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2019 MFEA Board Nominations

Party @ MI Place
June 17, 2019 12:00 PM

The Michigan Festival & Events Association Nominations Committee is now accepting nominations for the Board of Directors. Please send all recommendations to our Nominations Committee.  We are requesting you to give serious consideration to serving.

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Michigan Festivals And Events for June 2019

Party @ MI Place
May 24, 2019 2:00 PM



MFEA, the Michigan Festivals and Events Association shares the calendar of festivals around Michigan for  May 2019.




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National Cherry Festival June 29 - July 6

Michigan Business Network
May 20, 2019 12:00 PM

The National Cherry Festival is June 29 through July 6 this year.

Traverse City, MI - Beginning in May of 1925 as the Blessing of the Blossoms Festival to attract tourists to Northern Michigan, over the years it evolved into the National Cherry Festival, and moved to July to take advantage of the Independence Day holiday.

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Pure Michigan’s “Dark Sky” campaign unveils celestial skyscapes to Michigan travelers

Michigan Business Network
May 12, 2019 10:00 AM

LANSING, Mich. – As the sun goes down and the day ends, a luminous view is presented to the traveler who ventures out after dark. Michigan skies are home to one of the greatest star shows in the United States, and the new Pure Michigan commercial “Dark Sky” offers viewers a glimpse into these stunning celestial displays. The spot debuted April 5 and will continue to appear in cinemas and on national cable channels across the Midwest through mid-May.

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Pure Michigan News | 2019 National Travel and Tourism Week Activates Support for Michigan Travel and Tourism Industry

Michigan Business Network
May 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Community and government leaders gather to endorse economic benefits of tourism to state

LANSING, Mich. – The Tourism Industry Coalition of Michigan (TICOM) and Travel Michigan celebrated Michigan’s travel and tourism impact and the many ways travel contributes to state and local economies. The event was held today in Lansing at the Michigan History Center.

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NEWS RELEASE | Community Celebrates Success of Paddlers’ Landing Campaign

Michigan Business Network
March 22, 2019 2:00 PM

Paddlers' Landing Will Provide Safe Access to Flint River for Paddling, Rafting, and Fishing

Flint, MI.  March 21st, 2019  The crowdfunding campaign to support the Paddlers’ Landing at Mott Park, led by the Corridor Alliance Chapter of the Flint River Watershed Coalition is a success!


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Traverse City Tourism | Cherry Capital Repositioned

Association Impact
January 9, 2019 8:00 PM

Traverse City Tourism's Terese McInnis, CMP, GMS and Tori Piersante Vice President in Sales, tell their story, the evolution of Traverse City's Placemaking, and why the city is now a destination for meetings and conferences.
They also review the benefits of geting as CMP certificate or working with someone who is.


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AAA | Michigan Gas Prices at a 23-Month lows

Michigan Business Network
December 31, 2018 12:00 PM



35% of Michigan Retailers Have Gasoline Below $2 a gallon

TAMPA, Fla. (December 28, 2018) — The plunge at the pump continues this week, and now gas prices are poised to have their lowest start to the New Year since January 1, 2016.

Americans are finding gas prices below $2 a gallon at 31% of filling stations in the United States. Since mid-October, the national average has plummeted a total of 61 cents. Thursday's average price of $2.29 per gallon is the lowest since July 2017.

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AAA | Thanksgiving Gas Prices To Be Lowest In Two Years

Michigan Business Network
November 21, 2018 8:00 AM

News Release Provided By AAA

Oil Hits 2018 Low; Michigan Gas Prices Should Average $2.45 per gallon on Thanksgiving Day.

DEARBORN, Mich., (November 19, 2018) — Oil prices hit a new low last week, further fueling the plunge at the pump. Gas prices in Michigan dropped another 12 cents last week. At $2.49 per gallon, the state average is the lowest since February, and only 7 cents more than this year's lowest daily average price of $2.42/g.

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AAA | Thanksgiving Travel Forecast

Michigan Business Network
November 19, 2018 10:00 AM

AAA: More Than 1.7 Million Michigan Residents to Travel this Thanksgiving

AAA forecasts the most Thanksgiving travelers in more than a dozen years

DEARBORN, Mich., (November 8, 2018) – AAA projects more than 1.7 million Michigan residents will journey 50 or more miles from home this Thanksgiving holiday.  This represents the most travelers since 2007 and a nearly 5 percent increase over last year.  This also marks the ninth consecutive year of growth for Thanksgiving travel in the state as more people take to the nation’s roads, skies, rails and waterways.  The Thanksgiving holiday period is defined as Wednesday, November 21 to Sunday, November 25.

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