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Flathead Cherry Festival serves up sweet summer fun

POLSON – In the mood for some fresh cherries or a slice of cherry pie? 

The Annual Polson Main Street Flathead Cherry Festival gets underway in downtown Polson from Saturday, July 21 through Sunday, July 22.  

This long-time valley favorite will feature all kinds of family-friendly activities and summertime fun while celebrating Flathead cherries and the cherry industry. 

Festival goers will be able to enjoy locally grown cherries, while browsing more than 100 vendor booths located along Main Street.

Other festival highlights include kids activities, live music, a cherry pit spitting and a cherry pie-eating contest. Event details can be found at www.

Saturday’s schedule

9 a.m. —  Festival opens

Noon-1:30 p.m. —  Bram Brata Steel Drum Band

2 p.m. —  Cherry pit-spitting contests in front of  Cove Deli and Pizza

4 p.m. —  Pie-eating contests in front of Cove Deli and Pizza

6 p.m. —  Festival closes for the day

Sunday’s schedule

9 a.m. —  Festival resumes

All day a variety of kid’s activities

1- 3 p.m. —  The Great Scotts Bagpipers

4 p.m. —  Festival closes

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