March Michigan Events and Things to Do | by Sherry Trautman | Traveling Michigan at travel-mi.com
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Traverse City Restaurant Week, February 28 - March 7, 2021, Participating restaurants will offer three-course meals for affordable prices. This is your chance to experience the culinary wonders of the region at a great price!
Detroit Restaurant Week 2021 cancelled. 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 March Michigan event!
Michigan Nordic Fire Festival, (2021 Cancelled) Feb 25-27, 2022, Lincoln Park, 615 W. Shepherd Street, Charlotte, Michigan. Food, drink, artillery, reenactments, sword fighting, speakers, ship burning bon fire, fire performers, more! Put this Michigan event on your list of fun things to do in Michigan for couples night!
Butterflies Are Blooming, Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline NE, Grand Rapids, MI-Date March 1- April 30, 2021, Be wowed by 7000 tropical Butterflies of 50 different species! We love to the bridges over the small streams and the cactus exhibits! Be sure to grab lunch in their cafe, it's actually great food! Perfect west Michigan event!
Milford Maple Syrup Events – Dates TBD. Maple’s Sweet Story, Kensington Metropark – 4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI. 11 am-2:30 pm.
Take a guided walk through the farm’s Sugar Bush, learn how to pick the correct tree and see how maple trees are tapped and sap is collected. Visit the Sugar Shack to see and smell the sap being boiled down into maple sugar. Taste a sample of maple syrup at the end of the tour. Pancakes and tours. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required for these events.
Butterflies In Bloom, Dow Gardens Midland, MI, 1809 Eastman Ave, Midland, MI-March - April 2021 DATES TBD, Enjoy colorful butterflies from around the world as they emerge from their chrysalis and fly around the tropically environment. Tip for photographers (trust me, I've been here several times): It's best to call ahead to see if a school group is planned the day you wish to visit-just sayin'. Dress accordingly, it's very warm inside the butterfly house-I usually wear a tank top. This is one of my favorite March Michigan things to do!
West Michigan Home and Garden Show, March 4-7, 2021 Grand Rapids, Devos, 303 Monroe Ave, NW, Grand Rapids, MI.
Kalamazoo Art Hop, March 2021 virtual, 5-9 p.m. FREE! Art is located in businesses throughout downtown Kalamazoo! Add it to your list of fun things to do in Michigan this weekend!
Toughest Monster Trucks in Saginaw, Dow Event Center, Friday, March 2021 TBD at 7:30 p.m. | Pit Party at 5:30 p.m. Cheer on your favorite Monster Truck at this perfect Michigan event for kids!
Annual Women's Lifestyle Expo, Kalamazoo Expo Center, March 2021 TBD
The Detroit Zoo-8450 W. 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI Love Butterflies? The Wildlife Interpretive Gallery has hundreds of butterflies! The Zoo purchases about 250 butterfly pupae (chrysalises) each week for you to enjoy! The habitat is open year-round and is free with Zoo admission. Don't miss their behind-the-scenes experience called Breakfast with the Butterflies which gives you a great chance to learn more about butterflies. Perfect things to do in Michigan with kids!
Suds and Snow, 4050 Hammond Rd E Traverse City, MI, March 6, 2021, Time: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM -Numerous vendors posting 100+ brews wine and cider. Includes half mile hike through backwoods of Timber Ridge Resort for live music and food vendors.
Annual Midwest Rad Fest, The Epic Center, Kalamazoo, MI March 5, 2021 - March 7, 2021. The festival is a juried event at the Epic Center in Kalamazoo, MI, featuring the best in modern, post-modern, and contemporary dance from all over the country.
Maple Syrup Open House, Kellogg Forest, Augusta, March 2021 TBD, 12-5 p.m.
Annual Maple Sugar Festival, Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, March 2021 TBD. Pancake breakfast, kids activities and more!
March Mannequins, Downtown St. Joseph, March 12, 2021. 7-8:30 p.m., Free! Check out the downtown store window fronts as the locals have turned into mannequins!!
Monster Truck Events-Monster Jam is in Detroit (Ford Field) March 13 & 14, 2021
Home and Garden Expo, Kalamazoo Expo Center, March 2021 TBD
Brew-Ski Festival, Boyne Highlands in Harbor Springs, March 13, 2021. Get your VIP tickets early!
Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival, March 13, 2021, Time:12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Place: Jackson County Fairgrounds in the American 1 Event Center 200 W Ganson Street, Jackson, MI 49201, Advanced tickets are cheaper! Delicious brews and food!
St. Patrick Parade Corktown Races, Michigan Central Station, Detroit, MI. March 2021 TBD, 10:30-1:00 p.m. has become one of the largest 5 km races in Michigan. The event has seen steady growth to over 8000 participants. In addition to attracting more people to the parade, the race is a vehicle for raising funds for the Saint Patrick's Senior Center.
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, Grand Ledge, March 2021 TBD. This annual celebration is set in historic downtown Grand Ledge and consists of an Irish Stew cook-off, live music, Irish dance performances and a grand parade at 2:00 p.m.
St. Patrick's Day Parade, Downtown Bay City, Mar 21, 2021, at 3-6:00 PM. This parade is one heck of a show! Shamrocks, lively floats and candy galore! We will be there for sure!
Deerfield Testicle Festival - 2021 dates keep changing. American Legion. Dates on hold.
Grass Lake Spring Expo, Grass Lake, MI, March 2021 TBD. The Annual Grass Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce Spring Expo is located in the High School and is open to vendors and the public. Learn what’s new for the coming year in the business world! See approx. 100 business vendors and non-profits. Be inspired!
Maple Syrup Day, Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S. Badour Rd, Midland, MI, March 20, 2021, 10 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Crafts and hands-on activities in the Visitor Center will engage children of all ages as they discover the magic of maple syrup season. See the process of making maple syrup! Take a wagon ride to the Sugarhouse where they boil sap into pure maple syrup. Watch a 1870's sap boiling demonstration and take a guided tour of the sugarbush!
Kalamazoo Spring Craft Show, March 27, 2021, Kalamazoo Expo Center, Free
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