News & Announcements

Workshops Offered for Mancelona Chamber Members

Mancelona Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of several informative, educational workshops that will be offered to its membership, at no charge.  Each workshop will have a different topic and presenter.


Our first workshop is scheduled for Thursday, July 10, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Mancelona Township Offices.  

Please click the "read more" tab for additional information about the first workshop.





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2019 Fourth of July Celebrations & Fireworks

Here is a list of the fireworks and 4th of July celebrations in and around Antrim County - Summer, 2019:


Independence Day celebrations are taking place all over northern Michigan.  We've compiled a list of those within close proximity to Antrim County.  View our events calendar for details on these events: 



ON JULY 3, 2019:

Shanty Creek Resort (Summit Village)

Torch River Bridge, Rapid City (rain date July 5)



ON JULY 4, 2019:
Central Lake 4th of July celebration (fireworks at dusk)
Boyne City, Fireworks at Dusk (rain date July 5)

Lake City, Greatest Fourth in the North (fireworks at dusk)

Traverse City

Mackinaw City


ON JULY 5, 2019
Lakes of the North - (Property Owners)


ON JULY 6, 2019:
Otsego Lake County Park, Fireworks

Summer Celebration Concerts 2019 Announced

Once again, Mancelona Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring outdoor music concerts.  There is no charge to attend. Concerts are open to the public.  Each concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. and end at approximately 8:30 p.m.  All are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on.  Concerts will be held in Triangle Park (corner of U.S. 131 and M-88 (State Street) near the traffic light.  In case of rain, concerts will be moved to the Buck Pole corner under the Farmers Market pavilion.  In the event of extreme and dangerous weather including lightning, the concert will be cancelled or rescheduled.


July 9, 2019 - Trending: Classic

July 23, 2019 - The Miracles

August 6, 2019 - Kenny Thompson


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Open House, Graduation, Family Reunion Rental Suggestions

Here at Mancelona Chamber of Commerce, we receive calls for suggestions of places to rent for open houses, graduation parties, family celebrations and reunions.  Below is a list of some of the area places that have offered rental options.  Some include overnight accommocations.


In no particular order:



Village of Mancelona (Palmer Park - 231-587-8331


Cedar Bend Farm (Doerr Road, Mancelona, includes overnight accommodation options)  231-587-8126



Maple Ridge Condominiums (Mancelona Road, Mancelona, includes overnight accommodation options)  231-792-7000


Custer Township Hall (Alden Highway, Mancelona)




Blue Lake Township Hall, Kalkaska County   231-587-8354







Schuss Mountain Snow Challenge SMSC

The annual Schuss Mountain Snow Challenge (SMSC) is set for March 30 and 31, 2019 at Schuss Village, Shanty Creek Resort, Mancelona.


Races are Saturday and Sunday


Admission fee.  Arrive early - always a long line!


Details on events and race start times:


Saturday's drivers meeting is at 10:30 a.m. and racing begins immediately following

Sunday's drivers meeting is at 10:00 a.m. and racing begins immediately following