81st National Trout Festival​​ 

April 26th-30th 

Kalkaska, Michigan 

EVENTS SAT Apr 29

8:00 AM to 11:00 AM - Community Pancake Breakfast, Senior Center

                                  $5/Adults, $3/Children 8 & Under

                                  Pancakes, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Juice, Coffee

                                  Proceeds to the Senior Unmet Needs Fund

8:30 AM - Registration for Rotary Wood Memorial Race (VFW Hall, 408 Hyde Street)
               - 10:00 AM - Rotary-Wood Memorial Race starts

9:00 AM - Lumberjack Show, Railroad Square


9:00 AM - Kid's Fishing Contest starts, CC Well Drilling (377 M66 SE Kalkaska)
               ALL CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT 

               Sponsored in part by Coding Products and Jay's Sporting Goods

9:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Trout Town Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet, Kaliseum

10:00 AM - Carnival opens, Fairgrounds

10:00 AM - Flea Market opens - Fairgrounds (Weather Permitting)


10:00 AM to Closing - Whispering Pines Animal Kingdom and Reptile Display- Fairgrounds (Camel rides will be available)


10:00 AM - Winterfest Craft Show, Kaliseum, (upstairs)

10:00 AM - Registration starts for the Forest Area Federal Credit Union

                  Grand Royal Parade, Birch Street Elem.
               - Must be registered and in line up by 12:30 PM to be judged
               -If not being judged must be registered and in line up by 1:30 PM

               - Parade  starts at 2:00 PM


​11:00 AM to 7:00 PM - TC Bubble Soccer, Kaliseum

11:00 AM - Lumberjack Show, Railroad Square


11:00 AM - Timber Wolf Trout Fest Golf Outing, Timber Wolf Golf Club

                 5646 M72 SE, Kalkaska

11:00 AM to 10:00 PM - Shady Belle Food and Entertainment - Civic Center - Fairgrounds

11:00 AM - Queen's Luncheon - Kalkaska Church of Christ

1:00 PM - Lumberjack Show, Railroad Square


2:00 PM -  Grand Royal ParadeGrand Royal Parade starts, Downtown Kalkaska
               - Sponsored by Forest Area Federal Credit Union

Following the parade Scottville Clowns will be performing at Shady Belle - Civic Center - Fair Grounds - Sponsored by Voice Motors


Following the parade will be a Lumberjack Show at Railroad Square

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Pig Roast VFW Hall- 408 Hyde Street

4:00 PM - Chute Dogging At Rocking Horse Arena followed by Cowboy Mounted Shooting

5:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Troutzilla Music Stage - At entertainment tent - Fairgrounds

5:00 PM - Spring Fling Bump-n-Run & More brought to you by the Kalkaska County Agricultural Fair. $12/Adults, $6/Kids 12 & Under and FREE for Children 5 & Under. Grandstand Arena opens at 4:00pm


Dusk - Special Fireworks Display - Fairgrounds - Sponsored by Northland Food & Family Center


ALL EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE