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Ludington Farm Markets & U-Pick Farms

May-September 2024

Downtown Ludington hosts a artisan/farmer’s market each summer which features farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, homegrown flowers, homemade foods, and many other craft/gift items.

The market operates from 3pm-7pm on Fridays from May 26th-September 22nd, 2023. It is located at the Legacy Plaza on North James Street.

The Market
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The market also includes live music from 5-7pm. Here's who performed in 2023:

  • Tim Krause
  • JD & the Bees Knees
  • Love Ludington Street Party
  • Road Less Traveled
  • Justin Wierenga
  • Eric Engblade Duo
  • Adam Knudsen Duo
  • Twyce the Band
  • American Ages
  • July 28th – Ravon
  • Aug. 4th – Nick Veine
  • Aug. 11th – 80 Cows
  • Aug. 18th – John Merchant with special guest, Angela Corbin
  • Aug. 25th – Benjamin Paetz
  • Sep. 1st – Joe Irelan
  • Sept. 8th – Two Dudes in Flip Flops
  • Sept. 15th – Eric Nassau Duo
  • Sept. 22nd – Road Less Traveled

There is also live music at Legacy Plaza on Thursday nights from 5-7pm throughout the summer. Stay tuned for more information!

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Ludington Harvests

Although the seasons are dependent upon the weather, we’ve listed the time periods when local crops typically are harvested.

Late April-June

Asparagus, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Strawberries


Apples, Blackberries, Blueberries, Cherries, Corn, Green Beans, Peaches, Raspberries, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Watermelons, Zucchini


Apples, Green Beans, Tomatoes, Watermelons, Zucchini

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