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.

Sunrise Bicycle Tour

Jun 18 - 21, 2015
Northeast Michigan
, MI

This 4-day bicycle adventure showcases the pristine natural beauty of northeast Michigan along the shores of Lake Huron. Each day features a different loop tour from Alpena. For more information, visit LMB.org.