Event Calendar
Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce Event Calendar
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PDF Tawas Area Community Events - Spring 2016
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PDF Tawas Area Community Events - Fall 2016
Festivals, Celebrations & Annual Events
Corsair Concert Series

Nationally-renown Bluegrass and Americana music in an old-time, up close atmosphere. Presented by the Corsair Trail Council, proceeds from the concert series are used to maintain and operate the Corsair Skiing and Hiking Trails in the Huron National Forest.
Perchville Parade

Perchville Annual Perchville USA

January / February

Come, stay and play on frozen Tawas Bay. Michigan's oldest winter carnival offers a huge variety of activities for the whole family. Take a dip in icy Lake Huron, taste homemade chili, take the kids down to the Family Tent for games, food and a magic show. There is a parade down US-23, food vendors and a Hospitality Tent with great music. This is a one-of-a-kind Michigan experience you just can't miss!
PDF 2016 Dates: 66th Annual Perchville USA February 4-7
PDF Perchville Information / Forms / Full Activities List (Tawas Chamber of Commerce)
PDF 2016 Event Schedule
  Perchville USA 2016
Birding Festival Tawas Birding Festival

Since the event began, birders from around the country and the world have made Tawas Point their destination for Spring birding. Festival participants enjoy some of the best birding in the Great Lakes region; Tawas Point is well known for high concentrations of migrating warblers during the month of May.
PDF 2015 Dates: May 14-17
  Annual Shoreline Arts & Crafts Show


Tawas City Park, on beautiful Tawas Bay. Over 100 crafters, food and fun for the whole family.
Farm Market Northeast Michigan Regional Farm Market

May - October
Tawas City - Gateway Park (Saturdays) May - October (8am - 1pm)
AuSable / Oscoda - AuSable Shoreline Park (Wednesdays) May - October (9am -2pm)
Tawas Point Celebration Days

For more than 200 years, the American flag has been the symbol of our nation's strength and unity. It's been a source of pride and inspiration for millions of citizens. And the American Flag has been a prominent icon in our national history.
PDF 2014 Info: June 14-15
Tuesday Night Live Downtown Tuesday Night Live

Tuesdays late June - mid August
Performances, kids activities, face painting, balloons, chalk art, surprises galore.
Summerfest Tawas Bay Summer Fest

Three days of family fun with music, a street dance, Kiwanis 5K Run/Walk, car show, Mayor's Fish Boil, Sand Castle Contest for kids, and more fun in the sun.
PDF 2014 Dates: July 12-13
Uncork'd & Untap'd Tawas Uncork'd Wine, Food & Ale Festival


Annual fundraiser for a new East Tawas Library brings Michigan wine, ales, food and mellow music to Harbor Park, corner of Newman Street and US-23 in East Tawas. The event features Michigan vintners, area restaurants, and Michigan breweries.
PDF 8th Annual Wine, Food & Ale Festival - Saturday, August 6th, 2016
Noon - 6:30pm Music in beautiful Harbor Park, East Tawas. Contact (989) 249-3766 for information.
PDF 2016 Event Info
  Tawas Uncork'd 2015
Tawas Bay Waterfront Fine Art Festival Annual Tawas Bay Waterfront Fine Arts Festival


Sponsored by the Tawas Bay Art Council and the city of Tawas City. There will be painters, potters, sculptors, jewelry makers including seaglass jewelry on silver, photographers, authors, artists receive awards and community awards. Children's make and take tent, sandcastle building contest, demonstrations, food vendors and live music in the gazebo.
PDF 2014 Info: 54th Tawas Bay Waterfront Fine Art Festival at Tawas City Park - August 2nd 9am-5pm, August 3rd 10am-4pm
WMJ Lightning Class North American Championships

Women's, Junior and Masters sailing championships at the Tawas Bay Yacht Club.
PDF 2015 Dates: August 6-9
  Sand Lake Festival

PDF 2014 Info: 48th Annual Sand Lake Summer Festival - August 8-10
Blues By the Bay

Three days of non-stop blues music. Relax and get your groove on under the Big Tent with quality bands from throughout Michigan and the Midwest.
PDF 2015 Info: 14th Annual Tawas Blues By The Bay Festival - August 28-30
Tour de Lumberjack Tour de Lumberjack

Fun, Fitness, Family & Friends! A recreational bicycle ride on the Sunrise Side with four paved routes that loop back to a catered lunch in East Tawas. The first of its kind in Northeast Michigan. Tour the tree lined pristine roads of the Huron National Forest and crystal waters of Lake Huron. Boogie at the “Blues” festival, top-rated bands all weekend long. We support the League of Michigan Bikers, an advocate for safe bicycling throughout Michigan; the Huron National Forest and a different local charity each year. Please visit website for more details or like us on facebook for updates. Registration begins February 28, 2015.
PDF 2015 Info: Inaugural Paved Ride - August 29
  Annual Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show

Downtown Newman Street, East Tawas
PDF 2015 Info: 25th Annual Show - September 5-6
Festival of Races Tawas Triathlon

An incredible venue and course along Tawas Bay make for an amazing triathlon in September. Watch the sun rise before the start of the race and enjoy the crisp, pine-scented air perfect for biking, swimming and running. Choose your own level of racing intensity. The event includes a beachside party with volleyball, bonfire, food, drinks, movies and fun.
PDF 2015 Info: September 12
  Annual September Tea at Museum

Lighthouse Festival

Lake Huron Discovery Tour Lake Huron Discovery Tour


The Lake Huron Discovery Tour Weekend presents a 200-mile route long chain of events that will ignite the explorer in you! Chart your own course on a voyage of discovery based on your own area of interest - whether it be hiking, ARTrail gallery tours, bird watching, color tours, the Wine & Hops Trail, history, maritime, lighthouses, or many other things! Discover over 1,500 things to see and do along the Lake Huron coast. 
PDF 2015 Dates: October 9-12
  Annual Parade, Tree Lighting & Sing-Along

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