April 11, 2017 > Cherry Festival coming to town
Cherry Festival coming to town
Submitted By Teresa Meyer
Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter and the San Leandro City Council are pleased to announce that the 108th Cherry Festival will be held in Downtown San Leandro on Saturday, June 3rd. Honoring San LeandroÕs heritage as the former cherry-growing capital of the region, the Cherry Festival will take place along West Estudillo Avenue from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Headline entertainment for the 2017 festival includes the American rock band,ÊThe Romantics.
The Cherry Festival Parade will kick-off the day at 10:00 a.m. with the parade route starting at the Boys and Girls Club rear parking lot located at 401 Marina Blvd., then proceeding north along San Leandro Boulevard and concluding on Estudillo Avenue at the Cherry Festival. The parade will include floats, music, youth groups, elected officials, and representatives from local schools. San Leandro residents and community groups are encouraged to take part either by entering as a participant or as a spectator. To get involved, please visitÊwww.sanleandro.org/cherryfestivalÊand click on the parade link.Ê
After the parade, attendees are invited to explore the festival, which will feature fun and exciting activities for people of all ages, including live music and entertainment, artisans,ÊBistro at the CasaÊfeaturing wine and sangria, andÊPubPARCÊfeaturing local craft beer and food trucks. This yearÕs event will also feature plenty of cherries at the farmerÕs market. Explore the kidsÕ zone with plenty of rides and attractions.
Visit www.sanleandro.org/cherryfestival to find out more about volunteer and sponsorship opportunities. Download the San Leandro Cherry Festival App to stay up to day with information as it becomes available. The app is available in iTunes and Google Play stores.
Saturday, Jun 3
Downtown San Leandro
Parade starts at 401 Marina Blvd.