Festival & Event Support

The Cadillac Area Festivals & Events (CAFE) is a 501C3, dedicated to supporting the growth of area festivals and events for the community and economic factors.   See below a listing of documents that can be downloaded for review and use.

Any questions regarding CAFE, please direct them to 231-775-0657.

CAFE Grant Program

CAFE Grant Application - Cadillac Area Festivals & Events Grant applications will be made available each year on-line May 18, for July 18 deadline, based on funding availability.

CAFE Grant Recipients

  • 2016 - Bear Claw Epic Mountain Bike  - $2,500
  • 2016 - Cadillac Pathway - $2,500   (
  • 2015 - Friends Cadillac of the Library/ Arts Festival - $1000 
  • 2015 - Cadillac Area Artists Association/ Arts Festival - $660 
  • 2015 - Thunder Thru the Northwoods - $1000 
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CAFE Use Contract

This is the first step in an annual contract or agreement to utilize the resources of CAFE.  Please see policies and procedures file for details prior to filling any forms out.

All additional forms are event related and should be used to deposit, release, and contract as a CAFE Event User.