No matter what you choose, you'll find a welcoming atmosphere with great food and drinks to complement your game-watching experience. Cheers, high-fives, and groans of disappointment fill the air as you watch every exhilarating moment on the big screens. It's not just about the game; it's about the shared experience, the thrill of victory, and the camaraderie that makes watching sports here so much fun. 

So, gather your friends, put on your team's jersey, and head to one of these spots for an unforgettable time.  

North Peak Brewing Company 

Formerly located in the Big Daylight Candy Factory in downtown Traverse City, North Peak Brewing Company offers a northern Michigan atmosphere while watching the game. Be sure to try one of their house-brewed beers while eating a signature pizza.   

Grab & Go – The Burrow TC 

Feel like staying in rather than going out? No problem! Pick up a Slider Box from The Burrow TC to pass around during the game. Each box is designed to feed 5-6 people and pre-ordering is highly recommended for easy pick up.

Blue Tractor Barbeque 

Discover the savory delights of Blue Tractor Barbeque on Union Street in downtown Traverse City. Take a seat close to a TV, order some house-smoked meats, and get to cheering on your team.  

Pro tip: give the smoke-house Bloody Mary a try!  

Jack’s Taproom  

Tucked into the heart of the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, Jack’s Taproom is your go-to spot for craft beer and upscale pub food. Complete with 12 taps and flat-screen TVs, it is the perfect location to take in stunning views of the Grand Traverse Bay while cheering on your favorite team.  

Stormcloud Brewing Company 

Tucked between the sand dunes and the stormy shores of Lake Michigan, you can find Stormcloud Brewing Company in Frankfort. Sample some of their handcrafted beer and take a seat close to one of their TVs. Order the popcorn and start watching the game! 

Bonus Event: 

MSU vs. UofM Downtown Traverse City Tailgate 

Grab a chair or blanket and head over to the corner of Union and State Street in downtown Traverse City on Saturday, October 21st for the Michigan State University versus University of Michigan game! Enjoy food from the Ludovikos taco truck, Chubby Unicorn panini truck, and the Good Bowl truck along with drinks from Fresh Coast Beer Works.