Destination Bellaire

2017 Schedule


Friday, Sept. 29

8am - 12  |  Farmers Market & ASI Yard Sale
Evening  |  Bellaire Schools Homecoming Celebration
6  |  Dockside for Antrim County! Supporting Antrim Co. High Tea.

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - Always the last Saturday in September - More coming soon!

All Day  |  Scarecrow Extravaganza (Locations throughout Bellaire)

7  - 1  |  Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast ($) @ Senior Center. $5/ adult, $3/ kids ages 3-10, Kids under 2 are free.

9 am  |  Halloween Dress Rehearsal / Dress Up Free Family Fun Run 1 Mile / Walk @ Richardi Park.  Sponsored by Inspire Health Chiropractic & Wellness

10 am - 6 pm | Arts & Crafts/Flea Market 10 am - 6 pm @ Broad Street

10 am - 6 pm |  "Flying Piggies Funky Flea Market" @ Bellaire Library Parking Lot

10 am - 4 pm | Kids Educational Area & Bounce Houses @ Broad Street ($). Supported by Hawk's Eye Golf Resort. Jump bracelets are $7 for all day.

10 am - 6 pm | Chamber Raffle prizes all day @ Broad Street

10 - 3  \  “Power of the Purse” @ Modern Sportswear. Sponsored by ASI Community Center & Park

11 am - 6 pm | Brew Tent with Short's Brewing Company, Bee Well Meadery, Mammoth Distilling, Ethanology Distillers

11 am - 11 pm | Short's Oktoberfest Celebration @ Short's Brewing Company

1 pm |  Best Dressed Pet Parade & Contest @ Broad Street. Sponsored by Bellaire Animal Hospital

2 - 3 pm  |  TBA    “Chopped” Disaster Style. Sponsored by Antrim County Emergency Services

12 pm - 6 pm | Entertainment - Open Mic.


Halloween Dress Rehearsal / Dress Up Free Family Fun Run 1 Mile / Walk

  • Free event to bring families together to promote activity and fun!
  • Trick or treating stations along the walking path with healthy treats!
  • Halloween outfits/Dress Up (favorite princess, super hero, etc.) encouraged, but not required.
  • Donations welcome to support Community in Action to support Bellaire Schools
  • Signups encouraged on Facebook to help with planning, or stop into Inspire Health to register at: 219 N. Bridge St., Bellaire (downtown, next door to Bellaire Bar).
  • Event sponsored by Inspire Health Chiropractic and Wellness.

Flying Piggies Funky Flea Market


During Bellaire's 19th Annual Harvest Festival @ the Bellaire Library, Downtown Bellaire, MI
Sat. Sept. 30, 2017 10 am – 6 pm

Contact The Flying Pig at 231-313-1517 or, if you have any questions.
A portion of the booth fees are donated to the Bellaire Friends of the Library.

Apple Tasting


Stop by and see Crosshatch and our Preservation Station at the 18th Annual Bellaire Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 30th from 10am-6pm.

We'll have a variety of unique and tasty apples to try, and will be sharing information about our upcoming season of food & farming education. Come by and say hi!

"Brew" Tent @ Broad Street

This year's "Brew" tent with $5 pours. Proceeds from sales will go back to the Bellaire Chamber of Commerce Operating Fund and Scholarship program.



Harvest Festival Open Mic


The Bellaire Chamber is looking to open up the stage to area musicians, poets, dancers & performers for 15- 30 min slots to show off their talents. The sound system will be provided by New Hope Community Church and co-sponsored by Cottage Floral of Bellaire. If you know anyone that would like to show off their stuff, let Rachel Krino know so she can book your slot downtown Bellaire on Saturday, September 30th from 12 pm to 6pm.

Musicians will have the opportunity to play for up to 30 minutes and will be able to collect tips. Sound equipment will be provided.
Please contact the Bellaire Chamber at 231-533-6023 or to sign up.

Best Dressed Pet Parade and Contest


Sign up at the A Little Help From My Friends booth. Free to participate and the first place wins $50. Each participant will receive a prize. Meet at 12:45 at the corner of Broad and Bridge Street. Sponsored by Bellaire Animal Hospital

The participants will be judged on (4) criteria; Creativity, Effort involved, Presentation, and Overall favorite. No large farm animals please.

Entries with the highest score will win a $50 First Place Prize. All participants will receive a prize. Must be registered by 12:30 pm on September 24th to participate. Register at Bellaire Animal Hospital or during Harvest Festival, downtown Bellaire, on September 24th

Chopped - Disaster Style


Join Antrim County Emergency Management and four areas restaurants (Toonies, Pelican Nest, Shorts and the Lakeview) as they compete in the 1st annual "Chopped: Disaster Style" during Bellaire's Harvest Festival on Sept. 30 from 2 - 3 pm

Participants will receive 4 "Basket" ingredients and the theme will be based on Emergency Preparedness. Chefs are allowed to bring additional spices and canned items. Starting at 2:00, Chefs will have 30 minutes to complete a main course for 3 selected judges (to be announced).

Winner receives "Guts & Glory" bragging rights. Join us on Broad Street for this great event!

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Short's Oktoberfest Celebration

Short's Brewing Company annual Oktoberfest Celebration will take place at the pub in Bellaire on September 30th, 2017. Stay tuned for more details!

Live Music from Benjaman James will begin at 8:30 pm.

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