Michigan Life's Fall Festivals & Activities Guide

Michigan's Best Fall Festivals

What a great time to get out with your family and enjoy Fall Festivals and Events in Michigan. Autumn brings beautiful color of reds, orange and yellow that pull your heart to the great outdoors for Color Tours and annual Fall Celebrations. Whether you travel by car, train or boat the time is now to enjoy the trip as much as the destination. Enjoy Fall Life, Michigan Life!!

Kids with Pumpkins at a Michigan Fall Festival


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Fall Festivals in Michigan

Directions: Sugarloaf Mountain is 6-7 miles north of downtown Marquette on CR 550. Get there by taking Front to Washington, turn west and go to Fourth Ave. Turn north onto Fourth, which becomes Presque Isle Ave. At Hawley turn west. It turns into CR 550. Look for sign by parking lot. Free. Handicap accessible: no.

Nothing pairs better with fall leaves than a hot coffee and roaring waterfalls. Did you know that Upper Michigan autumns easily rival those of the east coast? With our hundreds of thousands of acres of pristine forests, it's no wonder locals tolerate the harsh winters for such a treat.

The annual Baraga Avenue Harvest Fest, will take place on Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the 100 block of Baraga Avenue in Downtown Marquette. It is Bustling with harvest-themed activities for all ages, the festival features food and drink, live music, street dance, children’s activities and much more.

The West Tour is another scenic fall tour as travelers drive south from Marquette on US-41 and turn in at the entrance of the Nordic Bay. Stay to your left on the Cliff Tower Road and follow the signs up Mount Marquette for a panoramic look of Marquette.

THOMAS ROCK VIEW

Directions: From the intersection of Presque Isle Avenue and Hawley Street (CR 550), go approximately 23.5 miles to CR 510 (about 2.5 miles before Big Bay), turn left (south) onto CR 510, go approximately 1 mile on CR510 for parking on the right.

The City of Marquette and the Marquette Downtown Development Authority will host a large-scale community outdoor performance of giant puppetry, percussion and theatrical dance.

Annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival - at Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Marquette.

This fall and music festival is a free, family-friendly event featuring live music, kids games and crafts, trick-or-treating in the “haunted” campground, a spectacular bonfire, and a beer tent for the adult ghouls and boys.