Wine and Art Festival- June 21 & 22

The Traverse City Wine & Art Festival drew over 4000 people to the Village at Grand Traverse Commons in 2012 to celebrate the wine, food and culture of Michigan’s wine coast. The 5th annual Traverse City Wine & Art Festival returns on … Continue reading

National Cherry Festival- June 29-July 6

Oldest, Biggest and Still the Champion: The National Cherry Festival. Traverse City is still proud to be America’s Cherry Capital. It celebrates that heritage every year during the first week of July with an eight-day party featuring over 150 family activities: … Continue reading

Cherry Roubaix Bike Race- June 14

Families, road racers, leisure cyclists, vacationers and avid athletes find satisfaction in the popular resort destination area of Traverse City, Michigan on West Grand Traverse Bay. Traverse City hosts the Michigan State Road Race Championship and delivers three days of activities … Continue reading

Glen Arbor BBQ & Brew Festival- June 15

Local restaurateurs and Northern Michigan breweries will show off their best as Glen Arbor kicks off the summer season with the annual BBQ & Brew Festival in the heart of downtown! Participating restaurants include Art’s Tavern, Cherry Republic, Blu and … Continue reading

National Trails Day- June 1

Celebrate National Trails Day on the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. National Trails Day encourages all Americans to get outside to celebrate the importance of natural places where you can recreate, breath some fresh air, … Continue reading

Annual Leland Wine & Food Festival- June 8th

Come spend the day at Michigan’s oldest wine festival while taking in the sights of Lake Michigan and Leland Harbor.  Sip tastings from wineries of the Leelanau & Old Mission Peninsulas, craft beer from Short’s Brewing Company, and enjoy great food from … Continue reading

Leelanau Bird Festival May 29-June 2

The Leelanau Peninsula has more than 75,000 acres of accessible birding habitat open to the public.  At the Second Annual Leelanau Peninsula BirdFest, you can see more than a hundred different species of nesting birds, including the rare Great Lakes … Continue reading

Colantha Walker Dairy Festival- June 9th

Traverse Colantha Walker Dairy Festival June 9th, 2013  A free, family-friendly festival in celebration of Traverse Colantha Walker, the most famous cow in town! Pancake breakfast, live music, farmers market, arts & craft market, kids’ activities, food & drinks, … Continue reading

Asparagus Festival, May 18-19

May 18th-19, 2013 The lakeshore village of Empire greets the arrival of asparagus season with games, dinners and – of all things – an annual oral poetry contest for the best “Ode to Asparagus.”

Bayshore Marathon- May 25th

May 25th, 2013 An annual spring run up the Old Mission Peninsula – one of the world’s most beautiful marathon settings – that attracts more than 7,000 runners. Half-marathon and 10k runs are also offered.

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