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Festivals & Music Events
Southeast Lower Michigan



Bringin' back the 80's Festival - Frankenmuth
April 25-26, 2014  
Heritage Park - Frankenmuth
www.80sfest.org


Motor City Comic Con - Novi
May 16-18, 2014
Suburban Collection Showplace

www.facebook.com/motorcitycomicon


World Expo of Beer - Frankenmuth
May 16-17, 2014  
Heritage Park

www.worldexpoofbeer.com

St. Mary's Polish Festival - Orchard Lake
May 24-27, 2014  
St. Mary's of Orchard Lake Campus

www.stmaryspolishcountryfair.com


Hometown Days - Swartz Creek
May 30 - June 2, 2013
locations throughout Swartz Creek
www.hometowndays.org


Ya'ssoo Greek Festival - Ann Arbor
June 6-8, 2014   
Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
www.annarborgreekfestival.org


Curwood Festival - Owosso
June 5-8, 2014 
locations throughout Owosso
www.curwoodfestival.com


Bavarian Festival - Frankenmuth
June 12-15, 2014  
locations throughout Frankenmuth
www.frankenmuthfestivals.com

Bridge Fest - Bridgeport
June 5-8, 2014 
Dixie Highway & Bearcat Boulevard
www.facebook.com/bridge.fest


Cutlerville Days - Cutlerville
June 14, 2014
Cutler Park & other locations
www.cutlervilledays.com


Motor City Pride Festival - Detroit
June 7-8, 2014
Hart Plaza
www.motorcitypride.com


KCQ Free Music Concert - Saginaw
June 21, 2014
Ojibway Island
www.98fmkcq.com


National Strawberry Festival - Belleville
June 13-15, 2014   
locations throughout Belleville
www.nationalstrawberryfest.com

Jazzin' on Jefferson - Detroit
June 14-15, 2014   
Jefferson Avenue
www.jazzinonjefferson.com


Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival - Vassar
last 3 weekends in June, 2014
Grainger family property  - 7464 Frankenmuth Road
www.midmichiganrenfest.com


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Michigan Challenge Balloonfest - Howell
June 27-29, 2014   
Howell High School
www.michiganchallenge.com


Detroit River Days - Detroit
June 16-22, 2014  
Ren Cen, Milliken State Park, Riverfront
www.detroitriverdays.com


Stars & Stripes Festival - Mt. Clemons
June 27-29, 2014  
31 North Walnut Street, Mt Clemons
www.starsandstripesfest.com


Holiday Balloon Fest - Battle Creek
July 3-7, 2014  
Kellogg Community College
www.hotairballoon.com/battle-creek

Blue Water Fest - Port Huron
July 9-12, 2014 
downtown Port Huron
www.thebluewaterfest.com


Uncle Sam Jam - Woodhaven
July 10-13, 2014 
Civic Center Park
www.unclesamjamfest.com


Ann Arbor Summer Festival - Ann  Arbor
June 13 - July 6, 2014 
locations throughout Ann Arbor
www.annarborsummerfestival.org

American Polish Festival - Sterling Heights
July 11-13, 2014
American Polish Century Club, 33204 Maple Lane
www.americanpolishfestival.com


Paradise Valley Music Festival - Detroit
July 11-13, 2014
Paradise Valley Park
www.detroitparadisevalleymusicfestival.net

Michigan Elvisfest - Ypsilanti
July 11-12, 2014  
Riverside Park
www.mielvisfest.org


Michigan Honey Festival - Frankenmuth
July 12, 2014
Harvey Kern Pavilion

www.michiganhoneyfestival.com

Sunflower Festival - Mayville
July 16-20, 2014 
downtown Mayville

www.mayvillesunflowerfestival.com


Roar on the River - Trenton
July 18-20, 2014 
Elizabeth Park
www.trentonroarontheriver.com

