TC New Year’s Eve CherryT Ball Drop- Dec. 31

Ring in the New Year in Downtown Traverse City as the massive illuminated cherry is lowered to signify the coming year! Festivities start at 9pm with live entertainment, dance party, DJ and other surprises! More:

Chili Cook-Off- Jan. 11

The annual Downtown Chili Cook-Off brings together some of the area’s finest restaurants and their creative chili recipes for a spicy showdown in downtown Traverse City. The restaurants will compete in a variety of categories (including 1, 2 and 3 … Continue reading

Festival of Trains; Dec. 14- Jan. 4

All Aboard! The Annual Festival of Trains takes place this year from Dec. 14 thru Jan. 4 and is an event full of fun for the whole family! The celebration includes the Historic Miniature City of Traverse City, interactive and … Continue reading

Ladies Night Downtown- Dec. 12

A tribute to the ladies! Join the restaurants and merchants of Downtown Traverse City for a night filled with specials, food and refreshments while you conquer some holiday shopping!  

The Nutcrakcer- Dec. 12-14

The Interlochen Dance Co. and Orchestra presents the holiday favorite “The Nutcracker” – the story of Clara, Herr Drosselmeyer, a villainous Mouse King, and the beloved Nutcracker who comes to life. $26 adult, $23 senior, and $10 student. Corson Auditorium. … Continue reading

Traverse City Beer Week- Nov. 8-15

The First Annual Traverse City Beer Week takes place November 8-15! The week is dedicated to showcasing the craft beer culture in the area and will be filled with unique events at various breweries, restaurants, merchants, and more!   More … Continue reading

Leland Fall Frenzy- Oct. 26

Join us for a lovely autumn day in Leland… find great shopping deals as you wander through Downtown and Fishtown – – with cider and doughnuts being passed out from local merchants!   More Info:

Toast the Season- Nov 2-3 & 9-10

The Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association’s Toast the Season wine tour is a Northern Michigan holiday tradition. Every year in November we offer two consecutive weekends of tasting and touring. Your tour features a gift bag and wine & food pairings … Continue reading

Zombie Run- Oct. 26

The Zombie Run has become a T.C. favorite since its creation in 2009 and is well on its way to becoming a Halloween tradition. What’s not to like? Zombies and beer have always been a winning combination. Over the last … Continue reading

Downtown Traverse City Halloween Walk- Oct. 25

October closes with a parade of little ghosts and goblins as Downtown Traverse City hosts costume clad children and their parents to trick or treat at participating stores throughout the Downtown area.  The event kicks off at 3:30 until 5 pm.  … Continue reading

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