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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

2016 EVENT SCHEDULE (All events take place at Fairgrounds Unless Noted)

                    Thursday, August 4th

7am-3pm     Township Fire Department Tours

6pm-10pm   BINGO

                     Friday, August 5th

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 6th

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 7th

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 8th

7pm  Concert in the Park featuring CEYX Rock & Roll from the 50's-90's (Village Park presented by Portage Lake Association)