The National Cherry Festival and Michigan State University Extension invite you to a 137-acre research farm in the heart of Cherry Country. There will be educational exhibits, samples of cherry products, and tours of the farm. Cherry fun for the kids includes a 4-H petting zoo and a 4H kids activity (No petting zoo on July 4th). The shuttle to Orchard Tours and More will depart every half hour from 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM from Traverse City Tourism All National Cherry Festival events are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, click here to visit the event page.