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Port Huron Area Spring Events

Spring is a great time to visit the Port Huron area.

Moose campground lake With the snow gone, the flowers in bloom, trees budding and the maple sap flowing, spring is when the Port Huron area comes to life. The abundance of water and woods makes the area a beautiful and fun place to visit. Fishing, hiking and sightseeing are prime reasons to visit in spring. The hockey season will be winding down, but the arena football season is just starting and the Port Huron Predators Football team plays regularly at McMorran arena.


The Port Huron area has many artists and studios. Downtown Port Huron has a couple newer studios that are doing very well. Lexington is know for it's craft shops and St Clair has some of the longest running art shows in the area.

The Port Huron Art Association Annual Spring Art Show takes place from 5/7 to 5/29 at the Port Huron Main Museum. Running for over 50 years, and participated in by over 50 artists, there is always a wide variety of unique art to enjoy. Studio 1219 holds their Art Exhibition: "Weird Art" from May 17 through June 26. There is a reception to meet the artists on May 20th at 6PM. For the mariners visiting this spring there is a Marine Memorabilia Flea Market in Lexington on June 4, where you'll be sure to find lots of local memorabilia collections.


The warming temperatures bring the fishing into the rivers and Lake Huron in the spring time. Events such as the 10th Annual St. Clair River Marbleye Classic Tournament taking place from 5/20 through 5/22 celebrate the abundance of fish in the area. The walleye run big in the St Clair river, and the public fishing areas in Port Huron and Marysville bring many fisherman to the area all through the spring season. Fishing from shore or in a boat both yield a great chance at a keeper walleye. The 5th Annual Trout and Salmon Fishing Tournament takes place in Lexington on 5/7/2011. Both of these tournaments offer cash prizes for largest fish.

There are also many inland lakes available for public fishing. Some, like the 40th St. pond in Port Huron, have a play area, boat launch and fishing pier. Some are more rustic, and a few allow camping. So grab your pole and head out, there are plenty of open waters to try your luck. If you like fishing, you'll love fishing the Port Huron area.


When spring comes to the Port Huron area it's time to get rid of the cabin fever from the last few months. There are many outdoor activities to take advantage of. Camping season gets started with the warmer days and cooler nights. Here is a link to our list of camping sites in the Port Huron area. For those that want to sleep in comfort, but spend the day enjoying the camping experience of years long past, the Feast of St Claire in Pine Grove Park takes place on the 28th and 29th of May. You can explore what camps were like in the 17th and 18th century. Activities and performances go on throughout the festival, making it fun and educational for the family.

Michigan is known for it's beautiful wilderness and abundant wildlife, and the Port Huron area is no different. Rare Trilliums bloom in early spring throughout our many acres of public forest and game lands. Large numbers of migrating birds bring birdwatchers from all over the country. The Does are bringing out their fawns and the fox are raising their kits this time of year so be sure to bring a camera. Enjoy the miles of hiking trails or hundreds of acres of public game land while getting plenty of fresh air and exercise.

Whether you like being outdoors or shopping, spring is a great time to visit the Port Huron area.