National Cherry Festival Traverse City

National Cherry Festival Traverse City

July 2-9, 2022

Black Diamond Station Sponsorships:



Indigo View

Air Show Link:


July 2nd   



July 3rd



You are invited to attend our exclusive Indigo View Air Show. This Air Show event sets itself apart from any other in National Cherry Festival history. Uniquely tailored to the features of Traverse City, immerse yourself in Hotel Indigo’s inviting upscale atmosphere. Overlooking the Grand Traverse West Bay, Hotel Indigo’s swank rooftop is where you will enjoy the magnificent airshow while indulging in the most scrumptious sips and bites that you will taste all summer. Menu to be announced. Two beverage tickets are included with your meal. You will not want to miss this event!

Tickets range from $125.00-$175.00 

Dates: July 2 and 3 
Garage Parking is available at this event through

Hotel Indigo for $12/vehicle.


Cherry Pie

Bike Ride Link: 



 July 5th 


A short, meandering, community ride designed for socializing and celebrating pie! This annual slow roll is an excellent way to explore Traverse City's historic neighborhoods, with Traverse City's youth bike organization, Norte, leading the way. Bonus: every rider receives a voucher for a free slice of pie from the Grand Traverse Pie Company. 

The Cherry Pie Ride starts and ends at

Traverse City’s F&M Park on Tuesday, July 5th at 9 am.







Tues July 5th



Wed July 6th



We are super excited to announce a Cornhole Tournament at the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City Michigan.

Cornhole is growing across the country like a wildfire. It is a simple game, that anyone can play.

This year, the event will be held in front of the water at the

Cherry Festival Beer Tent 

July 5th - Bags fly at 12:00 Noon

We are going to have a blast!

Bring your own partner!! We will be playing as doubles.

$40 per team($20 per person)

We will play 4 games in a random round robin format to start out the event. After those 4 games are complete, we will seed all the teams based on their W-L record and point differential (so the final score counts during this stage).



Cherry Mile Link: 


Thursday July 7th



The ‘Cherry Mile’ presented by the Traverse City Track Club will be a fast paced competition of elite high school runners, high school runners, and will offer an ‘Open Mile’ for runners in the community. Twelve participants in the high school elite race will compete. Located at the Traverse City Central Track 

Event begins at 5:30pm - Bib Pick up prior 

Thursday July 7th

Registration Opens May 2nd




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