Special Events

Something special is always going on in Alpena. Festivals and events that celebrate Independence Day, antique steam engines, classic cars, lighthouses, Santa Claus, the Thunder Bay River, and a fish called “Big Brownie” are just a smattering of the special events that take place in Alpena year ‘round. Great performances at the Alpena Fine Arts Shell, Alpena High School Auditorium, the Alpena County Library and Alpena Community College’s Granum Theatre are scheduled throughout the year. Click on the category name to see a full list of events under that category.

31st Annual Antique Tractor & Steam Engine Show

Aug 8 - 10, 2014
9:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Alpena Antique Tractor & Steam Engine Club
6850 French Road Alpena, MI 49707

Gates open at 9a.m. daily, $5 admission; under 12 free. Live music Friday & Saturday nights, 7p.m.-11p.m. Lawn tractor pulls on Sunday at 11a.m. Tractor parade at 2:30p.m. on Saturday & Sunday.

Demonstrations of antique tractors, steam engines, gas engines & machinery throughout each day. Working sawmill, shingle mill, threshing & baling. All exhibitors welcome. Tractor parade Saturday & Sunday, Chicken dinner Saturday. Pancake Breakfast Sunday. Live music Friday & Saturday evening.

For more information or any questions you may have please call 989-358-0380 or e-mail alpenatractor@gmail.com

Looking for different flea markets to participate, call Daren for pricing and more information, 989-354-0820.