As we take time this Memorial Day to reflect on the sacrifices made by the brave men and women who have served our country, we are thankful to call this corner of the mitten our home. Lets all take this time to enjoy our friends, families and loved ones – and remember why this is all possible! Here are some of our favorite ways to spend Memorial Weekend in northern Michigan!
Sidewalk Sales in Bay Harbor
Friday, May 22 – Monday, May 25
Stroll the Village of Bay Harbor and enjoy sidewalk sales.
Wild Flower Walks in Bay View
Saturdays in May, 2:30 to 4:30 pm
Join Bay View Association’s Woods Advisory Committee for a series of walks every Saturday in May! This event is free and weather-permitting.
Annual Memorial Weekend Pageant in Mackinaw City
Saturday, May 23 – Monday, May 25
Celebrate the area’s rich history with this free event – the Fort Michilimackinac Re-enactment Pageant!
Tour the Icebreaker Mackinaw Coast Guard Ship
Take a tour through the ‘Queen of the Great Lakes’ in Mackinaw, open for public tours.
Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk
Pack up the whole family to enjoy pancakes at the American Legion, 5K run/walk, parade and waterfront ceremony. Pre-register online or in person at The Outfitter. Day-of registration at Zorn Park at 7:30 am. 100% of the entry fee will be donated to the Harbor Springs Food Pantry.
Memorial Day Parades & Services
Click here to view parade and service times and activities in Boyne City, Charlevoix, East Jordan, Harbor Springs, Indian River, Mackinaw City & Petoskey.
What do you plan to do over this holiday weekend? View a full calendar of events here.