Going on vacation can be an expensive endeavor so picking what you do is always important. Luckily Traverse City is not only a great vacation destination but also a place where you can find events perfect for everyone in the family. Best of all these events are relatively low cost so you do not spend everything in your wallet. Take a look at some family-friendly events in Traverse City that will not break your bank account:

Downtown Traverse City Halloween Walk

Fall will be here before you know it offering plenty of spooky fun in Traverse City. If you plan on visiting around the Halloween holiday you will be in luck as the annual Downtown Traverse City Halloween week will be taking place. Take your kids out in their best costumes on October 29th from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. Stores along the main road will be handing out candy to all of the children. This event is absolutely free and lets your family get in on the Halloween fun a few days in advance. A little candy never hurt anyone!

14th Annual Lake Ann Music in the Park Festival

You can find Lake Ann approximately 15 minutes outside of Traverse City making it extremely easy to get to. Each year Lake Ann puts on their Annual Lake Ann Music in the Park Festival which is free to attend. This event takes place at the end of August each year and features food trucks and live music performances. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, August 27th from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Almira Township Park.

Downtown Traverse City Light Parade

The winter season is a special time here in Traverse City and with it comes a variety of events. This includes our Downtown Traverse City Light Parade where cars decked out in thousands of Christmas lights drive by. Other holiday events in Traverse City include Santa’s Arrival and the annual tree lighting ceremony. Each one of these events is absolutely free. You will find incredible events all throughout the year here in Traverse City.

Book Today for an Eventful Time in Traverse City

As you can see there are plenty of events taking place in Traverse City that are light on the budget. Make sure to book one of our vacation rentals to find the best private homes in the area.