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Cherry Valley has an incredible array of entertainment which appeals to the entire family. Whether looking for fast action or slow leisure, Cherry Valley has great opportunities for you!


  • Cherry Valley Festival Days is held every August on the weekend before Labor Day. You can find more information at


  • Magic Waters, 7820 CherryVale North Blvd,Cherry Valley, 815-966-2442, Magic Waters is a Rockford Park District waterpark in Cherry Valley, Winnebago County, Illinois. It is located next to the interchange between Interstate 39/U.S. Route 51 and Interstate 90 near U.S. Route 20. Open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.


  • Valley Orchard is located at 811 E State Street, Cherry Valley IL, 815-332-9696. Hours of operation are from September through mid-November Monday thru Saturday 9am- 6pm and Sunday 10am – 6pm. They are a 35 acre family-owned orchard with approximately 5,000 apple trees. You have a choice of either picking your own apples or purchasing apples that are picked daily.  Also available to pick: raspberries, (both summer and fall), blueberries and blackberries. They make their own 100% pure cider and also have cider donuts, apple pies, cinnamon bread and caramel apples. You will find a variety of jams, jellies, salsas, squash, pumpkins, gourds, and much, much more. For more information check out their website:


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