National Cherry Festival July 4-11

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 full week of July with an eight-day party featuring over 150 … Continue reading

Cedar Polka Festival -July 2

This Polish-American Leelanau Peninsula community kicks up its heels at a four-day party with hearty food, drink and continuous polka music and dancing. Call for admission prices for adults. Ages 12 and under are free when accompanied by parent. Flag … Continue reading

Traverse City Wine & Art Festival -June 20

Discover cool-climate wines, local cuisine and culture of northern Michigan at the the 7th annual Traverse City Wine & Art Festival at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons in Traverse City on Saturday, June 20, 2015 from 2:00 to 9:00 … Continue reading

Great Lakes Discovery Sail- June 20

A unique hands-on experience for the entire family aboard the 77′ schooner Inland Seas. Become part of the maritime sailing tradition by raising the anchor, hoisting the sails, and steering the schooner. While the schooner is under sail, small groups … Continue reading

Suttons Bay Summer Solstice Art & Wine Walk- June 19

The Village of Suttons Bay will host its Annual Summer Solstice Art Walk. The event features galleries & shops in the village partnering with Leelanau wineries for a perfect summer evening. From 5-9 PM each gallery and shop will host … Continue reading

M22 Challenge -June 13

Run, bike and paddle your way along this 22-mile course through the Leelanau Peninsula during this challenging multi-sport event. Start with a 2.5 mile run that winds it’s way to (and up!) the Sleeping Bear Dune Climb, then grab your … Continue reading

Leland Wine & Food Festival- June 13

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 … Continue reading

Empire Asparagus Festival-May 15

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”. Learn more here

Traverse City Chocolate Festival- April 26

The largest chocolate event in Michigan, the Traverse City Chocolate Festival will once again tease your taste buds and your imagination. Chocolate exhibitors from the region and beyond will provide free samples and one-to-one conversations about their products.  Learn about … Continue reading

First Fridays in The Village- Jan. 2

It’s time to unwind with other “grown-ups” after work. Join your friends and neighbors in The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, for First Fridays!On the first Friday of each month from 5-8pm (or later), The Village will feature art, food … Continue reading

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