Michigan Antique Festival - Midland
July 19-20, 2014
Midland County Fairgrounds, 6905 Eastman
www.miantiquefestival.com


Michigan Vet Fest - Redford Township
July 19 & 20, 2014
Motor City Eagles Place

www.facebook.com/MichiganVetFest.official

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Michigan Jazz Fest - Livonia
July 20, 2014 
Schoolcraft College
www.michiganjazzfestival.org


Sterlingfest Art & Music Fair - Sterling Heights
July 24-26, 2014 
City Center Campus
www.sterling-heights/sterlingfest


21st Annual Highland Games - Lake Orion
July 25-26, 2014  
Canterbury Village
www.midwesthighlandgames.com


13th Annual Folk Music Festival - Flint
July 26, 2014  
Kearsley Park
www.flintfolkmusic.org


Growing Up Green Festival - Shelby Township
July 26, 2014
Packard Proving Grounds

www.growingupgreenfestival.com

St. Clair Riverfest - St. Clair
July 25-27, 2014 
downtown St. Clair

www.stclairriverfest.com


Yale Bologna Festival - Yale
July 25-27, 2014  
downtown Hale & other locations
www.yalechamber.com/page-bologna.html


Maker Faire - Detroit
July 26-27, 2014  
The Henry Ford 20900 Oakwood Blvd
www.makerfairedetroit.com


Swinging Bridge Festival - Crosswell
August 1-3, 2014  
locations throughout Crosswell

www.croswellswingingbridgefestival.com


Farm Fest - Frankenmuth
August 1-3, 2014  
Grandpa Tiny's Farm
www.grandpatinysfarm.com


Celebrate Oxford - Oxford
August 1-3, 2014 
throughout downtown Oxford
www.celebrateoxford.com

Fish Sandwich Festival - Bay Port
August 1-2, 2014 
locations throughout Bay Port

www.bayportchamber.com/festival/fish

Summer Splash - Oak Park
August 2, 2014
Oak Park Recreation Complex
www.oakparksummersplash.com


Summer Music Fest - Frankenmuth
August 5-9, 2014  
Heritage Park
www.frankenmuthfestivals.com/summermusic


Old-Fashioned Summer Festival - Millington
August 7-9, 14-16,  2014 
activities throughout Millington
www.millingtonsummerfestival.com


Dexter Daze
August 8-9, 2014 
various locations throughout Dexter
www.dexterdaze.org

Milford Memories Summer Fest - Milford
August 8-10, 2014  
Central Park
www.milfordmemories.com


Assumption Greek Festival - St. Clair Shores
August 14-17, 2014 
Assumption Greek Orthodox Church
www.assumptionfestival.com


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Melon Festival - Howell
August 15-17, 2014  
locations throughout Howell

www.howellmelonfestival.com

Ypsilanti Heritage Festival - Ypsilanti
August 15-17, 2014  
Riverside Park, Depot Town, Frog Island, Downtown
www.ypsilantiheritagefestival.com


Dragon on the Lake Festival - Lake Orion
August 22-24, 2014 
locations throughout Lake Orion
www.dragononthelake.com


Clio Music Fest - Clio
August 22-23, 2014 
downtown & Clio Park
www.facebook.com/pages/Clio-Music-Fest


Michigan Peach Festival - Romeo
August 28 - September 1, 2014  
various locations in Romeo
www.peachfestromeo.com

Detroit International Jazz Festival
August 29 - September 1, 2014
downtown Detroit
www.detroitjazzfest.com

Arts, Beats, & Eats - Royal Oak
August 29 - September 1, 2014  
downtown Royal Oak
www.artsbeatseats.com


Michigan Bean Festival - Fairgrove
August 29 - September 1, 2014  
locations throughout Fairgrove
www.michiganbeanfestival.com


Art in the Park - Port Austin
August 30 - 31, 2014  
Gallup Park
www.thumbartsguild.com


