Some fun news!   Sleder’s is to be featured in Roadfood Adventures, a new documentary series, and you could be in the episode!  Filming (featuring food and interviews) will take place at the tavern at 717 Randolph Street in Traverse City on Friday, October 12 from 11:10 am until about 12:30.   If YOU are a Sleder’s regular or have a Sleder’s or Traverse City […]

Traditional Irish music has never sounded so hot!  Cúig is an Irish five piece band with members from County Armagh and County Tyrone, Ireland, who are tearing up the rule book with their bold approach to their native musical tradition.  Sleder’s porch will be the place to be when this fresh and eclectic Irish quintet takes the stage! About Cúig             Following […]

Dublin, Ireland’s Aoife Scott, named Best Folk Act  at the 2018 Irish Post Music Awards (IRE) and Emerging Artist of the Year at the Live Ireland Awards (US), will be performing at Sleder’s “On the Porch” with renowned guitarist, Andrew Meaney, on September 11 at 7:30 pm.  About Aoife Scott Award winning Aoife Scott is a true veteran of the Irish and Folk Festival circuit having performed and […]

Detroit Red Wings fans: This TC Film Festival event is for you!  Sleder’s is hosting the post-viewing reception of the Detroit Red Wings documentary, The Russian Five, featuring the hockey players from the team that won the Stanley Cup in 1997.  The film is showing at The Kubrick at Central Grade School at 6:00 pm on Friday as part of the Traverse City Film Festival, […]

Our Sam Adams Promo Event in July was so busy that we are running it again, but wow did our keg of Cherry Wheat ever go fast!  We still have Cherry Wheat in bottles, but now our friends at Sam Adams are treating our Sleder’s patrons to another seasonal favorite, and we’re likely the first in town to have it: Octoberfest is back!  Don’t miss […]

Party season has begun!  Graduations, weddings, receptions, reunions, and the glorious longer days of almost-summer have many local Northern Michiganders already busy hosting guests and welcoming home those who have been away.  Some haven’t been home since the holidays.  For others, it’s been since last summer.  Still more haven’t been Up North since the last family wedding.  Welcome back!  Welcome home!  And to those experiencing […]

May 13, 2018

Happy Mother’s Day!


Celebrate Mother’s Day at Michigan’s oldest restaurant, Sleder’s Family Tavern!  We promise mom will love the menu, the historic decor, and our special Mother’s Day concert on the porch at 3pm.  Concert tickets are available in advance  for $20 or at the door for $25.  Or dine with us in the main barroom where there is a handsome moose to kiss for luck!  From our […]

Sleder’s spectacular On the Porch Music Series is planning a very special concert for its final show of the 2018 season. Cameron Blake will be performing songs from his new album, Fear Not, a courageous and intimate collection of songs that takes you on a journey to places far and wide, within and without.  Reviewers praise the CD as “exquisitely poetic” (Huffington Post), “emotionally stirring” (American Songwriter), […]

Sleder’s Family Tavern is delighted to announce the next performance in the On the Porch Music Series: Adair Correll and the “Older than Dirt Boys” Band.  This performance will be a release party for their CD, On My Bucket List, which captures Adair’s wit and wisdom of a life filled with music.  Adair’s songs are a blend of humor and real life experiences woven together with thought […]

Every St. Patrick’s Day, families and friends come together at Sleder’s to tell stories, eat a hearty Irish meal, drink what they please, and make happy memories.  For many this is the holiday to finally get together with that old friend and catch up over some Jameson Irish Whiskey.  For others, this is the day you get to see grandma drink a pint of Guinness […]

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