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When you visit the surrounding area of Castle in the Country, our Innkeepers would love to expand your getaway experience! From Brewery Tours to Antique Markets, Grilling Classes to Festivals, we’ll share our suggestions for great activities on our curated list of the best events in Michigan! Whether you’re a local looking for something new, in town for a day or two, or visiting for a week, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Experience it all with a stay at our extraordinary Allegan bed and breakfast Inn.  We’re located within a 30 mile radius of Saugatuck, Holland, South Haven and Kalamazoo Michigan.

June, 2024
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Mon-Sun June All Dates, 2024 Oval Beach Park

Celebrated around the world for its beautiful sweep of shoreline and backdrop of rolling dunes, this is the main beach in Saugatuck Michigan. Oval Beach Park is open all year from 8am – 10pm.  A daily vehicle entrance fee of $15 (8am – 9pm) is required from Memorial Day thru Labor Day. Beach entry is free from Labor Day thru Memorial Day.

Click here for more info

Location: Saugatuck, MI – 32 miles

Thu & Sat June 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 27, 29, 2024 Music in the Vineyards — Fenn Valley Vineyards

Relax and enjoy live music with a breathtaking view of the vineyards. Runs every Thursday from 5:30-7:30pm and Saturday from 2-5pm, weather permitting.

  • June 1: Ben Traverse (Folk)
  • June 6: Rock Shop Duo (Blues, Classic Rock)
  • June 8: Dave & Connie D (Eclectic Acoustic)
  • June 13: The Mickeys (Indie Folk)
  • June 15: Wyatt & Shari Knapp (Americana)
  • June 20: Serita Black Rose (Funk, Rock, Blues)
  • June 27: McKinney & Brown (Country)
  • June 29: Diane & Lisa (Jazz, Blues, Boogie-Woogie)

Click here for more info

Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

Wed & Sat June 1,4,8,11,15,18,22,25,29, 2024 Holland Farmers Market

Over 100 vendors gather in Holland to make for one of the best farmers markets in the area! You’ll find fresh fruits and vegetables, beautiful plants and bouquets of flowers, freshly baked goods, all-natural honey and maple syrup, farm-fresh cheese, eggs, and meat — and more! You may even spot Herb picking up a few things for the inn. The market is open mid-May thru mid-December from 8am – 2pm (subject to change based on the season).

Click here for more info

Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Fri June 7, 2024 Jump Into Summer at the SCA

Nothing says Michigan summer more than a FREE outdoor concert with beloved musicians including headliner Joe Hertler + The Rainbow Seekers, family-friendly activities, snacks, craft beverages, and a rocking, weekend-long party! 5-9pm at Coghlin Park in Saugatuck.

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Location: Saugatuck, MI – 30 miles

Fri June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2024 Rollin’ on the River

Start every weekend of summer with live music on the Allegan Riverfront! Rollin’ on the River is a free, weekly Friday night concert series from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm on the Allegan Riverfront Stage featuring touring musicians from across the country. Live music starts at 7 pm.

Click here for more info

Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

Sat June 8, 2024 Downtown Allegan Bridgefest

Bridgefest is a community festival that has been celebrating Allegan’s Old Iron Bridge and the start of summer since the mid-1980s. The all-day event features activities for kids and adults, music and entertainment, food and beverages, fireworks, and more on the second Saturday of June. The event runs from 11am – 10pm.

Click here for more info

Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

Mon June 10, 17, 24, 2024 Fork in the Road: A Food Truck Rally

Food truck takeover in Downtown Allegan! Enjoy a rotating selection of food every Monday from a variety of trucks and trailers from around West Michigan.

Click here for more information.

Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

Fri & Sat June 14 & 15, 2024 South Haven HarborFest

Come out and enjoy Rides, Games, Craft Vendors, Delicious Food, and of course, FREE Live Music!!

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Location: South Haven, MI – 25 miles

Sat June 22, 2024 Fenn Valley Wine Festival

Fenn Valley Wine Festival takes place in the middle of their stunning 240 acre property with live music, local food, wine tastings and demonstrations!Get the case discount (15%) on 6 bottles of wine or more! We are also offering an extra 5% off on purchases of one case and above.

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Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

Sun June 30, 2024 Allegan Antiques Market

Antiques Magazine rates the Allegan Antiques Market as “One of the Ten Best Shows in America.”  You’ll find a large diversity of merchandise quality and quantity. There is truly something for everyone. Held the last Sunday from May to September each year, this is truly a “go-to” spot on our list.

