Yarra Valley’s Cherry-Picking Festival is back this summer

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Yarra Valley’s Cherry-Picking Festival is back this summer

CherryHill Orchards’ two Yarra Valley locations are once again open this summer for visitors to pick from thousands of sweet, ripe cherries at the Cherry-Picking Festival.

Spend the day picking cherries from endless rows of cherry trees at either the 100-acre Coldstream orchard or at the 85-acre Wandin East orchard.

Guests will find thousands of sweet, plump cherries, with a friendly and fun atmosphere. Food trucks, box sales, beverages and cherry ice cream is all available on-site. On weekends and public holidays, be treated to the sounds of live music by talented local musicians.

Pack a picnic and take in the rolling hills that surround the cherry orchard, while devouring the biggest, sweetest-tasting cherries straight from the trees. Admission to festival includes 2 hours of cherry picking, and guests are encouraged to pick and eat as many cherries as their heart desires.

Cherry Picking Festival at CherryHill Orchards

  • Now – 24 December: Coldstream (739 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream)
  • Now – 8 January: Wandin East (474 Queens Rd, Wandin East)
  • Open 7 days a week excluding Christmas day
  • cherryhill.com.au

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Any cherries guests wish to take home are charged per kilogram upon departure – or visitors can collect their hand-picked cherries straight into a pre-paid Grab & Go box; available in 500g or 1.5kg.

This year, CherryHill has created a bespoke range of cherry flavoured products, to ensure guests can enjoy a little slice of summer all year long. For the adults, CherryHill has a line of cherry flavoured beverages, for guests to enjoy onsite or take home. The Blushing Cherry Gin and Cherry Blossom Gins are the perfect base for a summer cocktail, while the Dry Cider, Cherry Shiraz and Cherry Spritzer ensure that all taste buds are catered for.

To satisfy the sweet tooth, CherryHill has collaborated with Top Tea to create a sensational Cherry Rosella bubble tea.

CherryHill Orchards began in 1940 when George Riseborough planted his first cherry trees in Victoria. Today the family still carries on the cherry growing tradition and produces Australia’s finest cherries. The CherryHill team travels the world to find the best innovations and techniques to ensure the cherries are world-class quality.


  • Adult (14+) – $19.50 (Weekdays), $22.50 (Weekends & PH)
  • Child (4 – 13) –$10.50 (Weekdays), $12.50 (Weekends & PH
  • 3 and below – Free
  • Family (2x adult = 2x kids) – $55 (Weekdays), $60 (Weekends)
  • Takeaway cherries are charged per kilogram upon leaving
  • A surcharge will apply on public holidays and weekends

Tickets on sale now: https://cherryhill.com.au/events/cherry-picking-festival/