Things to Do In Bay City, Michigan
Saginaw Valley Naval Ship MuseumVisit the Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum, home of the USS Edson DD-946. This Vietnam Era, Forrest Sherman Class destroyer is one of only two left in the United States. Guests are invited to step back in history on a self-guided tour of the Grey Ghost of the Coast and see what life was like for the men who served aboard her. Approximately 95% of the ship is open to the public.
Charming walkway overlooking the Saginaw River known for its peaceful locale & scenic lookout spots.
Bay City River Walk
Bay Antique Center
The Bay Antique Center is an antique wonderland, making Bay City a prime destination for the discerning collector. Our block long showroom is known for its variety of retro, vintage and antique merchandise and our neighborly and knowledgeable dealers and team.
This area includes land that encompasses Liberty Harbor Marina, the Veterans Memorial Park ball fields, Kantzler Arboretum, Santa House, Trombley House, and Fitness Park. It includes the Riverwalk and the Riverwalk/Railtrail loop. Major community events such as the 4th of July Fireworks celebration, River Roar and concerts take place in the park.
Bay City Veterans Memorial Park
City Market has space for up to 45 local farmers, vendors, and restaurants, all of whom feature the freshest grown produce, finest baked goods, juices, flowers, ready to go meals, meats, and on-site restaurants preparing farm fresh delicious meals.
Tall Ship CelebrationBe ready when majestic tall ships from across the globe sail back into our award-winning port in Bay City, Michigan for our Tall Ship Celebration: Bay City! This family-friendly maritime festival features majestic tall ships, international maritime musicians and unforgettable experiences on the Bay City waterfront.
Quilt Show & Exhibits
Founded in 1988 the Bay Heritage Quilters Guild was formed to promote the art of quilting through sharing, teaching, and friendship. As a group, they provide demonstrations, do several community service projects, exchange ideas, and provide an atmosphere in which members can learn from experienced quilters.
Tow World's BeyondFrom the fiery surface of the Sun to the icy realm of comets, travel to worlds with enormous volcanoes, vast canyons, dazzling rings, and storms that would swallow the Earth. Learn more about Mars and Pluto too! Narrated by Star Trek’s John Billingsley. Includes a live epilogue about the summer’s closest approach of Mars to Earth since 2003.
American Co Antique MallLocated in the heart of Bay City's Historic Hell's Half Mile, is a collection of quality dealers.
Antique Toy and Fire Truck MuseumHome of the world's largest and most famous fire truck.