Grand Rapids has many treasures that make it a great city to visit, but ArtPrize really takes the cake and makes it one of the most unique cities in the Midwest. Every fall Grand Rapids is transformed into an “Urban Art Adventure” unlike any other art exhibit. For an 18 days the downtown area is a canvas for hundreds of artists all over the world to come and showcase their talents. During ArtPrize from Ann Street to Wealthy Street, between College Avenue and Alpine Avenue, you’ll find concerts, dance parties, festivals, and family art-making activities. Check out our Ultimate Guide to ArtPrize 2022 to plan your trip this year.
2023 September Michigan MASSIVE List of Things to DO: Events Calendar, Labor Day Fun, Fall Festivals, Art Prize and MORE!
September in Michigan marks the end of summer and the start of a whole new season of fun.
It’s an exciting time, with fun Labor Day events (including the annual Mackinac Bridge Walk) happening all over the state.
It’s also time to bring on the fall, with changing leaves and bright foliage.
This transitional month is filled with plenty of fall activities from harvest festivals to art fairs yet maintains the good summer weather we’ve been enjoying for so long. Michigan in September is the perfect time to plan a trip, visit an apple orchard, or spend a day at a county fair.
Ever dreamed about crossing the Straits of Mackinac on foot?
You can, of course, thanks to the amazing feat of modern architecture that is the Mackinac Bridge.
You can do it in the company of thousands of others, too, at the annual labor day Mackinac Bridge Walk, when participants in the walk traverse to the midpoint of the towering bridge from Mackinaw City and St. Ignace. and then turn back. Some continue on, walking the entire bridge on foot or in wheelchair.
The labor Day Bridge Walk isn’t just for the super – physically fit; you’ll be joined by strollers and wheelchairs, too, all eager to cross the Mackinac Bridge and get a certificate at the completion of the event.
It’s a fun event that has attracted crowds for more than 50 years, growing in popularity each year.
Discover the Best Michigan Labor Day Festivals: Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of celebrations across the Great Lakes State during the long weekend.
Located in the village of Holly, Michigan, the Michigan Renaissance Festival encompasses all the iconic
features and exhibits all ren fairs have to offer. From the theme weekends and fabulous food fit for a king to the dozens of booths brimmed with unique goods and musicians, magicians and jugglers, this event is the best way to fill a late summer weekend.
Whether you’re looking for a medieval style, fabulous endless shopping experience in an English village or simply want to interact with memorable characters in a magic 16th century European village featuring a feast of fantasy, the villagers of Hollygrove are waiting for you.
2023 August Michigan Events Calender, Top Things to Do in Michigan This Weekend (Music, Blueberries, Fairs, Festivals, Farmer’s Markets, Sunflowers and MORE)
As summer winds down, Michigan in August is still plenty exciting, including plenty of Michigan events in August. Whether it’s a festival in Michigan you want to go to or a arts and crafts fair you’ve had your eye on, there’s a lot going on in August for everyone to enjoy. Check our calendar of events below for a list of festivals fairs and and carnivals that are offering up plenty of Michigan fun this month.
Music festivals are a must-do activity for any lover of the summer months, and Michigan’s music scene is hot! Cites across Michigan offer plenty, all covering a different genre and fitting into a unique niche.
Musical fests offer a great opportunity to kick back and enjoy the Michigan outdoors. This list covers a total of 15 music festivals to keep your eye out for when making your summer plans in Michigan.
Traverse City Cherry Festival 2023: Event Schedule, Parking, Things to Do, Best Eating, MAP, Concerts
The Traverse City Cherry Festival is THE summer festival in northern Michigan. It’s a celebration of northern Michigan’s favorite fruit on the beautiful shores of Grand Traverse Bay, and it’s one of my favorite Michigan events.
It’s eight days of celebrating everything cherry: cherry blossoms, cherry pies, even a national cherry queen. The annual event is part old-time country fair; part rockin’ beach party; part family-friendly carnival and full-on fun.
From classic car shows to the arts and crafts fair; from a sand sculpture contest on the beach to the Cherry Porch parade, National Cherry Festival week is one giant party in downtown Traverse City and the festival grounds. You’ll find lots of kid’s activities, too, like a Bubble Gum Blowing content and cherry pieeating contests. There are performances to watch, from the Ultimate Air Dogs to the Navy Blue Angels; from Jim Gaffigan to Boyz II Men and Collective Soul. And that’s just a small taste of the many activities planned for this fun event. Whether you take a day trip or a longer vacation, you’re going to want to put the Traverse City National Cherry Festival on your Michigan summer bucket list.
Read on for everything you need to know about this exciting summer festival in Traverse City Michigan.
Excited to celebrate the 4th of July Michigan style? Fourth of July is one of the top party weekends in Michigan. Everyone decked out in red, white, and blue ready to have fun in the sun all day long and enjoy beautiful firework shows at night.
Are you struggling to find something to do for the family or with your friends during this fun-filled weekend? Well, look no further. We have compiled a list of this year’s must-see and do Fourth of July activities and events.
The party is on this Fourth of July season in Michigan, with parades, fairs, cookouts, music festivals, and more. Read on to find Michigan July 4th events near you!
There’s no better way to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday – America’s Independence Day – than gathering with friends and family on a Michigan beach to see a sizzling spectacular fireworks display over the water.
Watching the bright colors burst against a dark night sky (cue the Ooohhs and Aahhs) while commemorating the birth of the USA is a summer rite of passage for many Michigan residents and visitors alike.