What to See and Do
What to See and Do while in Michigan.
November 25, 2022
Family fun tradition since 1980! Kick off your holiday season with the Fantasy of Lights! Enjoy local dining and shopping, meet Santa and his reindeer and watch one of the longest running holiday parades in the area!
Take in the beautiful vista of the Mackinac Bridge, the north entrance to the Heritage Route. Spend the day at the 100+ shops in Mackinaw City. Bike on the 62-mile North Central State Trail past sparkling inland lakes and along the Lake Huron shoreline. Float down the 38-mile inland waterway from Lake Huron to Crooked Lake.
Enjoy autumns fall color traveling north on M-37 Old Center Road up the center of Old Mission Peninsula into Grand Traverse Bay. The route twists and turns over the hills of beautiful terrain and dotted with vineyards finally reaching the peak of the peninsula at Old Mission Lighthouse and State Park at Lake Michigan.
Saturday & Sunday
October 1 & 2, 2022
Our weekend festival features live music, activities, games, demonstrations and a tractor drawn wagon ride. You can also enjoy delicious eats & treats from one of the visiting food trucks. In our General Store you can purchase beverages, old time candy & other snacks
Friday & Saturday | Sept 30 - Oct 29, 2022
All 140 acres have been lost onto a haze of despair. Local people have tried to face their fears on the Wagons of Fear only to be trapped with the dead that wander the woods.
A new darkness has covered the farm and it surrounds Samara’s Retirement Home for the dead…better our house than yours!
Make a day of the Big Apple in the fall, where this property features our famous and spooky fall haunted attractions. Home to Michigan’s best Zombie Paintball experience, guests can take a thrilling wagon ride through corn fields filled with frightening characters.
Friday September 23, 2022
Blake’s Monster Dash is a 5k run on gravel trails around the family-owned 800-acre Blake Farm. The 5k race will take you through our haunted hayride and zombie paintball scenes with live actors.
Allegan County, Michigan is situated among the rolling farmlands, grasslands, forests, lakes, and streams of the southwestern portion of the Lower Peninsula. It is an area of incredible scenic beauty and historical significance, with many parts of the county existing much as they did 100 years ago.
Western Michigan Fall Tradition - Passengers are entertained during the journey by THE GRAND PUMPKIN, SCARECROW & LITTLE CROW!
Each paid child's ticket includes a free, locally grown pumpkin the kids can pick from our Pumpkin Patch at the end of the ride.
Children under 2 yrs ride free and also get a Pumpkin.
The Detroit International RiverWalk spans more than three miles, from Rose Parks Blvd. to the Belle Isle Bridge, along the Detroit River you can spend time walking or biking through the well designed path and gardens to enjoy the nature and fall splendor.
September 9-10, 2022
Award winning barbecue will once again be smokin' up Main Street from Grand River to First Street; serving up ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket, pork tenderloin, sweet treats, specialty mac n' cheese and much more. Come and check out some amazing vendors, and put in your vote for the People's Choice Best Barbecue!
Every year we are open, we have more fun that the year before. We expect this year to be the same. Our maze, pumpkin patch, and horse drawn wagon rides all waiting for you still at the same low prices as the day we opened in 2007 (see details below).
October 1st, 2022
Our autumn extravaganza showcases all that is fall in Michigan. Main Street is lined with homemade scarecrows created by community members and businesses. Prizes will be awarded to the top three scarecrows.
July 21 - 24 2022
The Sunflower Festival is an annual festival celebrated in Mayville, Michigan.
Gull Meadow Farms in Southwest Michigan's Fall Destination for Family Fun!
6 nights only!!
Oct 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 2022
Gather your friends and walk the haunted trail. IF you get out, come to the food tent for nourishment or the beer tent for adult beverages. The Howling Haunted Trail is 6 nights only. This event is not for young kids or those who scare easily. All proceeds benefit Adopt-A-Pet of Fenton.
July 24 – 30, 2022
Lenawee County Fair is a family friendly event kicked off with a parade and a full schedule of 4H events, carnival rides, food tent, truck pulls, live entertainment, and more!
2022 Dates: TBA
The Fraser Lions Club Festival is a family friendly event with carnival rides, beer and food tent, vendors, live entertainment, a fireworks display, and more!
JULY 4 @ 9:00 AM
This annual event held on the 4th of July! Professional stone skippers will bring their best skipping skills and compete for the much coveted trophy! There will also be a Gerplunking Division (age 5 & under), a Pebbles Division (ages 6-12), and an Open Division (age 13 & up).
Buttersville Park Beach is a dog-friendly beach south of Ludington and a little less crowded than the beaches closer to downtown. Follow the scenic drive to the Buttersville Peninsula to this quiet escape off the beaten path.
May - September
Just down the shore from Big Sable stands the Ludington North Breakwater Light, another charge of SPLKA’s and a partner with the City of Ludington. This 1924 light is also open for tours and tower climbs and boasts a vibrant green light from its tower.
Just south of Ludington is a magical world of seventy foot sand dunes and evergreen forests. Here, burrowed amidst the Silver Lake State Park sand dunes, stands the spectacular Little Sable Point Lighthouse.
Join Cooks Family Farm for a horse drawn sleigh ride through God’s country! Private sleigh rides run around 40 minute with hot chocolate and cookies to follow. The Sleighs can hold between 10-12 adults.
Call and make reservations for the season.