Welcome to Alanson Riverfest!

August 11, 12 & 13, 2017

A Celebration of the Inland Water Route

The Alanson Riverfest showcases everything that makes the Inland Water Route stand out as an area with tremendous history, community pride and vibrancy. Join the fun as the festival kicks off on Wednesday with the volunteer party, Thursday night with a teen dance, live music all weekend, vendors and activities continues through Sunday.

Music all Weekend and Activities for the Whole Family!

  • Volunteer Party
  • Teen Dance
  • Antique Flea Market
  • Arts and Crafts Show
  • Bouncer Carnival
  • Family Fun Park
  • Story Telling Fur Trader
  • Jugglers and Magicians
  • Petoskey Steel Drum Band
  • Pie Eating Contests
  • 2 Hr Kayak Tour/Fundraiser
  • Silent Auction
  • 5K Run
  • Great Food
  • Even Better Music

Be sure to visit the new Island Sanctuary Island-A one of a kind experience. Turn off US 31 at The Second Hand Man Antique shop and drive towards the river. This is the beginning of a Village project that will someday include a river tour boat, a boat house with public restrooms, improved public docks and a boardwalk to the swing bridge.


2016 Alanson Riverfest Featured Sponsors


Admirals of the River


Captains of the River

Thank You Sponsors
We could not make this happen without you!!!