Keep Watching for the 2017 Line-up!
*Note: This is the 2016 info and only serves as an idea as to what to expect for 2017. Each year is bigger and better than the previous year. So if you like what you see here you will LOVE what 2017 has in store for you! 

Friday Golf Outing! 

Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival Golf Tournament

Nine Hole 4 Person 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! 2016 is going to be no exception as we bring back to our Big Tent everyone's favorite performers - "Piano Wars!" These guys have been such a HUGE hit the last few years we continue to have people begging us to bring them back - and so we have already signed them for our 8th Annual Fall on the Island Festival! Crowds of all ages love their dueling pianos music and fun performed by master entertainers. The show includes sing-alongs, audience participation, props and DJ dance music.  
Piano Wars Friday Night Opener Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival
To learn more about Piano Wars simply click on the photo above.

Saturday Headliners!

Stroll the grounds and take in a show or two or MORE! From Gourd Carvers to Jugglers we always have acts that entertain and amuse. Our 8th Annual Fall on the Island Festival is guaranteed to be bigger and better than ever! This year we are featuring a Happy Days theme with Chris Solano performing his Elvis/Buddy Tribute Show on the outdoor stage.  
Chris Solano Drummond Island Fall Festival Elvis Buddy Holly
The ONE & ONLY Chris Solano & his Tribute Show! 
He's part musician, part showman, part impersonator and pure entertainment! In just a few short years Chris has made a reputation as a top entertainer in the tribute artist scene! 

His unique and lively show will be sure to have everyone tapping their toes - who knows, we might even see a whole lot of twisting going on! Chris will be performing 3 times through-out the day on our big Outdoor Stage. 

Learn more about Chris Solano and his Michigan ties - along with his list of accomplishments in the entertainment world by clicking on the image above.
Back by popular demand in 2016 - Tommy Tropic! And NEW this year - we will also be featuring 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
Click on image to learn more about Bell's Bears!

NEW for 2016! Sean Bell of Bell's Bears will be onsite all day Saturday! 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!  
Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival Lord of the Gourds 2015
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You also won't want to miss seeing the Lord of the Gourd! This amazing artist will be set up on the Festival Grounds all day Saturday, October 8th. Drop in throughout the day to watch as he carves his way through gourd after gourd!
Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival Cindy Ellen Spiritual Reader
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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. And 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 traileron the Festival Grounds! 


2016 Friday Featured Events:

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

Nine Hole 4 Person Scramble to be held at the Drummond Island Golf Club. See the "Golf Outing" page for complete information by clicking on the image above.
Chesters Chicken Wazz's Party Plus Drummond Island Fall Festival
DINNER BY WAZZ'S PARTY PLUS: 

NEW for 2016 - Fresh Whitefish Dinners straight from Wazz's Party Plus kitchens & delivered HOT to our BIG TENT! Enjoy great tasting fresh Fried Whitefish, cooked to perfection and served with a Baked Potato & Cole Slaw while enjoying the Friday Night Opener entertainment! 
Drummond Island Fall Festival 2016
NEW this year! After savoring your Fresh Whitefish Dinner be sure to stop back to the Dessert Table where you will find Wazz's infamous Homemade Strawberry Shortcake
Piano Wars Drummond Island Fall Festival 2014
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. This year's Friday Night Opener will feature the group known as "Piano Wars"! They will be performing an extended set that includes 3 hours of piano playing along with an hour of DJ music scattered between sets throughout the night! 
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 pumpkins Lord of the Gourd
Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival Food Prime Rib
Drummond Island Fall Festival t-shirts tees
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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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2016 Saturday Featured Events:

Drummond Island Fall Festival
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TASTE OF DRUMMOND: 


This year's theme of "Happy Days!" is sure to bring out the best of the best as our local Restaurants & Cooks bring out their all time favorite 50's themed recipes. While tasting be sure to pick up a ballot so you can VOTE for your favorite vendor(s) for Best Decorated Booth.

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 2016. 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!
Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival 2016
FEATURED SHOWS:

Twist & Shout! This year's feature is sure to be a crowd pleaser - Chris Solano will be bringing his Elvis/Buddy Holly Tribute Show to our outdoor Big Stage! Festival goers are encouraged to participate - Poodle Skirts, Bobbie Socks, Leather Jackets and Blue Jeans welcomed! 
Cornhole Tournament Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival 2015
Back by popular demand - the 2nd Annual Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival Cornhole Tournament! Guaranteed to be fun for the entire family! Enter to win, play for fun or just spectate! To learn more about this exciting event simply click on the image above. 
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 on the Island Festival 2015 Scavenger Hunt
SCAVENGER HUNT: 

Twist & Shout - we are going to be bringing back our Festival Scavenger Hunt for the wee ones and the young at heart! When you come through the Main Gate be sure to pick up a Happy Days Scavenger Hunt clue sheet then spend the day using the clues to find items scattered about the Festival grounds. This is NOT a race or competition! Everyone who finishes will earn a prize. So take your time, explore together and above all - have FUN!  
Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival Artisan Fair
To view a list of our vendors simply click on the image above
ARTISAN FAIR: 

30+ 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
For more info or to view previous year's results simply click on the above image
5K WALK/RUN and 10K RUN:

Participants of all levels and ages are encouraged to walk or run this year's events. We learned a lot last year and have taken all comments to heart. The Start & Finish lines will remain at the Fall Festival Gates but look for course improvements and a NEW 10K event! Well-behaved pets on leash are welcome. Go to the *Race* page for schedule, and registration information. 
Drummond Island Fall Festival Museum Tours
Find out more on our local Historical Museum by clicking on the image above

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
Find out what to expect during the Pub Crawl by clicking on the image above
PUB CRAWL:

TWO buses will be running a loop around the Island Saturday night to participating bars including: Brooder House @ The Drummond Island Resort & Conference Center, Chuck's Place, Moose Lodge #2381, and The Northwood. 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?!