Poll shows support for Cherry Festival changes

Sep 22, 2014

The poll shows a majority of downtown Traverse City business owners support moving the dates of the National Cherry Festival away from Fourth of July weekend.
Credit Traverse City Tourism AP

The Traverse City Commission meets tonight to discuss possible changes to the National Cherry Festival.

Suggestions include shortening the length of the festival, moving it away from the busy Fourth of July weekend and changing its location.

In advance of the discussion, the Traverse City Ticker conducted a survey of downtown business owners, asking what they thought of the possible changes.

IPR's Aaron Selbig  asked Ticker Publisher Luke Haase about how the survey was conducted.