Events Calendar

The Petoskey area hosts a variety of events, including our favorite special events list to the left that we look forward to every year!

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63rd Annual Lilac Festival
June 8th - 17th, 2012
Office: Festivals/Fairs/Parades
Location: Mackinac Island
Flowers, food, games and parades commemorate these scented flowers all week long on historic Mackinac Island. Visit www.mackinacislandlilacfestival.org for more information.
Young Americans Northern Michigan Concert Series
June 8th - 17th, 2012
Office: Cultural/Art Event
(Sun. Fri. Sat. )
Location: Northern Michigan
always a delight – this talented group of young people will have you singing and clapping along with them. Come join in the fun of the Young American’s Golden 50 years! Shows include June 8th 9th – Cheboygan Opera House at 7:30pm for tickets call 231-627-5841, June 10th – Harbor Springs Performing Arts Center, 4pm and 7:30pm, June 15th – Bay View Auditorium, 7:30pm, June 16th – Boyne City High School, 7:30pm and June 17th – Charlevoix High School, 7:30pm. For tickets call 231-526-3152. For more information visit www.youngamericans.org
Boyne City Farmers Market
June 8th - October 31st, 2012
Office: Farmers Market
(Wed. Sat. )
8 am to Noon
Location: in Veteran's Park
From the garden to your table - it doesn't get any fresher than this. Come browse in our lovely town on the shore of Lake Charlevoix.
June 9th - October 31st, 2012
Office: Family Fun
(Sun. Sat. )
Noon to 4 pm
Location: Pond Hill Farm - Harbor Springs

Every Satruday and Sunday through October 31st, enjoy a fun filled hayride around the farms fields, pastures, vineyard, forests and ponds. Includes a stop at teh Trout Pond to feed the fish! $4 per person. Kids 2 and under are free.

Phone: 231.526.3276
East Jordan Freedom Festival
June 14th - 17th, 2012
Office: Festivals/Fairs/Parades
Location: East Jordan

Something for each member of the family or group. Four days of music, food and fun.

29th Annual - Petoskey Soccer Tournament
June 15th - 17th, 2012
Office: Sports
Location: Click Road and River Road Soccer Fields

The Petoskey Youth Soccer Association offers a competitive soccer tournament in a variety of age groups at various locations on Click and River Roads in Petoskey. Don't miss the opportunity to play in Northern Michigan.

10th Annual In-Water Boat Show
June 15th - 17th, 2012
Office: Festivals/Fairs/Parades
Location: Bay Harbor

Join us at the Bay Harbor Lake Marina. This year's show will feature in-water displays from personal water craft to luxury yachts as well as on-land displays.

Friday 3pm - 8 pm, Saturday 10am - 8 pm and Sunday 10am - 3 pm

Historic Festival & Taste of the North
June 16th, 2012
Office: Festivals/Fairs/Parades
Time: 10 am
Location: Bay Front Park - Little Traverse Historical Museum

For years, families have enjoyed the festivities as beautiful Bayfront Park plays host to Petoskey’s Historic Festival. Each June hundreds of people descend upon the historic train depot and enjoy the ever popular “Taste of the North” as they sample a wide assortment of offerings from popular local restaurants. Lake Michigan provides a breathtaking backdrop for the festival.

Local musicians and performers entertain throughout the day. A wide range of activities for families and children keep folks busy for hours. The Little Traverse Historical Society will once again sponsor a silent auction

Y - Sunrise Breakfast
June 16th, 2012
Office: Fundraiser/Volunteer Opportunity
Location: PYSA Soccer Fields - Click Rd.

Please join the The Y for a Sunrise Breakfast at Click Road and support the YMCA of Northern Michigan on Saturday & Sunday, June 16 & 17, 7 am to 11 am. Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs & Sausage Breakfast for $7! Under the Big Red & White Tent. Takes place at the Click Road Soccer Complex during the PYSA Soccer Tournament.

8th Annual - Pink Ribbon Bike Ride
June 16th, 2012
Office: Fundraiser/Volunteer Opportunity
Location: Charlevoix
This is a “Pedaling for a Purpose” event in memory of Kathleen McDonald and an annual event raising funds for breast cancer support programs from Charlevoix to Boyne City. You can choose to ride 7, 20, 42 or 65 miles. Visit www.bike4cancer.org for more information.  
10th Annual Bike4BreastCancer Ride
June 16th, 2012
Office: Fundraiser/Volunteer Opportunity
Time: 7 am
Location: Veterans Park - Boyne City

The 2012 Pink Ribbon Ride will take place at Veteran's Park, located in downtown Boyne City. You can bike 7, 20, 42 or 55 miles in this event which helps to rais runds for breast cancer programs offered through Northern Michigan Regional Hospital and Charlevoix Area Hospital Foundations. For more information visit www.bike4breastcancer.org

Char-Em 10th Annual Bike4Breast Cancer Ride
June 16th, 2012
Office: Fundraiser/Volunteer Opportunity
Location: Veterans Park, Boyne City

Support local breast cancer programs while enjoying the Pink Ribbon Ride! Prizes for highest individual fundraising efforts.


  • 7 am - 55 mile Registration
  • 7:30 to 9 am - 42, 20, 7 mile Registration
  • Show and Go Start
  • Lunch beginning at 12:15 pm for Riders and Volunteers

Pre-ride registration is $30 per cyclist or $30 minimum in sponsorships/$50 per family - 2 adults (children 13 and under included)

On-site registration is $35 per cyclist/$60 per family

Registration available online at www.bike4breastcancer.org


Contact Information:
Bike4Breast Cancer, Inc
Phone: (231) 709-8714
Adopt-a-Thon for LTBHS
June 16th, 2012
Office: Fundraiser/Volunteer Opportunity
10am to 1pm
Location: Dave Kring Chevrolet Cadillac

Find your new best friend at Dave Kring Chevrolet Cadillac from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 16!

Little Traverse Bay Humane Society will have kittens, cats and dogs available for adoption. With your help, every animal can find a loving, forever home!
In addition to popcorn, face painting, hotdogs, chips and more, Dave Kring Chevrolet Cadillac will generously donate $50 toward each adoption.
Dave Kring Chevrolet Cadillac is located at 1861 US 31 North in Petoskey. For more information, please call 231.347.2396 or visit www.ltbhs.com.
Phone: 231.347.2396
Summer Solstice Art Show
June 16th - 17th, 2012
Office: Cultural/Art Event
Location: Charlevoix

The 14th Annual Summer Solstice Art Show will take place downtown Charlevoix at East Park. Show hours are Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm. The show features quality art displayed on the shores of scenic Round Lake Harbor. 

18th Annual - Petoskey Sand Dig Beach Volleyball Tournament
June 16th - 17th, 2012
Office: Sports
Location: Petoskey State Park

Where better to play volleyball than on one of the most beautiful beaches in northern Michigan?  Join in the fun and chances to win cash and prizes at this, the longest running Beach Volleyball Tournament in northern Michigan, at the Petoskey State Park! Visit www.petoskey.us to register. This will be a great time whether you're playing or just watching the excitement!

Harbor Springs Farmers Market
June 16th - September 1st, 2012
Office: Farmers Market
(Wed. Sat. )
9 am to 1 pm
Location: Main Street - Harbor Springs

The Harbor Springs Farmers' Market will run every Saturday and Wednesday until Labor Day.  After Labor Day it will be open on Saturdays until mid-October, weather and supplies permitting.  This year there will be several new vendors offering a larger variety of locally grown and produced products.  Stop by while vacationing in this lovely lakeside community. For more information contact Market Master Cyndi Kramer at 231.330.5575.





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