The City of Bay City has so much to offer, from Downtown Shopping, Restaurants, and Art Galleries, to the Midland Street Entertainment District, you really must see it all for yourself!

If you are visiting the area to be a part of the River Roar Festivities, make sure you also check out what the City of Bay City has to offer while you are here.  We promise that you will be happy you did!



People are discovering Downtown Bay City … A place where people take the
time to get to know each other. A place like no other … yet fun, familiar, and comfortable for everyone.

Downtown Bay City is one of many “Great American Main Streets”.
It has the characteristics of a big city and the personality of a small town community … A riverfront community made up of the things to do and see
that will fill a day … or a lifetime.

Bay City, nestled in the Saginaw Valley, is a city loaded with history related to Native Americans, lumbering, ship building, archaeology, agriculture and commerce. The city’s vibrant Downtown is highlighted with historical architecture dating from 1830 to 1940 — creating a unique, one-of-a-kind shopping and residential district.

The Saginaw River travels directly through the center of the Bay City’s Downtown, helping create a beautiful waterside community with riverside parks and walkways. During warmer months you can frequently see large great lake freighters and numerous pleasure boats traveling on the river.

Come visit Downtown Bay City …
You’ll be talking about it for a long time to come!

For information about Shops, Restaurants and Entertainment

Visit www.downtownbaycity.com

article courtesy of www.downtownbaycity.com


The Historic Midland Street Business District on Bay City’s West Side is the perfect destination for good times, great food, and live entertainment!

With over 20 businesses including restaurants, pubs and shops, there’s always something fun and exciting for everyone to experience.

Visit baycityfun.com for more information.


The City of Bay City Parks Department is responsible for the maintenance and management of 238 acres of parkland. Bay City parks include those listed below:

Bicentennial Commons Park
Bigelow Park
Birney Park

Carroll Park
Cass Avenue Boat Launch
Columbus Green
Defoe Park
Edward M. Golson Boat Launch and Nature Area

Hewitt Park
Infinity Skate Park
Joseph M. Tromble/Banks Park
Maplewood Park
Nate Doan Park
Pershing Park
Ramsey Park
Rexer-Jablonski Park
Riverwalk/Railtrail loop
Roosevelt Park
Rowing Club Boat House
Sovereign Field
Ted Putz Nature Area
Veterans Memorial Park
Wenonah Park

Visit http://www.baycitymi.org/departments/parks/parks for more information.