Fall Events

Autumn is such a great season here in Ludington. You can visit a multitude of festivals, take a fall color tour to view the spectacular oranges, reds and yellows that take over the landscape, and just enjoy the cool, crisp air. Halloween is not just for kids- many local businesses sponsor various parties and events that are fun for the entire family. 

For more information on Trick or Treat dates and locations, read our Halloween story.

Fun Fall Events That Typically Take Place

Octoberfest Craft Beer & Music Festival in downtown Ludington

Halloween Weekend for campers at Ponchos Pond- 5335 W. Wallace Rd. in Ludington. The event includes trick-or-treating, a site decorating contest, kids’ pumpkin carving, costume contest and more. Visit poncho.com to reserve your campsite.

Halloween at the Station for campers at Vacation Station RV Resort- 5061 W. US 10 in Ludington. The event includes spooky train rides, pumpkin decorating, trick-or-treating, and a site decorating contest. Visit vacationstationrvresort.com to reserve your campsite.

Harvest Weekend for campers at Kibby Creek Campground- 4900 W. Deren Rd. in Ludington. Visit kibbycreek.com to reserve your campsite.

Harvest Weekend for campers at Kibby Creek Campground- 4900 W. Deren Rd. in Ludington. Visit kibbycreek.com to reserve your campsite.

Halloween Weekend for campers at Ponchos Pond- 5335 W. Wallace Rd. in Ludington. The event includes trick-or-treating, a site decorating contest, kids’ pumpkin carving, costume contest and more. Visit poncho.com to reserve your campsite.

Haunted Village including free popcorn and apple cider, and a bag of candy for children in costume. There will also be sawmill and weaving demonstrations, and music. Tickets are $7 per person. Historic White Pine Village– 1687 S. Lakeshore Dr. in Ludington.

Haunted Forest to benefit Connexion Point, Inc. $5/person, under 3 free. Not recommended for small children. Drive through. Cartier Park- 1254 N. Lakeshore Dr. in Ludington. 

Run for Your Lives 5k & Half Marathon in Downtown Ludington. Visit downtownludington.org for more information.

Upstreet Pumpkin Palooza at Mason County Reformed Church- 45 S. Amber Rd. in Ludington. Pre-K through 5th Grade kids are invited for games, candy, and pumpkin decorating. Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes.

Halloween Charity Event at Photography by Sue Brown- 1676 W. Hansen Road, Scottville. Free photo with donation to United Way of Mason County. Pre-registration required by visiting signupgenius.com.

Ludrock’s Night of Fright at Ludington Area Center for the Arts- 107 S. Harrison St, Ludington.

Pumpkin Palooza at the Ludington Library- 217 E. Ludington Ave. and the Scottville Library- 204 E. State St.

Halloween Hustle 1-Mile Race beginning at the Cartier Park Gazebo- 1254 N. Lakeshore Dr. in Ludington. 1 Mile Fun Run for students in Grades K-5 at Cartier Park. Runners will begin and end at the gazebo. Drivers must enter from Lakeshore Drive.

Boy Scout Troop 1190 Haunted House at the Community Church- 109 N. Harrison in Ludington.

Spooky Slow RollNight-time bicycle ride, which makes its way around town for about 5 miles. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes, and others will be raffled, to those who are brave enough to ride. Expect surprises.

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