Lake St. Clair Water Events Calendar

Lake St. Clair Guide keeps up with a waterfront events calendar to help you find things to do!

Check out the Lake St. Clair online monthly events calendar below and the full boating season 2022 calendar in the 120-page magazine to participate in the many activities on and around the waterfront.

Waterfront activities for July, August, and September 2022 Calendar events for Lake St. Clair area! 

Car Show in New Baltimore, Michigan park off of Lake St. Clair

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Bring your Boat to a Lake St. Clair Vacation Rental for an Event

Date: July 17, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Coming out to Lake St. Clair for a waterfront event?  Bring your boat!  We have 30+ vacation rentals with boat dockage.

Find out more here @ Lake St. Clair Vacation Rentals – Book direct with homeowners, NO HIDDEN BOOKING FEES!

 

Rockin’ the Plaza Concerts JULY – St. Clair

Date: July 21, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: 201 N. Riverside Avenue, St. Clair, MI

July 1 – September 5 | Friday thru Sunday, some Wednesday & Thursday’s too throughout the summer, and some other special dates “FREE live concerts”.  Visit the Riverview Plaza for inside & outside dining, bars, and shopping and enjoy the free music entertainment.

Entertainment sponsored by the St. Clair Chamber of Commerce and local businesses.  Visit the Chamber’s SCRockingInthePlaza Facebook page for details on each band & night appearing, along with entertainment updates and more special events on the website.

Fishing Derby – Mitchell’s Bay Marina

Date: July 23, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Bob Izumi’s Kids, Cops, and Canadian Tire Fishing Derby on July 23rd 2022, hosted by Mitchell’s Bay Marina.

Crafts, Games & a Surprise Visitor!

Sunday Concerts July – Lake St. Clair Metropark

Date: July 24, 2022
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: 31300 Metropolitan Parkway, Harrison Township, MI

Lake St. Clair Metropark Sunday Concert Series continues thru Labor Day.

Come by boat or car and spend your Sunday evening enjoying music from different metro Detroit bands.  Bring your lawn chair or get on your feet and dance.  FREE Event!  Park entrance fee required.  Bring your boat and spend the weekend and enjoy many other amenities at this fabulous park.

 

Anchor Bay Idol Competition Schedule – JULY

Date: July 26, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

The annual singing competition “Anchor Bay Idol” begins June 7 & continues into July.

Stop by and support these singers as they appear at our favorite waterfront eateries including the Island Grill-Fair Haven!

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Annual Water Warriors PWC Trip – Lake Huron

Start date: July 27, 2022
End date: July 29, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Join the Water Warriors for the annual PWC trip on Lake Huron!  MANY options for volunteers are needed – riders, spotters, support crews.  This event provides funding for Michigan Special Olympics.

In past years, the event began in Mackinaw City and traveled 5 days to Lake St. Clair.  The 2022 event will be shortened to a “3 day ride” from July 27 – 29th.

27th:  Port Huron to Port Austin
28th:  Port Austin to Tawas & back to Port Austin
29th:  Port Austin back to Port Huron
There are stops scheduled in-between.  Contact Info:  Tom  (586)850-3187

Music in the Park & On the River – Algonac / Clay Twp. – JULY

Date: July 28, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Music in the Park in Algonac on the riverfront boardwalk starts in June.  More weekly concerts in Algonac as well as Clay Township park located next to the police department for July, and August.

Transient Marinas / RV Resorts around Lake St. Clair & Rivers – U.S. & Canada

Date: July 29, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Make your reservations early at local marinas and RV Resorts / Campgrounds around Lake St. Clair and the St. Clair River & Canada offering “transient dockage“.  See pages 106, 108, and 110 for area marina transients and RV Parks.

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See Page #’s listed for RV Resorts as shown in the 2022 Lake St. Clair Guide for amenities!

Find Lake St. Clair transient dockage and RV Full Service Resorts on our live magazine at 2022 LAKE ST. CLAIR GUIDE (Pages 106-110) or pick up a free copy here at lakestclairguide.com – where-to-pick-up-lake-st-clair-guide while copies last!  Or have one mailed to you priority mail for $13.95 here !

2022 Lake St. Clair Guide Magazine

 

St. Clair Classic Offshore Powerboat Races

Start date: July 29, 2022
End date: July 31, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

A FREE EVENT!  The St. Clair Classic Power Boat Race is on and All weekend!  Friday boats on display, music, food, and vendors.  During heats Saturday and races on Sunday are boats on display, food trucks, vendors, and lots of activity around the boardwalk.  Voyageur Restaurant offers an annual festival tent and BBQ Sunday, and there are multiple restaurants across the boardwalk at Riverview Plaza serving up cold drinks “to go”, great food, and live bands all weekend – Anchor Point Bistro, War Water Brewery, and Mannina’s.

