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Cadillac is the perfect Northern Michigan destination for everything summer. Make way for summer fun on the trails, beaches, and waterways of Cadillac.

 

SUMMER DAYS IN CADILLAC

Imagine the sun shining on your face as you leisurely wander the Lake Cadillac Foot & Bike path making your way toward Kenwood Park for a day at the beach, not a care in the world. Or maybe cruising across Lake Mitchell headed out on the water fishing or swimming the day away.

Cadillac offers an abundance of opportunities for summertime fun: fishing, boating, canoeing, hiking, backpacking, camping, mountain biking, golfing, horseback riding, kayaking, and bird-watching. Whatever your interest, adventures abound!

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Explore 131 North Campaign Off to a Strong Start

via Cadillac News by Karen Hopper Usher First, the tourists. Next, the investors. Economic development along the U.S. 131 corridor between Cadillac and Petoskey starts with a tourism campaign. In January of 2019, the communities along U.S. 131 contracted with Bit...

The Superbowl of Deer Season

(Mike Porter, Tim Porter, Levi Rowan, Lynn Frankenberger, and Jon Porter take a break from hunting for a picture and some lunch) November 15, a day for many Michiganders filled with incredible excitement. The opening day of deer rifle season is one of the best days of...

Hooking Into The Fall Steelhead Run

(Parker McNitt fighting a steelhead on a center pin rod) The Manistee River, located west of Cadillac, is the mecca of steelhead fishing. Steelhead, a migratory rainbow trout, are one of the most sought-after fish in the world. Every year, thousands of these fish...

The Science of Snowmaking

An overview of snowmaking operations at Caberfae Peaks with their snowmaking expert, Tim Meyer, article written by Maralee Cook. Picture this: You’re enjoying the outdoor heated pool and spa late at night at Caberfae Peaks Resort, gazing up at the stars after an...

Waterfowl Hunting Tips

Cadillac, Michigan has the luxury of being located in the middle of the Mississippi Flyway. This means that many ducks and geese will migrate through the area on their way south. The Cadillac area also has the good fortune of having many lakes, ponds, and marshes for...

Waldeck Island Nature Preserve

Waldeck Island Nature Preserve is an 11-acre nature preserve located on Stone Ledge Lake. On the preserve is a 1.2-mile looped trail through the serene forests and around the bio-diverse swamp. Walking the trail, exploring the shoreline, and visiting the viewing...

Clam River Greenway

The Clam River Greenway is a 1.6 mile paved trail that takes visitors from the CASA soccer fields to a couple Lake Cadillac trails. The trail is 10 feet wide and covers multiple boardwalks, bridges, and snakes with the Clam River through its entirety. "Walking and...

Cadillac Heritage Trail

Cadillac Heritage Trail is a 3.5-mile nature trail managed by Mitchell State Park. It can be accessed from the Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center.  The benefits of hiking are well documented, showing that seniors who hike regularly experience: Improved...

Cadillac Pathway

The Cadillac Pathway is an 11.3-mile pathway with six loops on the pathways. The Cadillac Pathway is a multi-use, non-motorized recreation trail open for users year-round. The Pathway is on State-owned lands managed by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The...

Tips From the Tee – Cadillac Country Club

Cadillac Country Club brings you this week’s “Tips From the Tee.” The CCC was designed in 1910, making it almost 110 years old. The 18 hole course measures 6,107 yards from the tips and comes down to 5,159 yards from the front tees. Four par 3’s, two par 5’s and 12...
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GREATER CADILLAC AREA EVENTS

All year-round Cadillac draws crowds for its events and festivals, with live music, vintage cars, craft beer, and even better company. Our central location in Northern Michigan makes our town the perfect spot to gather and celebrate all there is to love about Michigan. So grab your friends and head our way. We are cooking up some great events for the coming year!


SIGNATURE EVENTS IN CADILLAC

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College Nights @ Caberfae Peaks

January 22 |
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until March 20, 2020

Show a valid student college ID and receive huge discounts every Monday, Wednesday & Friday!  Discounts get better as the day goes on, and end with a $9 lift ticket at 6 pm.   The student college discount has no exclusion dates, but must show a valid & current college ID at the ticket window.  Reminder that slopes close at 5 pm on Mondays.

Silver Streak @ Caberfae Peaks

January 22 |
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until March 19, 2020

Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, those 50 and older can get a lift ticket, equipment rental, and a complimentary beginner lesson for only $19!

Ladies Day @ Caberfae Peaks

January 22 |
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2020

Ladies Day at the Peaks is becoming more and more popular.  So ladies, grab your friends and hit the slopes.  After taking a few runs with your friends, enjoy some of the ladies day lunch specials offered in the Blackmer Lodge, sip on a cappuccino by the two-story stone fireplace, or grab a drink in R Dubs Pub.

Silver Streak @ Caberfae Peaks

January 23 |
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until March 19, 2020

Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, those 50 and older can get a lift ticket, equipment rental, and a complimentary beginner lesson for only $19!

Willy Porter (House Concert)

January 23 | @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Gopherwood is thrilled to welcome back Willy Porter for a house concert. Last summer his performance at the Cadillac Festival of the Arts was cancelled due to a thunderstorm. This return visit promises to be special. Willy Porter continues on a musical and personal odyssey spanning over two decades, 11 albums, and multiple continents. His journey has been defined by an inquisitive love for humanity and the language that describes what we all hold to be true. Porter’s songs weave…

College Nights @ Caberfae Peaks

January 24 |
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until March 20, 2020

Show a valid student college ID and receive huge discounts every Monday, Wednesday & Friday!  Discounts get better as the day goes on, and end with a $9 lift ticket at 6 pm.   The student college discount has no exclusion dates, but must show a valid & current college ID at the ticket window.  Reminder that slopes close at 5 pm on Mondays.

Lantern Lit Snowshoe Hike

January 24 | @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

Join us for a Winter Lantern Lit Night Hike. A short loop and a long loop are available, with over 70 lanterns to light the way! If you were to bring a furry friend, they need to be on a 6 foot leash. The fun is at the Carl T Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center in Mitchell State Park. We provide the trail, bonfire, and hot chocolate, but you provide the fun, so come and enjoy the evening. A photo…

Boeing Boeing – presented by the Cadillac Footliters

January 24 | @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Don't miss this laugh inducing flight! American journalist Bernard Lawrence has his hands full in the romance department: he has three girlfriends, all stewardesses. Ingeniously, he's arranged it so that their layovers don't overlap, keeping each woman unaware of the others. But Bernard's foolproof scheme comes crashing down when new, fast jets are introduced. With the girls set to arrive at his Paris apartment all at once, matters are made worse by a surprise house guest with a scheme of…

Discover the Power of You

January 25 | @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Presented by Friends of the Cadillac Wexford Public Library When you take time for self-care, you have more energy. When you have more energy, you are more productive. When you are more productive, your mood improves. When your mood improves, your confidence grows. When your confidence grows, you make more time for self care. Rinse and repeat . . .” Mel Robbins Join Jackie Erway - Mother, entrepreneur, yoga fit instructor, motivator, promoting personal joy, promoting healthy living and your best life now. It’s…

Boeing Boeing – presented by the Cadillac Footliters

January 25 | @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 24, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Don't miss this laugh inducing flight! American journalist Bernard Lawrence has his hands full in the romance department: he has three girlfriends, all stewardesses. Ingeniously, he's arranged it so that their layovers don't overlap, keeping each woman unaware of the others. But Bernard's foolproof scheme comes crashing down when new, fast jets are introduced. With the girls set to arrive at his Paris apartment all at once, matters are made worse by a surprise house guest with a scheme of…

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