FEATURED EVENTS

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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!

January

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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February

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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March

Get ready for warmer weather bychanneling your inner child at the MuskeCon comic book and toy convention, visiting one of Muskegon's hidden gems, the Carr-Fles Planetarium, or grab your shanty and celebrate St. Patrick's Day downtown at Shamrockin' in Your Shanty!

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Alessio Bax playing piano for a group of people

April

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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Birds eye view of Fruitport Old Fashion Days carnival rides

May

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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Group of boats at Pere Marquetter

June

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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July

Event season is in full swing! Celebrate independence day at Discover Muskegon 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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August

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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Birds eye view of crowd during a concert at Heritage Landing

September

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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October

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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November

The holiday season is a great time to explore Muskegon! Stop over to the Muskegon Museum of Art for the Festival of Trees, get in the holiday spirit with the Festival of Wreaths Downtown Muskegon Wreath Walk, or see the latest performance by the Muskegon Civic Theatre.

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December

The holiday season is a busy time... Celebrate the season with Holidays in the City, bring the whole family out for the Circle of Trees & Dog Parade or ring in the new year with a good 'ole hockey games, cheering on the Muskegon Lumberjacks.

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