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These are some of our premier events in Manistee County that take place throughout the year. These events showcase our top attractions and encompass the “Pure Michigan” spirit!  We hope you join us this year for one (or more) of our signature Manistee County events!

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Manistee’s Sesquicentennial

February 27 - December 31

2019 marks the 150th anniversary (or sesquicentennial) of this event and to mark the celebration, the Manistee County Historical Museum, along with other area businesses and organizations, is hosting a variety of events throughout the year that will help in honoring the past 150 years. Wednesday, February 27, 2019 – “Fun with the Founding Fathers” Where: Elks Lodge (located at 432 River Street) Time: 5:30 p.m. Cost: $20 (Tickets now on sale) Discover how the City of Manistee became incorporated. The…

Brethren Days

August 30 - September 1

**All events take place at the Dickson Township Park on Coates Hwy, unless otherwise noted below** The Village of Brethren is located in Dickson Township about 15 miles east of Manistee, in the Manistee National Forest. Brethren Days is held over Labor Day weekend. Events usually include bands, High Bridge Hustle 5k run/walk, arts and crafts show, cardboard boat race on Lake Elinor, coed softball tournament, and fireworks. All events take place in Dickson Twp. Park, unless otherwise stated. Friday,…

Laborfest

August 31

Join us for an end of summer beach bash! Hosted by the Salt City Rock & Blues, non-profit organization, for the express benefit of constructing a public amphitheater between First Street Beach and Douglas Park. The LaborFest is a celebration of the region's rich industrial history and the laborers who support the Salt, Lumber & Sand industries. This year's event will kick-off with a parade from the Armory Center to First Street Beach, where family events will be taking place…

Minnehaha Brewhaha

August 31

The highlight of Labor Day weekend in northern Manistee County, Minnehaha Brewhaha pairs craft beer, music and local food. 2019 will mark their second annual event which promises to be even bigger than their first. All of the proceeds will go to the Ronald Stoops Memorial Scholarship Fund at Interlochen Center for the Arts.

Hops and Props on the River

September 21

A Signature Manistee Event featuring classic wooden boats and Michigan Craft beer, cider and wine. Taste your way through over 100 beers from 35 Michigan Breweries, an assortment of Classic Century Boats, as well as new boats to get you out on the water while listening to great local music.  To learn about the new breweries, live music, boats and more, visit their all new event website here.

Victorian Sleighbell Parade & Old Christmas Weekend

December 5 - December 8

Step back in time as you take part in one of Michigan’s most unique holiday celebrations.  An entire weekend of excitement including the Victorian Sleighbell Parade with horse drawn entries, bagpipers, reindeer meet and greet and carolers elegantly dressed in Victorian style attire. The highlights of the parade are the draft horses pulling a 30 foot Christmas tree down River Street followed by a beautiful display of luminaries, caroling, and the lighting of the tree. The entire Old Christmas Weekend…

Manistee Tour of Homes

July 18, 2020

The July 20th, 2020 Manistee Tour of Homes is brought to you by, The Lakeside Club of Manistee, coming together for good since 1885.  Members of the Lakeside Club gather monthly the majority of the year to share fellowship and intellectual-cultural stimulation. The Lakeside Club supports various non-profit organizations within the Manistee area with the proceeds of its major fundraisers. Pre-Tour Sites: 10:0am - 1:00pm Olde Kirke Museum, S.S. City of Milwaukee City of Manistee Firehall Tour of Homes  & Gardens…

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