Events & Attractions
Craft/Vendor Show – Friday, Saturday & Sunday
The craft show showcases products from home based businesses as well as handcrafted products from very talented vendors.
Want to be a Vendor? – 2018 Craft/Vendor Application
BBQ Rib Cook off – Saturday
Do you like BBQ? Well then you don’t want to miss this cook off. Come out and sample some of our community competitor’s best tasting ribs and sides.
Want to compete? – 2018 BBQ Rib Cook Off Application
Chili Tailgate Cook off – Sunday
Help kick off the NFL season with our first ever chili cook-off and tailgate party. Contestants will create their best chili for public sampling and judging. Come out with your favorite team colors and help pick a winner.
Want to compete? – 2018 Chili Cook Off Application
Midway Carnival – Friday, Saturday & Sunday
We have a great carnival with many fun attractions for all ages. The Carnival is provided and ran by D&R Shows, LLC from Toledo, OH.
Parade – Saturday
Our parade is a fun celebration of our small town! Local businesses, bands police/fire departments, clubs and more showcased in the hour long parade through town.
Want to be in the parade? – 2018 Parade Entry Form
Light Parade – Friday After Dark
After the sun goes down stick around to watch the light parade sponsored and put on by Cities’ Public Saftey. Grab some glow sticks and wave at them as they go by.
Tractor Pull – Saturday
Come down and cheer on our local competitors in this classic event.
Want to compete in the Tractor Pull? – Chuck Spiess: 989-834-2660
Main Stage – Friday, Saturday & Sunday
We will be having a full three days of music and entertainment on the main stage this year. Friday night – TBD. Saturday night, come and let your hair down a rock out to 80’s metal provided by Glamhammer. Sunday, come out and listen to some local favorite bands, The Jack Clarkson Band.
Beer Garden – Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Parents: Do you need a timeout? Feeling thirsty? Come take a load off under our tent in our Festival Beer Garden, where you can take a moment to enjoy the musical acts on the main stage while enjoying a variety of ice cold alcoholic beverages.
Auto Show – Sunday
If you love to look and see great automobiles, then Sunday is for you. Our Main Street will fill up with all kinds of fantastic displays of Americana from past and present.
Have a car, truck, motorcycle or even a tractor you want to show off? – Contact Aaron Taylor, Cell: 989-666-2469 Email: ATaylor@thaisummit.us
Bubble Soccer – Saturday
Presented by the Ovid-Elsie Lacrosse Club
Back again this year is bubble soccer. This live action sport is fun for all and is a great event for family and friends. So form your teams and come on out and support your community. All proceeds go to the Ovid-Elsie Lacrosse Club.
Registration – 2018 Bubble Soccer Sign-Up Sheet