Cherry Fest


Free 2021 National Cherry Festival (Bayline) Shuttle


Hop on BATA's Bayline route for free transportation to and from the National Cherry Festival. BATA's Bayline offers continuous transportation throughout the festival. Shuttles depart every 15-17 minutes from any stop location along the route. Special park and ride lots are available at Meijer on US-31, at the Cherry Lot at Northwest Michigan College, and Woodland Creek Furniture on the east side of town.

New this year:

  • Buses every 15-17 minutes with service from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. throughout the festival
  • Park and Ride locations at the Meijer US-31 car wash parking lot, NMC's Cherry Lot and Woodland Creek Furniture. 
  • Drop off locations downtown Traverse City at Front and Union and State and Union for easy connections to the Open Space and Cherry Festival festivities. 


Download the 2021 National Cherry Festival shuttle schedule.


Orchard Tour and More:

Please note: The Orchard Tour & More is not being offered this year 



NOTE: Free rides only apply to the Bayline.