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Cherry Fest 2012

Cherry Fest Location: 5600 11 Street SE, Calgary Alberta When: Sunday, July 22, 2012 to Monday, July 23, 2012 at See Below Contact: Melanie Parent Contact Number: 403-829-6660 Email: WebSite: CHERRY FEST! Come celebrate with us the cherry season at the Calgary Swap Meet Farmers Market!We will have fresh Okanagan, BC cherries at 0.99$/pound and waffle ice cream cone at $1.99. Bring friends and family down and you will enjoy 5 acres of beautifully landscaped walkways, free parking, petting zoo, playground and even free balloons! You can also take in and appreciate the sight of Alberta's heritage farm equipment, antique and collectible vehicles including a 1940's vintage carrousel on display! Saturday from 9-5 and Sunday from 10-4. Located minutes from downtown, and close to Deerfoot Meadow. Easy accessibility to the market from Deerfoot, Blackfoot or Glenmore trail. To date, the selection of vendors is very diverse with an eclectic array of merchandise including bedding plants, trees, local art, crafts, eco-friendly products, books, antiques, collectibles, fresh Bc and Ab produce in season, home baking, jewelry, clothing, ornaments plus many more unique vendors. The goods at the market will be constantly changing so it may take a weekly trip to find that treasure or gift you've always been looking for! A big plus, it's a great place to go for a bite to eat or just a snack with selections such as homemade hamburger, pizza and fries, cold drinks, ice cream, hand squeezed lemonade, Jamaican food and coffee, peroghies, mini donuts, kettle corn, and more that will be sure to please the palate! With scads of picnic tables, even some in a large park, you can sit down, relax and enjoy. Its such an affordable way for a family to spend a Saturday or Sunday.. Event Details. Location: 5600 11 Street SE