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Fête de la Cerise, Céret


26th May - 27th May

Fête de la Cérise, Céret. Cherry Festival

Céret cherry festival

cherry_PNG3090 (1)The annual cherry festival in Céret is a colourful weekend of stone spitting, music, dancing and entertainment in the streets, not to mention the inventive recipes involving cherries served up in the local restaurants…. or why not try a glass of cherry beer, cherry wine, cherry pie, cherry pasty, cherry burger, cherries on toast, cherries with spam……..?
 

Cherry festival, Ceret

WEDNESDAY 23RD MAY

9.30AM – 12PM
KIDS’ PAINTING WORKSHOP
Children aged 6 – 12 are invited to join gallery staff and artists for a participative art workshop on the patio of the Mairie.

2.30PM – 4PM
TREASURE HUNT
Solve the enigmas and follow the trail around the town centre to find the giant cherry.

Saturday in Céret

cherry_PNG3090 (1)10h30 – Official opening of the cherry festival and bandas celebration with a parade in front of the cafés and terraces
cherry_PNG3090 (1)10h30 – 13h00 – Bandas entertainment, bodega and grillades in the place de la Libérté
cherry_PNG3090 (1)15h30 – Crush your cherry (new game for 2018)
cherry_PNG3090 (1)16h00 – Cherry stone spitting competition in the place Picasso
cherry_PNG3090 (1)17h00 – Parade through the streets and aim your cherry (new game for 2018)
cherry_PNG3090 (1)18h30 – Apero with concert in the place de la Liberté
cherry_PNG3090 (1)20h30 – Open air 3 course meal (20€, reservations at the Office de Tourisme 04 68 87 00 53) and concert at the place de la Liberté

Sunday in Céret

cherry_PNG3090 (1)10h00 – Opening of the cherry market with parade through the streets
cherry_PNG3090 (1)10h30 – 13h00 – Bandas entertainment, bodega and grillades in the place de la Libérté
cherry_PNG3090 (1)14h30 – Les Castellars on the boulevards
cherry_PNG3090 (1)15h00 – Cherry stoning competition in front of Mairie
cherry_PNG3090 (1)16h00 – Cherry spitting competition finals in the place Picasso
cherry_PNG3090 (1)16h45 – Los Bachateros Màma (Latin dancing)
cherry_PNG3090 (1)15h30 – Closing of the festival with prize giving

All weekend

cherry_PNG3090 (1)Shop windows decorated with a cherry theme
cherry_PNG3090 (1)Céret school children present their paintings
cherry_PNG3090 (1)Restaurants offer cherry based menus and cafés serve the latest ‘cherry beer’
cherry_PNG3090 (1)Local products for sale with cherry base
cherry_PNG3090 (1)Children’s area with bouncy castle, candy floss…
cherry_PNG3090 (1)Free ‘little train’ taking you into and out of the centre of Ceret throughout the festival. Leaves from the bridge from 10h to 12h30 and 14h – 18h.

For more information, contact the Office de Tourisme on 04 68 87 00 53

Details

Start:
26th May
End:
27th May
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