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With over public 100,000 votes, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was named the "Most Beautiful Place in America" on ABC's Good Morning America. Watch as the winner was announced live on television in, "Most Beautiful Place in America Revealed!"
After Sleeping Bear Dunes was nominated, ABC News narrowed down the vast number of nominations to ten and announced them, two-by-two each morning on the show. Watch as Michigan's hidden gem is introduced in, "Most Beautiful Places: Point Reyes, Sleeping Bear Dunes."
Watch nationally-recognized American chef, Mario Batali, praise Sleeping Bear Dunes and the surrounding area in the ABC segment, "Mario Batali on Wonders of Sleeping Bear Dunes."
- Barn Restoration Workshop 13 June 2016 The park will again be hosting the successful barn restoration workshop June 13-18th at the John Burfiend Barn located on Port Oneida Road.
- Traverse City Wine & Art Festival 25 June 2016
- 45th Annual Glen Lake Women’s Club Art Fair 20 July 2016 Featuring more than 100 exhibitors in various media including pottery, glass, fabrics, jewelry and more.
- August Star Party 13 August 2016 Celebrate the last day of the Port Oneida Fair with a dual Star Party event. Observe the beautiful summer Night Sky constellations, along with the moon, Mars, Saturn and possibly a few bright Perseid meteors.