Come to Lakeside Park, along Highway 57 in Jacksonport, for the 23rd Annual Cherry Fest. The celebration is Aug. 5, 8 am – 4 pm. The day is packed with fun for the whole family. 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 play throughout the day under the big tent. Enjoy the 4th Annual Car Show on display at the Erskine Rest Area from 8 am to 2 pm; the People’s Choice Award will be given out at 3 pm. Take your chances at winning prizes with the JHS Raffle. There will also be a penny hunt on the beach for younger children ages three to eight. Take a step back in time and tour the Root Cellar in the Erskine Rest Area or check out Jacksonport family memorabilia. The Loritz and Cote Cabins will be open for tours just south of town on Highway 57, as well.
This 23rd Annual Cherry Fest is sponsored by the Jacksonport Historical Society.