The Petoskey area hosts a variety of events, including our favorite special events list to the left that we look forward to every year!
Join us this summer in downtown Petoskey's Pennsylvania Park Gazebo for the 2012 season of concerts! Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
* Due to incliment weather the concert will then take place at the Crooked Tree Arts Center
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.
Enjoy an energy filled evening with the Young Americans. for more information visit www.youngamericans.org For tickets call 231.526.3152.
Petoskey will once again be celebrating the 4th of July with a wonderful parade, entertainment at the waterfront immediately following, and then the fireworks display at dusk.
Parade - 6 pm
Line-up starts at Petoskey High School - at 5:15pm. The parade route is as follows - Hill St. to Kalamazoo to Mitchell St. to Petoskey St. to Lake St. ending at the gazebo in Pennsylvania Park.
If you are interested in putting an entry into the parade, please click here to obtain a parade application.
Live Music - 7 pm
There will be live music featuring the Jelly Roll Blues Band at the Midway Commons area of Bayfront Park.
Ice Cream Social - 7 to 9 pm
Ice cream social at the Little Traverse History Museum
Vintage Baseball Exhibition - 7:30 pm
The Petoskey Mossbacks will be giving us a taste of yesteryear with a vintage baseball exhibition at the Ed White Field in Bayfront Park
Dusk (approx. 10:30pm)
Fireworks over Little Traverse Bay
Join us as we celebrate the 4th of July with our Bay Harbor Main Street Parade which is as unique as it is fun! See decorated GEM cars and amazing costumes parade down Main Street. Also featuring the amazing sounds of the Petoskey High School Marching Band. Lots of fun and candy for the kids too!
The Bay View Music Festival's patriotic blow-out featuring faculty artists and introducing the newest resident ensemble, Spectrum Brass, at 8 pm. Your favorite patriotic songs, military service medley, and American composers, all finished well in advance of the fireworks display! Tickets are $12 for adults, children under 18 are admitted free of charge. Hall Auditorium is located at 1725 Encampment Avenue, Bay View.
The Petoskey Steel Drum Band will be performing in the annual 4th of July parade beginning at 6 pm, they will then travel to the Perry Hotel and perform on the veranda starting at 7:30 pm.