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!

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09/01/2019

Recurring Events

In celebration of 100 years, this special exhibit features the history of the Bay County Historical Society and some of the unique items that have b …more

This exhibit will explore China and Japan, each with their own a unique cultures, languages, cuisines, customs and traditions. The exhibit will show …more

This exhibition is organized by Hollingsworth Fine Arts. Museum Hours: Monday-Friday: 11:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm. …more

Come join the fun with our Grandparents Play Free Day at Mid-Michigan Children's Museum! …more

For thousands of years, the Saginaw River and its tributaries have been a source of food and transportation. A place of fun and pleasure for residen …more

Origami in the Garden is an outdoor sculpture exhibition, created by Santa Fe artists Jennifer and Kevin Box, that captures the delicate nature of t …more

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

This exhibition is toured by Mid-America Arts Alliance. Museum Hours: Monday-Friday: 11:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm. …more

Built in 2010, the 6.5-mile, self-guided, one-way auto route meanders past forests, grasslands, marshes, open water pools, and the Shiawassee River. …more

09/02/2019

In celebration of 100 years, this special exhibit features the history of the Bay County Historical Society and some of the unique items that have b …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

This exhibition is organized by Hollingsworth Fine Arts. Museum Hours: Monday-Friday: 11:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm. …more

Origami in the Garden is an outdoor sculpture exhibition, created by Santa Fe artists Jennifer and Kevin Box, that captures the delicate nature of t …more

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

This exhibition is toured by Mid-America Arts Alliance. Museum Hours: Monday-Friday: 11:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm. …more

Built in 2010, the 6.5-mile, self-guided, one-way auto route meanders past forests, grasslands, marshes, open water pools, and the Shiawassee River. …more

09/03/2019

In celebration of 100 years, this special exhibit features the history of the Bay County Historical Society and some of the unique items that have b …more

This exhibition is organized by Hollingsworth Fine Arts. Museum Hours: Monday-Friday: 11:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm. …more

Enjoy an interesting display by Mark DeWolf-Ott.   …more

From the Museum's permanent collection.   …more

For thousands of years, the Saginaw River and its tributaries have been a source of food and transportation. A place of fun and pleasure for residen …more

Origami in the Garden is an outdoor sculpture exhibition, created by Santa Fe artists Jennifer and Kevin Box, that captures the delicate nature of t …more

Enjoy featured artist Mike McMath at this exhibition.    …more

Purchase local produce, as well as homegrown, homemade and handmade items including plants, baked goods, dairy items, prepared foods and craft items …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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