Area Events throughout the Year

LIVE Music at the Rotary Pavilion, City Park – June to September

Mondays – Clam Lake Band…7:30 pm Monday, Rotary Performing Arts Pavilion.
Tuesdays – Jack Pine Pickers, first and third Tuesdays
Wednesday – Gospel music, varies
Thursdays – UpBeat Cadillac with folk, R&B, Jazz…

Click here for entertainment details…

Most all entertainment at the Pavilion begins at 7pm each night, open to the public, donations welcome.

Made in Michigan Market – June to Oct

Every Thursday, 7am – 1pm & Saturday, 8am – 1pm
Located in parking lot between After 26 Depot & Lake Cadillac
Come down before work and at Lunch…support local farmers, crafters, bakers, florist, artisans and musicians…and have a little fun too!

Note: Applications and/or forms are in process. Please call 231-775-0657.

For Market Rules and Regulations click here…

Farmer’s Market – July-October

8:00am – 4:30pm Tuesdays & Fridays
(Parking next to AmVets Downtown)

Cadillac Festival of Races – September 2

2017 is the 46th year of the 10K, the longest continually running 10K in Michigan. This year we are continuing the “festival” atmosphere established last year with vendors and live music. Come join us!

When: Saturday September 2, 2017 – 9:00 A.M.
Where: Cadillac City Park and Rotary Pavilion area on Lake Street – Cadillac, MI

Color Tour Trains – October

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Cadillac’s 5th Annual Craft Beer Festival – September 23

beerCity Park, Downtown Cadillac
Go to and for tickets, vending, and event details.






Halloween Downtown October 27

Trick or treat Downtown from 4-6pm. Bring the kids and stroll Mitchell Street for a safe early Trick or Treat event in downtown Cadillac. Stores, businesses and area non profits will be dressed up too and the sidewalks will be transformed into a Trick or Treat haven.

Christmas in the Park November 25

presented by the First Baptist Church of Cadillac

5:30pm – 6:45pm, in the City Park Rotary Performing Arts Pavilion, join Santa in the park to officially launch the lake front lights, sing carols, and visit with Santa

Small Business Saturday Downtown Cadillac November 25

Small Business Saturday Downtown Cadillac
Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 10 AM – 5 PM

Downtown Cadillac offers an open house atmosphere, with the Toy Town of Cadillac Toy Trot 5K in the City Park in the AM, shopping and festivities all day in our locally owned stores. This is a great day to rejuvenate your feeling of Christmas with hometown customer service and fun seeing other friends and family downtown.

Some stores will offer extended hours too!

Toy Town ‘Toy Trot 5k’ for Toys for Tots November 26

9am the 5k race starts, City Park, on Lake Street, following route on northside of Lake Cadillac and back. Wear your best Santa, elf, reindeer or ugly sweater clothes, win trophies, raise money for Toys for Tots, and have fun. Register on-line.

Cadillac Holiday Home Tour December 3rd

Presented by the Cadillac Garden Club

10am – 3pm, Teams of garden club members will for the 15th year in a row present 4 local homes and decorate with floral arrangements, evergreen swags and boughs, and exotic flowers for porches, entryways, family rooms, dining rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, outdoor views, and even mudrooms. See tickets & locations at Brinks Art & Framing, downtown.






Event dates and information have been posted at the first of the year, please use this information below as annual reference to the upcoming events, with dates over the same general weekend every year… Stay tuned…