Fall is Filled with Color & Activities in Northern Michigan
Looking for the perfect place to enjoy the fall color? This is it! Northern Michigan's communities of Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Charlevoix, Boyne City, Indian River and Cross Village are not only gorgeous in the fall but filled with activities for the whole family.
Fall activities can include golfing, beach days, picnics, hiking, biking, sailing, and more including special events designed to showcase the best of fall.
Fall Foliage Drive M-119 from Harbor Springs to Cross Village, the Tunnel of Trees is nationally recognized as THE color drive. More information can be found here: M-119 Fall Color Tour.
Apple Fest Looking for everything apple? You'll find it in Charlevoix the second weekend of October every year. Apple growers line East Park in downtown Charlevoix serving up apples in every possible fashion. For more information, visit Apple Fest. Cancelled for 2020
Taste of Harbor Springs If you love great food then don't miss the Taste of Harbor Springs the 4th weekend of September every year. Two tents along the waterfront are filled with presentations from restaurants the area. Cancelled for 2020.
Farmers Markets Apples, squash, pumpkins and fall produce of every kind is available at Northern Michigan's many farmer's markets and farm markets in Harbor Springs, Petoskey, Charlevoix, Boyne City, and Indian River. Most of the area's farmers markets are open through October. For more information, visit Farm Markets in Northern Michigan.
Pond Hill Farm Festival Every weekend in October finds this great fall family event at Pond Hill Farm, just outside Harbor Springs. Fall Family Fun--Hayrides, Pig Racing, Food and Drinks, Pumpkin Patch--Pumpkin Bowling down the Vineyard, Guess the weight of the GIANT pumpkin, Pumpkin Painting, Shoot the Squash Rocket!!!
Bay Harbor Home Tour The third weekend in September is the time for the Bay Harbor Foundation's Home Tour. Spectacular homes in Bay Harbor are open for viewing and ticket proceeds benefit the Foundation. Cancelled for 2020.
Bay Harbor Harvest Festival The Harvest Festival takes place the third weekend in October and includes fall activities, live music and local farmers market vendors along Main Street. There will be something for the entire family to enjoy. Cancelled for 2020.
For a complete list of all the things to do in Northern Michigan: Visit Michigan Up North's Calendar of Events.
Northern Michigan Fall Activities & Events Links
For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in Northern Michigan:
Harbor Springs, Michigan -- Harbor Springs is the place to try new things! Rent a bike or a kayak, go snow tubing, attend a concert or an art fair, or play a round of golf with friends.
Petoskey -- There's so much to do in Petoskey from the Bear River Valley Recreation Area, to Petoskey State Park, to biking, golfing, hiking, and more.
Charlevoix, Michigan -- Visiting Charlevoix in Northern Michigan is a fun-filled vacation with great beaches, boating, skiing, fishing and year 'round family fun.
Things to Do in Boyne City, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like Boyne City in Northern Michigan with camping, boating, skiing, year 'round outdoor activities, and of course, the morel mushroom!
Lots of Activities in Mackinaw City, Michigan -- Explore Mackinaw City in Northern Michigan for history, the International Dark Sky Park, and outdoor activities.
Mackinac Island -- Take a step back in time and find lots of things to do when you visit Mackinac Island by horseback or bike--no cars allowed!
Northern Michigan Activities & Things to Do -- Northern Michigan offers many fun things to do for the entire family whatever the season, whatever the reason!