29th Annual “Michigan Fun” Convention

This annual event brings together professionals in the event industry from throughout the state. It includes learning sessions, a trade show, silent auction, and entertaining activities to make networking fun as well as productive.

29th Annual “Michigan Fun” Convention2021-07-23T08:25:53-04:00

Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism

The Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism is the state’s premier event to bring together industry professionals and provide meaningful opportunities to discuss timely issues, learn about the latest trends and changes in the industry, and provide an update on what is happening with the efforts of MEDC's Pure Michigan campaign.

Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism2021-07-22T14:13:05-04:00

12 things to do in Michigan in August 2021

Vehicles, music, foods, even the wild and wacky, take center stage this month around the state. Get your summer fun on at some of these intriguing events. Here are our 12 things to do in Michigan in August 2021. July 30-August 8 Coast Guard Festival – Grand Haven Of all the summer festivals, this is one of

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10 adventures to do with dad

If there’s one thing we’ve all learned from this pandemic (and let’s hope there’s at least one lesson), it’s that time spent together is an invaluable gift. That’s why this year we’re suggesting some unique ways to create memories with the dads and other influential men in your life in celebration of Father’s Day. We recognize that

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Michigan’s 8 notable wine trails

May is Michigan Wine Month and a great time to explore the budding greenery of the countryside. Why not pair your weekend retreat with some fine wine? Michigan’s flourishing grape industry is not only producing more award-winning wines than ever before, it has sprouted a booming addition to our tourism industry. While wineries and tasting rooms can

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9 epic ways to enjoy Holland, Michigan

There are few floral spectacles across the state that rival the beauty of Holland, Michigan during Tulip Time. The annual festival celebrates not only one of spring’s most magnificent blooms, but the Dutch heritage of the region. The festival will look a little different this year, given the pandemic, but there is still plenty of fun to

9 epic ways to enjoy Holland, Michigan2021-05-06T16:46:42-04:00

Exploring Michigan’s least known scenic byway

It’s a strange thing to experience cabin fever in the summer, and yet, in this most unusual of years, many people have. If you’re among them then perhaps it’s time to hit the road. How about exploring one of our state’s lesser known scenic byways? The River Road National Scenic Byway is a 22-mile stretch between the

Exploring Michigan’s least known scenic byway2020-09-03T12:21:57-04:00

12 things to do in Michigan in July 2020

Events remain rare around the state, but many summer destinations and adventures are available again. So, grab your mask and hit the road. Here are our 12 things to do in Michigan in July 2020. Hunt for Murals Many museums are still closed, but that doesn’t mean we have a shortage of available art to admire. On

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10 places in Michigan everyone should visit at least once

There’s a new decade upon us, which presents an opportunity for some fairly lofty travel goals. What could we do and where could we go with a whole decade to make it happen? Here are ten uniquely Michigan ideas that are so spectacular, they should be on any traveler’s bucket list. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Stretching for

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12 things to do in Michigan in January 2020

The North American International Auto Show is moving to the summer, which means many people will be in search of some new ways to spend this month. So, check out our 12 things to do in Michigan in January 2020. January 4-6 and 11-13 MIS Backyard Hockey Tournament – Brooklyn Michigan International Speedway has created a unique experience for

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Planning the perfect Northern Michigan girls getaway

Stock up on snacks, pick a meeting place, fill the tank, and hit the road. There are few things I enjoy more than a road trip, especially when it involves some of my favorite people. Such was the case recently, when my high school friends and I headed up north for a long overdue winetasting weekend. Winter

Planning the perfect Northern Michigan girls getaway2020-03-04T13:48:45-05:00

12 things to do in Michigan in December 2019

The holiday season is all about festivities and starting 2020 off on a magical note, like our 12 things to do in Michigan in December 2019. Dec 1-31 Premium Pour – Leelanau Peninsula Toast the year’s most festive season along the Leelanau Peninsula. During the month of December, guests may taste a wide selection of the best

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12 things to do in Michigan in November 2019

Thanksgiving is coming soon, but first there is a ton of other fun to be had. Check out these 12 things to do in Michigan in November 2019. Nov 1-5 East Lansing Film Festival – East Lansing The East Lansing Film Festival is the longest-running non-experimental film festival in the state. The goal is to bring independent

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12 things to do in Michigan in August 2019

Summer is still in full swing and there are plenty of delightful events and activities awaiting us around the state this month. Explore our 12 things to do in Michigan in August 2019. August 1-3 JazzFest – Lansing The 25th annual Lansing JazzFest will take place in the streets of Old Town, amidst art galleries and unique

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12 things to do in Michigan in July 2019

Summer has finally arrived, as has the heat. No complaints, though, it’s just good to see the sun. It also means boats, beaches, and loads of events. Take a look at our 12 things to do in Michigan in July 2019. July 9-13 Alpenfest – Gaylord This Alpine-inspired celebration honors the city's heritage and partnership with sister

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12 things to do in Michigan in June 2019

Warmth is finally arriving, graduates are marching, and fests are popping up every weekend. It’s time for some summer fun. Here are our 12 things to do in Michigan in June 2019. June 6-9 Bavarian Festival – Frankenmuth June means it’s time for one of Frankenmuth’s favorite weekends. Celebrate the heritage that made the town famous during

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12 things to do in Michigan in May 2019

We’re still flirting with snowfalls so it’s nice to know that May truly means summer cannot be far behind. Flowers are blooming, boats are reappearing in our lakes, and month of delightful experiences await. Here are 12 things to do in Michigan in May 2019. May 4-5 Great Lakes Woodworking Festival – Adrian In some places woodworking

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12 things to do in Michigan in March 2019

March brings “Madness,” unpredictable weather, kite-flying season, and the long-awaited arrival of spring. It also has loads of enjoyable event opportunities. Here are 12 things to do in Michigan in March 2019. March 1-3 DSO Heroes & Villains Concert – Detroit What do you get when you cross the incredibly talented musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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Michigan’s best elk viewing experience

Most kids love a trip to the zoo, but it’s sometimes a little less fun in the winter months Michigan. Many of the animals are keeping warm indoors, so parents may have to get a little creative with their animal viewing opportunities. Consider a trip to Thunder Bay Resort in Hillman, Michigan for an enchanting Elk experience. Much of

Michigan’s best elk viewing experience2020-03-04T14:49:32-05:00

12 things to do in Michigan in September 2018

School is back in session, but fun still abounds across the state. We now turn our attention toward cider mills, football games, and trees bursting with color. Here are our 12 things to do in Michigan in September 2018. September 6-9 Festival of the Pines – Lake City Michigan produces more than a million Christmas trees each

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12 things to do in Michigan in August 2018

This month heats up with the last of the great summer fests, fairs, and cruises. Here are our things to do in Michigan in August 2018. August 2-5 Rendezvous in Mackinaw-18TH Century Trade Fair – Mackinaw City Travel back in time. Learn what trade was like in Michigan in the 1700s and 1800s through this fun and

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12 things to do in Michigan in July 2018

Boating, beaching, baseball, and of course fairs and fests galore are in full force this month. These are our things to do in Michigan in July 2018. July 5-7 Bay City Fireworks Festival – Bay City Many communities offer up some firework displays this time of year, but few do it like the folks in Bay City.

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