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Address: Veterans Memorial parkway, Bay City, MI

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Always Something Going On

From May to October, Vet's Park is constantly busy with events. From fireworks to concerts to the River Roar, it is a hub for local events. It has a marina, restrooms, ball... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
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michigan
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135 reviews 135 reviews
46 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

From May to October, Vet's Park is constantly busy with events. From fireworks to concerts to the River Roar, it is a hub for local events. It has a marina, restrooms, ball diamonds, tennis courts, and is close to numerous restaurants and adjacent to the Riverwalk. It is always a fun place to hang out.

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Canton
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91 reviews 91 reviews
31 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

A very enjoyable park. Bay City has created a beautiful setting to honor all Veteran's. The park has a waterway that is ready to fish, or just take a stroll along it's banks. Plenty of area to picnic, or sit and read a novel. Parking is spacious. Not to far from the main downtown area, yet far enough away to... More 

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Alpena
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80 reviews 80 reviews
34 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Every town should have a place set aside to honor their Veterans. A spot where you can sit & enjoy the peace & serenity that was not part of your job when you were earning the title Veteran. Bay City has done that. They did well.

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West Chester, Ohio
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85 reviews 85 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We went to the park as part of the Tall Sail Ships. The Apple Dore sailing down the Saginaw River out into Saginaw Bay. Once out on the open water, you can help the crew set the sails or relax and enjoy the view. We decided to just relax. Once back in the park it was every relaxing.

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Auburn, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

It is a good place to go for a solitary walk but if you are looking for excitement, you'll have to make your own.

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MI
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Carnival, crafts, food, riverfront, riverwalk and BEST fireworks in the region...maybe the nation. It's safe, as there are security checks for weapons, fireworks, alcohol etc. Plenty of police presence. Safe for families. The Community Pool is wonderful and surprisingly lightly used. There are family passes for $13 daily and other cheap offers to give families a break. Bring your cooler... More 

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Hamtramck, Michigan, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Stopped in for the kids to play in the park and playground. They also have miniature golf nearby and baseball diamonds.

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Bentley, Michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

I have been coming to this park since I was a kid. My favorite time to come to this park is the Bay City Fireworks Festival for the 4th of July its the best in the state. I enjoy walking on the riverwalk and taking pictures of the ducks and geese which i see everytime I am there.

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Brighton, Michigan
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91 reviews 91 reviews
21 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

We were here for a swim meet - great staff and nice, clean facilities. Careful to watch the 15mph speed limit since it was well enforced. Could use a bit more parking for larger events.

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Saint Clair, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

the best ive ever seen in my life..a must see for everyone they celebrated the 50th years for them this year

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