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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!

Summertime is one of the best times of the year to be in Northern Michigan. Especially with the Grand Opening of the Great Lakes Center for the Arts only a few days away! Here are a few events you won’t want to miss at the Great Lakes Center for the Arts and around Bay Harbor.

June 30- July 7: National Cherry Festival

Located in Traverse City, the National Cherry Festival is a Michigan favorite! Dan + Shay, Three Days Grace, and Sheryl Crow are just a few of the many artists lined up to perform this week. There will be plenty of family fun and of course delicious cherries.

July 3: Bay Harbor 4th of July Celebration

Come down to the Village at Bay Harbor and enjoy an amazing show by the Petoskey Steel Drum Band, as well as activities for the kids. Fireworks will display over Bay Harbor Lake at dusk. Come and get your seat on the lawn early, as it’s always a spectacular show in Bay Harbor for fireworks night.

July 7 & 8: GLCFA Grand Opening Gala and Community Open House

This historic event is not one to miss. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Rachel Gold, and Interlochen Festival Choir are just a few of the performances on this special night. Get your tickets now! On July 8, the GLCFA is opening its doors to the whole community for FREE starting at 1pm.

July 14: The Stars of The Joffrey Ballet

One of America’s cultural jewels, the Joffrey Ballet expresses a unique perspective on dance. This event is sold out at the Great Lakes Center for the Arts, but you get on the waitlist! Call 231.439.2610 to be added!

July 27 & 28: 19th Annual Bay Harbor Arts Festival

You won’t want to miss this waterfront event with something for everyone to enjoy! Try one-of-a-kind high-quality foods and artisan items. Check out the broad away of art that is displayed throughout the festival from 10am-6pm right in the Village at Bay Harbor.

Located right in the heart of all these special events is Bay Harbor, a coastal resort community that offers a great place to stay for a day, a week or a lifetime. No matter how long, you’ll wish it could be longer. 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. Residents here enjoy life to its fullest.

The Village at Bay Harbor offers lots of options for unique shopping and delicious dining. If you’re here visiting, stay at one of the spectacular Bay Harbor hospitality venues: the Inn at Bay Harbor or the Bay Harbor Village Hotel. Both call for the perfect stay.

Planning your summer adventure today by requesting a complimentary copy of Explore Bay Harbor magazine. Through its pages, you’ll find information on the area, more information on local events like these and tips for planning your trip.

Residential opportunities are available in more than 30 unique neighborhoods. Visit ExploreBayHarbor.com to learn more about the local real estate opportunities and becoming a Bay Harbor neighbor.