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Annual Events

Durand Railroad Days 
(Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Weekend after Mother’s Day)


Come celebrate Durand’s rich railroad history with the Railroad Person of the Year, Miss Railroad Days and her court, and the Saturday Grand Parade. Durand Union Station is the site of extensive railroad history photos, model railroad displays, the Michigan Railroad History Museum and much more. Add to this 3 days of carnival rides, arts and crafts, fun foods and live entertainment and it makes Durand the place to be!

End of Summer Cruisin’ Car Show
(Saturday of Labor Day Weekend)


For more than 25 years downtown Durand has hosted one of central Michigan’s premiere all-day car shows. Awards go to the top 40 cars, Best in Show, Mayor’s Choice and “1986 and newer” models.

For early registration, download the form below and mail it with your check to:

Greater Durand Area Chamber of Commerce
109 N. Saginaw St.
PO Box 101
Durand, MI 48429

Or call us at 989-288-3715

Santa's Light Parade
(Friday Night after Thanksgiving)


Durand welcomes the holidays with a sparkling array of lighted floats, vehicles, music and more. 

Santa arrives on a lighted firetruck and “hits the switch” that turns the city into a magic land of light and color.

Call 989-288-3715 to reserve your place in the parade!!