Fun for the whole family!

June 12-15, 2025

Get ready to celebrate the 65th Anniversary of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge, right here in Houghton-Hancock, Michigan.


Helicopter Rides  •  Live Music  •   Fireworks  •   Parade  •  WATER ACTIVITIES  •  Classic Car Show  •  Touch-A-TrucK

About the Festival

Bridgefest is a weekend celebration of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge and the communities that it connects. Bridgefest is in its 38th year of this annual celebration, with this year being its 65th year dedication of the Bridge!

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Get Involved

Bridgefest relies on its generous sponsors, supporters, volunteers, and various vendors. Please consider getting involved! 

News and Announcements

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Bridgefest Sponsors & Partners

This celebration of our communities couldn’t take place without the support of our generous sponsors.

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Partner-Level Sponsors

Fireworks-Level Sponsors