Date(s) - 02/12/2016 - 04/12/2016
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Young will celebrate the 67th National Cherry Festival on the first full weekend of December, traditionally at the height of the cherry picking season. This iconic regional produce event showcases the humble Cherry which has been part of the landscape around Young for over 150 years. Key events include Cherry Pie eating contest, Cherry Pip Spit, Cherry Festival Street Parade and Markets.
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Young receives thousands of visitors from Australia and beyond during the festival, providing the opportunity to the community of Young – also known as the Cherry Capital of Australia – to celebrate not only the cherry season and harvest (November-December), but the strong sense of pride that exists within the town.
The 2015 National Cherry Festival program is available to download by clicking on the link below
National Cherry Festival Program 2015 (5908 KB)
The 2016 National Cherry Festival program is not currently available. Below is listed some of the expected highlights of the Festival.
Highlights over the three days include:
Friday 2nd December
Saturday 3rd December
Sunday 4th December