16 Fun Indoor & Outdoor Activities To Do in Huron County This Winter

Winter is an inevitable event in Huron County. Luckily, there are a number of fun activities and events to enjoy this winter in Huron County. Of course, we are going to suggest reading our blog, but we thought you could use some other ideas too.

Whether you prefer indoor or outdoor activities, there is something on this list for everyone to enjoy.

Snowmobiling Huron County - Ice Race

In no particular order…


Go To A Movie

Instead of watching the same old show on Netflix, why not head to one of these local theatre's to watch your favorite stories unfold on the big screen?

Go To A Play

Plays are meant to be experienced, so mark your calendars and get your tickets for this cool comedy coming to Huron County the end of February! 

Moon Over Buffalo, Comedy Play - Port Austin Community Players

Go Bowling

Just about anyone can enjoy the carefree sport of bowling! Try one of these local bowling alleys for a good time with family and friends. 

Go Rollerskating

Rollerskating as adults can bring back a wave of memories, and with the kids you can create so many more! Check out the local rink below.

Read A Book

As we find ourselves more and more cooped up inside, make the most of it by checking out a good book or two! Joining a book club is also a neat idea.


Exercising is a great way to kick the winter blues and feel good! You can hit a local gym or join a class. Check out some ideas below. 



Children and adults alike are sure to enjoy a fun filled afternoon playing in the snow. Check out our list of fun outdoor winter activities you can do in Huron County.

You can make these four classic outdoor winter activities happen in your own backyard!

  • Build a snowman
  • Have a snowball fight
  • Make a snow angel
  • Build a snow fort

Go Ice Fishing

When the winters are cold enough to freeze the lake and bay around the thumb, there are plenty of opportunities to go ice fishing! Read our "Fishing in Huron County" article for more information!

Go Sledding

  • Bad Axe | Kindergarten Hill across from St. Huberts Sacred Heart Church

  • Harbor Beach | Sledding hill next to the “tank” by Judge James H. Lincoln Memorial Park

  • Pigeon | Sledding Hill in Pigeon Recreation Park behind the little league fields

Cross Country Ski, Hike, or Snowshoe

Huron County has 5 public locations to Cross Country Ski, Snowshoe, and Hike. See our “Winter Activities in the Thumb” article for more information.

Go Snowmobiling

Go Ice Skating or Play Hockey

  • Huron County Ice Arena | Bad Axe

    • Open Skating: Friday 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. & Saturday and Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    • Admission $4 / Skate Rental $1

    • Drop In Hockey: Saturday

      • Squirt & Peewee 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

      • Bantam & Miget 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

    • Visit the Huron County Hockey Association on Facebook

  • Bad Axe City Ice Rink

  • Harbor Beach Water Treatment

    • The “tank” by Judge James H. Lincoln Memorial Park

Check out an Ice Race

Ice Racing at MPX

Upcoming Events

Souper Saturday - Harbor Beach

  • Saturday, February 18th

25th Annual Shanty Days - Caseville

  • Friday, February 17th-19th
  • Live music