Summer Kickoff Party @ Uncle John's Cider Mill
Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Family fun – Food Trucks, Jumping Pillow, Cider & Donuts, Gemstone Mining, Hard Cider Specials, DJ & More.

Details coming soon!

Cider & Paella – pending @ Uncle John's Cider Mill
Jul 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Pending –
Whats better than Hard Cider & Paella?  We don’t think much.  Bring the family out for a night of fun.  Fresh Paella, unique ciders, music & more.
There’s also Kids Cider available!

The Insane Inflatable 5K @ Uncle John's Cider MIll
Jul 15 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Make Memories To Last A Lifetime

From start to finish the Insane Inflatable 5K is like nothing you’ve ever experienced before. When we say INSANE, we mean it. As one of our participants said, “When you drive up and see the enormosity of the inflatables it’s crazy.” That’s what we were going for!

At the Insane Inflatable 5K it’s not all about running, what we care about most is you having a #CrazyFun day. Just show up ready to make some #CrazyFun memories with your friends and family, we’ll do the rest. When it’s time to take on our GIANT inflatables, feel free to be a kid again; you’ll laugh until you cry! Afterwards take a load off, crack open a cold beverage and reminisce in our Midway.

Cider Mill Barn – Opening Day & Live Music 1-5 @ Uncle John's Cider Mill
Sep 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Great Entertainment and Family Fun at Uncle John’s.  Jumping Pillow, Gem Stone Mining, Yard Games, Corn Maze, Wagon and Train rides available 11am-6pm.  Wine and Cider tasting, Baked Goods, Caramel Apples, Fudge and much more!!

Car Show @ Uncle John's Cider MIll
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm


Join us for a day of fun.  We will have the Corn Maze, Wagon & Train Rides and the Jumping Pillow open.

From 9 am – Noon:  Show Car Registration ($5/car)

Enjoy listening to the “Oldies” while you check out the amazing show of cars.  We are lucky to have our favorite DJ returning to entertain us- Ron RPM!

Photos of the cars will be available for purchase under the registration tent in the early afternoon.  Photographer-Margaret Hahr.
Cars will be on display all afternoon, and PARTICIPANT JUDGED Awards will be given out at 3 pm.

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Marauder Invitational @ Uncle John's Cider MIll
Sep 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

6th Annual Marauder High School Cross Country Invitational.  Watch 20+ High School Cross Country Teams Compete.

Details to come.

The Great Pumpkin Run 5K/15K @ Uncle John's Cider Mill
Sep 9 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Great Pumpkin Run is debuting in Lansing this fall! Join us for the ever popular 5K or opt for the 15K. After dashing through the orchard, celebrate everything that’s great about fall at the finish line with a cup of apple cider in hand!

“MID MITTEN” CIDER FEST @ Uncle John's Cider MIll
Sep 9 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for a fun day of food, Michigan cider tasting music & more.  Producers from some of Michigan’s premier Cideries will be on site to visit with and enjoy their ciders. We will be spinning vinyl with the Record Lounge & more!
Our friends showcasing our ciders include : 
Families visiting can enjoy the corn maze, wagon & train rides, gemstone mining and the Jumping Pillow.

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Uncle Johns Dirty Ride – Bicycle Road Race @ Uncle John's Cider MIll
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Uncle John’s Dirty Ride is a chip timed cycling event across the flat, fast, dirt roads of Gratiot County, Michigan.  Utilizing the ever popular Uncle John’s Cider Mill grounds as the start/finish, the course(s) will traverse through the wooded Saginaw/Gratiot Game Area and  backroads lined with10 foot high corn fields. 99% of the course is on dirt roads.

Riders will have two options to choose from, a 56 mile route or a 24 mile route.

The event is geared for riders of all ages and abilities;  seasoned racers closing out their road season, mountain bikers, cross racers, weekend warriors, fitness enthusiasts or riders that simply want to enjoy the Michigan countryside on a late summer day.

Road, cross, mountain bikes and single speeds are welcome.

Bring the whole family to cheer you on.  For those not riding, they can enjoy all the other activies that Uncle John’s Cider Mill has to offer while you ride.  Then, after you have finished, all can enjoy the live music, food and drink at the post ride party.

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE MUSIC: 4-7 PM @ Uncle John's Cider MIll
Sep 15 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Friday Night Fun at Uncle John’s –

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