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.

Region 6 Michigan's Thumb Area

Michigan's Thumb

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

Animal Feedings/Demonstrations
In order to encourage natural behavior, feeding and socialization activities occur throughout the day. This is called "animal enrichment". View our enrichment schedule on the "Today at the Zoo" page.

150th Huron Community Fair is July 29 - August 4, 2018! This years theme is GOOD OLD FASHIONED FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

Join us for the Tuscola County Fair in Caro Michigan July 22-28, 2018!

The Park is open daily from 7:00am to 10:00pm. Admission tickets are sold in the gift shop for tours of the station and tower. The park is located at 2800 Omar Street, in Port Huron.

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.

Events

Fun Run/5K/10K Race

Paint and Pour at the Lion’s Den

Children’s Parade

Floral Parade

Night Parade & Bed Race

Ryba’s Fudge offers 14 delicious fudge flavors as well as handmade caramel corn and chocolates. Don’t forget to try our wonderful caramel apples. Gift packages, online ordering and shipping available.

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.

See Anne Frank's tree, experience a German boxcar & explore Jewish heritage. Learn from history's darkest hours and resolve to build a better future...today.

Screamers Costumes opened in 1968 in a small 900 sq ft. retail store in Detroit, Today we are located in Clinton Twp. at 15 Mile Rd. and Gratiot in a 5,000 sq ft. retail store. We are leaders in the costume business with over 40 years of experience.

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