Paw Paw Wine & Harvest Festival
Sep 7 - 9, 2012
Location: Downtown Paw Paw
* Music - 3 stages of entertainment for all musical tastes
* Sports - Choose from our hole in one contest, 5k walk/run or our bicycle tour.
* Family Activities - Carnival rides, free children's activities in Stompyland, Fireworks on Maple Lake, Parade, and the Grape Stomp.
* Wine Enthusiasts - Wine tours and wine tasting tents abound throughout the festival area.
Other activities include: Car show, Arts & Crafts Show, Turtle Derby, and much more!!
Allegan County Fair
Sep 7 - 15, 2012
Location: 150 Allegan County Fair Drive
The county fair is back again this year featuring Luke Bryan, KISS & Motley Crue, and Victoria Justice. Allegan County Fair is one of the largest fairs in the State of Michigan, and why USA Today named the Allegan County Fair the most popular county fair in Michigan.
Hops & Props on the River
Sep 8, 2012
Location: Downtown Manistee
The 1st Annual "Hops and Props on the River" introduces a fresh new event with emphasis on the rich boating history in Manistee.
9am-3pm | Century Boat Club's "Thoroughbred Round-Up" - Get an up-close look at these great boats while docked at the Manistee Municipal Marina. Talk with the owners and restoration experts.
3:30pm | Century Boat Club's Classic Boat Parade - View from the Manistee Riverwalk.
Noon - Midnight | Michigan craft beer & wine taps open all day. Live music on the main stage.
Noon - Evening | Fresh food and many local options on the grill inside the tent.
10am-7pm | Manistee Art Institute "Arts Alive" juried art & craft show. Downtown Manistee
Leelanau Wine Stompede
Sep 8 - 9, 2012
Location: Leelanau Peninsula Wineries
This annual weekend features a spectacular race through Leelanau's vineyards followed by a self guided wine tour of LPVA member wineries featuring world class wines and culinary delights that reflect the season's bounty. In 2012 we are once again highlighting local foods, and each winery's food pairing will feature locally sourced items.
Michigan Irish Music Festival
Sep 14 - 16, 2012
Location: Heritage Landing - Downtown Muskegon
This festival features three days of non-stop Irish music, a Feis Dance Competition (Traditional Irish Dancing) with more than 500 competitiors expected, Irish food and beverage vendors, and a Sunday Mass. The festival also offers children's music and Irish heritage sessions. The festival takes place at Heritage Landing on Muskegon Lake in downtown Muskegon, rain or shine!