Admission: $5 per person
Parking is always FREE
Show hours: 8am – 4pm

Click here for more information.

Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

 

July, 2024
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Mon July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2024 Fork in the Road: A Food Truck Rally

Food truck takeover in Downtown Allegan! Enjoy a rotating selection of food every Monday from a variety of trucks and trailers from around West Michigan.

Click here for more information.

Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

Sun-Sat July All Dates, 2024 Oval Beach Park

Celebrated around the world for its beautiful sweep of shoreline and backdrop of rolling dunes, this Saugatuck Michigan beach is a “must see” destination.  Oval Beach Park is open all year from 8 a.m. -10 p.m. The daily vehicle entrance fee is $15 from May-October (8am – 9pm).  Free parking is available after 9:00 p.m. May-October and everyday November – April.

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Location: Saugatuck, MI – 32 miles

Sun-Sat July All Dates, 2024 Wild West Ranch

Wild West Ranch is a family owned and operated ranch that offers guided horseback rides, carriage rides, and sleigh rides in the winter! Less than 30 minutes away from our B&B, enjoy their beautiful property and cozy up for an adventure with the one you love!

Click here for more info

Location: Fennville, MI – 18 miles

Wed July 3, 2024 July 3 Jubilee

Celebrate the birth of the country with this patriotic community festival featuring food, live music, activities, and fireworks on the 3rd of July!

Food — 5-10pm
Parade — 5:30pm
Live Music — 6-10pm
Fireworks — 10:15pm

Click here for more info

Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

Wed & Sat July 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31, 2024 Holland Farmers Market

Over 100 vendors gather in Holland to make for one of the best farmers markets in the area! You’ll find fresh fruits and vegetables, beautiful plants and bouquets of flowers, freshly baked goods, all-natural honey and maple syrup, farm-fresh cheese, eggs, and meat — and more! You may even spot Herb picking up a few things for the inn. The market is open mid-May thru mid-December from 8am – 2pm (subject to change based on the season).

Click here for more info

Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Thu & Sat July 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 2024 Music in the Vineyards — Fenn Valley Vineyards

Relax and enjoy live music with a breathtaking view of the vineyards. Runs every Thursday from 5:30-7:30pm and Saturday from 2-5pm, weather permitting.

  • July 4: Kevin McDaniel & Jerry Huber (Classic Rock and Oldies)
  • July 6: Dan G (Acoustic Americana)
  • July 11: Allie Garland & Sean Gibson (Rock, Country, Instrumentals/Vocalists)
  • July 13: Jesse Jones (Acoustic)
  • July 18: Michael & Sophie McIntosh (R&B, Motown, Pop, Classic Rock)
  • July 20: Aaron Wright (Acoustic Americana)
  • July 25: Bob Wallis (Pop, Folk, Contemporary)
  • July 27: Down River Dan (Blues, Rock Guitarist)

Click here for more info

Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

Fri July 5, 12, 19, 26, 2024 Rollin' On The River

Start every weekend of summer with live music on the Allegan Riverfront! Rollin’ on the River is a free, weekly Friday night concert series from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm on the Allegan Riverfront Stage featuring touring musicians from across the country. Live music starts at 7 pm.

Click here for more info

Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

Sat July 6, 2024 Waterfront Invitational Fine Art Fair

Enjoy the outdoors while viewing good art! From 10 to 5, at the Village Square Park at Butler and Main Street, you can buy or just look at some excellent works of art at the Waterfront Invitational Art Fair produced by the Saugatuck Douglas Art Club!

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Location: Saugatuck, MI – 30 miles

Sat-Sun July 6, 7, 2024 Annual South Haven Art Fair

Art Fair takes place in a beautiful wooded park one block from Lake Michigan and South Haven’s North Beach. Our goals are to provide a successful environment for exhibiting artists, creatively market the event to a wide range of potential buyers, and provide a professional awards program by credentialed judges. We are ready to make this year’s art fair one of the best and we welcome you to join us!

July 6: 10am – 5pm
July 7: 10am – 4pm

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Location: South Haven, MI – 25 miles

Fri July 12, 2024 Kalamazoo Art Hop

Explore historic downtown Kalamazoo while you stroll hand-in-hand and enjoy unique local artwork! Every first Friday of the month from 6-8pm. Free to the public.