**BOATERS** Don’t forget the St. Clair River will be closed during ALL races on Sunday.  In recent year’s, the Marine Sheriff will allow you to pass in between the races, however, plan on a wait if traveling in front of the city of St. Clair.

2022 august st clair river boat race schedule

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LIVE WEBCAM over Lake St. Clair

Date: July 31, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Fair Haven, Michigan

Live Webcam with live chat over Lake St. Clair – Check out the latest lake conditions… watch a nice sunset!

Live Webcam is located on northern Lake St. Clair, looking out over Bouvier Bay and N. Anchor Bay – same bay as the RAFT BAR in Fair Haven, MI.  There are also MANY vacation rentals around this bay.  Visit www.stclairrental.info for 20+ rentals and bring your boat to the Freshwater Fishing Capital – Lake St. Clair!

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Monthly Summer Activities @ Lake St. Clair Metropark

Date: July 31, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: 31300 Metro Pkwy, Harrison Charter Township, MI 48045
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Lake St. Clair Metropark has public scheduled activities throughout the year.  Click here for their calendar and to make marina reservations for special events!

A popular destination by car or boat, Lake St. Clair Metropark is a short distance from Mt. Clemens.  Come out to the pool & beach, bike, hike, jog, or in-line skate on the paved trail that takes you along the one-mile shoreline on picturesque Lake St. Clair.  MANY MORE ACTIVITIES at this huge park!

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Lexington Theatre Event Schedule – AUGUST / SEPT

Date: August 1, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

By boat to the Lexington Harbor for a stay or by car – the Lexington Village Theatre is located in Lexington Michigan.  Visit local eateries this summer!

Village Pub and the Sweetwater Gourmet & Deli Bar are favorites in town!

 

Sun Run – Sunsation 40th Anniversary 3 Day Event

Start date: August 3, 2022
End date: August 5, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

ATTENTION Sunsation Owners Only!  Join our 3 day celebration and two days of “Sun Run’s” August 3, 4, and 5.  Three fun runs to choose from, BBQ, displays of vintage Sunsation Boats.  Limited to first 100 boats (47 are registered as of June 23).

Attention Boat Enthusiasts of all kinds:  One of the runs will travel through Lake St. Clair Metropark on Thursday August 4 around 2pm if you’d like to see a group of beautiful boats made in Algonac, MI from 2022 to 40 years past.

REGISTER HERE at https://www.sunsationboats.com/sun-run-registration

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Music in the Park – Clay Twp. – AUGUST

Date: August 4, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Music in the Park in Clay Township park located next to the police department for August 2022.

Maritime Days Marine City

Start date: August 5, 2022
End date: August 7, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Maritime Days returns to Marine City on the St. Clair River August 5, 6, and 7, 2022.

Check the Maritime Days website for full schedule of events.

Sandfest Port Huron

Start date: August 5, 2022
End date: August 7, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: 2802 Omar Street, Port Huron, MI

The Bluewater Sandfest Master Sand Sculpting Competition & Music Festival returns to Port Huron on August 5 – 7.

The event is hosted at the Fort Gratiot Light Station County Park.   Check out the website for events scheduled.

Parade of Lights – Clinton River

Date: August 6, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Annual Parade of Lights on the Clinton River “Boat Town” the first Saturday in August.  Lambrecht Marina is the host.

To participate in this annual charity event, contact Julie @ Lambrecht Marina or call Julie @ 586-469-6000 / direct email Julie@LambrechtMarina.com

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Mardi Gras at St. Clair Boat Harbor

Date: August 6, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Make your reservation early for this annual Mardi Gras event at the beautiful St. Clair Boat Harbor.

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Save our South Channel Lights on Harsen’s Island

Date: August 6, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Save our South Channel Lights group will be at the Harsen’s Island Field Day on Saturday, August 6 and at the annual Lions Club Turkey Shoot Labor Day Weekend.

Lots of work is underway and more needs to be done to repair our landmark Lights after the last few year’s of record high water and bird infestation.  Don’t forget to stop by and say hi and help out if at all possible.   Buy a shirt or one of their new decorative anchors for your home to raise funds.

 

 

 

Sunday Concerts August – Lake St. Clair Metropark

Date: August 7, 2022
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: 31300 Metropolitan Parkway, Harrison Township, MI

Lake St. Clair Metropark Sunday Concert Series continues thru Labor Day.

