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The National Cherry Festival is a true community event with a long-standing history.

As one of the Hilltops Region’s key events, it is a wonderful opportunity for local businesses, schools, clubs and community organisations to get involved.


A festival of this size cannot run without the continued support of the business community. Businesses benefit in the long term from the arrival of thousands of visitors to Young and the Hilltops Region each year during the National Cherry Festival.

Your support through financial sponsorship is vital to the continuation of this highly successful community event. Our sponsorship packages offer many different options suited to all budgets.


The Cherry Festival Street Parade is iconic and a favourite with locals and visitors alike. Local businesses, community based organizations, marching bands, schools, educational institutions, classic car clubs, religious organisations and social and hobby groups from the Hilltops Region are encouraged to apply. Other groups considered by application.

To enter, please read the Terms and Conditions document and sign completed Application Form. We also require a copy of your current Public Liability Insurance and a completed Risk Assessment Form (optional but encouraged).

All applicable forms can be found in the form download section on this page in October 2022.


Markets will be held both on Saturday and Sunday during the National Cherry Festival. The market on Saturday December 3rd is open to a wide variety of stallholders and will be open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

On Sunday 4th December the market is solely for homegrown and homemade items and will be open from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Applications for market stalls will be available in August 2022.



2022 Sponsorship Form

Performer Expression of Interest

If you are a performer or entertainer interested in being involved in the National Cherry Festival, please get in touch

Market Stalls

Applications open August 2022

Street Parade

Forms available in October 2022


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