July: Celebrating Black Arts

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Location: Kalamazoo, MI – 23 miles

Thu-Sat July 25, 26, 27, 2024 Downtown Sidewalk Sales

Three days of summer sales at participating locations!

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Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

Fri & Sat July 26 & 27, 2024 Venetian Festival Concert

The crowd-pleasing 1980s cover band “StarFarm” has been booked to perform again on Friday night of the festival. On Saturday, annual favorites include the dinghy poker run and the return of a lighted boat parade & fireworks. This year’s theme of Country Venetian will be on full display all weekend!

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Location: Saugatuck, MI – 30 miles

Sat July 27, 2024 Village Square Art Fair

An annual juried art fair with originals, copies, and prints available to purchase from talented artists in the area.

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Location: Saugatuck, MI – 30 miles

Sun July 28, 2024 Allegan Antiques Market

Antiques Magazine rates the Allegan Antiques Market as “One of the Ten Best Shows in America.”  You’ll find a large diversity of merchandise quality and quantity. There is truly something for everyone. Held the last Sunday from May to September each year, this is truly a “go-to” spot on our list.

Admission: $5 per person
Parking is always FREE
Show hours: 8am – 4pm

Click here for more information.

Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

 

August, 2024
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Mon-Sun August All Dates, 2024 Oval Beach Park

Celebrated around the world for its beautiful sweep of shoreline and backdrop of rolling dunes, this is the main beach in Saugatuck Michigan. Oval Beach Park is open all year from 8am – 10pm.  A daily vehicle entrance fee of $15 (8am – 9pm) is required from Memorial Day thru Labor Day. Beach entry is free from Labor Day thru Memorial Day.

Click here for more info

Location: Saugatuck, MI – 32 miles

Sun-Sat August All Dates, 2024 Wild West Ranch

Wild West Ranch is a family owned and operated ranch that offers guided horseback rides, carriage rides, and sleigh rides in the winter! Less than 30 minutes away from our B&B, enjoy their beautiful property and cozy up for an adventure with the one you love!

Click here for more info

Location: Fennville, MI – 18 miles

Thu & Sat August 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31, 2024 Music in the Vineyards — Fenn Valley Vineyards

Relax and enjoy live music with a breathtaking view of the vineyards. Runs every Thursday from 5:30-7:30pm and Saturday from 2-5pm, weather permitting.

  • August 1: Tyler Roy Duo (Acoustic, Country, Southern Rock)
  • August 3: Dan G (Acoustic Americana)
  • August 8: Three of a Kind (Acoustic, Multiple Genres)
  • August 10: McKinney & Brown (Country)
  • August 15: Robbie Koets & Shelagh Brown (Country)
  • August 17: Diane & Lisa (Jazz, Blues, Boogie-Woogie)
  • August 22: Russ Gregory & Dave Bamester (Classic Rock)
  • August 24: Down River Dan (Blues, Rock Guitarist)
  • August 29: Out of Favor Boys Trio (Blues)
  • August 31: Dave & Connie D (Eclectic Acoustic)

Click here for more info

Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

Fri August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2024 Rollin' On The River

Start every weekend of summer with live music on the Allegan Riverfront! Rollin’ on the River is a free, weekly Friday night concert series from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm on the Allegan Riverfront Stage featuring touring musicians from across the country. Live music starts at 7 pm.

Click here for more info

Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

Sat August 3, 2024 Art in the Park

This annual fine arts and crafts fair is always held in Centennial Park on the first Saturday of August in Holland, MI.  The event runs from 9am – 4pm and draws one of the largest influxes of visitors to the city on a single day.

Click here for more info

Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Wed & Sat August 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31, 2024 Holland Farmers Market

Over 100 vendors gather in Holland to make for one of the best farmers markets in the area! You’ll find fresh fruits and vegetables, beautiful plants and bouquets of flowers, freshly baked goods, all-natural honey and maple syrup, farm-fresh cheese, eggs, and meat — and more! You may even spot Herb picking up a few things for the inn. The market is open mid-May thru mid-December from 8am – 2pm (subject to change based on the season).

Click here for more info

Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Mon August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2024 Fork in the Road: A Food Truck Rally

Food truck takeover in Downtown Allegan! Enjoy a rotating selection of food every Monday from a variety of trucks and trailers from around West Michigan.

Click here for more information.

Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

Thu-Sun August 8, 9, 10, 11, 2024 The 61st National Blueberry Festival

The National Blueberry Festival is held on the second weekend of August each year, and is one of the country’s oldest continuously-running fruit festivals! We’re proud of South Haven’s tremendous blueberry crop, and the important industry it represents in our area. Van Buren County is the Nation’s most prolific producer of highbush blueberries, and Michigan as a whole produces upward of 100 million pounds each year.

Click here for more information.

Location: South Haven, MI – 25 miles

Wed-Sun August 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 2024 Michigan Fiber Festival

Michigan Fiber Festival has activities and events for everyone! In addition to the fiber-related demonstrations, you can enjoy live music, antique tractors, and the historic village on the fairgrounds.

Click here for more info

Location: Allegan, MI – 6.7 miles

Sun August 25, 2024 Allegan Antiques Market

Antiques Magazine rates the Allegan Antiques Market as “One of the Ten Best Shows in America.”  You’ll find a large diversity of merchandise quality and quantity. There is truly something for everyone. Held the last Sunday from May to September each year, this is truly a “go-to” spot on our list.

Admission: $5 per person
Parking is always FREE
Show hours: 8am – 4pm

Click here for more information.

Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

 

September, 2024
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Sun-Sat September All Dates, 2024 Gilmore Car Museum

Looking for some good old-fashion fun? Head to North America’s largest auto museum, The Gilmore Car Museum in Richland!

Stroll the campus, explore their re-created dealership row, eat lunch in their authentic 1941 Blue Moon Diner, walk right up to an amazing collection of nearly 400 vintage automobiles, motorcycles, and memories!

Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9am – 6pm

Click here for more info

Location: Richland, MI – 25 miles

Sun-Sat (except Tue) September All Dates , 2024 Tantrick Brewing Co.

Tantrick Brewing Co. has now moved into Allegan’s downtown “social district” and has always been one of our guests favorite local spots! Join them Wednesday-Sunday’s for great brews, bar food, amazing atmosphere, and friendly staff!

Taproom Hours (Kitchen Closes one hour before Taproom):

  • Mon/Wed/Thurs 3pm-10pm
  • Fri Noon-10pm
  • Sat Noon-11pm
  • Sun Noon-9pm
  • Closed Tuesdays

​Down Under

  • Open Every Friday at 10pm until Close

Click here for more info

Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

Wed September 4, 11, 18, 25, 2024 Gilmore Car Museum — Night Cruise-In

Wednesday Night Cruise-Ins at the Gilmore Car Museum have become an annual summer tradition! It is FREE to bring your collector car on the grounds during Cruise-In and the event is open to the public. From 5pm until 8 pm (weather permitting), both George & Sally’s authentic 1941 Blue Moon Diner and The Gilmore Bar will be serving hot dogs, hamburgers, and creamy old-fashioned custard throughout the evening. With music providing the soundtrack, either oldies or live performances, these are evenings you and your loved one won’t forget! So, plan to bring your ride, snap a photo in front of the 1930s Shell station, cruise our amazing grounds, and enjoy an evening of great wheels and memories.

Click here for more info

Location: Richland, MI – 25 miles

Wed & Sat September 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28, 2024 Holland Farmers Market

Over 100 vendors gather in Holland to make for one of the best farmers markets in the area! You’ll find fresh fruits and vegetables, beautiful plants and bouquets of flowers, freshly baked goods, all-natural honey and maple syrup, farm-fresh cheese, eggs, and meat — and more! You may even spot Herb picking up a few things for the inn. The market is open mid-May thru mid-December from 8am – 2pm (subject to change based on the season).

Click here for more info

Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Thu September 5, 2024 Art on the Island Art Contest and Gala

Enjoy the beauty of Windmill Island Gardens through inspired artwork created by local artists. Artwork is for sale if you see a piece you love.  Admission is FREE and runs from 6-8pm. A cash bar with locally-made beer and wine, plus appetizers from local caterers will be available.

Categories: Photography, Plein Air, Best of the Rest, and People’s Choice (vote for your favorite piece)

Click here for more info.

Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Thurs & Sat September 5, 7, 14, 21, 28, 2024 Music in the Vineyards — Fenn Valley Vineyards

Relax and enjoy live music with a breathtaking view of the vineyards. Runs every Thursday from 5:30-7:30pm and Saturday from 2-5pm, weather permitting.

