We all know gift-giving looks a little different this year. Instead of heading to the online retailers or big box stores, shoppers are encouraged to stay local and support the businesses we love to visit. This year, we’re encouraging folks to take that mission one step further and support the nonprofits who give us incredible experiences in northern Michigan.
November 19 is Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, and we are here to celebrate it! So many of the incredible businesses in northern Michigan are run by smart and creative women—it was hard to just pick a few for this story! From restaurants to breweries to retail, check out how four Traverse City women created successful and beloved businesses in our community.
The holiday season is right around the corner, and here in Traverse City, we’re getting ready to celebrate. Things will look a bit different this year, but there are plenty of fun and safe ways to enjoy these special moments with friends and family.
We are always a little sad to say goodbye to our gorgeous autumn foliage, but the fun doesn’t end with the falling of the leaves. In fact, November has an incredible line-up of events, activities, and special deals to make the most of the transition season.
Traverse City Beer Week is our chance to raise a glass to the great beer we know and love in northern Michigan. While things will look a little different this year during the November 13-20 celebration, we’re so excited to be able to offer tons of beer fun in our “hoppy” place. Get the scoop on what the week will look like below.
Peak color is here in northern Michigan! We'll get to enjoy the gorgeous reds, golds, and oranges over the next week or two, as the color migrates toward the water. Inland forests change colors first up here, with the lake and bays protecting the trees closer to the shoreline.
This first full week of October is looking gorgeous in northern Michigan. The leaves are about halfway through their color turn, so you'll still see a hint of summer green among the red, orange, and gold. The forecast is beautiful too, with sunshine and temperatures in the 60s expected for the next 7-10 days.
Fall color is on its way to northern Michigan! As you drive the rolling hills of Old Mission Peninsula, cruise along M-22, or head toward downtown Traverse City for shopping and dinner, you'll see bright spots of red, orange, and gold in the trees. We're still about a week (two at most) from peak fall color, but a cooler week of weather promises a glorious coming soon.
Halloween is just around the corner, and even with the challenges of 2020, there are still plenty of ways to have some spooky fun. From ghost tours to corn mazes to carriage rides in your Halloween best, here are five ways to celebrate Halloween in northern Michigan.