Algonac Art Fair - Algonac
August 30 - 31, 2014  
Riverfront Park
www.algonacartfair.com


Good Old Days Festival - Richmond
September 4-7, 2014  
Beebe Street Park
www.richmondgoodolddaysfestival.org

Posen Potato Festival - Posen
September 5-7, 2014  
locations throughout Posen
www.posenpotatofestival.com


Arts and Apples Festival - Rochester
September 5-7, 2014  

Rochester Park
www.artandapplesfestival.com


Smokin Jazz & Barbeque Blues Festival - Brighton
September 5-6, 2014  
downtown Brighton
www.brightoncoc.org/smokin-jazz-festival


Plymouth Fall Festival - Plymouth
September 5-7, 2014  
locations throughout Plymouth
www.plymouthfallfestival.com

Arts & Authors Festival - Clawson
September 7, 2014 
Hunter Community Center
www.elevatethearts.com


Oktoberfest - Frankenmuth
September 11-14, 2014  
Heritage Park
www.frankenmuthfestivals.com


Michigan Festival of Gourds - Imlay City
September 12-14, 2014 
Eastern Michigan Fairgrounds www.michiganfestivalofgourds.com


Oh these Irish Hills Weekend Fest - Tipton
September 13-14, 2014 
Hidden Lake Gardens
www.otih.org

All American Pet Expo - Novi
September 19-21, 2013
Suburban Collection Showplace
www.aapetexpo.com


Victorian Festival - Northville
September 12-14, 2014  
downtown Northville
www.northville.org/victorian_festival


Clinton Fall Festival - Clinton
September 26-27, 2014  
activities throughout Clinton
www.clintonfallfestival.com


Blue Water Film Festival - Port Huron
September 26-27, 2014  
various downtown locations
www.bluewaterfilmfestival.com


Scarecrow Festival - Trenton
October 3-5, 2014 
events on Elm, Maple, & St Joseph Streets
www.scarecrowfestival.net


Huron Township Applefest - New Boston
October 4-5, 2014  
Applefest Stage & throughout New Boston
www.huronapplefest.com

32nd Annual Pumpkin Festival - Caro
October 1-5, 2014 
downtown Caro
www.tuscolapumpkinfest.com


Appleumpkin Festival - Tecumseh
October 11-12, 2014  
downtown Tecumseh
www.downtowntecumseh.com/appleumpkin


Michigan Big Country Fest - Frankenmuth
October 10-11, 2014 
Heritage Park - Frankenmuth
www.bigcountryfest.com


Fall Beer Festival - Detroit
October 24-25, 2014
Eastern Market, Detroit
www.michiganbrewersguild.org


Fiber Expo - Ann Arbor
October 25-26, 2014 
Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds
www.fiberexpo.com/page


Taste Fest & Variety Show - Clinton Township
November 6, 2014
Mirage, 16980 18 Mile Road
www.michiganoptimists.org/clintontownship


Ice Festival - Plymouth
January 9-11, 2015
downtown Plymouth
www.plymouthicefestival.org


Snowfest - Frankenmuth
January 21-26, 2015 
Zehnder's & Frankenmuth & High School
www.zenders.com/events


Ann Arbor Folk Festival - Ann Arbor
usually late January, 2015 TBA
Hill Auditorium
http://theark.org/ann_arbor_folk_festival.html


Motown Winter Blast - Detroit
usually early February, 2015 TBA
Campus Martius Park
www.winterblast.com


Ann Arbor Film Festival - Ann Arbor
usually late March, 2015 TBA  
downtown Ann Arbor
www.aafilmfest.org


Spring Fling Artisan Market - Northville
usually mid April, 2015 TBA 
Northville Community Senior Center
www.handcraftersunlimited.co
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Festivals & Music Events
Southwest Lower Michigan


Maple Syrup Festival - Shepherd
April 24-27, 2014 
locations throughout Shepherd
www.shepherdmaplesyrupfest.org/

