Events

Inn at Bay Harbor is the ultimate getaway, but the idea of a "getaway" varies from one guest to the next. For those who prefer to experience the flavor of the region firsthand, we take care to keep our event calendar full. Whether you schedule your visit around a particular event-or you're looking for an experience to enrich your stay at our one-of-a-kind Petoskey hotel-there's a good chance you'll find something unique to pique your interest. Check back regularly for our updated event calendar, and contact Concierge Services for additional details. 


Feb 24

Canvas d'Vine

Bring your friends and come join the fun! The Spa is once again hosting Canvas d'Vine at the Inn at Bay Harbor.

Artists and non-artists alike create their own work of art with step-by-step instructions from local artist, Kimberly Simon. No painting talent is necessary. Each three hour event begins at 6pm and costs $45 per person. All painting supplies and tastings of fun, unique wines are included. Please call 855.430.7506 today and reserve your easel.

Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month! Revel in the snow with us and bring your friends and family. Our sister resorts Boyne Highlands and Boyne Mountain offer novices an affordable and convenient opportunity to learn the joys of this lifelong sport. Ski and snowboard lessons from BOYNE SnowSports Academy professionals maximize your enjoyment in a safe, friendly environment.

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Jan 19 - Mar 23

Juried Photography Exhibition

The 2017 Crooked Tree Arts Center Juried Photography Exhibition, juried by the renowned photographer, Howard Bond, includes works selected from 140 submissions.

Juror: Howard Bond

Howard Bond began photographing in 1945, turning to fine art in the 1960s. He has had over 60 one-man exhibitions and 50 group exhibitions, with photographs in the collections of more than 35 museums in the United States and Europe.

Jan 28

Torchlight Snowshoeing at Camp Daggett

Snowshoe by torchlight first then come in from the cold for a cup of hot chocolate, freshly baked cookies and warm-up by the crackling fire in the beautiful main lodge.

The outing is sponsored by Bearcub Outfitters to promote all that Camp Daggett offers children and community. Buy raffle tickets for great Bearcub products with all proceeds going to Camp Daggett. Admission is free, donations are encouraged and snowshoes are available for all ages, 5-9pm.

Petoskey's Winter Carnival

A tradition that you don't want to miss - including Petoskey's famous bump jumping competition and a fun cardboard challenge! Admire ice sculptures displayed on downtown sidewalks and in Pennsylvania Park along with ice skating, retail therapy, a ghost walk and more in Downtown Petoskey and other events at the Petoskey Winter Sports Park.

Weekend Events
Feb 19

13th Annual Chili Cook-Off

The Harbor Springs Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to once again be hosting the annual Harbor Springs Area Chili Cook-Off  from noon-3pm and invites you to enjoy tastes from professionals and amateurs, and then cast your vote for the best chili in the two categories.

Discover all northern Michigan has to offer this President's Day weekend, then treat yourself and your family to a delicious afternoon of unique chili recipes...some like it hot, medium or mild. You're the judge!

The Harbor Springs Area Chamber of Commerce Chili Cook-Off is an opportunity to proudly partner with the Harbor Springs Food Pantry in an effort to keep their shelves full throughout the year. Everyone attending the event is encouraged to bring and a non-perishable item to help our local families. Donations of food, cleaning supplies, paper products, toiletries and pet items are greatly appreciated.

Admission at the door:
$12 for adults
$5 for children (8-12 years)

Swirl at Crooked Tree Arts Center

Mingle in the galleries of Crooked Tree Arts Center, while enjoying live music by local musicians and sampling wine, beer and appetizers from the best restaurants, wineries and breweries in the area. Doors open at 5:30 pm with food and music continuing until 7pm.

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Feb 25

Torchlight Snowshoeing at Camp Daggett

Snowshoe by torchlight first then come in from the cold for a cup of hot chocolate, freshly baked cookies and warm-up by the crackling fire in the beautiful main lodge.

The outing is sponsored by Bearcub Outfitters to promote all that Camp Daggett offers children and community. Buy raffle tickets for great Bearcub products with all proceeds going to Camp Daggett. Admission is free, donations are encouraged and snowshoes are available for all ages, 5-9pm.

Feb 25 - Feb 26

Pink Weekend at Boyne Highlands

Boyne Highlands is proud to host Pink Weekend -- a weekend of community support for breast cancer awareness and detection benefiting the McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation. Join us for a weekend of fun and community, and take part in fundraising auctions, Boyne Country Sports shop demos and a host of other festive, fun and often informative activities.

Mar 24

Canvas d'Vine

Bring your friends and come join the fun! The Spa is once again hosting Canvas d'Vine at the Inn at Bay Harbor.

Artists and non-artists alike create their own work of art with step-by-step instructions from local artist, Kimberly Simon. No painting talent is necessary. Each three hour event begins at 6pm and costs $45 per person. All painting supplies and tastings of fun, unique wines are included. Please call 855.430.7506 today and reserve your easel.

Apr 14

Canvas d'Vine

Bring your friends and come join the fun! The Spa is once again hosting Canvas d'Vine at the Inn at Bay Harbor.

Artists and non-artists alike create their own work of art with step-by-step instructions from local artist, Kimberly Simon. No painting talent is necessary. Each three hour event begins at 6pm and costs $45 per person. All painting supplies and tastings of fun, unique wines are included. Please call 855.430.7506 today and reserve your easel.