September 10 & 11, 2021
Award winning barbecue will once again be smokin' up Main Street from Grand River to First Street; serving up ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket, pork tenderloin, sweet treats, specialty mac n' cheese and much more. Come and check out some amazing vendors, and put in your vote for the People's Choice Best Barbecue!
Dec 7, 2020 - Jan 8, 2021
Drive through our calm and colorful campus full of holiday lights. Stay safe and warm in your cars, pack a thermos of hot cocoa, indulge in some candy canes, turn on some holiday music, and look out your windows to experience a dazzling electrical extravaganza.
Haunted Corn Maze makes you ask: What’s truly around the next corner? Manic clowns, freaks armed with a chainsaw, paths that lead to nowhere, a serial killer, perhaps a tunnel is in your future. As the manic Clown s subside you run across other psycho paths that lead you to a padded cell only to be hoisted into the air.
Since 1960, Mt. Brighton Ski Area in Southeast Michigan has been one of the legendary family winter destinations on the Midwest snowsports scene. Skiers and riders from Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Northwest Ohio can easily access 25 trails and five lifts covering 130 acres.
The Terrorfied Forest is a 30 acre attraction that takes you deep into darkness. Step into your nightmares and see what is lurking in the woods. Navigate your way through heart pounding fright as creatures of the night come out to play.
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.
Brighton offers many cultural, recreational and social activities. Several state and county parks are located within a few minutes' driving distance, as are more than 50 beautiful lakes, natural wetlands and golf courses. The state's Brighton Recreation Area alone comprises nearly 5,000 acres of woods, meadows and lakes.
August 9-15, 2021
Howell Recreation is excited to present this year’s The Mini Howell Melon Festival! This more compact and cozy version of the festival will still include lots of community favorite events and more (without the traffic headache as Grand River will not be closed).