Maple Syrup Festival - Vermontville
April 25-27, 2014
locations throughout Vermontville

www.vermontvillemaplesyrupfestival.org


Victorian Days - Grand Ledge
May 2-3, 2014   
Jaycee Park, May Pole Park, Island Park, downtown
www.victoriandays.org


Tulip Time Festival - Holland
May 3-10, 2014 
locations throughout Holland
www.tuliptime.com


Ox Roast, Carnival & Craft Bazaar - Eaton Rapids
May 15-18, 2014  
St. Peter Catholic Church
www.catholicstpeter.com


Great Lakes Kite Festival - Grand Haven
May 16-18, 2014 
Grand Haven State Park
www.mackite.com/glskc


Old Fashioned Days - Fruitport
May 24, 2014  
locations throughout Fruitport

www.fruitportlions.com


Alma Highland Festival - Alma
May 24-25, 2014 
Alma College Campus

www.almahighlandfestival.com


Memorial Day Festival - Newaygo
May 23-25, 2014  
Brooks Park

www.newaygonaturally.com


Frontier Days - Carson City
June 6-8, 2014  
locations throughout Carson City
www.carsoncityfrontierdays.com


Greek Festival - Kalamazoo
June 6-8, 2014   
Arcadia Creek Festival Place
www.kalamazoogreekfest.com

Festival of the Arts - Grand Rapids
June 6-8, 2014   
downtown Grand Rapids
www.festivalgr.org


Cereal Festival - Battle Creek
June 13-14, 2014 
downtown Battle Creek
www.bcfestivals.com

Gizzard Festival - Potterville
June 6-8, 2014  
downtown Potterville
www.gizzardfest.com


Heritage Festival - Spring Lake
June10, 2014 
locations throughout Spring Lake
www.slheritagefestival.com


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Chalk Art Festival - Byron Center
June 20-21, 2014 
Byron Center Avenue & 84th Street
www.wmcaf.com


Strawberry Festival - Coldwater
usually mid June, 2014 TBA 
downtown Coldwater
www.facebook.com/coldwater-strawberry-fest


Island Fest - Kalamazoo
June 20-22, 2014  
downtown Kalamazoo
www.islandfestkalamazoo.com


Delta Rocks - Delta Township
June 28, 2014 
Sharp Park, 1401 Elmwood Road
www.deltami.gov


Irish Fest - Kalamazoo
June 27-28, 2014 
Arcadia Creek Festival Place

www.kalamazooirish.org/fest

Common Ground Music Fest - Lansing
July 8-13, 2014 
along banks of Grand River, Adado Riverfront Park
www.commongroundfest.com


19th Annual Blues Fest - Kalamazoo
July 10-12, 2014 
Arcadia Festival Site
www.kvba.org/bluesfest


Town & Country Days - Sparta
July 16-20, 2014  
locations throughout Sparta
www.spartafair.com


15th Annual Bluegrass Festival - Marshall
July 25-27, 2014 
Calhoun County Fairgrounds
www.marshallbluegrass.com


Black Rock Medieval Festival - Augusta
August 2-3, 2014 
13215 M-96, Old World Village
www.blackrockfest.com

Coast Guard Festival - Grand Haven
July 25 - August 3, 2014  
activities throughout Grand Haven
www.coastguardfest.org


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Bath Festival Days - Bath
August 1-2, 2014 
locations throughout Bath
www.facebook.com/pages/bath-days


Glad Peach Festival - Coloma
August 1-3, 2014  
Barker Park & downtown Coloma
www.colomapeachfest.com


Jazz Fest - Lansing
August 1-2, 2014  
Streets of Old Town
www.jazzlansing.com

Muskegon Rockstock - Muskegon
August 2, 2014 
Heritage Landing
www.muskegonrockstock.com


30th Annual Mint Festival - St. Johns
August 8-10, 2014 
Fairgrounds & St. Johns City Park
www.clintoncountychamber.org/mint-festival

