July 1-8

National Cherry Festival

National Cherry Festival

In Traverse City, where cherries reign,
A festival held, to entertain,
A celebration of cherries so grand,
In the beautiful Grand Traverse land.

KLT Radio, proud sponsor and host,
Promotes events that we’ll boast,
With pickleball, volleyball, and more,
Music and laughter, we have in store.

 First-ever pickleball, we present,
At Slabtown Corner Courts, the event,
Men’s, Women’s, Mixed Doubles to play,
July seventh and eighth, don’t delay.

Bayside Beach Volleyball Tournaments too,
Thirty-fifth annual, with a beautiful view,
Men’s, Women’s, Co-Ed teams compete,
On July first and second, a summer treat.

 A Youth Co-Ed Tournament we’ll see,
On July third, excitement and glee,
Sign up now, don’t miss the fun,
Gatorade and KLT, together as one.

Blues, Brews & BBQ, a delicious delight,
As the Thunderbirds take to their flight,
Cherry-inspired dishes, in the air they soar,
July first, an event you’ll adore.

Night Ranger and Steven Pearcy’s Ratt,
Together with KLT, where the fun’s at,
On Monday, July third, a rockin’ good time,
At the National Cherry Festival, truly sublime.

 Chicago, the band, we’re proud to host,
On July seventh, an evening to boast,
Their iconic sound, a musical treat,
With KLT, the experience is complete.

Jeff Foxworthy and Larry, the Cable Guy,
On Saturday, July eighth, laughter won’t die,
Comedy legends, a night full of cheer,
KLT welcomes them, so lend us your ear.

 In Traverse City, where cherries grow,
KLT sponsors events, as you now know,
Join us this summer, we’ll celebrate,
At the National Cherry Festival, don’t be late.


35th Annual National Cherry Festival Bayside Beach Volleyball Tournaments

Registration is open now for the beach volleyball tournaments at West End Park on West Grand Traverse Bay. The events include Men’s, Women’s, Co-Ed 2 and 4 person teams playing on July 1-2, and a new Youth 2 Person Co-Ed tournament on July 3. Sign up at cherryfest.org. These tournaments are brought to you by Gatorade and KLT.

National Cherry Festival Pickleball Tournament

Join KLT on July 7-8 for the first-ever National Cherry Festival Pickleball Tournament at Slabtown Corner Courts. The tournament is open to Men’s, Women’s, and Mixed Doubles. Register now at cherryfest.org. This tournament is presented by KLT.

KLT Presents Night Ranger and Steven Pearcy’s Ratt

Join KLT on Monday, July 3, as they present Night Ranger and Steven Pearcy’s Ratt at the National Cherry Festival.

KLT Presents Blues, Brews & BBQ

On Saturday, July 1, from 1-4pm, enjoy cherry-inspired BBQ while watching the United States Air Force Thunderbirds perform an exciting airshow over West Grand Traverse Bay. Tickets are on sale now at cherryfestival.org (Adult $70 / Kids $45 *ages 4-20).

KLT Welcomes Jeff Foxworthy & Larry The Cable Guy

On Saturday, July 8, KLT welcomes comedians Jeff Foxworthy and Larry The Cable Guy to the National Cherry Festival.

KLT Welcomes Chicago

On Friday, July 7, KLT welcomes the band Chicago to the National Cherry Festival.

National Cherry Festival

521 S Union Street, Traverse City, MI 49684 | 231.947.4230