Festivals & Events

Welcome to Clare, Michigan!!

We are very excited to bring you the very best our wonderful city has to offer.  

The  2014 Clare Irish Festival  is full of fun & surprises this year!

We have added many links for you to view the links to Applications, 

as well as Event information.


View upcoming events





Click Here for Irish Festival 2014!


Please contact the Clare Area Chamber of Commerce if you have any questions by calling 989-386-2442.


Howard's Friend 2nd Annual Bike Ride
On the Pere Marquette Rail Trail
Midland, Mi 48640

Saturday, April 26, 2014

5,10,20,40 & 62 Mile Routes


Register Here
Donate Here

Please join us for a great ride, at a great price, to honor a great man, 
Howard Schoenherr! 
Pre-registration: $20 through April 1st (Guarantees shirt, size as ordered) 
$20 after April 1st (Some shirts, first come, first served) 
Fee Includes: Microfiber, “Howard’s Friend Bike Ride” long sleeve shirt; rest stops; 
Continental breakfast; snacks; and support vehicles until 4:00p.m. 
 *New this year---Lunch at the Clare Depot 
All proceeds from this event will be donated to: 
 Friends of the Pere Marquette Rail Trail 
 Make checks payable to: Howard’s Friend 
 Send Pre-registration to: 9359 Dixie Hwy. Fair Haven, MI 48023 
7:00-8:30a.m. Registration and continental breakfast at The Tridge, Midland, MI 48640
8:30a.m. Bike ride begins. All routes are paved rail trail. 
For more information see our website: www.howardsfriendbikeride.com 
Phone: 586-215-2225