The Sunset Side Concessions

Stearns Park "The Beach" is the place to be in Ludington. So come on over, come as you are - SERIOUSLY! NO SHIRT, NO SHOES, NO PROBLEM!

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Several beach goers visit the Sunset Side Concessions. | Sunset Side Concessions

The Sunset Side Concessions has two locations available to serve you--one at each end of Stearns Park Beach at the Lake Michigan shoreline of  downtown Ludington.

 North Beach is located near the entrance of Stearns Park, and South Beach is closest to the pier and playground area. Both North and South Beach locations offer cold drinks such as fresh squeezed lemonade and slush puppies, plus hot dogs, brats, ice cream, and a variety of snacks. South Beach has a substantially wider menu that includes specialty burgers, roast turkey sandwiches, the Flip-Flop – grilled PB & J, and fried treats such as corn dogs, funnel cakes, and the wildly popular Deep Fried Oreos. Each location offers beach essentials like sunscreen, flip flops, inflatable rafts and rings, “noodles”, apparel, sand pails, and beach toys.

Made in Michigan

Proudly, nearly all the food we sell is made in Michigan, with some being produced right here in Mason County and Ludington. Ice cream includes Hudsonville, Country Dairy in New Era and also Homemade Brand (a shout out to our Ohio friends!) The dogs, brats and burgers are from Sanders Meats in Custer and the buns they are served on are baked by McDonald’s Bakery in Ludington.

Why the "Sunset Side"?

Because it’s on the SUNSET SIDE OF MICHIGAN!

The Sunset Side burst onto the scene in 2009, and beach goers were thrilled. Offering the largest menu these little buildings have ever had. Operated by 2nd generation concessionaire Stacy Sutton aka “Beach Mama”, daughter of Cy and Madeline Klopfenstein (State Park Concessionaires 1962-1981), along with daughter Devon and a crew of seasoned employees affectionately referred to as “Beach Family”. Our goal is to serve FUN FOOD as fast as we can.

The Sunset Side Concessions offers a large variety of desserts! | Sunset Side Concessions

Wishing you good times, great memories and peace, love and Deep Fried Oreos! Visit our North Beach and South Beach Concessions today.


Open 7 days a week from mid-May to early September.
​South Beach Hours: 11:00am – 10:00pm
North Beach Hours: 11:00am – 9:00pm (hours may vary, weekends only till early June then 7 days a week)

The Sunset Side - South Beach Menu

Quarter-Pound Burgers

add chips & small drink — $2.00
add chips, side & small drink — $3.00

Basic Hamburger– $4.50

Cheeseburger – $5.00

Deluxe Hamburger – $6.00

Bacon & Cheese Burger – $6.00

Lumberjack – $6.00
Mushroom, onion, green pepper and Swiss

Sunburn – $6.00
Bleu cheese, celery or lettuce and wing sauce

Big Cheese – $6.00
Bleu, Swiss and American

Pizza Burger – $6.00
Pepperoni, marinara and cheese

Olive – $6.00
Green ones and Swiss

Big Kahuna – $7.85
Bacon, pineapple, cream cheese, banana peppers, and sweet chili sauce

Shroom & Swiss – $6.00
Mushrooms, grilled onions, cheese & steak sauce

Blues Burger – $6.95
Bacon, grilled onions, bleu cheese, BBQ sauce

Hot Rod – $6.95
American cheese, lettuce, tomato, Sriracha, mayo and bacon

Mac Daddy – $8.25
2, 1/4 lb. patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onion, on a bakery bun

Breakwall $9.50
A double, topped with fries, grilled onions,
bacon and cheese. Open wide for this one!!

Son of a Burger $6.00
lettuce, swiss, and horseradish sauce

Dogs & Brats

Hot Dog – $3.00

Cheese Dog – $4.00

Chili Dog– $4.00

Chili Cheese Dog – $5.00

Taco Dog– $5.00

Swiss Onion Dog – $5.00

Slaw Dog– $5.00

Surf Dog – $5.00

Corn Dog– $3.50

Brat – $4.00

Loaded Brat– $5.00

Island Dog – $6.00

Island Brat– $6.00

Corn Brat – $4.00

Snacks & Treats

Deep Fried Oreos– $5.95

Cookies N’ Cream Extreme Oreos – $7.75

Funnel Cake – $4.70
With Vanilla and Hershey’s Syrup – $7.25

Cotton Candy – 
Cone – $3.00 Bag – $4.25

Candy – $1.25
King Size – $2.00

Caramel Corn  – $3.00

Lg Sea Salt – $6.00

Nachos  – $4.00

Nachos with Meat – $5.00

Deluxe Nacho  – $5.50

Macho Nacho – $6.00

Soft Pretzel  – $4.00

Soft Pretzel with Cheese – $4.50

Cinnamon Pretzel  – $4.00

Cinnamon Pretzel with Icing – $4.50

French Fries  – $4.00

Cheese Fries – $4.75

Chili Cheese Fries  – $5.75

Chips – $1.00

Ice Cream

We rotate 40 flavors throughout the season! 

Regular Cone, Sugar Conoe or Dish – $3.75

Waffle Cone  – $5.50

Kids Cone – $3.00

Wizdang (some people call it a float) – $4.50
Scoop of vanilla topped with your choice of soda pop

Hurricane – $5.00
Your slush just got cooler. Scoop of vanilla topped with slush.


Frozen Novelties

Bomb Pops – $3.00

Dibs – $3.00

Neapolitan Ice Cream Sandwich – $3.00

Tollhouse Cookie Sandwich – $3.00

M&M Cookie Sandwich – $3.00

Oreo Cookie Sandwich – $3.00

Birthday Cake Bar – $3.00

Character Faces – $3.00


Iced Cappuccino 16oz – $3.50

Iced Chai Tea Latte 16oz – $3.50

Pop or Iced Tea
Sm – $1.50 M $1.75 Lg $2.00 XL $2.75

Gatorade – $2.00

Bottled Water – $1.50

Beach Blast Soda – $2.50
Our version of Baja Blast

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade – $5.00

Slush – 
16oz $3.00 Sour $3.25 24oz souvenir Cup $5.99
Blue Raspberry, Mango, Watermelon, Melonberry, Bango, Strawberry-Kiwi, & The Sunset Slushie

8oz $1.50 16 $2.00

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