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The big little town of Scottville, Michigan offers fun events and festivals that have something for everyone. From auctions to ice hockey, and concerts to kayak races, you’ll never be bored in Scottville!
Here we’ve condensed the most popular annual happenings, so you can see at a glance which time of year you may want to visit our wonderful area. Welcome to Scottville!
West Shore Community Ice Arena in Scottville hosts several youth and adult hockey tournaments throughout the fall and winter. The Area 24 Special Olympics host their charity hockey game to benefit local area Special Olympic athletes.
This public and free event has been bringing businesses and community agencies together annually for nearly 30 years to provide a fun-filled day for children and families. Each year, about 60 groups from local businesses, community agencies, and clubs have booths providing hands-on activities, snacks like cotton candy and popcorn, giveaways, and information on resources for families.
This race is held in conjunction with the Scottville 10 + 31 Celebration and includes three difference races to choose from. Two of the races are strictly kayak or canoe and the third is a triathlon which includes biking, running, and paddling. This event is sponsored by Paddle Sports Factory Outlet and Smith & Eddy Insurance and takes place on the Pere Marquette River.
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The spring/fall runs of steelhead and salmon, the resident brown trout and “brookies” make the PM River extremely popular for fishing.
The Grand Traverse Lighthouse is situated at the end of the Leelanau Peninsula within, about eight miles north of the town of Northport.
Created in 1980, this trail has 1,000 miles running through Michigan, which also runs through the Huron-Manistee National Forest.
The colorful attire and crazy antics of the Scottville Clown Band amuse people, but they also have extraordinary musical talent.
Pere Marquette River, with it’s moderately fast current and clear water, is an extremely popular river for canoeists and kayakers.
Michigan has a public ORV trail system for four different riding opportunities–motorcycles, ATVs, ORVs, and scramble areas.
West Michigan is home to numerous artists with so many different talents. Groovy music, vivid paintings, gorgeous photography, and more!
The Traverse City Opera House has a 700-seat theater which offers a place for quality arts and cultural entertainment.
The Silver Lake State Park is 3,000 acres and is situated between Silver Lake and Lake Michigan, offering boating, fishing, swimming, & ORV.
Beautiful color emerges come Fall. Take it all in with an afternoon drive, or stroll, through the many forests of West Michigan.