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Turning Lemons Into “Mula” The Cherry Republic Way


Lemonade!… Lemonade for sale!… Get your Cherry Lemonade!…

It is never too early to practice your entrepreneurial and business skills! If you are under the age of 10, grab your parents and head to the Great Hall to sign up for your hour long selling time. Times are available Friday and Saturdays from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

For $10, Cherry Republic will provide…

The stand

  • The lemonade
  • The cups
  • A board to create a sign
  • You get to set your prices and keep half the profits, we will donate the other half to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

And remember… NO PARENTS ALLOWED! One family per hour.


Our very first Lemonade sellers with one of our Cherry Ambassadors! They sold 63 cups in one hour.


Our youngest entrepreneur, at 3 years old, in only a few minutes she sold 8 cups.


Hawthorn and his friend Bryce enjoying some of their lemonade, who knew selling could be so much work?