March is a great month to enjoy a variety of exciting end-of-winter events around the Mitten State. Sample fresh maple syrup, slip in a snowshoe hike, catch a show, and much more. Whichever event you chose, it’s sure to be a great way to round out another beautiful Michigan winter!
STOMP: Clinton Township – March 3-4
Experience the thrill of the highly unique and world-famous percussion show “STOMP” at the Macomb Center for Performing Arts during the first weekend in March. Visit their website to purchase advance tickets to this heart-pounding and exciting performance.
Mackinac Island Twilight Turtle Trek: Mackinac Island – March 4
Head to Mackinac Island and experience their last Twilight Turtle Trek of the season. This free events features a two-mile, lantern-lit snowshoe hike through Mackinac Island State Park. Participants can also enjoy a bonfire and hot cocoa station.
West Michigan Home and Garden Show: Grand Rapids – March 2-5
If sprucing up around the house or garden is on your spring to-do list, stop by the West Michigan Home and Garden Show. Over 350 vendors, free seminars, and Michigan’s own Carter Oosterhouse will be part of the event. It’s everything for your home and garden, all in one place!
Kids’ Festival Weekend: Boyne Falls – March 10-12
The Boyne Mountain Kids’ Festival Weekend offers something for children of all ages, both on and off the slopes. With activities such as tubing, ziplining, crafts, story time, and more, the weekend promises to be filled with plenty of fun and excitement!
Mid-Michigan Outdoor & Boat Show: Birch Run – March 10-12
While summer may still be a few months away, the upcoming Mid-Michigan Outdoor & Boat Show will help you start dreaming of warm weather fun. The portable Vietnam Memorial Wall will also be on hand for the event.
Maple Syrup Day: Midland – March 18
Kids and adults will enjoy this fun and educational event that focuses on Michigan’s maple syrup history and production. Visitors will enjoy crafts, a pancake breakfast, and watch sap transform into pure maple sugar. This event is sponsored by the Chippewa Nature Center.
The Art of Beer Festival: Benton Harbor – March 18
Join beer lovers from across the state at this annual celebration of Michigan craft brews, hard ciders, and carbonated meads. Also enjoy a variety of delicious food from local eateries and live entertainment. Purchase advance tickets for this 21 and older event at the Lake Michigan College – Mendal Center website.
March Madness Hoopfest: East Lansing – March 23-25
Jump into March Madness at this interactive basketball playground. Geared toward children of all ages, this event takes place during the MHSSA Boys’ Basketball Semi-Finals and Finals. It will include a variety of basketball skill games, displays, and educational activities.
How will you choose to spend your time in March? Are you planning to attend another great Michigan event?