The nature and culture that make Grafton so distinctive are celebrated in the city’s many events throughout the year. Experience life on the Mississippi River during Grafton Towboat Days, and see pre-1840 history come to life at Grafton Rendezvous. Scour Pere Marquette State Park for morel mushrooms at the annual Mushroom Festival. And then there is the music! Every Thursday in the summer, sit outside and enjoy the annual Music in the Park concerts. See everything there is to do in the upcoming events listed below.

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