Frequently Asked Questions & Important Information
When is Lapeer Days?
2017 FESTIVAL DATES ARE: August 18-20 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Where is the festival held?
On Nepessing Street in Downtown Lapeer
FROM I-69 EAST OR WEST: NORTH ON LAPEER ROAD, EXIT 155, TO TURRILL ROAD (ON YOUR RIGHT JUST PAST THE I-69 OVER PASS). RIGHT ON TURRILL ROAD TO CLARK ROAD, LEFT ON CLARK ROAD APPROXIMATELY 1.5 MILES.
DOWNTOWN, PROCEED NORTH ON LAPEER ROAD/MAIN STREET TO LIGHT AT NEPESSING STREET OR RIGHT ON GENESEE STREET, TO SAGINAW STREET, LEFT ON SAGINAW STREET TO THE DOWNTOWN AREA.
Skerbeck Family Carnival opens on Wednesday, August 16 through Sunday, August 20. It is located off of Saginaw Street behind Lakestone Bank & Trust.
See the “All Weekend Long” page on this site for times and arm band days/ticket prices.
FREE PARKING DOWNTOWN ALL WEEKEND.
YOU WILL BE TICKETED IF YOU PARK ILLEGALLY
AUXILIARY PARKING AND FREE SHUTTLE AT LAPEER HIGH SCHOOL.
Greater Lapeer Transportation Authority will be providing transportation to and from the downtown area and the Lapeer High School parking lot located at 933 South Saginaw Street.
FRIDAY: 2 BUSES 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
SATURDAY: 2 BUSES 10:AM – 9:00 PM
BUSES RUN EVERY 10 – 15 MINUTES
Bee Right There Taxi Service. 810-667-2788 They are prepared to meet all of your festival transportation needs to and from the festival and beer tent!!!
Towing service in case you have car trouble or lock your keys in your car.
Avery’s Towing Service
E & L Service
Byers Towing Service
What is the 2017 carnival schedule?
August 16 & 17 (Wednesday-Thursday) – 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm.
August 18 & 19 (Friday – Saturday) 12 pm – Midnight.
August 20 (Sunday) 12 pm – 6:00 pm.
How can I become a performer at Lapeer Days?
If you submit a demo CD to the Chamber office at 108 West Park Street, Lapeer, MI 48446 or email an electronic press kit to firstname.lastname@example.org. It will be reviewed by the Entertainment Committee. If your group is selected to perform, you will be contacted by a committee member. Chamber staff do not make entertainment selections.
Emergency Medical Treatment:
Lapeer County EMS will be on site throughout the festival. The first aid trailer will be located on Court Street.
Hurley-Lapeer Urgent Care is located at 1794 N. Lapeer Road (810) 245-1800
McLaren Lapeer-Region Hospital is located at 1375 North Main St. (810) 667-5501
Lapeer Community Urgent Care is located at 1227 Summit Street, next to Jet’s Pizza (810) 969-4546
Are there any hotels in the area? Yes. We recommend booking early as lodging fills up quickly.
The Best Western Lapeer – Inn, the preferred Lapeer Days hotel (810) 667-9444
Are there any Bed & Breakfast in the area?
Yes! Lapeer offers TWO beautiful B & B’s with unique settings to meet your needs.
Shamrock Farms B & B (810) 667-4333
The Upper Room Bed & Breakfast (810) 664-0992
How do I give back to my community?
Call the Chamber if you would like to be part of Lapeer’s premier free festival! (810) 664-6641. The festival needs volunteers for set-up on Thursday including staging, vendor placement, Ice sales, Chamber booth, Hospitality, etc.
What is the cost of admission to the festival?
ADMISSION IS FREE! 2 STAGES OF ENTERTAINMENT – FREE! FREE! There are fees for the carnival, merchandise and food purchases.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT LAPEER AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AT 810-664-6641 OR STAFF@LAPEERAREACHAMBER.ORG