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Cherry Festival June 12-15

Festival Hours:

11a.m. – 10 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday

11a.m. – 11p.m. Friday, and Saturday

The Emmett Cherry Festival is the greatest family-friendly event in Idaho! Families gather, friends reunite and over 50,000 folks get together over the four days for an abundance of FREE and Family Friendly activities. There is no cost to enter, no admission or gate fees; free daily entertainment and nightly concerts, parade and children’s parade, free entry into all contests, and so much more!


Valor Health Day!

11a.m.-11:15a.m. GCRD Cheer

11:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Gem Tumblers

11:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Riot Xtreme

12 p.m.-12:30 p.m. Veteran K-9 Training

12:30 p.m.-12:45 p.m. EHS Talent Show Winners

1-2 p.m. Phil Berglund

2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Pine St. Blues Band

3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Josephine Spicer

5 p.m.-6 p.m. Mekayla’s Dance

6 p.m.-6:45 p.m. OPENING CEREMONIES

“Picking Kindness. What’s Your Superpower”

Pledge of Allegiance — National Guard

National Anthem — Kalyssa Montoya

Invocation — Pastor Mike Hughes

Introduction of Bing

Introduction of Mayor Gordon Petrie

Introduction of Gem. Co. Commissioners

Jr. Miss Cherry Festival — Rikki Hamley

6:45 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Rock Academy

7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Merchants of Groove

8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Red Light Challenge

9:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Guess When Celtic Rock


Idaho Pizza Day!

12 p.m.-1 p.m. Leilani Carlson

1 p.m.-2 p.m. Nancy Kelly

2 p.m.-3 p.m. Debbie Mills

3-3:30 p.m. Victoria Eades

4 p.m.-5 p.m. Buckshot Crazy

5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Lake Dance Steps

6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Bravehearts Band

7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Buddy DeVore & the Faded Cowboys

8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Tribudours

9:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Buckin’ Country


Idaho Army National Guard Day!

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sharon Rekward

1 p.m.-3 p.m. Sista Sarah & Pocket of Bones

3 p.m.-4 p.m. Half-Fast Hillbillies

4 p.m.-5 p.m. Lake Dance Steps

5 p.m.-6 p.m. Lisa Bittick

6 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Sarah Hanchey

6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Invisible Swordsman

7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Retreads

8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. The Foothillbillies

9:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Steve Fulton Music


Evans Realty Day!

11 a.m.-12 p.m. Star Performers

12 p.m.-1 p.m. Veteran K-9 Training

1 p.m.-2 p.m. Ballet Folklorico

2 p.m.-3 p.m. Cherry Pie Eating Contest

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3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Gem Cloggers

4:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Killarney Irish Dancers

5 p.m.-6 p.m. Dan Adkins

6 p.m. Cherry Festival PARADE

6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Doug Armento & the Iron Mules

7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Cliff Miller Music

8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Jay Statham & the Tokie Show

9:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Grant Webb Band

MORE Community Events!

Cherry Festival Kickoff was held June 5 at D&B Supply

Jr. Miss Cherry Festival Pageant was held June 8

Gem County Village Museum

Wed — Sat, June 12- 15 from 10am — 5pm

501 E. 1st St., Emmett

ECAC Art Show & Competition

Entries can be submitted Mon, June 10,

12pm-6:30pm Thurs -Sat, June 12-15

from 10am — 7pm City Hall, 501 E. Main St.

36th Annual Quilt Show

“Valley of Plenty Quilters”

Thurs — Sat, June, 13, 14 & 15 10am-5pm

Emmett Middle School, 301 E. 4th St.

Admission $4.00- Under 12 FREE

Cherry-Tastic Fundraising Yard Sale

Emmett Public Library, 275 S. Hayes

Fri, June 14 from 9am — 4pm, Sat, June 15 from 9am – 3pm

Emmett Cherry Festival Train Show

Model Railroad Display

Fri, June 14 from 1pm -7pm Sat, June 15 from Noon — 7pm

Gem County Rec. District,

107 E. Main St.

Cherry Festival Children’s Parade

Fri, June 14 at 6:30pm

Registration begins at 5:20pm Blaser Park –

Theme is “Wild West”

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast

Sat, June 15 from 7:10am — Noon

Gem County Senior Center, 719 S. Johns Ave.

Cherry Festival 5k Fun Run & Walk

Louie Gorrono Memorial, Kiwanis Club

Sat, June 15 at 8:00am Emmett City Park,

400 E Main St

Emmett Lions Car Show

Sat, June 15 from 8am-3pm Main St. (McKinley to Johns Ave.)

Fireman Hose Competition

Sat, June 15 from 9am -1pm

Corner of Main St. & McKinley Ave.

Bowman Memorial Park Bazaar

Sat, June 15, 11:00am-9:00pm

Corner of Main St & Washington Ave

Cherry Pit Spit

Sat, June 15 at 12:00pm

On the Court House front steps

Cherry Pie Eating Contest

Sat, June 15 at 2:00pm

On the Entertainment Stage

Cherry Festival Parade

Sat, June 15 at 6pm Hwy 16 to

Washington Ave. & Main St.

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