Benzonia is in Benzie County
, and in the Northern Region
. Benzonia is located southwest of Traverse City
between Traverse City
along US Highway 31 on the banks of the Benzie River near Crystal Lake and Lake Michigan
Home of the Benzie County "Welcome Station". Just like its neighboring town, Beulah, Benzonia has great swimming beaches and several small shops to visit. Benzonia is also famous as the birthplace of Bruce Catton. This great man was both a Michigan and Civil War historian. A historical plaque about him stands in front of the library.
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05/22 Coming to The area
MorelFest Boyne City MI May16-19 Each May, Boyne City fills with hundreds of mushroom lovers from around the country who come seeking that elusive delicacy-the marvelous morel.
National Cherry Festival Traverse City MI June29-July6 The Grand Traverse region, known for its world-record tart cherry harvest, bursts with visitors eager to savor the flavor of cherries tucked into everything imaginable.
National Baby Food Festival Freemont MI July18-21 Show is rain or shine, no lawn chairs, no coolers, no strollers, no smoking or alcohol.
Charlevoix Venetian Festival Charlevoix MI July20-27 What began as a simple candle-lit boat parade has grown into a week-long flurry of color and pageantry that highlights the summer season and attracts tens of thousands of visitors.
Brat Days Sheboygan WI August1-3 Sheboygan Jaycees present the 60th annual Johnsonville Brat Days. All shows will be free this year.
Mackinac Island Festival of the Horse Mackinac Island MI August8-11 Mackinac Island Carriage and Saddle Horse Parade, the Breeds of Mackinac presentation, musical kurs featuring the beautiful Friesians, lectures on the role of the horse in Mackinac's history.