  • September 5: The Black River Band (Classic Rock, Country, Blues)
  • September 7: Acoustic Waves (Rock, Soul)
  • September 14: McKinney & Brown (Country)
  • September 21: Michael Hulett (Sax, Instrumentals, Vocalist)
  • September 28: Grayson & Jenna (Rock, Folk, Country, Blues)

Click here for more info

Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

Fri September 6, 2024 Kalamazoo Art Hop

Explore historic downtown Kalamazoo while you stroll hand-in-hand and enjoy unique local artwork! Every first Friday of the month from 6-8pm. Free to the public.

September: Resilience — Vehicle and Voice

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Location: Kalamazoo, MI – 23 miles

Fri-Sun September 6, 7, 8, 2024 Wine and Harvest Festival

Head to Paw Paw for the best festival of the year! There’s something for everyone including tastings and tours for wine enthusiasts; a 5k, grape stomping competition, kayak race, and other contests; four stages of entertainment for music-lovers; and carnival rides, fireworks, and the parade! This is one weekend you won’t want to miss!

Click here for more info

Location: Paw Paw, MI – 16 miles

Sat September 7, 2024 Annual Crane’s CiderFest Celebration

Celebrate fresh cider, apple harvest, and the entire vibe that falls give you.  There’s something for everyone.  And of course we will be holding the legendary Quad Township Pie Eating Contest once again!

Event Time: 12noon-5pm

Click here for more info

Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

Sun September 8, 2024 Holland Haven Marathon

Holland Haven Marathon runners experience the beautiful coast of Lake Michigan as they travel from Grand Haven to Holland. This USATF certified, point-to-point marathon follows Lakeshore Drive past the summer cottages right into downtown Holland.

Click here for more info

Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Sat September 14, 2024 Lakeshore Harvest Ride

The Lakeshore Harvest Ride glides you through the rolling countryside of Southwest Michigan. You can visit wineries, cider mills, family farms, orchards and art studios along the way. And there are individual bike routes for every rider, ranging from 15 to 62 miles in length.

Click here for more info

Location: Douglas, MI – 30 miles

Sun September 29, 2024 Allegan Antiques Market

Antiques Magazine rates the Allegan Antiques Market as “One of the Ten Best Shows in America.”  You’ll find a large diversity of merchandise quality and quantity. There is truly something for everyone. Held the last Sunday from May to September each year, this is truly a “go-to” spot on our list.

Admission: $5 per person
Parking is always FREE
Show hours: 8am – 4pm

Click here for more information.

Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

 

October, 2024
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Sun-Sat October All Dates, 2024 Gilmore Car Museum

Looking for some good old-fashion fun? Head to North America’s largest auto museum, The Gilmore Car Museum in Richland!

Stroll the campus, explore their re-created dealership row, eat lunch in their authentic 1941 Blue Moon Diner, walk right up to an amazing collection of nearly 400 vintage automobiles, motorcycles, and memories!

Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9am – 6pm

Click here for more info

Location: Richland, MI – 25 miles

Sun-Sat (except Tue) October All Dates, 2024 Tantrick Brewing Co.

Tantrick Brewing Co. has now moved into Allegan’s downtown “social district” and has always been one of our guests favorite local spots! Join them Wednesday-Sunday’s for great brews, bar food, amazing atmosphere, and friendly staff!

Taproom Hours (Kitchen Closes one hour before Taproom):

  • Mon/Wed/Thurs 3pm-10pm
  • Fri Noon-10pm
  • Sat Noon-11pm
  • Sun Noon-9pm
  • Closed Tuesdays

​Down Under

  • Open Every Friday at 10pm until Close

Click here for more info

Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

Wed & Sat October 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30, 2024 Holland Farmers Market

Over 100 vendors gather in Holland to make for one of the best farmers markets in the area! You’ll find fresh fruits and vegetables, beautiful plants and bouquets of flowers, freshly baked goods, all-natural honey and maple syrup, farm-fresh cheese, eggs, and meat — and more! You may even spot Herb picking up a few things for the inn. The market is open mid-May thru mid-December from 8am – 2pm (subject to change based on the season).

Click here for more info

Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Sat October 5, 12, 2024 Music in the Vineyards — Fenn Valley Vineyards

Relax and enjoy live music with a breathtaking view of the vineyards. Runs every Thursday from 5:30-7:30pm and Saturday from 2-5pm, weather permitting.

