Featured Family Events in May

May 2019

The lakeshore communities of West Michigan do a fantastic job of hosting events and activities that include the whole family. There's so much happening that is geared specifically toward kids and families as a whole, and that's part of what makes being here so amazing!

Every season in West Michigan has it's unique, fun things to do for kids of all ages- from babies up to the "young at heart". Indoors or outdoors, no matter the time of year, there's always something great going on along the lakeshore for families to experience together!

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In addition to the following list, check out all the special events and programs provided by Sandcastles Children's Museum and the Ludington and Scottville branches of the Mason County District Libraries!

Here's a list of family friendly events happening along the lakeshore in May:

Friday, May 24th

Ludington North Breakwater Light and Little Sable Point Lighthouse open for the season.

Saturday, May 25th

10am-5pm - Footsteps for Families Worship Concert, Color Walk, and Craft Fair to benefit the West Shore Pregnancy Care Center at Rotary Park in downtown Ludington. For more information, visit facebook.com.

12pm - Ludington Area Jaycees Mini Golf Course opens for the season.

12pm - Jump Around Fun Center opens for the season- 1830 N. Lakeshore Dr. in Ludington.

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Monday, May 27th

7am - Rich Tompkins Memorial 5k Run in Hart.

10am - Pentwater Memorial Day Parade. Line up on First Street with services at the Municipal Marina, the Village Green, and the Pentwater Cemetery.

Thursday, May 30th, 5-8pm

Live in the Plaza featuring Fremont John Ashton.

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More Family Fun...

For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in West Michigan:

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Ludington Activities & Things to Do -- Play on a beautiful beach, take a tour at Historic White Pine Village, or explore the barn quilt trail, murals or sculptures in the county--Ludington offers many fun things to do for the entire family!
Have Fun in Manistee, Michigan -- Explore Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk, hike the Manistee National Forest, canoe on the Manistee River, and more.
Hamlin Lake -- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and climbing dunes! The Hamlin Lake shoreline is also part of the Ludington State Park.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes -- Visiting the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
Things to Do in Pentwater, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Don't miss the popular Charles Mears State Park beach on Pentwater's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Lots of Activities in Scottville, Michigan -- Explore the Riverside Park along the National Scenic Pere Marquette River.
Canoeing or Fishing on the Pere Marquette River -- Many boat liveries offer canoe rentals.
Also, check out West Michigan Guides and our locally produced WestMichigan.MichBiz.com directory for our largest lists of Things to Do in West Michigan.
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Last Updated: 05-24-2019 11:02 AM ID: 1735