Calendar of Events

Manistique is a laid-back community where you can get away from the world for awhile, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t fun and exciting things happing in the city every day. Whether it’s the polished chrome and steel of the annual Kewadin Classic Car Show; the vendors, music and food of Folkfest, or stepping back into the past with Pioneer Day, the city’s calendar is bursting with ways to make your summer in Manistique unforgettable.From quiet walks along white-sand beaches on Lake Michigan to canoeing down a wilderness river to catching a crowd-pleasing summer festival, you can be sure you'll bring home memories that won't soon be forgotten.

  • Manistique Farmers' Market
    Manistique Farmers' Market

    2020 (11th Season)Wednesdays, June 17 - September 304-6pm at Little Bear West Arena

    Message from Facebook page: We thank the City of Manistique for trusting our plan to open the Market in a way that protects the health and safety of all.

    The Manistique Farmers’ Market will open on June 17, 2020, 4-6pm at Little Bear West Arena, with many changes in place in order to comply with the Michigan Executive Orders related to COVID-19.

  • Music in Manistique
    Music In Manistique

    Wednesdays 7-9pmManistique Cental Park Band Shell

    Music in Manistique is a summer music series featuring a variety of different musicians and bands in the Manistique Central Park Bandshell. The series takes place every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. For more information, visit the Music in Manistique Facebook page!

2020
February
  1. 29

    The 50th Anniversary Haywire Snowmobile Celebration Event

    Route description: Little Bear Arena Festivities and start-of-ride/ to Intake Park Trailhead (2 Mi.)/ to Jack Pine Lodge (17.0 Mi.)/ continue to Shingleton- optional (17 Mi.).

    This ride is a “casual” snowmobile ride and is family oriented. The trail terrain is mostly flat and groomed by the local trail Grant Sponsor, Schoolcraft County Motorized Trails Association. Trail permits and helmets are required. Law enforcement support will be available at the M-94 crossings from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Trailheads and parking are available at Intake Park Trailhead and JackPine Trailhead. There are also many other optional riding opportunities in the area to complement this Ride Event.

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June
  1. 6

    The 50th Anniversary Haywire Equine Celebration Event

    Postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic. New tentative date: Sept. 19

July
  1. 10-11

    Folk Fest 2020 [cancelled]

    Downtown Manistique

    Two days of music, food, vendors and fun

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    Folk Fest 2020
August
  1. 22

    The 50th Anniversary Haywire Bicycle Celebration Event [canceled due to covid-19, hoping to be rescheduled in 2021]

    Route description: Little Bear Arena Festivities and start-of-ride/ to Intake Park Trailhead (2 Mi.)/ to Jack Pine Lodge (17.0 Mi.)/ continue to Shingleton- optional (17 Mi.).

    This ride is a “challenge” ride and not for the faint of heart. Although the terrain is mostly flat, the surface varies greatly including gravel, loose soil and sand, with seasonal wet spots that vary from season to season. (ATBs, mountain bikes, fat tire bikes and e-bikes with mountain bike tires are recommended). Off-road riding experience is recommended. Helmets are required. Prepare to cover up and carry bug spray as the trail traverses forested and marshy areas. Event services will be provided along the route from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Trailheads and parking are available at Intake Park Trailhead and JackPine Trailhead. Shuttle Services can be provided (optional) for a nominal fee for one-way riders. There are many other optional riding opportunities in the area to complement this Ride Event.

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September
  1. 19

    The 50th Anniversary Haywire Equine Celebration Event [canceled due to covid-19, hoping to be rescheduled in 2021]

    Route description: 7.5 mile loop beginning and ending at JackPine.

    Rescheduled from June due to COVID-19. The Horseback Ride will be a 7.5 miles beginning and ending at Jack Pine Lodge. The second mile is along the Haywire Trail and is rocky so horse shoes or boots are recommended. The trail can also be traversed slowly by most horses. The trail travels onto two-track forest roads along East Lake. The lake can be entered optionally by riders through two camping areas with lake access where the horses can water. Riders should carry bug spray for the horses and for themselves. There may be water on the trail so horses should be comfortable travelling through water. The ride will start at 10:00 am and support services will be provided until 2:00 pm.

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October
  1. 3

    The 50th Anniversary Haywire ORV Celebration Event [canceled due to covid-19, hoping to be rescheduled in 2021]

    Route description: Little Bear Arena Festivities and start-of-ride/ to Intake Park Trailhead (2 Mi.)/ to Jack Pine Lodge (17.0 Mi.)/ continue to Shingleton- optional (17 Mi.).

    This ride is a “casual” ORV ride and is family oriented. The trail terrain is mostly flat and groomed/grated by the local trail Grant Sponsor, Schoolcraft County Motorized Trails Association. Trail permits and helmets are required. Law enforcement support will be available at the M-94 crossings from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Trailheads and parking are available at Intake Park Trailhead and JackPine Trailhead. There are also many other optional riding opportunities in the area to complement this Ride Event.

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Folk Fest
Fishing Derby