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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04/25/2019

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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 …more

Carnival rides all weekend! Thursday: High-Stakes Poker Tournament at 6:00 pm - Corn Hole Tournament at 6:00 p.m. - Please visit our website for mor …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

Join us at Zehnder's Restaurant. our special events include Vaudeville Night, Silent Movies, Seminars, Meet the Artists, and a Ragtime Dinner Concer …more

Riverside Saginaw Film Festival (RSFF) and Court Street Theater present Spring Fest, a collection of winning films from Cannes, SXSW, Sundance and C …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

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

Artwork tells a story. We invite you to create your own short story or poem about any piece of artwork in our collection. Limit your entry to one s …more

04/26/2019

Events

Great selection (over 10,000) of gently used hardcover & softcover books sorted into 40 categories and offered at reasonable prices. There are p …more

Origami may seem an unlikely medium for understanding and explaining the world. But around the globe, several fine artists and theoretical scientist …more

Bring back totally awesome memories by celebrating the music, trends and events of the 1980's. Peg your stonewashed jeans, tease your hair, and grab …more

The "nearly world-famous" troupe from Toronto brings fresh, fun takes on classic tales for an exciting, interactive and unique experie …more

Carnival rides all weekend! Thursday: High-Stakes Poker Tournament at 6:00 pm - Corn Hole Tournament at 6:00 p.m. - Please visit our website for mor …more

Midland Quilters Squared presents "Birds of a Feather Quilt Together" with approximately 50 quilts and our featured quilter: Linda Radek.& …more

The Saginaw County Police Chiefs Association Fundraiser presents country music singer and songwriter, Mo Pitney. Tickets are on sale December 2 …more

Join us at Zehnder's Restaurant. our special events include Vaudeville Night, Silent Movies, Seminars, Meet the Artists, and a Ragtime Dinner Concer …more

Bring the family out for stock car racing, on a 3/8 mile clay oval track, providing on the edge of your seat action for fans of all ages. There is f …more

Riverside Saginaw Film Festival (RSFF) and Court Street Theater present Spring Fest, a collection of winning films from Cannes, SXSW, Sundance and C …more

 
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