News & Announcements

65th annual Mancelona Bass Festival set for May 27-31, 2021

Cast into the 65th annual Mancelona Bass Festival, May 27-31, 2021!

 

Festival organizers have been working hard on their schedule of events.  Come see us at the carnival, parades, flea market, crafters market, classic car show, entertainment and more!

 

See the full schedule at www.mancelonabassfest.org

 

or visit their Facebook page, Mancelona Bass Festival.

 

The festival will be held over Memorial Day week-end this year.

4th annual M-88 Market Tour Set for June 19, 2021

Save the date - June 19, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for the 4th annual M-88 Outdoor Market Tour.
 
It's an Antrim County-wide outdoor market sale along the M-88 Hwy from Mancelona to Eastport. If you live, or have a business along the 26 mile stretch of M-88 between Mancelona and Eastport, this is for you!
 
BUSINESSES: This is a unique opportunity and ideal time to hold sidewalk and indoor sales. Hundreds come to the area just for this shopping event.
 
RESIDENTS: you are encouraged to have garage sales, barn sales etc. Various business locations will have sidewalk sales and offer space for vendors to set up booths for their sales. Contact Jamie at 231-533-6448 or Shelly at 231-313-1517 for more details.
 
Maps will be available again this year. To have your address or business included on the map, contact Shelly Dayton at The Flying Pig in Bellaire, 231-313-1517. The fee is just $10.
 
Shoppers - be ready! There will be loads of great deals including antiques and collectibles, retail deals and more in Mancelona, Bellaire, Central Lake, Eastport and all points between!

Stay in Touch with Mancelona Chamber, Events & Members

We've recently launched a new e-mail platform for our members. Now, it's more convenient and user-friendly to stay in touch with our members, community events, news and announcements and more! To sign up for our e-newsblast, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and request to be placed on our e-news.  Newsletters are sent monthly, or more often as news develops.

 

 

Area Visitors Guide 2021 On the Way

Life on the 45th is a visitors guide highlighting the communities of Mancelona, Alden, Bellaire and Central Lake.  Featured sections include maps and locations, recreation, dining, things to see and do, community calendar of events, and a business director.  This full color, glossy magazine will be published and circulated by Memorial Day week-end, 2021.  

 

The current issue is available in most stores.  Please call Mancelona Chamber of Commerce, 231-587-5500 for locations, or if you have questions.

 

We look forward to your visit in Antrim County!