Spring Events in Huron County

Spring is a welcome time of year here in Huron County. From farmers markets to festivals to outdoor activities and more, there is so much to love and enjoy here in Huron County in the spring.

Here is a list of events happening in Huron County for April, May, and June 2017.

April Events

“Weekend Comedy” | Port Austin

  • Dates: April 28th, 29th, and 30th AND May 5th, 6th, and 7th
  • Location: Port Austin Community Players, 35 Railroad Street, Port Austin
  • A middle-aged couple and a couple in their twenties are accidentally booked into the same cabin on the same weekend. They decide to share the space and a comedic clash of different generations ensues. 
  • Friday and Saturday shows start at 7:30 pm
  • Sunday shows start at 2 p.m.
  • Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for youth
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Bay Shore Camp Annual Benefit Auction | Sebewaing

  • Date: Saturday, April 29th
  • Location: Bay Shore Camp, 450 N Miller Street, Sebewaing
  • Donations help send kids to camp
  • Learn more on the Bay Shore Camp website

PTL Auction | Port Hope

  • Date: Sunday, April 30th
  • Location: Port Hope Amvets Hall, 8162 Rubicon Rd, Port Hope
  • Proceeds to benefit the Zion Lutheran School
  • Doors Open and Silent Auction begins at 5 pm.
  • Dinner starts at 6:00 pm
  • Live Auction to follow dinner
  • Prizes, games, and entertainment!
  • Optional Attire: Dress like royalty!
  • Tickets are $15 each and available at the Zion Lutheran School office, call (989) 479-3615
  • Email questions or donation ideas to zionhbauction@gmail.com

May Events

Spring Luncheon Fashion Show | Pigeon

Can-2-Can Fishing Tournament | Harbor Beach

Harbor Beach Can2Can Fishing Tournament 2016 Winner

Teaseburger in Caseville | Caseville

  • Date: Sunday, May 7th from 12 pm to 4 pm
  • Location: Wooded Island Sports Grill, 6868 Michigan Street, Caseville
  • Annual Cheeseburger in Caseville Festival fundraiser, featuring the nearly world famous Not So Silent Auction!
  • $10 donation per ticket, limited to 100 tickets
  • Pre-Cheeseburger party
  • Music by the Music Doctors

Father/Son Catfish Tournament | Sebewaing

  • Date: Friday, May 12th and Saturday, May 13th
  • Location: Bay Shore Camp, 450 N Miller Street, Sebewaing
  • Prizes, fun activities like laser tag and tomahawk throwing, food, and fishing!
  • Visit the Bay Shore Camp website for more information

The Harbor Beach Gameshow Series | Harbor Beach

  • Date: Saturday, May 13th
  • Location: Harbor Beach Community Theatre, 105 N Huron Ave, Harbor Beach
  • 7th Annual Harbor Beach Gameshow Series
  • This event will showcase classic game shows like Match Game 77’ and Press Your Luck.
  • Contestants can win multiple prizes, including cash.
  • Call (415) 915-9539 to reserve your tickets
  • Visit The Harbor Beach Gameshow Series on Facebook for more information
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Don’t Forget Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14th!

Bards of Bird Creek | Port Austin

  • Date: Wednesday, May 17th at 7 p.m.
  • Location: Port Austin Welcome Center, in front of Port Austin State Harbor
  • Open poetry reading and sharing

Harbor Beach Farmers Market | Harbor Beach

  • Date: Opening Day is Friday, May 19th from 2 pm to 7 pm
  • Location: Murphy Museum Lawn, 142 S Huron Ave, Harbor Beach
  • Fresh produce, baked goods, plants, honey, and various crafts
  • Visit the City of Harbor Beach website for more information

Great Lakes Bowfishing Championship | Caseville

2017 Great Lakes Bowfishing Tournament

Harbor Beach Citywide Garage Sales | Harbor Beach

  • Date: Thursday, May 25th through Monday, May 29th
  • Location: Homes and businesses across Harbor Beach
  • Pick up a map at local businesses

Caseville Trash & Treasure Days | Caseville

  • Date: Friday, May 26th through Monday, May 29th
  • Location: Homes and businesses throughout the Caseville area
  • Pick up a map at local businesses or at the Caseville Chamber of Commerce office
  • Register by Tuesday, May 16th to get your address listed on the map
  • Visit the Chamber of Commerce on Facebook for more information

Port Austin Attic Treasures Sale | Port Austin

Lady Slipper Festival | Port Austin

  • Date: Saturday, May 27th from 10 am to 5 pm
  • Location: Huron County Nature Center
  • Enjoy the many Lady’s Slipper wildflowers in bloom along with arts, crafts, music, and food!
Lady Slipper Festival 2017

DJ in the Park | Harbor Beach

  • Date: Saturday, May 27th from 7 pm - 10 pm
  • Location: North Park Campground, Harbor Beach
  • Enjoy free music and dancing

Port Austin Farmers Market | Port Austin

  • Date: Every Saturday starting May 27th from 9 am to 1 pm
  • Location: Downtown Port Austin
  • Visit the Port Austin Farmers Market website for more information and a list of vendors

Spring Art Exhibit & Seconds Sale - TAG | Port Austin

  • Date: Saturday, May 27th from 9 am to 4 pm
  • Location: Port Austin Gymnasium - Arch Street, Downtown Port Austin
  • Thumb Arts Guild members will have a variety of art items on display and for sale
  • Find pottery, wooden bowls, jewelry, paintings, sculptures, stained glass and more!
  • Visit the Thumb Arts Guild online for more information

Memorial Day Parades & Ceremonies

  • Harbor Beach - Memorial Day Parade & Service
    • Date: Monday, May 29th at 10 am

    • Parade will be in downtown Harbor Beach at ends at Memorial Park with a short service

  • Port Austin - Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony

    • Date: Monday, May 29th from 11:30 am to 1 pm

    • Parade will be in downtown Port Austin from Lake Street to W. Spring Street

    • Special Ceremony at Veteran’s Waterfront Park at 12 pm

  • Port Hope - Memorial Day Parade

    • Date: Monday, May 27th at 10 am

    • Parade is in downtown Port Hope

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June Events

Pro King Fishing Tournament | Harbor Beach

  • Date: Saturday, June 3rd
  • Location: Harbor Beach Municipal Marina
  • Contact Phil Allen for more information (989) 600-9179

Family Fun Days | Sebewaing

  • Date: Friday, June 9th through Saturday, June 10th
  • Location: Bay Shore Camp, Sebewaing
  • Free RV and tent camping all weekend
  • Call (989) 883-2501 or email info@bayshorecamp.org ahead of time to register
  • Click here for the event brochure or visit Bay Shore Camp online
Bay Shore Camp Family Fun Days 2017

Veteran’s Fishing Tournament | Harbor Beach

  • Date: Saturday, June 10th
  • Location: Harbor Beach Marina
  • Veterans are welcome to enjoy this fishing opportunity sponsored by the Thumb Area Steelheaders
  • Contact Kevin Ramsey at (989) 550-9227 to register or offer to captain a boat

Michigan Sugar Festival | Sebewaing

  • Date: Thursday, June 15th through Sunday, June 18th
  • The village park is the location for the midway, which has local vendors selling goods, along with carnival games and rides for all ages
  • There is also an entertainment tent, where bands perform and a dance is held on the first night of the festival
  • The main events are the crowning of the Sugar Queen Friday night, the Grand Parade on Saturday morning, and the Fireworks show Saturday night. In addition, there are tractor pulls and softball tournaments, among other events. 

Harbor Beach Truck Show | Harbor Beach

  • Date: Saturday, June 17th from 10 am to 8 pm
  • Location: Downtown Harbor Beach and Lincoln Memorial Park
  • 5th Annual Truck Show
  • New lighted parade at dusk
  • Free music at Lincoln Memorial Park by Bob Marshall band at 6:30 pm
  • Face painting and inflatables for the kids
  • Click here for more information
Harbor Beach Truck Show 2017

Don’t Forget Father’s Day is Sunday, June 18th!

Bocce Ball Tournament | Port Austin

  • Date: Tuesday, June 20th and Wednesday, June 21st
  • Location: Gallup Park Softball Fields
  • Enter your 4-man team for this fun event!
  • All teams play at least twice the first night
  • Teams are in either the Championship or Consolation Rounds the second night
  • Trophies awarded. Championship team name goes on “the cup”!
  • Food and beverages available – including beer and wine.
  • Public invited to attend
  • To register, call the Port Austin Chamber of Commerce at (989) 738-7600.

Port Austin Kayak Sea-Kayak Symposium | Port Austin

  • Date: Thursday, June 22nd through Sunday, June 25th
  • Location: Bird Creek County Park and locations throughout town
  • Annual Kayak Symposium on the shores of Lake Huron
  • Includes instruction for beginning, intermediate and advanced kayakers
  • Includes classes in techniques and safety, and group get-togethers, speakers, and group paddles
  • Annual event sponsored by Riverside Kayak Connection, with assistance from Port Austin Chamber of Commerce.
  • Pre-registration required for entire symposium, you can find out more on the Riverside Kayak Connection website

Caseville Country Ribstock | Caseville

  • Date: Friday, June 23rd through Sunday, June 25th
  • Location: Locations and businesses throughout Caseville
  • Rib-tasting and voting, tons of fun activities, music, and events for everyone to enjoy
Caseville Ribstock 2017

Porch Fest | Port Austin

  • Date: Saturday, June 24th from 1 pm to 6 pm
  • 2nd annual event – music around town – on porches or in yards!
  • Free! 
  • Schedule to be published prior to event
  • Right now there are over 30 musical acts and 20 porches as venues! Great fun!
Porch Fest Port Austin 2017