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Red Hot Best 2021: Northern Michigan’s Top 7 Events

You voted for the Top 7 Events in each Northern Michigan region and the results are in. From small-town coastal art festivals to record-breaking...

29 Events You Can’t Miss in Northern Michigan this July

Summer has arrived in Northern Michigan and events are making a comeback for the 2021 season. From the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City to...

Traverse City National Cherry Festival Vacation Planner

Traverse City's National Cherry Festival is back for 2021! Featuring both in-person and virtual events, here's what to expect at this year's...

95th National Cherry Festival Returns for 2021 with Hybrid Events

Festival-goers rejoice! The National Cherry Festival is giving us all a reason to celebrate. Whether you're looking to participate in virtual,...

Traverse City National Cherry Festival Vacation Planner

Each summer since 1968, Traverse City has dedicated eight days to the celebration of one of its most famous and tasty commodities: the...

National Cherry Festival Family Events 2019

Traverse City’s National Cherry Festival hosts lots of free events for the entire family to enjoy. Whether it’s making new friends at Clinch Park,...

National Cherry Festival 2019 21+ Events

For little ones, the National Cherry Festival provides heaps of excitement in the form of contests, activities, and shows. For those of us a bit...

National Cherry Festival Concerts 2019

The National Cherry Festival kicks off Saturday, June 29 and there are tons of great concerts to attend. From Grammy Winners to Rock and Roll Hall...

National Cherry Festival Food Events 2019

From flying pancakes to savory BBQ, these National Cherry Festival food events have every taste bud covered. Don't forget to support local farmers...

Olympian and Boston Marathon Winner Des Linden Joins Cherry Kids Fun Run

Elite runner Des Linden will be running the Cherry Kids Fun Run at the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City! Registration is open for the...

10 Northern Michigan Cherry Products to Enjoy During National Cherry Festival

We asked our readers what their favorite Northern Michigan cherry products are and we got some delicious answers. And what better time of year to...

National Cherry Festival Tickets on Sale for 2018 Performances

It's no secret we love cherries in Traverse City. It may only be February, but we're already getting excited about the National Cherry...

The Accidentals Performing Live in Cherry Royale Parade!

Gliding above the thousands of spectators and participants celebrating the DTE Energy Foundation Cherry Royale Parade will be The Accidentals atop...

Executive Director Kat Paye’s 10 Favorite National Cherry Festival Events

For Kat Paye, the summer—indeed, the whole year—revolves around the National Cherry Festival. As the executive director of the celebration of all...

National Cherry Festival 2017 Seniors’ Events

It's fun to chase the grandkids around from arts and crafts activities to movies and to pie eating contests, but when that all gets a bit old,...

National Cherry Festival Hotel Options Outside of Downtown Traverse City

Tommy Burson at Trivago recently analyzed the Traverse City hotel marketplace during the National Cherry Festival and got in touch with us at...

Shinedown and Vanilla Ice to Perform at National Cherry Festival this July

Platinum Selling Rock Band Shinedown to Perform July 3rd and Back By Popular Demand Vanilla Ice and a 90’s Dance Party 2.0 to Perform July 4th Just...

Platinum Selling Superstar Cole Swindell to Perform at National Cherry Festival

TRAVERSE CITY: Just confirmed by National Cherry Festival officials, Country Superstar Cole Swindell will perform on the Pepsi Bay Side Music Stage...

Celebrate Your Northern Michigan Fourth of July with a Bang

When the fourth rolls around every July, Northern Michigan seems to go on a mutual vacation. Celebrations of family, friendship, independence, and...

National Cherry Festival Queen Danielle Bott Dresses Locally

It's a busy summer season, especially for an already-busy-body like Northern Michigan's National Cherry Festival Queen. Though she has a multitude...

Video: U.S. Navy Blue Angels Lt. Andy Talbott Talks Cherry Festival Air Shows

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels are at National Cherry Festival 2018 with two exciting air shows June 30 and July 1 from 1–4...

Billy Idol Takes National Cherry Festival Stage Sunday

Megastar Billy Idol brings his world-famous sneer to the National Cherry Festival stage in Traverse City on Sunday, July 3. MyNorth Media...

Right Brain Brewery Debuts Cherry Pie Whole Beer

MyNorth News Service (Press release provided by Right Brain Brewery) TRAVERSE CITY: Just in time for Traverse City’s world-famous National Cherry...

Red Hot Best 2016 Northern Michigan Food and Drink Festivals

More than 10,000 voters from across the state weighed in on 101 things they love about Northern Michigan. Their votes determined over 300 Red Hot...

National Cherry Festival Parking and Restrooms

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

MyNorthTickets Extends Hours for Ticket Pick-Up

MyNorth News Service (Press Release by MyNorth Media) TRAVERSE CITY: MyNorthTickets is extending its Traverse City box office hours to 7 p.m. every...

