Weekend getaways to enjoy peak color season



Cooler nights, crisp days, brilliant color, pumpkin patches, winery tours and festivals galore — it has to be autumn in Michigan. Check out these great Michigan fall events.

Great Waters Festival Saint Ignace

October 6-7, 2012

The bounty of fall and the best that Michigan has to offer– that’s what you’ll find at this festival. Visit the tents and partake in Made in Michigan crafts, foods, beverages and live music. Join the Crabby Apple Road race, try your hand at The Great Pumpkin Roll and enjoy the free-family-friendly activities in the St. Ignace Marina parking lot.

Cherryland Flea Market Traverse City

Now thru October 30

Come visit Northern Michigan’s only permanent indoor flea market – more than 10,000 square feet and thousands of items every Saturday and Sunday through October 30.

Oktoberfest Gaylord

September 30–October 1

Join the celebration at Gaylord’s Oktoberfest and enjoy authentic German food, Biergarten and dancing.

Macabre Manistee County Manistee

October 1-31

Haunted attractions including Manistee’s Ghost Ship, harvest festivals, food, live theater including “Sweeney Todd,” music, magic and much more– there’s so much to do, it’s scary!

Autumn Days at Historic White Pine Village Ludington

October 7-8

The village will abound with fall harvest specials, including pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks and colorful decorations during Autumn Days. Watch apples being pressed into cider, enjoy a hayride, reminisce over our farm machinery display and more.

Source: michigan.org

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