"I'm so glad that I live in a world where there are Octobers."
                                                              --- L.M. Montgomery








                                                                                                --- Travel & Leisure, 2016


                                                                                                --- Travel & Leisure, 2016


Wickwood Inn is ideally located for your Michigan Fall Color Tour. Simply choose how you want to explore our towering trees bursting with robust reds, oranges, and yellows, and our expert innkeepers will be happy to help plan your route. You’re sure to see the very best Fall Colors In Michigan whether you want to drive our country roads, hike through the Saugatuck Dunes State Park, bike through both our quaint villages, paddle your way up the Kalamazoo river, sail away onto the Big Lake, float into the cove on a pontoon boat, climb the steps up Mt. Baldhead, hit 9 or 18 at Clearbrook or The Ravines, or simply stroll along our award winning Oval Beach.

Along with Saugatuck Michigan's amazing fall colors, our September and October event calendar is packed with concerts, art shows, films, theater, road races, and more. Stop in for a Concert or a Documentary Film at the Saugatuck Art Center. Climb the steps. Pick apples and taste cider at Cranes. Try a flight of beers at Saugatuck Brewing Company.

Crush grapes and taste wine at Fenn Valley Vineyards. Visit our more than 30 art galleries and studios. Go antiquing. Lose track of time at the Corn Maze. Enjoy fall colors all along the way


"Fall is when everything bursts with its last beauty as if nature had been saving up
all year for one grand finale!!"  --- Lauren DeStefano

Only October Weekend Availability Is October 28-29, 2016
Mid-Week Dates Still Available

Book Now

Weekday rates begin at $249


Always including:
Wickwood's Farm to Table Breakfast
Afternoon and Evening Sweets
Evening Sips and Small Plates

Reservations 800.385.1174 and 269.857.1465


"It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon."
                                                                                                    --- Sarah Addison Allen

Tis the season for wine tastings!








Fall Concert Series:
An Evening with Jose Feliciano
October 22


Not My Circus, Not My Monkees
Through October 7

Corridor Series:
Just as Wild - Jillian Dickson
Through October 7


Real to Reel: Weiner -  Oct 20


Blue Coast Artist
Fall Tour of Studios
October 1 and 2

Lattner Studio
Lattner Studio

Blue Star Pottery
Blue Star Pottery

Khnemu Studio LLC
Khnemu Studio LLC

Blue Roan Studio
Blue Roan Studio

Lake Effect Pottery
Lake Effect Pottery

Blue Star Studio of Wood and Glass LLC
Blue Star Studio of Wood & Glass LLC


I Love The 90's
Oct 8

Maria De Buenos Aires
Oct 14 & 15

Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastic Champions - Oct 16


Monday evening joins us for the
What Not Band and our
Open-Mic Jazz Jam

Oct 1 - Entourage
Oct 8 - Frank Eimer Saturday
Oct. 15 - Edye Evans Hyde
Oct 22 - Mike Raleigh
Oct 29 - Christy G





Oct 1 - Vine Wine'd 5K Trail Run
through the vineyard


Oct 3 - 8

Oct 10 - 15


FALL 2016

Theatre: "Roustabout" by Jay Torrence - Oct 5 - 7

Jazz Arts Collective and Combos
Oct 13

Great Performance Series
Trio Con Brio Copenhagen
Oct 14

The Music of Bill Monroe
re-imagined - folk ensembles
Oct 15

Orchestra Concert
Oct 21

Guest Artist Lily Afshar
Oct 28

H2 Dance CO - Oct 28


Barden's Farm Market
DeGrandchamp Farms
Riverhead Farms
Stephenson Farms Market
Dutch Farm Market
Overhser Orchards
Khnemu Studio on Fernwood Farm
Sunrise Orchards
Evergreen Lane Artisan Cheese
Dee's Lakeshore Farm


Virtue Cider presents its latest edition of The Mitten, a winter cider, bourbon barrel-aged many months and finished with a bit of fresh fruit juice.
Virtue Cider, 2170 62 St., Fennville

Antiques Abound right on our doorstep

• Anderson Antiques in Fennville
• Blue Star Antique Pavilion
• The Olde Farmhouse Antiques
• Olde House Antiques

Thru OCT 9

Just around the corner from Wickwood. The largest International Art Competition on the planet.

l Most attended art event on Earth
l 1600 artists
l $500,000 in prize money
l 200 venues - indoors and out
l Public vote and juried awards

Stay at Wickwood and visit ArtPrize with our own private tour.


