EVENTS

  • Winter Carnival the last Saturday in February
  • The Annual Scott Brow Fishing Derby for kids the last Saturday in April
  • Cherry blossom time: usually mid-May
  • Music in the Park: the last Friday of June and every Friday in July and August
  • Northport Community Arts Events: June through December
  • Northport’s Annual Fourth of July Celebration: July 4 concert and fireworks
  • The Northport Wine Festival and Northport Dog Parade the second Saturday in August
  • Celebrate the grape harvest usually in late September or early October. 
  • Leelanau UnCaged the last Saturday in September.

GALLERIES

  • Joppich’s Bay Street Gallery, Northport
  • Red Mullein, Northport
  • Tamarack Gallery, Omena
  • Wright Gallery, Northport

MUSEUMS

  • Grand Traverse Lighthouse and Museum
  • Northport Area Heritage Association Museum
  • Omena Historical Society

MUSIC AND THEATRE

  • Northport Community Arts Center
  • Music in the Park produced by the Northport-Omena Chamber of Commerce

BOATING AND LIFE ON THE BEACH

  • Northport Village Marina
  • G.M. Dame Marina Park
  • Haserot Park
  • Peterson Park
  • Leelanau State Park
  • Omena Beach

OUTDOOR RECREATION

  • Winter: ski, snowshoe, snowmobile, skate, sled, ice fish, play hockey or broomball
  • Spring: hike the woods, enjoy spring wildflowers, hunt mushrooms, garden
  • Summer: boat, swim, picnic on the beach, play tennis or beach volleyball or go camping
  • Fall: hike the woods and enjoy the changing colors
  • Spring through Fall -- Golf At Northport Creek Golf Course

INDOOR RECREATION

  • Swim, hot tub or workout at Northport Highlands
  • Workout at Northport Fitness
  • Walk in the gymnasium at Northport Public School
  • Bowl a few games at Tucker's of Northport or hit the arcade games!

GO WINE TASTING

  • Green Bird Organic Cellars, south of Northport on west M-22
  • Leelanau Cellars, Omena