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Ragtime Festival – Zehnder’s

April 25, 2024
Zehnder’s has been host to ragtime performers from around the United States and Canada for over 25 years. Come and enjoy ragtime music performed by our featured pianist, Bob Milne and other world renowned musicians

Vera Bradley Outlet Sale

May 1, 2024
The Vera Bradley Annual Outlet Sale is one of our most favorite events!  The shopping. The savings. The selection.

Kentucky Oaks

May 2, 2024 - May 4, 2024
Kentucky Oaks Day at Churchill Downs is the second highest attended horse race in the United States – following the Triple Crown of racing; the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes. Aside from thunderous live horse racing, fans celebrate fashion and fundraising for critical women’s health issues. On Kentucky Oaks Day, Churchill Downs Racetrack is a vision in pink as more than 100,000 guests are asked to incorporate pink into their attire in an effort to drive national attention to the fight against breast and ovarian cancer.  

Tulip Time Festival

May 6, 2024 - May 7, 2024
If you’re looking for a beautiful spring destination, think Tulip Time in Holland, Michigan!   The festival began in 1929 when the City of Holland saw its first crop of 100,000 tulips bloom. Since then, Holland has blossomed each spring with millions of tulips. Celebrating their 95th year in 2024,  Tulip Time has grown over the decades to be so much more than a flower festival. Today the splendor continues, with fun events and activities for all ages.

Detroit Fireworks

June 24, 2024
The Detroit Princess is the best location on the river to view Detroit's Freedom Festival Fireworks!

Michigan Lavender Festival

June 29, 2024
This annual festival keeps growing and is now at 2 locations for the cost of one ticket! This event is the largest lavender festival on the east coast and will showcase Michigan’s top lavender farms.

Mackinac Island Grand Experience

October 20, 2024 - October 23, 2024
This Grand Experience is an all-inclusive discounted travel package for travelers ages 50+, complete with exciting events, accommodations at luxurious Grand Hotel, five course meals, carriage tours, activities and more!