NEW LOCATION AS OF 2014

Middlegrounds Dock

(at Scotty’s Sand Bar)

Used for most public and private events. Check your event ticket to verify boarding location.

Free on-site parking at this location.


Most departures will leave from the Middlegrounds Dock on the Middlegrounds. The dock is located on the river at Scotty’s Sand Bar.

From I-75/US-23 take exit 162A toward Downtown Bay City. Follow M-25 approximately 2 miles to Euclid Avenue and turn right (south) onto Euclid. Follow Euclid about 1 mile to Salzburg Avenue (M-84). Turn East on M-84/Salzburg about 1/2 mile to the Lafayette Street Bridge. At the Boys and Girls Club, turn South on to Evergreen Drive and follow about 1/2 mile to Scotty’s Sand Bar on your left.

From the East on M-25: Follow M-25 into Bay City. M-25 becomes Center Avenue. Follow Center Avenue to the traffic light at Madison Avenue. Turn left and follow the M-25 routing to Washington Avenue. Turn left onto M-84 Washington Avenue. Follow approximately 1 mile to Lafayette Avenue and turn right, following the routing for M-84. Continue approximately 1/2 mile onto the Lafayette Street Bridge. turn South on to Evergreen Drive and follow about 1/2 mile to Scotty’s Sand Bar on your left.

Office Location

inside Bay City Antiques Center, 1020 N. Water, Bay City


Office Hours

Please call ahead for an appointment for charter reservations using our main line 989-891-2628.


Tickets are not currently being issued from our office.


We encourage you to purchase online if possible. See the links provided on our event schedules on this site or go directly to our reservation service, Brown Paper Tickets.


If you prefer to reserve by phone, call Brown Paper Tickets toll-free number 1-800-838-3006. Ask for events by Producer 12451 or use the event ID # listed for the event you are interested in.


For a printable copy of our 2017 events with the event number listed click here.


Middlegrounds Dock

  Normal Departure Location for History Tours, Friday Night Cruises and Charters

Wenonah Park

   For Bay City Fireworks Festival Fundraiser Events on the Princess Wenonah and Tall Ships Islander departures only

Business Office

  Located inside Bay City Antiques Center

Wenonah Park

For Bay City Fireworks Festival Fundraiser Events on the Princess Wenonah June 30 & July 1, 2017 only.


Most departures will leave from the Middlegrounds Dock on the Middlegrounds. The dock is located on the river at Scotty’s Sand Bar.

For Fireworks Festival Cruises uses the following directions:

From I-75/US-23 take exit 162A toward Downtown Bay City. Follow M-25 approximately 2.5 miles across the Saginaw River into downtown Bay City. Turn left on Saginaw Road, then turn left onto Center Avenue and go 1 block to Wenonah Park

From the East on M-25: Follow M-25 into Bay City. M-25 becomes Center Avenue. Follow Center Avenue until it dead ends at Wenonah Park in downtown Bay City.