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2021 Festivals & Events in West Michigan

All year long, there are activities going on in the West Michigan area to keep everyone happy. Winter offers snowshoe hikes, skiing, ice fishing tournaments, and festivals.

Summer is especially busy, with parades, art fairs, farmer’s markets, festivals, and big events, like the Gus Macker tournament, Freedom Festival, and appearances by the Scottville Clown Band.

Here we’ve condensed the annual happenings, so you can see at a glance which time of year you may want to visit our wonderful area. Blue lakes, sandy beaches, and good family fun. Welcome to West Michigan!

This information is presented as a perpetual calendar, with the current month's calendar of events first, and the remaining monthly calendars to follow.

Scroll down for upcoming festivals and events!

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May

Click here for the full May Calendar of Events in West Michigan.

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June

Click here for the full June Calendar of Events in West Michigan.

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July

Click here for the full July Calendar of Events in West Michigan.

August

Click here for the full August Calendar of Events in West Michigan.

September

Click here for the full September Calendar of Events in West Michigan.

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October
  • Oktoberfest, Pentwater– Celebrate fall with many fun activities, including a car show.
  • Manistee Ghost Ship– Come aboard and get spooked on weekends through October.
  • Halloween & Trick-or-Treating– West Michigan communities offer lots of fun during the Halloween season, including Trunk or Treats and traditional door-to-door candy hunting.
  • Fall Events– The communities throughout West Michigan offer plenty of fall fun with hayrides, haunted events, Halloween parties and more.

Click here for the full October Calendar of Events in West Michigan.

November

Click here for the full November Calendar of Events in West Michigan.

December

Click here for the full December Calendar of Events in West Michigan.

January

Click here for the full January Calendar of Events in West Michigan.

February

Click here for the full February Calendar of Events in West Michigan.

March

Click here for the full March Calendar of Events in West Michigan.

April

Click here for the full April Calendar of Events in West Michigan.