TOP 10 Downtown Sites
1) WALK ALONG THE RIVERWALK
Enjoy this 1.75 mile walk along the southern shores of the Big Manistee River. Along the entire route you will find historic markers with information and photos about the history of the river front area. The entire Riverwalk is ADA/Universally accessible and begins at the Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce/DDA office and extends all the way to the First Street Beach Lion's Club Park. For more information and a detailed downtown map, click here.
Eclectic shopping can be had in one of our many shops throughout our Downtown.
3) VOGUE THEATERTake in a first run movie at the recently renovated and re-opened Historic Vogue Theatre in downtown Manistee. This theatre was the pet project for hundreds of community volunteers and is truly a first class movie experience. From first run movies, to Thursday Classics and Saturday Kids Movies, there is something for everyone at the Vogue. For schedule and movie info, click here.
Whether you are a self-certified "foodie" or have a simple palette, Downtown Manistee has much to offer when selecting a place to eat. Choose from one of our six amazing restaurants; many of which overlook the scenic Manistee River.
5) HISTORYManistee County has one of the richest and distinct history in all of Michigan. Begin your historic walking tour and see Victorian buildings and homes as your step back in time to Manistee's logging era. Take a stroll through the many historic buildings within the Historic District all located in and around Downtown Manistee.
Beautifully resorted to its turn-of-the century charm, the Historic Ramsdell Theatre is a diamond in the rough for art and culture lovers. Home to many organizations such as the Manistee Civic Players and Manistee Arts Institute, the Ramsdell is an iconic landmark in Manistee's downtown. Open for tours and events. For details, on the theatre, click here, and for official scheduling or performance schedule, visit the Manistee Civic Players website.