Polson Cherry Festival Event Information
The Polson Main Street Flathead Cherry Festival is chock-full of fun activities for the whole family from stem-tying to pie eating to pit spitting. Shop our vendors, and enjoy our local hospitality.
See you on Main Street!
Cherry Pie Eating Contest: Like cherry pie? Do you think you can eat more cherry pie at one sitting than anyone else? Come compete and show us your appetite. Check the events schedule for contest times.
Cherry Pit Spitting: Your only time to spit on the streets of Polson without penalty. Let everyone see how far you can spit a cherry pit. Just show up to enter. Check the events schedule for contest times.
Stem Tying Contest: Show your finger dexterity and ability to tie cherry stems. If you sew, tie flies, play piano, or have good 'fine motor' skills, you just might be the winner of this fun event! Just show up to enter. Check the events schedule for contest times.
Cherry Cooking Contest: Do you make something truly extraordinary using Flathead Cherries? Bring your best effort to the Cove Deli and Pizza on Sunday by 1 p.m. to be judged. (Please bring 4 samples and your recipe.)
All of the above contests take place in front of the Cove Deli and Pizza, 11 3rd Avenue West, just off Main Street.
If you would like to rent an exhibit space to sell your creations check out our Vendor's Page and download the vendor application from the link on the right. More questions? Please call 406.883.3667 for details about booth size, cost, location, set up and dismantle times.
Exhibits and Montana Made Items: Come see, eat, purchase, or sell an amazing assortment of everything from art, photos, and crafts to foods and treats. Visit our fine vendors and local businesses Saturday July 18 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday July 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.