Kalkaska County Fairgrounds
1900 Fairgrounds Road
Kalkaska, MI 49646
The 82nd National Trout Festival
April 25 - April 28, 2019
The National Trout Festival
The National Trout Festival is an annual festival held in Kalkaska, Michigan to celebrate the opening of trout season. The National Trout Festival has been running for more than 80 years.
There's fun for everyone at Kalkaska's Annual National Trout Festival. For a full week every April Kalkaska celebrates the opening of trout season with trout fishing contests, special breakfasts, children's contests, parades, themed dinners, crafts and on and on!
Opening Ceremonies get it started at the Trout Memorial including the Trout King and Queen Coronation. Previous years events have included: Flea Market - Carnival - Whispering Pines Animal Kingdom Reptile Display - Jack’s Sport Shop Native Trout Fishing Contest - Rotary-Wood Memorial Race - Craft Show - Great Lakes Grand Royal Parade - Timber Wolf Trout Fest Golf Outing - Be sure to check their website for the latest events and up to date schedules.