Come by boat or car and spend your Sunday evening enjoying music from different metro Detroit bands.  Bring your lawn chair or get on your feet and dance.  FREE Event!  Park entrance fee required.  Bring your boat and spend the weekend and enjoy many other amenities at this fabulous park.

 

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Date: August 9, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

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Thanks! … and have great time on the water!

Sprint n Splash – Lake

Date: August 13, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: 31300 Metropolitan Parkway, Harrison Township, MI

The 11th Annual Sprint & Splash will be held at Lake St. Clair Metropark in Harrison Township, Michigan on Saturday August 13.  Register Now!

Sprint and Splash Events include:

  • 5K Run / Walk

  • Duathlon: which combines a 5K run and a 2-mile paddle using a kayak or stand-up paddle board

  • 2-mile Paddle Race (kayak or stand-up paddleboard)

Bourbon, Brews, n BBQ – Algonac

Date: August 13, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: 1025 St Clair River Dr, Algonac, MI 48001

Bourbon, Brews n BBQ evening festival celebrates cold brews, mouthwatering BBQ, smooth & smokey Bourbon, and great live music!

  • FREE and convenient parking in and around Riverfront Park in Algonac.
  • BY BOAT: The Harbor Club Marina is located a short distance away. Reservations are first come, first served so call and reserve early! (810) 794-4448

Raft Off on Lake St. Clair

Date: August 13, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Little Muscamoot Bay - Lake St. Clair

The 2022 Raft Off held in Little Muscamoot Bay on Lake St. Clair returns on Saturday August 13.

Find out more about the Raft Off and how to enter Little Muscamoot Bay here 

Photos 2019 Raft Off Trevor Walczy – Drone Shots.

Fun Run for Special Olympics – Lake St. Clair

Date: August 17, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

The Wertz Warriors annual Fun Run for Michigan Special Olympics on Lake St. Clair will be held Wednesday August 17, 2022.

Register Early with Jeff @ weberjd@ymail.com

Photo Trevor Walczy of Drone Shots

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Music by the Bay – New Baltimore

Start date: August 19, 2022
End date: August 20, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: 36300 Front Street, New Baltimore, MI 48047

The Anchor Bay Chamber presents the annual “Music by the Bay” on the waterfront of Lake St. Clair – New Baltimore.

Several bands are scheduled including tribute bands including the likes of Elton John and Jimmy Buffet.  See website for more details.

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Battle of the Bands – Marine City

Start date: August 19, 2022
End date: August 20, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: 509 South Water Street, Marine, City, MI

The Marine City Lions Club presents Battle of the Bands at Nautical Park on August 19-20, 2022.

The “2022 print edition” of this year’s Lake St. Clair Guide lists this event in “St. Clair” based on info available at print time in January.  Please adjust your calendars thanks.  There are still live bands in St. Clair all this weekend too however!!

Mermaids & Mariners

Date: August 20, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: 4555 St. Clair Parkway Port Lambton, ON N0P 2B0

Celebrating all things nautical on the scenic St. Clair River in Brander Park, Port Lambton, Ontario on Saturday August 20, 2022.

Meet the Mermaids and mingle with Mariners, find some treasures and have a splashing good time!  See full schedule on website.

Island Grill Special Guest Night

Date: August 21, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: 8709 Dixie Hwy, Ira Township, MI 48023

Island Grill @ Mayea Marina has special live reggae band tonight.  “One Love” has performed extensively at large festivals, concert venues, & night clubs.

The band consists of six talented musicians who have been in the music industry for more than three decades and have one album.  They will appear at Island Grill on August 21.

one love at island grill mayea marina

 

Float Down – Port Huron

Date: August 21, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

The annual float down is held the 3rd Sunday in August each year.  The “unsanctioned” event has 1000s of people floating down the St. Clair River on anything that floats from Port Huron north of the Blue Water Bridge to Marysville.

The St. Clair River is shut down to all motorized boat traffic typically from noon to 8pm that day.  NO MOTORIZED vessels during that time including freighter traffic for safety.  Several great viewing areas on shore are located on the boardwalks around Port Huron – bring a chair and enjoy the waterfront.

Feel free to share your public “Waterfront” events with us!

Date: August 23, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

email: lakestclairguide@yahoo.com

Benefit on the Bay – MacRay for Capuchin Soup Kitchen

Date: August 26, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

29th Annual Benefit on the Bay will be held at MacRay Harbor overlooking Lake St. Clair Friday August 26!

Buy a tickets in advance before they are all sold out!  Benefits the Capuchin Soup Kitchen.

