Follow our furry friend Caddy as he embarks on adventures of every sort “Out in the Middle of Everywhere” in and around Cadillac.

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aka “CADDY”

Whether you are deep in forested trails of our County or roaming the quaint historic downtown shops of Cadillac, always keep your eyes peeled for the next #Bearspotting! Let Cadbeary Shay Mitchell, or Caddy for short, introduce you to all of the great things to see and do when you find yourself “Out in the Middle of Everywhere” in Wexford County.

Follow Caddy on social media to keep up with the latest and greatest attractions and activities that make Cadillac a terrific vacation destination in every season of the year!

#CaptureCadillac    #CaddyBear

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In each season of the year, Cadillac features so many fun things to see and do. In an effort to connect our local and travel communities to the vast array of opportunities, we are introducing our furry friend to all of the fun. Caddy will appear “Out in the Middle of Everywhere” visiting local businesses and attractions helping to tell stories of the great ways to #CaptureCadillac throughout the county. Follow Caddy for great ways to make the most of your visit!



Caddy wants to help both locals and visitors to our region make the most of their time enjoying recreation throughout Wexford County.  #BearSpotting opportunities will include:

  • Share your photos of #BearSpotting activities and events
  • Follow Caddy as he promotes fun things to do throughout the area
  • Learn about stewardship, safe and responsible outdoor recreation, leave no trace principles and helpful adventure tips
  • Win Caddy swag items like t-shirts, stickers and mini Caddy plush bears
  • Interact with Caddy at local appearances to promote events


Caddy is all about having fun and sharing all of the great things happening in and around our community. If you would like to see Caddy make an appearance at a specific event, please drop us a line with a detailed description of the event in the form below and why Caddy should attend.

Please keep in mind that Caddy has limited availability and is only able to attend community based events and activities that are family friendly and within our coverage area (within 30 miles of Cadillac). Caddy will not be able to attend any events or activities with a primary political, religious or other socially polarizing focus. Any submissions may be denied at the internal discretion of the Cadillac Area Visitors Bureau based on alignment with its mission and vision.


Request A Caddy Appearance

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Where Will Caddy Be Next?

See a list of events that Caddy plans to attend in the near future!