Winter in Michigan
Nestled beneath blankets of pristine snow, Michigan transforms into a winter wonderland that captivates the senses and invites all to partake in its frozen enchantment. The Great Lakes State majestic white coat and snow-laden pines glisten under the soft glow of winter sunlight. The air is crisp, filled with the pure scent of snow, and the landscape becomes a canvas for outdoor enthusiasts.
From the exhilarating slopes of its ski resorts to the joyous laughter echoing across snowy hills during sledding adventures, Michigan embraces the season with open arms. Frozen lakes create a serene backdrop for ice skating, and charming towns adorned with twinkling lights offer a cozy respite after a day of winter exploration. Michigan's Winter Wonderland beckons with a promise of magical moments, where the beauty of the season unfolds in every snowflake that graces its landscape.
January 20 & 21, 2024
Looking for a fun outdoor event for your family? The downtown will have over 35 ice sculptures for you to see. Also new this year, life size balloon sculptures will adorn the sidewalks during the event. Try your hand at our Scavenger Hunt through the participating merchants.
January 6-7, 2024
(TCSDR) was founded in 1999, operated by volunteers to promote, conduct and support mid-distance sled dog racing in the Midwestern United States and Canada. The race attracts mushers from all over the United States, as well as Canada, South Africa and New Zealand.
January 25 – 28, 2024
Winterfest is a full weekend of winter fun in Grand Haven, Michigan during the last week of January. The snow is upon us, and with Michigan’s winters being long and cold, this is a perfect time to get out and be active. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone warm and having a great time.
January 27, 2024
A sure-fire way to beat cabin fever is with Ludington’s premier winter event, the Pure Ludington Brrrewfest! At past events, more than 15 breweries came to Ludington to offer patrons a taste of the best and most unique flavors of beers, wines, ciders and meads from all around Michigan.
January 20, 21 & 27, 2024
The premier ice fishing festival in north central Michigan that happens Friday, Saturday and Sunday, on the last two weekends in January. The festival is held at the southern DNR boat launch, off of M-55 near the Pines theater and Pineview Golf Course.
Echo Valley Kalamazoo's Premier Winter Sports Park where you race 60 mph down one of eight ¼ mile long tracks on ultra-fast toboggans. Enjoy the 500-foot tubing hill. The warming lodge offers a fireplace, snack bar and viewing platform. Tubes and toboggans are free with admission. Ice skate rentals are available.