Traverse City Turkey Trot

Join the fun and get exercise before the holiday festivities at the annual Traverse City Turkey Trot. There are 5K and 5M race courses and all levels are encouraged to participate. 

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Chef Mario Batali To Spend Black Friday in Downtown Traverse City

Join Mario Batali for a Question and Answer with Rick Coates (from WKLT 97.5/98.9 FM) Mario will also be talking about shopping and eating locally throughout Northern Michigan as well as signing copies of his New York Times bestselling book, America—Farm to Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers.

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Santa's Coming to Traverse City!

The holiday season kicks off when Santa arrives downtown. Make your evening merry and bright at this annual event featuring a tree lighting, a visit with Santa, live music and fun activities!

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Holiday Shopping Made Easy

Grab a friend and head up to Traverse City for Ladies' or Mens' Night. Seasonal cheer along with tasty snacks, local wines and beers will make your holiday shopping experience one to remember! 

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Meet The People Behind the Scenes

Our new blog series From the Chair features a different Traverse City Tourism employee each month. Read on and learn more about Traverse City from the people who live, work, and play here—all day every day!

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