SOURCE: Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds

June 27, 2008 10:11 ET

Top Michigan Summer Festivals to Visit in Your RV

OKEMOS, MI--(Marketwire - June 27, 2008) - For many Michigan RVers, summertime brings excitement and the anticipation of exploring our state in their RV. With so many festivals and events scattered throughout Michigan, you're sure to find one that fits your family's tastes and interests. Plan your next vacation around these favorite Michigan summer festivals.

Muskegon Summer Celebration, June 26-July 6

This 11-day concert brings national musicians of every genre to Muskegon for one of Michigan's largest entertainment lineups. In addition to big star performances, the festival will provide rides, fireworks and food.

Comerica Cityfest 2008, July 2-6

Detroit's best summer festival, formerly known at the Comerica Tastefest, is back for its 20th year with tastes, tunes and culture on West Grand Boulevard between Cass Avenue and Third Avenue.

Rothbury Festival, July 3-6

This inaugural, nationally recognized festival will bring top names in music to the Double JJ Resort in Rothbury for camping and concerts to raise awareness of climate change and clean energy alternatives.

National Cherry Festival, July 5-12

Celebrate scrumptious cherries and enjoy over 150 events in Traverse City, a favorite festival since 1926. Events include parades, loads of children's activities, air shows, pie eating and pit spitting contests, and much more!

Alpenfest, July 15-19

Gather in Gaylord for this Swiss inspired festival. Artisans from all over the world will display their crafts while local vendors serve up ethnic delicacies. Join the musical parade leading to the Burning of the Boogg (a giant snowman of cotton wool) and watch your troubles go up in smoke!

Cheeseburger in Caseville, August 8-16, 2008

Sink your teeth into an amazing variety of cheeseburgers in this Jimmy Buffett inspired festival which includes music, food and the popular Parade of Tropical Fools.

Michigan Renaissance Festival, August 16-September 28 (weekends)

Step back in time in Holly to observe and enjoy courageous knights defending their honor in full-contact jousting, 195 artisans selling handcrafted goods in a village-style marketplace, and belly dancers and sword swallowers strolling the streets.

The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) is a statewide, non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging growth in the recreation vehicle and private campground industries while contributing to the quality of Michigan tourism. For more information, visit MARVAC's Web site, or call 517.349.8881.

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