Baldwin, Michigan may be small but they do events and festivals in a big way. Venture east of Lake Michigan to find fun for the whole family!
Photos by Baldwin Troutarama
Since 1957, thousands of people have annually met in Baldwin every July to enjoy themselves at the Troutarama Festival. One of the highlights of the Troutarama Festival is the Grand Parade with a performance by the “world famous” Scottville Clown Band. The Troutarama is packed with even more fun including a free concert, craft exhibits & sales, a 5k race, cornhole tournament, midway by Schmidt Amusements, kids activities, and an entertainment tent with live music.
Set in the heart of the Manistee National Forest, Baldwin is a haven for those who enjoy the great outdoors. Read the stories below or go to the Baldwin destination page.
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