Algoma’s Shanty Days Return in August

Fireworks will return to light up the Algoma sky on Aug. 11 during the 2019 Shanty Days festival (

Now in its 33rd year, the three-day festival on the shore of Lake Michigan will include a parade, car cruise, juried arts and crafts fair, food, music, 5K run, beach volleyball tournament, teen stage, pool tournament, fishing contest and more. Headlining acts will include Johnny Wad, Spicy Tie Band and Spice.

The Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce, with special support from Olson Fabrication, will sponsor the fireworks.