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Ludington Farm Markets & U-Pick Farms

May 24th-September 20th, 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 2-7pm on Fridays at Legacy Plaza on North James Street.

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The market also includes live music from 6-8pm. Here's the schedule of performers for 2024:

  • May 24th, 2024 – Tim Krause
  • May 31st, 2024 – JD & the Bees Knees
  • June 7th, 2024 – Onager performs at the Love Ludington Street Party
  • June 14th, 2024 – Bill Casey & The Railbirds
  • June 21st, 2024 – Seth Brown Duo
  • June 28th, 2024 – Adam Knudsen
  • July 5th, 2024 – Working on Famous
  • July 12th, 2024 – Justin Wierenga
  • July 19th, 2024 – American Ages Band
  • July 26th, 2024 – Rocket Fuel Haulers
  • August 2nd, 2024 – Nick Veine
  • August 9th, 2024 – Meg Gunia
  • August 16th, 2024 – 80 Cows
  • August 23rd, 2024 – Twyce the Band
  • August 30th, 2024 – Benny Hill Band
  • September 6th, 2024 – Benjamin Paetz
  • September 13th, 2024 – Joe Irelan
  • September 20th, 2024 – Two Dudes in Flip Flops

There is also live music in the alley across from Instrumental Music & Sound (109 S. James St.) on Thursday nights from 6-8pm on June 7th-August 29th, 2024. Check our calendar of events for more information.

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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