Midland Events

Explore the largest outdoor new car show in North America - the Northwood University International Auto Show - or sample Michigan beer while you shop the makers' market at Tapped: Downtown Midland's Craft Beer Festival.

Stroll 80 acres of antiques from 1,000+ vendors during Midland's Michigan Antique Festivals (in June, July, and September), or be part of Michigan's largest New Year's Eve balldrop at Midnight on Main. Whatever you choose, our Michigan festivals and events in Midland are sure to become new favorites!

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A Celebration Honoring the Public’s Choice of Top Musicians Performing & Creating in the Great Lakes Bay Region. Guest Performances by The …more

Evening filled with familiar standard blues & jazz songs as you would hear in a vintage supper club setting embellished with stand out Originals …more

J.A. Jance is the top-ten New York Times bestselling author of the Ali Reynolds series, the J.P. Beaumont series, and the Joanna Brady series. …more


  • Apr 26, 2018 – May 06, 2018

Annie is a fiery young orphan girl who from a miserable orphanage run by the tyrannical Miss Hannigan. Her seemingly hopeless situation changes dramat …more

Dine in the presence of Cinderella, Mermaid Princess, Ice Queen, Wayfinder Princess & Beauty Princess at this grand banquet! Activities will inclu …more

This race is an evening event. It is a family fun neon glow 5k run/walk. Dress up in your best glow items to win fun prizes. More details on Fa …more

Help make a garden bloom and grow in our Scrap Studio as you turn water bottles into colorful flowers. …more

Please join Barbara Jacques and Rusty Moe for monthly gatherings to discuss great books and their personal meaning and listen for ideas on new books …more

What do you get when you combine all the smash hit music of two great American classic rock artists BOSTON and STYX into one power-packed show? The …more

Bring back hair teasing memories by paying tribute to the music, trends and events of the 1980's. Don't sit back in your pegged pants and play Atari, …more

Coming to The Dow Event Center Theater! Nickelodeon's Bubble Guppies Live will have kids, parents & grandparents singing & dancing along wit …more

Celebrate Earth Day at the Children’s Zoo. Guests can learn how the Zoo helps conserve wildlife and wild places. Visit our education stations …more

If you're interested in visiting with Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Division staff to discuss local and statewide fisheries management a …more

Celebrate Earth Day with an exploration of the inner workings of our climate system. The show follows a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into t …more

Help the refuge in clean-up efforts in celebration of Earth Day. Volunteer to help clean-up litter and invasive species in and around the refuge. Le …more

Come celebrate the 48th Earth Day by participating in stewardship activities that benefit our planet! FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult …more

Looks at the search for planets orbiting other stars in our galaxy. We now know of over three thousand extra-solar planets and can measure what they& …more

Opening weekend - we're offering a 35% discount on admission. Visit our website and enter promo code "Arbor2018" at checkout for the 35% o …more

Join Calla Lilies, Emilie B’s, and Girl Talk, located in the Frankenmuth River Place Shops for the 2018 Spring Fashion Showcase! Spruce up you …more

Enjoy a community-wide garage sale Friday through Sunday, casino-style gaming, entertainment tent, kids' trout pond, parade, car show, teen dance, 5 …more

April’s full moon is sometimes called the Fish Moon, indicating the time when fish swim upstream to spawn. Smallmouth bass and Walleye can be fo …more

Learn how to create gardens to sustain butterflies and moths. From host plants for the caterpillars to nectar plants for the adults to design and main …more

Glo Hard Paint & Foam Party is coming to The Dow Event Center! Featuring stage performers, LED hula hoopers, foam machines, special effects, paint …more

Protect our planet! See if you can make something from the recyclables in our Scrap Studio that reminds you of Earth Day. Will it be a globe, a tree …more

$1 Family Feast Night Presented By Chemical Bank Hot dogs, Better Made chips, ice cream sandwiches and 16 oz Pepsi products all available …more

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