Event Calendar


COLOR RUN – Sponsored by Quest Software @ uncle john's cider mill
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Please Join us for our 3rd annual Quest Color Run.


We at Quest find it very important to give back to the people. With that we are running for a cause. We are hosting 3rd Annual 5k Color Run/Walk Sunday June 1st 11am -2:00pm. Proceeds will be donated to Clinton County Safe Center.

 The color run is open to EVERYONE in the community and we encourage you to join us. This will be a morning of FUN to be had! Not a runner, that is ok Grab a group of friends and have a great time walking the beautiful trail.

 *Please note this event does have powdered color that will be thrown at stations throughout the course. keep in mind that this powder could be staining to articles of clothing/vehicle interior, or could get in your eyes. Be sure to bring a towel (for vehicle seats) or goggles to wear if you choose.


*This event is non-refundable. Transfer of registration is not permitted


Please follow the link to register!


*This event is non-refundable. Transfer of registration is not permitted


GLOBAL RUN DAY at Uncle John’s Cider Mill
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
St. Johns Soap Box Derby Concert @ Uncle John's Cider Mill
Jun 15 @ 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
INSANE INFLATABLE 5K @ Uncle John's Cider Mill
Jul 13 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

For event information please visit: www.insaneinflatable5k.com.





VINTAGE MARKET – Aug 10 @ Uncle John's Cider Mill
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Car Show @ Uncle John's Cider MIll
Sep 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm


Join us for a day of fun.  We will have the Corn Maze, Wagon & Train Rides and the Jumping Pillow open.

From 9 am – Noon:  Show Car Registration ($5/car)

Enjoy listening to the “Oldies” while you check out the amazing show of cars.  We are lucky to have our favorite DJ returning to entertain us- Ron RPM!

Photos of the cars will be available for purchase under the registration tent in the early afternoon.  Photographer-Margaret Hahr.
Cars will be on display all afternoon, and PARTICIPANT JUDGED Awards will be given out at 3 pm.

Click the “TO DO” tab above for additional activities, costs and availability!

The Great Pumpkin Run 5K/15K @ Uncle John's Cider Mill
Sep 7 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

We’re excited to announce we’re hosting The Great Pumpkin Run this fall! The Great Pumpkin Run, an award-winning, fall-themed 5K run, will take place on September 7, 2019.

Traverse the fields, run through the apple trees and dash by the corn before crossing the finish line (where you’ll take home a pumpkin and enjoy a glass of apple cider)!

Early bird pricing ends April 7th! Sign up here: https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/StJohns/TheGreatPumpkinRunLansingresized Pumpkin Run

“MID MITTEN” CIDER FEST @ Uncle John's Cider MIll
Sep 7 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for a fun day of food, Michigan cider tasting music & more.  Producers from some of Michigan’s premier Cideries will be on site to visit with and enjoy their ciders. We will be spinning vinyl with the Record Lounge & more!
To purchase tickets online please go to: https://midmittenciderfest2018.brownpapertickets.com/

Families visiting can enjoy the corn maze, wagon & train rides, gemstone mining and the Jumping Pillow.

Click the “TO DO” tab above for additional activities, costs and availability!


Uncle Johns Dirty Ride – Bicycle Road Race @ Uncle John's Cider MIll
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Uncle John’s Dirty Ride is a chip timed cycling event across the flat, fast, dirt roads of Gratiot County, Michigan.  Utilizing the ever popular Uncle John’s Cider Mill grounds as the start/finish, the course(s) will traverse through the wooded Saginaw/Gratiot Game Area and  backroads lined with10 foot high corn fields. 99% of the course is on dirt roads.

Riders will have two options to choose from, a 56 mile route or a 24 mile route.

The event is geared for riders of all ages and abilities;  seasoned racers closing out their road season, mountain bikers, cross racers, weekend warriors, fitness enthusiasts or riders that simply want to enjoy the Michigan countryside on a late summer day.

Road, cross, mountain bikes and single speeds are welcome.

Bring the whole family to cheer you on.  For those not riding, they can enjoy all the other activies that Uncle John’s Cider Mill has to offer while you ride.  Then, after you have finished, all can enjoy the live music, food and drink at the post ride party.

Uncle John’s Fall Craft & Gift Show – 2019 @ Uncle John's Cider MIll
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm


September 14 & 15, 2019    9am-5pm  Saturday & Sunday

Welcome, whether you are new to our show, or returning, we are excited that you are considering including Uncle John’s in your 2019 plans. Our show is unique, as it is located at Uncle John’s Cider Mill – a very popular fall family destination.  

Our show is outside, located in our activity field.  During the show, we offer family entertainment including: wagon & train rides, a corn maze, free wine & hard cider tasting, live music, retail stores, food trucks, bakery, cider & donuts and much more.  Our show is in its  38th  year.  And our attendance is around 20,000+.  Rain or shine, our show always goes on.  

For the 2019 show, we are offering two areas, one show.   Hand Crafted & General Gift/Business