Summer

Summer Events, Festivals and Fairs in Michigan

May 28th - September 6th, 2021
Closed Mondays

Just down the shore from Big Sable stands the Ludington North Breakwater Light, another charge of SPLKA’s and a partner with the City of Ludington. This 1924 light is also open for tours and tower climbs and boasts a vibrant green light from its tower.

May 28th - September 19th, 2021

Just south of Ludington is a magical world of seventy foot sand dunes and evergreen forests. Here, burrowed amidst the Silver Lake State Park sand dunes, stands the spectacular Little Sable Point Lighthouse.

Season May 10th – October 24, 2021

Nestled among jack pines, just a quick two mile walk along a breathtaking trail, stands Big Sable’s noble black and white tower. At over one hundred feet tall, this historic beacon is a huge attraction for its owner, Ludington State Park.

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!

JULY 15 - 17, 2021

Since the inception of the Beaver Island Music Festival in 2003 this unique event has remained committed to their mission of “promoting the variety and tradition of all music and art” by creating opportunities for artists and our community.

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.

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