National Coho Salmon Festival

 

The annual National Coho Salmon Festival is an event centralized in Honor, Michigan usually the 4th weekend in August. The festival began in 1967, celebrating the 'salmon run' up the Benzie County rivers. Honor is considered the 'birthplace' of salmon in the state of Michigan, as the first salmon were planted in the Platte River.

August 19-21, 2016

This annual festival in Honor began in 1967, celebrating the 'salmon run' up the Benzie County rivers. Honor is considered the 'birthplace' of salmon in the state of Michigan, as the first salmon were planted in the Platte River. Parade, Carnival, Car show, Arts & Crafts, Flea Market, Beer tent, Horseshoe tournament, Smoked fish contest & more! Watch for more details to come soon!

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To celebrate the birthplace of the CoHo Salmon tradition by bringing the community and visitors together through education, entertainment and family oriented events.

 

 

 

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