National Cherry Festival


New South Wales

Located on the A41/Olympic Highway, 49 kilometres from Cootamundra and 71 kilometres from Cowra, Young is known as the "Cherry Capital of Australia". The region produces more than half of the nation's cherry crop as well as premium quality stone fruit. It's also part of the Hilltops wine region producing premium reds and whites that you can taste at cellar doors. Young is home to friendly locals, quirky shops, delightful cafes, interesting history and an exciting year round events calendar. Don't miss the annual Lambing Flat Chinese Festival in autumn and National Cherry Festival held the first weekend of December, featuring fireworks, street parade, cherry pie eating competition. Walk the local heritage trail to see historic sites around town including the Chinese Tribute Gardens, built as a symbol of reconciliation between Australia and the Chinese following the 1861 Lambing Flat gold rush riots and the nearby Lambing Flat Folk Museum.

Holiday Parks in Young

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