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Michigan Honey Festival

The Michigan Honey Festival is a fun, inexpensive, & informative weekend for everyone, young and old, non-beekeepers, “Newbee’s” & seasoned beekeepers alike. All our attendees, sponsors, vendors, and volunteers will walk away with something.

July 20 & 21, 2024

Shiawassee County Fair Grounds
2900 Hibbard Rd.
Corunna, MI 48817
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Parking: $5/vehicle/day
Click here for a list of nearby accommodations.

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  THANK YOU to our 2024 SPONSORS!  

Made in the USA, Hummerbee Rough Terrain Equipment manufactures rough terrain forklifts for the beekeeping industry and one compact articulated loader.

  • Buggsnest, LLC

  • Michigan Beekeepers Association

  • Radio Waves LLC

  • Cutler Supply, INC.

  • Anthony Bee Farms

  • CAP Hobby Honey

  • S&L Honey Farm

  • MSU Extension

  • Ken & Barb Krupp

  • Heffernan's Honey & Beekeeping Supply

  • Family Farm & Home - Corunna

  • Owosso Bee Club

  • MOMBA

  • Beeline Apiaries and Woodenware

Event Schedule

Be sure to start your visit off at the information table! 

 

As we confirm classes, speakers, and demonstrations, we will start listing them.  Please check back for updates!  If there is something that you would like to see, please share your ideas!  If you are looking for nearby accomodations, you can find them here.

Saturday, July 20, 2024

10:00 am - Photo Contest Submission Opens

10:30 am - Live Hive by MSU Extension

11:00 am - Extraction Demo

11:00 am - The Buzz about Beeswax by Malinda Barr - Beeswax Barrn

11:00 am - Cornhole registration begins

12:00 pm - Live Hive by MSU Extension

12:00 pm - Cornhole tournament begins

12:00 pm - Photo Contest Submission Closes

12:30 pm - Extraction Demo

1:30 pm - Live Hive by MSU Extension

2:00 pm - Honey: Its Varieties Give You Endless Possibilities by Lainey Bell - American Honey Princess

2:00 pm - Extraction Demo

3:00 pm - Live Hive by MSU Extension

3:30 pm - Extraction Demo

Sunday, July 21, 2024

10:30 am - Live Hive by MSU Extension

11:00 am - Extraction Demo

11:00 am - Commercial Beekeeping: Keeping Our Crops Blooming by Lainey Bell - American Honey Princess

12:00 pm - Live Hive by MSU Extension

12:30 pm - Extraction Demo

1:00 pm - The Buzz about Beeswax by Malinda Barr - The Beeswax Barrn

1:30 pm - Live Hive by MSU Extension

2:00 pm - Extraction Demo

2:00 pm - Dancing Grandmas Performance

3:00 pm - Live Hive by MSU Extension

3:30 pm - Extraction Demo

Other Activities

Silent Auction - 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (must pick up items during event)

Shopping - All Day

Honey Tasting - All Day

Children's Activities - All Day

Photo Gallery - All Day (Submissions welcome!)

Honey Judging (for beekeepers) - See Rules here

Food Trucks - All Day

**By being on the premises, you agree to the possibility that your picture will be taken and used on the website, social media, advertising, etc.**

Without a doubt, there is no way that we could put this event on without our Sponsors!  We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for supporting us!  If you would like to Sponsor the Michigan Honey Festival, please follow the link above or click here for more information.

Our Vendors make the event enjoyable for all our attendees, and for that reason, we thank you for your time and interest in our event.  If you would like to be a vendor at the Michigan Honey Festival, please follow the link above or click here for more information.

Last, but most certainly not least, our volunteers keep the Michigan Honey Festival running.  Thank you to all of our tireless volunteers for helping us in every aspect of the event!  If you would like to be a volunteer at the Michigan Honey Festival, please follow the link to the left or click here for more information.

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