Charlevoix Area
Activities & Things To Do

Vacations and weekend get aways are a great time to take part in a variety of activities. In Charlevoix, you can fill your day with everything from a picnic on the beach in the summer, to biking in the fall, to downhill skiing in the winter, to hunting for mushrooms in the spring.

Northern Michigan 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.

From dawn to dusk, it is here for you to enjoy in Charlevoix!

Apple Fest
Downtown Charlevoix, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-547-2101
Stay tuned for 2021. Held each year on the second weekend of October, Apple Fest turns downtown Charlevoix into a festive and fun place to be. Traditional and heirloom apples along with cider, baked goods, apple butter, and other fall produce like pumpkins and squash and an arts and crafts show.
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Castle Farms
5052 M-66 North, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-237-0884
Charlevoix Art and Craft Show
Downtown, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-547-2101
Combine one of the most picturesque settings in the state with a gathering of 150 artists and craftsmen from around the country, and the result is Charlevoix’s Art & Craft Show. This popular event will take place downtown Charlevoix in East Park on July 10-11.
Charlevoix Chamber of Commerce
109 Mason St, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-547-2101
Charlevoix Circle of Arts
109 Clinton St, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-547-3554
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Fisherman's Island State Park
Charlevoix Historical Society
103 State St, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-547-1816
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Earl Young's Mushroom Houses
Charlevoix Summer Concert Series
Downtown, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-547-2101
Through the summer months, Charlevoix's Odmark Pavilion in East Park, along Round Lake, brings music to the park. On many Thursday nights at 7pm, the Community Band performs and area musicians take to the stage to the delight of music lovers. Listen to the music June-August.
Charlevoix Summer Sidewalk Sales
Downtown, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-547-2101
Downtown Charlevoix is filled with shoppers and deals during the annual Sidewalk Sales in mid August. Take advantage of substantial reductions on a variety of seasonal inventory that must go. Shoppers will find great discounts on gift items, home décor, clothing, books, jewelry, and more.
Charlevoix Summer Solstice Art Show
Downtown, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-547-2101
Charlevoix's Summer Solstice Art Show, late June, features high quality art displayed on the shores of scenic Round Lake in downtown Charlevoix. Participating artisans are carefully selected to ensure a well rounded show with many beautiful and unique items on display.
Cinema III
107 Antrim St, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-547-4353
Earl Young Mushroom House Tours
Downtown, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-445-0770
Voted #1 "Thing To Do" on TripAdvisor and "Best of Charlevoix 2019," we offer 50 minute GEM car tours of all 28 Mushroom Houses, a.k.a Hobbit Houses/Gnome Homes, located in Charlevoix. Visit our website for booking and information or call. $20 per seat. Facebook/Instagram: Mushroom House Tours.
Garden Walk
Downtown, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-547-2101
Gardens throughout Charlevoix are on tour mid July for the annual Garden Walk hosted by the Charlevoix Area Garden Club.
Harsha House Museum
103 State St, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-547-4307
The Harsha House was built in 1891 by Charlevoix businessman Horace Harsha and was the family home. Harsha's daughter, Irene, married Earl Young, the Charlevoix architect know for his "mushroom" hobbit houses. The Queen Anne style home was donated to the Historical Society by his granddaughter, Ann Harsha in 1979.
Lake Charlevoix Mariners
4-H Youth Sailing School, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-582-6232
Mount McSauba
09223 McSauba Rd, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-647-3267
Northern Exposure Charters
202 Ferry Ave , Charlevoix, MI 49720, 989-475-3811
Revolution Bike
102 Mason St, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-237-0900
Skydive Charlevoix
Airport, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-242-8822
Jump today! We specialize in first timers. Start with tandem or learn to jump. Safe, scenic, exciting, and fun! Skydiving over Harbor Springs from June-September.
Summertime Rentals
3500 M 66, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-54-7700
Sunshine Charters
On the waterfront, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-547-0266
Todd and Brad Reed Photography
The "Tuesdays with Todd and Brad Reed" project takes this father and son photography team all over Michigan to document the state's beauty. Follow along with their photographic adventures by watching these short videos, each about three minutes long. A unique Michigan video is posted for every week of the year.
Venetian Festival
Downtown, Charlevoix, MI 49740, 231-547-3872
Charlevoix celebrates with the 80+ year old Venetian Festival, 8 days of music, entertainment, food, parades, fireworks, and more, in downtown Charlevoix including the spectacular Lighted Boat Parade. Cancelled for 2020; come back in 2021!
Ward Brothers Charter Boats
106 E Antrim, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-547-2371

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