Emmett is gearing up for their biggest celebration of the year, the 82nd Annual Emmett Cherry Festival! Want to pack up the car for a quick day trip to Gem County?  Here's some of the most popular events going on at the Cherry Festival, June 15th - 18th!

The Cherry Festival Carnival rides are open Wednesday - Friday at 1 PM.  They'll open an hour earlier on Saturday at Noon.

For a complete list of Emmett Cherry Festival Events click HERE.


  • Cherry Festival Children's Parade

    Blaser Park

    Friday June 17th, 6:30 PM

  • Kiwanis Breakfast

    Gem County Senior Center, 719 S. Johns Ave

    Saturday June 18th, 7 AM - 12 PM

    • Ages 6-12 $2.50, Age 13+ $5
  • Cherry Festival Fun Run/Walk

    City Park Near Swimming Pool

    Saturday, June 18th

    • 10K begins at 8:30 AM
    • 2 mile run/walk begins at 9 AM
  • Fireman Hose Competition

    Corner of Main St & McKinley Ave

    Saturday, June 18th, 9 AM - 1 PM

  • Cherry Pit Spit

    Court House Front Steps

    Saturday, June 18th, 12:30 PM

  • Cherry Pie Eating Contest

    Entertainment Stage

    Saturday, June 18th, 2 PM

  • Cherry Festival Parade

    Hwy 16 to Washington Ave & Main St

    Saturday, June 18th, 6 PM

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