Michigan events are varied to attract the young and the young at heart. For those remembering the fun of kites or wanting to create memories for the kids, the Great Lakes Kites Festival in Grand Haven is the place to go. The Blessing of the Bikes, held in Baldwin, is another option for families who enjoy outdoor activities.
There are several Michigan music festivals worth attending. The World Expo of Beer, held in Frankenmuth, allows attendees to sample beer from breweries located world-wide while listening to music. The BBQ, Blues, and Bluegrass: A Taste of Michigan Festival of St. Joseph has good local food and great music.
Other types of festivals in Michigan focus around the arts or the outdoors. The East Lansing Art Festival has a large section devoted to children as well as music and crafts. The Dowagiac Dogwood Fine Arts Festival provides every type of art imaginable including theatre, music, and visual arts. The National Morel Mushroom Festival in Boyne City features a hunt as well as gourmet foods and carnival rides. The Empire Asparagus Festival has food and dancing as well as an annual contest for the best poem about asparagus. Regardless of age, there is something for everyone in Michigan.