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20 Best Michigan Beer Festivals You’ll Want to Visit

If you’re a Michigan beer drinker, you’re in luck: there are Michigan beer festivals all year long.

With nearly 400 craft breweries in Michigan, you can easily say Michiganders like their beer and especially craft beer and cider.

In fact, craft beer festivals are a large part of the summer (and year-round) culture in the mitten state.

A quick search turns up over 50 beer festivals in Michigan during the 2023 calendar year: that’s over one a week, for those who are counting.

So put on your pretzel necklace and let’s start exploring. If you don’t know what a pretzel necklace is, you will by the end of the article.

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Valentine’s Day in Detroit: Events, Restaurants, Things to Do

Ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Detroit? February is the month of love and Valentine’s Day is the ultimate day to show it. Some plan out February 14 far in advance and have it all planned out. Others might find it hard to decide which brand of romance best suits them and their partner. Cozy coffee date or movie nights? Fine dining or bonding activities? In Detroit, there’s no shortage of any romantic dates or family-friendly fun to be had on and around Valentine’s Day. Whether you live in Detroit, or plan to take the day to head downtown for some Michigan Valentine’s Day events, Here are our top ten ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day in the city and make February 14 a day to remember

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UP200 Sled Dog Race 2023: What You Need to Know

The UP200 Sled Dog Race is one of the top winter events in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, and a definite must on any winter Michigan bucket list.
This exciting race begins February 16 – 20 in Marquette, Michigan, and the trail continues the some of the most picturesque landscape in the UP: the Lake Superior coastline, Hiawatha National Forest, the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Grand Marais and back.

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Insider’s Guide to 25 Secret Romantic Getaways in Michigan: Cabins, Hot Tubs

One of the best things about our great state is that romantic getaways in Michigan are only a short car ride away. 

Whether you want a short 20-minute day trip to your effortless Michigan getaway or prefer to drive for a few hours to get a true escape feeling and spend time toegther, Michigan has plenty to offer. From the lower peninsula to the upper peninsula, options for romantic vacations in Michigan for couples are everywhere. 

A romantic weekend getaway in Michigan could mean private balconies overlooking a Michigan beach, a quiet castle in the country surrounded by hiking trails or even a romantic cabin with stunning views of Lake Superior: the options are truly endless. 

I’ve put together a list of the best inn and romantic hotels in Michigan for a memorable couple’s getaway. This list will give you all of the best stops to cozy up with your partner away from the regularly scheduled hustle and bustle. 

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World of Winter Grand Rapids 2023: What to See and Do

Come start your adventure at the World of Winter in Grand Rapids, Michigan. One of the top winter festivals in the country, it’s west Michigan winter fun at its best.

A mix of outdoor art installations, ice sculpture walking tours, outdoor entertainment, and endless winter activities, you’ll want to move the World of Winter event to the top of your Michigan winter bucket list.

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Top 25 Michigan Valentine’s Day Ideas 2023 (Events Romantic Things to Do, Dates)

Valentine’s Day in Michigan a day for love and a time to treat your loved one – or yourself – to something special.

This special winter holiday gives us all an excuse to spend some time together and show how much we care about one another.

From extravagant getaways in Michigan to romantic nights in, there’s no wrong way to celebrate…even if you’re social distancing.

Looking for “Valentine’s Events Near Me” or “Things to do on Valentine’s Day near me”? Check below to see our Michigan guide for Valentine’s Day fun and list of unique events, date ideas, and other fun things to do on and around Valentine’s Day.

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Best Things To Do in Michigan in January (2023)

What is there to do in January in Michigan?

If you are wondering what is there to do in Michigan in January, you’ve come to the right place.
Winter in Michigan is a wonderful thing, and there are enough outdoor adventures and events in Michigan to keep you busy through to February, when you start all over again, thanks to our amazing monthly event calendar.

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2023 TOP Michigan New Year’s Eve Events, Things to DO(Updated!)

Find 14 New Year’s Eve Ball Drops in Michigan to Celebrate 2022 including the Ludington Ball Drop; the Metro Detroit Mitten Drop; Wyandotte Rockin’ NYE; Downtown Owosso New Year’s Eve Block Party; CherryT Ball Drop in Traverse City; Marquette Ball Drop and many more spots to ring in the New year in Michigan.

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17 New Year’s Eve Ball Drops in Michigan to Celebrate 2023!

Looking for the perfect way to ring in the New Year?

Great News! You don’t have to travel all the way to New York City and Times Square to watch a fabulous New Year’s Eve ball drop.

In fact, in Michigan, you needn’t travel further than your nearest Great Lake (and sometimes, even closer). Of course, in Michigan, we do it our way. Ever seen a giant, sparkling cherry, suspended in midair, come crashing to the ground? How about a mitten dangling in the sky and then falling to the ground at midnight?

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Best Detroit Christmas Events [Metro Detroit Holiday Events, too]

Best Detroit and Metro Detroit Christmas Events 2022

Looking for the best Detroit Christmas events and some in metro Detroit, too?

You’re in the right spot! It’s the holiday season, and as a lifelong resident of metro Detroit married to a dedicated Detroiter, I’ve spent a lot of time celebrating and finding holiday magic in Detroit!

Whether you’re looking for some great ideas for holiday shopping, a Christmas parade, or other holiday events in Detroit MI and the surrounding area, I’ve put together a list sure to help you find a fun holiday event or activity.
From South Lyon to Grosse Pointe, from Rochester Hills to Ann Arbor, there are fun holiday events happening all season long.

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