Summerfest - Coopersville
August 4-9, 2014 
Farm Museum & other locations
www.business.coopersville.com/events

National Blueberry Festival - South Haven
August 7-10, 2014  
Riverfront Park, Huron Street Pavilion

www.blueberryfestival.com


Great Lakes Folks Festival - East Lansing
August 8-10, 2014 
East Lansing
www.greatlakesfolkfest.net


Intl Summer Fest & Black Arts Festival - Battle Creek
August 9, 2014 
McCamly Park, downtown Battle Creek
www.bcfestivals.com


Renegade Theater Festival - Lansing
August 14-16, 2014 
Old Town Lansing
renegadetheatrefestival.org


67th Annual Ox Roast - Dewitt
August 14-16, 2014 
Memorial Building
www.dewittoxroast.net


Sun Dried Music Festival - Mason
August 22-23, 2014 
downtown Mason
www.masondda.com/sun-dried

Dam Festival - Eaton Rapids
August 23, 2014 
Miller Farms
www.damfestival.net


Michigan Mosaic Music Festival - Lansing
August 29-31, 2014 
Adado Riverfront Park
www.michiganmosaic.org


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Urban Sparks Music Fest - Grand Rapids
August 30, 2014
Calder Plaza, downtown GR
www.facebook.com/urbansparks


Charlotte Frontier Days - Charlotte
September 3-7, 2014  
locations throughout Charlotte
www.charlottefrontierdays.com

Celebration on the Grand - Grand Rapids
September 5-6, 2014  
Ah-Nab Awen Park & Rosa Park Circle
www.celebrationonthegrand.org


Michigan Irish Music Festival - Muskegon
September 13-15, 2014  
Heritage Landing downtown Muskegon
www.michiganirish.org


39th Annual Down Home Days - Mason
September 13, 2014 
Ingham County Courthouse
www.masonchamber.org/calendar


Festival of the Forks - Albion
September 19-20, 2014  
locations throughout Albion
www.festivaloftheforks.org

Salmon Festival - Grand Haven
September 19-21, 2014 
Grand Haven Municipal Marina
www.visitgrandhaven.com/salmon-festival

Old Town Blues Fest - Lansing
September 19-20, 2014  
downtown Lansing
www.oldtownbluesfest.com


Jackson Family Fall Festival - Jackson
September 19-21, 2014  
St. John Elementary & Jackson Catholic Middle School grounds.
www.jacksonfamilyfallfestival.org

Ovid Carriage Days - Ovid
September 19-21, 2014  
downtown Ovid
www.ovidcarriagedays.com

Michigan Apple Festival - Charlotte
September 20-21, 2014 
The Country Mill 4648 Otto Road
www.michiganapplefestival.com


Four Flags Area Apple Festival - Niles
September 25-28, 2014  
corner of Lake & 17th Street
www.fourflagsapplefestival.org


Okotoberfest - Grand Rapids
September 26-27, 2014  
John Ball Park Picnic Area
www.oktoberfestwestmichigan.com

Pumpkin Fest - Zeeland
October 2-4, 2014  
locations throughout Zeeland
http://www.pumpkinfest-zeeland.org/


Red Flannel Festival - Cedar Springs
October 4, 2014  
locations throughout Cedar Springs
www.redflannelfestival.org


Apple Butter Festival - Lansing
October 11-12, 2014 
Fenner Nature Center
www.mynaturecenter.org/applebutterfestival


Michigan International Alpacafest - Grand Rapids
October 18-19, 2014  
Deltaplex
www.alpacafest.org


Scream Park & Haunted House - Niles
various dates thru October 31, 2014
Exit 5 - US 31 - west on Niles Buchanan Road
www.haunted.org


East Lansing Film Festival - East Lansing
November 5-13, 2014  
MSU Campus & Celebration Cinemas
www.elff.com

