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Join us for some great Curtis snowmobiling, skiing, skating, ice-fishing along with great winter events.

Get on your sleds and ride the best trails in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Groups, family and friends of all ages will love Curtis in the winter - Pure Fun!

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.

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2018-04-26 - 2018-04-29 9th Annual North of 45 Writers Retreat

2018-04-28 Community Unity PotLuck Bash

2018-04-28 Community Unity Extravaganza

2018-05-05 Kentucky Derby Party

2018-05-11 - 2018-05-13 Chamberlin's Sew Relaxing Quilter's Retreat

2018-05-12 Motivational Speaker Kristi Lynn

2018-05-12 Second Saturday Writer's Group

2018-05-12 Second Saturday Writer's Group

2018-05-19 Ore Dock Brewing Co. Beer Tasting Dinner

2018-05-19 - 2018-05-20 2018 Portage Anglers Walleye Jamboree

2018-05-25 Classical Masterpieces from Around the World

2018-06-02 Lost in the 50's Sock Hop

2018-06-13 Curtis Public Library - Author Visit

2018-06-16 2018 Portage Anglers Club 1st Annual Bass Tournament

2018-06-17 Manistique Lakes Lions CLub Brunch Bake Sale Fundraiser

2018-06-20 Open Mic Night with John Latini

2018-06-21 - 2018-07-26 Curtis Public Library Summer Reading Program

2018-06-27 Music the Park presents Key Change

2018-06-27 Curtis Public Library Turtle Day

2018-07-01 2018 Curtis Independence Day Celebration

2018-07-01 2018 4th of July Boat Parade

2018-07-04 Music in the Park TBA

2018-07-07 Great American Storybook and Ragtime Show with Peter Bergin

2018-07-11 Music in the Park Presents Banned

2018-07-18 Music in the Park presents Side Trak'd Detroit

2018-07-25 Music in the Park presents The Waynewood Boys

2018-08-01 Curtis Sidewalk Sale Day

2018-08-01 Music in the Park presents Seven Bridges

2018-08-01 Curtis Sidewalk Sales Day

2018-08-04 1st Annual 906 Festival

2018-08-04 906 Festival

2018-08-06 The True North Quartet Chamber Music Performance

2018-08-18 Curtis We're Dancing in the Street Dance

2018-09-29 OKTOBERFEST

2019-01-29 4rd Annual Frostbite Pike Contest

 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
Larry & Nancy Sell
Long Point Property Owners Association

Manistique Lakes Lions Club
Portage Anglers Club
Portage Township
Richard & Nancy Erickson
Robert Brown
Rosemarie Rose
Eric & Julie Wiegand
Bill & Pat MacLachlan
Three Lakes Area Fireworks Council


Curtis Area Chamber of Commerce Officers: Members at Large:
Bud Chamberlin, President
Mickey Treiber, Vice President
Bill Mac Lachlan,Treasurer
Kim Grimwood, Secretary
Kim Bushey
Rick Soder
Les Ladd
J.D. Goldthorpe
Lance Byrns

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

Connie Levline

 

 


Upcoming Events

9th Annual North of 45 Writers Retreat

26 Apr. 2018

The all-inclusive retreat features workshops taught by notable authors to challenge and encourage writers of all genres and levels of experience. Participants have opportunities to read their work aloud and receive feedback from their peers that is both affirming and constructive. North of 45 Retreat attendees enjoy stretches of time to relax, write, or simply enjoy the company of other writers. Contact Kelly for info, 906-586-6000
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Community Unity Extravaganza

28 Apr. 2018

Held at the Erickson Center for the Arts Building $15 entry fee includes Food and Band. Cash Bar.
More info to come
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Community Unity PotLuck Bash

28 Apr. 2018

ECA
Partnering to Celebrate Our Local Community Organizations!
Please contact Alice Zdebski 906-477-6207 with regards to a Dish to Pass
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Kentucky Derby Party

5 May. 2018

Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn...TBA
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Chamberlin's Sew Relaxing Quilter's Retreat

11 May. 2018

Upper Peninsula Quilters' Retreat.
Mystery Quilt Project
Featuring an all inclusive quilters' weekend with Anita Wott, quilting instructor.
9:00 am FRIDAY, MAY 11 thru
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Second Saturday Writer's Group

12 May. 2018

Writers discuss and share their work. All are welcome to attend. ECA
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Second Saturday Writer's Group

12 May. 2018

Writers discuss and share their work. All are welcome to attend. ECA
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Motivational Speaker Kristi Lynn

12 May. 2018

Think half one-woman-show and half motivational keynote—extraordinary entertainment with a powerful purpose. As a former Radio City Rockette and a Registered Drama Therapist, Kristi captivates and invigorates audiences by blending high-kicking hijinks and the brilliance of Broadway with valuable, inspiring, memorable messages. Kristi’s “showbiz secrets” and signature stories in action stimulate spectators to tap into their potential and get a kick out of life. ECA
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2018 Portage Anglers Walleye Jamboree

19 May. 2018

Grand Prize $500.00 Entry Fee: Adult $20.00 & Children $10.00 Adult & Youth Divisions
Sign up at Mick's Bait Shop 906-586-6040
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Ore Dock Brewing Co. Beer Tasting Dinner

19 May. 2018

Highlighting a great assortment of Ore Dock Beer, plus Blayne from Ore Dock Brewing Co. will be there to share interesting and fun facts about all the Ore Dock Beer you will be tasting, paired with dinner. Tickets $45.00 must be 21 years of age.
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Classical Masterpieces from Around the World

25 May. 2018

Hailed as “phenomenal” and “impressively epic”, bass-baritone Mikhail Smigelski is joined by three world- renowned artists; violinist Andres Bravo, cellist Sara Bravo, and pianist Anna Smigelskaya. This quartet brings classical music and vocals that are sure to be unforgettable.
Advance tickets $15. Any remaining tickets will be sold at the door.
Call the ECA office for more information.
ECA
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