June has finally arrived and we have a lot of great events in store for you! Check out the list below to see what’s happening in TC this month:


Fairy Fest 2017 – June 3rd

A free day of fun and celebration in the Piazza at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons. Kids crafts, live music and a hike into the fairy trails make this a great family event.

Lighthouse Islands Full Moon Guided Kayak Paddle – June 9th

This tour will catch the sunset over the Leelanau Peninsula and a rising full moon over the tip of Old Mission Peninsula while enjoying a complimentary glass of Old Mission Peninsula-produced wine to toast the beginning of summer.

Astronomy Under Sail – June 23rd

This summer, take advantage of this unique opportunity to experience the Great Lakes in a whole new way. 


Northern Lights Photography Exhibition – Recurring Weekly 

A dramatic photography exhibition featuring images of the Aurora Borealis and night skies.

Bottle Rockets, Eric Ambel & The Surreal McCoys – June 17th

Join us for a night of music featuring Bottle Rockets, Eric Ambel and The Surreal McCoys! 

An Evening with Julia Glass – National Writers Series – June 25th

Join us for an evening with featured guest Julia Glass, the beloved author of the National Book Award-winning Three Junes.

Old Towne Arts & Crafts Fair – June 25th

Fine arts and crafts will fill the streets on this weekend in Downtown Traverse City. This annual juried art fair features over 90 artists and craftsmen displaying their work. Open to the public free of charge. 

Peninsula Studios


Yoga in the Vines – Recurring every 3 weeks on Saturday until June 24th

Too much tech makes us crabby. The antidote? Unwinding in the fresh air as you gaze over Chateau Grand Traverse's vineyards and crystal-clear water. That's the idea behind Yoga in the Vines. 

Black Star Farms Harvest Dinner – June 7th

Join us for the extraordinary Harvest Dinner at the exclusive Inn at Black Star Farms. These wine-paired culinary experiences are inspired by the best local, seasonal ingredients sourced from northern Michigan’s finest farms along with our own in Suttons Bay.

Diva’s Uncorked – June 9th

It's time to celebrate women and wine during Divas Uncorked! Sip, savor and enjoy this fun "Girls Night Out" event!

Wine Pairing Dinners at Chateau Chantal – Recurring weekly on Wednesday until October 25th

Join us for a 7-Course Wine Pairing Dinner at Chateau Chantal Winery & Inn Our Wine Dinners are the perfect way to experience the best of Northern Michigan.

An Evening with Royal Chef – June 22nd

Join us June for an evening with Chef Darren McGrady; a former personal chef to Queen Elizabeth II, Diana, Princess of Wales and Princes William and Harry. Darren has also had the honor of cooking for five US Presidents. He is now the owner of ‘Eating Royally’ fine dining, an author, culinary consultant, event planner and public speaker living in Texas.

Ciccone Vineyards Leelanau County


Leland Food & Wine Festival – June 10th

Enjoy tasting local award-winning wines from 16 Leelanau Peninsula wineries & one local brewery, delicious specialties from local restaurants and vendors while soaking up beautiful views of Lake Michigan and the Manitou Islands from our Leland Harbor venue. 

Cedar Polka Fest – June 22-25th

This Polish-American Leelanau Peninsula community kicks up its heels June 22 to June 25 with hearty food, drink and continuous polka music and dancing. 


Traverse City Wine & Cider Festival – June 24th

Join us in the 9th annual Traverse City Wine & Cider Festival to celebrate local wine, food and culture. Get a true taste of the region with great wines, art, food trucks and live musical entertainment all in one location!

But wait, that’s not all! This is only a few of the events happening this month. Click here to see a full list of events happening in June.