Serious shoppers or sidewalk browsers will find much to interest them in historic Downtown Bay City. With a wide array of unique shops, art galleries, and over 25 eateries, there is something to discover around every corner. From fine antiques to home decor, fabric and specialty food shops to high-end clothiers and up-cycled wearable art, you can easily spend an afternoon or a weekend.
Enjoy a cup of espresso and people watch at a sidewalk cafe or sit along the Downtown riverfront and watch sailboats and even freighters go by! Bay City loves to have fun so they're always special events, especially during the warm-weather months. Plus, when you plan your visit, don't forget to check out the year-round entertainment at the historic State Theatre and high-definition digital-360 shows at the Delta College Planetarium. Just a few mile off I-75 - Downtown Bay City is a great place to visit!