Featured Family Events in September
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!
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 September:
Thursday, September 19th, 5pm
Spartan Sportsmans Banquet at Graystone Event Center, U.S. 10, Ludington. Dinner, activities, raffles, silent auction, memberships. $30 admission; $50/two adults; $10/kids 10-16 years; free/under 10.
Friday, September 20th-Saturday, September 21st
Hispanic Heritage Celebration at the Hart Commons in downtown Hart. Friday, 6-10pm and Saturday, 4-10pm.
Saturday, September 21st, 12-5pm
Big Sable Point Lighthouse Bus Tour & Music by Oceania Drive from 1:30-3:30pm. Buses transport visitors from the park ranger's house located just inside Ludington State Park to the lighthouse and back for an additional transportation fee. The round-trip fee is $5 for adults and $2 for children 12 & under.
Saturday, September 21st-Sunday, September 22nd, 9am-6pm
Princess & Super Hero Weekend at Lewis Farm Market- 4180 W. M-20 in New Era. Visit visitlewisfarms.com for more information.
Saturday, September 28th-Sunday, September 29th, 9am-6pm
Fall Fling Festival Weekend at Lewis Farm Market- 4180 W. M-20 in New Era. Visit visitlewisfarms.com for more information.
More Family Fun...
For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in West Michigan:
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.