The 2012 Great Wakes Festival is a brand new event that comes to the Traverse City bayfront June 1 & 2, 2012. In addition to music from local and regional musicians including That 1 Guy, Heatbox, Funktion & Garrett Borns, the event features all kinds of water-themed education and competitions including water education & expo, stand-up paddleboard race, a zany Great Wakes Beach Race, Wakeboard Aerials & Pro Competition, demos and much more.
One of the highlights is a 21-up local beer & wine tent that features wines from Traverse City’s amazing wineries and beer from Kalamazoo Brewing, North Peak & Arbor Brewing. Click the poster to the right for more.
Many of the daytime events are free, but to make sure you can enjoy it all, we have 2 Friday & Saturday evening tickets (available only in advance – winner MUST be 21 years of age or older). Head over to Porterhouse Productions for all the information and to purchase tickets and check below for Grand Rapids’ own Garrett Borns doing Mitten.