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 January 20, 2018

Community

Hike - Green Point

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Volunteer Preserve Steward Sally Manke will lead visitors on a winter hike at Green Point Dunes, which provides stunning views of Lake Michigan. Please come prepared for the weather, and wear snowshoes

Sunday January 21, 2018

Community

Iron Fish Distillery Fat Chance Fat Tire Bike Race.

Join us for the Iron Fish Distillery Fat Chance Fat Tire Bike Race. The Otter Trail course is 2 miles of speed, twisting sections and minimal elevation. Each lap in will add it's own new fat tire challenges. Riders will take on 90 minutes or 45 minute of fast, flat and wide open laps on a hard packed loop. Get in as many laps as you can in your allotted time, but when the clock hits 1:30:00, everyone is done! It's a race day you don't want to miss.

Thursday February 8, 2018

Community

Cyber Security at Benzonia Public Library

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cyber Security - By Jeff Fulton, Safety Net Protect Yourself Against Cyber Crimes: Learn ways to protect yourself from becoming a victim. FREE COMMUNITY AWARENESS presentation co-sponsored by Honor

Friday February 9, 2018

Community

Community Board Game Design Night

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Community Board Game Design Night Mills Community House-Upper Level - Home of BPL, 891 Michigan Ave., Benzonia, MI 49616 Have you ever wished you could invent the next Monopoly? Join other

Saturday February 10, 2018

Community

Hike - Arcadia Dunes - Old Baldy

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Old Baldy provides sweeping, panoramic views of Lake Michigan from high above. If you've never experienced this view in winter, now's the time! Join volunteer preserve steward Sally Manke as she

Saturday February 17, 2018

Community

Betsie Bay Frozen 5K

A fun 5k in the midst of February! For crazy runners who are willing to face 10-degree temperatures and 30-mph gusts off Lake Michigan. Can you handle it? 5K - Run or Walk Snow or Shine! All ages

Michigan Free Fishing Weekend - Winter

Ongoing Event
Grab a fishing rod and enjoy some of the finest fishing Michigan has to offer during the 2018 Winter Free Fishing Weekend, set for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17-18. On those two days, everyone –

Sunday February 18, 2018

Community

Michigan Free Fishing Weekend - Winter

Ongoing Event
Grab a fishing rod and enjoy some of the finest fishing Michigan has to offer during the 2018 Winter Free Fishing Weekend, set for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17-18. On those two days, everyone –

Saturday April 21, 2018

Community

Sleeping Bear Dunes FEE FREE Day celebrating the First Day of National Park Week

EMPIRE, MI - In celebration of the First Day of National Park Week, the entrance fee to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore will be waived on Monday, Saturday, April 21, 2018.   The

Saturday June 9, 2018

Community

Michigan Free Fishing Weekend - Summer

Ongoing Event
Everyone – residents and nonresidents – can fish Michigan waters without a license, though all other fishing regulations still apply. Michigan has offered the free fishing weekend annually

Sunday June 10, 2018

Community

Michigan Free Fishing Weekend - Summer

Ongoing Event
Everyone – residents and nonresidents – can fish Michigan waters without a license, though all other fishing regulations still apply. Michigan has offered the free fishing weekend annually

Thursday August 2, 2018

Community

Tour of Interesting Places

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital Auxiliary's 36th annual Tour of Interesting Places featuring 7 homes and a wooden boat show in Beulah, at the East end of Crystal Lake. Tickets are $20 before the event

Benzie County Visitors Bureau

P.O. Box 204 • Benzonia, MI 49616 • 800-882-5801

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