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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 Winter Sports Complex, take a dip during the Polar Plunge or warm up at the Indoor Farmers Marketand 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 theJaycees Annual Snowfest, test your skills during the Winter Try-Athlon or try your luck on the icy lake during theFree Fishing Weekend.

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Get ready for warmer weather by checking out the Muskegon Lakeshore Home, Garden + Diy Show, channel your inner child at theMuskeConcomic book and toy convention, or visit one of Muskegon's hidden gems, theCarr-Fles Planetarium.

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Spring is nature's way of saying let's party! Let out your inner football fan at a West Michigan Ironmen game, support local charities at the annual Guns and Hoses hockey game, or catch a musicalperformanceat 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... Enjoy the Frauenthal during the Miss Michigan Pageant, join the community in the Seaway Run, go for a ride during the Powerboat Weekend, or grab a bite to eat during Taste of Muskegon.

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Event season is in full swing! Shop fine art and craft at the Lakeshore Art Festival, celebrate independence day at Rockstock, or ride through downtown during Bike Time.

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Looking for more? Check out the NEW Great Lakes Surf Festival, celebrate your heritage at the Polish Festival, enjoy amazing music at the Unity Christian Music Festival, relax in the sand during the Burning Foot Beer Festival or sip on a beverage during the Arts & Drafts Festival.

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Kick off autumn at the Labor Day Parade 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. Kick off Halloween at the annual Pumpkinfest in Downtown Montague, or book a site at the Muskegon State Park for the Fall 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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