Featured Family Events in June

June 2019

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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 June:



June 17th-August 2nd


Free summer meals for kids. Non-income based program offered by the Mason County Central Food Service for all children ages 18 and younger. Serving days are Monday-Friday with the exception of the Upper Elementary which is closed on Fridays. Daily Schedule:
8-8:30am - Breakfast at the Scottville Upper Elementary School- 505 W. Maple St.
11:15am-12:15pm - Lunch at the Scottville Upper Elementary School and Pere Marquette School- 1115 S. Madison St. in Ludington.
11am-12:30pm - Lunch at Emanuel Lutheran Church- 501 E. Danaher St. in Ludington and the Ludington Library- 217 E. Ludington Ave.
11:15am-12:30pm - Lunch at Waterfront Park- 300 S. William St. in Ludington.

Call Mary Ann at (231) 757-5721 for more information.



Tuesday, June 25th


Live music with Tyler John Reed at the Scottville Clown Band Shell- 105 W. Green St.

Wednesday, June 26th


7pm - Live music with Robin Connell/Paul Brewer Quintet with outdoor location to be announced. Contact the Ludington Area Center for the Arts for more information.

7-9:15pm - Live music with The Key West Perma Frost Blues Band at Wenger Pavilion in Baldwin.


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Thursday, June 27th-Sunday, June 30th


45th Annual Irons Flea Roast & Ox Market at Skinner Park in Irons.


Thursday, June 27th


11am-1:30pm - Annual Barn Dance & Potluck at the Circle Rocking "S" Children's Farm- 5487 Tuttle Rd. in Free Soil. Bring table service and a dish to pass. Features dancing, games, and prizes.

5-8pm - Live music with Tom Zatarga at Legacy Plaza- 112 N. James St. in Ludington.

7pm - Live music with The JetBeats at the Hart Commons in downtown Hart.

8-9pm - Pentwater Civic Band performance at the Village Green in Pentwater.

8-10pm - Sunset Beach Bonfire with live music by Jimmy Dodson at Stearns Park Beach in Ludington.


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Friday, June 28th, 9am-12pm


Kitten and Cat Adoption Event at the Mason County Animal Control- 305 N. Meyers Rd. in Ludington. Adoption fees waived at the event. Spay/neuter fee is $25.


Saturday, June 29th & Sunday, June 30th; 1pm & 3:15pm both days


Manistee Saints vs. Michigan Sports Academy- Livingston Semi-prof baseball at Rietz Park- 90 Park Ave. Manistee.



Saturday, June 29th


10am & 1pm - West Michigan Old Engine Club Garden Tractor Pulls at Scottville Riverside Park- 700 S. Scottville Rd. Dead-boat pull at 10am and transfer sled pull at 1pm.

1-4pm - Live music with Clear Heels in Bear Lake.

6-9pm - Ludrock All Stars at the Shagway Arts Barn- 5949 Shagway Rd. in Ludington.

7-9pm - Live music with Robin Connell/Paul Brewer Quartet at Wenger Pavilion in Baldwin.

9:30pm - Pentwater Boat Parade of Lights (formerly the Venetian Boat Parade) on Pentwater Lake. Theme is "Adventures in Books" and all boat sizes and types are welcome to participate.




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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.



Last Updated: 06-25-2019 01:01 PM ID: 1735