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February Festivals - Ann Arbor, MI - Remerica Hometown Realtors

Winter is in full swing, and that means some of the best festivals of the year will be coming to Ann Arbor. February features a truly unique schedule of events, including an ice carving competition, a storytelling series that blends music with spoken word, and a chance to learn more about the history of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes. All of these festivals are hosted by local organizations and feature entertainment for all ages. Our REALTORS® are ready for winter fun, and we've got the inside scoop on three exciting local festivals coming to Ann Arbor this February.

February Festivals Around Ann Arbor

  • Winter Fun Fest: Ice Carving Festival at Washtenaw County Parks & Rec. – 2230 Platt Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 | Feb. 9
    It's easy to make the most of winter around Ann Arbor homes for sale, thanks to great local events like the Winter Fun Fest: Ice Carving Festival. Ice carving has a rich history throughout Michigan, and the Ice Carving Festival brings together college ice carving teams from around the state for a full day of competition. If you've never seen an ice sculpture created, you may be surprised by some of the tools involved. These teams will be using chainsaws, traditional tools, and even flamethrowers to create their works of art! You'll be amazed by the creations on display and the talent of the teams involved. This is a free event for the whole family, with refreshments available and plenty of fun activities for kids throughout the day.

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Ann Arbor Polar Plunge-Remerica Hometown REALTORS

Our REALTORS® at Remerica Hometown REALTORS® are eager to kick off 2019 by putting even more of our customers into the best Ann Arbor homes for sale.

There's always something exciting going on in Ann Arbor, which benefits from its popularity as a college town. Concordia University, University of Michigan, and others have campuses here.

One great thing about living here is all the opportunities to get involved in the community. Local colleges and their students frequently sponsor charitable events. There are all sorts of volunteering options for people of all ages, skills, and abilities.

Other local organizations, such as police departments, are frequently involved.

One terrific example: The University of Michigan Polar Plunge!

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Plymouth Winter Family Fund
With a chill in the air and winter on its way, it's almost time to layer up and enjoy all of the cold-weather fun available in the Plymouth area. Whether you enjoy skiing, snowboarding, sledding, or learning to do something new, you'll find no shortage of outdoor fun around Plymouth. There are activities available for all ages, and plenty of opportunities to enjoy fun, family-friendly outdoor attractions throughout the season. Our REALTORS® have all of the exciting details, in our one-stop guide to outdoor winter fun in Plymouth, MI.

Outdoor Winter Fun Near Plymouth

  • Stock Up on Supplies at Sun & Snow Sports – 338 S. Main St., Plymouth, MI 48170
    No matter how you plan to enjoy all of the outdoor winter fun in Plymouth, it always pays to start the season with the right supplies. Sun & Snow Sports, located in Plymouth, offers everything that you need to enjoy the season. Stock up on ski/snowboard supplies, pick up comfortable cold-weather gear or have your skis/snowboard tuned up for the season. Sun & Snow Sports also offers rentals, perfect for trying something new.

  • Local Skiing at Alpine Valley Ski Area – 6775 Highland Road, White Lake, MI 48383
    With all of your supplies in hand, you'll be ready to hit the local slopes at the Alpine Valley Ski Area, located in White Lake. Alpine Valley features 25 trails, with options for every skill level. There's an extensive area for beginners, a large terrain park, and challenging runs to test the skills of experienced skiers. Keep an eye on the special events schedule as well, because there's always something new and unique coming to the Alpine Valley Ski Area.

  • Ski and Snowboard Lessons at Mt. Brighton – 4141 Bauer Road, Brighton, MI 48116
    Looking to brush up on your skills, or learn to do something new? Ski and snowboard lessons at Mt. Brighton are the perfect way to develop your skills on the slopes in a relaxed, educational setting. There are lessons available for kids, teens, and adults, along with racing and terrain park lessons for all ages. When your lesson is over, hit the slopes to enjoy the many trails available at Mt. Brighton, or head to the lodge from some hot cocoa and well-earned relaxation.

  • Sledding at Plymouth Twp. Park Sled Hill – 46640 W. Ann Arbor Trail, Plymouth, MI 48170
    Sledding is one of the most popular winter activities for kids in every community, and Plymouth homes for sale make it easy to carry on the sledding tradition. Start by heading to the Plymouth Township Park Sled Hill, where outdoor winter fun is always on the menu. The Plymouth Township Park Sled Hill is open throughout the winter, weather permitting, and has long been a favorite of local families.

  • Sledding at Heritage Park Sled Hill – 24915 Farmington Rd., Farmington Hills, MI 48336
    Is one great sledding hill not enough? No problem! The Heritage Park Sled Hill, located in nearby Farmington Hills, is another great spot to bring the family for some winter fun. The sled hill is open throughout the afternoon every day of the week. It's a great place to keep the kids busy on snow days or to enjoy a fun family outing on the weekend.

No matter the season, the Plymouth area is a wonderful place to call home for anyone who enjoys spending time outdoors. Contact us at Remerica Hometown REALTORS® to buy, sell, and learn about homes in the Plymouth, MI area.