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July 6, 2013

National Cherry Festival Schedule: 07/06/2013


7:30 a.m.

Festival of the Races

5K and 15K. Eastern Elementary, 1600 Eastern Ave.

9 a.m.

Million Dollar Hole-In-One Final Shoot Out

The closest to the pin qualifiers from the week return for a shot at $1 million. Bay Meadows Golf Course; 5550 Bay Meadows Drive.

10 a.m.

Festival Souvenir Tent

Browse t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, coffee mugs, hats, kids clothing, cherry jewelry and more. Festival Open Space Marketplace at Grandview Parkway and Union Street.

Kids Festival Matinee

Today’s movie: The Tale of Despereaux. Tickets available at the State Theatre. Admission is free. State Theatre; 233 E. Front St.

Ultimate Air Dogs

Featuring nearly a hundred “dog athletes” and their proud owner-trainers competing for advancement in the regional competition.Pre-registration is required. Log onto for more details. Festival Open Space Park at Grandview Parkway and Union Street.

11: 15 a.m.

DTE Energy Cherry Royale Parade

Front Street to Union Street to Thirteenth Street.

12 p.m.

Beer Tent

Must be 21 years or older to enter and have a 2013 commemerative pin. Festival Open Space Park North at Grandview Parkway and Union Street.

1 p.m.


Must be 18 years and older to play. Festival Open Space Park East — Corner of Union Street and Grandview Parkway.

2 p.m.

Cherry Idol Finalists

Lay’s Cherry Blast Stage, Festival Open Space Park — Corner of Grandview Parkway and Union Street.

3 p.m.

Semi-Finalists Drawing for 2013 “Go for the Gold” Pin Program

Drawings for “Go for the Gold” Pin Program qualifiers take place at 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Festival Open Space Cherry Blast Stage. Qualifiers will be notified via telephone. All “Go for the Gold” Pin Purchasers are eligible and do not need to be present to win. Lay’s Cherry Blast Stage; Festival Open Space at Grandview Parkway and Marina Drive.

Ultimate Air Dog Finals

Festival Open Space Park at Grandview Parkway and Marina Drive

6 p.m.

1964 The Tribute

Bay Side Music Stage. Tickets $10-25.

7 p.m.

Go For The Gold Pin Final Drawing

Lay’s Cherry Blast Stage; Festival Open Space at Grandview Parkway and Marina Drive

10:30 p.m.

Fireworks Over West Grand Traverse Bay



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