Applications for 2018 Blueberry Queen open now

Jul 10, 2018
Krissandra McNichol, 2017 Maine Wild Blueberry Queen, sits on her throne. A new queen will be crowned Aug. 20.

Union — Applications are being accepted for the 2018 Maine Wild Blueberry Queen Competition. The coronation will take place at the Union Fair / Maine Wild Blueberry Festival on Monday, Aug. 20. The girl chosen to be queen will receive a $1,750 cash award and represent the Maine Wild Blueberry industry at events in Maine and New England throughout her one-year reign.

An applicant must be 17 to 22 years of age, single, a high school graduate or the equivalent, a Maine resident and available for public appearances during the upcoming year.

Applications must be received no later than Friday, Aug. 3. For application form and more information, visit

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