Looking for something fun to do this April? Traverse City has a great list of activities to choose from. Check the list below for some fun events happening this month.


Big Little Hero Race – April 15

This is a superhero themed race! Please come wearing your favorite superhero costume. The fun run is free, and there are prizes for all children who participate.

Big Little Hero Race


Pants Down Circus – April 10

The energetic and creative, vibrant, and highly skilled Pants Down Circus is an ensemble working together to produce new, exciting and spectacular work, without taking itself too seriously. 

An Evening with Greg Iles – National Writer Series – April 15

Meet Greg Iles, a #1 New York Times bestselling thriller writer with millions of loyal fans.


Breakfast with the Easter Bunny – April 15

Join us at Grand Traverse Resort & Spa for Breakfast with the Easter Bunny!

Hawaiian Luau – April 15

Join us at Little Fleet for a Hawaiian Luau hosted by Night Kitchen Pop Up!

Earth Day Taste the Vineyard Guided Tour at Bonobo Winery – April 22

This Earth Day Bonobo Winery invites you to join them for a 1-hour walk and taste among the vines. Guests will be guided through a tour of the vineyard with tastes along the way! 

Earth Day Taste the Vineyard at Bonobo

Get Shucked! – April 23

Join us for our 2nd annual Get Shucked event! 6 oysters, 6 local sparkling wines. L Mawby, Big Little, Left Foot Charley, Bowers Harbor Vineyards, and 2 Lads will bring their finest sparkling wines paired with different oysters shucked just for you by Chris from Towne Plaza. 

Short’s Brewing Company Anni Party 13irteen – April 29

We’re closing the street of downtown Bellaire to celebrate with 30 Short's brews and Starcut Ciders, local food, two specialty Private Stache bottle releases, and performances by Laith Al-Saadi, May Erlewine & The Motivations, and our first ever Battle of the Bands winner. 

Short's Anni Party Image


Celebration for Young Children – April 29

The Annual Celebration for Young Children is a kid focused and fun filled day in Downtown Traverse City!

Traverse City Chocolate Festival – April 30

The largest chocolate event in Michigan, the Traverse City Chocolate Festival will once again tease your taste buds and your imagination. Needless to say, if you love chocolate, this event is for you!

Traverse City Chocolate Festival

That’s not all! Head over to our Events Page to see what other events Traverse City has to offer.

What’s Happening Next Month:

If you’re a lover of wine, you’re really going to love what events we have in store for May. Why? Because May is Wine Month! Traverse City is getting uncorked and you do not want to miss out!