Seasonal Events in Traverse City

    The National Cherry Festival may be Northern Michigan’s biggest annual event, but there’s always something going on no matter when you visit Traverse City. Between local farmer’s markets, fairs and seasonal festivals, there’s an event for everyone at our Traverse City waterfront hotel.

    Summer

    National Cherry Festival

    Voted the #3 Best Specialty Food Festival by the readers of USA Today and 10Best, the week-long National Cherry Festival has been around since 1926 and draws more than half a million visitors every year. Featuring 150 events and activities—most of which are free—this festival is perfect for families, foodies and cherry-enthusiasts in general.

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    Northwestern Michigan Fair (Aug)

    Since 1908, the Northwestern Michigan Fair has brought together family fun and local agriculture. Celebrate the end of Summer with domestic and exotic animal showcases, contests, amusement rides and grandstand racing events such as supercross and lawnmower racing.

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    National Cherry Festival

    Voted the #3 Best Specialty Food Festival by the readers of USA Today and 10Best, the week-long National Cherry Festival has been around since 1926 and draws more than half a million visitors every year. Featuring 150 events and activities—most of which are free—this festival is perfect for families, foodies and cherry-enthusiasts in general.

    learn more

    Northwestern Michigan Fair (Aug)

    Since 1908, the Northwestern Michigan Fair has brought together family fun and local agriculture. Celebrate the end of Summer with domestic and exotic animal showcases, contests, amusement rides and grandstand racing events such as supercross and lawnmower racing.

    learn more