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 July 22, 2017

Concerts & Theater

Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Repeating Event
Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre presents The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, directed by Christy Arington  A masterful blend of outrageous comedy and powerful drama, The Merchant of Venice

Sunday July 23, 2017

Concerts & Theater

Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Repeating Event
Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre presents Coriolanus by William Shakespeare, directed by Scott Cummins  Brimming with battles of both weapons and words, Coriolanus weaves an epic tale of capricious

Tuesday July 25, 2017

Concerts & Theater

Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Repeating Event
Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre presents The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, directed by Christy Arington  A masterful blend of outrageous comedy and powerful drama, The Merchant of Venice

Wednesday July 26, 2017

Concerts & Theater

Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Repeating Event
Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre presents Coriolanus by William Shakespeare, directed by Scott Cummins  Brimming with battles of both weapons and words, Coriolanus weaves an epic tale of capricious

Thursday July 27, 2017

Concerts & Theater

Beulah Music in the Park - featuring "Glenn Wolff & Robin Lee Barry"

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 Free Family Fun. Bring a chair or blanket. 7pm Downtown Beulah Park every Thursday.  Brought to you by the Crystal Lake Community Business Association along with many gracious sponsors. Visit

Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Repeating Event
Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre presents The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, directed by Christy Arington  A masterful blend of outrageous comedy and powerful drama, The Merchant of Venice

Friday July 28, 2017

Concerts & Theater

Summer Sounds: Nessa

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
This Celtic ensemble fuses traditional ballads and dances with elements of classical, folk, jazz, rock, and world music.

Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Repeating Event
Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre presents Coriolanus by William Shakespeare, directed by Scott Cummins  Brimming with battles of both weapons and words, Coriolanus weaves an epic tale of capricious

Thursday August 3, 2017

Concerts & Theater

Beulah Music in the Park -featuring "Don Julian Quartet"

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 Free Family Fun. Bring a chair or blanket.  Brought to you by the Crystal Lake Community Business Association along with many gracious sponsors. Visit www.clcba.org for more info .

Saturday August 5, 2017

Concerts & Theater

Summer Sounds: Sweet Water Warblers

7:00 PM
Michigan folk music “supergroup” featuring Summer Sounds favorites Rachael Davis, May Erlewine, and Lindsay Lou.

Thursday August 10, 2017

Concerts & Theater

Beulah Music in the Park featuring "Awesome Distraction"

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Free Family Fun. Bring a chair or blanket. 7pm Downtown Beulah Park every Thursday.  Brought to you by the Crystal Lake Community Business Association along with many gracious sponsors. Visit www.clcba.org

Saturday August 12, 2017

Concerts & Theater

Summer Sounds: Nashon Holloway Band

7:00 PM
Nashon Holloway and her band live in concert at Michigan Legacy Art Park. Equally at home in jazz, soul, and folk music, newcomer Nashon Holloway and her band bring an honest, heartfelt performance all

Thursday August 17, 2017

Concerts & Theater

Beulah Music in the Park - featuring "The Ramblin' Band"

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 Free Family Fun. Bring a chair or blanket. 7pm Downtown Beulah Park every Thursday.  Brought to you by the Crystal Lake Community Business Association along with many gracious sponsors. Visit

Saturday August 19, 2017

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.

Thursday October 19, 2017

Concerts & Theater

Frankfort Film Festival

Ongoing Event
Shorts and Full Feature Award Winning Films will be shown in Northern Michigan’s Coastal City Frankfort this fall, during Northern Michigan’s spectacular fall color season. The mission of

Friday October 20, 2017

Concerts & Theater

Frankfort Film Festival

Ongoing Event
Shorts and Full Feature Award Winning Films will be shown in Northern Michigan’s Coastal City Frankfort this fall, during Northern Michigan’s spectacular fall color season. The mission of

Saturday October 21, 2017

Concerts & Theater

Frankfort Film Festival

Ongoing Event
Shorts and Full Feature Award Winning Films will be shown in Northern Michigan’s Coastal City Frankfort this fall, during Northern Michigan’s spectacular fall color season. The mission of

Sunday October 22, 2017

Concerts & Theater

Frankfort Film Festival

Ongoing Event
Shorts and Full Feature Award Winning Films will be shown in Northern Michigan’s Coastal City Frankfort this fall, during Northern Michigan’s spectacular fall color season. The mission of

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