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Onekama Days

August 3 - August 7

Since 1973 this “Two Lake Town” has been entertaining its residents, both year-round and seasonally as well as thousands of guests from the surrounding area with the Annual Onekama Days Celebration! Always on the First full weekend of August, Onekama welcomes you with a series of activities including: Art Exhibits, Dancing, Live Music, Bake Sales, Arts and Crafts, Dinners, Activities for Kids, Exceptional Fireworks over Portage Lake and the Grand Parade!

Onekama Lions Raffle….$6,250 in Cash Prizes with 44 Winners
Only 500 tickets sold…$25 each
Contact 231.889.4870

2017 EVENT SCHEDULE (All events take place at Fairgrounds Unless Noted)

Thursday, August 3rd

7am-3pm: Township Fire Department Tours

6pm-10pm: BINGO

Friday, August 4th

8am:  Township Fire Department Tours

2pm-7pm:  M22 Road Rally/Scavenger Hunt

4pm – 9pm: Pickleball Round Robin Tournament (School Basketball Court)

5pm-7pm:  Craft Beer Tasting (Presented by Portage Lake Association)

5pm-7pm: Pig Out for Scholarship Pig Roast (Presented by Portage Lake Association)

6pm – 11pm: Food Wagon & Beer Tent

7pm-10pm:  Cousin Curtiss Concert

8pm:  Stock Car Races & Lightning Sprints

Dusk:  Portage Lake Fireworks (Sponsored by Portage Lake Association and Onekama Lions Club)

Saturday, August 5th

7am-4pm:  Fresh Hot Doughnuts and Coffee  (Village Park)

8am-12pm:  Breakfast – All You Can Eat (With Children’s Vision Screening)

8:30am:  1Mile Fun Run

8:30am:  Warren Vaughn Doubles Tennis Tournament (Onekama School Tennis Courts)

9am:  5K Run & Walk (Village Park, Benefits Onekama Athletic Boosters)

9am-12pm:  Congregational Church Bake Sale (Congregational Church)

9am-2pm:  Portage Lake Garden Club Trinkets and Treasures Sale (Next to Library/Farr Center)

9am-1pm:  Paddleboard Demo (Village Park)

9am – 1pm: Trinity Lutheran Farmers Market, Bake Sale & Craft Sale (at Church)

9am-3pm:  Classic Car Show (Village Park)

10am-7pm:  Arts and Crafts

11am-1pm:  Trinity Lutheran Salad Luncheon

11:30am-2:30pm:  Onekama Parks Appreciation Day (North Point Park)

11:30am-1:30pm:  Sharks in the Park (All of Onekama Parks)

1pm-3pm:  Boat Wash (DNR Launch Site)

2pm-11pm:  Food Wagon & Beer Tent

3pm-5pm:  Live Music

3pm:  Whiffle Ball Games for All Ages (School Lawn)

5pm-8pm:  Grilled Steak Dinner

8pm-10pm:  Demolition Derby

9pm-12am”  Dance Party featuring Live Music by Lou Thunder & The Rainmakers (Village Park)

Sunday, August 6th

8am-11am  Breakfast, All You Can Eat

8am-11am  Children’s Vision Screening (Fairgrounds, with Breakfast)

10am-5pm  Arts & Crafts Show

1pm  Grand Parade (From Village Park to Dyke Street)

1pm-4pm  Food Wagon & Beer Tent 

2pm Belle Suite Concert

3:30pm  Lions Raffle After Party

3:30pm  Big Fish Contest Winners

Monday, August 7th

7pm  Concert in the Park (Village Park presented by Portage Lake Association)


August 3
August 7
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Onekama, MI
Portage Ave
Onekama, MI 49675 United States
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