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Events & Entertainment

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Northern Michigan hosts an array of events and activities throughout every season.  For details on any of the events or specials listed below, please click the link.

For a full list of area events, please visit the Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau calendar. We’re sure you’ll find something wonderful.

Saturday, Jul 4 - 5, 2015

Antiques at the Fairgrounds

Area Events
Location: Emmet County Fairgrounds

Saturday
9 am - 5 pm

Sunday
10 am to 4 pm
 

Sunday, Jul 5, 2015

Vespers Concert

Area Events
8 pm
Location: John M. Hall Auditorium - Bay View

A Bay View tradition since the 1800s! Enjoy vocal and instrumental music for the whole family. View the schedule of performances in Bay View here.

Monday, Jul 6, 2015

Moives in the Marina

Area Events
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

Enjoy an outdoor movie in downtown Charlevoix! Movies begin at dusk. View the schedule of movies here.

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park

Area Events
12 pm
Location: Pennsylvania Park

Pack a picnic and head to Pennsylvania Park in downtown Petoskey this summer for the Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park! Concerts are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon (weather permitting). For the full schedule of entertainment click here.

Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park

Area Events
12 pm
Location: Pennsylvania Park

Pack a picnic and head to Pennsylvania Park in downtown Petoskey this summer for the Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park! Concerts are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon (weather permitting). For the full schedule of entertainment click here.

Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015

Harbor Springs Farmers Market

Area Events
9 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Harbor Springs

Stock your kitchen during the Harbor Springs Farmers Market - every Wednesday and Saturday morning, 9 am to 1 pm! Visit their Facebook page for details.

Musique at the Market happens from 10 am to noon each Wednesday and Saturday also! Local musicians perform for all the shoppers.

Thursday, Jul 9, 2015

Charlevoix Summer Concert Series

Area Events
7 To 9 pm
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

Every Thursday from Memorial Day to Labor Day in Downtown Charlevoix's beautiful Odmark Performance Pavilion! Enjoy local, regional and nationwide musicians playing a variety of genres. View the schedule of musicians here.

Thursday, Jul 9, 2015

Street Musique

Area Events
7 To 9 pm
Location: Downtown Harbor Springs

Enjoy musical delights while strolling Main Street in downtown Harbor Springs - every Thursday evening from June 25 through August 27, 7 to 9 pm!

Visit the Harbor Springs Chamber of Commerce website for details.

Friday, Jul 10, 2015

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park

Area Events
12 pm
Location: Pennsylvania Park

Pack a picnic and head to Pennsylvania Park in downtown Petoskey this summer for the Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park! Concerts are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon (weather permitting). For the full schedule of entertainment click here.

Friday, Jul 10, 2015

Meet the Artist - Thomas LeGault

Perry Hotel
2:00 pm To 8:00 pm
Location: Stafford's Gallery of Art & History

Watch this Michigan artist at work! He will set up a studio at Stafford's Gallery creating original pieces on canvas, along with a new collection of painting to select from.

Friday, Jul 10, 2015

Lebanese Dinner and Book Signing

Pier Restaurant
7 pm
Location: Stafford's Pier Restaurant

Maureen Abood, author of Rose Water & Orange Blossoms: Fresh & Classic Recipes from my Lebanese Kitchen will join us at Stafford's Pier Restaurant for a Lebanese dinner and book signing!

$55 per guest. Reservations/Tickets are required and may be purchased from Between the Covers, 231-526-6658.

Friday, Jul 10, 2015

Petoskey Farmers Market

Area Events
8:30 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Petoskey

Everything from organic meats to fresh fruits and vegetables and flowers! Visit Howard Street between Julienne Tomatoes and JCPenny's every Friday this summer to stock your kitchen. Learn more here.

Friday, Jul 10, 2015

Petoskey Rocks! & Movie in the Park at Dark

Area Events
Location: Downtown Petoskey

Petoskey Rocks! is a Friday evening event in downtown Petoksey! This year marks its 4th season. Get out and enjoy all that downtown has to offer then stick around for a movie in the park at dark.

Visit the Downtown Petoskey website to view the theme of the evening, selected movie and approximate show times.

Friday, Jul 10, 2015

Harbor Springs Night of Arts

Area Events
6 To 9 pm
Location: Downtown Harbor Springs

A celebration of fine art, adornments and antiques! All the details here.

Friday, Jul 10 - 11, 2015

Boyne Thunder

Area Events

Watch the boats, stroll the streets and more! View the schedule of events here.

Friday, Jul 10 - 12, 2015

Blissfest Music Festival

Area Events

This is a celebration of music, culture, art and community for families of all ages! Enjoy diverse and innovative folk, world and roots music and dance at the Festival Farm. Learn more here.

