2020 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS COMING SOON!

Friday July.17.2020

6:30pm 10th Annual Car & Truck Show Cruise Night – Cruise starts at Northstar Auto Wash, tours Camp Grayling and ends at Grayling Country Club

Saturday July.18.2020

8am-3pm 35th Annual Classic Car & Truck Show on Michigan Ave (Registration 7–10am, $20/vehicle Trophies 2:30pm) All are welcome to come and see the cars; Classic, Modern Muscle and Jeeps.
Spikes Challenge Schedule
8am Registration for all Spike’s Challenge Events will run from 8am until 2pm at the City Park Pavilion. These events include C-1 Race, C-2 Race, Junior and Fledgling Races, Mentor Races
9am Sprints for Starting Position of C-2 Race, Grayling City Park Pond
2pm Junior, Fledgling, Mentor races on the Pond
5pm Registration continues for all races at Joe Wakeley’s House for C-1 pre-race, Barton Cup Qualifier, Junior C-2 Race to Burton’s Landing. Please, No dogs in Joe’s Yard
5:30pm Start of Junior C-2 Race to Burton’s Landing, beginning on Ingham st
6pm Start of the C-1 race and Barton Cup Qualifier, start at Ingham st.

Sunday July.19.2020

Spikes Challenge Schedule
8:30am Line up of the C-2 Start of the Spike’s Challenge on Ingham Street
9am Start of the 2018 C-2 Spike’s Challenge
9am Start of the C-1 Barton Cup Qualifier – if not run on Saturday
2pm Lunch and Awards Banquet at the City Park Pavilion – bring a lawn chair.

Monday July.20.2020

Marathon MONDAY Wear your Favorite Marathon Shirt #MarathonMonday, tag us with your hashtag & pictures @ausableriverfestival on Facebook!

Tuesday, July.21.2020

10am – 2pm Kid’s Day in Grayling City Park
5pm Da$h for Ca$h in Oscoda

Wednesday July.22.2020

3 – 7 pm Time Trials for AuSable River Canoe Marathon at Penrod’s Canoe Livery
5:30 pm H.U.P. (“Hurry Up & Paddle”) Race in the Grayling City Park

Thursday July.23.2020

3 – 8 pm Time Trials for AuSable River Canoe Marathon at Penrod’s Canoe Livery
3pm – Midnight – AuSable Mainstage performances on the 200 Block of Michigan Ave. All performances free to the public! Sponsored by Black Diamond Broadcasting
3pm-12am Brew Ave. opens in the AuSable Main Stage Area, need not be 21 to enter, must be 21 with a valid ID present to receive a wristband to purchase beer tickets!

Friday, July.24.2020

10am-8pm 43rd Annual Arts & Crafts Show in Grayling City Park
10am -8pm Lil Paddler Play Zone in the Huntington Bank Lawn Inflatable’s, Spider Jump and Rock Wall.
11am-8pm Food Trucks/Food Vendors on the 100 Block
9am- Midnight – AuSable Mainstage performances on the 200 Block of Michigan Ave. All performances free to the public! Sponsored by Black Diamond Broadcasting 
12pm-12am Brew Ave. opens in the AuSable Main Stage Area, need not be 21 to enter, you must be 21 with a valid ID present to receive a wristband to purchase beer tickets!
2pm–4:30pm Time Trials for AuSable River Canoe Marathon at Penrod’s Canoe Livery
2:45pm Special Olympics Canoe Races at Penrod’s Canoe Livery
4-7pm Grayling Eagles Annual Steak Out Dinner $10 with American Made band performing at 7pm Beer Tent all day

Saturday July.25.2020

8am-11am Lumberjack Breakfast hosted by Grayling Restaurant & Grayling Youth Booster Club in the AuSable Main Stage Area
9am GRA’s 10K/5K (Road Running), starts at Hanson Hills Recreation Area(Registration 7:30–8:30 am)
9am–6pm 43rd Annual Arts & Crafts Show at Grayling City Park
9am- Midnight AuSable Mainstage performances on the 200 Block of Michigan Ave. All performances free to the public! Sponsored by Black Diamond Broadcasting 
10am 2nd Annual Corn hole Tournament taking place in the Main Stage Area
10am Tom Trenary Horseshoe Tournament at Grayling Eagles Club, burgers, hot dogs and corn on the cob all day, beer tent and cash bar.
10am -8pm Lil Paddler Play Zone in the Huntington Bank Lawn; Inflatable’s, Spider Jump and Rock Wall.
11am-8pm Food Trucks/Food Vendors on the 100 Block
12pm-12am Brew Ave. opens in the AuSable Main Stage Area, need not be 21 to enter, you must be 21 with a valid ID present to receive a wristband to purchase beer tickets!
12pm-9pm Grayling Legion hosts beer tent. $1 draft Budlight. $2 Aluminum Bottles bud/Budlight. Full bar. $1 Jell-O shots. Hot dogs, brats, nachos, chips, pop, water available
5pm– AuSable River Festival Parade Downtown Grayling *New Route
6pm Pre-Race Program at Old AuSable Fly Shop
6:45pm Introduction of Paddlers at Old AuSable Fly Shop
7:45pm Posting of the Colors at Old AuSable Fly Shop
9pm Start of the 71st Annual AuSable River Canoe Marathon at the Old AuSable Fly Shop (paddling from Grayling to Oscoda) listen to 98.5 UPS, the Official Station of the ARCM, and the Flagship station of the ARCM Radio Network, for start to finish race coverage.

Sunday July.25.2020

End of 72nd Annual AuSable River Canoe Marathon in Oscoda – Leaders 11:30am to Finishers 4pm