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.

Tuesday May 2, 2017

Community

Wildflower Hike - Arcadia Dunes' Pete's Woods

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pete’s Woods is known for its incredible display of spring ephemeral wildflowers. Join Volunteer Preserve Steward Paula Dreeszen for an informative hike to see these beauties. The hike is about 1.5

Tuesday May 9, 2017

Community

Wildflower Hike - Arcadia Dunes' Pete's Woods

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pete’s Woods is known for its incredible display of spring ephemeral wildflowers. Join Volunteer Preserve Steward Paula Dreeszen for an informative hike to see these beauties. The hike is about 1.5

Saturday May 20, 2017

Community

Benzie Area RC Club 2nd annual Fun Fly & Swap Meet

BARC's Fun Fly & Swap Meet will be Saturday May 20, 2017 at the Thompsonville Airport starting at 10:00 AM and officially ending at 3:00 PM, but you are welcome to fly until you wear yourself out. This

Thursday May 25, 2017

Community

Invasive Species Work Day - Elberta Dunes

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Help us pull harmful invasive species from this important coastal property. Our work will focus on baby's breath, which has become a serious pest in many areas throughout the Great Lakes region. Wear

Sunday June 18, 2017

Community

David Bihlman Memorial Fishing Tournament

5:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tournament & Festivities open to the public. Live Auction. Mineral Springs Park - Frankfort

Friday June 30, 2017

Community

The Battle at the Betsie Fishing Tournament

Ongoing Event
Bigger Payouts More Prizes Beer Tents  

Saturday July 1, 2017

Community

Lake Ann Homecoming

23rd Annual Lake Ann Homecoming is Sponsored by the Almira Historical Society Fun day in Lake Ann Opening Ceremony, Bands, Tractor & Vintage Car Parade,  Luncheon, Children's Events, Food

The Battle at the Betsie Fishing Tournament

Ongoing Event
Bigger Payouts More Prizes Beer Tents  

Sunday July 2, 2017

Community

The Battle at the Betsie Fishing Tournament

Ongoing Event
Bigger Payouts More Prizes Beer Tents  

Tuesday July 4, 2017

Community

Uncle Sam's Shoot Out Fishing Tournament

- Entry Fee - Weigh your 3 largest fish - Payouts 1st, 2nd and 3rd

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

Saturday August 26, 2017

Community

Benzie Area RC Club 20th annual AIR SHOW

FUN day of Flying! Many Radio Controlled model aircraft, fixed wings, helicopters, warbirds, jets, and more! Just bring chairs! Free Admission - Goodwill donations accepted .  

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

Sunday August 27, 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

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