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    November Michigan Events Calendar

    The ULTIMATE SOURCE of 2021 November Michigan events, festivals, happenings, Holiday events, activities and fun things to do in Michigan for families, couples and friends! 

    Monthly current event schedule and things to do in Michigan!

    Destinations: Detroit, Traverse City, Frankenmuth, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Petoskey, Charlevoix, Houghton Lake, Midland, South Haven, St. Joseph, Grand Rapids, Battle Creek, Upper Peninsula and more!  

    Plan your November Michigan trip or fall vacation around our inspiring festivals and events! 

    November Michigan events, festivals and activities are in full swing! Apple festivals, beer week and Comic Con are just a few of November events to look forward to! Lots of festivals in Michigan this weekend. 

    Traveling Michigan in November is absolutely stunning as our nights are cool but our days are sunny and still perfect for discovering forest walks! 

    Let’s travel Michigan together! See what’s happening in Michigan!

    Join us on Instagram where I’ve posted all of our November Michigan adventures and Michigan vacations!  We hope you enjoy our November Michigan fun things to do today!

    And as always, if you have November Michigan events, festivals and activities that you would like listed, let us know here!

    Get ready to run some corn mazes this November!!

    THE BEST November Michigan Events-2021

    • Charlevoix’s Restaurant Week, Fall 2021 cancelled. This is an opportunity to come to your favorite local restaurants and try new dishes at special prices 
    • 9th Annual M-60 Corn Maze, November 2021, Union City 
    • Piquette Fall Art Fair, Thu, Nov 4, 3:00 PM at the 461 Piquette Ave • Detroit, MI
    • Smetanka Arts & Crafts Show, November 6, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Main Expo Center, Kalamazoo, MI
    • Holiday Expo and Artisan’s Market, November 6, 2021, 9 AM – 3 PM Forest Hills Eastern High School, 2200 Pettis Ave NE, Ada, MI
    • Self-Guided Saturdays at The Pines (Dow Gardens) Midland, MI, Call for availability. 
    • Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village is one of the top Christmas experiences in the country! Tickets go on sale early November 2021.  Book your spots in early November as they sell out fast!
    • Traverse City Beer Week, November 12-19, 2021 Traverse City Beer Week showcases a series of events highlighting their fabulous craft beer scene. Experience craft beer tastings, dinners, and workshops.
    • Detroit Doll Show/Expo, Sat, Nov 13, 11:00 AM. Northwest Activities Center, Detroit, MI
    • Harper Holly Days Craft Show, November 13, 2021, Harper Creek Middle School, Battle Creek, 9 am–3 pm, Free.  I love this show, I had a booth there for several years as an artist! 
    • Flapjack and Flannel Fest, November 2021 TBD, 12 pm – 7 p.m, $10 – $60. The Little Fleet, 448 E Front St, Traverse City, MI.  Don your awesome flannel shirts and come on down to The Little Fleet for the annual festival where amazing flapjacks from Daily Blend and The Cooks House will be served with handcrafted cocktails from Iron Fish Distillery and craft beers from Michigan’s finest breweries.

