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.
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!
2016 Dates: 66th Annual Perchville USA February 4-7
May 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.
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.
May - October
Tawas City - Gateway Park
(Saturdays) May - October (8am - 1pm)
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.
2014 Info: June 14-15
Downtown Tuesday Night Live
Tuesdays late June - mid August
Performances, kids activities, face painting, balloons, chalk art, surprises galore.
July 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.
2014 Dates: July 12-13
Tawas Uncork'd & Untap'd Wine & Food 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.
7th Annual Wine, Ale and Food Festival - Saturday, August 1st, 2015
In beautiful Harbor Park near State Dock. Contact (989) 362-8197 for information.
July/August 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.
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.
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.
September 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.
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.
2015 Dates: October 9-12
Annual Parade, Tree Lighting & Sing-Along