Photo by Todd & Brad Reed Photography

May, 2022

Calendar of Events

Revving Up for Summer!

Browse by Week

Wednesday, May 4th, 11am

Mason County Garden Club Plant Exchange/Sale
Bring plants to exchange, or purchase plants. Leveaux Park- 900 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington.

Saturday, May 7th, 10am

Historic White Pine Village AND the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum Open for the Season
Historic White Pine Village– 1687 S. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington. Port of Ludington Maritime Museum– 217 S. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington.

Saturday, May 7th, 7pm

“The Special Consensus” Performance
GRAMMY nominated bluegrass band The Special Consensus will perform at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts- 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Get your tickets at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts or online at

Tuesday, May 10th, 10am

Big Sable Point Lighthouse Opens for the Season
Big Sable Point Lighthouse- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Thursday, May 12th, 9am

First Sailing of the Season for the S.S. Badger Carferry
For reservations, call (800) 841-4243.

Saturday, May 14th

MCE Equestrian Speed Show
Caswell Horse Park at Mason County Fairgrounds- 5302 W. US 10, Ludington.

Sunday, May 15th

Mason County Saddle Club Horse Show
Caswell Horse Park at Mason County Fairgrounds- 5302 W. US 10, Ludington.

Sunday, May 15th, 4:30-6pm

Play Tennis Midwest
Free interactive tennis activities, games and play for adults and children age 6 and up. Space is limited. Register at For more information, contact Coach Brown at (517) 745-6113.

Saturday, May 21st, 9am

Ludington Petunia Parade Planting Day
Along Ludington Avenue and around Ludington Municipal Marina, Ludington.

Saturday, May 21st, 9am

RunLudington Harbor Run
Downtown Ludington.

Friday, May 27th-Friday, July 29th

Submissions Accepted for the Celebrating the Ludington State Park Art Exhibit
Artists will display their multi-media artworks celebrating the State Park on August 5th-27th at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts– 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington. Submissions cost $5/piece with a limit of three submissions. For more information or to submit art, visit

Saturday, May 28th & Sunday, May 29th, 10am-4pm

West Shore Family Support Craft Fair
Register by visiting Rotary Park- corner of Ludington Avenue & Lewis Street, Ludington.

Saturday, May 28th, 10am

Ludington Breakwater Light Opens for the Season
Stearns Park- 420 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington.

Check back often for updates to this calendar of events!

Events & Activities by Season


The summer sun brings the season for beach days! Ludington boasts miles of white sand beach, just waiting for you to enjoy!


Enjoy winter activities like skiing, snowshoeing, etc. and take in all the beautiful scenery of a Ludington winter!


It’s springtime… the ground begins to thaw, the sun shows its face more often, and Ludington goes from white to vivid colors.


Autumn presents a wonderful time for slowing down and enjoying a scenic color tour along the country roads of Ludington.