Local Events & Information

The Portage Lake Association is proud to bring some great events to locals and tourists alike. Check out our events below, along with many other local events and things to do throughout the year.

Portage Lake Association Events

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Christmas in Onekama

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Portage Petunia Parade

Its history as we know it.

Community Events


Near & Farr Friends

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Manistee County Fair 2021

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Onekama Block Party

Thursday, July 7th, 2022

Kettlebell Workout

Spring 2022 OCS

Fitness Classes (8-Week Session)

Information coming soon...

More Local Information

Vogue Theatre
Vogue Theatre

Check out the Vogue Theatre Movie Schedule and visit the renovated theatre in Downtown Manistee. Featuring new releases, $0.25 kid movies and $2 classics.

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Ramsdell Theatre
Ramsdell Theatre

The historic Ramsdell Theatre features live performances, an art gallery, Met Opera Live and many tours, classes and workshops.

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Tight Lines for Troops
Tight Lines for Troops

Every May Tight Lines for Troops organizes a free fishing tournament on Lake Michigan for all veterans in Michigan.

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MANISTEE AREA – approx. 15 minutes South; Take M22 SE to US 31 South

Manistee Visitor’s Center: Events

Manistee Chamber Events & Calendar of Events


Things To Do

Manistee County Area

Approx. 15 minutes south - take M22 SE to US 31 South

City of Manistee: manisteemi.gov

Manistee Chamber of Commerce: manisteechamber.com

Manistee Visitor's Center Events, Things to Do, Lodging & Dining: visitmanisteecounty.com

Frostbite Saturday & Chili Crawl - Manistee (February)

Wine, Women & Chocolate - Downtown Manistee (May)

Manistee Forest Festival – Manistee (July) click here for brochure

Hops & Props – Downtown Manistee (September)

Boos, Brews and Brats – Downtown Manistee (October)

Sleighbell Parade Old Christmas Weekend – Downtown Manistee (December)

Ladies’ Night – Downtown Manistee (December)

Men’s Night – Downtown Manistee (December)