Michigan Festival of Sacred Music - Kalamazoo
November 6-16, 2014 
locations throughout Kalamazoo
www.mfsm.us


Outhouse 500 - Coopersville
usually late February, 2015 TBA
Main Street
www.coopersville.com/


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Northeast Lower Michigan



Re-enactment Pagent - Mackinaw City
May 22-24, 2014 
Colonial Michilimackinac
www.mackinacparks.com

United by Sacrifice Concert - Coleman
May 25, 2014
Coleman Veterans Memorial, 501 E. Washington
www.colemanveteransmemorial.org

Michigan Antique Festival - Midland
May 31 & June 1, 2014 
Midland County Fairgrounds, 6905 Eastman
www.miantiquefestival.com


Nor-East'r Music & Art Festival - Mio
June 13-15, 2014   
locations throughout Mio

www.noreastr.net

Alpena Blues Festival - Alpena
June 20-21, 2014
Alpena County Fairgrounds
www.alpenablues.com


Michigan Thumb Festival - Sandusky
June 27-29, 2014  
City Park, Courthouse lawn, & other locations
www.misandusky.com/thumb_festival


St. Stan's A.C. Polish Festival - Bay City
June 27-30, 2014 
2501 John Solinski Drive
www.ststansac.com/polish-fest


Tall Ship Celebration - Bay City
July 11-14, 2014 
locations throughout Bay City
www.tallshipcelebration.com


Tawas Summerfest - Tawas
July 11-13, 2014 
East Tawas
www.tawassummerfest.com


Michigan Antique Festival - Midland
July 19-20, 2014
Midland County Fairgrounds, 6905 Eastman
www.miantiquefestival.com


Salt Water Bluegrass Festival - Oil City
July 25-27, 2014 
Greendale Road, just south of M-20
www.saltriveracres.net


Nautical Festival - Rogers City
July 29 - August 3, 2014 
downtown Rogers City & Lakeside Park
www.nauticalfestival.org


Cheeseburger Festival - Caseville
August 9-18, 2014 
locations throughout Caseville
www.casevillechamber.et/cheeseburger


OC Riverfest - Mio
August 23, 2014
various locations throughout Mio

www.ocriverfest.weebly.com

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Michigan Bean Festival - Fairgrove
August 29 - September 1, 2014
locations throughout Fairgrove
www.michiganbeanfestival.com

Arts & Crafts Show - East Tawas
August 30-31, 2014  
Newman Street

www.tawas.com


Remax Balloon Festival - Midland
September 12-14,2014  
Midland County Fairgrounds
www.facebook.com/pages/remax


Paul Bunyan Festival - Oscoda
September 13-14, 2014  
locations throughout Oscoda

www.oscodachamber.com


MI Memorial Fireman's Festival - Roscommon
September 18-21, 2014 
Fire Training Grounds

www.firemensmemorial.org


Michigan Antique Festival - Midland
September 20-21, 2014 
Midland County Fairgrounds, 6905 Eastman
www.miantiquefestival.com


Elk Festival - Atlanta
September 26-28, 2014  
downtown Atlanta
www.elkcapital.net/events/elkfestival


N. Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival - West Branch
September 27-28,  2014  
Ogemaw County Fairgrounds
www.lambandwoolfestival.com


Tuscola County Pumpkin Festival - Caro
October 1-5, 2014  
locations throughout Caro

www.tuscolapumpkinfest.com

Pumpkin Festival - Caseville
October 3-5, 2014 
locations throughout Caseville
www.casevillechamber.net/events


Great Lakes Lighthouse Festival - Alpena
October 9-12, 2014  
Thunder Bay Recreational Center

www.lighthousefestival.org


Winter Fest - Caro
January  16-18, 2015
Tuscola County Fairgrounds
www.carowinterfest.com


Tip Up Town - Houghton Lake
usually mid to late January, 2015 TBA
locations throughout Houghton Lake
www.houghtonlakechamber.net


