Upcoming Events

All events are subject to change or cancellation. This page will be updated with any new information as soon as it is available.

Decorate for Halloween - October 5

Two of the biggest days for visitors October 7&8 when the crowds come to view our lighthouse decked out for the holidays. We need volunteers to spiff things up with family friendly decorations.

Click HERE to sign up to help.

Harvest Festival - October 7 & 8

One of the most highly anticipated events by camper and visitors, the Harvest Festival is sponsored by Tawas Point State Park with support from the Friends of Tawas Point Lighthouse and State Park.

Friday, October 7 - There will be free hayrides running from the campground to the lighthouse and back from 5 pm to 9 pm. Pick up points are the Camp Host site at the campground and near the Historical Marker at the lighthouse.


Visit the lighthouse with lots of family-friendly Halloween decorations from 5 pm to 7 pm. Visits are free, donations appreciated.


Saturday, October 8- Expect a day of fun!


From noon to 5 pm take a hayride from the campground to the lighthouse grounds, play great games, pick up a free pumpkin (16 years of age and under, while supplies last. one per person, please), grab a juicy apple, and show off your costumes!


Visit the lighthouse from noon to 4 pm and check out the family-friendly Halloween decorations. Visits are free, donations appreciated.


Information on Trick or Treating can be obtained at check in at the campground. This event is for campers only.


Finally, finish up the day with the Monster Mash Dance at the pavilion from 7 pm to 9 pm. All are welcome! Follow the lighted pathway from the campground to the pavilion!


Volunteers needed! Click HERE to see the list of openings.

Interested in helping at any of the events? Click HERE to view the list of volunteer activities on SignUpGenius. When you sign up online, you will receive a confirmation as well as an email reminder prior to the event.