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Adult Cherry Pit Spit Contest

Date: June 29 - July 05, 2024
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Calling all champions of fun! Dive into the sweetest showdown at the National Cherry Festival's Cherry Pit Spit event in Traverse City, Michigan. Show off your skill and aim as you launch cherry pits through the air in this lively competition. Whether you're a seasoned spitter or a first-time contender, join us for a day of laughter, friendly competition, and the chance to be crowned the Cherry Pit Spit champion. It's the ultimate blend of nostalgia and thrill, set against the backdrop of Traverse City’s picturesque West Grand Traverse Bay and a stone's throw from local cherry orchards. Let loose, embrace your inner child, and make unforgettable memories at this iconic festival tradition.

According to the Guinness Book of Records, the record distance is 95 feet and 6.5 inches (29.12 m). See if you can beat the record at the National Cherry Festival!

Join the fun, trophies awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place, women's & men's. Register on-site, just prior to 6pm contest. No fee required.

Adults, age 18 and older, may participate.

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