For two days, more than 100 vendors and producers in the Beirão county of Resende "will provide tons of cherries at special prices," said the municipality in an information note. In addition to the opportunity to purchase one of the most famous cherries in the country, visitors will be able to find various handicraft products related to the fruit, as well as the cavacas de Resende.
Anyone who heads to Resende during the party weekend, can still watch between two hands full of cherries, the performances of musical groups. This in an initiative that has street animation guaranteed with the presence of jugglers, acrobats, scaffold characters and balloon modelers.
One of the highlights of the Cherry Festival is the thematic procession that, starting at 3:00 pm on Sunday (June 2), will cover the main streets of the town of Resende. About 400 extras, children of the 1st and 2nd cycle, accompany the parade, in a carriages of oxen of race arouquesa, that this year will be dedicated to the "Memorial to the Cherry" and that will count on groups of musical animation.
For the 4th consecutive year, the contest "Best Sweet / Cherry Cake of Resende" is being held, an initiative that aims to encourage the creation of a cake / cake that identifies the county as the best cherry producer.
To facilitate the trip to the party, the Municipality of Resende maintains the partnership with CP, offering a 30% discount on the train ticket to the Ermida station. The rest of the way, to the center of the village of Resende, where the party takes place, is made by bus. The same transport is ensured in reverse.