Traverse City Triathlon- August 17

The race will start off with a swim in the calm waters of Bowers Harbor on West Grand Traverse Bay. After exiting the water, racers will roll out onto the bike course which winds along orchards, vineyards, on the Old … Continue reading

Great Wakes Festival- August 16

The Third Annual Great Wakes Festival takes place on the shores of West Grand Traverse Bay to showcase one of Traverse City’s most popular attractions: the water. The evening festival will celebrate water sports, activities and conservation efforts as a variety of live … Continue reading

Downtown Art Fair- August 16

Fine art will fill the streets on this weekend in Downtown Traverse City.  This annual juried art fair features over 90 Midwest and National artists.  Open to the public free of charge.  For more information call (231) 922-2050 or visit

Paella in the Park- August 15

Music for the event will have a Latin flair with returning crowd favorite Grupo Aye’, a 10 piece Cuban Salsa Band, Rootstand a jamming bluegrass Michigan band, Ryan Montbleau an awarding winning R&B Artist and Spanish guitar duo Younce Guitar. … Continue reading

Northport Wine Festival – August 9

Join us for the Northport Wine Festival, the original Leelanau Wine Festival!  Enjoy a day in beautiful Northport, rain or shine, for fine wine, food, and fun!

Cars, Eats, & Beats- August 9

Enjoy a day of grilling, pinstripe artists, salons doing 50s hair styles, temporary tattoos, tailpipe flame contests, vending and auto awards, all at the picturesque six-acre Flintfields complex, just east of Traverse City. Refreshing treats will also be served up … Continue reading

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

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