9 a.m. Kids Fun and Games with Arts and Crafts: Ages 5-12 can enjoy face painting, tennis workshop, games, bubble gum blowing and more. F&M Park.
9 a.m. Teen Volleyball Tournament: Six-member teams compete. Divisions are ages 12-15 and 16-19. Entry is $30. West End Park Beach Volleyball Courts.
10 a.m. Festival Open Space Park: Souvenir tent, pin program tent, food court and Cherry Farmers Market. Visit the box office for event tickets. Festival Open Space Park.
10 a.m. Go for the Gold Pin Program: Commemorative pins are $5. Grand prize: a two-year lease on a 2019 Toyota. Open Space Park.
10 a.m. Orchard Tours and More: Visit a 100-acre research farm and sample cherry products. Kids can craft, pet zoo animals and more. Shuttles pick up at Traverse City Tourism every half hour from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
10 a.m. GT Butterfly Experience: Learn about and feed butterflies with GT Butterfly House & Bug Zoo. Clinch Park.
10 a.m. Kids Club: Free activities for children ages 2-12. Clinch Park.
10:30 a.m. Cherry Fest Classic Matinee: “A League of Their Own” (Rated PG). Free at the State Theatre.
11 a.m. Arnold Amusements Midway: Rides, carnival games and vendors. Open daily until midnight. Cost is $1.25 for one ticket or $25 for 22 tickets. Grandview Parkway and Union Street.
11 a.m., 1, 3 and 5 p.m. Ultimate Air Dogs: Dog athletes and owners compete for advancement to regionals. West End Beach Volleyball Courts.
Noon. Beer Tent: A 2019 commemorative pin is required for entry. Open until 11 p.m. Open Space Park.
Noon. National Cherry Festival Cornhole Tournament: Single elimination tournament open to adults. Register a team of two on site. Entry is $20. Beer Tent.
1 p.m. Kids Cherry Pie Eating Contest: Children in preschool through 12 years old compete. F&M Park.
3 p.m. Hole-In-One Golf Contest: Compete to win a new car. Daily prizes available. Bay Meadows Family Golf Course, 5220 Barney Road.
5 p.m. Cherry Mile: Men’s and women’s road race through downtown. Open mile capped at 200 runners. Front and Union streets.
6 p.m. Cherry Kids Fun Run: A 1-mile race for all ages. Entry is $10. Register online or on site. Meet at F&M Park.
6 p.m. The Four Tops and The Spinners: General admission is $25, reserved seats are $45. The VIP Deck Package costs $125 and includes elevated viewing area, dinner and two adult beverages per person. Pepsi Bay Side Music Stage.
6:30 p.m. Touchstone Energy Junior Royale Parade: Clowns, marching bands, floats and more are represented. Elementary students can participate. Categories include Bikes, Cherry People and Pets. Register at 4:45 p.m. at F&M Park. Parade route: Front to Union to Seventh streets.
7 p.m. Concert on the Lawn: Cherry Blossom Ramblers perform at Grand Traverse Pavilions. Bring a chair. Free admission. Concessions available to purchase.
10:30 p.m. 4th of July Fireworks: TC Boom Boom Club presents fireworks over West Grand Traverse Bay. Open Space Park.