Traverse City News and Events

Welcome to Recess!


After work fun for grown-ups!

All Recess events are held 5pm-7pm with a $10 cover charge. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, beverages and incredible prizes. 

2022
September 7: Pull Barn - Short's Brewing Company (Elk Rapids)
October 5: North Bar TC
November 2: GR Auto Gallery
December 7: ReStore - Habitat for Humanity Grand Traverse Region

Interested in hosting a Recess at your venue? Keep in mind you’ll need to have space to accommodate 120-150 Recess attendees. Hosts also cover food and drink for our attendees. If you’d like to learn more, contact us here.

Interested in donating a prize to be given away at an upcoming Recess? That privilege is reserved for our paid Ticker / Northern Express / Traverse City Business News advertisers. If you’re an advertiser and wish to donate something, contact us here.


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