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Family Friendly Events

January, 2023

Ludington does a fantastic job of hosting events and activities that include the whole family. There’s so much happening that is geared specifically toward kids and families as a whole, and that’s part of what makes being here so amazing!

Every season in Ludington has it’s unique, fun things to do for kids of all ages- from babies up to the “young at heart”. Indoors or outdoors, no matter the time of year, there’s always something great going on along the lakeshore for families to experience together!

In addition to the following list, check out all the special events and programs provided by Sandcastles Children’s Museum and the Ludington and Scottville branches of the Mason County District Libraries.

Historic White Pine Village
Port of Ludington Maritime Musuem

Here’s a list of family friendly events happening in Ludington in January

Each Saturday in January, 2023

Guided Snowshoe Walk
Hike is free and a limited amount of snowshoes are available to use. Walks begin and end at the Ludington State Park Warming Shelter- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Saturday, January 7th, 2023
6-8pm

Great Start Collaborative Winter Book Walk
Families are invited to walk, snowshoe, or ski the lantern lit path at the Ludington State Park. The first 100 families will receive a signed copy of the book “I Wish to Be a Christmas Tree” by Colleen Monroe. There will be a bonfire and free warm beverages at the amphitheater.

Saturday, January 7th, 2023
6-8pm

Lantern Lit Snowshoe Walk
Free walk with bonfire and warm beverages provided. Walks are approximately 1 mile and begin and end at the Ludington State Park Warming Shelter- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Amber Elk Ranch

January 13th-15th, 2023
9:30am-3pm

Elvis Extravaganza
“Occasionally Elvis” Bill Burnette will perform his impersonation show on Friday from 5-7pm, Saturday from 12-2pm AND 5-7:30pm, and on Sunday from 1-3pm. There will be Elvis specials and free ice cream with any meal. House of Flavors Restaurant- 402 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington.

Saturday, January 21st, 2023
6-8pm

Lantern Lit Snowshoe Walk
Free walk with bonfire and warm beverages provided. Walks are approximately 1 mile and begin and end at the Ludington State Park Warming Shelter- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Current Events in Ludington

Pure Ludington Brrrewfest

The Pure Ludington Brrrewfest hosts breweries that offer patrons a taste of their beers, wines, ciders, and meads from all around Michigan.

Fishing Tournaments & Events

Ludington fishing tournaments give anglers a chance to add a little money to their pocket in addition to the fish in their bucket.