Jacksonport’s 24th Annual Cherry Fest

The 24th Annual Cherry Fest is scheduled for Aug. 4, 8 am – 4 pm, at Lakeside Park in Jacksonport. The day is packed with fun for the whole family. Food includes 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 is playing throughout the day under the big tent. Enjoy the 5th Annual Car Show on display at the Erskine Rest Area from 8 am to 3 pm, with People’s Choice award given out at 3 pm.

Take your chances at winning prizes with the JHS Raffles. Penny Hunts are held at the playground for children ages 3-8. 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 open for tours just south of town on Highway 57 as well. The 24th Annual Cherry Fest is sponsored by the Jacksonport Historical Society. For more information visit

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