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Festival of Wreaths Downtown Muskegon Wreath Walk


November 24 through December 5, 2021. The Muskegon Museum of Art’s outdoor holiday event, Festival of Wreaths, spreads the holiday spirit throughout downtown Muskegon. Participants can take a “wreath walk” to find and view designer wreaths on display at participating businesses. Each participating downtown business or organization hosts a designer wreath provided by the MMA […]

Muskegon “Glow” Holiday Lights

Downtown Muskegon MI

Thousands of holiday lights illuminate Western Ave in downtown Muskegon from 2nd to 7th Street.

First Annual Weihnachtsmarkt at the Farm


Their first Christmas Market right here on the Farview Acres farm located at 466 E. Mt. Garfield Rd., Norton Shores! Join them for some holiday cheer, fun times and a whole lot of support for local businesses on December 4th from 11-5pm. A fantastic assortment of vendors will be right inside our main barn to […]

Joyful Strides Christmas Fundraiser


Santa will arrive and there will pony rides, hot chocolate and mini donkey grooming. This is a FREE event (all donations will go to their nonprofit) by Joyful Strides. This is located at 2100 E. Riley Thompson Rd., Muskegon

S’mores with Santa FREE


There's a visit from Santa at Smith-Ryerson Park located at 650 Wood St. for photos plus they're are fire pits and s'mores kits for a sweet treat. Bring your camera to take lots of photos. Bring the whole family. This is a FREE event and all are welcome

Polar Plunge Muskegon


This fundraiser is to raise funds to send Special Olympics athletes to local, regional, and statewide tournaments in 2022. This doesn't happen without the amazing support of our Michiganders across the state - so, are you in? Here's what to expect: JANUARY 28th 4-8 pm - Pre - Registration Turn in cash & check donations to […]

Free Fishing Weekend

Muskegon County MI

Grab your fishing pole! Free Fishing Weekend takes place February 19 & 20 courtesy of the Michigan Department of Natural Resouces. Muskegon County offers 23 inland lakes, 26 miles of Lake Michigan Shoreline and 400 miles of river to cast your line into. No fishing license needed this weekend…but warm mittens and winter gear will […]


2nd Annual Ice Fishing Tournament to Benefit Special Olympics Michigan


We are hosting an ice fishing tournament on Wolf Lake in Muskegon, Michigan with all proceeds benefitting Special Olympics of Michigan. The cost to enter is $20 per contestant and prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of the tournament. We will also have raffles and items for sale.


Snowfest 2022

Mercy Health Arena MI

The Greater Muskegon Jaycees Annual Snowfest will return to Downtown Muskegon Saturday, February 19, 2022. The downtown winter festival features a jam-packed Saturday including popular events such as the “Battle of the Bowls Chili Cook-Off”, and a Cornhole Tournament! The Muskegon Jaycees Snowfest Committee is hard at work planning this exciting event to ensure #Snowfest2022 […]


Vikings Linne Lodge Perch Derby

Vikings Linne Lodge MI

This is a fund raiser for the scholarship fund. 70% of money collected will be paid back! Number of pay outs will be determined by number of teams signed up.

$30 – $35

Run Muskegon Shamrock Shuffle 5k

The Brewer's Lounge At Pigeon Hill MI

Wear ALL the Green, get festive and enjoy downtown Muskegon in this community 5k! We've seen everything from leprechauns chasing a pot of gold, to runners in kilts and green tutus. What will you wear this year?

$25 – $30

Muskegon St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Downtown Muskegon MI

The annual Muskegon St. Patrick's Day Parade returns! Join us in downtown Muskegon for a full day of Irish celebrations! Families, organizations, fraternal groups, businesses, marching bands, churches and schools are invited to join in the fun and march in this exciting event! Sponsor your “clan” and walk the parade route or design a float […]


Shamrockin’ In Your Shanty!