Add St. Ignace to a National Cherry Festival Vacation

If you are attending the National Cherry Festival this year, why not top off the celebration with a trip to historic St. Ignace. Cross the mighty...

Great American Picnic at National Cherry Festival 2016

National Cherry Festival 2016 is rife with exciting events, and the Great American Picnic promises to be a highlight. A menu of delicious food...

Gabriel Iglesias “Fluffy” Performs at National Cherry Festival

The National Cherry Festival welcomes nationally acclaimed comedian Gabriel Iglesias to the Pepsi Bay Side Stage in Traverse City on Saturday, July...

National Cherry Festival 90s Rewind Dance Party in Traverse City

Join in the ultimate 90s Rewind Dance Party in Traverse City with Vanilla Ice, Dru Hill, Color Me Badd and Tone Loc at the National Cherry...

Cheap Trick & Kane Brown Perform at National Cherry Festival

See Cheap Trick and Kane Brown perform live at the 2016 National Cherry Festival on the Pepsi Bay Side Music Stage in Traverse City. Cheap Trick –...

National Cherry Festival Billy Idol & Frankie Ballard Tickets

The day has finally come! National Cherry Festival Billy Idol and Frankie Ballard concert tickets are on sale now at MyNorthTickets. Megastar Billy...

National Cherry Festival Air Show Gala & Foodie Events

The National Cherry Festival is less than 100 days away! And tickets to the Air Show Gala and Foodie Events are on sale now and going fast. Purchase...

Northern Michigan Tart Cherries Better Than Ibuprofen

Are Northern Michigan tart cherries better than Ibuprofen for pain relief? An article in the Washington Post last week by national health reporter...

National Cherry Fest 2015 Airshow Information for Boaters on Grand Traverse Bay

One of the best spots to enjoy the National Cherry Festival Air Show 2015 is from the deck of a boat on Grand Traverse Bay. During the National...

National Cherry Fest Airshow 2015 Schedule: US Air Force Thunderbirds Come to Traverse City

On Saturday, July 4 and Sunday, July 5 at 1:30 pm the National Cherry Festival presents the 2015 Airshow with the US Air Force Thunderbirds and many...

2015 National Cherry Festival Concert Line-Up

The National Cherry Festival in Traverse City features a whole week of great music events, all on a stage located adjacent to the beautiful West...

Traverse City National Cherry Festival Vacation Planner 2015

Since 1968 the Traverse City National Cherry Festival has been celebrated as a week long event that celebrates cherries, cherries and more cherries...

21 & Over Events at the National Cherry Festival 2015

Whether you're parents who want a short break from the kids or you're a couple searching for romantic date ideas, there's something for every adult...

Foodie Events at the National Cherry Festival 2015

While the cherries at Traverse City's National Cherry Festival get all the hype with many local farmers selling local cherries, there will also be...

2015 National Cherry Festival Family Events

Every year kids eagerly await the highly anticipated National Cherry Festival. Trevor Tkach, Executive Director of the National Cherry Festival,...

Weird Al Yankovic to Perform at National Cherry Festival in Traverse City

MyNorth News Service (Press Release Provided by National Cherry Festival) (Traverse City, MI) March 20, 2015 – Just confirmed by National Cherry...

“Paddle for Pints” Brewery Pub (Crawl) Paddle

MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by TC Ale Trail™) TRAVERSE CITY: “Two trails diverged, and I took the RIVER with great beer.” “Paddle...

Mario Batali Features Traverse City on The Chew

Tune in to see Northern Michigan chef Mario Batali (he's been know to say some nice things about Traverse City) co-host The Chew on Monday September...

Today at the 2014 National Cherry Festival in Traverse City

It's National Cherry Festival season in Traverse City!  Visit this page throughout the week of the 2014 festival for updates and images covering...

Catching Up with Traverse City’s Ryan Whyte Maloney

Traverse City native Ryan Whyte Maloney went from performing at local venues in Northern Michigan and his adopted home of Las Vegas to sharing the...

Traverse City’s National Cherry Festival on a Budget

There is much to do at the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City, including music events at the Bay Side Music Stage to the Blue Angels air show...

One Week National Cherry Festival Vacation

There's much to experience at the Traverse City National Cherry Festival. If you're planning on taking a week-long vacation at the 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...

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

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

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!

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...

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...

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...

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.

TC’s Ryan Whyte Maloney To Perform at Cherry Festival, in Manistee

Traverse City's favorite singing son, Ryan Whyte Maloney, will perform at two events in Northern Michigan following his remarkable run on NBC's...

Blue Angels Back for 2014 Cherry Festival

The National Cherry Festival will kick off its 88th annual celebration—which runs from Saturday, July 5th to Saturday the 12th—with a highly...

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