Photo by Crooked Tree Arts Center
Beautiful Petoskey in Northern Michigan offers fun events and festivals that have something for everyone. From open houses to wine tastings and music events to a great New Year’s Eve Party, you’ll never be bored in Petoskey!
Celebrate the winter at Petoskey’s Winter Carnival! This annual event includes a chocolate walk, cardboard sled workshops, kids activities, ice carving, a hockey charity event, youth sledding contest, ice skating exhibitions, and much more! It’s held right downtown and is put on in partnership with the long-running Winter Sports Park Winter Carnival.
Celebrating the Fourth of July in Petoskey is a time-honored tradition that has been taking place for decades. Petoskey is a favorite on the Fourth for locals and visitors, alike, because of it’s beautiful beaches, downtown shops, and more.
Petoskey’s annual Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting begins with family activities in Pennsylvania Park at 5 pm, which is followed by a festive evening parade. Activities include cookie decorating
, letters to Santa, a photo area, and more. The parade begins at 6pm and features thePetoskey High School Marching Band, Santa Claus, and many other entries.
This fun, affordable family event includes music, art, food, and fun and all to celebrate the New Year at the Crooked Tree Arts Center in downtown Petoskey and is alcohol free so it’s designed for all ages. There are activities going on inside the Crooked Tree Arts Center, just outside it at the Bidwell Plaza, and nearby at the Petoskey District Library.
The holiday season in Northern Michigan includes Christmas tree lightings, decorated stores, parades, merchant open houses, and more.
Calendar of Events for Northern Michigan- Harbor Springs, Petoskey, Boyne City, Mackinac Island, Mackinaw City, and more!