Accommodations Off Site

Nearby Hotels and Motels

The Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau has listings of motels and hotels in the area. Trout Creek Condominiums & The Birchwood Inn in Harbor Springs, along with Pellston Lodge in Pellston are conveniently located close to the festival site. Mackinaw City also has many hotels and motels available.

Local Campgrounds

Direct phone numbers for private campgrounds
and state parks.

Burt Lake State Park  231- 238- 9392

Wilderness State Park – Mackinaw City – 231-436-5381

Mackinaw KOA Kampground – Mackinaw City – 231-436-5643

Mill Creek Campground – Mackinaw City – 231-436-5584

Mackinaw City Campground – Mackinaw City – 231-436-5184 – $15/night

TeePee Campground – Mackinaw City – 231-436-5391

Walmart Lot – Petoskey

Petoskey State Park – Petoskey – 231-347-2311

Petoskey Magnus Park – Petoskey – 231-347-1027

Petoskey KOA – Petoskey – 231-347-0005

Local Attractions

Food & Entertainment

Legs Inn – A Cross Village icon. Great Food and Entertainment.

Alternative Options

The Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau has listings of motels and hotels in the area. Holiday Inn Express in Pellston and The Birchwood Inn in Harbor Springs have Blissfest Packages available.

Northern Michigan features year-round recreational and cultural tourism at its finest. The natural environment of Lake Michigan offers sand beaches and boating opportunities. The rolling fields and the Hardwood State Forest has beautiful vistas and trails that are great for hiking. One of the best swimming beaches in the state is nearby at Sturgeon Bay along Lake Michigan, located 5 miles north of the Festival Farm. Tourist and resort facilities are nearby in Mackinaw City, Harbor Springs and Petoskey. Modern camping facilities are available at Wilderness State Park (15 miles) and Petoskey State Park (20 miles).

The following links to area visitors bureaus and chambers of commerce that will provide accommodations, restaurant and attractions information.

Petoskey-Harbor Springs-Boyne Country Visitors Bureau – Area wide information

Mackinaw City Tourist Bureau – 15 miles north

Mackinac Island – 20 miles north (5 miles by water)

Harbor Springs Chamber – 20 miles south

Petoskey Chamber – 25 miles south

Cheboygan Chamber – 20 miles east

Indian River Chamber – 25 miles southeast on I-75


It is best to kennel your dog near home but if you need a local option these are what we have available locally. It is recommended that you book early.

Bay Pines – 231-347-1383

8769 Michigan 119  Harbor Springs, MI 49740

Little Traverse Bay Humane Society – 231-347-2396

1300 West Conway Road, Harbor Springs, MI 49740


Paws and Claws – 231-526-1336

4300 Five Mile Creek Rd Harbor Springs, MI 49740

Trail’s End Kennel – 231-436-7334

8340 Trailsend Rd, Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Wags and Purrs – 231-439-9226

1911 N US Highway 31, Petoskey, MI 49770-9320 – map