Seasonal Events & Attractions

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

Enjoy the fruits and foliage of Harbor Country VISIT THE DINGES’ FARM | Walk through our fields and PICK YOUR OWN PUMPKINS

Enjoy Hayrides at Fun Pumpkins, a pick-your-own pumpkin patch where 30 varieties of pumpkins grow. Pumpkins ready to be carved with faces for jack-o’-lanterns, stewed with spices, baked into pies, or stacked into decorative towers.

The Country Mill orchard is the only mid-Michigan cider mill where a family can pick fresh apples, peaches, and blueberries at the same farm. We also offer our own locally grown vegetables such as sweet corn, winter squash, and pumpkins.

Once the snow flies we start snowmobile rentals in December and running through March, weather permitting. Get into the mud and join us during April through October's scenic fall colors with County Wide Adventures side-by-side rentals.

County Wide Adventures is your premier northern Michigan Polaris adventure outfitter for snowmobiles and side-by-sides. Put yourself behind the throttle and hit the trails with a new model Polaris or gear up with our great selection of seasonal riding gear and accessories.

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It’s SANTA…and he’s at the farm! Visit with the real Santa Claus at Gull Meadow Farms this December. We’ve created a beautiful display of Christmas decor as you wait in line to see Santa. Pre-purchase your date/time to see Santa this year to help us keep guests spaced out and the wait for Santa much quicker.

November 27 - December 19, 2021
CLOSED Mondays and Tuesdays
Wednesdays – 5pm-7pm
Thursday: 5:30pm-8pm
Friday: 5:30pm-9pm
Saturday: 5pm-9pm
Sunday: 5pm-8pm
*Walk Through the Lights is open during business hours, however, we think they are best viewed anytime after s

You are not going to want to miss Gull Meadow Farms “Walk through the Lights” experience. They transformed greenhouses into a beautiful walk-through Christmas experience each with a different theme.

September 3 - November 14, 2021 | Wednesday - Sunday Evening

The popular and engaging evening journey through the Zoo will have guests strolling through an illuminated landscape of nature drenched with rich lighting and sounds. This striking spectacle cycles through creative imagery, music-synchronized animal displays, and animated motifs of moving light.

Bestmaze Corn Maze Sept 24. -Oct 31, 2021

Trail of Terror Oct. 1 -31, 2021

DIRECTIONS
We are just one mile off the intersection of I-96 and M-52 on Noble Rd. We are 20 miles east of Lansing, and 1 hour east of the east side of Grand Rapids at exit 122.

Fright Village, Michigan’s newest and scariest haunted attractions, hosted in the Haunted Castle and in the gardens of Canterbury Village, officially opened on October 1st.

October 8-10, 2021

Celebrate the fall harvest at Charlevoix's annual Apple Festival. This annual celebration gives you the chance to enjoy freshly harvested apples and other fall products. Don’t miss out on each of these of the following fun activities.

Located in the heart of Northeast Michigan, Presque Isle County offers the visitor the kind of natural beauty and old fashioned hospitality that has made Northern Michigan a vacation destination for over 100 years.

Largest waterfalls in the lower peninsula of Michigan! You can swim in them. One of the most beautiful and relatively unknown places in all of Michigan. The Ocqueoc Falls are one of the biggest attractions to the area. The falls are great for swimming, fishing, hiking and for the all around nature lover.

Farm is open the last weekend in September through the last weekend in October.

Petting zoo, haybale mountain, nature playscape, basketball arcade, corn pit, photo-op boards, interactive educational displays and yard games.



Cadillac offers numerous inland lakes and two incredible paddling rivers in the Big Manistee River and Pine River. The fall color along our river basins are second to none! The high banks offers beautiful scenic fall color views from the river below that many have not experienced.

Located in Muskegon, the park is situated on 3 miles of stunning Lake Michigan shoreline and features a modern campground, towering dunes, 10 miles of scenic trails and the Gillette Sand Dune Visitor Cente

You can’t go wrong by heading east on Cannonsburg Road to Fallasburg or Townsend ark and maybe have a picnic amidst the colors next to a flowing stream and wooden, covered bridge. There are 11 miles of trails at Cannonsburg Ski area for hiking, biking and trail running.

Brockway Mountain Drive is a secondary road that is an offshoot of Hwy M-26. The recommended “circle” is to take Hwy M-26 (Lakeshore Drive) west from Copper Harbor and enjoy lake views. Stop and take in Lake Superior at Hebard Park. The park also offers a nice picnic and grilling area.

The fall color season in the Copper Harbor area rivals anywhere else in the country! Our mixed woodlands featuring a variety of deciduous trees blended with an abundance of coniferous species deliver a stunning color show in autumn. The “Tree Tunnel” US-41 coming into Copper Harbor is literally jaw dropping in the fall.

The old-growth pines and hardwoods of Hartwick Pines State Park create a delightful contrast in the fall. Miles of biking and hiking trails line the 9,700 acres of protected land, offering plenty of ways to be active and enjoy the stunning show of colors. The Mertz Grade Trail is rated as easy and ideal for family fall foliage outings.

Originally constructed in the 1940s (with construction interrupted by World War II), the bridge itself is 147 feet above the Cut River, and a generous stairway with 230-plus steps provides access to several trails along the river and to the Lake Michigan shoreline.

Recreational kayak rental on the beautiful Saginaw Bay in Pinconning, MI

Ike’s Mobile Kayak Rentals offers a unique kayaking experience. Midland and the surrounding area have abundant nature, beautiful rivers, lakes and accessible launch sites to make your kayaking experience relaxing and enjoyable.

Open every day from dawn-to-dark, you’re invited to enjoy 19 miles of trails on foot, snowshoes or cross-country skis through 1,500 acres of diverse ecosystems. Get out on the trails to take in spectacular views of the natural world while observing the plants and animals that call this area home.

Our 150-acre Choose-N-Cut is open 7 days a week from the day after Thanksgiving until just before Christmas. We have free popcorn and tractor-drawn wagon rides every weekend between Thanksgiving and Christmas, and free horse-drawn wagon rides and Santa Claus during the first two weekends after Thanksgiving.

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