Petoskey Area Events

What are Sidewalk Sales? Downtown Petoskey Sidewalk Sales are like a street bazaar or outside marketplace. Our downtown streets are closed and merchants haul out tables and stack them high with merchandise. These goods are marked down significantly. Merchants say: “Stack it deep!! Mark it cheap!!...
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The Petoskey Steel Drum Band brings their unique sound to the following events in Michigan this summer. This group of about 40 students performs a blend of Caribbean steel drum music with contemporary tunes. The combination of exciting rhythms and vocals captivates audiences and creates a refreshing...
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March 25, 2023: Easter Bunny visits at GSG. 9:30AM-11:30AM, 1PM-3PM Bring your camera and your kiddos for fun with the Easter Bunny. Receive a treat from the Easter Bunny. April 1, 2023: Easter Bunny visits at GSG. 9:30AM-11:30AM, 1PM-3PM Bring your camera and your kiddos for fun with the E...
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The Saturday After Thanksgiving is Small Business Saturday in Petoskey, Michigan. Support and celebrate your favorite locally owned businesses this Saturday before the busy holiday season by shopping small. Downtown shops will have discounts, treats, and gifts with purchase! Most of us kick of...
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Grandpa Shorter’s, JW Shorter and Son Mercantile, and The Katydid in downtown Petoskey always host many different deals and bargains the Friday after Thanksgiving. Be sure to stop in or shop online to see what scores they have! Black Friday shopping in a small downtown is less hectic and more r...
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The first Friday evening after opening day of deer hunting season is ladies' opening night in Downtown Petoskey. Kick off holiday shopping season in Petoskey and hunt for gifts for yourself and everyone on your shopping list! Leave your husband to hunt his prized buck while you join us in Downtow...
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From spooky decorations, scarecrows, downtown trick or treating, and lantern walks, there is no lack of fun during the Halloween season in Petoskey! Saturday, October 30th, 2021 will be full of Halloween fun, starting at 9:45 a.m., when children will dress up in their Halloween costumes and line ...
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Are your little ghouls, goblins, princesses, and superheroes ready to show off their Halloween costumes? The Halloween trick or treat festivities in Downtown Petoskey start bright and early at 9:45 a.m., when all children are welcome to line up for the Children’s Halloween Parade. Kids will ass...
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Walk through Downtown Petoskey’s Pennsylvania Park any time after Dusk to see all the lit Jack O’ Lanterns! With the cooler weather and colorful fall leaves comes Halloween in Petoskey, Michigan. We’re celebrating in Pennsylvania Park in Downtown Petoskey with our Jack O’ Lantern walk. ...
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Be sure to join us Up North for the last hurrah before the weather turns cool and school begins! Shop and dine downtown, or play in the water, at the beach, or on a trail to get all your summer fun in before next year.  ...
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