With summer starting to come to an end after August, residents of Northern Michigan want to get in as much fun in the sun as they can. Here are a few family friendly events near Bay Harbor you won’t want to miss!
August 2: Great Lakes Music Festival
This annual event is one not to miss. The 2018 Great Lakes Music Festival will feature the Drew Hale Band and Jake Allen. Both artists are from the Great Lakes Region and have played all over the U.S. Tickets are $20 at the newly opened Great Lakes Center for the Arts.
August 3: Matthew Morrison at the Great Lakes Center for the Arts
Emmy, Tony and Golden Globe-nominated star Matthew Morrison is coming to Bay Harbor! Morrison will be backed by his five-piece band and perform Broadway standards and numbers from his past productions. Head over to Center Stage at the GLCFA and enjoy an unforgettable performance.
August 10-12: Boyne City Pirate Fest
Get your best pirate costume ready for an entire weekend filled with great fun, buskers, Pirates, Schooners and stage entertainment. Watch the pirates invade the downtown (What downtown?) district on Friday and enjoy brunch on Sunday at Sommerset Pointe. There is something for everyone at this not to miss festival!
August 17-18: Petoskey’s Festival on the Bay
The 16th Annual Festival on the Bay is near! Every year, visitors enjoy great music inside the Entertainment Tent and a fun Children’s Area all weekend. Other activities include, a Cardboard Boat Race, The BIG Art Show, a Petting Zoo, a Volleyball tournament and so much more! Don’t forget to watch the million-dollar sunsets on Friday and Saturday nights.
August 30: The Bay Harbor Foundation’s Community Dinner
Be a part of something huge! Help Bay Harbor break a Guinness World Record for the “largest group of people breaking bread”! This will take place right on Main Street in Bay Harbor. Tickets are $35 and children 12 and under are free! Call 231.439.2700 for more information.
Located right in the heart of the action is Bay Harbor, a coastal resort and golf community that offers a lifestyle like no other. Encompassing 5 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, Bay Harbor is home to the area’s best amenities and lifestyles.) Families often enjoy boating, swimming, and fishing off the shores of Lake Michigan or walking or biking along the Little Traverse Wheeleway. The Bay Harbor Golf Club has been called “The Pebble Beach of the Midwest” and the Bay Harbor Yacht Club is known as the social centerpiece of the entire community. The Village at Bay Harbor offers lots of options for unique shopping and delicious dining. Residents here enjoy life to its fullest.
The coolest thing about this place is that the fun doesn’t have to end when the day does. Bay Harbor makes for a great place to stay a day, a week, or a lifetime. With more than 30 neighborhoods, Bay Harbor offers a wide array of homes and a price range to match your lifestyle. Visit ExploreBayHarbor.com to learn more about the local real estate opportunities and becoming a Bay Harbor neighbor. For those who want to visit and explore the possibility of ownership and membership, two outstanding hotel options are available within Bay Harbor. Check out the Inn at Bay Harbor and the Bay Harbor Village Hotel and start planning your dream.
No matter how long you stay, you’ll wish it could be longer. It’s not too late to plan your summer adventure today by requesting a complimentary copy of the 2018 edition of Explore Bay Harbor magazine. Through its pages, you’ll find information on the area, more local events and tips for planning your trip. Go to ExploreBayHarbor.com to find out more!