Fairs & Festivals

2021 Dates: TBA

The Annual Mt. Pleasant Craft Beer Festival is hosted by the Mt. Pleasant Jaycees open to adults 21 years of age and older (valid driver’s license or state issued ID required). Are you a beer connoisseur? Then you will love the annual Mt. Pleasant Craft Beer Festival.

June 4 -13, 2021

The Mackinac Island Lilac Festival is a 10-day celebration held each June. Festivities include the coronation of the Lilac Festival Queen, Lilac Festival 10K, horse-drawn carriage tours, numerous concerts, walking tours, Mackinac Island Dog and Pony Show, the Lilac Festival Grand Parade and so much more!

2021 Dates: TBA

The Annual Harborfest - A celebration of Southwestern Michigan's unique maritime history! This annual summer celebration is packed with free family fun. From top-notch free nightly entertainment along the waterfront to action-packed dragon boat races.

June 10-13, 2021

A whole weekend of family fun! In Downtown to Zehnder Park! General Admission all weekend long. Multiple tent locations. Ice cold beer and hot German food. Live music from Polka to Rock, as well as German dance performances. NEW! Fireworks on Saturday night at 10pm. Main Street Parade on Sunday at 1pm.

June 25-27, 2021

The Michigan Challenge Balloonfest features three entertainment venues with family activities and attractions. The Saturday night balloon glow is a must-see attraction at the Michigan Challenge.About 20 hot-air balloons will inflate on the launch field and glow their envelopes against the beautiful summer night sky.

4th of July

July 3rd under the water tower - See you there!

Labor Day Weekend

The annual Marquette Area Blues Fest will be held over Labor Day weekend at the beautiful Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette. The fest features three days of world class blues music, along with workshops, a dance floor, vendors, and a wide array of food and beverage choices!!

August 16-22, 2021

Michigan's Upper Peninsula State fair will be held in Escanaba at the Fair Grounds. Come and enjoy all the great events, entertainment and racing.

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