Recent and Featured Festivals Articles

  • Traverse City National Cherry Festival Traverse City National Cherry Festival Smoking Restrictions

    The National Cherry Festival, held July 4th–12th in Traverse City, will be missing one thing this summer: smoking corrals in the Open Space. In previous years this Northern […]

  • Art in the Garden Festival Gaylord Art in the Garden Festival

    Looking for an educational, outdoor activity to do in Northern Michigan this weekend? The Art in the Garden Festival happening in Gaylord at the Otsego County Demonstration […]

  • national cherry festival family events National Cherry Festival Family Events

    Traverse City Events: The 2013 Traverse City National Cherry Festival offers a week of kid-oriented festival events and activities for kids of all ages!

  • foodie events at the national cherry festival Foodie Events at the National Cherry Festival

    These popular dishes served at the Cherry Festival stand out in the sea of cherry foodstuffs.

  • Photo by Big Machine Label Group 2014 National Cherry Festival Concert Line-Up

    2013 National Cherry Festival: Don’t miss any of the art, music, and entertainment of the 2013 National Cherry Festival in Traverse City!

  • National Cherry Festival Adult Only Events at the National Cherry Festival

    Maybe you’re parents who want to get away from the kiddies, or you’re a couple searching for great date ideas, there is something for every adult to […]

  • Pyrotechnics from Traverse City's 4th of July 2014 Northern Michigan 4th of July: Parades and Fireworks

    It’s time to celebrate America’s birthday and to plan ahead for your Northern Michigan vacation. Grab a picnic basket and fill it with Northern Michigan food and […]

  • Parking and Restrooms at the National Cherry Festival Parking and Restrooms at the National Cherry Festival

    Traverse City National Cherry Festival. Helpful hints for getting around Traverse City during the 2013 National Cherry Festival.

  • Photo by Jessica Lafreniere Traverse City Wine and Art Festival: Q&A With Sam Crawford

    The Traverse City Wine and Art Festival is quickly approaching on June, 21st. This Northern Michigan festival will feature over 30 Northern Michigan wineries, 10 restaurants, and […]

  • Photo by Big Ticket Festival Big Ticket Festival in Gaylord

    From Thursday, June 19th to Saturday, June 21st , the Big Ticket Festival will bring faith-based musicians and fun to the Otsego County fairgrounds in Gaylord.  Now […]

  • Photo by Phil Denny Traverse City Wine & Art Festival: Q&A with Phil Denny

    The Traverse City Wine & Art Festival is quickly approaching—about a week away!—and the city is gearing up for this “can’t miss” Northern Michigan festival. With music from the folk-band, […]

  • Cherry Festival in one day Experience the National Cherry Festival in One Day

    Experience the National Cherry Festival in one day by visiting the best festival attractions. If you’re on a tight schedule the following Northern Michigan travel ideas will make […]

  • Traverse City Vacation Planning Your Traverse City Vacation

    Traverse City, widely known as the nation’s “Cherry Capital,” is a culinary and cultural hub of Northern Michigan. It’s a hip, foodie town with restaurant options ranging from […]

  • Mackinac Island horses Mackinac Island Horses

    The “Horse is King” on Mackinac Island, a place where vacationers’ only means of transportation are bikes, roller blades, and horseback or carriage rides. Known specifically for […]

  • Things to do at the National Cherry Festival in one weekend Things to Do in One Weekend at the National Cherry Festival

    Photo by Matt Carissimi. Pack as much cherry-filled fun into one weekend at the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City. It might seem daunting to decide which […]

  • The Crane Wives Traverse City Wine and Art Festival: Q&A with the Crane Wives

    The Traverse City Wine and Art Festival is a little over two weeks away from happening on June, 21st. This awesome Northern Michigan festival will feature over […]

  • Brandi Carlile will headline on Friday, Aug 22nd 2014 Summer Microbrew and Music Festival

    Taking place on Friday, August 22nd and Saturday the 23rd in Traverse City, the 2014 Summer Microbrew and Music Festival will be headlined by folk rocker Brandi […]

  • Traverse city lodging Traverse City Lodging During the National Cherry Festival

    Traverse City National Cherry Festival: Grand Traverse Resort and Spa offers deal to visitors during the Cherry Festival.

  • Mackinac Summer Festivals Mackinac Island Festivals and Events

    Mackinac Island hosts festivals celebrating the lilacs, the island’s famous fudge, music and more in one of the world’s most beautiful settings.

  • Photo by the Mainstays Traverse City Wine and Art Festival: Catching up with The Mainstays

    The Traverse City Wine and Art Festival is quickly approaching—June 21st, people!—and this one-of-a-kind Northern Michigan music and art event will feature over 30 Northern Michigan wineries, 10 […]