Petoskey News

Feb 07,2020

Winter Carnival Information

The 2020 Winter Carnival will take place over President's Day Weekend, February 14 and 15.  Ice sculptures will be displayed on downtown sidewalks and in Pennsylvania Park.  The Winter Carnival will celebrate its 92nd year in 2020.  Please visit for activities and schedule of events.

Dec 17,2019

2020 Action Plan

City Council approved the 2020 Action Plan at their December 16 meeting.  The plan identifies City goals and strategies.

Nov 25,2019

Winter Parking Restrictions In Effect

The Winter-Season Parking Regulations begin December 1 and continue until April 1.  These restriction are enforced nightly, regardless of weather or snow accumulation.    


Oct 15,2019

Video Highlighting City's Efforts to Transition to Clean Energy Sources (click here)

In collaboration with the Petoskey Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation and the CS Mott Foundation, the City has initiated efforts to transition to clean energy sources.

Sep 06,2019

City Seeks Master Planning Public Involvement

Petoskey community launches "Livable Petoskey."  Preservation of natural resources, efforts to build the local economy, and management of climate variability impacts are all necessary to continue our region’s high quality of life.  As part of the master plan update process, these issues will be discussed.

Jun 20,2019

City Approves 100% Renewable Energy by 2035

City Council recently adopted a resolution approving a vision of 100% renewable energy powering the City's electric needs by 2035. The City of Petoskey has adopted the 2014 Petoskey Master Plan that addresses environmental, economic and social goals pertaining to long-term sustainability and resiliency within the community. The Master Plan also encourages the City to work with the Michigan Public Power Agency (MPPA) and other jurisdictions to develop and utilize alternative, renewable energy resources. City Council adopted the 2018 Action Plan with Goal Five to Develop and Promote Community Sustainability Measures by conserving energy and promoting energy efficiencies and the use of clean and renewable energy.  Addressing energy use and climate change with renewable energy goals provides an opportunity for the City to move towards greater community sustainability and resiliency.

Apr 19,2018

Voluntary Renewable Energy Program

Help contribute to making our community a greener place by enrolling in the City's Voluntary Green Pricing Program. Create a better future for Petoskey for only 1¢ per kilowatt hour!