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Start Planning Your Visit to Winter Festivals in Michigan

Start Planning Your Visit to Winter Festivals in Michigan

There are two types of people when it comes to winter: those who embrace it and those who look to escape it. If you fall into the first category, consider packing your bags and heading to Bay Pointe. Found on the shores of Gun Lake, our resort is the ideal destination to call home for anyone looking to explore a winter wonderland. We are also the perfect home base for anyone looking to check out some of the memorable winter festivals in our region of Michigan.

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There are endless things to do when visiting Michigan in the winter. In between all the cross-country skiing and ice fishing, take a break to check out some of the events and festivals taking place near our lakefront resort. Some of the most popular options take place after the holidays, which means you can extend your celebration into the new year.

Christkindl Markt

Running from mid-November to mid-December is the Christkindl Markt in Grand Rapids. The festive Christmas village is lined with countless vendors selling artisans gifts and delicious food. There is also plenty of live holiday entertainment and family fun.

World of Winter Festival

For two months, the largest winter festival in the Midwest takes over downtown Grand Rapids. The World of Winter Festival runs from mid-January to mid-March and features over 100 art installations. There are also endless free activities and events.

Gun Lake Winterfest

Every year, the Gun Lake Business Association hosts Gun Lake Winterfest. Not only is this annual event a good time, but it’s also a good cause. Have fun checking out winter-themed events while raising money for local charities. The lineup is known to change year-to-year.

Experience a Winter Wonderland Getaway with Bay Pointe

A guestroom at a Shelbyville resort to stay at when checking out winter festivals in Michigan.

Whether you’re hoping to visit one of the local winter festivals or try your hand at quintessential winter activities, there is no shortage of things to do in Michigan when the snow starts to fall. Regardless of what is on your itinerary, you can enjoy the perfect escape with Bay Pointe.

Our grounds look like a real-life snow globe when blanketed by snow. See the beautiful scenery for yourself by booking your stay in one of our spacious yet cozy Michigan vacation rentals. With everything from hotel rooms to cottages, we have accommodations for everyone. Call 269-672-8111 to learn more about our resort or ways to save.