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 15 & 16, 2023

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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  • Buggsnest, LLC

  • Cutler Supply, INC.

  • Anthony Bee Farms

  • CAP Hobby Honey

  • Mid-Michigan Beekeepers Club

  • S&L Honey Farm

  • COMB (Center of Michigan Beekeepers)

  • Ken & Barb Krupp

In memory of one of our board members: Craig

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 15, 2023

10:00 a.m. - Open

10:30 a.m. - Live Hive - MSU Extension

11:00 a.m. - Tentative - Cornhole Tournament Begins (Preregistration encouraged)

11:00 a.m. - Extraction Demo - SEMBA

12:00 p.m. - Live Hive - MSU Extension

1:00 p.m. - Bee Beard - CAP Hobby Honey

1:30 p.m. - Live Hive - MSU Extension

2:00 p.m. - Extraction Demo - SEMBA

​3:00 p.m. - Live Hive - MSU Extension

3:30 p.m. - Extraction Demo - SEMBA

5:00 p.m. - Close

Sunday, July 16, 2023

10:00 a.m. - Open

10:30 a.m. - Live Hive - MSU Extension

10:30 a.m. - Swarm Demo Starts- CAP Hobby Honey

12:00 p.m. - Live Hive - MSU Extension

1:30 p.m. - Live Hive - MSU Extension

3:00 p.m. - Live Hive - MSU Extension

5:00 p.m. - Close

Other Activities

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

Shopping - All Day

Honey Tasting Contest - All Day (more info)

Children's Crafts & Activities - All Day

Photo Gallery - All Day (Submissions welcome!)

Honey Judging (for beekeepers) - See Rules here

Food Options - Lucky's Lunch Wagon, My Little Honey Pot

**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.