Thumb Region of Michigan
Enjoy Summertime in Region 6 Michigan's Thumb Area
Michigan Life's Region 6 Michigan's Thumb Area including Huron County, Lapeer County, Macomb County, Oakland County, Sanilac County, St Clair County, Tuscola County Michigan.
The Thumb is a region and its own peninsula. We call it the Thumb Region because when you look at a map Michigan's lower peninsula is the shape of a mitten the this area is the mittens thumb. East of Saginaw and north of Detroit is one of the most coveted areas of michigan also called Blue Water area. This is a favorite travel destination rich in natural scenic beauty, strong cultural heritage and unique towns and people.
What to See and Do in Region 6 -Michigan's Thumb Area
Welcome to one of Michigan's favorite attractions. Come out and take part in some of the finest fruits our state has to offer. You can pick your own apples, cherries, pears or grapes, or let us do it for you. You can even have your next party, conference, BBQ or trade fairs on our grounds.
Fifteen years prior to being bitten with the fruit passion , Stan Pankiewicz worked in a nearby apple orchard. He started there in 1969 and worked for several years for an elderly man named Harvey. It was a way for Stan to make a supplemental income for his growing family.
Romeo’s Michigan Peach Festival is held every Labor Day weekend, You will enjoy parades, bed races, craft shows, and much more. This is a fun event for the whole family.
Fun Run/5K/10K Race
Paint and Pour at the Lion’s Den
Night Parade & Bed Race
Labor Day Weekend
Fairgrove Bean Festival is Labor Day Weekend. Saturday afternoon Mud Bog, Sunday evening Demolition Derby by Unique Motor Sports, fireworks at 9:30 on Sunday night…Monday is the parade and Chicken BBQ…free bean soup every day, craft show, bingo and crowning of the Michigan Bean Queen.