LOCAL EVENTS

in Howard City, MI

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The Howard City Harvest Festival is an event that occurs in September of every year. Many of the events that go on include parades, car shows, flea markets, and much more!

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Easter
The Village of Howard City hosts an Easter Egg Scramble at Ensley Park the second Saturday before Easter. All children ages 12 and under are invited to participate in collecting some of the over 6,000 eggs the Village puts out every year. Door prizes are also available to win!

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Music in the Park
The Village of Howard City presents our music in the park series every summer on Tuesday evenings from early July to mid-August from 7-9 pm at Ensley Park. Area businesses and committees also provide concessions to raise money for various events and charitable organizations. So bring your lawn chair and your appetite and enjoy the wonderful music from our area musicians!

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Buck Pole
Think you will get the biggest buck? Come to the corner lot on Ensley and Shaw Street and look for the buck pole on November 15 and enter your buck with a chance to win great prizes! This event is a favorite with all the hunters and a great way to brag and tell your tall tale of how you bagged your "big one"!

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Halloween in the Park
All trick-or-treaters are invited to to this fun, safe, family-friendly venue for a bonfire, hayride, music, hot chocolate, cider, hotdogs, and doughnuts as well as all the CANDY and PRIZES!! The Village of Howard City DPW Department and our wonderful local businesses are thrilled to host this free event and hope to see you all on Halloween night.

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Tree Lighting
The first Saturday in December, the Village of Howard City celebrates the annual Tree Lighting for our community. Come on down to the depot (in front of the Library), make sure to enjoy the parade that will come down Edgerton Street, meet Santa and get your picture taken.  Enjoy the various activities, music, and treats at the Depot and Visit the downtown businesses for activities as well! Make sure to drive through town and look for all the business decorations and find out who will be the best decorated.