Calendar of Events

2023 Local Events

Note: All events are subject to change

May 4-7  Opening Weekend-Volunteers Camp for Free

May 6  Pentwater Brews & Beats (check for updates)

May 26-29   Memorial Day Weekend
Three-night minimum stay

June 10-11  Free Fishing Weekend

Enjoy a weekend of free fishing (no State of Michigan license required).

June 17 Pentwater Spring Fest (check for updates)
Arts, Crafts & Antiques

July TBD Fireworks in Pentwater from Charles Mears State Park

Fireworks viewed from the campground beach.

July 4  Fireworks in Ludington (check for updates)

July 4  Fireworks at Silver Lake Sand Dunes (check for updates)

July 10  Ludington Lakestride 5k, 10k, & Half Marathon (check for updates)

Aug tbd  Pentwater Homecoming Weekend (check for updates)

Aug tbd Annual Oceana County Fair (check for updates)

Aug 26-27 Pentwater Sidewalk Sales (check for updates)

Sept. 1-4 Labor Day Weekend
Three-night minimum stay

Sept 8-9 Silver Lake Apple & Barbecue Festival (check for updates)

Sept tbd Fall Fest Arts and Crafts Show (check for updates)

Sept. 28-Oct. 1 Free Camping – Volunteer Weekend 

Free camping to those who volunteer around camp (taking down tents, moving equipment, etc.)

Oct tbd Pentwater Classic Car & Hot Rod Show-Oktoberfest (check for updates)

For more ideas on what to do near Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat:


  • 5807 Ridge Rd
    Pentwater, MI 49449

    Director, Erik Bengston
    Call or email to make reservations

  • 231-869-5627
  • Directions