The MyNorth Weekly Calendar of upcoming Northern Michigan events highlights some of the amazing things going on across the North. Hand-picked by MyNorth Media’s Calendar Editor Libby Stallman, there is something for everyone.

So pull out your calendar, you’re not going to want to miss these Northern Michigan events!

July 1: Catch a performance of The Crane Wines at the Michigan Legacy Art Park in Thompsonville. This performance is part of the Summer Sounds Concert Series.

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July 2: Two different festivals, two different locations! The Freedom Festival runs July 1-4 in downtown Cadillac; stop by the Ludington area and experience The Freedom Festival there as well. Enjoy parades, fireworks and more!

July 3: Billy Idol rocks the Pepsi Bayside Music Stage at 6 p.m. This is the first of many concerts during this year’s National Cherry Festival.

July 4: Celebrate the holiday with Blues, Brews, and BBQ at the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City. Come enjoy great food and entertainment with an incredible view of the Blue Angels.

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July 5: Leelanau Peninsula Wine Excursions offers tours on three different loops: Sleeping Bear, Northern and Grand Traverse Bay. A scenic adventure with award-winning wine! There is an age limit for 21 and up.

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July 6: The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival begins July 6 and goes through July 31. This prestigious multi-week competition features thousands of the nation’s best horses competing in show jumping, dressage, equitation and hunters.


July 7: 5th Annual Carter’s Kids Festival Fun Run, at F & M Park in Traverse City.

Check out the MyNorth Community Events Calendar for more fun things happening near you!

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Photo(s) by Michigan Legacy Art Park