Winter

Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort is ranked one of the Top 5 Midwest Resorts, Big Powderhorn Ski Area is located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and offers 33 downhill trails,

Ski area with 25 runs and a 600 foot vertical. We ski five nights a week and have three terrain parks with three chair lifts and a bunny tow. Ski or snowboard lessons offered.

Indianhead Mountain Resort is a four-season resort offering 29 downhill skiing slopes, snowboarding and an average of 17 feet of snow per year. The village and resort facilities are located on top of the mountain overlooking the Ottawa National Forest.

The best snow in the Midwest awaits you at Blackjack Resort. Our 200 average inches of snowfall, our state of the art snowmaking system and the exceptional attention to grooming will give you the superior skiing and boarding experience you're looking for.

January 10 – 12, 2020

The Plymouth Ice Festival will take place over three days and include ice carving competitions, food booths, and entertainment. Admission to the festival is free. Ice sculptures available for viewing 24-hours a day (weather permitting).

There is a vehicle entrance fee at Burchfield Park. For current winter sports conditions, please CLICK HERE for up to the minute information.

Welcome to Alpine Valley – Southeast Michigan’s Mountain of Fun for the whole family! Imagine beautiful surroundings, 25 picturesque tree-lined slopes, 9 chairlifts, 4 rope tows, a magic carpet, and four terrain parks all rolled into the largest and most scenic ski area in southern Michigan and you have Alpine Valley

Candlelight Hike

Join Charlevoix Recreation and Visit Charlevoix and experience the magic of snowshoeing, hiking or cross-country skiing on candle-lit trails. You set your own pace on this self-guided journey. Follow the candlelight to a roaring fire and hot chocolate. The hike will begin at the sledding hill parking lot. The event takes place between 5 - 8 PM.

Join Cooks Family Farm for a horse drawn sleigh ride through God’s country! Private sleigh rides run around 40 minute with hot chocolate and cookies to follow. The Sleighs can hold between 10-12 adults.

Call and make reservations for the season.

A wilderness resort at the top of the Keweenaw, with a history that dates back to 1934, and is on the state and national historic registers. The Keweenaw Mountain Lodge was built under the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1934, when FDR was the president of the United States and the country was going through the great depression.

February 21 – 22, 2020

Pre-register online anytime or at the Tourism Bureau office Maps with highlighted stops will be given out at registration, along with pre-printed slips to turn in at each stop. Snowmobilers do not have to start at the same time, follow the same route or make it to every stop. Please note, most stops do not open until 11:00 a.m.

March 24-29, 2020

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is the longest-running avant-garde and experimental film festival in North America, fouded in 1963.

April 4, 2020

Each year in April as the frozen grounds of Lake Superior’s shore attempts its thaw, Festival of the Angry Bear comes out of hibernation and takes over Spring Street in downtown Marquette. Modeled after some of the great beer festivals of Europe, the festival is a showcase of barrel-aged beer, live music, and delicious food.

Jan. 25, 2020, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Each January Ice Wine Festival celebrates the unique ability to grow, harvest & produce one of the rarest products in the wine industry, Ice Wine!

Rosa Parks Circle ice rink is one of Grand Rapids' favorite winter pastimes. Admission includes the skate rental, but you can bring your own. Hours are weather-dependent. Call 616-456-3699 for closure information.

Saturday, March 3, 2020

Annual Suds & Snow is back for an afternoon filled with beer, wine & cider. There will also be a wide selection of eats from local restaurants & food trucks, and tons of winter fun. The perfect winter combination! The event is for guests 21+. There will be non-alcoholic beverage options available.

Wolverine Nordic Ski Club volunteers maintain and groom the trail system which consists of 8 trails that provide 25 kilometers of both skate skiing and track-set skiing and 4 marked snowshoe trails. The rolling terrain provides trails for all levels of skiing and snowshoeing from expert to novice.

January 11-18, 2020

Annual Kalamazoo Beer Week connects craft breweries w/ local restaurants & retailers for unique, educational experiences.

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