Houghton Lake, Michigan, United States

Welcome to Houghton Lake Area Historical Village and Playhouse

The Houghton Lake Playhouse

90 year old well perserved building is a wonderful place. It has a beautiful hardwood dancefloor, dance floor lighting. a full bar and a service area for food. We are proud of this building which opened in 1927 as the Johnson's Rustic Dance Palace

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Hall Rentals

This beautiful hall is available to rent for you wedding, party, banquet or meeting.  If has a wonderful wooden dance floor, a fully licensed bar,  a  serving area for food.  And a newly lighted stage.  Rentals include rectangular tables, round tables, set up.  You are free to decorate as you see fit,  (with some limitations)  To Rent please call 989-366-9124

Special Events

The Playhouse is  also the site of many special events.   We have musical performances, We have  Vendor shows,  Wrestling Matches , Dances and much much more. 



May - October   Fridays  9:30- 3:00 

              Famer's Market 


Feb 16  Comedy Night @ The Playhouse

Feb 24   Whitetail Banquet
Mar 16  Comedy Night @The Playhouse

April 8   Northern Michigan Battle of the Bands

April 20   Comedy Night @ The Playhouse 

April 28   Simply Sinatra with Tribute Artist Gary Dixon

May 18 Comedy Night @ The Playhouse

May  26   Richie Hayes An evening of Music     with renowned Irish Tenor  "The Voice of Ireland"
June 15  Comedy Night @ The Playhouse

June 22   Night Of Magic with Doug Dern

June 30    Music Box Reunion Dance  Starts   8:00 PM

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LARRY McCray   Festival Starts

  4:00 PM   Larry McCray 8:00 PM

Admisssion  $ 25

July 28  The Happy Days at the Playhouse   Starts 8:00 PM  admisssion $15

August  25  Comedy Night with Norm Stultz  Starts  9:00PM Admission $ 15 

 September  1  Ruth and Max Folk Music   Starts 8:00 PM   Admission 

$ 15.00

September  8  Pam  Bowman and the Just Jammin'  Band   Starts 7:00 PM

admisssion  $ 15

September 21  Comedy Night at the PLayhouse   Starts 9:00 PM  Admisssion $ 15

October  6  Sinatra and Dean Tribute

Starts  8:00 PM  Admission $ 15

October 13

Houghton Lake Gun  Show

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October 19  Comedy Night at the Playhouse  Starts  8:30 PM Admission $ 15

Nov  18   Santa's Workshop   Starts

 11:00  AM   Free admisssion

Nov 23-24   Christmas Marketplace 

For additional information see 

 Concert/Entertainment presented  by Houghton Lake Playhouse on Facebook  

Or call    989-366-9124