Civil War Days


May 26 - 29, 2016
FREE Admission
Heritage Park, Coldwater, Michigan

Visit Website

Bring the family and join in on this Memorial weekend, living history event.
Complete with Civil War drills and a Battle of Rich Mountain Battle Re-enactment.  Throughout the day observe period craftsman at work. Sunday morning attend a Civil War Church Service.  
Military and Civilian impressions, demonstrations, encampments, drills, a raffle for items donated by area businesses and a period dance Saturday evening.  All this and more makes for a fun filled, holiday weekend in Coldwater, Michigan. Go to their website for a complete schedule of events.

Swap Meet-Car Show


Coldwater, Michigan
Mother's Day Weekend

Date and Time
Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Visit Website

This is an annual Mother's Day weekend event held at the Branch County Fairgrounds in Coldwater, MI. We have the largest show in the area with up to 1,200 Show Cars, over 100 Show Quality Cycles, over 300 Vendors including Swap and Arts & Crafts plus over 10,000 spectators yearly. Goodie bags to first 500 cars dash plaques to first 1000 cars. Door prizes drawn daily. Grand prize drawing Sunday @ 3:00 p.m., must be present to win.



Branch County Fairgrounds
262 Sprague Street
Coldwater, Michigan 49036


Tibbits Summer Theatre


Coldwater, Michigan
Annually June-August
Visit Website

Today Tibbits is busy year round. Professional summer stock and children's theatre draw large summer crowds. Winter events include concerts, Community Theatre, Christmas shows, recitals, children's theatre, and professional productions. Work from area artists is an ongoing exhibit. 517-278-6029

Entertainment Under the Stars


Coldwater, Michigan
Tuesday Evenings in July
Visit Website

Bring your lawn chair and relax in the park listening to local artists perform their music.  This weekly event will run Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m., July 1st through the 31st in the 4-Corner Park in Downtown Coldwater.  For information call  (517) 279-6902 or visit their website.

Branch County Fair


Coldwater, Michigan
1st Full Week in August
Visit Website

The Branch County 4-H Fair draws in thousands annually.  Farm animals, crafts, carnival rides and fair food are abundant resources at the fair.  A Demolition Derby, Combine Derby, Mud Bogs, Truck & Tractor Pulls and Car Soccer round out the week.  (517) 278-5367. 

Michigan’s Longest Antiques, Collectibles and Treasurers Sale


2nd weekend in August
Along U.S. 12 Heritage Trail
Visit Website

This annual event is set for the second weekend in August...along the Historical Heritage US 12 route…all 212 miles. Along U.S. 12 Heritage Trail from New Buffalo to Detroit, Michigan.  Each year this event draws more and more as individuals and families discover all the wonderful treasurers found as they drive along the route.

(517) 278-5985 or (800) 968-9333   

Back to Top

City Wide Garage Sales


Tekonsha, Michigan
Labor Day Weekend
(517) 767-4204
Visit Website

Bronson, Michigan
3rd Saturday in May
(517) 369-7334
Visit Website

City-wide and neighborhood wide sales are popular in this area, whether you are buying or selling.  These events annually help not only the sellers, but the local economy, as many visitors come to find that one of a kind treasure! 

Don't forget Michigan's Longest Yard Sale along the U.S. 12 Heritage Trail annually the second weekend in August.

Old 27 Tour


Coldwater to Cheboygan
3rd Tuesday-Saturday in August
Visit Website

Calling all car enthusiasts…Cruise the open road of old U.S. 27 for 5 wonderful and fun filled days.  Cruises of Coldwater Country are mapped out for this fun event.  Goody bags, door prizes and lots of fun await you in Coldwater.  The tour starts in Coldwater on Tuesday and finishes in Cheboygan, Michigan on Saturday.  Pick up your passbook and rev up your engines in Coldwater Wednesday morning for a light breakfast and the start of the cruise. (517) 881- 2329.

Coldwater Mini-Triathlon


Coldwater, Michigan
Saturday 1-Week Before Labor Day
Visit Website

Over 20 years ago this event has been on Coldwater Lake, bringing participants from all over the country.  Despite its title men, women and children compete by swimming 300 yards, biking 6 miles and running 3 miles to the finish line. Annually a week before Labor Day.   (517) 279-9038

Back to Top