Traverse City News and Events

Planning For A "Full" Cherry Festival; Film Fest In Doubt, Other Events Adapt

By Beth Milligan | March 8, 2021

The availability of COVID-19 vaccines has made event prospects in summer 2021 considerably rosier than 2020. Still, Traverse City festival and event planners – most of whom are staging some type of comeback this summer – caution that this year will look different than any other. The Ticker checks in with the National Cherry Festival, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Traverse City Pit Spitters, Northwestern Michigan Fair, and several more events to see what’s on the docket for summer 2021.

National Cherry Festival – July 3-10, 2021
Traverse City’s largest festival cancelled in 2020 for the first time since World War II. National Cherry Festival Executive Director Kat Paye ...

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Meet The Fascinating People Of 2021

Every year, reporters from the Northern Express - sister publication of The Ticker - fan out across the ...

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From The Super Bowl Comes A Survival Story

If you blinked or looked away from your TV, you might have missed it, but a piece ...

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Boardman Avenue Closure Planned Next Week

The 200 block of Boardman Avenue will be closed in downtown Traverse City next week for utility ...

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Today Monday, March 8, 2021

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