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Summer Events for Everyone

The weather is warming up, and so is another season of summer fun! There are plenty of community events to get you out and about in both big and small ways. You’ll have the most fun if you already live close to downtown and have an easy drive to one of these top events. If you live at Camelot Place, our apartments in Saginaw, MI keep you only minutes from the downtown area and riverfront. Want to know where to head for the best ongoing and one-time events? Then keep reading to find out more!

Ongoing Events

One of the highlights of summer is the local events series, and Saginaw has lots of options for everyone. The best part? Most events are free!

Wildlife Drive:

The hiawassee Wildlife Refuge is due to open on June 1st. You can enjoy a slow drive through a scenic 6.5-mile route. You’ll roll by local wildlife and picturesque grasslands, water pools, and more.

Gardening at the Museum:

Each Saturday from spring to fall, you can volunteer at the Saginaw Art Museum. You can spend some time working in the garden and also enjoy the beautiful sights for free!

Concerts in the Park:

Join the musical fun at Hayes Park Wednesdays during June, July, and August. There are plenty of great groups and themes, including a night for country, 70’s hits, and rock ‘n roll.

Picnic in the Park Concert Series:

Head to Roethke Park for some fun Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Concerts start June 14th and go through August 16th, with one break on July 5th and a rain date for August 23rd.

Kids Summer Recreation Program:

Wednesday mornings this summer kids can find some fun at Hayes Park. Every day has a kid-friendly theme, including Disney Day, Sports Day, and Circus Day. This program starts June 15th and runs through August 17th, with one day off on July 6th.

Old Saginaw City Lawn Chair Film Festival:

This event series is mostly for teenagers and/or adults. Come each Sunday at dusk from June 17th to August 12th to enjoy a film. Films are mostly rated PG-13 or R, but one evening has a feature rated G so everyone can come!

Jazz in the Garden:

Take time to visit the Andersen Memorial Rose Garden Wednesdays in July. From 7 to 9 PM, listen to the sweet sounds of jazz in a relaxing and beautiful environment.

One-time/Limited Events

You can mix and match your favorite recurring events with some special one-time or limited events this summer! Check out a few of the following.

Catch Me If You Can’ Free Family Fishing Festival:

From 8 to 11 AM on June 5th, you can have some free fun fishing at the Haithco Recreation Area. The first 150 children to register also get a fishing pole for free!

Movie at the Park:

Grab your lawn chair and some refreshments and head to Roethke Park for two move nights. Films are set to be announced soon, so mark your calendars for Friday, June 10th and Friday, July 22nd.

Dog Days of Summer:

Bring your furry friend and head to Steven A. Kirshenbaum Memorial Bark Park at Imerman Memorial Park for some canine encounters. There are even special prizes for dogs who come to have some fun! Visit on June 15th, July 13th, or August 10th from 6 to 8 PM.

Hammers and Strings:

If you’re looking for a more unique musical experience, then you should come to this event on June 22nd, July 17th, or August 17th at 7 PM. You’ll get to hear special instruments like the dulcimer, mandolin, and more!

Adult Mystery Night:

This two-part experience features adult movie mysteries, Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile. These free showings are at Imerman Park starting at 8 PM on June 24th and July 8th.

Playdates Sponsored by Saginaw County:

Younger kids will enjoy the Music on the Move playdate at the Haithco Recreation Area on June 28th at 2 PM. Attendees will get to try out different rhythm instruments! If you have kids who are a little older, they may enjoy the Gaga Ball Archery Extravaganza at Imerman Memorial Park Pavilion #1 on June 30th at 2 PM. Enjoy inflatable archery and a gaga ball pit!

Saginaw Area Fireworks on July 4th:

Check out the biggest fireworks display in the Saginaw area at Old Town Saginaw on July 4th. The display even features skydivers and a vintage airplane flyover!

Are you ready to take advantage of everything this wonderful town has to offer this summer? It’s a lot easier to enjoy if you start with an ideal location at top apartments for rent in Saginaw, MI. Camelot Place is located in a prime neighborhood 10 minutes or less from downtown events and 20 minutes or less from every other event on this list. Call us today to learn more or schedule a tour: (844)-717-8907.