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National Cherry Festival June 29 - July 6

Michigan Business Network
May 20, 2019 12:00 PM

The National Cherry Festival is June 29 through July 6 this year.

Traverse City, MI - Beginning in May of 1925 asncf-logo-2014-rgb(1) the Blessing of the Blossoms Festival to attract tourists to Northern Michigan, over the years it evolved into the National Cherry Festival, and moved to July to take advantage of the Independence Day holiday.

Every year more than 500,000 attendees enjoy the National Cherry Festival, which is now in its 92nd year. Families can enjoy many kinds of activities from cherry pit spitting and pie eating contests, to the Grand Royale Parade in which the newly crowned Cherry Queen greets the crowds. Of the over 150 events and activities, about 85% are free of charge.

Eight Evenings of Bay Side Entertainment:
June 29 Saturday:   Trapt & Saving Abel with special guest Tantric                 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
June 30 Sunday:     Styx                                                                                   6:00 PM
July Monday:        Brett Young                                                                       6:00 PM
July Tuesday:       Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias                                                     6:00 PM
July Wednesday:  Nelly with special guests Chingy & Montell Jordan        6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
July Thursday:      The Four Tops & The Spinners                                      6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
July Thursday:      Concert on the Lawn                                                        7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
July Friday:           Cherry Idol Auditions                                                      10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
July 5 Friday:           Josh Turner                                                                     6:00 PM - 10:30 PM 
July Saturday:      Cherry Idol Finals                                                             2:00 PM
July Saturday:      Jeff Dunham                                                                     6:00 PM

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