2017 Events / Activities in Surrounding Areas

DATE(s) ACTIVITY / EVENT
MAY
12-14 Mesick Mushroom Festival
19-21 Blessing of the Bikes Market Place
21 Blessing of the Bikes
The blessing is organized by the Para-Dice Motorcycle Club of Grand Rapids. The "Blessing" which started in 1972, had 4 bikes and 8 riders who gathered at St. Ann Catholic Church in Baldwin, MI and received a blessing for a safe and happy riding season. Now, thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts gather in Lake County for this yearly event.
JUNE
17 Lumber Jack 100
22-25 Irons Famous Flea Roast and Ox Market
The famous Flea Roast in downtown Irons features bands, amusement rides, horseshoe, softball, volleyball tournaments, arm wrestling, draft horse pulls, and a super fireworks display.
30 Luther Logging Days
JULY
1-2 Luther Logging Days
1-8 National Cherry Festival in Traverse City
7-8 Lake County Outdoor and Orv Expo
22 Idlewild Music Festival
19-23 Trout-A-Rama
AUGUST
17-20 Buckley Old Engine Show
SEPTEMBER
3 St. Bernard's 66th Annual Panish Festival and Homecoming
Sun: Finger Lickin Chicken Dinner, Bingo, Children's Games, Bands, Raffle Prizes
OCTOBER
Watch for color tour information on facebook page.
NOVEMBER
15 Buck Pole Contest
Sponsored by Iron's Area Tourist Association at Skinner Park