Rotary Club’s Cherry Blossom Festival this Saturday


The Rotary Club of Peekskill will hold its Annual Cherry Blossom Festival on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at the Peekskill Riverfront Green. Join members of the service club by celebrating the beginning of spring, when the 100 cherry trees the Club planted along the riverfront walkway start to bloom. This festival is for people of all ages.

All proceeds raised by the Rotary Club of Peekskill go back to the local community and international projects sponsored by Rotary International.  Activities for children include, flower pot painting, arts & crafts, kids’ games and inflatable slides.

There will be craft vendors, a plant sale and a raffle featuring one $5,000 grand prize, one $3,000 prize, seven $1,000 prizes. Tickets re $100 each and only 300 are sold.  Food trucks attending this year include:  American Dogs, Crazy Taco Mex, JD’s Fish Fry, Gaetanos, Homestyle Deserts Bakers, Knot of the World Pretzel, Mobile Pie Truck, Mr. Softee, Poke Motion, Three Little Pigs, Wanna Emapnada, Wrappers Delight.

And new this year, is a Cherry Blossom Bar Crawl starting at 5 p.m.