Seasonal Events & Attractions

Seasonal Attractions and Annual Events including Holidays for the entire state of Michigan all listed by Region, County and City.

FEBRUARY 20-21, 2021

Established in 1965, Kalkaska Winterfest is an annual celebration of wintertime activities and the true “up north” spirit. Each year, Kalkaska Winterfest hosts a slew of family-friendly attractions during the weekend-long event.

September and October

Each fall Cranes Orchard opens up with great activities for you and your family. The Crane Orchard corn maze is always top rated. Add in the cow train which is a great time for kids. Hint, hint - it’s a train of cows, and the kids love it! And nothing short of picking apples can be as fun as experiencing a tractor driven hayride with family.

February 13, 2021

Watch the excitement as award-winning sculptures use chainsaws, chisels, and blowtorches to create over 50 stacked ice sculptures in downtown Sault Ste. Marie. Two days of ice will produce amazing carvings!

Saturday - January 9, 2021

(TCSDR) was founded in 1999, operated by volunteers to promote, conduct and support mid-distance sled dog racing in the Midwestern United States and Canada. The race attracts mushers from all over the United States, as well as Canada, South Africa and New Zealand.

Come join us on a sleigh ride through the beautiful countryside of west Michigan. The sleigh trails wind through our third generation family farm which consists of agricultural fields and a beautiful forest that features rolling hills, deep ravines, river bottom and thick swamp.

The Red Barn Tree Farm is a Bennett Family adventure. It’s something we’ve been slowly planning and working on for about 20 years. Now that we’re finally up and going, we would like to invite you to come create some memories and become part of our Christmas Family.

Open Mid September through October (check website for details). Admission to the Wild Pumpkin includes our Petting farm, Wagon ride to the pumpkin patch to pick pumpkins and to the corn maze, the Corn maze, our Playground, Corn box and Hay maze!

We’re between Beaverton and Clare.

Saturday, Oct 9, 2021

The Onekama Fall Festival takes place every year in the Village Park with lots of free activities and fun! Featuring scarecrows, hay rides, pumpkin decorating and events, this event is fun for the whole family.

Every Friday and Saturday in October the S.S. City of Milwaukee transforms into the Manistee Ghost Ship! This tour will satisfy anyone looking for that fall “scare” For more information on the ghost ship, or the S.S. City of Milwaukee, visit their website at: www.carferry.com

September 24-25, 2021

Each fall West Michigan gathers Riverside Park Grand Rapids for Octoboerfest! A festival the celebrates BEER, well not really. The celebration of Oktoberfest started in Bavaria (southern Germany) but has become loved all around the world as a celebration of good beer, good food, and warm camaraderie among friends.

Welcome to Harvest Moon Acres Corn Maze & Fun Park. We are southwestern Michigan's place for outdoor family fall fun! A variety of attractions including a 5-acre Corn Maze, Fun Zone, Farm Animals, hayrides, and more awaits you. Check website for dates and hours.

Apple barn and bakery will open in late August. More Fall Fun begins in September with the opening of our Petting Farm, Apple Orchard, Pumpkin Patch, Wagon Rides, Corn Maze and all of the family activities in Pumpkin Lane. Check website for exact dates and hours of operation

Nothing pairs better with fall leaves than a hot coffee and roaring waterfalls. Did you know that Upper Michigan autumns easily rival those of the east coast? With our hundreds of thousands of acres of pristine forests, it's no wonder locals tolerate the harsh winters for such a treat.

February 15 2020

There’s no time for the Winter Blues in the Alpine Village! Our community is bustling with frosty fun this February, as we present the Annual Alpenfrost.

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

Canceled

The cool streets of South Haven will be blazing during the HOTTEST winter festival around!

Thanksgiving - New Years Day | Free - Donations Accepted

Sparkle in the Park will create over 50 holiday displays that visitors can drive by or take leisurely walks through with the family.

Bear Lake’s Sparkle in the Park | 7727 Hopkins Dr. Bear Lake, MI 49614

Tree Lighting November 23, 2021 6 PM
Nov 26 - Dec 31, 2021 | Wed - Sun
Santa Saturdays - December 4, 11, & 18, 2021

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.

What a wonderful way to celebrate the season!!

Come out to see the Holiday Lights at Shawhaven Farm. Ride past a beautiful Hanukah lights display, continue through the streets of the village all decorated up in the holiday spirit. See Santa coming down the chimney. Watch the animated light show to the music of the holidays.

Looking for the best Toboggan runs in Michigan? Check out The Toboggan Run at City Forest in Midland Michigan each run is over a tenth of a mile in length!

2021 Dates: TBA

The annual Christmas Tree Lighting downtown on Main Street kicks off the 3-day Christmas Bazaar and ushers in the winter season on Mackinac Island. Gather at 5:30 p.m. across from the Star Line Dock #1 for caroling and good cheer.

December 2-5, 2021

Step back in time as you take part in one of Michigan’s most unique holiday celebrations. An entire weekend of excitement including the Victorian Sleighbell Parade with horse drawn entries, bagpipers, reindeer meet and greet and carolers elegantly dressed in Victorian style attire.

Friday November 19, 2021 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for our Annual Luminary Festival! Stroll through the beautiful candlelit streets as 1,000 luminaries light your way as you shop in downtown St. Joseph.

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Christmas Tree Lighting and Merchant Luminary Walk

1st Weekend of October

Scarecrow Festival is a family event for all ages – a fall festival featuring Scarecrow Contest | Dog Costume contest | children’s area with games/rides carnival | local and regional musical acts | Scarecrow Idol contest, and many other events.

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