Become a Member

There’s a special skill to hosting an event…planning, training volunteers, establishing committees, decorating, food prep, setting up entertainment…the list is endless! And when the event is a community-sized celebration – that’s where Michigan Festivals & Events Association comes in! Membership in MFEA is one of the best investments your organization/business can make!

MFEA’s more than 800 members represent a wide spectrum of Michigan’s festivals, fairs, events, attractions, and tourism colleagues as well as the state’s and nation’s most experienced event vendors. It is a comprehensive list of the most celebrated professionals around.

There are many good reasons to be a member of MFEA but the most important is the ability to connect and exchange ideas with other event professionals throughout Michigan and across the nation. As an MFEA member, we will help you connect with your fellow MFEA members in order to ask a question, send out a notice, offer a discount, or promote your event or service.

For more information on benefits and application, click here.

Who Should Join? 

MFEA’s Membership Categories:
(Click for individual membership benefits)

Events – i.e. Festivals, Fairs, Art Exhibits, Concerts, Sporting Events, Home Tours, etc.

Main Attractions (by invitation only) – i.e. Amusement Parks, Museums, Zoos, Tours, etc.

Attractions & Lodging  – i.e. Art Gallery, Brewery, Casino, Entertainment Venue, Lodging, Museum, Theater, Water Park, Winery, Zoo, etc.

Vendors – i.e. Acts & Entertainers, Suppliers, Concessionaires, Midways & Carnivals, etc.

Tourism Colleagues – i.e. Convention Visitor Bureau, Chamber of Commerce, Mainstreet, DDA, Parks & Rec Dept., Civic Clubs, etc

Students – i.e. Careers in Leadership, Accounting, Life Skills, Communication, Marketing, Tourism, Hospitality, Administration, Volunteerism, Social Media, and Event Planning to name a few.

Become an MFEA member to receive the following benefits:

  • Listing on the ever popular michiganfun.com.
    • Opportunity to link to your website.
    • Opportunity to add brief description of your business, organization or event.
    • Opportunity to feature a photo with your listing.
    • Opportunity to purchase website advertising at a special rate.
  • Opportunity to advertise at discounted rates in the full color Detroit Media Partners Full Color Spring Tabloid. Pending partnership renewal.
  • Events: Calendar of Events Brochure
    • Date listing
    • Advertising opportunities at discounted rates
  • Vendors: MFEA Buyers’ Guide
    • Alphabetical & categorical listing
    • Advertising opportunities at discounted rates
  • Receive unlimited copies (via email) of the Michigan Fun E-News
  • Annual MFEA Convention:
    • Member rate for registration fees
    • Advertising opportunities at discounted rates
    • Sponsorship opportunities

For more information, benefits and an application, click here.

Already an MFEA Member?

  1. Create an account at MFEA.org if you haven’t already.
  2. Send us a message requesting access to any of your existing listings under Main AttractionsAttractions & Lodging, Events, Vendors, and Tourism Colleagues. (Access to each listing is limited to one account.) Please include your new username and the specific listings you need access to.
  3. Once we receive notice, we’ll grant you access to edit your listings. Keep in mind that everything you submit will need to be moderated, confirmed, and paid before appearing on the site.

If you need instructions on how to update an event listing, click here to download a print-and-keep sheet.