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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
      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

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

Young Harness Racing - Carnival of Cups


The Carnival of Cups is a night meeting and is one of the Young Harness Racing Clubs biggest events. Young's meeting will be the richest in the region with a AUD45,000 Cup and AUD16,000 Oaks for three year old fillies. Facilities include dining room/canteen, bar, tote, covered stand, limited track side parking (only along back straight and home turn), ample float, truck, and car parking.







Young Showground,
Murringo Road
Young, NSW, 2594

Located 1.6K from Young

Young Picnic Races


The Young Picnic Races is a six event program featuring the Burrangong Picnic Race Cup. Full bar and TAB facilities (strictly no BYO alcohol or glasses). Fashions on the Field competition.

Bring your own picnic lunch, or barbecue available on the grounds. Gates open at 12 noon, and shuttle buses will leave from the Empire Hotel from 11.45am.

After Party following the last race for members and their guests only.


Event Dates
2016
      8th Oct


Temora Road
Young, NSW, 2594

Located 2.1K from Young

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