West Michigan Events for July 2019

There’s nothing more fun than July in West Michigan!

Ludington Offshore Classic Fishing Tournament & Big Boys Tournament

July 18, 2019 - July 24, 2019

The Ludington Offshore Classic is an annual Great Lakes sports fishing tournament. Thursday, July 19 is the Ruboy Thursday shootout, Friday is Ladies & Kids Tournament and Saturday & Sunday is the Pro/Am Tournament. The next week Tuesday & Wednesday is the Big Boys Tournament.

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Kaleva Days

July 19, 2019 - July 21, 2019

Kaleva Days festival includes Kaleva School Reunion, food, softball tournament, car show, pony rides, games and contests, parade, arts and crafts, and fireworks.

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MCFE Summer Cizzler Series Show

July 20, 2019 - July 21, 2019
Mason County Fairgrounds, 5302 US-10 Ludington, MI + Google Map

Horse show.

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Manistee Saints vs. Mid-Michigan Starz

July 20, 2019 - July 21, 2019
Reitz Park, 90 Park Ave. Manistee, MI + Google Map

Semi-pro baseball. Games played at 1pm and 3:15pm both days.

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Live Music with M&M

July 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Sands Golf Course & Bucket Bar, 2501 N Wilson Rd Mears, MI 49436 United States + Google Map

Family friendly. No cover charge.

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Concerts in the Park: Scottville Clown Band

July 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Onekama Village Park, Portage Ave. Onekama, MI + Google Map
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Manistee Shoreline Showcase: Planet D Nonet

July 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Douglas Park, 100 S Lakeshore Dr Manistee, MI United States + Google Map

Midwest’s premier swinging little big band. Rain location: Manistee Youth Armory Project Building- 555 1st St. in Manistee.

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Scottville Clown Band Shell Series: Mason County Civic Band

July 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Scottville Clown Band Shell, 105 W. Green St. Scottville, MI + Google Map
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Nights at the Lights: Wyatt and Sherri Knapp

July 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Little Sauble Lighthouse, 287 N. Lighthouse Dr. Mears, MI + Google Map

Michigan husband and wife duo.

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LACA Summer Concert Series: Planet D Nonet

July 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Waterfront Park, 391 S. William St. Ludington, MI + Google Map

Midwest’s premier swinging little big band. Waterfront Park, Ludington. Rain location: Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St.

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Echo through the Timber: The Soul Message Band

July 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Wenger Pavilion, 858 Michigan Ave. Baldwin, MI + Google Map

Soul, Hammond B3 jazz.

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State Park Music: Ben Bedford

July 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Ludington State Park, 8800 M-116 Ludington, MI 49431 + Google Map

Hosted by Friends of Ludington State Park. Programs are free, Michigan Recreation Passport required for entry into the state park. Ludington State Park Amphitheater.

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Pirates of Lake Michigan Shoreline Cruise

July 24, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lake Michigan Carferry, 701 Maritime Dr. Ludington, MI + Google Map

Passengers board the ship at 8:30pm and then cruise the Ludington shoreline from 9-11pm. Ticket price is $42 and includes the Party Buffet, desserts, and soft drinks. Two cash bars will be available with drink specials.

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The Foreigner: A Comedy

July 25, 2019 - July 28, 2019

Performances Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm. Directed by Rick Plummer.

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Antique Car Show

July 25, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Oakview Medical Care Facility, 1001 Diana St. Ludington, MI + Google Map

Sponsored by Pere Marquette Motoring Club and held in the Oakview parking lot.

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Live in the Plaza: Eric Engblade

July 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Legacy Plaza (formerly James St. Plaza), 112 N. James St. Ludington, MI + Google Map
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Music on the Commons: Smokin Dobroleles

July 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Downtown Hart Hart, MI United States + Google Map
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Roots on the River concert: Roger Brown Trio

July 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Manistee Jaycees Bandshell, 1st St. Beach Manistee, MI + Google Map
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Sunset Beach Bonfire

July 25, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Bring your blanket or beach chair to the south end of Stearns Beach from 8-10pm and enjoy a huge bonfire while listening to live music by the Pangea Steel Drum Band.

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Pentwater Civic Band Performance

July 25, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pentwater Village Green, 327 S. Hancock St. Pentwater, MI + Google Map

The Pentwater Civic Band is comprised of local residents and visitors who play together for the love of music.

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Arcadia Daze

July 26, 2019 - July 28, 2019

Events include an arts/crafts show, auto muster, 5k race, kids fishing and games, entertainment, grand parade, and post-parade concert featuring the Scottville Clown Band.

