The Ludington Skate Plaza is a popular spot for kids with skateboards or in-line skates, and also draws spectators to Stearns Park.
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Ludington Farm Markets & U-Pick Farms
One of the best things about Ludington is the fresh goodness of locally grown fruits and vegetables. Various farm markets around the region offer a bounty of the best-tasting produce around. Shopping for fresh produce is convenient, with many of the local farm markets open from May until September or October.
Downtown Ludington hosts a farmer’s market each summer which features not only farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, but other homemade/homegrown goodness.
For 2022, it operates from 3pm-7pm on Fridays from May 27th-September 23rd. It is located at the North James Street Plaza.
Although the seasons are dependent upon the weather, we’ve listed the time periods when local crops typically are harvested.
Asparagus, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Strawberries
July-August: Apples, Blackberries, Blueberries, Cherries, Corn, Green Beans, Peaches, Raspberries, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Watermelons, Zucchini
September-October: Apples, Green Beans, Tomatoes, Watermelons, Zucchini
More Activities & Attractions in Ludington...
Within the downtown Ludington region, several murals grace the façades of local area businesses, telling stories of the area’s rich history.
Todd & Brad Reed Photography Hamlin Lake Located along the western shore of Hamlin Lake is the Ludington State Park. Within the park
Just blocks from the beach is the heart of downtown Ludington, where you can shop, dine, and enjoy summertime events.
Ludington’s North Breakwater Light is the number one lighthouse to see in Michigan! Take a trip along the breakwater path to see it up close!
Disc golf is a big deal here in the Ludington area, with up to 20,000 people per year visiting one of our six courses.
A children’s flotilla that’s a miniature replica of the historic S.S. Badger carferry. Children get to ride in one of many “cars”.
Ludington has many beautiful beaches and parks to explore. Enjoy a day on the shores of Lake Michigan or take in the scenery at a local park.
Your pet should feel right at home in Ludington. There are many businesses that allow pets and parks and beaches for them to play on.
Step back in the past and learn about Ludington’s rich maritime history at the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum.