Traverse City Whiskey Co. Barrel Scavenger Hunt

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    Traverse City Whiskey Co. (TCWC), aka The Whiskey of the North, has stationed painted barrels throughout the city in honor of the National Cherry Festival. Each barrel was hand-painted by a local artist. Today through Labor Day, the company is encouraging locals and visitors alike to participate in a citywide scavenger hunt to locate the various barrels. Throughout the promotion, the TCWC Facebook and Instagram pages will provide clues as to the location of said barrels.

    How it Works: Scan, Selfie, Social

    Participants who find a barrel can scan the QR Code to learn more about the program, via a landing page located at As an incentive, folks who successfully find (1) barrel (apart from the one located at the TCWC Stillhouse) will win $5 off any purchase of $10 or more at the TCWC Stillhouse. Participants who find (5) barrels will win a hat or a t-shirt and those who find (10) barrels will win a VIP Tour of TCWC for up to six people. To be eligible, folks must take a selfie with each barrel and post it to their personal Facebook or Instagram account and tag @tcwhiskey, using #barrelhunt22. Prizes must be redeemed in-person at the TCWC Stillhouse, located at 201 E. 14th St in Traverse City by Monday, September 5, 2022. Must be 21 years of age to participate. No purchase necessary. For the official rules and regulations please visit:

    Going Once, Going Twice, Sold!

    At the end of the barrel program, TCWC will auction off a select number of barrels to the public during an event at The Stillhouse to be announced. Proceeds will benefit a local charity or charities.