2024 Michigan Events Calendar By Month | Best Things to Do | Activities 

Horse and carriage traveling down the street in Frankenmuth Michigan with a red muscle car.Frankenmuth Auto Fest in September

Michigan Events | By: Sherry Trautman | Updated: January 28, 2024 | Travel-Mi.com

Ultimate Michigan Events, Happenings, Festivals, Best Things to Do. See what's happening in Michigan today and this weekend. Lots of ideas for romantic getaways and things to do with your kids.

From mild to wild outdoor activities, an exceptional arts culture, creative to daring cuisines, world class wineries and rockin' festivals, Michigan has it all.  If climbing, hiking, boating, skiing and skydiving isn't your thing, well, I'm sure we'll find a tour, museum, restaurant or event that will rock your world.  

Events in northern Michigan and southwest Michigan each month. See what's happening in Michigan right now.

Please visit the specific website for the events you are interested in to obtain further information, tickets and reservations. 

January Things to Do in Michigan

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Ahhh January, the beginning of the new year!  Let's start this year off right by getting outside, exploring this beautiful state and keeping our spirits up.  I for one, tend to get a little depressed in January due to being stuck inside, the inevitable sicknesses that plagues our household and the constant dreariness.  But this year I'm determined to change all that by getting outside and staying busy.  We've got tons of things for you to do in Michigan. 

February Things to Do in Michigan

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February is the month of love!!  In Michigan, as they say, cold hands = warm hearts!!  So...get ready to be dazzled by lots of things to do in Michigan this month!  We have tons of ideas such as pink ice night hockey, Winter Fest, Snow Parties, Snow Fests, wine tasting and more!  

PLUS check out our 25 Valentines Day Ideas with Heart! Lots of super unique ideas that we bet you never thought of!

March Things To Do in Michigan

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March is the month for butterflies, monster trucks and maple syrup! Lots of activities to keep your mind off the cold weather!

Do you crave green beer, tender cabbage, shamrocks and all things Irish? We have THE ULTIMATE LIST of St. Patrick's Day events and fun!! Read More! 

April Things to Do in Michigan

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I'm excited for April!  Art Hops, Edible Book Festival and lots of fun outdoor activities!  

May Things to Do in Michigan

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What does Fiesta's, kayaking, butterflies, hot rods and bird watching all have in common?  They are all great activities happening in May! 

OH, and it's Holland Tulip Time!! Grab our Holland Tulip Time schedule, maps and other things to do in Holland once you are there!

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June Michigan Events

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June Michigan Events are jam packed this month!  Antique festivals, beer festivals, Mackinac Island Lilac Festival, art shows and the famous Cherry Festival!  So many things to do in Michigan! 

July Things to Do in Michigan

Tall Ships, exquisite art shows, food trucks and tons of festivals are popping up all over Michigan in July!  It's a great month for traveling Michigan and exploring all that our great state has to offer! Lots of festivals in Michigan this weekend!

August Michigan Events 

    August in Michigan brings us plump juicy blueberries, sticky fingers at rib fest, fantastic finds at a vintage market, aromatic lavender satchels, daring jousting and so much more fun! So many Michigan festivals and events that you won't want to miss.

September Things to Do in Michigan

Summer is still rockin' with awesome September Michigan things to do! Pet some pigs, eat some pigs, check out some antiques, walk across the Mackinac Bridge and so much more! See what's happening in Michigan today and right now!

October Things to Do in Michigan

Ohhh! It' time for all things pumpkin during October in Michigan.  We have the best farms and donut stops in Michigan!

November Things to Do in Michigan

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November is jam packed with fun things to do! Pretzel rolling, apple festivals, beer festivals and corn mazes are awaiting! Put on your fun pants and lets go!

December Things to Do in Michigan

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The most Wonder Time of the Year is here!!  It's a month full of Steam Train rides, Cosmic Light shows, Santa sightings, Candlelight paths and so much fun!

New Years Eve Events for Adults and Kids!

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Grab our awesome list of Michigan New Years Eve Events for Adults and kids!  Staying in?  We've got ideas for you!

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