Cherry Bounce Festival

Saturday, June 8, 2024
10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Named after moonshiner Amos Owens' corn whiskey-based "Cherry Bounce" moonshine, the Cherry Bounce Festival features art from local and regional artists, live bluegrass/Americana music, moonshine and cherry-inspired items by local restaurants and businesses. The FREE festival kicks off on Friday night, June 7, with a concert at 7:30PM and continues on Saturday, June 8, from 10AM-6PM with art vendors, live music, food trucks and special discounts/promotions from Main Street Merchants.  The Cherry Bounce Festival is held at the Forest City Pavilion on Park Square (POPS) and along historic Main Street, Forest City.

  • 10AM - Gates Open
  • 10AM-6PM - Art Vendors, Live Music, Moonshine & Food Trucks
  • 10:00AM-11:30AM - Finklestein Three 
  • 12:00PM-1:30PM - The Wilder Flower
  • 2:00PM-3:30PM- Reedy River String Band
  • 4:00PM-5:30PM- Songs From The Road Band
  • 7PM - Baseball Game at McNair Stadium (Forest City Owls vs. Macon Bacon) 

We are accepting art vendor applications for this year's festival! All items must be handmade (see last page of application for handmade categories).  For more information contact:  Amy Bridges 828-447-1730 or  Click on the link below to access this year's application!

 Cherry Bounce Art Vendor Application