  • October 5: Lynn & The Moonshine Runners (Mountain, Bluegrass)
  • October 12: Acoustic Waves (Rock, Soul)

Click here for more info

Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

Thu - Sun October 10-13, 2024 Fennville Goose Festival

Fennville’s Annual Goose Festival is an all-weekend-long event!  Celebrate Fall in Downtown Fennville with carnival rides, games, live music, food, drinks, and more! 

Gooseberry 5K on Saturday and Gosling Run on Sunday. 

Click here for more info.

Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

November, 2024
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Fri November 1, 2024 Kalamazoo Art Hop

Explore historic downtown Kalamazoo while you stroll hand-in-hand and enjoy unique local artwork! Every first Friday of the month from 6-8pm. Free to the public.

November: The Art of Practice — Focus on Students Arts and Education

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Location: Kalamazoo, MI – 23 miles

Sun-Sat November All Dates, 2024 Gilmore Car Museum

Looking for some good old-fashion fun? Head to North America’s largest auto museum, The Gilmore Car Museum in Richland!

Stroll the campus, explore their re-created dealership row, eat lunch in their authentic 1941 Blue Moon Diner, walk right up to an amazing collection of nearly 400 vintage automobiles, motorcycles, and memories!

Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9am – 6pm

Click here for more info

Location: Richland, MI – 25 miles

Sun-Sat (except Tue) November All Dates, 2024 Tantrick Brewing Co.

Tantrick Brewing Co. has now moved into Allegan’s downtown “social district” and has always been one of our guests favorite local spots! Join them Wednesday-Sunday’s for great brews, bar food, amazing atmosphere, and friendly staff!

Taproom Hours (Kitchen Closes one hour before Taproom):

  • Mon/Wed/Thurs 3pm-10pm
  • Fri Noon-10pm
  • Sat Noon-11pm
  • Sun Noon-9pm
  • Closed Tuesdays

​Down Under

  • Open Every Friday at 10pm until Close

Click here for more info

Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

Mon November 4, 11, 2024 Winemaker's Dinners

These dinners start with a sparkling wine and cheese reception followed by a coursed dinner paired with wine. The winemaker and other Fenn Valley staff are also available to talk about the wine and theory behind the pairings!

Click here for more info

Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

Wed & Sat November 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 2024 Holland Farmers Market

Over 100 vendors gather in Holland to make for one of the best farmers markets in the area! You’ll find fresh fruits and vegetables, beautiful plants and bouquets of flowers, freshly baked goods, all natural honey and maple syrup, farm-fresh cheese, eggs, and meat — and more! You may even spot Herb picking up a few things for the inn. The market is open mid-May thru mid-December from 8am – 2pm (subject to change based on the season).

Click here for more info

Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Fri November 15, 2024 Shop 'til You Drop

Participating stores in downtown Holland stay open from 6-9pm. Experience discounts of up to 30% — it’s an event you won’t want to miss.

Click here for more info.

Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

 

Fri & Sat November 16, 22, 23, 2024 Kerstmarkt (Christmas Market)

Experience a delightful outdoor European-style market with holiday items, delicious food and artisan demonstrations!  Located in Holland at the 8th Street Marketplace at the corner of 8th Street and Pine Avenue!

  • 11/16, Saturday, 9am – 6pm
  • 11/22, Friday, 11am – 8pm
  • 11/23, Saturday, 9am – 6pm

Click here for more info

Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Sat November 16, 2024 Merchants and Makers Holland Holiday Shoppe!

We are BACK at the Holland Civic Center for our 5th annual Holiday Shoppe – 100+ of the most amazing local makers for you to SHOP LOCAL from for your holiday shopping! We will be collecting canned goods for Community Action House and donating a portion of the door fees to them.

Event fee: $3  (pay cash or card at the door)
Event hours: 9 am – 3 pm

Click here for more information.

Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

 

December, 2024
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Tue December 3, 2024 Holland Parade of Lights

Holland’s annual Parade of Lights is a popular and joyous event that takes place every year in Downtown Holland. Expect to see Santa Claus himself, as well as thousands of sparkling lights from more than 70 entries. Starts at 6pm!

Click here for more info

Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Wed & Sat December 4, 7, 11, 14, 2024 Holland Farmers Market

Over 100 vendors gather in Holland to make for one of the best farmers markets in the area! You’ll find fresh fruits and vegetables, beautiful plants and bouquets of flowers, freshly baked goods, all natural honey and maple syrup, farm-fresh cheese, eggs, and meat — and more! You may even spot Herb picking up a few things for the inn. The market is open mid-May thru mid-December from 8am – 2pm (subject to change based on the season).

