People from all over Michigan and the rest of the country come to Charlevoix because it is a beautiful town that has a lot of fun events every year. In addition, we at the Pointes North Inn boutique condotel are happy to offer guests a “home away from home” in the heart of downtown Charlevoix, where they can enjoy a wide range of local events.
Learn about some of Charlevoix’s most exciting seasonal events by reading this article. We hope this will help our visitors plan their trip the best way possible!
The craft beer craze is sweeping Michigan at a speedy pace. Rather than motor around “The Mitten” to hit all the popular breweries, beer lovers can attend the Charlevoix Craft Beer Festival on June 13, 2020, from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
Here, various beer styles ranging from lagers to IPAs, and from sour beers to stouts (and more), enjoyed with local food, and live entertainment. Moreover, his annual event takes place in downtown Charlevoix on the second Saturday of every June at a stunning waterside venue ideal for creating that perfect ambiance to enjoy with friends and family.
During your trip to Charlevoix, you might want to do some exercise. For all the events that happen in the summer, the Charlevoix Marathon is thought to be the most popular. Participants can also choose to run a half-marathon or the 5K. There are also awards and medals that are given out at a ceremony after the race.
It doesn’t matter if visitors want to run the race or cheer on the athletes. The Charlevoix Marathon is a great way to meet new people and have a lot of fun. If you run the marathon, we also recommend that you stay for the post-race food. Also, don’t forget to buy a marathon t-shirt!
The race starts in downtown Charlevoix at 6:04 AM on June 20 and ends at 1:05 PM the same day.
If you love shopping for unique treasures with discount prices then be sure to visit Charlevoix during the Summer Merchant Open House held on June 11 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. However, the open house consists of participating shops and restaurants opening their doors to visitors in which they offer special deals, snacks, refreshments, prize drawings, and more. This event is a popular one for families, as its appeal extends to parents and children alike.
When it comes to annual events in the Summertime, many people look forward to Living on the Lake–a free music festival that takes place on Thursdays boasting a number of bands, representing various styles of music. Perfect for families and groups of friends, this music festival is free and opens on June 25 in which the country music band Stone opens, and concludes on August 20 with folk/pop singer Matt Gabriel.
In between the opening and closing dates, music fans can choose from a variety of concert dates to hear reggae, alternative rock, jazz, blues, traditional rock, and chill folk music. In addition, we recommend picking up some delicious local food from one of many restaurants to create an ideal picnic setting as you enjoy the musical stylings alongside the pristine lake. This way, all the senses are delighted!
Boyne City Hall is about 17 miles from Charlevoix. The Boyne City Hall Harvest Festival is a popular place for people who stay with us at the start of the fall season to go. Charlevoix, Michigan, also lists this event as one of its “seasonal events.” This is because visitors love to drive along US-31 on the beautiful banks of Horton Bay. A lot of people who go on this drive enjoy the beautiful fall colors of crimson, bronze, and gold that cover the trees in this area of the country. They stop to take a picture with their families on the shore.
A visitor to the harvest festival can do a lot of fun things for kids and listen to music. They can also make crafts, buy local fall produce, and do a lot of other things. It also has a farmers market on Water and Lake streets where visitors can buy apples from local farmers, as well as pumpkins and other fall vegetables. Theis markets opens to tourists. Also, they can buy apple butter, honey, cinnamon, and cider, as well as all of these other things.
Visitors from Charlevoix can bring back any food they bought from more than 30 arts and crafts vendors at the festival. The Pointes North Inn is a good place for them to stay. Their food can also be frozen until they are ready to go home.
A Harvest Festival is being held in Boyne City Hall from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM on September 26th. Tourists can enjoy their drive back to Charlevoix before the sun sets at 7:30 PM thanks to this.
All year long, Charlevoix provides several family-friendly events. During the fall and winter, families pick the Pointes North Inn as their home base for certain events.
The Grand Wedding Expo is on October 27 at Castle Farms in Charlevoix. Bridal gowns are available at discounted prices for newly engaged couples. This event features a fashion display, wine tasting, and several of Northern Michigan’s greatest wedding vendors.
On December 5 and 6, Castle Farms’ Winter Wonderland begins to feel like Christmas. There are operating model trains, including the famed Polar Express train. The stunning exhibit generally welcomes children.
Winter Wonderland features holiday-themed interactive activities, a family scavenger hunt, light snacks, crafts, and hot cocoa. If the weather is nice, tram trips around the castle are possible. Every day, Santa makes numerous appearances.
Charlevoix boasts an extensive selection of seasonal events, for every season, that delights visitors from all walks of life. We invite you to map out your itinerary as you choose from a number of local events that best resonate with your tastes and hobbies to ensure you have an unforgettable experience. Then book a suite with our dedicated team at the Pointes North Inn to serve as your home away from home while you and your family explore the many wonders of our town.