Region 2 -Battle Creek Area

Region 2 -Battle Creek Area

Michigan Life's Region 2 Battle Creek Area including Branch County, Calhoun County, Hillsdale County, Jackson County and Lenawee County Michigan.

July 25 – 31, 2021

Lenawee County Fair is a family friendly event kicked off with a parade and a full schedule of 4H events, carnival rides, food tent, truck pulls, live entertainment, and more!

January 18-19, 2020

Downtown Tecumseh welcomes you to enjoy the weekend winter festivities!

Event Sponsors: TLC Community Credit Union and Tecumseh’s Central Business Association
Dueling Carvers Sponsored by: Republic Services

November 27 - December 27, 2020
Thur - Sun | 6 pm – 9 pm

Marshall’s Merry Mile is a spectacular light display is an annual family tradition.
At the Calhoun County Fairgrounds in Marshall. Bring the whole family to enjoy the holiday lights this Christmas. All proceeds will go to the Calhoun County Fairgrounds see website to pricing.

November 16 – December 31, 2019

Creating holiday magic for a brighter world is what Battle Creek’s International Festival of Lights is all about. Once again, this traditional festival of lights will return in all its splendor and beauty to delight visitors from both near and far.

Winter Sports Park
Is your family looking for a destination for winter activities? Join us at Binder Park Golf Course for some fun! Activities include: sledding, tubing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, etc.
Monday - Friday (at your own convenience, only sleds available)
Saturdays: 9AM - 5PM
Sundays: 12PM - 5PM

Cross Country Skiing in Battle Creek Area Parks
Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and winter hiking are available in the City of Battle Creek’s park system and are great fun and fitness for winter.
For the best skiing, visit Leila Arboretum at 992 W. Michigan Ave. Battle Creek, MI 49017,

Canceled for the 2020

Binder Park Zoo is a great place to create holiday memories and traditions.

The 2020 Festival of Lights...has been cancelled this year.

The first weekend in December we hold our annual Festival of is Grass Lakes annual Christmas Festival of Lights. Enjoy breakfast with Santa; carriage rides to the Coe House Museum. The Coe House is open and decked out for the season. The United Methodist Church has their annual craft and bake sale, Santa makes a visit to the Depot.

Nov. 26 thru Dec. 31, 2020

Where: Michigan International Speedway
US-12 Entrance only, 12626 US-12, Brooklyn, Michigan 49230

Time: 5:30 pm - 9 pm Sunday thru Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Friday & Saturday

Sept. 24-26, 2021

Clinton Michigan draws tens of thousands of visitors to their little village next to the River Raisin in northeastern Lenawee County each fall. What began as a way to help local merchants attract business in 1973 has grown to a three day extravaganza!

In the Fall we offer a variety of special fun activities for families, scouts, church groups, birthdays - and anyone else looking for something different on a brisk fall day.

Pregitzer Farm Market mission is to offer the best fresh from the farm produce possible. Our goal is to educate communities about farm life, eating local, and fun on the farm. To do this we will continue to stand by our reputation for exceptional customer service and the best produce around!

September 17-18, 2021

The Festival of the Forks has been held on the third full weekend in September since 1967 in downtown Albion, Michigan. We are a diverse people and we love to celebrate our heritage.

During this celebration, we focus on enjoying Albion with our families, friends, and everyone who comes to Albion to share in the celebrations.

August 8 - 14, 2021

There is so much to experience at the Jackson County Fair located at Keeley Park in Jackson, Michigan.

The Leila Arboretum dates back to 1922 when Leila Post Montgomery, widow of cereal magnate C.W. Post, donated 72 acres of land to the city of Battle Creek that had formerly been the site of the Battle Creek Country Club. She envisioned a center for culture amid the beauty of nature.

May 1 to Oct. 1 | Open Daily from 11am-4pm.

Critchlow Alligator Sanctuary is a reptile rescue facility that is open to the public.

Calhoun County. Home to Battle Creek, Marshall and Albion. Located in Southwest Michigan, our county offers something for everyone, from cities to villages, world-renowned music to historical sites, well-groomed nature trails, to a casinos, mouth-watering food and a multitude of sporting choices.

Rockeys Campground is a clean quiet family park on a chain of 5 lakes. They take pride in offering a great campground with friendly smiles and very clean bathrooms and showers.

Enjoy the Weekends and relax by the Lakes during the day while and enjoying a relaxing fire in the evening

Sundays | Aug 1 - Sept 12, 2021

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.

Palmer House Inn Bed & Breakfast is located in Albion, Michigan. Walking distance of Albion College and 20 minutes from Jackson and Marshall. Available for rooms and special events.

Lighthouse Village RV Resort is a long-stay park that offers membership opportunities as well as short-term stay accommodations. The park has an outdoor basketball court, shuffleboard courts, tennis courts, and an outdoor heated pool for those guests who enjoy their time in the sunshine.

Camping At its Best! Imagine waking early to the sound of birds singing. You pour yourself some coffee and step outside your RV or tent to greet the peaceful morning.

Sept 26 - Oct 02, 2021

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.

Looking for a unique combination of history, fine dining, and sightseeing along the railway, look no further than the Old Road Dinner Train. This is one meal — and ride — that you won’t soon forget.

October 9th and 10th, 2021 | Festival Hours: Sat. 9-6 and Sun. 10-5

Tecumseh's Annual Appleumpkin Festival in October

The leaves are falling from the trees, the morning air has a certain crispness to it, this can only mean one thing in Lenawee County; it's time for Tecumseh's Appleumpkin Festival.

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