Saturday, Jul 11, 2015

Harbor Springs Farmers Market

Area Events
9 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Harbor Springs

Stock your kitchen during the Harbor Springs Farmers Market - every Wednesday and Saturday morning, 9 am to 1 pm! Visit their Facebook page for details.

Musique at the Market happens from 10 am to noon each Wednesday and Saturday also! Local musicians perform for all the shoppers.

Saturday, Jul 11, 2015

The Rascals in Concert

Area Events
8 pm
Location: John M. Hall Auditorium - Bay View

See Felix Cavaliere’s The Rascals on stage for the 100 year celebration of John M. Hall Auditorium!  Hear hits such as Good Lovin’, The Midnight Hour, Groovin’ and more! Read about this event and see more Bay View events here.

Saturday, Jul 11 - 12, 2015

47th Annual Summer Arts & Crafts Show

Area Events
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

Saturday: 10 am to 6 pm
Sunday: 10 am to 4 pm

This show has something for everyone! It's a spectacular representation of craftsmanship and artwork with many fun and unique products to choose from. Details here.

Sunday, Jul 12, 2015

Vespers Concert

Area Events
8 pm
Location: John M. Hall Auditorium - Bay View

A Bay View tradition since the 1800s! Enjoy vocal and instrumental music for the whole family. View the schedule of performances in Bay View here.

Monday, Jul 13 - 19, 2015

Indian River SummerFest

Area Events
Location: Indian River

Save the dates - fun for the whole family! Read all about it here.

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015

Cottage Walk 2015

Area Events
10 am To 4 pm
Location: Bay View Association

Explore beautiful, historic Bay View!  The walking tour features nine private cottages and four campus buildings.  Musical and dramatic performances throughout the day. Tickets are $25 in advance, $35 the day of the event. Free guest parking at Petoskey High School and shuttle to and from Bay View. For more information or for advance tickets, click here.

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park

Area Events
12 pm
Location: Pennsylvania Park

Pack a picnic and head to Pennsylvania Park in downtown Petoskey this summer for the Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park! Concerts are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon (weather permitting). For the full schedule of entertainment click here.

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015

Harbor Springs Farmers Market

Area Events
9 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Harbor Springs

Stock your kitchen during the Harbor Springs Farmers Market - every Wednesday and Saturday morning, 9 am to 1 pm! Visit their Facebook page for details.

Musique at the Market happens from 10 am to noon each Wednesday and Saturday also! Local musicians perform for all the shoppers.

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park

Area Events
12 pm
Location: Pennsylvania Park

Pack a picnic and head to Pennsylvania Park in downtown Petoskey this summer for the Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park! Concerts are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon (weather permitting). For the full schedule of entertainment click here.

Thursday, Jul 16, 2015

Street Musique

Area Events
7 To 9 pm
Location: Downtown Harbor Springs

Enjoy musical delights while strolling Main Street in downtown Harbor Springs - every Thursday evening from June 25 through August 27, 7 to 9 pm!

Visit the Harbor Springs Chamber of Commerce website for details.

Thursday, Jul 16, 2015

Charlevoix Summer Concert Series

Area Events
7 To 9 pm
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

Every Thursday from Memorial Day to Labor Day in Downtown Charlevoix's beautiful Odmark Performance Pavilion! Enjoy local, regional and nationwide musicians playing a variety of genres. View the schedule of musicians here.

Friday, Jul 17, 2015

Petoskey Farmers Market

Area Events
8:30 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Petoskey

Everything from organic meats to fresh fruits and vegetables and flowers! Visit Howard Street between Julienne Tomatoes and JCPenny's every Friday this summer to stock your kitchen. Learn more here.

Friday, Jul 17, 2015

Petoskey Rocks! & Movie in the Park at Dark

Area Events
Location: Downtown Petoskey

Petoskey Rocks! is a Friday evening event in downtown Petoksey! This year marks its 4th season. Get out and enjoy all that downtown has to offer then stick around for a movie in the park at dark.

Visit the Downtown Petoskey website to view the theme of the evening, selected movie and approximate show times.

Friday, Jul 17, 2015

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park

Area Events
12 pm
Location: Pennsylvania Park

Pack a picnic and head to Pennsylvania Park in downtown Petoskey this summer for the Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park! Concerts are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon (weather permitting). For the full schedule of entertainment click here.

Friday, Jul 17 - 18, 2015

Street Legend Classic Car Show

Area Events
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

Take a walk through East Park in downtown Charlevoix and prepare to be amazed! Find all the details here.

Friday, Jul 17 - 18, 2015

Shay Days

Area Events
10 am To 3 pm
Location: Shay Park

Join the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society as they celebrate the life and work of  Ephraim Shay. Fun for the whole family, featuring small scale live steam locomotives in Shay Park, kids games and self-guided tours of the Shay Hexagon House, crafts at the Harbor Springs History Museum and more! Details here.

