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If you love fishing, you'll love Curtis, Michigan and our lakes and streams.

Curtis is surrounded by Upper Peninsula's largest lake complex, The Manistique Lakes.

The Erickson Center for the Arts enriches the lives of both residents and tourists alike.

Your water-filled adventure is limitless here in Curtis. Let's go jet skiing, swimming, boating, along with tubing.

Find tranquility here in Curtis and listen to the waves gently roll into shore.

Chamberlins Ole Forest Inn
Micks Bait Shop
MLATB

2019-06-06 - 2019-11-01 BINGO

2019-06-08 - 2019-09-28 Portage Twp Recycling Center

2019-06-14 - 2019-09-30 Curtis Historical Society Museum

2019-06-16 - 2019-12-15 Manistique Lakes Lions Club Brunch

2019-07-24 - 2019-09-30 Farmers Market

2019-07-24 - 2019-09-25 Farmers Market

2019-08-21 Music in the Park

2019-08-22 The Best of Russia and France

2019-08-24 - 2019-08-25 Out of the Attic

2019-08-26 Curtis Library Book Discussion

2019-08-28 Sue Huber Evening of Piano

2019-09-02 3 Bridge Walk

2019-09-05 Volunteer Reception

2019-09-06 Shooting for Economic Development

2019-09-14 Joshua Davis at ECA

2019-09-28 OKTOBERFEST

2019-11-22 Santa Parade

2019-11-23 Curtis Aglow Craft Show

2019-11-23 Holiday Gala....Deck the Walls

2019-11-29 Curtis Aglow Parade

2019-11-30 Curtis Aglow Bazaar & Craft Show

2019-12-01 Cookies & Carols

 Curtis Michigan Attractions, Lodging, Events - Manstique Lakes, Upper Peninsula Lakes, Upper Peninsula Attractions Welcome to Curtis Michigan and the Manistique Lakes Area
"A Unique Waterfront Village" in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Curtis Michigan is surrounded by the six beautiful Manistique Lakes which comprise the largest lake complex in the Upper Peninsula.  Our six major Upper Peninsula lakes are: North Manistique Lake at 1,722 acres; Big Manistique Lake at 10,130 acres; South Manistique Lake at 4,001 acres; Milakokia Lake at 1,956 acres; Lake Ann Louise at 311 acres; and Millecoquins Lake at 1,890 acres.   We have a very incredible geographic location, placing you in the middle of 20,000 acres of inland lakes and streams.  Visitors to Curtis will find both relaxation and excitement when visiting our community. 

Great Getaways #1204 "It Won't Hurt Us To Go To Curtis" - Michigan's Upper Peninsula

We invite you to watch this wonderful video featuring Curtis Michigan.  You will learn about our town, our many wonderful businesses and the fishing opportunities that about in our beautiful location.

The Manistique Lakes Area also provides residents and visitors alike with a huge array of events, which encompasses both outdoor and indoor activities.  Guests and locals love our Biggest Little Town Parade during our Fourth of July Celebration, Art on the Lake held at The Erickson Center, Oktoberfest, The Walleye Jamboree, Pure Curtis Weekend, along with many more. 
Curtis Travel Planner: www.greatgetaways.tv

Large groups, families, and couples will enjoy our relaxing and fun atmosphere. We have everything in one area to fulfill all of your vacation needs. Lodging, restaurants, lounges / taverns, recreational rental facilities, 3 area golf courses, gift shops, antique shops, attractions, floral shops, gas & grocery stores, along with a host of other great little stores.  Find your event, your recreational activity and come stay with us.  Manistique Lakes Area is really the year-round place to be!

Be a part of Curtis Michigan & Our Chamber of Commerce

Are you thinking of making your vacation spot your home and / or business?  We invite you to explore the many opportunities that Curtis offers.  We have Curtis area real estate agents listed within our directory to help you look the options available.  We are here to promote, whether you are an established member, new member or someone contemplating a new venture here in Curtis, our Chamber of Commerce can help. 
Be a part of over 125 members within the area that benefit from the Curtis Area Chamber of Commerce.  Visit our Membership page to see how affordable it is to be a part of a great chamber and great community.
If you enjoy water recreation and adventure, Curtis offers the perfect Upper Peninsula Vacation for you and your family.
Large groups, families, and couples will enjoy our relaxing and fun atmosphere.
Curtis Year-round Activities Spotlight
Pure Curtis Michigan Things to Do

Pure Curtis in the Spring
Springtime in Curtis starts out with a great event, the Walleye Jamboree. This event takes place in May and is held on Big Manistique Lake or South Manistique Lake.  As temperatures warm up around the Manistique Lakes Area, guests enjoy fishing on our many lakes and streams, mushrooming, smelt dipping, and ATVing.  ATV / ORV / Motorcycle trails are lightly groomed and enthusiasts can enjoy our local Sandtown Motorcycle trail.  There are extensive trails networking throughout the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. 

