Hell's Half Mile Film & Music Festival

September 28th – October 1st, 2017



By on August 7, 2016


Bay City, East of the River

Bay City, West of the River



Restaurant/Bars in the Downtown area “East of the River”

Diner/Delis/Breakfast/Pizza in the Downtown Area

Coffee & Specialty Stores

Restaurant/Bars in the Midland St. area “West of the River”

The following establishments are on Midland St. between Vets Park at the River and just past Catherine St., or on a side street off Midland St. in the same area.

Pizza “West of the River”

Additional Options

Points of Interest




  • Wenonah Park, East side of Saginaw River Downtown
  • Vet’s Park, West side of Saginaw River Downtown
  • Carroll Park, Intersection of Fifth and Park on East Side
  • Bay City State Park & Recreation Area, Take Wilder Rd. to State Park Drive and go north about 5 miles the park is on the south side of the road on the Saginaw Bay
  • Rail Trail, paved trail winds through Bay City and nearby townships. Walking, biking, jogging and roller blading.


River Cruises

  • Bay Sail (Appledore Schooner), 107 Fifth Ave., 989-893-5193
  • Bay City Boatlines (Princess Wenonah and Islander), 1020 N. Water St., 989-891-2628


Local Publications

Hell’s Half Mile 2016 Film Preview