Calendar of Events


From the springtime Morel Mushroom Festival in Boyne City to the boats shows at Bay Harbor, Festival on the Bay in Petoskey, Riverfest in Alanson and the early autumn Taste of Harbor Springs, you will find a multitude of northern Michigan festivals, music programs and events to keep you entertained in the Petoskey Area! 

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  • Harbor History Talk - Clubs Manitou & Ponytail

    Aug 27, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Can you imagine a local restaurant hiding an illegal speakeasy in its basement? The Harbor Springs Historical Society will host a fun and informational talk on the historic Clubs Manitou and Ponytail.

  • LTHS Speakers Series

    Aug 27, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    The Little Traverse Historical Society is pleased to offer its lecture series on the fourth Thursday of each month, May - October. These Programs are free and open to the public.

  • Street Musique

    June 25 - Aug 27, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Thursdays

    Come and enjoy the various sounds and melodies of local area musicians while strolling Main Street.

  • Emmet-Charlevoix County Fair

    Aug 25 - 30, 2015

    This is a fair that the whole family can enjoy! Don't miss your opportunity to experience this bit of Americana. Grandstand shows, carnival rides and of course, the chance to see the animals (they're SO cute!) and wander the 4-H tent.

  • Blissfest Folk and Roots Mini Series

    Aug 28, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Come enjoy the Celtic fusion ensemble, Nessa at downtown Petoskey's Red Sky Stage.

  • Dinner & a Movie Nights

    June 12 - Sept 4, 2015 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM - Fridays

    What a great way to spend share an inexpensive evening with the family - Dinner & a Movie Night in Harbor Springs.

  • Stroll the Streets

    June 12 - Sept 4, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Fridays

    Stroll the Streets fills downtown Boyne City with music and fun every summer Friday evening for the 12th year.

  • Petoskey Film Theater Series

    Aug 28, 2015 7:30 PM

    The Petoskey Film Series will be showing the period film "Easy Virtue." Donations are appreciated.

  • Petoskey Farmers Market

    June 12 - Sept 25, 2015 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM - Fridays

    Farmers take to the street in Petoskey.

  • Boyne City Farmers Market

    May 6 - Sept 30, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Wednesdays, Saturdays

    The Boyne City Farmers Market is everything you would expect from a farmers market - and MORE! Come see for yourself.

  • Harbor Springs Farmers Market

    June 13 - Sept 5, 2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Wednesdays, Saturdays

    Come and see what we are all about at the Harbor Springs Farmers Market! Our variety is part of what makes us great.

  • Good Hart Market Days

    June 27 - Oct 17, 2015 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM - Saturdays

    Since 2009, Good Hart Market Days has offered a Saturday afternoon market featuring local farmers, artists, and artisans. Join them beginning June 27, 2015 for another wonderful season.

  • 41st Annual Kircher Cup Boyne Invitational

    Sept 4 - 7, 2015

    Two person amateur teams from around the Midwest compete in this 54-hole better ball competition held on The Heather, Donald Ross Memorial and Arthur Hills courses at Boyne Highlands Resort.

  • Bay Harbor Labor Day Weekend Sidewalk Sales

    Sept 4 - 7, 2015 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Come kick-off your autumn in style! Stop by the Labor Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale in the Village at Bay Harbor.

  • Boyne Kiwanis Car Show

    Sept 5, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Kiwanis Club of Boyne City produces the annual Labor Day Car Show on Saturday, September 5.

  • Street Sales and Celebration

    Sept 5, 2015 9:00 AM

    Come take advantage of the annual Street Sales and Celebration on Labor Day in Harbor Springs!

  • Boyne City Triathlon

    Sept 6, 2015 8:00 AM

    Come participate and join the fight against brain disease at the third annual Boyne City Triathlon.

  • 12th Annual Labor Day Drag Race

    Sept 6, 2015 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Loud, fast and fun!!! Side-by-side, eighth-mile drag races will be from 12 noon-5 p.m. at the airport

  • 57th Annual Labor Day Bridge Walk

    Sept 7, 2015 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    5 mile walk across the world's longest bridge of this kind! Thousands of folks will walk the Mighty Mac on the one day of the year that foot traffic is allowed. What a great family tradition to continue or to start yourself!

  • Poetry Slam

    Dec 1 -7, 2015 6:00 PM - Every first Monday

    Poetry slams are an exciting new form of competitive poetry reading that is becoming popular on college campuses and elsewhere across America. Red Sky Stage introduces this new spoken word concept in Petoskey plus offers an open mic for poetry, prose and stories

  • PYSA Autumn Blast

    Sept 12 - 13, 2015

    This Petoskey Soccer Invitational offers a wonderful time to play in northern Michigan! The Petoskey area welcomes all the players, coaches and families - have a great time and play safely!

  • Canvas Uncorked

    Sept 14, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Create your own work of art with step-by-step instructions from local artists.

  • Twilight Tour and Farm-to-Table Dinner at Castle Farms

    Sept 16, 2015 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Spend a memorable evening at Castle Farms on a summer Twilight Tour and Farm-to-Table Dinner. Wednesday, September 16th, 6-10 pm.

  • Canvas Decanted

    Sept 18, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Let your creativity shine at Solace Spa's Canvas Decanted!

  • Biketemberfest

    Sept 18 - 20, 2015

    Biketemberfest/Fall Frenzy Weekend just keeps getting better! Grab your bike and a few friends and head to Boyne Highlands for the 8th Annual Biketemberfest Fall Frenzy hosted by Zoo-de-Mack, September 18-20.

  • The Lovin' Spoonful in Concert

    Sept 19, 2015

    The Lovin' Spoonful produced some of the most iconic songs of the 60's folk rock revival. Come hear them at the Odawa Casino!

  • Little Traverse Half Marathon and 10K Run/Walk

    Sept 19, 2015 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Little Traverse Half Marathon and 10K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015. This unique point- to-point course around Little Traverse Bay is flat and fast offering a diverse route with incredible views of Lake Michigan.

  • Harbor Springs Cycling Classic

    Sept 19, 2015 8:00 AM

    Our 25th Anniversary!! Enjoy a leisurely bike ride along some of the most scenic roads of northern Michigan, on your choice of a 20 mile, 45 mile, or 60 mile route. Each route includes scenic M-119, locally known as Lake Shore Drive, better known as the "Tunnel of Trees." There are refreshment stops along the way and support vehicles provided by Touring Gear Bike Shop out patrolling. After your ride, join us for an awesome lunch in the courtyard, it's all included!

  • The Petoskey Sectional

    Sept 25 - 27, 2015 10:30 AM

    Play bridge and explore the beautiful Petoskey Area!

  • 3rd Annual Home Tour

    Sept 26, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    The Little Traverse Historical Society will be holding its annual historic home tour on Saturday, September 26 from 1 to 4 in the afternoon.

  • 22nd Annual Taste of Harbor Springs

    Sept 26, 2015 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    If food is your passion, then this is the event for you. With a delicious history spanning 20 plus years, the Taste of Harbor Springs is one of the most popular events ever hosted by the Harbor Springs Area Chamber of Commerce.

  • Hops ‘n Highlands Microbrew Festival

    Sept 26, 2015

    The 2nd Annual Hops ‘n Highlands Microbrew Festival features more than 40 Michigan breweries with over 175 different beers.

  • The Highlander

    Sept 26, 2015

    Ride “The Highlander” is a mountain bike race consisting of primarily single-track riding with a fair amount of climbing and descending. There will be a “long” race that is 2 laps around 20-24 miles and a “short” race that will be 10-12 miles.