Pure Curtis in the Spring:  lakes and streams, mushrooming, smelt dipping, and ATVing.  ATV / ORV / Motorcycle trails

Pure Curtis in the Summer
Summertime offers events and water-filled adventures.  Celebrate our Biggest Little Town Parade during our Fourth of July Independence Day Celebration along with Art on the Lake in Sept - both events bring thousands of people near and far for festivities unique to our area.  Activities for the Curtis area include fishing, boating, tubing, jet-skiing, canoeing and kayaking, hiking, biking and ATV / ORV / Motorcycle riding.  The Erickson Center for the arts also offers a nice hiking trail along with the Helen Newberry Joy Curtis Clinic and Wellness Center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pure Curtis in the Fall
Our fall season is celebrated with our Curtis Chamber of Commerce Annual Oktoberfest.  Autumn colors offer fantastic views along all of our surrounding lakes and forests.  Activities include fishing, hiking, biking, boating, canoeing, ATV / ORV / Motorcycle riding, along with many great area events.
Pure Curtis in the Fall:  Oktoberfest and fishing, hiking, biking, boating, canoeing, ATV / ORV / Motorcycle riding
Pure Curtis in the Winter
Winter is a special time here in our area with two great events and lots of things to do.  Our Curtis Aglow Weekend, held before Christmas and the Frostbite Pike Contest held in February on South and Big Manistique Lakes offers great family fun.  Guests to our area enjoy ice-fishing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and skating - which is offered at the Erickson Center's outdoor rink.  Snowmobiling has been really amazing the last few years and riding the trails has never been better!
Pure Curtis in the Winter:   ice-fishing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and skating - which is offered at the Erickson Center's outdoor rink

Curtis Chamber of Commerce Patrons
Thank you for your continuing support.  It is the families and individuals below that help make our area activities, events, and chamber a success!


Curtis Baptist Church
Dawn Fisher & Cathy Kaiser
Erickson Center for the Arts
Fred & JoAnn Gowan
Bill & Char Hart
Jerry's Electronics
Nancy Sell
Long Point Property Owners Association

Manistique Lakes Lions Club
Portage Anglers Club
Portage Township
Rosemarie Rose
Bill & Pat MacLachlan
Three Lakes Area Fireworks Council


Curtis Area Chamber of Commerce Officers: Members at Large:

Kim Bushey,  President
Mick Treiber, Vice-President
Bud Chamberlin, Treasurer
Les Ladd, Secretary

Rick Soder
Kim Grimwood
Mary Gowan
Michelle Allsteadt
Martin Steinbis

Curtis Area Chamber of Commerce Office Manager: Office Assistant:
Beth Nicholls

Connie Levline

 

 


Upcoming Events

BINGO

On Thursday from 6 Jun. 2019 to 1 Nov. 2019.

Bingo Every Thursday Night In Curtis
Located at the Curtis Township/Community Building Doors open at 5:00 pm Bingo starts at 6pm Sponsored by the Manistique Lakes Area Tourism Bureau
Snack Food is available
Sponsored by MLTAB
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Portage Twp Recycling Center

On Friday,Saturday from 8 Jun. 2019 to 28 Sep. 2019.

Open every Friday afternoon, 2-4 pm and Saturdays, 9 am-1 pm, untill the end of September
Call 906-586-9525 for info
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Curtis Historical Society Museum

14 Jun. 2019

Open for the summer!
Opening Friday, June 24th, 1-4pm
Next to the Curtis Public Library, top of the hill, Perch St and Davis St
Hours to be announced
Click here for complete information.

Manistique Lakes Lions Club Brunch

Every Third Sunday from 16 Jun. 2019 to 15 Dec. 2019.

Brunch is served every 3rd Sunday of the month, $6.00 for adults, children 12 and under, free with parent.
Click here for complete information.

Farmers Market

On Wednesday from 24 Jul. 2019 to 30 Sep. 2019.

Locally grown garden goods and more! Every Wednesday 2pm-5pm at Lions Den through the end of September!
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Farmers Market

On Wednesday from 24 Jul. 2019 to 25 Sep. 2019.

Area Produce and homemade goods, every Wednesday afternoon, 2-5pm
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1st Annual COrnhole Tournament Fundraiser

17 Aug. 2019

Come join the fun! Beer & Wine Tent, Food, live music! Entry fees - $10.00 for non competitive and $20.00 for competitive teams. ACO rules. Boards & Bags will be provided. No outside bags allowed.
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Music in the Park

21 Aug. 2019

Troy Graham Band - Bluegrass
Donations
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The Best of Russia and France

22 Aug. 2019

Featuring compositions from Russian & French composers. Bass-baritone vocalist Mikhail Smigelski, violinist Andres Bravo, cellist Sara Bravo, pianist Anna Smigelskaya
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Out of the Attic

24 Aug. 2019

An Antique Sale and Appraisal Weekend Event. Sell and appraise your collectibles and vintage items. Call ECA for info, 586-9974
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Curtis Library Book Discussion

26 Aug. 2019

Are you a bookworm, come join us we discuss various and always interesting books!
We meet Mondays, every other week at 1pm, at the Curtis Public Library. Call Linda for info, 586-9411
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Sue Huber Evening of Piano

28 Aug. 2019

An evening of music featuring local artists who will delight all with their repertoire.
Call ECA for info, 586-9974
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3 Bridge Walk

2 Sep. 2019

Annual walk to sponsored by the Three Lakes Fireworks - all proceeds go to the Fireworks Fund. 11th ANNUAL!!!
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Volunteer Reception

5 Sep. 2019

ECA'S volunteers will be recognized for their dedicated service to the organization.
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Shooting for Economic Development

6 Sep. 2019

Mackinac Economic Alliance's sponsored golf fundraiser -
Hiawatha Sportsman's Club.
Cost is &55.00, includes clays, food, golf & drinks. NOT SHELLS
Raffles, food with proceeds going to support the work of Mackinac Economic Alliance.Call Alex @(906)430-4774 or iserialex@mackinaceconomicalliance.org for info
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Joshua Davis at ECA

14 Sep. 2019

An evening of music from the artist Joshua Davis,a top 3 finalist on the tv show The Voice.
Tickets start at $25.00
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