Northwest Cherry Festival

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Bring the whole family and head to The Dalles for the 38th Annual Northwest Cherry Festival. A longtime favorite among locals and visitors alike, the festival is set in the spectacular Columbia River Gorge and showcases The Dalles’ deep agricultural heritage. The Northwest Cherry Festival takes place in downtown The Dalles from Friday, April 21 through Sunday, April 23, 2017. The 2017 theme: “Once Upon a Cherry.”

The three action-packed days include numerous family-friendly events, including the Gorge’s largest parade – featuring the Cherry Festival Royalty with King Bing and Queen Anne, who are crowned that morning – a classic car show, a lip sync contest and great local music. There’s also cherry sampling with the Oregon Cherry Growers, a petting zoo, and a carnival with fun rides for all.

• When: Friday, April 21 through Sunday, April 23, 2017
• Where: First Street, between Union & Federal Streets (downtown The Dalles)
• General Festival Hours:
o Friday: 5-9 pm
o Saturday, 11 am-9 pm
o Sunday, 11 am-2 pm
• Special Events Schedule
o Friday, 4-6 pm: Family Pit Party (family dance party) Saturday, 7:30-10 am: Cherry Festival Breakfast/Crowning of Cherry Festival Royalty (Mid-Columbia Senior Center, 1112 W. Ninth Street)
o Friday-Sunday: Davis Street Carnival
 Friday: 2-9 pm
 Saturday, 11 am-9 pm
 Sunday, 11 am-2 pm
o Saturday, all day: KODL Car Show (Federal Street, between First and Fourth Streets)
o Saturday, 10 am: Northwest Cherry Festival Parade (starts at Sixth and Webber Streets and ends at First Street)
o Saturday, 6:30-9 pm: Northwest Cherry Idol (lip-sync contest) (First & Washington Streets)
o Saturday, 12 pm: Once Upon a Cherry Faire (Lewis & Clark Festival Park, First & Union Streets
• Tickets:
Davis Show Carnival NW: $25 ($20 presale)


April 21 2017


Start: April 21 @ 11:00 am
End: April 23 @ 6:00 pm
Cost: Free
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Downtown The Dalles

Federal Street
The Dalles,OR97058United States

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