Summer Events, Festivals and Fairs in Michigan
May - September
Just down the shore from Big Sable stands the Ludington North Breakwater Light, another charge of SPLKA’s and a partner with the City of Ludington. This 1924 light is also open for tours and tower climbs and boasts a vibrant green light from its tower.
Held on the Saturday and Sunday of the Memorial Weekend Holiday, this year’s show will host over 100 crafter booths in Shoreline Park in Tawas City, right off of US-23. Be sure to come out and browse through their beautiful and unique hand-made arts and crafts.
Please join us in honoring those who have lost their lives serving our country at the annual Downtown Holland Memorial Day Parade. The parade starts at 9am, Monday, Memorial Day.The procession begins at the corner of 8th Street and Central Avenue and continues on to Pilgrim Home Cemetery on 16h Street, where a brief ceremony will take place.
A brief and informal Memorial Day observance to pay tribute to the soldiers who served at Fort Mackinac. Soldiers will assemble at 8:30 a.m. at the Fort Mackinac Avenue of Flags, march to the Post Cemetery, perform a short ceremony and salute, and return to the fort.
Established in 2003, Lavender Hill Farm is just minutes from Petoskey and Charlevoix. We are the largest commercial lavender farm in Michigan. Visitors can enjoy a tour of the fields, join us for Fridays on the Farm or Lunch in Lavender, or cut a u-pick bouquet.
Once the snow flies we start snowmobile rentals in December and running through March, weather permitting. Get into the mud and join us during April through October's scenic fall colors with County Wide Adventures side-by-side rentals.
County Wide Adventures is your premier northern Michigan Polaris adventure outfitter for snowmobiles and side-by-sides. Put yourself behind the throttle and hit the trails with a new model Polaris or gear up with our great selection of seasonal riding gear and accessories.
Ike’s Mobile Kayak Rentals offers a unique kayaking experience. Midland and the surrounding area have abundant nature, beautiful rivers, lakes and accessible launch sites to make your kayaking experience relaxing and enjoyable.
The walk begins at the Montague Trail Head, located at the east end of Spring Street, behind Whitehall Products and Montague Foods. City officials and area leaders will walk with the people of the community across the White River Bridge to the Chamber of Commerce located at 124 W. Hanson St. in Whitehall.
August 25th - 28th, 2022
The Cedar Polka Fest is an annual festival celebrating the towns rich Polish history. Lasting 4 days and nights, nearly 10,000 people descend into town for family fun. Join us to eat, drink, and dance the nights away.
August 4-6, 2022
The annual Michigan JazzFest will take in the streets of Old Town, surrounded by the best of the Capital City's art galleries as well as unique retail stores and grand architecture. Its stages will offer outstanding talent, from local favorites to regional and national acts.
2022 Dates: TBA
The Swingin' at the Shell annual concert series takes place in Albion's beautiful and historic Victory Park Band Shell!. This annual concert series is free and open to the public. Swingin’ at the Shell is a Caster CaresTM initiative that was created because of a passion for live music, the Albion community, and the Victory Park Bandshell.
July 29 - August 7, 2022
The Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival is a nationally recognized festival that honors and respects the men and women of the United States Coast Guard. Hosting a festival that provides family friendly activities. Focusing year round on the men and women of the United States Coast Guard serving in the West Michigan area.
July 18 - 23, 2022
The St. Clair County 4-H Fair is held at the beautiful Goodells County Park. Covering 120 acres, this Fair showcases motocross, a rodeo, children's activities, midway, music, truck/tractor pulls, exotic animals, livestock shows, draft horse pull, and a bump & run/figure 8.
Sept 25 - Oct 1, 2022
People from all over Michigan and the surrounding areas await the return of the Hillsdale County Fair each fall and the traditional and time enhanced old favorites they have come to expect and treasure over the years.