Choose a season for a local Munising & Grand Marais event schedule:

Munising / Grand Marais Summer Events

June 2016

Wednesdays in June, July & August

Wildlife Wednesdays
Seney Wildlife Refuge, Seney
7-9:30pm; Evening guided auto tour of the Refuge backcountry. Looking for wildlife and share Refuge history and management practices along the way.

Thursdays in June, July & August

Photo Tours
Seney Wildlife Refuge, Seney
8am-11am; meet with other photographers to explore the refuge; you should have working knowledge of your equipment and be prepared for a variety of weather and bug conditions.


4th, Saturday

Wildflower Walks at Pictured Rocks Nat’l Lakeshore
Miners Castle Information Center, Munising
Walk begins at 1pm; Ranger Andrea Chynoweth will lead a wildflower and woodlands walk for all ages


7th, Tuesday

Munising Farmers & Artisans Market
Bayshore Park, Munising
4pm-7pm; Fresh produce, baked goods, plant starts, arts, crafts – something for everyone!


11th & 12th, Saturday & Sunday

4th annual Pictured Rocks Days
Bayshore Park, Munising
“Yoopers Ride Free Day” on Pictured Rocks Cruises, food, vendors, music, demonstrations, childrens activities, and much more!


Free Fishing Weekend

State of Michigan
Free fishing weekend allows anyone to fish Michigan waters/streams without a fishing license. All other fishing regulations/rules still apply.


14th, Tuesday

Munising Farmers & Artisans Market
Bayshore Park, Munising
4pm-7pm; Fresh produce, baked goods, plant starts, arts, crafts – something for everyone!


18th, Saturday

Van Transportation to AuSable Light Station
Au Sable Light Station, Grand Marais
11am-4pm; Altran public transportation will be transporting people with mobility limitations on the hour for $5 round trip fee ($2.50 one way). Meet at day use parking lot near bridge on H-58. Note: Once the van arrives at Au Sable, getting around the site is up to the individual. Visitors should be aware there are very sandy soils, narrow sidewalks, and only the boathouse is accessible on one floor. The other buildings require climbing steps.


17th-19th, Friday-Sunday

16th Annual Seaplane Splash-In on the Bay
Grand Marais
Watch as Sea Planes “splash in” on the bay! With aviation games and a steak fry dinner on Saturday.
» Visit website


21st, Tuesday

Munising Farmers & Artisans Market
Bayshore Park, Munising
4pm-7pm; Fresh produce, baked goods, plant starts, arts, crafts – something for everyone!


25th & 26th, Saturday & Sunday

Offshore Fishing Tournament
Grand Marais
Learn More…


25th, Saturday

Munising Bay Arts Festival
Bayshore Park, Munising
10am-6pm; Juried show featuring fine arts and crafts, jewelry, paintings, metal and wood work, photography, food vendors and free music.

27th Annual Children’s Fishing Day
Seney Wildlife Refuge, Seney
Anglers age 1-16 should register at Visitor Center before fishing (opens at 9am). Fish entries accepted between 9am-2pm. Limited amount of poles and bait available. Activities & games begin at noon. Complimentary fish dinner for participants and their families at 3pm.


26th, Sunday

41st Annual Pictured Rocks Road Race – Race to Remember 
Munising
6:30am-noon; 7.5K and 1/2 Marathon Races & Fun Walk
»Visit Website


28th, Tuesday

Munising Farmers & Artisans Market
Bayshore Park, Munising
4pm-7pm; Fresh produce, baked goods, plant starts, arts, crafts – something for everyone!


 July 2016

Wednesdays in June, July & August

Wildlife Wednesdays
Seney Wildlife Refuge, Seney
7-9:30pm; Evening guided auto tour of the Refuge backcountry. Looking for wildlife and share Refuge history and management practices along the way.

Thursdays in July & August

Photo Tours
Seney Wildlife Refuge, Seney
8am-11am; meet with other photographers to explore the refuge; you should have working knowledge of your equipment and be prepared for a variety of weather and bug conditions.


 4th, Monday

Annual July 5K Fun Run
Munising, Bayshore Park
8:30am; $10 entry fee, registration at 7:30am; 

Munising Fourth of July
Downtown Munising & Bayshore Park
All Day! Fireworks at dusk! Great day of fun with food, games, parade and the best fireworks!
»Download flyer and print!

Grand Marais Fourth of July
Grand Marais
Parade, games, food, music, and a great fireworks display at sunset.

Silent Auction
Old Post Office Museum, Grand Marais
10am-4pm

All Day Celebrations & Fireworks
Munising / Grand Marais / Trenary


5th, Tuesday

Munising Farmers & Artisans Market
Bayshore Park, Munising
4pm-7pm; Fresh produce, baked goods, plant starts, arts, crafts – something for everyone!

Concert in the Park – Gator & the River Boys
Bayshore Park, Munising
6:30-8:30pm


July 8th – August 29th, Mondays & Fridays

Morning Tours
Seney Wildlife Refuge, Seney
10am for 1-2 1/2 hours; Join us for a guided tour of the Refuge. Looking for a variety of wildlife, history of the Refuge and current management practices.


