Arcadia Daze

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July, 2022

The small town of Arcadia is located in Manistee along M-22, showcasing northwest Michigan’s most scenic shoreline. Annually, late in July, the Village population soars with attendees and participants in the annual Arcadia Daze celebration. Events include an arts/crafts show, auto muster, 5k race, kids fishing and games, entertainment, grand parade, and concert.

Here is a Typical Event Schedule for Arcadia Daze:

(Most events are held at Finch Park, unless stated otherwise.)

Friday

  • 4:30pm – Opening ceremony featuring Arcadia VFW Post
  • 5pm – Pulled pork sandwiches
  • 5pm-8pm – Music in the pavilion
  • 5pm- 1am – Beer tent
  • 9pm-1am- Live band and dancing ($2 cover charge)
  • Dusk – Fireworks over Lake Michigan (Saturday raindate)

Saturday

  • 8am-12pm – Lions Club pancake breakfast, 4th & Oak streets
  • 8am-12pm – Registration for Auto Muster
  • 9am – 5k run (registration 7:30-8:45am)
  • 10am – Kids games, Community Center
  • 10am-2pm – Pie & coffee sale, Township Hall
  • 10am-4pm – Vendors in the Valley, Community Center
  • 10am-6pm – Arts and crafts show, 4th St
  • 11am-3pm – Rock Painting, Community Center
  • 11:30am – Ham & German potato salad lunch, Trinity Lutheran Church
  • 1pm – Kids fishing, fishing dock 1st & State streets
  • 1pm – Beer Tent
  • 2pm – Craft Beer Tasting
  • 3pm – Auto Muster Awards
  • 4:30pm – Barbecue chicken dinner
  • 5pm – Live Music
  • 9pm-1am – Live Music & Dancing

Sunday

  • 8am-12pm – Lions Club pancake breakfast, 4th & Oak streets
  • 10am-2:30am – Arts & Crafts, 4th St
  • 12:30pm – Plymouth Fife & Drum Concert, Finch Park to Marina
  • 1:30-2:30pm – Gala Parade, Lake St
  • 2:30pm – Scottville Clown Band Concert, Finch Park
For more information on Arcadia Daze:

Manistee County Visitors Bureau

(877) 626-4783

310 First St. Manistee, MI,  49660

visitmanisteecounty.com