Chrysanthemums & More
Thru Oct 30

Fall Bonsai Show - Oct 1 & 2

Great Pumpkins - Oct 15 & 16


Exciting Fall Menus in Saugatuck and Douglas






GROW - A Saugatuck Diner



On Water Street in Saugatuck
Music on the Lawn

"Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend"
             ---Alan Rickman


Brewery Tours Every Saturday at 2 PM

"The most precious resource we all have is time."
                 --- Steve Jobs

Gallery Stroll
October 8 and 9

Dawn Stafford's Peachbelt Studio & Gallery
Corner of M-89 & 63rd St., Fennville

James Brandess
Studios & Gallery
238 Butler St., Saugatuck

Armstrong-De Graaf International Fine Art
403 Water St. on Main, Saugatuck

Marcia Perry, Sculptor
Blue Star Hwy., North of Saugatuck

Amazwi Contemporary Art
249 Culver St., Saugatuck

Janice Miles Gallery
421 Water Street, Saugatuck

Good Goods
106 Mason Street, Saugatuck

Chili Cook-Off
 October 9

Road Rally - Oct 8

Corn Maze at Crane Orchards

Apple Picking

Apple selections include many varieties available to the discriminating picker and apple connoisseur.

Golden Supreme
Golden Delicious
Red Delicious
Honey Crisp
Ida Red

 Relax at Wickwood's Spa

Swedish Massage
Hot Stone Massage
Couples Massages
Deep Tissue/
European Facials
Anti-Aging Facia


Taste Art - Taste Wine

Oct 8 – Gallery Stroll Art Opening, Carla Sutton Meet and Greet

Through Oct 16 – Art Exhibit, Field & Farm to Table -  Nature's Bounty

Expand your knowledge by scheduling your own private time with the Somm who will focus on your favorite varietal or region and broaden your horizons.


Halloween in Saugatuck and Douglas

l Glow in the Park at Beery Field
l Halloween Parade in Saugatuck
l Hallowine Pre-Parade Party at 
    Petter Wine Gallery
l Adult Halloween Parade in
l Halloween Bask at The Dunes




WATER: A River, A Lake, A Place
Called Saugatuck-Douglas Exhibit
Open Weekends from Noon to 4 PM
at the History Museum thru October

This exhibition chronicles sometimes dangerous, unpredictable, environmentally reckless, but often favorable, interactions between nature's waterscapes and daily life in Saugatuck-Douglas

New Exhibit opens at the
Old School House

The Happy Story Of A Douglas Landmark

The exhibition will be open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 11am-3pm through October.



"People who love to eat and drink are always the best people!"
                     --- Julia Child

Now just across the street from Wickwood Inn

Staying Fit in Saugatuck

It’s easy here. We have miles of beaches to walk, trails to cycle, streams and rivers, and one Big Lake, to canoe, kayak, and surf, and paths and woods to walk. We also are lucky to have the Satya Yoga Center which is dedicated to our best selves with yoga, Pilates, meditation, martial arts, dance and even Boot Camp. There are classes, personal training, and workshops for all.


Lakeshore Pilates is committed to upholding the highest standards of Joseph Pilates with Group Reformer & Mat classes and personal training. Lakeshore Pilates takes Pilates seriously training men and women of all ages. Visitors welcome.

Pumphouse Gym

The Pump House Gym is everyone’s favorite for hitting the Cardio Mezzanine with Elliptical Bikes and Treadmills, free weights and Magnum weight and strength training equipment. Classes, day rates, personal training, it’s all here seven days a week. Walk-ins welcome.

"I think there should be laughs in everything. They can change the world."     ---Alan Rickman

De Vos Performance Hall

Broadway Grand Rapids presents Cinderella - Oct 1 & 2

Jason Isbell
with special guest Josh Ritter
October 3

Rachmaninoff's Paganini Variations
October 7 and 8

Aretha Franklin - October 9

The Octonauts and the Deep Sea
Volcano Adventure - Oct 19

Festival of Praise - Oct 20



DreamWorks Animation in Concert
October 22

Dream Theater - October 24



 Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto
October 28 - 29



98 Center Street, Douglas

The Art of the Game

Roulette: Perpetual Motion
Opens October 8


"EAT, DRINK, AND BE SCARY!!"   --- John Cleese





"I would rather sit alone on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than
to be crowded on a velvet cushion." --- Henry David Thoreau

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Wickwood Inn   |    510 Butler Street P.O. Box 1019   |   Saugatuck, MI 49453
Tel (800) 385-1174   |   |    Bill and Julee Rosso Miller, Proprietors