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"National Cherry Festival in Traverse City" Michigan Local Custom Tip by sunshine9689

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Festival starts in ealry July and goes on for a week. Next one is going to take place on the 7th of July, 2007 and last until the 14th.

Founded in 1926, the it celebrates and promotes cherries, as well as tourism.
Every year 500,000 people come. Activities vary from cherry pit spitting, pie eating contests, to the Grand Royale Parade in which the newly crowned Cherry Queen greets the crowds.

Traverse City is in the Guinness Book of World Records for baking the world's largest cherry pie of 17' 6" and 28,350 pounds. It took place on July 25, 1987.

othercontact: Address: 109 Sixth Street
Phone: toll free: 800-968-3380

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  • Updated Sep 5, 2006
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