What’s it like to experience a small town feel with big city amenities? Find out for yourself! From live music downtown to Central Michigan University football games, there’s always something to keep you entertained in the Mt. Pleasant area.

Soaring Eagle Casino

This four diamond resort offers indulgent dining, thrilling games, and world-class entertainment. Home to the largest gaming floor in Michigan, the casino area features over 70 tables where you’re sure to find your favorite game including: Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, Mini-Baccarat and more. Or take a spin and hit it big with over 4,400 slots. Whatever you choose your favorite game is sure to be waiting for you.

In the summer months, the Soaring Eagle Casino hosts outdoor summer concerts where big-name artists like Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood and Kid Rock come to perform. Comedy shows and other musical performances can also be found in their Entertainment Hall in the winter months.

Ascend Sportsbook & Lounge is the perfect place to watch select televised sporting events and live entertainment. Enjoy great food, specialty drinks, craft beer, and several large screen TVs at Ascend, located inside the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort!

Live Music & Karaoke

In addition to the Soaring Eagle Casino, live music can also be found at various hotspots around town. Visit Hunter’s Ale House and listen to local bands perform inside or enjoy a relaxing night of acoustic music out on their hop patio. Rubbles Bar located in downtown Mt. Pleasant also features live music on select nights.

If you’re feeling brave, spend your evening at Rubbles Bar or The Cabin during their karaoke nights. While at The Cabin, be sure to get an order of Cabin Stix!

The Broadway Theatre

Looking for a good family-friendly activity? Check out the Broadway Theatre for their play and musical productions throughout the year. Keep an eye on their website to view upcoming shows. They also host VHS nights on a regular basis, playing classic movies like Jaws and The Thing.

Central Michigan University Sporting Events

While in the Mt. Pleasant area, be sure to stop by D1 Athletic School, Central Michigan University, and lose your voice cheering on the CMU Chippewas at one of their many sporting events throughout the year. Fire up Chips!


More family-friendly fun can be found at Riverwood Resort, where you can enjoy food and drinks at the 989 Bar and Grill, and a competitive game of bowling!

Meet Mt. Pleasant

Looking for more things to do in the Mt. Pleasant area? Check out our Play page to learn more about Downtown, Family Fun, Golf, Outdoor Adventure and so much more! Be sure to follow the Mt. Pleasant CVB on Facebook, Instagram and TikTok to stay up-to-date on the latest in the Mt. Pleasant area!