The Ultimate 2020 Guide of February Michigan Events

The ULTIMATE SOURCE of 2020 February Michigan events! Grab our 35 Boredom Zapping Ideas for things to do in Michigan! 

Destinations: Detroit, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Traverse City, Charlevoix, Houghton, Midland, South Haven, St. Joseph and more!  

Plan your February Michigan trip or vacation around our inspiring festivals and events! 

Yeah, I get it, it's winter.  It's cold. But so what? I mean, that's why you bought that super cute winter coat with the buttons that matches your favorite warm fuzzy gloves and fluffy scarf.  You DID plan to wear them outside, right? 

They want to be used!!!! So, bundle up, get outside and explore your favorite cities in the dead of winter.  Because who knows, you just might have a fantastic adventure!

February Michigan Events 2020

  • Soo International 500 Snowmobile Race-Sault Ste. Marie. January 27-February 1, 2020. Watch a fun snowmobile race just for kids!  Then it gets serious as professional drivers race their snowmobiles around a one mile track.
  • Ann Arbor Folk Festival-Hill Auditorum, Friday, January 31 and Saturday, February 1, 2020. Can you say banjo's, fiddles and double bass, oh my?! 
  • Downtown Kalamazoo Restaurant Week, January 31-February 9, 2020, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Michigan International Auto Show, DeVos place, Grand Rapids, January 30, 2020- February 2, 2020
  • North American Snow Festival, Cadillac, MI, 01/31/2020 to 02/01/2020, Speed Fishing Tournament on Lake Mitchell, chili cookoff, more!
  • Shadowfest, Charlevoix, February 1, 2020, 10:30 a.m. -5 p.m.
  • Ice, Wine, Beer and Blues-Downtown Marshall, Friday, February 2, 2020 beginning at 10 am there will shopping specials at downtown stores and ice carving will take place from 5 pm to 8 pm. Wine and beer tasting will begin at 6 p.m. at ten downtown business locations and will continue until 10 p.m. 
  • Mt. Clemens Ice Carving Show, 70 Macomb Place, Downtown Mt. Clemens. Jan 31, 2020 - Feb 02, 2020, Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Ice carving demos.  Oooh this sounds like a fun February Michigan thing to do!
  • Annual International 500 Snowmobile Race, Sault Ste. Marie, Saturday, February 1, 2020. Join thousands of drivers, sled heads, and snowmobile enthusiasts for the professional racing excitement of the annual International 500 Snowmobile Race! The I-500 is the world’s longest, fastest, toughest, and most-exciting oval race event. 
  • Alpenfrost, Gaylord, February 15, 2020, Soup cook off, Frosty K run, ice skating, beer festival!
  • Charlevoix Ground Hog Shadow Fest, Friday, February 1, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Candle Light Walks at Mt McSauba, Saturday, February 2, 2019, 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Candlelight walks, games, beer tent, soup and live music.
  • Ice Breaker Festival, South Haven, January 31st- February 2nd,  2020, Ice Sculptures, Chili Cook-off, Cardboard Sled Races, Pub Slide, outdoor ice skating, horse drawn wagon rides, s’mores roasting and so much more throughout downtown South Haven. What a cool February Michigan event!
  • Magic Ice Fest, St. Joseph, Friday 31st of January 2020 - Sunday 2nd of February 2020, Ice carving competitions, Fire and Ice Party, frozen fish toss, ice bowling.
  • Treetops Beer & Wine Festival, Gaylord, February 1, 2020, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm, $25-$45 per person, foods station and over 40 Michigan breweries.
  • Wine Not, Winter Wine FestivalSat, February 15, 2020, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Delta Hotels by Marriott Kalamazoo Conference Center, 2747 South 11th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, Over 100 wineries!
  • Annual Snow Party Hosted by the Portage Youth Advisory Committee,  Oakland Drive Park, Date TBD Sledding and a snowman building contest!  Build, decorate and bring your own cardboard sled!  Prizes for best-in-show for both contests, as well as the fastest cardboard sled!  
  • Winter Auto Swap Meet, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Expo Center,February 1-2, 2020.
  • Holland Outdoor Winter Market-first and third Saturdays Jan-April. Fill bags with winter squash, root vegetables and dried beans.
  • Michigan Tech Winter Carnival, Houghton, Date February 5-8, 2020.  This fantastic winter celebration features snow statues, broom ball, human ice bowling, comedy skits and a Queen coronation.  
  • Annual Detroit Camper RV Show, Feb 5, 2020, 2 PM – Feb 9, 2020, 6 PM, Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI, Check out more than 280 RV's, Campers, Motor homes and toy haulers.
  • Cupid's Undie Run, February 8, 2020 11 AM – 3 PM, Saint Andrew’s Hall, 431 E Congress St, Detroit, MI.  The only time of year that running around in your underwear won't get you arrested!  
  • Ice Carving Festival: Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission, County Farm Park, Date TBD, Area college ice carving teams compete using flamethrowers, chainsaws, and other tools to shape large blocks of ice. 
  • Old Town Chocolate Walk, Lansing, Date TBD
  • Valentine's Day Dinner, Henderson Castle, Kalamazoo, February 14, 15 and 16, 2020.  Perfect February Michigan dinner date possibility!
  • UP200, Marquette, February 13-17, 2020, Midnight run and sled dog races.


