National Cherry Festival

Friday 30 November 2018 to Sunday 02 December 2018

Young is the undisputed Cherry Capital of Australia. The National Cherry Festival is the highlight of the Cherry Harvest. It occurs on the first full weekend of December.

The three day celebration will include quirky and colourful festivities including the National Cherry Festival Street Parade, Christmas Street Market, cherry pie eating championships, cherry pip spitting competition, live music, drum and pipes bands, Young and Region Farmers Market, fringe events, and much more.

Visitors will also be able to pick their own cherries from local orchards and buy direct from the growers.

Young offers a range of very comfortable, stylish accommodation with a real country feel. For accommodation options - you should however book early to avoid disappointment.

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