Arts & Entertainment
Get in touch with your creative side at any of Traverse City’s many galleries, museums, and entertainment venues. Experience the city’s vibrant music scene or check out the city’s nationally known film festival. The options are endless in Traverse City.
Portherhouse Presents offers a wide variety of events catering to everyone in the family. From concerts and festivals to horse shows, there’s no shortage of entertainment here.
Drive: Porterhouse Presents is a 15-minute drive from our hotel.
The City Opera House opened its doors in 1892 and is known as “The Grand Old Lady.” The opera house features two world-class Performing Arts series featuring professional national-touring artists, multiple arts education programs for children ages 8-18, and hosts an active schedule of public and private community events year-round.
Walk: The City Opera House is a five-minute walk from our hotel.
The Dennos Museum has something to offer everyone in the family: a dynamic array of exhibitions and programs in the visual arts, sciences, and performing arts. And for kids, the Discovery Gallery provides entertainment for hours. It’s an interactive exhibit that includes a laser harp and an anti-gravity mirror.
Drive: The Dennos Museum is a 30-minute drive from our hotel.
The Old Town Playhouse is open September through May and features a wide variety of community theater productions.
Walk: The Old Town Playhouse is a 10-minute walk from our hotel.
If you are a movie fan, the Traverse City Film Festival is a must. The festival brings films and filmmakers from around the world to Northern Michigan for the annual film festival in late July to early August.
Walk: The Traverse City Film Festival is a short five-minute walk from our hotel.
The Traverse Symphony Orchestra is perfect for the classical music lover. It is northern Michigan’s leading regional performing arts ensemble. It is a professional, part-time orchestra with a core base of quality musicians from throughout the area
Walk: The Traverse Symphony Orchestra is less than a five-minute walk from our hotel.
Feeling lucky? Head to Turtle Creek Casino and try your luck at the slot machines or a round of poker.
Drive: The Turtle Creek Casino is a 20-minute drive from our hotel.
Take in a movie at the State or Biquou movie theaters. Both are reminiscent of Old Hollywood and provide a movie experience like none other. The theaters are projects of the Traverse City Film Festival.
Walk: Both the State Theatre and Bijou by the Bay are a five-minute walk from our hotel.
Address: State Theatre: 233 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49684
Bijou by the Bay: 181 E. Grandview Parkway Traverse City, MI 49684
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