Region 8 -Muskegon to Newaygo
Region 8 -Muskegon to Newaygo
Michigan Life's Region 8 Muskegon and Newaygo Area including Lake County, Mason County, Mecosta County, Muskegon County, Newaygo County, Oceana County and Osceola County Michigan.
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).
May 28th - September 6th, 2021
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.
May 28th - September 19th, 2021
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.
Day after Thanksgiving through January 1, 2022
The Colors of Christmas is a drive-thru wonderland of lights and Christmas displays. Every night from 6:00pm to 11:00pm starting day after Thanksgiving through January 1st!
Open every night 6pm-11pm November 27 - January 1st.
The Colors of Christmas is a drive-thru wonderland of lights and Christmas displays. Every night from 6:00pm to 11:00pm starting the day after Thanksgiving until January 1 - the Croton Township Campground will be open for you and your family to drive through or hike through "The Colors of Christmas" light displays.
2nd & 3rd weeks in February
Pentwater’s Winterfest is the second and third weeks in February and includes a fishing tournament, the Snowman Scram 5K and opportunities to go cross-country skiing in the Pere Marquette State Forest.
Come join us on a sleigh ride through the beautiful countryside of west Michigan. The sleigh trails wind through our third generation family farm which consists of agricultural fields and a beautiful forest that features rolling hills, deep ravines, river bottom and thick swamp.
December 4, 2021 at 2pm
Santa’s comin’ to town! Join us for the Annual Christmas Parade in downtown Montague and Whitehall. The American Legion and VFW will lead the event, along with our generous Title Sponsor, Shepherd & Shepherd Law.
Muskegon Winter Sports Complex is a place to get the family out and active for the winter. We have ice skating, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and luge! You can purchase a season family pass and enjoy the outdoor rink all season! Skate rentals also available.
Season May 10th – October 24, 2021
Nestled among jack pines, just a quick two mile walk along a breathtaking trail, stands Big Sable’s noble black and white tower. At over one hundred feet tall, this historic beacon is a huge attraction for its owner, Ludington State Park.
Join Rainbow Ranch on a horseback ride through the beautiful countryside of western Michigan.
Ride horseback through several miles of trails with scenic views of our third generation family farm, including agricultural fields, rolling hills, deep ravines, river bottom, and thick swamp.
The White Lake area is a beautiful lakefront community in West Michigan. It is made up of the quaint towns of Montague and Whitehall. The White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is located on White Lake near Lake Michigan on the shores of Western Michigan in Muskegon County.
Canceled for September 11-12 2020
Apple & BBQ Cook-Off Festival
Come enjoy this Fall Festival highlighting the Michigan Sanctioned Kansas City BBQ Cook-Off Competition & farm fresh apples of Oceana County. Festival is held in the business district of Silver Lake Sand Dunes located six miles west of US-31 at the Hart/Mears exit 149.
August 10th – 15th 2021
Fairs in Mason County can be traced back to the 1870s. However the present location hosted it’s first fair in 1936. The fair was discontinued for five years during the height of the Great Depression, but in 1936 the Western Michigan Fair Association was formed.
July 12 - 17, 2021
The Mecosta County Free Fair
Mega Arm Band Pass available for advance purchase at Curries BP, 620 Maple, in Big Rapids. Armbands will be sold until 1 hour before the ending of each session and accepted until the end of each session. Sale of evening session armbands will commence at 4:00 pm and accepted from 6:00 pm until 11:00 pm.