There are wonderful events and opportunities throughout the year in and around Arcadia. Arcadia is centrally located between Manistee & Benzie Counties, which makes it a great vacation destination that allows you access to all of the great happenings in Michigan’s North Coast Region. Below is a list of a wide variety of events that are happening in our area in 2017.

Concert Series

Throughout the summer months we have great concert series each week in and around our area. Enjoy some great local music!


Onekama Concerts in the Park, 7:00 at Onekama Village Park, Onekama (beginning end of June until the mid-August)


Manistee Shoreline Showcase Concert Series, 7:00 at First Street Beach, Manistee

Summer Sounds Concert Series, 7:00 to 9:00 at Michigan Legacy Park, Thompsonville (Fridays in July and August)

2017 Events


Pleasant Valley Resort opens for the season May 12, 2017

Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club spring rates April 1 to May 14

Arcadia Grit & Gravel Mountain Bike Race, May 20 at 10:00 am

Tight Lines for Troops, Manistee, May 19 & 20 at 6:00 am

Empire Asparagus Festival, May 19 & 20


M22 Challenge, June 10, 8:00 am

Michigan DNR Free Fishing Weekend, June 10 & 11

Frankfort Crafts Fair, Frankfort, June 17

Take a Kid Fishing Weekend, June 23 & 24

Manistee Budweiser Fishing Tournament, June 24 & 25

Battle at Betsie Fishing Tournament, June 30 to July 2

Onekema Concert in the Park Series, Monday nights (begins late June runs through mid-August)


Manistee National Forest Festival, June 30 to July 4

Frankfort 4th of July Celebration, July 4 to 8

National Cherry Festival, Traverse City, July 1 to 8

Bear Lake Days, July 7 to 9

Kalava Days, Kalava, July 14 to 16

Frankfort Port City Festival & Port City Run, July 15, 7:00am

Up North Stand Up Paddle Board Classic, Frankfort, July 15

Arcadia Daze Weekend, July 21 to 23

Frankfort Sidewalk Sales, July 30

Onekema Concert in the Park Series, Monday nights late June through mid-August


Onekema Days, August 3 & 7

Frankfort Art Fair, August 18 & 19

Frankfort Annual Car Collectors Show, August 19

Manistee County Fair, August 22 to 26

Benzie Fishing Frenzy Salmon Fishing Tournament, August 25 to 27

Coho Festival, Honor August 18 & 20

Big Bear Butt Cruise, August 26

Onekema Concert in the Park Series, Monday nights late June through mid-August


Taste of Benzie and Beyond, September 9

Manistee Monster Fish Tournament, September 9 & 10

Hops & Props, September 16 

Fall Color Tour, (fall color is hard to predict, give us a call and we can give you color updates)


Fall Color Tou

Frankfort Fall Festival, October 8

Onekama Fall Festival, October TBD

Tri Up North Triathalon, October 15, 9am

Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club fall rates October 2 to November 12


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2017 Event Calendar

Pleasant Valley Resort

17229 Sixth Street (also known as: M-22 or Northwood Hwy.)

Arcadia, MI 49613


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Arcadia, Michigan