Is a very nice and very fun event – certainly a great night out for a group to purchase a table.  PURCHASE TICKETS here @ https://www.benefitonthebay.org/

ADMISSION TICKETS – $75 – Includes Appetizers, Dinner, Beer and Wine, Complimentary Valet

Doors Open 5:30pm ● Dinner Served 7:45pm | Afterglow 10:00pm | Silent Auction ● Live Auction | Live Music ● Dancing ● Cash Raffle | Desserts By On The Rise Bakery | Afterglow With Free Coney Dogs

ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY
Capuchin Development ● 313-939-2001
Shelving.com ● 248-852-8600
Mike Schodowski ● 248-318-7655
Online ● Click Here

 

2022 august 26 benefit on the bay macray capuchin

Spring Restaurant Guide

Date: August 28, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Spring Edition of the Lake St. Clair Restaurant Guide is Here!  Find latest updates & seasonal openings of waterfront bars and eateries with boat dockage!

LIVE Magazine with social media links to 30+ Restaurants / boat carry out around and on the waterfront.   80 Pages of info to make the most of your time around Lake St. Clair area and the St. Clair River!  Dine and watch freighters, summer boat traffic, and a variety of events at these locations.

 

2022 lake st. clair restaurant guide

Whiskey, Cigars, & Staches

Date: September 1, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

The original June event has been postponed until September.  New date TBD.

Hosted by New Baltimore and sponsored by the Pink House Tea Room.  A first time event will include a Mustache Cigar Whiskey.  The weekend will also include a parade led by Westie’s.

The Pink House Tea Room & Godfather Bistro Cigar Bar are pleased to introduce “Whiskey, Cigars, & ‘Staches” in Downtown New Baltimore on Saturday September ? from 2pm – 8pm!  Join us for a mustache-themed day to celebrate the men in your life, with the men in your life! This event isn’t just for men – ladies are welcome and we’ve got stick-on ‘staches for you!
21+ ONLY PLEASE – PURCHASE TICKETS to be announced.

TICKETS
Early bird price – $45
If still available, tickets will be $55 at the door

Each ticket includes:
-Admission
-Koozie
-Cigar voucher
-Godfather matches
-Stick-on Mustaches
-Access to outdoor lounge
-1 free raffle ticket
There will be a huge selection of cigars & accessories for purchase provided by Godfather Cigar Bar, an outdoor smoking lounge, a “Best Mustache” Contest, specialty bourbon and whiskey drinks, prize raffles, games, music, specialty men’s products for sale, and so much more!  We hope you’ll join us for what we hope to be the beginning of an amazing Father’s Day tradition in Downtown New Baltimore.

Art on the Bay – New Baltimore

Start date: September 3, 2022
End date: September 4, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Art on the Bay returns Labor Day Weekend, Saturday & Sunday from 9am – 5pm.  Cutting edge arts and fine crafts.

Beautiful, scenic location on Lake St. Clair’s waterfront.  Many local restaurants and shops to wander through as well to make it a great afternoon.  More info on the website where you may register @ artonthebay48047@gmail.com

 

Save our South Channel Lights on Algonac Boardwalk

Start date: September 3, 2022
End date: September 4, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Save our South Channel Lights group will be on the boardwalk during the Algonac Art Fair – Saturday and Sunday, September 3 & 4.

Lots of work is underway and more needs to be done to repair our landmark Lights after the last few year’s of record high water and bird infestation.  Don’t forget to stop by and say hi and help out if at all possible.   Buy a shirt or one of their new decorative anchors for your home to raise funds.

 

 

 

Jobbie Nooner #2

Date: September 10, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

End of the summer party around Gull Island for Jobbie Nooner #2 on Lake St. Clair

Metro Boat Show

Start date: September 15, 2022
End date: September 18, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: 31300 Metropolitan Parkway, Harrison Township, MI

The annual Metro Boat Show at Lake St. Clair Metropark returns September 15-18, 2022.

Tickets are $10 with 12 and under free with adult.  Ticket sales are credit card ONLY. Purchase tickets in advance online to save time in line. Show your tickets on your cell phone or print them and bring them to the show!

Besides everything for the boaters, there will be live music, food trucks, and family activities – something for everyone.

Thurs. – Friday: 1pm – 7:30pm
Saturday: 11am – 7:30pm
Sunday: 11am – 6pm
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MORE Events Coming Soon!

Date: September 25, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Events are Updated as info is available – Please check back and feel free to email Kim your public waterfront events for the summer!

email:  lakestclairguide@yahoo.com