• Welcome to the Michigan

    Waterways Festival

    June 27 - June 30, 2019

  • Up North, the way you remember it! Take a stroll back to the days when the whole family would head up north for a summer getaway. Dip your feet in the cool, clear waters of the Straits of Mackinaw. Feed your adventurous spirit with a kayak tour of shipwrecks in Duncan Bay, or pack a picnic and sit on the banks of the Cheboygan River and watch the Open Water Challenge Great Lakes Downwind Championship kayak, SUP and paddle board racers cross the finish line in beautiful downtown Cheboygan, the Gateway to the Inland Waterway.
  • The Michigan Waterways Festival celebrates our pristine lakes, rivers and streams, from Lake Huron to Burt Lake and all the connecting waterways between! Enjoy family friendly activities ranging from campfire ghost stories told along the Cheboygan River, to live entertainment in the heart of downtown Cheboygan at Festival Square. Take a tour of the pride of Cheboygan, the USCG Cutter Mackinaw or try your hand at Sidewalk Chalk Art in Washington Park. Come to Cheboygan for the Michigan Waterways Festival, and let us remind you how a laid back up north summer vacation feels!
  • Our 2nd commemorative art print is available for purchase in the Cheboygan Area Chamber of Commerce Office, located at 124 N. Main Street, in beautiful Washington Park, in the heart of downtown Cheboygan! (231)627-7183 for information. *art prints can be shipped per request
  • Join other surf ski, SUP, sea kayak enthusiasts for the 6th annual 13.5 mile Michigan Waterways Festival Open Water Challenge, Great Lakes Downwind Championship. Saturday, June 29, 2019. This unique course will start with the majestic Mackinac Bridge and Mackinac Island as a backdrop and proceed downwind to the mouth of the Cheboygan River to the finish under Cheboygan's pedestrian bridge.

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  • The Cheboygan Area Chamber of Commerece and Pier M-33 welcome you to participate in the 7th Annual Inland Waterways Wooden Boat Show. This is a small-scale boat show in which the winner is selected solelyby a people's choice vote. Boats with home ports on the Inland Waterways are encouraged to participate. Spectators are encouraged to attend and cast their vote for "Best in Show"

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Open hours Monday -Friday 9am - 5pm

Address 124 N Main St Cheboygan, MI located in Washington park

 Email info@cheboygan.com
Phone 231-627-7183