Michigan Festivals & Events in the Great Lakes Bay

With some of the biggest and best annual festivals in Michigan, the Great Lakes Bay has endless options for festival-goers - from the largest international beer tasting event in Michigan to one of the Midwest's largest 4th of July fireworks displays, or North America's largest outdoor new car show to one of its top snow & ice sculpting events!

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08/20/2018

Events

Celebrate BaySail's 20th Anniversary in Bay City with a sail aboard the Appledore IV! …more

Celebrate BaySail's 20th Anniversary in Bay City with a sail aboard the Appledore IV! …more

Recurring Events

Children and adults alike will experience the challenge of using these larger-than-life-size blocks to create structures that represent our communit …more

Dow Gardens is the place to see the newest cast of characters by artist Andy Cobb. His larger-than-life sculptures are sure to delight all ages. Be …more

*New Location - in the outdoor pavilion at SVRC Marketplace.  Here at the Market we strive to bring you the best fresh produce, locally gr …more

Two hour cruise with live tour guide highlighting history and wildlife on the Saginaw River. Daily route: North on Monday-Wednesday-Friday …more

View some of the world's most striking images shot by some of the world's finest photographers. Exhibition is included in ticket price and includes …more

The Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum will host the Regional Biennial Juried Sculpture Exhibition from June 2 through September 22, 2018. The op …more

Themed experiments, games and crafts throughout the Visitor Center will highlight the unique characteristics of each ecosystem. Themes change bi-we …more

This free exhibit reveals some of the more spectacular images of Mars from orbiting spacecraft and landers. Much of the photography has not been wid …more

08/21/2018

Events

Celebrate BaySail's 20th Anniversary in Bay City with a sail aboard the Appledore IV! …more

Celebrate BaySail's 20th Anniversary in Bay City with a sail aboard the Appledore IV! …more

The Great Lakes Loons are a Single-A (Low A) partner of the Los Angeles Dodgers and members of the Midwest League. …more

When we say hangout in the park, we mean it! A low key program to let participants relax and enjoy the outdoors in hammocks, portable tree houses an …more

How many games can we play with a parachute? Fly over for some interactive parachute games and let's get creative. Free Lunch served at 11:30 a …more

Join us for this reading and writing workshop, "Words into Wisdom: When the World is Our Classroom" Jared Morningstar teaches creativ …more

Celebrate Summer at the Cottage Creamery. These events are FREE and include a free craft, game, and snack. …more

Come and see and learn about the gem of downtown Saginaw, the Temple Theatre. The tour will show the lobby, theatre, Barton organ, leopard lounge, g …more

Build a time machine and travel into the past for a dinosaur discovery expedition. Can you escape from a volcano eruption or a catapult attack? Then …more

Moana Waialiki is a sea voyaging enthusiast and only daughter of a chief in a long line of navigators...... -- Minutes (2016) *Rain site: …more

This class is meant for everyone and anyone interested in Yoga. You will learn breath, yoga poses along with techniques you can take off your mat an …more

Recurring Events

Children and adults alike will experience the challenge of using these larger-than-life-size blocks to create structures that represent our communit …more

Join us for fun and play in a low-light, low-sound atmosphere. We hope to see you in our galleries! …more

Dow Gardens is the place to see the newest cast of characters by artist Andy Cobb. His larger-than-life sculptures are sure to delight all ages. Be …more

The Japanese Cultural Center Tea House and Gardens of Saginaw welcomes you to stroll our beautiful Japanese garden at no charge. We will serve …more

 
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