Emmet County’s International Dark Sky Park at the Headlands won the distinguished recognition of the state’s premier Pure Michigan campaign at the annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism Tuesday when they won the Pure Award for 2017. The Pure Award, which has only been awarded twice in the… Read More
Joe Garza captured this Milky Way Kiss at Headlands, Summer 2016
In the heart of winter and the approaching Valentine’s Day, Headlands will host special guests, musician Laszlo Slomovitz and poet Jennifer Burd with their extraordinary project of setting the mystic poems of Rumi… Read More
When long-time Emmet County Controller Lyn Johnson passed away suddenly in January 2014, it was in the midst of some special projects that were part of his vision to continue enhancing the quality of life in Emmet County. He looked around the county and saw opportunity everywhere – for the public,… Read More
The Waterfront Event Center at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park continues to take shape as crews work to hang drywall inside and complete the detailed stone work. Work on the outdoor seating project should be wrapping up by week’s end, and work on the ADA accessible boardwalk is just… Read More
Bids are being sought for a boardwalk and sidewalk construction at the Headlands Waterfront Event Center in Mackinaw City.
Due Nov. 11: Sealed Bids for the construction of the Headlands Waterfront Event Center Boardwalk and Sidewalks will be received by Emmet County, at the office of the Emmet County… Read More
‘Triple Fright Night’ details and special McGulpin Point Lighthouse hours
The spookiest time of year can be the most beautiful, too! Emmet County will host the eighth annual Headlands Challenge event at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park in Mackinaw City, on Saturday, Oct. 29.
Dare to… Read More
Emmet County’s Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that reservations can now be made for the Waterfront Event Center at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park for 2017 dates.
Callers may reserve dates beginning June 1, 2017 and later.
It is important to note that the Waterfront… Read More
The hours at McGulpin Point Lighthouse and Historic Site will be changing for fall. Starting Sept. 6, hours will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
The lighthouse is located 2 miles west of downtown Mackinaw City, off Central Avenue. The address is 500 Headlands Road, Mackinaw City. Admission is by free-will… Read More
Invitation to Bid: Emmet County Headlands Waterfront Event Center Fiber RFP
Headlands Waterfront Event Center, 15675 Headlands Rd., Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Description: Emmet County (Owner) invites qualified fiber optic cable system vendors to submit proposals/bids for the above referenced… Read More
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS: Camp Petosega Water Access & Dock
July 12, 2016
Sealed Bids for the construction of the Camp Petosega Water Access & Dock will be received byEmmet County, at the office of the Emmet County Controller, 200 Division Street, Suite G-70, Petoskey, MI 49770, until 10:00… Read More
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