Traverse City is bursting with festivals, art fairs, tours and attractions. Here are just a few to add to your list including Traverse City’s Friday Night Live, the Traverse City Farm Market and more.

July 4 Fireworks

TC loves its July 4 fireworks so much there’s even a club solely devoted to pulling off the big show every year. But you don’t have to be a “Boom Boom Club” member yourself to enjoy them—just head out anywhere along the West Bay waterfront at dusk for a spectacular view. Visit

Magical History Tour

Get a fresh look at what made the Traverse region legendary in decades past—from its wild lumbering roots to its Prohibition-era, rum-running con men. The 90-minute tour is led by local historians aboard an appropriately painted psychedelic trolley. Reservations required. Visit