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What's Open in Charlevoix

Updated 6.2.20 at 9:00am

Governor Whitmer is allowing restaurants, bars, and retail locations to open at fifty percent occupancy. Click here to for the executive orders. 

We encourage visitors to practice social distancing as much as possible, avoiding crowds, and washing hands often, but there are still ways to support Charlevoix businesses. As developments around COVID-19 continue to unfold, please follow refer to guidelines from the public health authorities including the CDCMichigan Department of Health and Human Services, and the Health Department of Northwest Michigan to protect the community and visitors.

Grab a Bite…For Now or Later!
Restaurants are opening their doors on May 22, 2020. We recommend contacting individual businesses directly regarding the latest information on operating hours, programming, and event schedules. Below are the following restaurants open for carry-out, but we encourage you to also support businesses by purchasing a gift certificate for future use!


The following retailers are open, in a different way. Shipping, delivery, and virtual shopping options:

Lodging Open

The following lodging properties are open with limited amenities per the State of Michigan 'Shelter in Place' order:

Get Outside
Enjoy all of Charlevoix's beauty from your own home with our live cams, Bridge Cam, and Ferry Cam. It’s perfect to find a peaceful moment if you’re staying indoors. As the weather starts to warm up, our many acres of parks are the perfect place to breathe in fresh air and sunshine! Also, check out the historic walking tour throughout downtown and at historical sites. Stroll along the shores of Lake Michigan to see if you can find both Charlevoix and Petoskey Stones! It's a great way to spend a sunny afternoon at the beach.    

Tune Out or Tune In
Though libraries are currently closed, you can still enjoy all they have to offer online! Using services like Libby, Overdrive, and Hoopla you can read books, listen to audiobooks, and watch movies from our local library. Check out the Charlevoix Public Library for more information. 

Covid-19 Resources
The Charlevoix Convention and Visitors Bureau’s (CVB) is closely monitoring the status of COVID-19 as the situation continues to evolve. We are staying in close contact with multiple entities, including the Health Department of Northwest Michigan, City of Charlevoix and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Please click here for more resources and information. 

Outdoor Recreation

Mushroom Houses

Petoskey Stone Hunting

Live Views

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