8th & 9th, Friday & Saturday

Relay for Life of Alger County
Mustang Stadium, Munising
Come to Mustang Stadium and show your support for this very worthy cause. Food, Kids Games, Cancer Awareness and Education, Silent Auctions, Bucket Raffles, Other On-site Fundraisers


12th, Tuesday

Munising Farmers & Artisans Market
Bayshore Park, Munising
4pm-7pm; Fresh produce, baked goods, plant starts, arts, crafts – something for everyone!

Concert in the Park – Mike Letts & the Marquettes
Bayshore Park, Munising
6:30-8:30pm


13th-17th, Wednesday-Sunday

Great Lakes Sea Kayak Symposium
Grand Marais
Registration info and schedule of events on website.
» More info


16th, Saturday

6th Annual Fuzzy Boyak Memorial Golf Outing
Pictured Rocks Golf Club, Munising
Algerparksrecdept@yahoo.com


17th, Sunday

Lake Superior Day – Beach Walk w/ PRNL Interpreter
Miners Beach, Munising
10am; The hour-long walk will focus on the power of Lake Superior to influence both aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, impacts on weather, and the dynamic forces at work where water meets land.  Meet at the parking lot at the west end of Miners Beach.


19th, Tuesday

Munising Farmers & Artisans Market
Bayshore Park, Munising
4pm-7pm; Fresh produce, baked goods, plant starts, arts, crafts – something for everyone!

Concert in the Park – The Daydreamers
Bayshore Park, Munising
6:30-8:30pm


23rd, Saturday

Van Transportation to AuSable Light Station
Au Sable Light Station, Grand Marais
11am-4pm; Altran public transportation will be transporting people with mobility limitations on the hour for $5 round trip fee ($2.50 one way). Meet at day use parking lot near bridge on H-58. Note: Once the van arrives at Au Sable, getting around the site is up to the individual. Visitors should be aware there are very sandy soils, narrow sidewalks, and only the boathouse is accessible on one floor. The other buildings require climbing steps.

Grand Island Marathon & 10K 
Grand Island, Munising
One of the most unique settings for a marathon in the Midwest!
» View Website


26th, Tuesday

Munising Farmers & Artisans Market
Bayshore Park, Munising
4pm-7pm; Fresh produce, baked goods, plant starts, arts, crafts – something for everyone!

Concert in the Park – Drednot
Bayshore Park, Munising
6:30-8:30pm


August 2016

Wednesdays in June, July & August

Wildlife Wednesdays
Seney Wildlife Refuge, Seney
7-9:30pm; Evening guided auto tour of the Refuge backcountry. Looking for wildlife and share Refuge history and management practices along the way.

Thursdays in August

Photo Tours
Seney Wildlife Refuge, Seney
8am-11am; meet with other photographers to explore the refuge; you should have working knowledge of your equipment and be prepared for a variety of weather and bug conditions.


2nd, Tuesday

Munising Farmers & Artisans Market
Bayshore Park, Munising
4pm-7pm; Fresh produce, baked goods, plant starts, arts, crafts – something for everyone!

Concert in the Park – Derrell Syria & Friends
Bayshore Park, Munising
6:30-8:30pm


5th – 7th, Friday-Sunday

Alger County Fair & Chatham Homecoming
Chatham
Please call (906) 439-5114 for details.


7th – 28th, Sunday-Sunday

Duck Stamp Exhibit
Seney Wildlife Refuge, Seney
Regular Visitor Center hours 9am-5pm; Exhibit features top entries as judged in the Federal Duck Stamp Art Center and pieces from the The Junior Duck Stamp Art Tour.


9th, Tuesday

Munising Farmers & Artisans Market
Bayshore Park, Munising
4pm-7pm; Fresh produce, baked goods, plant starts, arts, crafts – something for everyone!

Concert in the Park – Black Pearl
Bayshore Park, Munising
6:30-8:30pm


12th-14th, Friday-Sunday

Annual Music & Arts Festival
Grand Marais
Three days of great music, great vendors, and great food!
» Visit website


16th, Tuesday

Munising Farmers & Artisans Market
Bayshore Park, Munising
4pm-7pm; Fresh produce, baked goods, plant starts, arts, crafts – something for everyone!

Concert in the Park – The Nothing Less Party Band
Bayshore Park, Munising
6:30-8:30pm


11th-14th, Thursday-Sunday

Ladies of the Lake Sea Kayak Symposium
Munising
» Visit website


23rd, Tuesday

Munising Farmers & Artisans Market
Bayshore Park, Munising
4pm-7pm; Fresh produce, baked goods, plant starts, arts, crafts – something for everyone!

Concert in the Park – The DayTrippers
Bayshore Park, Munising
6:30-8:30pm


27th, Saturday

Van Transportation to AuSable Light Station
Au Sable Light Station, Grand Marais
11am-4pm; Altran public transportation will be transporting people with mobility limitations on the hour for $5 round trip fee ($2.50 one way). Meet at day use parking lot near bridge on H-58. Note: Once the van arrives at Au Sable, getting around the site is up to the individual. Visitors should be aware there are very sandy soils, narrow sidewalks, and only the boathouse is accessible on one floor. The other buildings require climbing steps.


30th, Tuesday

Munising Farmers & Artisans Market
Bayshore Park, Munising
4pm-7pm; Fresh produce, baked goods, plant starts, arts, crafts – something for everyone!

Concert in the Park – The Amnesians
Bayshore Park, Munising
6:30-8:30pm


31st, Wednesday

Photo Contest
Seney Wildlife Refuge, Seney
Last day to enter photo contest.


 

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