Dang it. No skiing this year at the Tour.The weather combined with the terrain have combined to make it the perfect storm for not having this option- we'll hike and snowshoe instead!  Please vIsit our event detail page for details about the course and options.

REGRISTRATION is up. You can register online until Saturday noon. After that, at the site. Visit our event and map pages for more information.

The Carpet Galleria Women's Winter Tour is a non-competitive, splendiferous snowshoe or HIKE among the rolling meadows and wooded hills of the Grand Traverse Commons ends with samplings of chocolate and food goodies from our area’s finest establishments. This year's theme is the "Roaring Twenties"! Get your feather band, and pearls ready to party!


$35 entry Includes:
Great Food:

Little Bohemia, The River, Amical, Higher Grounds Coffee, MAWBY'S SEX, Left Foot Charley, Oryana, Manny's Speciality Cheeses, chocolate from Daniela's Delectables, the Underground Cheesecake Company!

Multiple Party Stops:
1. The Grand Traverse Commons Court Station featuring:
a. Underground Cheesecake Company,
b. Left Foot Charley's warm Cinnamon Girl Hard Cider,
c. Valet snowshoe/ski service courtesy of One of a Kind Cycles to enjoy the station. 
d. Snowbike demos 

2.  Greenspire School's  Play Station- Gals donate a few dollars to select a "challenge" and be entered into a drawing for great prizes.  Your donation goes directly to the school. Participate in three-legged races, sledding or snowball target contests. Designed by kids for the kid in all of us!

3. The Queen of the Mountain Stop-Who knows what secret surprises await our sassy sisters?  TCLoyaltyapp.com is hosting the Queen of the Mountain stop!

4. The Barn Party!
a. Brick Wheels music and door prizes when you return from your adventure
b. Free Mugshots-if you're found guilty of too much Sass by Sarah Brown Photography
c. Music D.J. presented by Family Hearing Care
d. Food, beverages
e. Preview of the historic Cathedral Barn, decorated by Sweet Themes

5. After the event enjoy a free wine sampling at Black Star Farms and discounted shopping among the Mercado stores located in the Village.

The satisfaction of knowing your entry fee is helping other women in need. 

100% GREEN EVENT thanks to our friends at Bay Area Recycling. 

Discover the warm, historic atmosphere of a favorite Traverse City landmark, the newly refurbished Cathedral Barn, and the Botanic Garden’s Visitor Center nestled at the base of the Grand Traverse Commons Park.


Making a difference in your community

The Women's Winter Tour (in honor of Madeleine Thomas)  benefits the local non-profit Active Women Now, Inc., a volunteer, non-profit organization, dedicated to helping women make healthy emotional and physical choices.
P.O. Box 1271 | Traverse City, Michigan  49685  | phone  231-342-7779  Connect
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