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Stratford on the Avenue Theatre Festival

July 26, 2019 - July 28, 2019
Rotary Park, W. Ludington Ave. Ludington, MI 49431 + Google Map

Performances Friday and Saturday at 7pm, Sunday at 2pm. Presented by Stage Left Theatre Company.

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Friday Night Live

July 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

There are many reasons to be in Ludington in the heart of summer, and one of them is the very popular Friday Night Live. Scheduled for four Friday nights in July and August, FNL features music, food, and great family activities.

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Summer Sounds: Channing & Quinn

July 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Michigan Legacy Arts Park, 12500 Crystal Mountain Dr. Thompsonville, MI + Google Map

Vocals combined with instrumentation and tap dancing. General admission $10, kids 12 & under free.

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Music at the Hart Historic District: Road Less Traveled

July 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Hart Historic District, 501 Lincoln St. Hart, MI + Google Map
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Manistee Saints vs. Midland Tribe

July 27, 2019 - July 28, 2019
Reitz Park, 90 Park Ave. Manistee, MI + Google Map

Semi-pro baseball. Games played at 1pm and 3:15pm both days.

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Art Ramble

July 27, 2019 - July 28, 2019

Saturday from 10am-5pm, Sunday from 11am-5pm. A woodland gallery hop featuring the work of a dozen artists. Loon’s Moon Lakeside, 2160 N. 32nd St. Fountain, and Art Full Codgers Gallery, 58 Taylor Road, Branch.

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Hart Downtown Car Show

July 27, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Downtown Hart Hart, MI United States + Google Map
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ReJoyce Arts and Crafts Show

July 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Joyce Historical Home, 201 S. Washington Ave. Ludington, MI + Google Map

Christmas in July. Joyce Historical Home.

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Big Sable Point Lighthouse Bus Tour & Music by High Lonesome

July 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Big Sable Point Lighthouse, 5611 N. Lighthouse Ludington, MI + Google Map

Music by High Lonesome from 1:30-3:30pm. Buses transport visitors from the park ranger’s house located just inside Ludington State Park to the lighthouse and back for an additional transportation fee. The round-trip fee is $5 for adults and $2 for children 12 & under.

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Nights at the Lights: Local Dulcimer Musicians

July 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
White River Light Station, 6199 Murray Rd. Whitehall, MI
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Pentwater Last Saturday of the Month Art Stroll

July 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Pentwater Pentwater, MI United States + Google Map

Stroll through downtown Pentwater for an evening of art. Participating galleries are Jilly’s Gallery, Petri on Hancock Street, Petri Gallery on Second Street, The Ramp (Hancock Building), Kook’s Eye, and Art on the Town.

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West Shore Bank Rhythm & Dunes Concert: Your Generation

July 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Waterfront Park, 391 S. William St. Ludington, MI + Google Map

Free community concert with donations accepted to support local high school music programs.

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Pure Pro Wrestling

July 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
VFW Walsh Post 4499, 2811 28th St. Manistee, MI + Google Map
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Sounds from the Forest: Planet D Nonet

July 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wenger Pavilion, 858 Michigan Ave. Baldwin, MI + Google Map

Midwest’s premier swinging little big band. In Wenger Pavilion behind Jones Ice Cream.

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State Park Music: Jim Key Dulcimer Music

July 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Ludington State Park, 8800 M-116 Ludington, MI 49431 + Google Map

Hosted by Friends of Ludington State Park. Programs are free, Michigan Recreation Passport required for entry into the state park. Ludington State Park Amphitheater.

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Ludington Lighthouse Triathlon

July 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Stearns Park, 100 N. Lakeshore Dr. Ludington, MI + Google Map
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Sunday Jazz Brunch in the Park: LHS Jazz Band

July 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Waterfront Park, 391 S. William St. Ludington, MI + Google Map

Free, live outdoor concert series featuring local jazz artists.

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Live Music with Rick & Jerry

July 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Sands Golf Course & Bucket Bar, 2501 N Wilson Rd Mears, MI 49436 United States + Google Map

Country & blues duo. Family friendly. No cover charge.

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Concerts in the Park: Elvis Tribute by Jake Slater

July 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Onekama Village Park, Portage Ave. Onekama, MI + Google Map
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Manistee Shoreline Showcase: Petra VanNuis with the Phil DeGreg Trio

July 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Douglas Park, 100 S Lakeshore Dr Manistee, MI United States + Google Map

A-list jazz vocals and instrumentalists. Rain location: Manistee Youth Armory Project Building- 555 1st St. in Manistee.

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Scottville Clown Band Shell Series: Jim Dodson

July 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Scottville Clown Band Shell, 105 W. Green St. Scottville, MI + Google Map

Acoustic Favorites.

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