Bay City State Park - Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival

Date:  August 01, 2020  -  August 02, 2020
Time:  09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Location: Bay City Recreation Area, 3582 State Park Dr., Bay City, MI 48706-1356

Contact: Jonathan Massung, park interpreter 989-667-0717

Family in canoes, girl smiling holding paddle

Celebrating our  25th Anniversary, the Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival is our most popular special event. There are many activities including: Michigan’s State Championship Duck and Goose Calling Tournament, MDHA Michigan Waterfowl Stamp Competition, wildlife arts and craft show,  hunting and outdoor recreation expo featuring over 100 outfitters and exhibitors from all over the Great Lakes region, adult and youth waterfowl calling clinic, waterfowl carving contest, wildlife photo contest, Quak-Athalon, parent-youth canoe race, live animal programs, dog retrieving fun trial, hunting video simulator and a whole lot more!

For more information about the Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival, visit the Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival Facebook page or the Friends of Bay City State Recreation Area website at or call the Saginaw Bay Visitor Center. 

A Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into Michigan state parks. To make a camping reservation, visit or call 1-800-447-2757.

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the park to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

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