Perchville USA - Tawas
usually late January, 2015 TBA  
64th annual, downtown Tawas

www.tawas.com

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Northwest Lower Michigan



Mesick Mushroom Festival - Mesick
May 9-11, 2014  
locations throughout Mesick
www.mesick-mushroomfest.org


Morel Fest - Boyne City
May 15-18,
201
Veteran's Park
www.morelfest.com

Asparagus Festival - Empire
May 16-18, 2014  
downtown Empire
www.empirechamber.com


Petoskey Stone Festival - Eastport
May 24, 2014 - 10am to 4pm
Barnes Park
www.petoskeystonefestival.com


Dairy Festival - Traverse City
June 8, 2014  
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
www.thevillagetc.com/dairyfestival


Spirit of the Woods Folk Festival - Brethren
June 21, 2014   
Dickson Township Park
www.spiritofthewoods.org


75th Annual Forest Festival - Manistee
July 2-6, 2014    
Douglas Park & First Street Beach
www.manisteechamber.com/forestfestival

Greatest 4th in the North - Lake City
July 2-6, 2014 
downtown Lake City
www.lakecitymich.com/greatest-4th


Freedom Festival - Cadillac
July 4-6, 2014   
Pavilion & City Park
www.cadillac_independence.com


Cedar Polka Fest - Cedar
July 4-7, 2014   
Townhall, downtown, under the tent
www.cedarpolkafest.com


National Cherry Festival - Traverse City
July 5-12, 2014 
Open Space Park & throughout Traverse City
www.cherryfestival.org


Scottville Summer Fest - Scottville
July 11-13, 2014
downtown Scottville, Optimist Stage
www.visitscottville.com/summerfest


32nd Annual Blissfest Music - Harbor Springs
July 11-13, 2014  
3695 Division Road in Harbor Springs
www.blissfest.org


Traverse City Blues Fest - Buckley
July 12-13, 2014
Southside Festival Grounds in Buckley www.traversecitybluesfest.com

Alpenfest - Gaylord
July 15-19, 2014  
Alpen Stage & throughout Gaylord
www.gaylordalpenfest.com


Troutarama - Baldwin
July 16-20, 2014
Hollister Park, Wenger Pavilion, downtown
www.troutarama.com

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Beaver Island Music Festival - Beaver Island
July 17-19, 2014 
Beaver Island
www.beaverislandmusicfestival.com

Arts Festival - Cadillac
July 18-19, 2014  
Cadillac City Park
www.cadillacmichigan.com


Charlevoix Venetian Festival - Charlevoix
July 19-26, 2014  
various locations in Charlevoix 
www.venetianfestival.com

Fiber Arts Festival - Charlevoix
July 25-27, 2014 
Castle Farms
www.castlefarms.com/fiber-arts-festival


Harbor Days - Elk Rapids
July 30- August 2, 2014
locations throughout Elk Rapids
www.elkrapidsharbordays.org

Polish Festival - Boyne Falls
July 31 - August 2, 2014 just east of US 131
www.boynefallspolishfestival.com


Buckley Old Engine Show - Buckley
August 14-17, 2014 
North 13 Road Buckley
www.buckleyoldengineshow.org


Festival on the Bay - Petoskey
August 14-17, 2014 
Petoskey Waterfront Park
www.petoskeyfestival.com


Microbrew & Music Festival - Traverse City
August 22-23, 2014  
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
www.porterhouseproductions.com


Festivals of Races - Cadillac
August 30, 2014
City Park, Rotary Pavilion
www.cadillacfestivalofraces.com


Wheatland Music Festival
September 5-7, 2014  
Remus
www.wheatlandmusic.org


Harvest Festival - Scottville
September  11-13, 2014 
Riverside Park & other locations
www.ludington.org/scottville-harvest-festival