More February Michigan Events

    Romancing the Riesling, Sat, February 15, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM The Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City, 15900 Rue de Vin,  Traverse City, MI, View their website for a winery map. 
    Annual Train Show and Sale: Ann Arbor Model Railroad Club, February 15th and 16th, 2020, Saturday 10am - 4pm and Sunday 10am - 3pm, Saline Middle School, 7190 N. Maple, Saline. The Midwest's largest model railroad flea market, with more than 400 tables! This show draws model railroaders, collectors, and train buffs to display, trade, and sell model railroad equipment and memorabilia. There will be a kids' zone, displays of model trains and clinics.
    906 Polar RollFebruary 15 & 16, 2020, Marquette County's Winter Fat Tire Racing with a big after-party!
    West Michigan Home and Garden Show, March 5-8, 2020 Grand Rapids, Devos, 303 Monroe Ave, NW, Grand Rapids, MI.
    Snowshoe Sampler, February 16, 2020, Chippewa Nature Center, 400 South Badour Road, Midland, MI, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Free!!

    Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Beer Festival, Friday, February 21, 2020 - Saturday, February 22, 2020, Fifth Third Ball Park, Comstock Park (North of Grand Rapids).  Music, Ice Sculpting, Food Stands. Awesome February Michigan event!

    Michigan Nordic Fire Festival, Feb 28, 2020 – Mar 1, 2020, Lincoln Park, 615 W. Shepherd Street, Charlotte, Michigan 48813

    Great Lakes Comic-Con, February 21, 2020 (5-9 p.m.) - February 22, 2020 (10 a.m. -6 p.m.)  Macomb Community College, 14500 E. 12 Mile Road, Warren.  Love super heroes, comic books, cosplay and pop culture?  
    Traverse City Restaurant Week,  February 23, 2020 - March 1, 2020, Participating restaurants will offer three-course meals for $25 or $35 per person. This is your chance to experience the culinary wonders of the region at an affordable price! 
    Detroit Restaurant Week is February 23-March 3, 2020.  Detroit Restaurant Week is celebration of fantastic dining showcasing locally-sourced, specially-designed three-course meals and several other exciting menu options. This sounds like a perfectly tasty February Michigan event!
    Nastar Midwest Championships, Crystal Mountain, February 29, 2020 - March 1, 2020.  The winners will be awarded prize money.

ONGOING:

  • Black Star Farms Premium Wine and Cheese Tasting, Jan -Apr, 2020

We hope you enjoyed these February Michigan events!  We would love it if you shared some of your February Michigan ideas below!

 

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Event Centers in Michigan

Still bored? Don't forget to check these Michigan event centers/theaters/auditoriums across Michigan for concerts, events, shows or comedy entertainment! 

Here are a few Michigan event centers to inspire you!  

  • Cobo Hall-Detroit
  • Midland Center for the Arts-Midland
  • Dow Gardens-Midland
  • Kalamazoo State Theatre
  • Fire Keepers Casino
  • Soaring Eagle Casino-Mt. Pleasant
  • Wings Event Center-Kalamazoo
  • Miller Auditorium-Kalamazoo
  • Civic Auditorium-Kalamazoo
  • Chenery Auditorium-Kalamazoo
  • Kellogg Arena-Battle Creek
  • LMC Mendel Center-Benton Harbor
  • Franke Center for the Arts-Marshall
  • The Bob-Grand Rapids
  • Van Andel-Grand Rapids
  • Devos Place-Grand Rapids
  • Dow Event Center-Saginaw


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