Join 92.3FM/AM830 WMMI, Soaring Eagle Waterpark & Hotel & Mt. Pleasant Parks & Recreation for “Thrilling Thursdays!” It’s a summertime tradition here in Mt. Pleasant! Join WMMI’s Chris Spachman and Nick Hall, each week, for all the action. Sign up, at the WMMI tent for Cedar Point tickets and other prizes. It’s FREE and starts at 6pm! We’ll bring the fun, you just bring the family!
Here’s what this summer has to offer:
June 20 2019 – at Art Reach of Mid-Michigan – “Made in the Mitten”
Joe Grimm, Michigan Notable Book author of The Faygo Book, will share about his book in a fun & interactive setting in the Morey Family Gallery at Art Reach. Visit on Thrilling Thursdays and vote for your favorite Faygo pop flavor & grab a can of this iconic Michigan-made beverage. In partnership with the Chippewa River District Library, Art Reach of Mid-Michigan & Green Tree Cooperative!
June 27 2019 – at Nelson Park – “The Dueling Pianos Experience”
Get ready for an unforgettable experience that is sure to have you singing, clapping & dancing the night away with music ranging from the songs of today to back before you can remember. Main Street Dueling Pianos performs an all-request show with a healthy dose of interactive comedy thrown in to entertain young and old alike. The Chippewa River District Library will also be in attendance with their banana piano. Delight in making music with this fruity music synthesizer, or make your own tunes with make and take kids instruments. Bring a lawn chair or a picnic blanket and enjoy the show.
July 4 2019 – INDEPENDENCE DAY – NO “THRILLING THURSDAY”
July 11 2019 – at Chipp-A-Waters Park – “Camping/Backyard Glamping”
Enter a world of outdoor adventure. A campfire theme but with all the glamour. Glamping, also known as luxury camping or glamorous camping, is an experience-based kind of travel that allows guests to get outside & enjoy the great outdoors, but without the hassels of traditional camping. Backyard glamping has never been better! Make your own backyard tent, snack on traditional camping treats and have fun with camping yoga.
July 18 2019 – at Town Center (Broadway & Main) – “Bubblemania”
It’s a bubblebration! From bubbles to bubble gum, this event will have a lot of pop! The bubblebonanza will including amazingly huge bubbles, DIY bubble wands and a bubbe gun blowing contest.
July 25 2019 – at Town Center (Broadway & Main) – “Shark Week”
It’s gonna be “jaw-some!” Dive into the world of sharks & learn all about these creatures of the sea. We’ll test your shark knowledge so pay attention when “school” is in session. Participate in some fin-tastic shark activities, crafts & games.
August 1 2019 – at Town Center (Broadway & Main) – “The Great Escape”
Follow Clues that lead you to various locations in the heart of downtown Mt. Pleasant. Get outside, enjoy the fresh air and exercise your body and mind! This 60-minute adventure brings an epic story to life in a one-of-a-kind tactile experience. Here’s how it works: You and your team will work together to find clues, overcome challenges, and ultimately complete a mission. Escaping will require teamwork, communication, wits, a sense of adventure, and most importantly: YOU!
August 8 2019 – at City Hall (Downtown Mt Pleasant) – “Space is the Place”
3,2,1 BLAST OFF! This summer marks the 50th anniversary of man walking on the moon. A lot has changed since Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldridge stepped off Apollo 11 and on to the moon 50 years ago. But one thing that remains is our fascination with space. Build and launch your own water bottle rocket. Nothing says space like Tang and Moon Pies; join us for a tasty treat, as well.
August 15 2019 – at Town Center (Broadway & Main) – “Kidz Karnival”
Come one, come all – step right up for free family fun at the 2019 Thrilling Thursdays Kids Karnival! Guessing booths, face painting and tattoo booths, cotton candy, sno-cones & popcorn, carnival games and a dunk tank, as well.
August 22 2019 – at Town Center (Broadway & Main) – “Battle of the Burgers”
Local chefs are firing up their grills and competing live for the coveted title of “Burger Battle Champion” at the Thrilling Thursdays can’t miss event, Battle of the Burgers! This sizzling event features a friendly cooking competition as restaurants display their skills on the grill and create their own custom burger. The best part? Burger fanatics get to join in the fun and help determine who’s bad to the bun by tasting and voting for a People’s Choice winner from an impressive list of Mt. Pleasant area restaurants. Join us for an evening of mouth-watering deliciousness and cast your vote for the best burger.