    • Pretzel Rolling at Bavarian Inn, ongoing, 2:30 PM, Bavarian Inn Restaurant, 713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI. Become a German baker! You will be taught proper pretzel-rolling methods to roll your own pretzel! Pick up your piping hot pretzel after it is baked!  This is very fun, we’ve done it!
    • North Pole Express Train Ride – IT SELLS OUT VERY QUICKLY (before end of October)– Saturdays and Sundays, November ?? to December ?? (dates coming soon). Departing from Owosso, MI. Embark on a nostalgic journey back in time to the Christmas of yesteryear when you climb aboard the North Pole Express, pulled by the world-famous Pere Marquette 1225 steam train! Depart from the Steam Railroading Institute for a four-hour, round trip excursion to the Village of Ashley’s Country Christmas. 
    • Traverse City Shop & Sip Craft Market, CANCELLED 2021 1 – 7 PM, Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, 100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd, Acme, MI. The Traverse City Shop & Sip is a fun northern Michigan handmade holiday craft market.
    • Dowagiac Christmas Open House Weekend and Craft Show, November 12 and 13, 2021, Enjoy yuletide classics while enjoying holiday activities held downtown from 10 to 2 p.m. A true-to-life Old-World Santa and European-styled Mrs. Claus greet children downtown.  
    • Kalamazoo Holiday Parade, The Maple Hill Kalamazoo Holiday Parade will return this November and take to the streets of downtown Kalamazoo on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021 at approximately 11:00 a.m.
    • Battle Creek Holiday Parade, Sat, Nov 20, 2021. 77 E Michigan Ave, Battle Creek, MI. Since 1979 parade goers can enjoy the colorful Battle Creek Holiday Parade as it routes along Michigan Avenue through beautiful downtown Battle Creek.  It’s the beginning of the International Festival of Lights and you can see Santa Claus too!
    • International Wine, Beer & Food Festival, November 19, 2021  DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, 4-10 p.m.
    • Silver Bells in the City, Friday, November 19th from 5-9 PM, Downtown Lansing, Parade on Washington and Capital, concerts, tree lighting, music.
    • Fantasy of Lights, Howell, MI Parade begins at 7 p.m. on November 26, 2021. This spectacular nighttime parade includes dozens of illuminated floats, marching bands, over 50 other entries, and Santa.
    • 26th Annual Luminary Festival, November 19, 2021, Downtown St. Joseph, 5–8 pm, Free 
    • Festival of the Lights, Big Rapids, Saturday, November 20, 2021, 6 – 8 PM. $10 entry fee, line-up starts at 4:00 pm along Michigan Avenue (South of Oak Street) and Cedar Street.  Parade starts at 6:00 pm.
    • The Big Bright Light Show, Rochester, Mi, November 23, 2021 – Monday, January 3, 2022 Where is the big bright light show in Rochester Mi? It’s all along Main Street in Rochester, Michigan.
    • Treetops 10th Annual Beer and Wine Festival – November 20, 2021. 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Treetops Resort, 3962 Wilkinson Road, Gaylord, MI.  
    • Festival of Trees, The Muskegon Museum of Art, 2021 TBD
    • Comedy Night, November 27, 2021. 8pm – 10 pm. Treetops Resort, 3962 Wilkinson Road, Gaylord, MI.  
    • Tree Lighting Ceremony, Bronson Park, 2021 TBD, Kalamazoo, 5 pm, Free

    Michigan Farms to Visit in November (Think Cider and Donuts!)

    Gull Meadow Farms-Richland, MI. Pumpkins, delicious donuts and a corn maze.  We used to go there weekly when we lived in the area.  There is a train for kids and a tractor drawn hay wagon for the whole family.  Great place!! What a fun November Michigan event! We love it!

    Uncle Johns Cider Mill-8614 US-127, St Johns, MI.  Gorgeous barn with hard ciders and treats!

    Leaman’s Green Applebarn-7475 N. River Road, Freeland, MI.  Cider and donuts are a must. Baked goods are outstanding!

    Baynes Apple Valley-5395 Midland Road, Freeland, MI Awarded Mid-Michigan’s Best Orchard 3 years in a row! Great homemade baked goods and fresh pressed pure apple cider. We love grabbing a sandwich in the cute shop and grabbing some fresh cider on the way out! Great place to meet friends during cool November Michigan afternoons!

    Coveyou Scenic Farms-4160 US-131, Petoskey, MI We loved our stop at Coveyou Scenic Farm market, the owners are super friendly and the market has so many great things! We purchased bottles of syrup and squash!

    Pond Hill Farms-5699 S Lake Shore Dr, Harbor Springs, MI.  If you are out and about for Michigan fall color tours, be sure to stop at Pond Hill Farms to enjoy fresh warm donuts and cider around their bonfire!  There’s a cafe to warm up and enjoy the day!

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    We hope you enjoy our exciting November Michigan events and ideas of fun things to do! Perfect for families, solo or couples.

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    Disclaimer: Please be sure to visit a particular event’s website to verify dates, times, happenings and details.  We make every possible effort to be verify these the event details but as we are human, mistakes can occur and event dates/times can change.  If you see an error below, PLEASE let us know and we will correct it.

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    Event Centers in Michigan

    Still bored? Don’t forget to check these Michigan event centers/theaters/auditoriums across Michigan for concerts, events, shows or comedy entertainment! 

    Here are a few Michigan event centers to inspire you!  

    • Cobo Hall-Detroit
    • Midland Center for the Arts-Midland
    • Dow Gardens-Midland
    • Kalamazoo State Theatre
    • Fire Keepers Casino
    • Soaring Eagle Casino-Mt. Pleasant
    • Wings Event Center-Kalamazoo
    • Miller Auditorium-Kalamazoo
    • Civic Auditorium-Kalamazoo
    • Chenery Auditorium-Kalamazoo
    • Kellogg Arena-Battle Creek
    • LMC Mendel Center-Benton Harbor
    • Franke Center for the Arts-Marshall
    • The Bob-Grand Rapids
    • Van Andel-Grand Rapids
    • Devos Place-Grand Rapids
    • Dow Event Center-Saginaw

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