Festival of the Pines - Lake City
September 18-21, 2014   
downtown Lake City
www.lakecitymich.com


Harvest Festival - Howard City
September 19-21, 2014 
locations throughout Howard City

www.howardcity.com


Fall Fever Festival - Cadillac
September 27-28, 2014   
downtown Cadillac
www.downtowncadillac.com


3rd Annual Fall Festival - Acme
September 27,  2014 
Flintfields Horsepark
www.discoveracme.com/events


Oktoberfest - Ludington
October 11, 2014 
Ludington Park
www.downtownludington.org/oktoberfest


Apple Festival - Charlevoix
October 10-12, 2014  
East Park
www.charlevoix.com


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Children's Book Festival - Traverse City
November 9, 2013 
City Opera House
www.tcchildrensbookfestival.com


Festival of Trains - Traverse City
December 13, 2014 - January 3, 2015
History Center of Traverse City

www.traversehistory.org/festival-of-trains


Mid-West International Sled Dog Race - Kalkaska
usually late January, 2015 TBA
Greater Kalkaska area
www.kalkaskawinterfest.org


North American Snowmobile Festival - Cadillac
usually late January, 2015 TBA
various locations in Cadillac

www.nasfcadillac.com

Microbrew & Music Festival - Traverse City
usually early February, 2015 TBA 
downtown Traverse City, Farmers Market area
www.porterhouseproductions.com


Winter Comedy Arts Festival - Traverse City
usually mid February, 2015 TBA
State Theatre, City Opera House, other locals
www.wintercomedy.org


Waterways Ice Festival - Cheboygan
usually mid February, 2015
Mullet Lake Marine
www.waterwaysicefestival.com


Winter Blues Festival - Petoskey
usually late February, 2015 TBA
downtown Petoskey
www.petoskeydowntown.com/winterevents


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Festivals & Music Events
Upper Peninsula




Native American Festival - St Ignace
May 24-15, 2014
Museum of Ojibwa Culture
www.stignace.com/event/native-american-festival


Lilac Festival - Mackinac Island
June 6-15, 2014 
Mackinac Island
www.mackinacislandlilacfestival.org


4th of July Bessemer Blast - Bessemer
late June, early July, 2014 TBA   
downtown Bessemer
www.bessemer4th.com


34th Annual Hiawatha Music Fest - Marquette
July 18-20, 2014 
Tourist Park
www.hiawathamusic.org


Rendezvous at the Sault - Sault Ste. Marie
July 26-27, 2014  
Historic Water Street & local historic homes

www.historicwaterstreet.org/rendezvous


Waterfront Festival - Menominee
August 7-10, 2014  
activities throughout Menominee

www.menomineewaterfrontfestival.org


Humungus Funges Fest - Crystal Falls
August 7-10, 2014 
various sites throughout Crystal Falls
www.humungusfungusfest.com


Art on the Lake - Curtis
August 30, 2014   
Erickson Center Park

www.ericksoncenter.org

Mackinaw Bridge Walk - Mackinaw City
September 1, 2014 
walk begins @ 7am Mackinaw City
www.mackinacbridge.org/annual-bridge-walk


U.P. Fall Beer Festival - Marquette
September 6, 2014  
Mattson Lower Harbor Park
www.michiganbrewersguild.org


Newberry Oktoberfest - Newberry
October 3-4, 2014 
locations throughout Newberry
www.newberrychamber.net/events


Great Waters Festival - St Ignace
October 4-5, 2014
St. Ignace Marina
www.stignace.com


Children's Book Festival - Sault Ste. Marie
November 1, 2014 
Lake Superior State University
www.saultstemarie.com/childrensbookfestival


UP 200 & Midnight Run Sled Dog Races
usually mid February, 2015  TBA
start Marquette, finish Munising

www.up200.org


The Outhouse Classic - Trenary
usually late February, 2015 TBA 
Main Street

www.trenaryouthouseclassic.com

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