Cherry Fest Returns to Lakeside Park

On Aug. 1, 7 am – 4 pm, come to Lakeside Park, Highway 57 in Jacksonport, for the 21st annual Cherry Fest. Savor the great food including fresh cherries, cherry brats and cherry hamburgers, as well as an assortment of cherry desserts.

Stroll through the juried arts & crafts fair or experience a horse-drawn wagon ride. Live music will be playing throughout the day under the big tent. Enjoy the second annual car show on display at the Erskine Rest Area. Take your chances at winning wonderful prizes with the JHS raffle. Tap into your adventurous side for helicopter rides if you want to see beautiful Jacksonport from above. There will also be a penny hunt on the beach for younger children ages 3 – 8 years. Take a step back in time and tour the Root Cellar in the Erskine Rest Area or check out Jacksonport family memorabilia. The Loritz Cabin will be open for tours just south of town on Highway 57 as well.

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