoming many guests from the entire mid-Atlantic region to enjoy food, beverages, music, and activities. It’s going to be a great time!”

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