Mecosta County

Home to a strong arts and entertainment scene, a growing business community, award-winning school districts, and top education facilities such as Ferris State University, Mecosta County is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.

Mecosta County residents enjoy an abundance of outdoor recreation activities as the area is home to over 100 bodies of water and 6,500 acres of trails. Explore all that Mescota County has to offer using the toggles below.

Concert Venues/Series

Museums

Festivals and Fairs

Parades

  • Memorial Day – Big Rapids
  • Fourth of July – Big Rapids
  • Festival of Lights Parade – Big Rapids
  • Ferris State Homecoming Parade
  • Big Rapids High School Homecoming Parade
  • Crossroads Charter Academy Homecoming Parade

For a full and up to date list of restaurants and breweries in Mecosta County, please visit the Mecosta County Area Chamber of Commerce website.

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