It Takes My Child to Raze a Village on a Sunday

It Takes My Child to Raze a Village on a Sunday: May Day Edition


Dry event

You may not possess or consume an alcoholic beverage in the Bishop Lake day-use area April 1–Sept. 30 without written authorization of the park manager. Despite the change in law, the use of marijuana in public is still not legal or allowed.

We’re BACK! All your favorites are here! A&S Classes! Youth Combat! The All Ages Arts & Science Challenge! Target Sports! Service opportunities! The Duckling Race! The Plague Game! Our Teaching Court followed by the Ruin Your Dinner Ice Cream Social! Plus May Day activities and more!


Per park rules we cannot cook and serve food, so it is Bring Your Own Picnic Lunch. However we will still have the Ruin Your Dinner Ice Cream Social

Pet Friendly

Animals must be on a six-foot leash. No extendable leashes allowed. Animals must never be left unattended. Please clean up after your animals. No animals on the beach.

Note: The event will be held at a State Park. A recreation pass is required for entry. Michigan residents can purchase it when they renew their license.


Park Amenities not related to ITMC:

RV Camping

Rustic camping

Cabin Rentals

Swimming (no beachguard, swim at own risk)

Rustic horse camping

Local Hotels and restaurants nearby

The SCA’s COVIDSafe policy is in effect for this event.

For details, please visit

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May 01 2022


10:00 am - 6:00 pm




Bishop Lake Brighton Recreation Area
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