June 30 - 7, 2018

Thanks for a Wonderful 2017 National Cherry Festival!

Thank you, thank you, thank you! We are so very grateful for all of the visitors, volunteers, sponsors and helping hands that made the festival so fantastic this year.

2017 Corporate Members:

Giving Back to our Community

The National Cherry Festival is more than a single summer celebration. We hold events all year long and are committed to pouring into our community.

“I find it amazing how the community of Traverse City comes together in promoting everything this beautiful area and festival has to offer." 

-Sonya Sayler,
2013 Cherry Queen


Our Foundation

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A Community of Volunteers

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Free Family Fun

The National Cherry Festival has over 150 events and activities and 85% are free for all! Kids can enjoy pit-spitting, pie-eating contests, turtle races and more without paying a penny.