San Leandro Cherry Festival


Parade from 10 AM - 11 AM

Festival from 11 AM - 6 PM

Located in Historic Downtown San Leandro

The San Leandro Cherry Festival is a long-standing San Leandro tradition celebrating our past, present and future! The first Cherry Festival was held in 1909. Many things have changed over the years but one thing that remains the same is the strong sense of community identity and pride the Cherry Festival brings to the San Leandro community!

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San Leandro Cherry Parade

Celebrate all things San Leandro with the annual Cherry Parade! Cheer on our community organizations as they make their way down E. 14th street in festive floats, classic cars, and creative costumes!

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Main Stage Entertainment

Dance the day away at the Main Stage! Enjoy music from a diverse array of local artists ranging from R&B to Latin rhythm.

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Games, Vendors, and More!

Win a prize and have a laugh in the Fun Zone. Check out the vendor market and find new favorites from local artists and creators.


Food and Drinks

Explore the Cherry Market and sample delicious fresh cherries! Grab a bite to eat from a wide selection of local vendors, then head to the beer garden and enjoy a beverage from one of our San Leandro breweries and sangria from the Chamber of Commerce.



Participant Applications are open until April 7th. Artisans, community organizations, food vendors, and entertainers are invited to apply here.

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Cherry Pie Contest


Get your Cherry Pie recipes ready for the annual Cherry Pie Contest! Win the title of "Best Cherry Pie in the Cherry City!"

No pre-registration needed. Bring your pie, pie recipe (on a 3 x 5 inch index card) and completed entry form. Pie must be turned in between 11:00 AM and 11:30 AM to the Pie Contest Booth near the Main Stage. No late entries accepted. Judging will be held at the Cherry Festival.