January 20-21
KALKASKA - WINTERFEST - the largest sprint sled dog race in the continental United States. 100 teams compete in a variety of events. Included are a skijorer race, a Recliner Race and a winter demolition derby.

January 19-20-21 & January 26-27-28 of 2018
HOUGHTON LAKE – TIP UP TOWN USA- Tip-Up Town USA, is Michigan’s largest winter festival; including the ever popular adult beverage tent, polar dip and even some ice fishing.

January 19, 2018
NILES – HUNTER ICE FEST - The festival showcases more than 150 ice sculptures situated all over the downtown area. Celebrate the history the area's Hunter Brothers Ice and Ice Cream Company, early ice farmers.

HORSE-DRAWN SLEIGH RIDES – OWOSSO – Get comfy under a huge quilt and enjoy the nature ride on wooded trails Devries Nature Center Afterwards, warm up inside with a mug of hot chocolate.

REMINDER LAKE STURGEON SEASON - 2018 season on Black Lake to begin Feb. 3 at 8:00 a.m. Must register in advance – SEASON ENDS when seven sturgeon are harvested, it can happen in 10 minutes.

EASY WINTER WALK – Troy Nature Center

COMING Winter Camping & Awesome Winter Rafting