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New Year's Eve at the Crooked Tree Arts Center

December 31st, 2023 (Tentative)

Music, art, food, and fun all come together for a terrific family event celebrating the New Year at the Crooked Tree Arts Center in downtown Petoskey. 

This Northern Michigan event is alcohol free and designed for all ages. Participants can choose from a variety of activities and move throughout them all evening. Tickets are $5 for Kids age 2-18, $10 for Adults, and kids under age 2 get in free. Purchase them at

The event is generally held from 5-9pm at the corner of Division and Mitchell Streets in downtown Petoskey.

Here are the activities that are typically held:

Inside Crooked Tree Arts Center

461 E. Mitchell St., Petoskey

  • Live music on the main stage featuring Levitator
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Magic Shows
  • Dance Workshops
  • Pottery workshops
  • Pizza, salad, and pasta buffet from Mancino’s

Outside on the Bidwell Plaza

  • DJ & Dancing
  • Fire Pits & S’mores Kits Sponsored by the Petoskey District Library
  • Chili & Vegetarian Chili Tent with Parkside Deli
  • Cookies, Coffee, & Cocoa

At the Petoskey District Library

500 E. Mitchell St., Petoskey

  • Live Music
  • Photos with Mo Willem’s “Pigeon”
  • Board Games, Card Games, & Video Games
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Papermaking & Buttonmaking

The highlight of the evening is the “Midnight at 9” ball drop on Division Street!

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For more information on the Crooked Tree Arts Center New Year’s Eve Party, please contact:

Crooked Tree Arts Center

461 E. Mitchell St.
Petoskey, MI 49770

(231) 347-4337

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