(Shay Park is the green space at Main and Judd streets)

Saturday, Jul 18, 2015

Harbor Springs Farmers Market

Area Events
9 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Harbor Springs

Stock your kitchen during the Harbor Springs Farmers Market - every Wednesday and Saturday morning, 9 am to 1 pm! Visit their Facebook page for details.

Musique at the Market happens from 10 am to noon each Wednesday and Saturday also! Local musicians perform for all the shoppers.

Saturday, Jul 18, 2015

Art in the Park

Area Events
10 am To 6 pm
Location: Downtown Petoskey

Peruse the artists from near and far for a wide variety of items from pottery to jewelry, from paintings to photographs, and much more!

For more information, click here.

Saturday, Jul 18, 2015

North American Indian Art Fair

Area Events
9 am To 4 pm

In the park next to Stafford's Pier Restaurant, showcasing culture, history and native American Indian tradition through the works of Native American artists and artisans. Featuring demonstrations of copper bowl making, wood spoon making, black ash basketry, natural dyes, beadwork and more. Read more here.

Saturday, Jul 18 - 25, 2015

Venetian Festival

Area Events
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

this local tradition began 85 years ago as a simple candle-lit boat parade. Now, it's grow into an entire week packed with fun - highlight the summer season in northern Michigan. There is something for everyone at every age! Read all about it here.

Sunday, Jul 19, 2015

Vespers Concert

Area Events
8 pm
Location: John M. Hall Auditorium - Bay View

A Bay View tradition since the 1800s! Enjoy vocal and instrumental music for the whole family. View the schedule of performances in Bay View here.

Monday, Jul 20, 2015

Moives in the Marina

Area Events
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

Enjoy an outdoor movie in downtown Charlevoix! Movies begin at dusk. View the schedule of movies here.

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park

Area Events
12 pm
Location: Pennsylvania Park

Pack a picnic and head to Pennsylvania Park in downtown Petoskey this summer for the Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park! Concerts are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon (weather permitting). For the full schedule of entertainment click here.

Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park

Area Events
12 pm
Location: Pennsylvania Park

Pack a picnic and head to Pennsylvania Park in downtown Petoskey this summer for the Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park! Concerts are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon (weather permitting). For the full schedule of entertainment click here.

Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015

Harbor Springs Farmers Market

Area Events
9 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Harbor Springs

Stock your kitchen during the Harbor Springs Farmers Market - every Wednesday and Saturday morning, 9 am to 1 pm! Visit their Facebook page for details.

Musique at the Market happens from 10 am to noon each Wednesday and Saturday also! Local musicians perform for all the shoppers.

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015

Music on Bidwell Plaza

Area Events
12:30 pm
Location: Bidwell Plaza

Enjoy a concert at Bidwell Plaza, Thursdays at 12:30 pm! All concerts are free and open to the public. View the schedule of musicians here.

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015

Charlevoix Summer Concert Series

Area Events
7 To 9 pm
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

Every Thursday from Memorial Day to Labor Day in Downtown Charlevoix's beautiful Odmark Performance Pavilion! Enjoy local, regional and nationwide musicians playing a variety of genres. View the schedule of musicians here.

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015

Street Musique

Area Events
7 To 9 pm
Location: Downtown Harbor Springs

Enjoy musical delights while strolling Main Street in downtown Harbor Springs - every Thursday evening from June 25 through August 27, 7 to 9 pm!

Visit the Harbor Springs Chamber of Commerce website for details.

Thursday, Jul 23 - 25, 2015

Bay View 'Ragtime' Musical

Area Events
8:30 am
Location: John M. Hall Auditorium - Bay View

Enjoy an evening out in Bay View - catch the show! Read about it here.

Thursday, Jul 23 - 26, 2015

Northern Michigan Antique Flywheelers Engine & Craft Show

Area Events

Fun for families of all ages! Enjoy the history, flea market, arts, crafts and music! Read more about it here.

Friday, Jul 24, 2015

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park

Area Events
12 pm
Location: Pennsylvania Park

Pack a picnic and head to Pennsylvania Park in downtown Petoskey this summer for the Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park! Concerts are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon (weather permitting). For the full schedule of entertainment click here.

Friday, Jul 24, 2015

Petoskey Farmers Market

Area Events
8:30 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Petoskey

Everything from organic meats to fresh fruits and vegetables and flowers! Visit Howard Street between Julienne Tomatoes and JCPenny's every Friday this summer to stock your kitchen. Learn more here.

