National Cherry Festival One of Regional Australia's Iconic Events

Young receives thousands of visitors from Australia and beyond during the National Cherry 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.

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November 30, 2018 to December 2, 2018
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The National Cherry Festival offers an authentic country experience to all who visit. Ideally located in ‘The Hilltops’ food & wine region, Young shares its natural surroundings and easy going charm with visitors making the relaxed and easy journey to the town. The National Cherry Festival takes place on the first weekend of December and is the culmination of the Cherry Harvest.

Cherry Themed events form a large part of the program which includes a street parade, farmers market, Cherry Pie Eating contest, Cherry Pip Spitting, Fireworks and much more!

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Physical address

Anderson Park, Young NSW

Opening times

3 day festival commencing on Friday 30th November and finishing on Sunday 2nd December

Facilities and Features

Cherry Pie Eating Contest
Cherry Pip Spitting Contest
Celtic Tattoo
Street Parade
Market Stalls
Pick your own Cherries

Pricing and Conditions

Gold Coin Donation


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