The summer season is finally here so you can make way with your summer vacation getaway plans. One of the best reasons to get out and explore is for the Fourth of July holiday. This patriotic tradition is the perfect opportunity to travel somewhere new such as Traverse City. The area features a variety of fun events and activities that will make your Traverse City Fourth of July trip one to remember!

Traverse City Fourth of July Fireworks

No Fourth of July celebration will ever be complete without a thrilling fireworks display that lights up the night sky. You will find exactly that with the annual Fourth of July Fireworks right here in Traverse City. Each year the fireworks display brings in thousands of visitors as it lights up above the lake. This year’s events will take place at Open Space Park giving you plenty of room to lay out as you enjoy the show. The fireworks display will start at 10:30 PM and last for approximately one hour. Don’t miss out on one of the biggest fireworks displays in the state this year in Traverse City!

 National Chery Festival

Another incredibly exciting event leading up to the Fourth of July is our National Cherry Festival. This eight-day festival celebrates all things with the local cherry crops around Traverse City. You will never have tasted a cherry quite as delicious as the Michigan cherries. That is not all you will find at the festival either as it includes a variety of rides and attractions on the midway. Local vendors will be on hand with delicious food and treat including smoked turkey legs and Gibby’s fries. Live concerts will be put on every day for exciting musical performances. The National Cherry Festival is one of the biggest events in the country with attendance bringing in over 500,000 people every year across the whole event. The 2022 National Cherry Festival will take place this year from July 2nd through the 9th. Come see this exciting event that has been going on since 1925!

More Fourth of July Fun in Traverse City

These exciting events are waiting for you this summer right here in Traverse City. Get ready for the best summer vacation by booking one of our vacation rentals here in the city. Have access to fine amenities and be just steps away from your Traverse City Fourth of July festivities.