Michigan State Park Harvest Festivals: 2022 Camping Dates

Michigan’s hot and humid summer weather can make you crave cooler fall days filled with cider and donuts. It will be here soon, friends. So soon in fact, it’s time for Michigan campers to lock in reservations for some of the most popular events of the camping season, the annual fall harvest festivals at state park campgrounds.

Held during weekends in September and October, the festivals are popular and are usually only open to registered campers. Visitors come decked out in costumes, decorate campsites, and enjoy sleight of hand, hay rides, pumpkin carving, and contests.

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Campers make early reservations for these weekends, so if you want to make sure you don’t miss a thing, reserve a site soon. Reservations can be made at MiDNRReservations.com or by phone at 1-800-44PARKS.

here is a list of michigan state park fall harvest festivals in 2022.

Bewabic State Park Harvest Festival: September 9-10

Baraga State Park Harvest Festival: 10-12 Sept.

Van Riper State Park Harvest Festival: Sept 10 and 17

Mears State Park Light Trail: Sept 16-17

Van Buren State Park Pumpkin Festival: September 23-25

Bay City State Park Fall Festival: 23-25 ​​Sep. and 7-9 Oct.

Holland State Park Fall Festival: September 23-25

Onaway State Park Harvest Festival: September 23-25

Wells Spooktacular State Park: September 23-24

Halloween Havoc in Pinckney Recreation Area: September 23-24

Proud Lake Recreation Area Harvest Festival: 23-25 ​​Sep. and 30 Sept.-Oct. 2

Tahquamenon Falls State Park Harvest Festival: September 24

Brimley State Park Harvest Festival: September 24

Keith J. Charters Traverse City State Park Harvest Festival: Sept. 30-Oct. 2

South Higgins Lake State Park Harvest Festival: Sept. 30-Oct. Oct. 2, 7-9 and Oct. 19

Aloha State Park Harvest Festival: Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Bay City State Park Fall Harvest Festival: Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Brighton Recreation Area Harvest Festival Weekend: October 1 and 8

Hoeft State Park Harvest Festival: October 1st

Hartwick Pines State Park Fall Harvest Festival: October 1st

Fayette State Historic Park Harvest Feast: October 1st

Port Crescent State Park Fall Harvest Festival: October 1-2

Sleepy Hollow State Park Harvest Festival: October 1st

Wilson State Park Harvest Festival: October 1st

Young State Park Harvest Festival Weekend: October 7-8

Hoffmaster State Park Children’s Harvest Festival: October 7-9

Fort Custer Recreation Area Fall Harvest Festival: October 7-9

Holly Recreation Area Harvest Festival: Oct. 7-9 and Oct. 14-16

Metamora-Hadley Recreation Area Fall Harvest Festival Weekend: Oct. 7-9 and Oct. 14-16

Harrisville State Park Haunted Halloween Weekend: October 7-9 and October 11

Waterloo Recreation Area Sugarloaf Harvest Festival: Oct. 7-9 and Oct. 14-16

The Haunting of Hayes State Park: October 7-9

Sleeper State Park Harvest Festival: October 7-9

Algonac State Park Harvest Festival: Oct. 7-9 and Oct. 14-16

Tawas Point State Park Haunted Lighthouse Weekend: October 7-8

Lakeport State Park Harvest Festival: October 7-9

Sleepy Hollow State Park Ichabod Crane Days: October 8

Yankee Springs Recreation Area Fall Harvest Festival: October 14-16

Lakeport State Park Trick-or-Treating: October 15

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