Updated: Oct 20, 2022
Fall festivals, a harvest gathering, farmers' markets and more - browse our top things to do in Northwest Michigan this week!
Head to a Fall Festival
Fall is in the air! Visit a fall festival for plenty of family-friendly activities, including games, corn mazes, pumpkin decorating, music, bounce houses and more!
Harvest Gathering at Samels Farm
Visit the historic Samels Farm in Williamsburg, and enjoy food, music, horse-drawn wagon rides, tours of the woods, archaeological exhibits/lectures and games for all ages at the Harvest Gathering. All of the farm’s buildings will be open to the public, and demonstrations of various historic farm activities and equipment available.
Fall Fun at Crystal Mountain
Have some outdoor family fun at Crystal Mountain’s Fall Fun Saturdays. Bike rentals, sand art crafts, archery, golf, laser tag, disc golf, and many more activities are available for the entire family to enjoy each Saturday in October. End the day with a fall campfire at the Mountain Adventure Zone. Click here for a full schedule of events, reservations and prices.
While at Crystal Mountain, enjoy panoramic views of three counties on their scenic Chairlift Rides. Click here for more information on reserving tickets.
Visit a Farmers' Market
Most farmers' markets will close for the season at the end of October, so make sure to visit a nearby market for in-season produce, homemade baked goods, local products and more.