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Experience Local Events

Located just one block from downtown Charlevoix, Hotel Earl of Charlevoix gives you a front-row seat to the best events in town. No matter which season you visit Northern Michigan, there are fun things to do every day of the year. From summer concerts to fall color tours to winter festivals and spring farmer’s markets, there are plenty of events where you can join the locals at play.

Boyne Thunder

Speed, excitement and smiles return to northern Michigan for the Boyne Thunder Poker Run.

Venetian Festival

The Charlevoix Venetian Festival has been bringing people together for almost 90 years! Established in 1931, this jubilant tradition started with a simple candle-lit boat parade.

Waterfront Art Fair

The Charlevoix Waterfront Art Fair has been bringing fine art to our community. It is the second oldest juried art fair in Michigan.

Charlevoix Apple Festival

Experience the magic of autumn in northern Michigan at the Annual Charlevoix Apple Festival.

Charlevoix Trout Tournament

The annual Trout Tournament is a fishing competition on Lakes Michigan and Charlevoix.

Charlevoix Marathon

Join us for the  annual Charlevoix Marathon, Half, 10k, and 5k.  The start and finish line are located directly in front of the hotel.

Summer Art Show

The Charlevoix Summer Art Show features a mix of fine arts and crafts displayed on the shores of scenic Round Lake in downtown Charlevoix.

Art & Craft Show

Combine one of the most picturesque settings in the state with a gather of 160 artists and craftsmen from around the country, and the result is Charlevoix's Annual Art & Craft Show.

Cherry Festival

The National Cherry Festival, steeped in tradition, resonates Pure Michigan through and through.

Charlevoix Bridge Drop

The Charlevoix Bridge Drop is back and better than ever.