Festivals and Events

Village Events, Spotlights & Updates

Party for Preservation

Party For Preservation? (Formerly known as "Wine, Dine, & Unwind") Why did we change the name? We wanted to put the emphasis on preserving the history of Sanilac County. And what a better way to raise money than to throw a party for our museum supporters! So while you are here why don't you act today and get your tickets now before they are gone... Here. What Is Included At This Party? Let's start off with - Mark Your Calendar & Save the Date - July 23, 2017; 4 - 9 pm. Parking: On-Site at the Sanilac County Historic Village and Museum. Included are: Dinner Drinks - Guests will be able to select from a few offerings from Local Vineyards: Blue Water Winery or 3North Vines. And, if wine is not your thing then ask for something from Sandusky's hometown brewery, Elk Street Brewery Ltd. & Tap Room. We will also be serving a specially brewed selection specifically designed for the event and only available on Sunday night at the Party For Preservation. Entertainment by - New Classica. Live Auction Silent Auction Cost $75 per person Limited seating Sponsor a Table of 10 with advertising benefits for only $1250.00. Event Sponsor: Sanilac County Historical Society Event Sponsor: Sanilac County Historic Village and Museum

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

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…