Festivals and Events

Village Events, Spotlights & Updates

Sanilac County Historic Village & Museum 2017 Events

2017 Year-End Calendar •  August 5-6 (Sat, Sun) Civil War Days 10am-5pm •  August 11-13 (Fri-Sun) Antique & Thumb Yard Sale Trail 10 am-5pm •  August 20 (Sun) “Great Lakes Passenger Ship Disaster”, Wayne Kadar, Author 3-5pm •  September 17 (Sun) "The Toledo War" presented by Alan Naldrett, author 3-5pm •  September 23 (Sat) House in Mourning & Walking Tour of Port Sanilac Cemetery 1-5pm •  September 23 (Sat) Home Dinner RSVP 810-359-7701 or 810.376.8208 6-9pm •  October 14 & 21 (Sat) Haunted Village (family friendly) 7-9pm •  October 15 (Sun) William Henry Russell, Classical Guitar Soloist 3-5pm •  November 19 (Sun) “Bombs Away” Ric Mixter, author 3-5pm •  November 25 (Sat) Christmas Open House and Caroling in the Mansion 6-9pm •  December 2 & 9 (Sat) Victorian Dinner 6:30 pm •  December 10 (Sun) Christmas Choral Concert at St. Mary’s Church, Richard Cannon, Director   www.sanilaccountymuseum.org

Blessing of the Fleet

Port Sanilac Blessing of the Fleet

Join us for the kick-off of the 2017 Boating Season! 2017 marks the 66th Anniversary of the opening of the first Harbor of Refuge on the Great Lakes. Every Memorial Day, the Port Sanilac Harbor holds its annual Blessing of the Fleet. All vessels are encouraged to participate in the blessing tour around the Harbor.…

Fireworks & Parade

Lighted Boat Parade

Powerboat, Sailboat, Dinghy or Kayak Light it up and come on out! Prize for 1st Place Follow the Miss Port Sanilac (MPS) out of harbor at dusk and will travel one mile north and one mile south – Judges will be on the MPS and once all boats are out, the MPS will turn and…

Summer Festival

Music in the Harbor

Come out and enjoy the Music every Saturday night 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Weather permitting June 10th: TBA 17th: Kuhn Bros 24th: Dale Mason July 1st: Char Kaspurus / DJ 8th: Double Play 15th: Black River Bluegrass Boys 22nd: Dynasty 60’s Band 29th: Straight Shooter August 5th: 4th Annual Blues Festival 12th: Hooligans 19th:…

Antique Boat Show & Vintage

Port Sanilac Antique Boat Show & Vintage Festival

Activities for those that love the combination of “varnish,” “sunshine,” “water,” and vintage memories! The Annual Port Sanilac Antique Boat Show is a two-day event filled with mahogany, teak, chrome, and other vintage specialties. Come view the boat displays on land and in the wide-open blue water of Lake Huron. Vintage motorcycles line the street…

Farmers' Market

Come on down to the market from Mid May – end of October.

Thumb Fiber Festival

The 2nd Annual Thumb Fiber Festival!| November 10 & 11, 2017 10:00 am – 5:00pm New this year, a Workshop Retreat! November 7 – 9, 2017 Come out and celebrate local fiber farmers, weavers, spinners, knitters, and other fiber artists! Artists will gather from all over the Thumb to share their talents with anyone who…