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.

  • Schoolcraft Tourism
    Full Event Calendar

    Event Listings

    Full event calendar from the City of Manistique and Schoolcraft Tourism & Commerce

  • Manistique Farmers' Market
    Manistique Farmers' Market

    Seasonal Farm Market started in 2010Wednesdays, June - September5-6:30pm at Little Bear West Arena

    The first Manistique Farmers' Market of 2022 will be on June 8th. All markets are held on Wednesdays at Little Bear West Arena, 180 N. Maple St, in Manistique, Michigan. We are a farm and food market only, so you'll always be able to find fresh locally grown and produced foods. Project FRESH (WIC and Senior) accepted.

  • Music in Manistique
    Summer Concert Series

    Wednesdays 7pm | June 15 - Aug 24, 2022Manistique Central Park Band Shell

    This year’s Music in Manistique Summer Concert Series will be presented by Lake Effect Community Arts Center in partnership with the City of Manistique. The concerts are sponsored by Manistique businesses and organizations and by a mini-grant from the Michigan Arts and Culture Council. Concerts will be performed outside at the Manistique City Band Shell, located in beautiful Central Park, beginning at 7 p.m. In the case of inclement weather, concerts will be moved to Little Bear West Arena, located at 180 North Maple Street. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring a lawn chair.

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    Indian Lake Ice Fishing Derby

    Indian Lake - Manistique

    Five cash prizes in two categories, 80% payback on registration fee ($10). Registration deadline is 9am on January 28, 2023, tickets available at Top O' Lake Sport Shop. Kids Category FREE!

    Manistique Area Trout & Salmon Derby (facebook)
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    McDonald Lake Ice Fishing Derby

    McDonald Lake Boat Access, Dixner Rd., Gulliver, MI 49840

    Fun, family ice fishing derby. Held on McDonald Lake in Gulliver, MI. Registration fee given back as prizes for the largest pike, perch, and walleye for adults. All children receive a registration gift and largest perch is awarded prizes. Held on free fishing weekend, so no fishing license is required.

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    Folk Fest 2023

    Downtown Manistique

    Join us at the Manistique Folk Fest celebration! Come on down to the most anticipated event of the year featuring 75+ vendors & crafters, 10+ food vendors, tasty treats, AND live music all day & night!
Folk Fest
Fishing Derby