It's strawberry time!

The Delaware County Fair and Strawberry Festival begins today at the Linvilla Orchards.

There will be rides, games, entertainment, food vendors and lots of strawberries at the 300-acre farm at 137 W. Knowlton Road in Media.

The fair runs from 6 to 10 p. m. weeknights, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, the closing day. The Farm Market is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Ripe strawberries can be picked by hand or purchased in the store.

On Saturday Clifford the Big Red dog makes an appearance at 11:30 a.m., Barney the purple dinosaur at 1 p.m., and Sesame Street's Elmo at 2:30 p.m.

For more information contact 610-876-7116 or visit www.linvilla.com.

Contact staff writer Mari A. Schaefer at 610-892-9149 or mschaefer@phillynews.com.