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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

2015 EVENT SCHEDULE (All events take place at Fairgrounds Unless Noted)

                    Thursday, August 6th

7am-3pm     Township Fire Department Tours
6pm-10pm   BINGO

                     Friday, August 7th

7am-3pm  Township Fire Department Tours

8am  Pickleball Tournament (School Basketball Court)

2pm-7pm  M22 Road Rally/Scavenger Hunt

2pm-7pm  Arts and Crafts

2pm-3pm  Free Harmonica Lessons

3pm-7pm  Craft Beer Tasting (Presented by Portage Lake Association)

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

7pm-9pm  Cousin Curtiss Concert

9pm-11pm  Teen Dance (Admission fee)

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

                     Saturday, August 8th

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

8am  Pickleball Tournament (School Basketball Court)

8am - 10am  Portage lake Watershed Display (Village Park)

8am-11am  Breakfast - All You Can Eat (Presented by Onekama Lions Club)

8:30am  1Mile Fun Run

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

9am  5K Run & Walk (Village Park)

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

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

9am-1pm  Paddleboard Demo (Village Park) 

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

10am-6pm  Arts and Crafts

10am  Nature Walk with Josh Shields (Glen Park)

10am-Dusk  Helicopter Rides

11am-1pm  Trinity Lutheran Salad Luncheon

11am  Shuffleboard Tournament (Portage Point Inn)

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

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

1pm-2pm  Music by Tucker Laws
2pm-11pm  Food, Beer and Pop

2pm-4pm  Kids Games and Activities Including Meet & Greet Stock Car Racers

2pm-3pm  Puppet Show with Joanne Schroeder

3pm-4pm  Music by Gordon Armstrong & Friends

4pm-7pm  Grilled Steak Dinner

7pm-10pm  Sanctioned Stock Car Racing

9pm-12am  Dance featuring Live Music by Lou Thunder Band (Village Park) 

                     Sunday, August 9th

8am-11am  Breakfast, All You Can Eat

8am-11am  Children's Vision Screening

10am-2pm  Helicopter Rides

10am-4pm  Arts & Crafts Show

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

1pm-4pm  Food Wagon & Beer Tent 

2pm-3:30pm  Scottville Clown Band Concert

3:30pm  Lions Raffle After Party

3:30pm  Big Fish Contest Winners

                     Monday, August 10th

7pm  Concert in the Park featuring Peter, Paul & Mary Flashback (Village Park presented by Portage Lake Association)