Tour de Dickinson, Italian Fest to headline weekend

IRON MOUNTAIN — There’s no excuse not to be in Iron Mountain this weekend.

The 12th annual Italian Fest is partnering with the Tour de Dickinson for a day of fun. On Saturday, August 18th, residents can either race around the streets of Iron Mountain, celebrate Italian Heritage in the city, or both. There will be plenty of things to do at the festival.

The bike race begins at 8 A.M., and is followed by the festival at 11.

“This is a fundraiser for the Iron Mountain Downtown Development Authority, but it’s also just a great event for families to come to in the area. We have a kid’s area this year sponsored by Bay College, it’s going to have face–painting, balloon animals, bounce houses, and then we’re going to have Italian Food, beer and wine, and a variety of entertainers that will be performing throughout the day,” said Iron Mountain DDA Programming Director Paula Craven.

Riders who keep their registration wristband can enter the Italian Fest for free.

For more information on the festival and race, click here.