Friday Night Live- August 8 & 15

Jazz, art, food and fun will fill East Front. Downtown’s popular community block party features a full slate of music, entertainment, food, demonstrations and family activities along the 100 and 200 blocks of East Front Street.

Northwestern Michigan Fair: August 2-9

Exhibits, barn dance, 4-H live stock shows, carnival, Grand Stand shows, tough truck competition, great food.  Midway open 10am-11pm. Located at 3606 Blair Townhall Road (south of Chum’s Corners on M 37), Traverse City. Admission fee.

Traverse City Film Festival- July 29-August 3

Summertime is “outside time” in Traverse City, so it might seem odd that one of the area’s most popular new summer festivals takes place almost entirely indoors. Founded in 2005, the Traverse City Film Festival has been able to lure … Continue reading

City of Riesling- July 27

Join us as we celebrate the Riesling – the Best White Wine on Earth and the wine that put Traverse City on the map!  The global celebration will showcase the Riesling with various events, including The Night of 100 Rieslings, … Continue reading

Tour de TART Trail Bike Ride- July 25

TART Trails, Inc. is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization formed in 1998 and located in Traverse City, that works to enrich the Traverse region by providing a network of trails, bikeways and pedestrian ways; and encouraging their use. Starting near … Continue reading

Ray LaMontagne- July 22

Ray LaMontagne is an award-winning singer-songwriter and global festival favorite. His husky vocals and sensual lyrics have helped him carve a niche in a competitive genre, with a growing, devoted fan-base as testament to his musical talents and appeal. Tickets: … Continue reading

Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water- July 19

The festival will feature tastes from local wineries, distilleries, and breweries, delicious food from Leelanau Peninsula’s restaurants, art by talented area vendors, and live music from some of Michigan’s top entertainment. More details will be posted as the event draws near! … Continue reading

Traverse Symphony Orchestra @ The Commons- July 19

A CELEBRATION of MUSIC, FOOD and WINE on the front lawn of the Grand Traverse Commons under the Tent Venue.5PM: Pre-concert entertainment featuring food vendors, The Accidentals and Satchmo: A Louis Armstrong Tribute.8PM: Traverse Symphony Orchestra concert, Kevin Rhodes, conductorThe … Continue reading

Willie Nelson & Family and Alison Krauss: July 17

Two of country music’s most iconic talents in one stop! Music legends Willie Nelson & Family and Alison Krauss & Union Station will share the stage together for the first time. The two groups’ unique personalities combined with impeccable musicianship … Continue reading

Arts & Craft Fair- July 6

Fine arts and crafts will fill the streets on this weekend in Downtown Traverse City.  This annual juried art fair features over 150 artists and craftsmen displaying their work.  Open to the public, free of charge.   More Info:

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