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LivCoCollaborative launches #LoveLivCo Marketing Campaign and Livingston County Small Business Relief Fund

LivCoCollaborative launches #LoveLivCo Marketing Campaign and Livingston County Small Business Assistance Fund

Howell, Michigan (June 7, 2020) Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ann Arbor SPARK, Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce, Howell Area Chamber of Commerce, Hartland Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau have provided numerous business resources and information for the local business community. Leaders from each organization have …more

A sunny day at Brighton's mill pond


Main street becomes pedestrian sanctuary Fridays and Saturdays to support healthy socialization. Walking through downtown Brighton is about to become much easier. Starting June 12 through Labor Day, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Main Street in Downtown  Brighton will be closed to vehicular traffic. The street will be open to …more

Kids standing in a row holding a Howell melon

Virtual race among changes for Howell Melon Festival because of COVID-19

This article originally appeared here. With less than three months before the Howell Melon Festival is scheduled to take place, organizers are working on significant changes to the 60th annual event because of issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the largest changes is that the 43rd annual Howell Melon Run, which had 572 finishers last year, will be …more

Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Amelia Ritter Named one of 30 Future Leaders of Destination Organization Industry

Howell, MI (April 16, 2020) – Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau is thrilled to announce that Amelia Ritter has been named one of Destinations International’s 2020 30 Under 30 recipients. Amelia Ritter is the Digital Marketing and Content Manager at the Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau. In under two years at the organization, …more

Pink tulips with downtown howell in the background

Take a Virtual Visit to Livingston County

 UPDATED: April 16, 2020 3:38pm EST Though we encourage visitors to practice social distancing as much as possible, avoiding crowds, and washing hands often, there are still ways to support Livingston County businesses. As developments around COVID-19 continue to unfold, please follow refer to guidelines from the public health authorities including the CDC, Michigan …more

A red apple on a stack of school books

School Shutdown Meals

UPDATED: March 16, 2020 1:00pm EST Below is a list of Livingston County organizations that are providing free meals for children during the state-mandated school shutdown. For more resources on COVID-19, click here. Bountiful Harvest Torch 180 Howell Public Schools Meal Assistance

COVID-19 and Travel

UPDATED: June 11, 2020, 12:50pm EST For industry resources, click here. Livingston County visitors, We know many of you are tracking COVID-19 (coronavirus) and looking for up-to-date information. The Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau is closely monitoring the status of COVID-19 as the situation continues to evolve. At this time, Livingston County health officials …more

A ski instructor and 2 students on a mountain

Michigan Ski Resort to Dye Hill Pink for Cancer Center Fundraiser

BRIGHTON, MI — A Michigan ski resort is offering a unique opportunity to ski or snowboard down a pink hill in pink gear for a cause. Mount Brighton is dying a hill pink, hosting a pink party and holding a pink costume contest Saturday, Feb. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will …more

The outside of Eternity Brewing

Eternity Brewing is a Stop on Hop Passport’s Amazing Brewery Race!

The Amazing Brewery Race is a race to visit all the breweries in each state. The first person to get all the stamps from their state will receive a check and a victory t-shirt. Livingston County’s Eternity Brewing is one of the 139 breweries on Michigan’s Brewery Race.   For more information, click here.

People walking on a bridge over the Mill Pond in downtown Brighton

Pure Michigan Advocacy Video

Please continue to support the funding for Pure Michigan #SavePureMichigan Thank you to our friends at Visit Charlevoix for coordinating and producing this video.