Michigan Festivals & Events in the Great Lakes Bay

Whether you're taking in the epic views as towering ships sail into port for 2019 Tall Ship Celebration: Bay City or seeing one of the Midwest's largest fireworks displays set off over the waterfront, there's no denying we know how to do summer festivals here in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay.

From Michigan's largest antique festival in Midland to a waterfront beer & wine fest in Bay City, there are plenty of chances for you to experience some of the top summer festivals in Michigan!

Search upcoming Michigan festivals and events by date or category below, or scope out this week's events in the Great Lakes Bay Region!

 

 

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04/21/2019

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Let us do the cooking this Easter Sunday. The menu includes: Carved Roast Beef & Ham Baked Chicken, Roast Pork, Jambalaya, Mashed Potat …more

Bring your family and friends and join us at The Golden Glow Ballroom for our annual Easter Brunch Buffet from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. Our award …more

A tale about growing up, finding the courage to face the unknown...and how nothing can ever train you to let go. What began as an unlikely friendshi …more

April's Midnight Monster Movie is the 1982 classic, "The Dark Crystal". Enjoy scary movies like you've never seen. Come see classics …more

Recurring Events

This interactive exhibit features thousands of brilliantly-colored butterflies, from countries around the world, emerging from their chrysalis, feed …more

Experience the new, interactive exhibition that takes visitors of all ages on a thrilling adventure that spans the cosmos! …more

Enjoy a look at the Goodridge Brothers portrait souvenir book of Saginaw, Michigan, USA. Their photos have been enlarged and this exhibit explores t …more

04/22/2019

Events

Military Monday Veterans and active duty military personnel eat for free. …more

Recurring Events

This exhibition commemorates President John F. Kennedy’s private life and public trajectory. And it is one of the most exhaustively researched …more

Appreciate Art in Public Places at this year's juried exhibition of Michigan Artists, showcasing mixed media art. *Special hours on Friday, Apr …more

Referred to as meditation in motion, the gentle flowing movements encourage the letting go of stress and tension. Classes are taught in an open, fri …more

"Unexpected Wilderness" explores the natural beauty of an exceptionally undeveloped portion of Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula. S …more

04/23/2019

Events

Candlelight Yoga in the Gallery. • Yoga for all levels • Come early ...yoga class gives you free access to the exhibits before c …more

Two-Fer Tuesday Enjoy two-fer deals on items throughout the ballpark. …more

Hatha yoga uses asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing techniques) to aid in overall wellness. Recent studies show a connection between yog …more

Join naturalist Tom Lenon on a short hike to look for Woodcock and Snipe. Tom will show you the different habitat these birds use and discuss their ma …more

Experience the sounds of our Valley Steel and Percussion Ensemble Concert. …more

Recurring Events

This exhibition commemorates President John F. Kennedy’s private life and public trajectory. And it is one of the most exhaustively researched …more

Artists have used various media to contain, shape and manipulate nature.   …more

This exhibition is comprised of over 55 paintings by 15 artists who through their photo-realistic and hyper-realistic work share their adoration for …more

Appreciate Art in Public Places at this year's juried exhibition of Michigan Artists, showcasing mixed media art. *Special hours on Friday, Apr …more

Experience the new, interactive exhibition that takes visitors of all ages on a thrilling adventure that spans the cosmos! …more

Referred to as meditation in motion, the gentle flowing movements encourage the letting go of stress and tension. Classes are taught in an open, fri …more

Enjoy a look at the Goodridge Brothers portrait souvenir book of Saginaw, Michigan, USA. Their photos have been enlarged and this exhibit explores t …more

Tour the historic home of Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow, also known as "The Pines" which is otherwise not accessible to the public. Learn a …more

 
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