Friday, Jul 24, 2015

Petoskey Rocks! & Movie in the Park at Dark

Area Events
Location: Downtown Petoskey

Petoskey Rocks! is a Friday evening event in downtown Petoksey! This year marks its 4th season. Get out and enjoy all that downtown has to offer then stick around for a movie in the park at dark.

Visit the Downtown Petoskey website to view the theme of the evening, selected movie and approximate show times.

Friday, Jul 24 - 26, 2015

Artisan's Market: Fiber, Fine Arts & Crafts

Area Events
Location: Castle Farms - Charlevoix

This annual event features unique garments and fiber-related items, one-of-a-kind art work, accessories, home decor, foods, candles, spices, jewelry and more. Be sure to take a tour of the castle! For more information, click here.

Friday, Jul 24 - 26, 2015

Little Traverse Yacht Club's Ugotta Regatta

Area Events
Location: Little Traverse Bay

Get out and watch some of the best sailboat racer in the county on Little Traverse Bay! For more information, click here.

Saturday, Jul 25, 2015

Harbor Springs Farmers Market

Area Events
9 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Harbor Springs

Stock your kitchen during the Harbor Springs Farmers Market - every Wednesday and Saturday morning, 9 am to 1 pm! Visit their Facebook page for details.

Musique at the Market happens from 10 am to noon each Wednesday and Saturday also! Local musicians perform for all the shoppers.

Saturday, Jul 25 - 26, 2015

Bay Harbor Arts Festival

Area Events
Location: Bay Harbor

Now in its 16th year, stop by to check out the high quality art. Learn more about the festival here.

Sunday, Jul 26, 2015

Vespers Concert

Area Events
8 pm
Location: John M. Hall Auditorium - Bay View

A Bay View tradition since the 1800s! Enjoy vocal and instrumental music for the whole family. View the schedule of performances in Bay View here.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015

Moives in the Marina

Area Events
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

Enjoy an outdoor movie in downtown Charlevoix! Movies begin at dusk. View the schedule of movies here.

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park

Area Events
12 pm
Location: Pennsylvania Park

Pack a picnic and head to Pennsylvania Park in downtown Petoskey this summer for the Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park! Concerts are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon (weather permitting). For the full schedule of entertainment click here.

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park

Area Events
12 pm
Location: Pennsylvania Park

Pack a picnic and head to Pennsylvania Park in downtown Petoskey this summer for the Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park! Concerts are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon (weather permitting). For the full schedule of entertainment click here.

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015

Harbor Springs Farmers Market

Area Events
9 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Harbor Springs

Stock your kitchen during the Harbor Springs Farmers Market - every Wednesday and Saturday morning, 9 am to 1 pm! Visit their Facebook page for details.

Musique at the Market happens from 10 am to noon each Wednesday and Saturday also! Local musicians perform for all the shoppers.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015

Music on Bidwell Plaza

Area Events
12:30 pm
Location: Bidwell Plaza

Enjoy a concert at Bidwell Plaza, Thursdays at 12:30 pm! All concerts are free and open to the public. View the schedule of musicians here.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015

Charlevoix Summer Concert Series

Area Events
7 To 9 pm
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

Every Thursday from Memorial Day to Labor Day in Downtown Charlevoix's beautiful Odmark Performance Pavilion! Enjoy local, regional and nationwide musicians playing a variety of genres. View the schedule of musicians here.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015

Street Musique

Area Events
7 To 9 pm
Location: Downtown Harbor Springs

Enjoy musical delights while strolling Main Street in downtown Harbor Springs - every Thursday evening from June 25 through August 27, 7 to 9 pm!

Visit the Harbor Springs Chamber of Commerce website for details.

Friday, Jul 31, 2015

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park

Area Events
12 pm
Location: Pennsylvania Park

Pack a picnic and head to Pennsylvania Park in downtown Petoskey this summer for the Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park! Concerts are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon (weather permitting). For the full schedule of entertainment click here.

Friday, Jul 31, 2015

Petoskey Farmers Market

Area Events
8:30 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Petoskey

Everything from organic meats to fresh fruits and vegetables and flowers! Visit Howard Street between Julienne Tomatoes and JCPenny's every Friday this summer to stock your kitchen. Learn more here.

Friday, Jul 31, 2015

Petoskey Rocks! & Movie in the Park at Dark

Area Events
Location: Downtown Petoskey

Petoskey Rocks! is a Friday evening event in downtown Petoksey! This year marks its 4th season. Get out and enjoy all that downtown has to offer then stick around for a movie in the park at dark.

Visit the Downtown Petoskey website to view the theme of the evening, selected movie and approximate show times.

Friday, Jul 31 - Saturday, Aug 1, 2015

50th Annual Sidewalk Sales

Area Events
Location: Downtown Petoskey

Enjoy bargains, entertainment, food and fun this downtown Petoskey tradition! Click here for all the details!