Featured Family Events in September
The lakeshore communities of West Michigan do a fantastic job of hosting events and activities that include the whole family. There's so much happening that is geared specifically toward kids and families as a whole, and that's part of what makes being here so amazing!
Every season in West Michigan has it's unique, fun things to do for kids of all ages- from babies up to the "young at heart". Indoors or outdoors, no matter the time of year, there's always something great going on along the lakeshore for families to experience together!
Sandcastles Children's Museum and the Ludington and Scottville branches of the Mason County District Libraries!
Here's a list of family friendly events happening along the lakeshore in September:
Thursday, September 12th, 9:30-11:30am
Parent Coalition Meeting at the Scottville Library- 204 E. State St. Free of charge and open to all Mason County families with children up to age 8. Breakfast provided.
Friday, September 13th-Sunday, September 15th
Silver Lake BBQ Festival in downtown Silver Lake. BBQ Competition, craft show, car/truck show beer tent, and more.
Saturday, September 14th
West Michigan Old Engine Club dead-boat tractor pull at 10am and transfer sled pull at 1pm at Scottville Riverside Park- 700 S. Scottville Rd.
Sunday, September 15th, 1pm
Blessing of the Animals at the Circle Rocking “S” Children’s Farm- 5487 Tuttle Rd. in Free Soil.
Friday, September 20th-Saturday, September 21st
Hispanic Heritage Celebration at the Hart Commons in downtown Hart. Friday, 6-10pm and Saturday, 4-10pm.
More Family Fun...
For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in West Michigan:
Ludington Activities & Things to Do -- Play on a beautiful beach, take a tour at Historic White Pine Village, or explore the barn quilt trail, murals or sculptures in the county--Ludington offers many fun things to do for the entire family!
Have Fun in Manistee, Michigan -- Explore Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk, hike the Manistee National Forest, canoe on the Manistee River, and more.
Hamlin Lake -- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and climbing dunes! The Hamlin Lake shoreline is also part of the Ludington State Park.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes -- Visiting the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
Things to Do in Pentwater, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Don't miss the popular Charles Mears State Park beach on Pentwater's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Lots of Activities in Scottville, Michigan -- Explore the Riverside Park along the National Scenic Pere Marquette River.
Canoeing or Fishing on the Pere Marquette River -- Many boat liveries offer canoe rentals.
Also, check out West Michigan Guides and our locally produced WestMichigan.MichBiz.com directory for our largest lists of Things to Do in West Michigan.