Frequently Asked Questions & Important Information
When is Lapeer Days 2018?
August 17-19 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Skerbeck Family Carnival opens Wednesday, August 15 at 5PM.
It is located in the parking lot off of Saginaw Street behind Lakestone Bank & Trust and can be accessed easily from anywhere in the downtown area.
See the “All Weekend Long” page on the schedule of events page of this site for times and arm band days/ticket prices.
Where is the festival held?
On Nepessing Street in Downtown Lapeer
DOWNTOWN, PROCEED NORTH/SOUTH ON LAPEER ROAD/MAIN STREET TO LIGHT AT NEPESSING STREET, Turn on Nepessing Street to downtown area.
OPTIONAL ACCESS TO DOWNTOWN : FROM NORTH/SOUTH ON LAPEER ROAD/MAIN STREET: RIGHT OR LEFT ON GENESEE STREET, TO SAGINAW STREET, SAGINAW STREET TO THE DOWNTOWN AREA.
FREE PARKING DOWNTOWN ALL WEEKEND.
YOU WILL BE TICKETED IF YOU PARK ILLEGALLY
OPTIONAL PARKING AT LAPEER HIGH SCHOOL:
FROM I-69 EAST OR WEST: NORTH ON LAPEER ROAD (M-24) TO 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 TO LAPEER HIGH SCHOOL. FREE PARKING AND SHUTTLE SERVICE TO THE DOWNTOWN AREA COURTESY OF THE GREATER LAPEER TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY.
SHUTTLE SCHEDULE. Friday, 5-9 PM AND Saturday, 10AM-9PM . SHUTTLE RUNS APPROXIMATELY EVERY 15 MINUTES.
Greater Lapeer Transportation Authority (810-664-4566)
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
How can I become a performer at Lapeer Days?
Submit A YOU TUBE VIDEO OR LINK TO A VIDEO to the Chamber office at STAFF@LAPEERAREACHAMBER.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, approximately 2 miles north of downtown area (810) 245-1800
Convenient Urgent Care is located at 700 S. Main Street (in plaza at Lapeer Road and DeMille across from Tim Hortons, next to Buffalo Wild Wings) (810) 969-4500
McLaren Lapeer-Region Hospital is located at 1375 North Main St. approximately 1 mile north of the downtown area (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
LODGE: Acorn Lodge (810) 441-0021
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