In no other place do rich cultural experiences and effortless family fun collide like in Saginaw. Home to one of the most authentic Japanese Tea Houses in all of North America, 1 of only 5 AZA-accredited zoos in Michigan, and a beautifully restored 1927 historic vaudeville theatre, Saginaw captures a beautiful and diverse picture of adventures that are truly Pure Michigan.
Let yourself be a kid again at the Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum or the Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square. Soak up the sights and sounds of a world-class performance at Downtown Saginaw’s historic Temple Theatre, or visit the Japanese Cultural Center & Tea House, treasured as one of the most authentic in North America. Saginaw is also known for its unique festivals and events. You’ll find yourself savoring the local flavors at our Downtown Farmers Market, or swaying to the beat of live music performances at one of our many outdoor festivals.
If you’re looking for adventure, you’ll love visiting one of the largest wetland ecosystems in Michigan, the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge, or setting out for an action-packed boat tour of the Shiawassee Flats with Johnny Panther Quest Adventure Trips.
Whether you’re here to relax with retail therapy, venture out to find some of nature’s most scenic wonders, or rediscover simple family fun, you’ll find there’s a little piece of Saginaw meant for everyone.