Click here for more info

Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Fri December 6, 2024 Kalamazoo Art Hop

Explore historic downtown Kalamazoo while you stroll hand-in-hand and enjoy unique local artwork! Every first Friday of the month from 6-8pm. Free to the public.

December: Reflection — A Year in Review

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Location: Kalamazoo, MI – 23 miles

Fri December 6, 13, 20, 2024 Festive Fridays

Making spirits bright in Downtown Allegan!

Every Friday in December before Christmas, enjoy extended shopping hours, free hot chocolate, Holly Jolly Trolley rides through town, and visits with Santa.

Event hours: 5 – 8 pm

Click here for more info.

Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

 

Fri & Sat December 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 2024 Kerstmarkt (Christmas Market)

Experience a delightful outdoor European-style market with holiday items, delicious food and artisan demonstrations!  Located in Holland at the 8th Street Marketplace at the corner of 8th Street and Pine Avenue!

  • December 6, Friday, 3–8pm
  • December 7, Saturday, 9am – 6pm
  • December 13, Friday, 3–8pm
  • December 14, Saturday, 9am – 6pm
  • December 20, Friday, 3–8pm
  • December 21, Saturday, 9am – 6pm

Click here for more info

Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Sat December 7, 2024 Nouveau Festival

Nouveau Fest is a celebration of the first wine of the new vintage. At their 33rd annual event, Fenn Valley Vineyards will be offering discounted wine by the glass and cellar tours, and house prepared Neapolitan style pizza designed specifically to pair with Nouveau!

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Location: Fennville, MI – 24 miles

Sat December 14, 2024 Christmas at the Cappon House

Enjoy a tour of the opulent home while learning how yuletide celebrations have changed in the last 100 years. Visitors can also assist in making traditional decorations, sample holiday sweets, sing along to Christmas tunes on the piano, capture a loved one’s affection under the kissing ball, and more.

Saturday 1-4 pm.

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Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Tue December 31, 2024 NYE! New Year’s Eve Celebration

Allegan boasts Michigan’s LARGEST New Year’s Eve ball drop — the gargantuan globe measures 10’6” and is decorated in 30,000 synchronized LED lights.

The outdoor event features massive fire pits, food trucks, hot drinks, live music, a silent disco, and a ball drop at the stroke of midnight. Ring in the New Year with this one-of-a-kind outdoor event!

Event hours: 8pm – 12am

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Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles

 

January, 2025
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Sun-Sat January All Dates, 2025 Bittersweet Ski Resort

Looking for outdoor activities this winter? Bittersweet is located just 10 minutes away from Castle in the Country and is one of the area’s  top ski resorts with 20 runs, 7 chairs lifts, and 2 rope tows! New cozy outdoor areas for dining and relaxing recently installed!

**Check out their website below to view weather conditions before you visit!**

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Location: Otsego, MI – 8 miles

Sun-Sat January All Dates, 2025 Timber Ridge Ski Resort

Hit the slopes at Timber Ridge located less than 15 minutes from our B&B! They have great  downhill skiing and snowboarding trails, and even a tubing park is available!

**Check their website below for weather conditions before you visit!**

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Location: Gobles, MI – 8 miles

Sat January 4, 18, 2025 Holland Winter Farmers Market

Over 25 vendors will be participating in the Winter Market throughout the season, providing customers with a wide product assortment of fresh produce and locally-produced foods to choose from, including winter and greenhouse-grown produce, bread and other baked goods, sweet treats, honey and maple syrup, jams, coffee, bottled juices, meat and seafood, quiche, cheese and much, much more. Open 9am – 1pm.

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Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

February, 2025
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Sat February 1, 15, 2025 Holland Winter Farmers Market

Over 25 vendors will be participating in the Winter Market throughout the season, providing customers with a wide product assortment of fresh produce and locally-produced foods to choose from, including winter and greenhouse-grown produce, bread and other baked goods, sweet treats, honey and maple syrup, jams, coffee, bottled juices, meat and seafood, quiche, cheese and much, much more. Open 9am – 1pm.

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Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Sun-Sat February All Dates, 2025 Bittersweet Ski Resort

Looking for outdoor activities this winter? Bittersweet is one of the area’s top ski resorts with 20 runs, 7 chairs lifts, and 2 rope tows! New cozy outdoor areas for dining and relaxing recently installed!

