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Located on the A41/Olympic Highway, 49 kilometres from Cootamundra and 71 kilometres from Cowra, Young is known as the "Cherry Capital of Australia". The region produces more than half of the nation's cherry crop as well as premium quality stone fruit. It's also part of the Hilltops wine region producing premium reds and whites that you can taste at cellar doors.

Young is home to friendly locals, quirky shops, delightful cafes, interesting history and an exciting year round events calendar. Don't miss the annual Lambing Flat Chinese Festival in autumn and National Cherry Festival held the first weekend of December, featuring fireworks, street parade, cherry pie eating competition.

Walk the local heritage trail to see historic sites around town including the Chinese Tribute Gardens, built as a symbol of reconciliation between Australia and the Chinese following the 1861 Lambing Flat gold rush riots and the nearby Lambing Flat Folk Museum.

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Young: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Annie B's Full House


Annie B's Full House has been operating under the current ownership since 2004. They have a wide range of gifts, kitchenware and collectables. Annie B's prides itself on being focused on its customers and endeavors to offer a first rate service at all times. The staff are all experienced and customer orientated. A store offering quality merchandise awaits you.

Annie B's Full House has gifts, kitchenware and collectables. They are open seven days. There is a wide range of stock from soaps, handbags, nighties, wonderful linen, Glasshouse candles, hand cream, diffusers, and saucepans to name a few of the items they carry.

They offer a free wrapping service, welcome lay-by's and also offer gift vouchers. The exclusive stockists for Maxwell and Williams in Young.




102 Boorowa Street
Young, NSW, 2594

Located 0.1K from Young

Poppas Fudge and Jam Factory


In 2004, locals to Young, Kevin and Vicki introduced Poppa's Fudge and Jam Factory to their existing gift ware business. It proved to be extremely popular with locals and visitors alike, drawing many people from near and far to sample the delicate fudge and confectionary.

Poppa's is open seven days a week offering guests a wide range of locally and freshly made jams and chutneys. For the sweet toothed there is a huge range of delicate chocolates and tempting lollies as well as their well known freshly made fudge. All the fudges, jams and chutneys from Poppas Fudge Factory are made in store from fresh produce. Poppa's can also organise catering for 300 people; for morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch. Coaches are welcome.





Lovell Street
Young, NSW, 2594

Located 0.3K from Young

Hilltops Region Wine Cellar


Located at the Young Visitor Information Centre within the historic Young Railway Station building is the Hilltops Regional Wine Cellar.

Boasting the biggest range of Hilltops Region wines, all in one location. There is also a selection of jams, chutneys and cherry juice as well as cherry wines and liquors.

For details on when wine tastings are held by the Hilltops Wine Growers at the Cellar Door, please see the events calendar on the Visit Young web site.




Lovell Street,
Young Visitor Information Centre
Young, NSW, 2594

Located 0.3K from Young

Young: Events

National Cherry Festival


Young is the undisputed Cherry Capital of Australia.

The vibrant and progressive town of Young, located on the south west slopes of New South Wales, is gearing up to host the 67th National Cherry Festival this December.

The three day celebration will include quirky and colourful festivities including the National Cherry Festival Street Parade, Christmas Street Market, cherry pie eating championships, cherry pip spitting competition, live music, drum and pipes bands, Hilltops Wine Expo, Young and Region Farmers Market, fringe events, and much more.

Young offers a range of very comfortable, stylish accommodation with a real country feel. For accommodation options, plus the complete National Cherry Festival event program. For details please go to the Visit Young web site.


Event Dates
2016
      2nd Dec
      3rd Dec
      4th Dec


Lovell Street
Young, NSW, 2594

Located 0.1K from Young

Young and Region Farmers Market


Buy it fresh from the producer from 9am to 12 noon on the first and third Saturdays of the month. At the Young and Region Farmers Market in Anderson Park, you'll find local produce including farm fresh fruit and vegetables, honey, goats milk soap and other products, olive oil, wines, and much more.

The Young and Region Farmers Market is the place to be for the freshest of produce, socialise in a relaxing environment, wander through the stalls to find a bargain, or buy that special gift.

Twilight (Thursday) markets are held twice a month throughout the summer months. Check the Young Event calendar for the latest information for your visit.


Event Dates
2016
      3rd Sep
      17th Sep
      1st Oct
      15th Oct
      3rd Nov
      17th Nov
      3rd Dec
      15th Dec


Lovell Street
Young, NSW, 2594

Located 0.2K from Young

Lambing Flat Chinese Festival


Visit Young for the staging of the Lambing Flat Chinese Festival as the town marks its gold rush history and the important contribution of the Chinese in the development of Australia. The festival will feature a daytime and evening acrobatic Chinese lion and dragon dancing display, Chinese food stalls, martial art demonstration, farmers market stall and a performance.

#RedSaleYoung will take place throughout several businesses in the morning of the festival.


Event Dates
2017
      25th Mar


Lovell Street
Young, NSW, 2594

Located 0.3K from Young

Cherry Blossom Long Lunch


It sounds simply divine. An invitation to savour a long lunch in the breathtaking orchard landscape, covered in pink and white blossoms, and home to Australia's best cherries in Cherry Capital country.

Long trestle tables, exceptional Hilltops food and wines, and the rustic charm of one of Young's most picturesque orchards combine for a promising experience during the spring time blossoms.

Part of the 67th Annual Cherry Festival, its a joint fundraiser for the Cherry Queen Entrants to raise funds for their chosen local charities.

A coach service will transport guests to the venue on the day, leaving the Visitor Centre from 11.30 am onwards. Wines will available on the day, from around the Hillltops region, ice buckets and glasses will also be provided.

The menu this year will include the following.
Entrees: A Platter of delicious homemade dips; Baba ganoush; Beetroot , Fetta and Cashew; Red Capsicum Humus; Green Pea Falafels with Flat Bread.
Main Course: Slow Roast Pork with a warm sweet potato, Spanish onion and green bean salad.
Dessert: Cherry Pie with cream

Contact the Visitor Information Centre for tickets.


Event Dates
2016
      25th Sep


Lovell Street,
Young Visitor Information Centre
Young, NSW, 2594

Located 0.3K from Young

Hilltops Wine Show


Hilltops Region will be hold a show, and presentation of the beautiful wine our region offers. There will be tastings for the public, and a trophy presentation to the award winning wines. The categories available for trophies: Best White, Best Shiraz, Best Cabernet Sauvignon Blanc, Best Italian Varietal, Best Red Blend/ or Other Red and Hilltops Wine of the year
Join this fantastic event that showcases, and rewards the local wineries, and vineyards, putting the Hilltops Region on the map.


Event Dates
2016
      24th Sep


189 Boorowa Street,
189
Young, NSW, 2594

Located 0.3K from Young

Young Masters Rugby League Carnival


The Young Masters Rugby League Carnival is the largest 'Masters' Carnival in NSW and second only to the National Masters Carnival held at the Gold Coast.

All teams of all abilities and fitness are welcome as the emphasis is on participation.

Nominations are now open. More information can be found on the web site.


Event Dates
2016
      15th Oct
      16th Oct


Briggs Street,
Keith Cullen Oval
Young, NSW, 2594

Located 0.7K from Young

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