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There is no time like the present to start planning ahead for 2021. This year has been tough for many, so it makes it even more fitting to celebrate the upcoming New Year’s in a beautiful destination such as Traverse City. Our vacation destination is the perfect location to spend the New Year’s with festive events and enjoyable activities. Take a look at what New Year’s in Traverse City will look like this year:

Traverse City New Year’s Eve CherryT Ball Drop

No New Year’s celebration is complete without a ball drop event to signal in the new year. Traverse City celebrates a unique ball drop event with a cherry-shaped orb. The Traverse City New Year’s Eve CherryT Ball Drop is a must see every year and is scheduled to not break traditions this year. An amazing street party is held in downtown where you can find live music and entertainment. A dazzling fireworks display will light up the sky if weather permits it. This New Year’s Eve CherryT Ball Drop will take place from 10:00 PM to 12:20 AM in downtown on New Year’s Eve; a $3 donation per person is asked at entry to help support this incredible event.

Enjoy Some Winter Sports

Another great way to spend your time in Traverse City around New Year’s Eve is by enjoying Crystal Mountain. This local peak features a variety of ski slopes that are perfect for riders of all levels. The powder is typically at its best around this time of year, letting you get in some of the best skiing you have ever experienced.

Stay Warm with Some Adult Craft Beverages

Traverse City features a variety of craft micro distilleries that produce all of your favorite spirits here in the area. Grand Traverse Distillery continues to be a local favorite that produces a regular selection of spirits along with seasonal favorites. Purchase a bottle in their taproom and take it back to your vacation rental. Sit back with your holiday beverage in front of amenities that can include a fireplace or fire pit.

More to Enjoy During New Year’s in Traverse City

These are just a few of the many ways to enjoy your New Year’s Eve excursion to Traverse City. Our vacation rentals feature an abundance of amenities and home features that will have you relaxing in no time. Reserve your vacation rental with us today and see all the excitement that awaits you in Traverse City.