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Local Events

Downtown Ludington Farmers Market (May 24th-Sept. 20th - Fridays only from 2pm-7pm)

Live In Legacy Plaza (May 24th-Sept 20th - Fridays only from 6pm-8pm)
All live performances take place in the alley behind Timbers Prime

Dave Mathews Tribute: Trippin' Billies LIVE at Stix (May 25th at 8pm)

Memorial Day Weekend Craft Fair (May 25th & 26th from 10am-4pm)

Shady: A Live Band Tribute To The Music Of Eminem LIVE at Stix (May 31st at 8pm)

Tribute to Chris Stapleton & Eric Church LIVE at Stix (June 1st at 8pm)

Love Ludington Street Party (June 7th from 6pm-9pm)
Free event that takes place downtown Ludington. Enjoy family friendly activities, food trucks and live entertainment

Too Hype Crew: 90's and 00's Hip Hop Party LIVE at Stix (June 8th at 8pm)

Ludington Lakestride Half Marathon/10k/5k (June 8th at 8am)
Check-in is at Stearns Park. Visit to enter

Free Fishing Weekend (June 8th & 9th)
Free fishing for current residents and out of state visitors

Fish On For Freedom
A charity event to say thank you to the men and women who have sacrificed so much making this nation what it is today. At noon, fishing will conclude and all participating boats will gather around the Ludington Pier Heads to proceed back into the harbor together. This will give community member a chance to welcome back the participants and thank them for their sacrifices for our country

Uncle Kracker LIVE at Stix (June 14th at 7pm)

Ludington Gus Macker (June 15th & 16th)
3 vs. 3 basketball tournament on the lakeshore

Dawes LIVE at Stix (June 20th at 7pm)

Pure Ludington Beach Sunset Bonfire (June 27th, July 25th, August 29th from 8pm-10pm)
Free event on the beach. Enjoy musical entertainment and a bonfire

Hart Fireworks (July 2nd from 6pm-11pm)
Enjoy food vendors, live music and fireworks downtown Hart

The 1985: Totally 80s Dance Party LIVE at Stix (July 3rd at 8pm)

Pentwater Fireworks (July 3rd from 9:30pm-11pm)
Pentwater fireworks will be held over Lake Michigan off of the Pentwater Pier

Ludington Fireworks (July 4th)
Freedom Festival Grand Parade. Proceeding down Ludington Avenue at 2:00pm. Fireworks over Lake Michigan at dusk

Sushi Roll LIVE at Stix (July 5th at 8pm)

Thunderstruck: Americas AC/DC Tribute LIVE at Stix (July 6th at 8pm)

West Shore Art Fair (July 6th & 7th from 10am-4pm)
Arts and crafts show will feature artists from a variety of media, including: clay, fiber, glass, jewelry, metal, painting, photography sculptures and more

Artimus Pyle Band-Honoring Lynyrd Skynyrd LIVE at Stix (July 12th at 7:30pm)

Ladies Night Out With Tiffany LIVE at Stix (July 13th at 7:30pm)

Ludington Offshore Classic/ Big Boy Fishing Tournament (July 15th-21st from 6am-2pm)
A week long event that has contest for pros, amateurs, ladies and youth. Register at

Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience LIVE at Stix (July 19th at 7:30pm)

Heartache Tonight: A Tribute To The Eagles LIVE at Stix (July 20th at 7:30pm)

Shoreline Cruise On The SS Badger (July 24th from 9pm-11pm)
Enjoy beautiful views and a fun atmosphere on the Badger during a shoreline cruise. Tickets include food, live entertainment and a cash bar is available. Book now - limited availability 

Fool House: The Ultimate 90s Dance Party LIVE at Stix (July 27th at 8pm)

West Shore Rhythm & Dunes Concert (July 27th from 6pm-9pm)
Free event that will feature from music from bands like Charlie Daniels, Rascal Flatts, Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean, Tim Mcgraw, Big & Rich, Johnny Cash & more

That Arena Rock Show LIVE at Stix (August 3rd at 7:30pm)

Movies In The Park (August 1st, August 8th, August 15th, August 22nd)
Located at Rotary Park. Movie starts at dusk and the cost is free

Downtown Ludington Sidewalk Sales (August 2nd-August 4th)
Friday & Saturday 1pm-6pm, Sunday 10am-4pm

West Shore Rhythm & Dunes Concert (August 3rd from 6pm-9pm)
Free event that features mega 80s. A fun retro concert you don't want to miss

Gold Coast Artisan Fair
August 10th 10am-5pm
August 11th 10am-4pm
Located at Rotary Park in Ludington, with over 170 arts & crafts displays for shopping and browsing

Legends Of Rock: Tributes to Queen And Def Leppard LIVE at Stix (August 17th at 7:30pm)
Suds On The Shore Craft Beer Festival (August 17th from 12pm-6pm)
A popular summer festival offering and afternoon of tasting - plus live music and food trucks

Icons Of Country Tribute Shows LIVE at Stix (August 30th at 7:30pm)

Dancing Queen: An Abba Salute (August 31st at 8:00pm)

Octoberfest Downtown Ludington (Sept. 28th from 2pm-6pm)
Annual craft beer festival featuring live music, great food and family games at Legacy Plaza