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

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.

Friday - Sunday: 9am - 5pm

Country Christmas Tree Farm & Gifts is a full service Christmas Tree Farm. Christmas Trees, Christmas Wreaths and boughs, Christmas decorations, saws provided, trees tied, sleigh rides

July 22 - 26, 2021

The Fraser Lions Club Festival is a family friendly event with carnival rides, beer and food tent, vendors, live entertainment, a fireworks display, and more!

About a decade ago, after studying with industry experts at
University of California (UC Davis) to gain the core knowledge of
commercial wine making, we left the busy life of software executives in
downtown Chicago and literally - "bought the farm". We planted a 20

Stop in at the winery, right down the street (towards Lake Huron) from Birchwood Mall in Fort Gratiot, MI. Please feel free to contact us regarding any questions you might have about our Wine-Making Techniques.

You can also enjoy a nice afternoon here picking strawberries and breathing in the fresh country air. Bring the whole family! You can always find more then enough berries to make your favorite jams or pie.

Buy direct from the manufacturer and save! Make your own wine with the finest of grape juices ready for your enjoyment in as little as six weeks! We now carry Mead (Wine that is made using honey instead of grapes.)
We also have a wide variety of quality wines on the shelf. Our products come in two grades; Elite and Extraordinaire.

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.

August 1 - 7, 2021

Huron Community Fair Celebrating Agriculture, Youth and Community since 1868! Plan on spending this year with us to see why we rave about the Fair!

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.

July 25- 31, 2021

Join us for the Tuscola County Fair in Caro Michigan!

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.

Labor Day Weekend

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.
The Romeo Peach Festival is a collection of fun independently organized events held each year on Labor Day Weekend.

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.

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.

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.

The mission of the Shelby Township Parks, Recreation and Maintenance Department is to provide organized sports, leisure, cultural and educational programs, and outdoor recreational opportunities in a safe, healthy environment, providing members of the community with progressive recreational, cultural, leisure and educational programs.

July 9 - 18, 2021

Oakland County Fair Join us for tons of fun!

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