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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...

4th of July Fireworks Shows & Events Across Northern Michigan

From Mackinac Island to Traverse City, here are some of our favorite ways to celebrate the 4th of July. Explore the upcoming festivals, events,...

Celebrate Father’s Day with These 5 Northern Michigan Events

Make this the best Father's Day yet with these five Northern Michigan events. From brunch to-go in Traverse City to the Father's Day Sail in Suttons...

10 Northern Michigan Valentine’s Day Events & Getaway Ideas

Show some love to your special someone (and yourself!) this month with these Northern Michigan Valentine's Day events, specials and getaways. TADL...

Interlochen Streaming Holiday Performances Like Nutcracker

This December, as holiday performances around the world are canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, audiences far and wide can tune in to two popular...

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Fourth of July Events

Five Fun Ways to Celebrate Fourth of July

Travel Channel Names Boyne City Among Top for the 4th

Upcoming Northern Michigan Events

07may01octSmall Works Holiday Exhibition - Call For Entry(may 7) 9:00 am - (october 1) 5:00 pm Glen Arbor Arts Center

28may(may 28)9:00 am19aug(aug 19)3:00 pmFood Is Art / Art Is Food(may 28) 9:00 am - (august 19) 3:00 pm Glen Arbor Arts Center

31may12:00 amAlden Dinky Doors"Dinky Doors" have appeared in Alden, Michigan!(may 31) 12:00 am Alden, Michigan, Alden, Michigan

18jun(jun 18)10:00 am04sep(sep 4)5:00 pmBeneath the Moon and Under the Sun: Landscape Paintings by Heidi A. Marshall(june 18) 10:00 am - (september 4) 5:00 pm Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey, 461 E Mitchell St, Petoskey, MI 49770

18jun(jun 18)10:00 am04sep(sep 4)5:00 pmPast Is Present: A Dart Featured Artist Retrospective(june 18) 10:00 am - (september 4) 5:00 pm Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey, 461 E Mitchell St, Petoskey, MI 49770

Halloween Articles

Skeletons Arise Fills Harbor Springs with Stylish, Humorous Skeletons This Halloween

Now through Halloween, shoppers, visitors and locals are being welcomed to Harbor Springs by stylish and even funny skeletons. Forty-five local...

Traverse City Children’s Garden Hosting Safe Halloween Event

Looking for a safe, family-friendly Halloween event? Through the end of October, Grand Traverse Area Children's Garden is hosting a Spooky Halloween...

8 Thrilling Activities & Halloween Events in Northern Michigan

This October, gallivant around in your best zombie garb, get to know the spooky secrets of a Northern Michigan town and help solve a citywide...

13 Spooky Halloween Events in Northern Michigan

The spookiest day of the year is just around the corner. Join in on the fun at these Northern Michigan Halloween events and parties. Hunt for the...

Experience the Spooky Side of Traverse City this October with Twilight Walking Tours

“I cannot promise you that we will see, hear or encounter a ghost or spirit. It will happen whether you are ready or not. If you cannot deal with...

Candy Drop-Off Program Helps Parents Promote Healthier Habits

Munson Healthcare and the Northern Michigan Diabetes Initiative (NDMI) are partnering for the sixth consecutive year to promote healthier Halloween...

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Thanksgiving Events Articles

2 Festival of Trees Online Events on Thanksgiving Weekend

Two annual Festivals of Trees are offering virtual and socially distanced Northern Michigan events during Thanksgiving weekend. Here's how to...

Holiday Events & Thanksgiving To-Go at Black Star Farms

With holiday plans looking a little different this year, Black Star Farms in Suttons Bay is hosting several events to deliver fabulous dining...

4 Northern Michigan Thanksgiving Dinner Plus Getaway Ideas

These four hotels offer Northern Michigan Thanksgiving dinner as well as a marvelous getaway, featuring fabulous onsite restaurants for a memorable...

2 Traverse City Nonprofits Host Virtual Thanksgiving Play

Just in time for the holidays, Parallel 45 and the National Writers Series will present a virtual staged reading of "The Thanksgiving Play,"...

TCNewTech’s Thanksgiving Weekend Networking Event is Back

​TCNewTech—a community of tech enthusiasts, businesses, entrepreneurs and Michigan policymakers—is working to build a culture of innovation,...

Welcome to Alanson’s House of Pies, a Small-Town Bakery with Big Heart

Step inside an unassuming white bungalow in Alanson, Michigan, and find a crumb-topped, meringue-swooped, buttery-good, small-town pie shop. Welcome...

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Thanksgiving Recipes, Wines & More

The Freshest Feast: Local Ingredient Side Dishes

Dare to Pair: Wines For Thanksgiving

Christmas Season Event Articles

Interlochen Streaming Holiday Performances Like Nutcracker

This December, as holiday performances around the world are canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, audiences far and wide can tune in to two popular...

14 Things to do in Traverse City During the Holidays 2020

Sure, Traverse City is a beautiful summer beach town with an amazing food and drink scene. But thanks to local boutiques, small-town holiday...

19 Northern Michigan Events & Holiday Fun in December

Ring in the season with these December events and holiday happenings across Northern Michigan. Santa Claus is Coming to Traverse City // December 1,...

10 Light Parades & Tree Lighting Events in Northern Michigan

This year, Northern Michigan towns are getting creative when it comes to hosting safe holiday events. Some are offering virtual tree lighting...

5 Shop Your Community Events in Northern Michigan

Support Northern Michigan businesses and get a head start on your holiday shopping at these "Shop Your Community" events.Shop Your Community Days //...

Glen Arbor Holiday Marketplace Event Goes Virtual

This year, Glen Arbor's Holiday Marketplace and tree lighting have gone virtual to help the community safely celebrate the much-loved traditions....

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Christmas Season Recipes, Shopping, Traditions & More

13 Christmas Tree Farms to Cut Your Own

14 Northern Michigan Toy Stores, Shop Local!

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Native Americans, Settlers, Car Shows … St. Ignace, MI Turns 350!

Native Americans, Settlers, Car Shows … St. Ignace, MI Turns 350!

PAID CONTENT As St. Ignace celebrates its 350th anniversary, we take a look back at its intriguing history—and where the city is heading in the future. When we turn onto N. State Street, heading toward downtown St. Ignace, we’re greeted by endless views of Lake Huron,...

Community Concert Experience Coming to P45 Amphitheatre

Community Concert Experience Coming to P45 Amphitheatre

Traverse City Symphony Orchestra, Parallel 45 Theatre and Traverse City Dance Project are collaborating on a new community concert experience. Find out more about this August 3 event.The Traverse Symphony Orchestra, Parallel 45 Theatre and the Traverse City Dance...