Festivals, Parades, Holiday Events and More in the Benzie Area

There are many reasons to Visit Benzie and Stay In Benzie. Below you will find a list of events in the Benzie Area which are hosted or sponsored by local groups and organizations. Because we are a 'Four Season Playground' you will find activities and events throughout the year.

Saturday August 19, 2017

Art

Flags of Good Intentions

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Take time to break from the busyness, mental clutter, and stress with this outdoor art experience. Enjoy an introspective art project in the park led by Deona Paine, followed by a contemplative hike to

Concerts & Theater

Summer Sounds: The Bergamot

7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
THE BERGAMOT live in concert at Michigan Legacy Art Park. The poignant songwriting and Americana-infused indie rock from this traveling couple promises to perfectly suit the Art Park forest setting.

Frankfort Art Fair

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
41st Annual Art Fair in Frankfort with over 175 artists.

Tuesday August 22, 2017

Community

U of M: Learning Through Doing Workshops

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ongoing Event
Four free creativity, maker, and STEAM workshops for libraries, educators and the community! Come to one or a combination! SCECH credits provided for three or more seat hours. Tues., August 22 (all

Wednesday August 23, 2017

Community

U of M: Learning Through Doing Workshops

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ongoing Event
Four free creativity, maker, and STEAM workshops for libraries, educators and the community! Come to one or a combination! SCECH credits provided for three or more seat hours. Tues., August 22 (all

Benzonia MakerFest 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
A free, family-friendly celebration! · Come tinker · Craft · Try new technology · Enjoy your community Sponsored by the University School of Information’s

Thursday August 24, 2017

Community

U of M: Learning Through Doing Workshops

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ongoing Event
Four free creativity, maker, and STEAM workshops for libraries, educators and the community! Come to one or a combination! SCECH credits provided for three or more seat hours. Tues., August 22 (all

Volunteer Trail Building Day_Arcadia Dunes_8.24.17

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Come help us connect the Dry Hill Trail to the Village of Arcadia! We are looking for plenty of helpers on this project, which will last into October. Meet at the intersection of St. Pierre Road and the

Friday August 25, 2017

Community

Benzie Fishing Frenzy

Ongoing Event
The Benzie Fishing Frenzy Tournament, is the 2nd largest salmon fishing event on the Tournament Trail. Ladies Classic, Pro and Amateur Divisions. Over $25,000 in cash and prizes will be given away during

Festivals/Fairs

National Coho Salmon Festival 2017

Ongoing Event
This annual festival in Honor, celebrates 50 years this year, beginning in 1967, celebrating the ‘salmon run’ up the Benzie County rivers. Honor is considered the ‘birthplace’ of

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