Downtown Muskegon MI

Shamrockin' In Your Shanty returns to Western Ave in Downtown Muskegon! Celebrate St. Paddy's Day in downtown Muskegon by reserving a spot for your “shanty” (ice shanty, small pop up tent or just seating)! Spend the day with your friends in the social district. You cannot bring your own alcohol to this event - but […]


Free Celtic Concert with CrossBow and Enda Reilly

Delta Hotel by Marriott MI

Live Celtic Music Presented by Michigan Irish Music Festival at Walker's an American Brassiere; located in the Delta Hotels by Marriott Muskegon Convention Center.. Michigan Irish Music Festival brings Enda Reilly and CrossBow to join in the St. Patrick's Day celebrations taking place in Downtown Muskegon. Dublin-born Enda Reilly is a singer/songwriter with lots of credentials. His […]


49th Annual Raising of the Irish Flag

Muskegon County Convention & Visitors Bureau MI

On St. Patrick’s Day proper, the Muskegon Irish American Society/Michigan Irish American Hall of Fame conduct their 49th Annual Raising of the Irish Flag! A brief ceremony, followed by the flag raising, will take place at Noon at the Visit Muskegon Union Depot. Watch the 2021 Flag Raising on TikTok.  March 17 12:00 pm



USS LST 393 Veterans Museum MI

Swing Day On Board the USS LST 393 Downtown Muskegon Featuring the "Governors Own" 126th U.S.Army Jazz Band. $10.00 Single $15.00 Couple 12 & Under Free. Cash Bar. Proceed to Benefit D-DAY Plus. Time 8pm to 11pm Gates open at 7pm.

Muskegon Lake Nature Preserve Grand Reopening

Muskegon Lake Nature Preserve MI

The Muskegon Lake Nature Preserve will celebrate their Grand Reopening on Friday, April 29, 2022 starting at 4:30pm. The preserve is located at 2429 Lake Avenue in North Muskegon, Michigan. The grand reopening is in celebration of the successful completion of a 17 month long habitat and aquatic restoration project that included removing invasive species, […]


Cheers Crawl Finish Line

Olthoff Stage, 425 W.Western, Muskegon,MI MI

On Saturday, April 29, Every Woman's Place will host a cap-off event in downtown Muskegon. Cheers Crawl Finish Line celebrates a month of community support with live outdoor entertainment by local favorite Brena, a Culinary Institute of Michigan Chocolate Booth and a 50/50 Raffle! This event is free to the community!


On Tap and Uncorked

Muskegon Museum of Art MI

On Tap is back! The Muskegon Museum of Art's On Tap & Uncorked will be Friday, April 29 from 5 PM – 6 PM. On Tap & Uncorked combines tastings of Michigan craft beer, cider, and wine with food pairings by local food trucks and restaurants, creating a multi-sensory tasting event with an artistic twist. […]


City of the Dead – Muskegon Meet and Greet

Evergreen Cemetery MI

Have you ever wanted to join the cast for City of the Dead - Muskegon historical walking tour? Join us at the Meet & Greet, bring your friends!


2nd Annual Cruise-in at the USS LST 393

USS LST 393 Veterans Museum MI

Car Show to Benefit the USS LST 393's D-DAY Plus takes place Saturday May 14th at the Mart Dock, located on the shores of Muskegon Lake in Downtown Muskegon. Raffles/50/50 Drawings - Concessions - Culver's Frozen Custard. Entrants $10.00 registration. Dash Plaques for the First 75 Participants. Registration opens at 9am. Trophies for Top 10, […]

Alice in Wonderland Sensory Garden

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon Branch MI

Originally created by the students at North Muskegon Schools, the sensory garden has gotten an Alice in Wonderland themed glow up. Come check our new and improved garden and enjoy refreshments courtesy of the Walker Friends of the Library.


Lunar Eclipse Star Party

Muskegon Astronomical Society MI

Did you know there is a Muskegon Astronomical Society Observatory, and they offer celestial viewing parties? “Star Parties” are scheduled events hosted by MAS members. Visitors are welcome to the May 15th Lunar Eclipse Star Party to view the night sky with through the MAS telescopes. Or, feel free to bring your own telescope! This is […]


Live Music at The Deck with The Legal Immigrants!

The Deck MI

Come on down to The Deck and enjoy live music on the beach featuring The Legal Immigrants! The Legal Immigrants are a Rock n' Roll band based out of Grand Rapids. They refer to themselves as four battered souls banded together. Their genre -phobic style will have something for everyone to enjoy!

Mission For Area People’s 2nd Annual Charity Golf Outing

Stonegate Golf Club MI

Join us for Mission for Area People's 2nd Annual Charity Golf Outing on Friday, May 20, 2022 at Stonegate Golf Club in Twin Lake. This golf outing will raise funds for our Medical Support Fund to help those uninsured and underinsured. This event will be an 18-hole, (4) person team scramble - includes driving range. […]