Traverse City Record-Eagle

2013 National Cherry Festival

June 29, 2013

National Cherry Festival schedule

From staff reports

Today

9 a.m.

Cherry Pancake Breakfast

Tickets $6 for adults, $3 for kids 12 and under. Festival Open Space Park North at Grandview Parkway and Union Street.

Two-Person Beach Volleyball Tournament

Sign-in from 8:15 to 8:30 a.m., play begins at 9 a.m. Traverse City West End Park Beach Volleyball Courts on Grandview Parkway.

10 a.m.

Festival Souvenir Tent

Festival Open Space Marketplace at Grandview Parkway and Union Street.

Kids Festival Matinee

Today’s movie: Megamind. Free admission. Traverse City State Theatre, 233 E. Front St.

Kids Big Wheel Race

For ages 3-6. Registration 9-9:45 a.m. Equipment available for out-of-town guests. No fee. No rubber wheels or altered wheels for added traction allowed. No Radio Flyers allowed.

Million Dollar Hole-In-One Golf Contest

Bay Meadows Golf Course; 5550 Bay Meadows Drive.

11 a.m.

Arnold Amusements Midway

Corner of Grandview Parkway and Union Street.

12 p.m.

Beer Tent

Open from noon-11 p.m. each day. Must be 21 years or older to enter. Festival Open Space Park North at Grandview Parkway and Union Street.

1 p.m.

Flight Deck Air Show Seating

Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Free wings and corn dogs. Doors open at 1 p.m., show starts at 2 p.m. Festival Open Space Park North at Grandview Parkway and Union Street.

1:30 p.m.

Air Show Gala

Panoramic view of the air show and lunch 10 stories above Traverse City. Tickets are $40 and include lunch during the show. Park Place Hotel, 300 E. State St.

2 p.m.

Festival Air Show

Pilots perform maneuvers over West Grand Traverse Bay.

Kids Pie Eating Contest

Free. Grand Traverse Mall Food Court, 3200 S Airport Road W.

3 p.m.

Bingo

For ages 18 and up. Runs until 9 p.m. Festival Open Space Park East at Grandview Parkway and Union Street.

6 p.m.

Cherry Spit Contest

Register on-site. Festival Open Space Marketplace (near flower bed) at Grandview Parkway and Union Street.

Styx

Bay Side Music Stage. 8:30 p.m. General admission is $17.50. Other sections $30.

10 p.m.

Night Air Show

Aircraft outfitted with LED lights maneuver over West Grand Traverse Bay. Festival Open Space at Grandview Parkway and Union Street.

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