**Check out their website below to view weather conditions before you visit!**

Click here for more info

Location: Otsego, MI – 8 miles

Sun-Sat February All Dates, 2025 Timber Ridge Ski Area

Hit the slopes at Timber Ridge located less than 15 minutes of our B&B! They have great ski and snowboarding trails, and even a tubing park is available!

**Check their website below for weather conditions before you visit!**

Click here for more info

Location: Gobles, MI – 8 miles

March, 2025
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Sat March 1, 15, 2025 Holland Winter Farmers Market

Over 25 vendors will be participating in the Winter Market throughout the season, providing customers with a wide product assortment of fresh produce and locally-produced foods to choose from, including winter and greenhouse-grown produce, bread and other baked goods, sweet treats, honey and maple syrup, jams, coffee, bottled juices, meat and seafood, quiche, cheese and much, much more. Open 9am – 1pm.

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Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Sun-Sat March All Dates, 2025 Bittersweet Ski Resort

Looking for outdoor activities this winter? Bittersweet is one of the areas top ski resorts with 20 runs, 7 chairs lifts, and 2 rope tows! New cozy outdoor areas for dining and relaxing recently installed!

**Check out their website below to view weather conditions before you visit!**

Click here for more info

Location: Otsego, MI – 8 miles

Sun-Sat March All Dates, 2025 Timber Ridge Ski Area

Hit the slopes at Timber Ridge located less than 15 minutes of our B&B! They have great ski and snowboarding trails, and even a tubing park is available!

**Check their website below for weather conditions before you visit!**

Click here for more info

Location: Gobles, MI – 8 miles

April, 2025
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Mon-Sun April All Dates, 2025 Oval Beach Park

Celebrated around the world for its beautiful sweep of shoreline and backdrop of rolling dunes, this is the main beach in Saugatuck Michigan. Oval Beach Park is open all year from 8am – 10pm.  A daily vehicle entrance fee of $15 (8am – 9pm) is required from Memorial Day thru Labor Day. Beach entry is free from Labor Day thru Memorial Day.

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Location: Saugatuck, MI – 32 miles

Sat April 5, 19, 2025 Holland Winter Farmers Market

Over 25 vendors will be participating in the Winter Market throughout the season, providing customers with a wide product assortment of fresh produce and locally-produced foods to choose from, including winter and greenhouse-grown produce, bread and other baked goods, sweet treats, honey and maple syrup, jams, coffee, bottled juices, meat and seafood, quiche, cheese and much, much more. Open 9am – 1pm.

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Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

May, 2025
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Mon-Sun May All Dates, 2025 Oval Beach Park

Celebrated around the world for its beautiful sweep of shoreline and backdrop of rolling dunes, this is the main beach in Saugatuck Michigan. Oval Beach Park is open all year from 8am – 10pm.  A daily vehicle entrance fee of $15 (8am – 9pm) is required from Memorial Day thru Labor Day. Beach entry is free from Labor Day thru Memorial Day.

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Location: Saugatuck, MI – 32 miles

Sat-Sun May 3-11, 2025 Tulip Time

Over the last almost 100 years, millions of people have gathered to enjoy Tulip Time in Holland, Michigan. The festival is an eight-day experience like none other with over six million tulips blooming throughout the city and area attractions!

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Location: Holland, MI – 29 miles

Wed & Sat May 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31, 2025 Holland Farmers Market

Over 100 vendors gather in Holland to make for one of the best farmers markets in the area! You’ll find fresh fruits and vegetables, beautiful plants and bouquets of flowers, freshly baked goods, all natural honey and maple syrup, farm-fresh cheese, eggs, and meat — and more! You may even spot Herb picking up a few things for the inn. The market is open mid-May thru mid-December from 8am – 2pm (subject to change based on the season).

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Location: Holland, MI – 30 miles

Sun May 25, 2025 Allegan Antique Market

Antiques Magazine rates the Allegan Antiques Market as “One of the Ten Best Shows in America.”  You’ll find a large diversity of merchandise quality and quantity. There is truly something for everyone. Held the last Sunday from May to September each year, this is truly a “go-to” spot on our list.

Admission: $5 per person
Parking is always FREE
Show hours: 8am – 4pm

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Location: Allegan, MI – 6 miles