EXPLORING IN WINTER
200 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, 34 downhill ski runs with over 485 feet of vertical drop, over 60 miles of cross-country ski and snow shoe trails, and several acres of frozen lakes for ice fishing make Cadillac an ideal winter destination.
While snowmobiling, downhill skiing, snowboarding, and year-around fishing are Cadillac’s best known recreational winter pursuits, winter enthusiasts have an abundance of choices to experience the season. Cross-country skiing, trekking, snowshoeing, hunting, photographic quests, and camping adventures in this area rival any in the country.
With 200 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, 34 downhill ski runs with over 485 feet of vertical drop, over 60 miles of cross-country ski and snow shoe trails, and several acres of frozen lakes for ice fishing, Cadillac is the ultimate winter destination. We have activities for winter warriors of all ages throughout the season: Coyote Youth SnoCross Cup, North American Snow Festival, MDNR Free Fishing weekend, Caberfae Ski Resort, and more.
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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!
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The Festival of the Pines is a time honored celebration of our area Christmas tree growers and lumbering industries. The Festival kicks off on Thursday evening with The Prince & Princess of the Pines Pageant (5:30 p.m.) and also a Teen Dance for 6th to 8th graders (6:30p to 8p). Business After 5 on Friday downtown in the Food & Beverage Tent from 5-7 p.m. It’s a great opportunity to meet new people, network, socialize enjoy hors d’oeuvres, door prizes and 50/50 drawings! Saturday is…
Come join us for the 5th annual Bear Claw Epic Mountain Bike Race presented by Dynamic Physical Therapy. The race will take place at the Cadillac Pathway, close to the heart of downtown Cadillac. The Bear Claw Epic is a race for all ages and abilities of cyclists with 1, 2, 3, and 4 lap options, as well as a kids' race. We are proud members and supporters of the Northern Michigan Mountain Bike Association (NMMBA). For more information on…
Established in 2009, the Cadillac Craft Beer Festival has grown leaps and bounds to include the best in local libations, food & music. This year is expected to be the best yet with expansions in nearly every aspect of our celebration. There is something for everyone, so come enjoy our newly renovated Plaza area and City Park at the Cadillac Commons with your friends. You will find the best in Michigan Beer & Cider along with our annual Homebrew Competition,…
Relive one of the most iconic events of Cadillac's history, when KISS came to Cadillac Michigan in 1975 with none other than Jim Neff! The Wexford County Historical Society will be open at 6:30pm with the presentation starting at 7pm. The presentation is free, but donations are very much appreciated. Make sure to check out the Wexford County Historical Society Facebook page for any updates to the event.
Join us and the Pere Marquette 1225 on October 5th as we celebrate two major milestones in our incredible story that continues to this day! The Steam Railroading Institute will be commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Michigan State University Railroad Club and their initial restoration of the 1225 with an all-day excursion behind the world-famous steam locomotive. 2019 Cadillac Limited Flyer
Calling all cider riders! This family friendly riding event is filled with scenic views down the Rails-to-Trails (White Pine Trail). Starting at the 9&10 News Headquarters for a 9:00am kick stands up and off you go! You’ll stop at the Reed City Chamber for a mid-ride break. Snack on some donuts and apple cider before heading back to the after party at the 9&10 News Headquarters. The after party will include food truck, hard ciders, music and family fun! For…
Jan Bills is the author of Late Bloomer, a certified landscape designer, advanced master gardener and speaker on how to garden in one's later years. She is founder of, "Two Women and a Hoe" a landscape design company in lower Michigan. This presentation is the cooperative efforts of Friends of the Cadillac Library and the Cadillac Garden Club. We welcome Jan to our area to give us tips on effective gardening while coping with the physical challenges that age brings.…
Venue One: 5:30-7:30pm. Held at the Wexford County Historical Museum Venue Two: 7:30-9:00pm. Held at Hermann's European Cafe Venue Three: 8:30-Midnight. Held at Table 212 Tickets available at Brinks Custom Framing or WCHS Museum. Single tickets are $100.00. For more information call 231-775 or click here.
Come in Friday evening, stroll along the lakeshore or take in our self-guided driving tour the day before, then board the Timberliner Saturday morning to a day trip south. Arriving back in Cadillac to freshen up for dinner out. The Cadillac Timberliner Fall Color Tour departs on October 19th, at 10:00 am from downtown Cadillac for a roundtrip, all-day excursion to Clare. Once arriving in Clare, passengers can take advantage of what this unique town has to offer by visiting…
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