News & Announcements

Santa Claus, Light Parade, Window Decorating

The Village of Mancelona, Mancelona Bass Festival, Mancelona DDA, students and organizations within Mancelona Public Schools, and Mancelona Chamber of Commerce welcome you to the holiday season in Mancelona!


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Friday, December 10, 2021 - Last day to register for the residential & commercial window decorating contest.  Call Mancelona Chamber of Commerce, 231-587-5500 or email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,  Provide your name/business name, address, contact person and phone number.  Register before 5:00 p.m.


Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - Judges will be out and about between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. visiting the businesses and home that registered.


Saturday, December 18, 2021 - Santa comes to town at 5:00 p.m.  He arrives dowtown Mancelona on

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Cook's Country Catering Now Open in Mancelona

"I love nothing more than sharing my passion for chasing dreams, and connecting with people through food.  Every meal I cook, I hope to create memorable dining experiences through my food."  Rob Cook,2021 11 09 COOKS Country Catering Natasha and Rob IMG 9974 Owner and Chef, Cook's Country Catering


Cook's Country Catering is an Event Planner, and Food Delivery Service caterer.  Their extended holiday menus include Thanksgiving turkeys, dinner rolls, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry relish,  homestlyle stuffing, pumpkin and apple piesm wuth service for 12 people.    There's also a dessert menu with cheesecakes, breads, cookies and chocolate.


Contact the Cook's at (810) 342-8448.  Available for holidays, celebrations office parties and more.






2021 Summer Celebration Concerts to Begin

The 2021 Summer Celebration Concerts begin Tuesday, July 13, 2021 with The Miracles.  


Up next:


Kenny Thompson - July 20


Judy Harrison's ReBooted - July 27


Down 'n Out - August 10


All concerts begin at 7:00 p.m.  There is no charge to attend.  Please bring lawn chairs or blankets.


Concerts are held downtown Mancelona in Triangle Park.


In case of rain causing a delay or rescheduling, we will post updates on our Website and Facebook page.


For more information call 231-587-5500 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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B&D Truck Parts and Towing

Derrer Oil

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Moore Plumbing and Heating, Inc

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