List: Summer festivals around West Michigan

Father with daughter on shoulders at carnival

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOTV)- Summer is festival season in West Michigan! Every weekend is action packed from the tip of The Mit all the way down the lakeshore. Check out the summer festival schedule:

Grand Rapids

Ionia Free Fair 
July16-25

Grand Rapids Balloon Festival
July 24-25

Byron Days Festival 
July 24-26

Saugatuck Venetian Festival 
July 24-26

GRandJazzFest
August 15-15

Suds on the Shore Craft Beer & Wine Festival – Ludington
August 15

Grand Haven

Grand Haven Art Festival
June 27, 2015
10:00 AM / 05:00 PM

4th of July Fireworks
9:45-10:45 PM

Open House/Star Party
July 18, 2015
9:00 PM- 12:15 AM

Coast Guard Festival
July 24-August 2: All day

Kalamazoo

Irish Festival of Kalamazoo
Friday, June 27 at 4:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 28 at 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival 2015
July 1-5

Jesus Loves Kalamazoo “One Worship”
Sunday, July 6 at 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Kalamazoo Blues Festival
Thursday, July 10 at 5:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Friday, July 11 at 5:00 p.m. – 12:45 a.m.
Saturday, July 12 at 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 a.m.

Taste of Kalamazoo
Thursday, July 24 at 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Friday, July 25 at 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Saturday, July 26 at 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 a.m.

Leilapalooza Music Festival – Battle Creek
July 25

Community Advocates Ribfest
Thursday, August 7 at 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Friday, August 8 at 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Saturday, August 9 at 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 a.m.

International Summerfest – Battle Creek
August 8

Kalamazoo County Fair
August 10-15

Wright for Kids Arcadia Rock Fest
Friday, August 15 at 4:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Saturday, August 16 at 1:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Movie in the Park: Hunger Games
Friday, September 5 at 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Muskegon

Lake Effect Lights Boater Parade
Saturday, June 27 all day event

Community Paddle 2015
Saturday, June 27 all day event

Michigan’s Adventure Park Opens!
Sunday, June 28 all day event

Lakeshore Art Festival
Friday, July 3 all day event

Muskegon RockStock
Friday, July 3 all day
Saturday, July 4 all day

July 4th Fireworks Celebration
Saturday, July 4 all day

Lakeshore Arts Festival
Saturday, July 4 all day

Egelston Wolf Lake Festival
Friday, July 10
Saturday, July 11

Muskegon County Youth Fair
July 22-26

Northside Family Fun Fest
August 6-8

 

 

South Haven

Classic Wooden Boat Show Festival
June 20

HarborFest
June 18-21

Cottage Walk
June 27, Noon – 5 PM

77th annual sailing of the Queen’s Cup Race
June 26 – 28

Fireworks: Light up the Lake!
July 3, approximately 10:30 PM on the Lakefront.

57th Summer Art Fair Weekend
July 3 – 4, 10 AM-5 PM

4th of July Parade
July 4, Downtown AT 11 AM 

Garden Club Walk
July 11

Canoe Building Class
August 19 – 21

South Haven Center for the Arts Exhibition
July 31

Steelheaders Annual Fish Boil
August 8, Starts at 4 PM 

National Blueberry Festival
August 6 – 9

Airport Fly-In & Pancake Breakfast
August 9

Steelheaders Perch Tournament
Aug 15, 2015: Yellow Perch Fishing Tournament. $15 Registration Fees/Person. Payout Cash & Prizes Based on Entries. Fishing Times 7am-Noon. Weigh-In 1:30pm @ Moose Lodge. Top 35 fish = payout + Heaviest Goby Weight Awarded Prize as Well! For more info, call (269) 214-6934.

Lakeshore Harvest Country Bike Tour
August 15, Registration is open from 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Riders should be off of the course before 3:30 p.m. 

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