Tickets on Sale and Fundraising Opportunities Available for 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival

Traverse City, Mich. – June 12, 2018 – Tickets for the highly anticipated 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF) are now live and available to purchase at the button below! Experience thrilling Olympic-caliber show jumping, shopping, food vendors and family fun during GLEF this summer!

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The fun doesn’t stop there though! Sunday will also offer a variety of family fun activities including face painting, balloon artists, a bounce house, shopping, dining, the ever-popular horseless horse show and much more!

General admission tickets for the 2018 GLEF are $15, while tickets for military members and seniors are $10. Join the fun at Flintfields Horse Park and experience the heart-stopping thrill of grand prix show jumping each Sunday July 4–Aug. 12 featuring top riders from across the county, and watch in style with a ringside VIP table for six complete with food and beverage services. Gates open at noon, and weekly grand prix competitions begin at 2 p.m.

In addition, the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival is pleased to offer nonprofit organizations the unique opportunity to enjoy a grand prix this summer at Flintfields Horse Park, while at the same time raising funds for their organization. Your group will keep $5 for every ticket sold. For more information or to apply, click here.

Weeks III–VI will be FEI-rated competitions, featuring CSI2* and CSI3* grand prix events with some of the world’s top international horses and athletes competing, concluding with the highly anticipated $100,000 Grand Prix of Traverse City CSI3* on Sunday, Aug. 12. With weekly derby competitions, the 2018 GLEF will also feature World Champion Hunter Rider (WCHR) week (Week II) in the Grand Prix Ring and a $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby during Week IV.

For more information on how to become a sponsor of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, click here and contact Nicolle Meyer at or call 440-258-5099.

The entry deadline for GLEF Weeks IV, V and VI is July 11. Entries are still being accepted for Weeks I, II and III based on stall availability and on a first come, first serve basis until sold out. Submit your stall reservations and entries for this year’s circuit as soon as possible here.

The team at Morrissey Management Group and the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival are dedicated to providing top-notch customer service for those attending this year’s event. If you would like assistance in booking housing arrangements for the 2018 circuit, please email


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