You can find performances almost any night of the week in Northern Michigan with music by area musicians as well as professionals.
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Spring in Northern Michigan
The snow melts, the ground thaws, the days grow longer, the temperature rises and spring is here. The flowers come up from the ground, the trillium blanket the woods, and morels are just asking to be picked.
The bikes and the golf clubs are dusted off. Boots change to walking shoes. A perfect beach day sneaks in between two chilly days. Northern Michigan appreciates spring after a long winter and as the grass begins to turn green, shop keepers and hotel owners are sprucing up their places of businesses. Another season is about to begin!
This 25-year-old rite of spring in Northern Michigan is a bike ride from the Zoo Bar at Boyne Highlands, Harbor Springs, to Mackinaw City.
At this Boyne City festival, hundreds of mushroom lovers from around the country come to seek that elusive delicacy-the marvelous morel.
There are many Easter Egg Hunts and activities to be enjoyed by families throughout Northern Michigan each spring.
The Fort Michilimackinac Historical Reenactment Pageant in Mackinaw City is the U.S.’ longest running free Memorial Day historical program.
Northern Michigan grows the best. Our Farmers Markets are open from late spring to fall, from cherries, to potatoes, to sweet corn, and more.
Activities & Attractions in Northern Michigan
Little Traverse Conservancy protects land and scenic areas and provides opportunities for all of us to appreciate the environment.
Arch Rock is a geologic wonder on Mackinac Island and stands 146′ over the Lake Huron shoreline- nearly 15 stories tall.
Acres and acres of Northern Michigan are abloom with trillium during May, only adding to the beauty of spring Up North!
Historic Mill Creek Discover Park has 625 acres along Lake Huron, 3.5 miles of hiking trails, a reconstructed saw mill, mill dam, and more.
Petoskey State Park is one of the premier destinations for campers and outdoor lovers and is tucked away between Petoskey and Harbor Springs.
Spring brings lots of outdoor activities to Northern Michigan but one often ends up on pancakes: making maple syrup.
The National Shrine of the Cross in the Woods is a 55′ x 22′ redwood cross cut from one redwood tree and with a 28′ tall bronze crucifix.
The Charlevoix Circle of Arts is a vibrant, cultural center in downtown Charlevoix that presents six major visual exhibits annually.
Built during World War II to haul heavy materials during the winter, the Icebreaker Mackinaw was in service for 62 years then became a museum.
With woods, dunes, and frozen lakes, the trails near Charlevoix and Boyne City are the places to cross country ski from December-March.