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Jackson Hot Air Jubilee

July 23, 2022
In 1983 a group of Hot Air Balloon enthusiasts who lived in and around Jackson came up with the dream of a family friendly event for the Jackson Community. The Hot Air Jubilee was born.

Sauder Village Apple Festival

September 14, 2022
What better way to welcome in the fall season than with a day dedicated to apples! Sauder Village will be highlighting this favorite fall fruit throughout the week with special apple-themed recipes in their historic homes and hands-on apple activities for all ages to enjoy.

Holland Fall Festival

October 8, 2022
Holland Fall Fest will be bigger and better than ever before with tons of fall themed activities in store.  There are many activities planned for today and the full schedule will be available soon.

Michael Bublé- Little Caesars Arena

October 10, 2022
SOLD OUT, Waitlist only - Grammy winning, multi-platinum superstar entertainer Michael Bublé will be back on the road with his brand new “Higher” tour.  With unstoppable talent, energy and a voice that is equally at home singing standards, pop tunes, swing, jazz, R&B and comedy, it’s no wonder that when Michael Bublé gets to town, the party begins. You don’t want to miss it!

Wheel of Fortune – LIVE!

October 22, 2022
New! - One of the greatest game shows of all time wants to give more fans a chance to win at Wheel of Fortune LIVE! Guests can audition to go on stage and feel like they stepped into the game show itself.  Win fantastic prizes including $10,000, a trip to Paris, Hawaii and more!

The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island

October 24, 2022 - October 27, 2022
Since 1887 Grand Hotel beckons guests to a bygone era of old-world hospitality and charm. Experience the tradition of Afternoon Tea in the Parlor, dressing up for dinner, nightly dancing to the sounds of the Grand Hotel Orchestra, and sitting in a rocking chair on the world’s longest porch with views of the Straits of Mackinac.

Van Gogh in America

November 3, 2022
Experience about 70 authentic Van Gogh works from around the world and discover the fascinating story of America's introduction to this iconic artist, in an exhibition only at the DIA.  

An Evening with Garrison Keillor featuring Robin & Linda Williams

November 19, 2022
New! - Garrison Keillor, author of Lake Woebegon Days and the creator of A Prairie Home Companion, brings his gentle wit and Midwestern sense of humor back to the stage. The trio of Keillor and Robin and Linda Williams sing their favorite gospel, doo-wop and heart songs.    

Holiday Mystery Tour

November 29, 2022 - December 2, 2022
New! - Pamper yourself with a holiday mystery trip that will be sure to get you in the Holiday spirit! We’ve chosen only the best-of-the-best for this trip! Kick off the holiday season with this Christmas-themed mystery tour. Enjoy a 3 night stay at a 4 Star Resort that will be decked-out for the holidays. Some features of this tour will include 7 delicious meals, an Afternoon High Tea, Wine, Art, Christmas Confections, Holiday Shopping, Specialty Gifts for you, a Christmas show, and more! We can’t tell you where you’re going, but there will be something for everyone to enjoy on this trip!

Christmas at Crossroads Village – with The Huckleberry Railroad Train Ride

December 9, 2022
New! - Make memories to last all year when the spirit of the season fills the streets and shops at Crossroads Village, with thousands of sparkling lights.  Join friends and family for an evening ride on the Huckleberry Railroad and watch Village artisans make vintage crafts.

New Year’s Eve Party

December 31, 2022
New! - See The Marvelous Wonderettes performed by the Downriver Actors Guild.  Then, take the bus for a special VIP dinner at the Marriott Livonia in the Grand Ballroom.