Be a Tourist in Your Home Town 2017

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Name: Be a Tourist in Your Home Town 2017
Date: July 15, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED BUT YOU CAN STILL SIGN UP DAY OF THE EVENT AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS  
1. MOTT FOUNDATION BUILDING
2. FLINT FARMERS MARKET

3. THE WHITING

The Flint & Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau is proud to announce its annual Be a Tourist in Your Home Town. This one-day event offers Flint & Genesee residents and non-residents the opportunity to experience what our community has to offer. For just $1.00 per person, tourists (participants) can visit and enjoy many different venues around Flint & Genesee. The Be a Tourist Passport is also valid for discounts at many restaurants in Downtown Flint. More than 25 Greater Downtown Flint area attractions have participated in past years.

Complimentary transportation between attractions will be provided by co-sponsor Mass Transportation Authority. Buses will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Download 'Be a Tourist' Program

2017 Attractions and Venues (By Route)

Walking Tour Route

Route 1

Route 2

Route 3

Route 4

Participating restaurants

(show your Be a Tourist wristband and receive 10% off food and non-alcoholic beverages - June 15, 2017 only)

Thank you to the organizations that have donated giveaways for the 2017 Be a Tourist event:

  • Bavarian Inn Restaurant
  • Bishop International Airport
  • Greater Flint Arts Council
  • Michigan Renaissance Festival
  • Skateland Arena 
  • University of Michigan-Flint College of Arts & Sciences Theatre & Dance
  • University of Michigan-Flint Recreation Center
*Entrance to attractions with admission fees is included with your passport purchase for the day of the event.
Location:
Main Passport pick-up and purchase area (day of event only):
Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce (located in the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Building)/Brush Park
519 S. Saginaw St., Flint

Secondary Passport purchase locations (day of event only):
Flint Farmers' Market
300 E. First St., Flint

The Whiting
1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint
Fees/Admission:
$1.00 per person; Entrance to attractions with admission fees* is included with your passport purchase for the day of the event. 

*Entrance to the Sloan Museum is free and Tourists may experience most of the Sloan exhibits at no cost. However, there is an additional reduced admission fee with your passport for the "Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition." Fee: adults $7, seniors (60+) $6, and youth age 2-11 $6.
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