Festivities in Bay Harbor, Northern Michigan

Welcome the fall weather with your family and friends at the exciting October festivals in Northern Michigan. With so much to choose from, there is something for everyone at these events. The area offers a fall experience like no other – here are some of the local favorites.

Saturday, October 7-8: Fort Fright Night at Michilimackinac

Get in the Halloween spirit in Mackinaw City at the Fort Fright Night. You will encounter all kinds of legendary characters that roam the streets for the night.

Saturday, October 7: Harbor Springs Brew Festival

Choose from 100 craft beers and ciders while looking out on the beautiful Harbor Springs waterfront at the 3rd Annual Harbor Springs Brew Festival. Make sure to get your complimentary drink with your ticket purchase. (Must be 21+ to attend).

Sunday, October 15: Apple Fest

Warm up with some apple cider and baked goods in Charlevoix at the Apple Fest. There will be plenty of fun family activities and contests that you won’t want to miss out on.

Friday, October 27: Haunted Halloween Dinner

Treat yourself to a scarily good dinner at the Haunted Halloween Dinner in Downtown Petoskey. You can work up an appetite after taking a ghost tour around the haunted downtown area.

Tuesday, October 31: Trunk R Treat

Get your costumes and candy bags ready for the last event of October! The Village at Bay Harbor is providing this classic Halloween event for everyone from 4-5pm. Stores on Main Street will be giving out goodies for the kids. Come dressed in your best Halloween costume for a spooky-good time. Stop by The Grille, our new waterfront casual dining spot, after all the fun.

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