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Explore the Lakeshore

Muskegon knows how to throw a party! Home to many music festivals, art fairs, marathons and more, you'll find an event for everyone in the family!


Start the year off right by visiting Muskegon! Learn to luge at the Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park, take a dip during the Polar Plunge, or warm up at the Indoor Farmers Market and Kitchen 242 cooking classes!

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People on the Snowshoe Trail at the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex


Ready for February fun? Play in the snow during the Jaycees Annual Snowfest, test your skills during the Winter Try-Athlon or try your luck on the icy lake during the Free Fishing Weekend.

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Get ready for warmer weather by channeling your inner child at the MuskeCon comic book and toy convention or visiting one of Muskegon's hidden gems, the Carr-Fles Planetarium.

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Spring is nature's way of saying let's party! Check out the Muskegon Lakeshore Home, Garden, and Boat Show, support local charities at the annual Guns and Hoses hockey game, or catch a musical performance at The Block.

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May flowers are here... Take a self-guided tour of downtown art using this map, kick off boating season at the Blessing of the Boats, or hit the carnival midway at the Fruitport Old Fashioned Days.

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Summer is just getting started... Shop fine art and craft at the Lakeshore Art Festival, enjoy the Frauenthal during the Miss Michigan Pageant, join the community in the Seaway Run, or go for a ride during the Powerboat Weekend

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Event season is in full swing! Celebrate independence day at WeDiscover Festival, or ride through downtown during Bike Time or Rebel Road. Spend a warm, July evening either taking a cruise through Muskegon Lake on the AquaStar or enjoying a Muskegon Clippers baseball game.

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Looking for more? Check out the Great Lakes Surf Festival, enjoy amazing music at the Unity Christian Music Festival, head downtown to Hackley Park for Parties in the Park, or relax in the sand during the Burning Foot Beer Festival.

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Kick off autumn at the Polish Festival, grab a bite to eat during Taste of Muskegon, or hang out at Muskegon Lake during the Michigan Irish Festival. There is always something to do during fall on the Lakeshore!

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Fall colors have arrived! Start off with a trip around the county in the Depot to Depot Color Tour or head downtown to enjoy some live music and craft beer for Beanies, Brunch, and Brews. Kick off Halloween at the annual Pumpkinfest in Downtown Montague, or book a site at the Hoffmaster State Park for the Children's Harvest Fest.

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The holiday season is a great time to explore Muskegon! Stop over to the Muskegon Museum of Art for the Festival of Trees, cheer on the home team at a Muskegon Lumberjacks game, or see the latest performance by the Muskegon Civic Theatre.

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The holiday season is a busy time... Relax at the annual Muskegon Community College Holiday Concert, bring the whole family out for the Circle of Trees & Dog Parade or ring in the new year at Muskegon's waterfront hotel.

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