Don't spend your time sitting in the Ferry line! Come to the Island early. Stay on the Island late. There's lots to see and do on your own Thursday and a full line-up of Foraging Skill classes scheduled for Sunday. 
So come early, stay late!
2018 Line-up!
The committee is working hard and will be ready to announce the line-up for 2018 soon! This will be our 10th Annual Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival! We think you'll agree - it's going to be our BIGGEST, BEST Fall Festival ever! See you all in October!
Theme - Pure U.P.! 

Friday Golf Outing! 

Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival Golf Tournament

Nine Hole Scramble to be held at the Drummond Island Golf Club. See the "Golf Outing" page for complete information by clicking on the image above.

Friday Night Opener!

Friday Night is when we pull out all the stops and get the Big Tent hopping! 2017 is going to be no exception as we bring an exciting, entertaining show to the Fall Fest stage!
Friday Night Opener Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival

Saturday Headliners!

Stroll the grounds and take in a show or two or MORE! From Palm Readers to Jugglers we always have acts that entertain and amuse. Our 10th Annual Fall on the Island Festival is guaranteed to be bigger and better than ever as we celebrate Pure U.P.!
Back by popular demand in 2018 - Tommy Tropic along with Chet Mitchell the Human Statue, Oivio n' Toivo strolling comedians, and Da U.P. Jugglers in their 2 man circus known as Da Flyin' Zamboni's! So be sure to wander the entire Festival Grounds - you never know who you might run in to! 
Drummond Island Fall Festival Bell's Bears Wood Carver
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Everyone LOVES Sean Bell of Bell's Bears! Sean will be onsite all day Saturday doing his thing like no one else can! One of Northern Michigan's premier wood & stone sculptors, Sean has been sculpting since 2001. He will be demonstrating his craft along with displaying multiple items available for purchase. Be at his booth at the right time and you might win a custom sculpture during the Fall on the Island Festival!  
Palm Readers Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival
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They have been used for hundreds of years to reveal hidden truths and foresee the future - Spiritual Readers have helped many individuals down through the ages with all aspects of life. Again this year Cindy Ellen & her partner Angela of "Your Spiritual Connection Center" in Soo, ONT will be on hand Saturday offering several different services from Card reading (angel & numerology/tarot), along with Mediumship. Look for the cute 50's travel trailer on the Festival Grounds! 


DJ Ron Fray - The Midnite Flyer - will be our Big Tent emcee again this year! Ron is a highly skilled entertainer who brings the perfect mix of fun, entertainment, information and dance music to our Fall Festival stage throughout the day on Saturday! 

2018 Friday Featured Events:

Golf Tournament Drummond island Fall on the Island Festival 2015
GOLF TOURNAMENT: 

Nine Hole Scramble to be held at the Drummond Island Golf Club. See the "Golf Outing" page for complete information by clicking on the image above.
Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival 2017
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT:

Every year the Festival kicks off with great live music inside the Big Tent at the Town Hall. The committee works hard to make sure the opener features the most energetic and fun venues available. Our featured band performs an extended set that includes 3 hours of great entertainment along with DJ music scattered between sets throughout the night! 

CATERED FOOD: 

One of our local caters will be serving up a great assortment of homemade, festival worthy meals during our Friday Night Opener. For pricing and complete menu go to our "What's Happening When" page. 
Early Bird Specials Fall on the Island Festival Drummond Island
Dine early and SAVE! Many of our local restaurants are offering Early Bird Specials on Friday starting at 4PM. Menu selections and pricing varies, but trust us, there's something for everyone's palette and pocket! To find out who's offering what and for how much, please check with the restaurant of your choice. 
Check out the 
*What's Happening When* 
page for a complete listing of event locations and times!
Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival Food Prime Rib
Drummond Island Fall Festival t-shirts tees
Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival
Drummond Island Fall Festival
Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival 2015
Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival
Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival
Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival
Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival
Drummond Island Fall Festival 2016
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2018 Saturday Featured Events:

Drummond Island Fall Festival
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TASTE OF DRUMMOND: 


This year's theme of "Pure U.P." is sure to bring out the best of the best as our local Restaurants & Cooks bring out their all time favorite 80's themed recipes. 

Drummond Island Fall Festival
To learn more about Lily's simply click on the image above
LILY'S SEAFOOD GRILL & BREWERY: 

Scott Morton and family of Lily's Seafood Grill & Brewery of Royal Oak will host the Brewery Beers booth at the Festival again in 2018. Lily's will be located in the Big Tent and will feature microbrews named after Drummond Island and its outlying islands. 
Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival Live Music 2016
LIVE MUSIC:

Drummond Island has its share of talented folk and the Festival features the best of the best all day Saturday! Look for Lise White, The Morton Brothers, and Melissa May along with DJ music by Ron Fray the Midnite Flyer playing between sets inside the BIG TENT throughout the day!
FEATURED SHOWS:

This year's feature band has yet to be announced - but given our track record you can be sure it will be a crowd pleaser! Festival goers are encouraged to participate in this year's theme of "Pure U.P." - plaid shirts, galoshes, toques, choppers and Stormy Kromer hats are all encouraged! 
Cornhole Tournament Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival 2015
Back by popular demand - Cornhole! Pick-up games will allow more players of all ages to participate.
Kids Fun Drummond Island Fall Festival 2014
JUST FOR KIDS!

Lot's for the wee ones to do and see! Bounce House, Face Painter, Cornhole Toss, Scavenger Hunt and more! Oh, and don't forget the Family Fun Feature Shows that run all day Saturday. 
Drummond Island Fall Festival 2017
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Again this year! A Kid's ONLY Fun 1 Mile Fun Run! Click on the image above or go to our Race Events page for more information. 
Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival Artisan Fair
To view a list of our vendors simply click on the image above
ARTISAN FAIR: 

40+ booths featuring artisans, craftspeople, and vendors from across Michigan. Everything from handcrafted furniture for your Up North getaway to Tastefully Simple quick and easy foods. A few of the vendors will be featuring raffle prizes so be sure to stop by all the booths! AGAIN this year - our Artisan Fair has gotten SO big over the years we are expanding our venue to include INDOOR booths inside the Township Hall! 
Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival 5K Race/Walk
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5K WALK/RUN and 10K RUN:

Participants of all levels and ages are encouraged to walk or run this year's events. Well-behaved pets on leash are welcome. Go to the *Race* page for schedule, and registration information. 
Drummond Island Fall Festival Museum Tours
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Drummond Island Historical Museum Tours:

 

The local Historical Museum will be open for tours and is just an easy stroll or drive from the Festival Grounds. While there, stop by the Betsy Seaman Memorial and our new Veteran's Memorial Park. Both are located directly across the street from the Museum. 

Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival Pub Crawl
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PUB CRAWL:

TWO buses will be running a loop around the Island Saturday night to participating bars including: Chuck's Place, Moose Lodge #2381, Pins Bar & Grill, The Northwood and The Trailhead. Each business will be decorated to impress. RIDE THE BUS FOR FREE! Get on and off for as long and as often as you like.
Are you ready to have FUN?!