Community Services

Upcoming Events

Accommodations – A list of the many accommodations, lodging, camping, and rental opportunities available in the area.

Benzie Area Public Safety Dive Team – 100% volunteer organization that serves the entire county of Benzie. They provide search and recovery services at no charge for local law enforcement and fire/rescue teams. They train in the areas of: Search and Recovery, Ice Diving, Night Diving, Deep Diving, Wreck Diving, Zero Visibility Diving, and Evidence and Body Recovery. The Team is also a member of the Northern Michigan Mutual Aid Dive Team, which serves all of Northern Michigan.

Benzie Bus – Public transportation within Benzie County.

Benzie Conservation District – Promotes responsible use of natural resources in our community by providing leadership, information and services.

Benzie County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Benzie County Extension – From MSU – your direct link to the resources of Michigan State University – This site offers up-to-date information to meet the needs of county residents.

Benzie County Recyclers

Benzie County Chamber of Commerce

Benzie Shores District Library – Information about the Library’s many services and programs, as well as a healthy collection of Internet resources, including many local ones.

Empire Chamber of Commerce

Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce Members – A list of all our members providing a view all the many businesses, organizations, and services available in the area.

Frankfort-Elberta Area Schools

City of Frankfort

Frankfort Panther Sports

Friends of Point Betsie Lighthouse – The official Point Betsie Lighthouse Web site.

Interlochen Center for the Arts

Interlochen Center for the Arts Festival Information (1-800-681-5970)

Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital

Lake Michigan Car Ferries:

Michigan Interactive – Michigan Outdoors & Outdoor Recreation – An interactive tour of Michigan and all it’s outdoor recreation. Maps, stories, photos, tips and more.

Michigan Traveler Companion – Vacation guide to Michigan hotels, resorts, bed and breakfasts, and rental cottages.

Northern Michigan Connection

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Travel Michigan – “Official State of Michigan Travel site. Complete travel and leisure guides to all Michigan destinations. Info, discounts, specials and more.”

West Michigan Tourist Association (WMTA) – No where celebrates the seasons like West Michigan!

Visit Up North

Current Weather and 7-day Forecast

Weather Nearby Lake Michigan:

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Frankfort 4th of July Fireworks

The Frankfort July 4th fireworks are funded by donations. Thanks to the generosity of community members and visitors we are able to provide this spectacular display.  Please help support the fireworks celebration by making an online donation today.  YOU can help LIGHT THE NIGHT!

Thank you!