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


Concerts in the Park

Monday Nights at 7 PM in the Onekama Village Park. Concerts are free, but donations are always welcome.​


Hollywood Who Dunnit

Murder Mystery Dinner

PLA Fundraiser 

May 29, 2020

Christmas in Onekama

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Portage Petunia Parade

Its history as we know it.

Community Events

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Manistee County Fair 2020

Kettlebell Workout
Tour Group

Onekama Block Party

Thursday July 9th from 5p -  8p.

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2020 SCHEDULE Near & Farr Friends

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Fall 2019 OCS Fitness Classes

8-Week Session

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More Local Information

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.
Douglas Valley Winery
Check out the Douglas Valley Winery for local wine tastings, hours and events.
Ramsdell Theatre
The historic Ramsdell Theatre features live performances, an art gallery, Met Opera Live and many tours, classes and workshops.
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)

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Douglas Valley Winery

Check out the Douglas Valley Winery for local wine tastings, hours and events.

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