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We have a rich history that we are committed to preserving and are privileged to honor. 

The City of Eaton Rapids is proud to partner with the Eaton Rapids Historical Society, as we continue to incorporate their commitment to preserve our heritage into our programs and services.  The Historical Society hosts many of Eaton Rapids’ favorite events, including the Dam Festival, Apple Festival, as well as the Historic Miller Dairy Farms Museum and Village.  

We are proud to provide citizens and visitors with year-round family style entertainment, by producing and promoting free festivals and city-wide holiday celebrations.

Come and celebrate our community’s cultural diversity!

Eaton Rapids Air

Eaton Rapids Air is a unique urban camping experience, where we shine a spotlight on small town America by lining the streets in Airstreams. Join us to “Aluminate Downtown” by getting to know the community, frequenting local businesses, supporting the local community centers, and drawing attention to everything the town has to offer.

Activities include shopping, dining, kayaking, concerts, campfires, and more! Best of all, it’s all for charity, and everyone is invited!

In the Park Concert Series @ G.A.R Island park

The City of Eaton Rapids Island Concerts in the Park series is an annual, summer-long event held each year at Island Park.  It features local musicians.  These performances are open seating and free to the public.

Movies + Music @ Howe Park Ampitheater

A beautiful concert venue along the banks of the Springbrook, the Eaton Rapids Amphitheater offers everyone an opportunity to enjoy live music outdoors during spectacular Michigan summers.  Located next to the beautiful Howe Memorial Athletic Fields (315 W Knight St), the Amphitheater features superb sound and an environment perfect for enjoying superb music performed live by local artists.

The Amphitheater is the location of our summer “Music and Movies” events. The City of Eaton Rapids is proud to offer Family Friendly Movies once a week during the summer.

Movies in 2019 have been decided, but the show times are TBD.

Hotel Transylvania

Angels in the Outfield



The Mighty Ducks

Ralph Breaks the Internet

Small Foot

Christopher Robin

How to Train Your Dragon 3

Lego Movie 2



The City of Eaton Rapids sponsors major Parades such as the Memorial Day Parade, 4th of July Parade and events and ends the year with the Hometown Family Christmas Parade which is sponsored by the Eaton Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce.

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