The Petoskey area hosts a variety of events, including our favorite special events list to the left that we look forward to every year!
The Odawa Casino Resort will host the Car & Motorcycle Exhibition nights every Tuesday through the month of August. The exhibition will take place from 5 pm to 8 pm on the Odawa Casino Resort Parking Deck.
All spectators 19 or older may enter a drawing to win gaming and dining vouchers.
The Celebrated War of 1812 Tall Ship LYNX - "America's Privateer" will be visiting Bay Harbor. The 122-foot square top sail schooner Lynx will sail into the Bay Harbor waterfront on Thursday, August 19 at noon. The 114 ton Lynx is an interpreation of a privateer or naval schooner from the War of 1812. She is fitted with period ordnance and flies pennants and flags from the 1812 era making her one of the first ships to defend our freedom.
The Privateer Lynx will be offering Educational Public Ship Tours and Educations Sailing Adventures beginning on August 25th. Climb aboard and step back in time as you relive history and feel the adventure. Join the crew and hoist the sails, steer the ship, fire the main battery of six-pounder carronades and experience first hand life aboard a traditional, square tipsail schooner. Get ready to rumble as you and your kids take part in this unique, interactive sailing adventure.
Friday - August 19th
Grand Arrival - 12 pm (*with welcome salute from ships guns)
Ship Tours - 1 pm to 5 pm (Adults - $5 and children under 12 FREE)
Saturday - August 20th to Sunday - August 28th
Ship Tours - 10 am to 1 pm (Adults - $5 and children under 12 FREE)
Sailaway - 2 pm to 4 pm (Adults - $55, Senion/Active Military - $45, Children (4-12) - $30
Ship Tours - 5 pm to 7 pm (Adults - $5 and children under 12 FREE)
Sunset Sailaway - 5 pm to 7 pm *Saturdays Only* (Adults - $55, Senior/Active Military - $45, Children(4-12) - $30
*Ship CLOSED Mondays - August 22, 29 and Tuesday August 23
The Carnival will be held August 23-28. Watch here for details.