Party | Filmmaker Party
Celebrate with visiting filmmakers in the miraculously transformed parking lot on the corner of State and Park streets. At 9:30 pm, be one of the few to see the Founders present this year’s festival awards to a group of amazingly talented filmmakers. Featuring a smorgasbord of food, drinks, and entertainment, this star-studded party is sure to be a blast. Cost: $50
Party | Founders Party
For the first time in 10 years, we’re mixing things up at the Founders Party for festival sponsors with an exciting new location steps away from the heart of the festival. Join us on the Patio at Clinch Park for a gourmet brunch hosted by Grandview Catering, followed by a sneak preview of one of the festival’s best films, “Land Ho!” (see page 20). It’s not too late to become a sponsor and enjoy this party along with a host of other benefits. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Party | Michael's Super Sweet 60th
We’re not only marking one great milestone this year, we’re toasting our festival founder on the occasion of his 60th birthday with an evening to remember. Join visiting filmmakers and special guests as we celebrate our fearless leader Michael Moore at this intimate birthday party replete with balloons, a visiting food truck, festive cocktails, and good cheer! And, it’s also the 25th anniversary of Michael’s first film, “Roger & Me,” this year. You know what that means? MORE CAKE! Cost: $100 - Fundraiser for the Traverse City Film Festival
Party | Opening Night Party
Kick off the festival with a celebration of 10 years of “just great movies” on Tuesday night. Front Street will be dripping with old Hollywood glamour—an entrancing scene featuring local cuisine, libations, and entertainment. Enjoy a red carpet evening of vintage elegance and sparkling lights as we welcome our festival friends from around the world to experience the magic of Traverse City. Cost: $50
Party | TCFF Closing Night Bash
Follow the yellow brick road down to the Open Space on Sunday night for our free community party. Free for All!