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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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Sparkle in the Park

November 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - December 31, 2019 @ 10:00 pm

Join us for the 15th Annual Sparkle in the Park, a partnership between the Bear Lake Promoters and the Bear Lake Village Council.  In its 15th year, Sparkle in the Park features more than 60,000 lights set up in nearly 50 holiday displays from Thanksgiving weekend through New Year's Day. The lighted displays include angels, Christmas trees, Santa and his reindeer, a salute to troops, snowmen, various animals and several Christmas scenes, all arranged in Bear Lake's lakeside Hopkins Park.…

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…

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…

Frostbite Saturday

February 15, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us Downtown Manistee for some of the best tasting chili around on Saturday, February 15, 3-5:30pm. *Participants will be announced at a later date - Stay tuned!* 2020 Sponsors: The Ideal Kitchen, Moving Spirits and Ramsdell Inn & TJ’s Pub

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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