Saugatuck, Michigan




"September is the new July."     --- Stephen Colbert

Warmed Lake Michigan Water = Lingering Warm Breezes in Saugatuck
September and October Are Spectacular Months To Visit


"I'm taking in the Indian Summer and pretending it's like paradise."
                                                                 --- Van Morrison




Mid-Week and Weekend Dates Still Available

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Weekday rates begin at $269      Weekend rates begin at $319

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

Reservations 269.857.1465 and at wickwoodinn.com



Be sure to check our Last Minute Specials


"Don't float through life. Make some waves."    --- James Taylor





Industrial Nature
Thru Sept 7

El Sueño Americano
Opens October 25


Mercury In Retrograde
September 21
Filmed in Saugatuck

Midwest Premier
October 19

November 14


Thru September 2

Aaron Neville
September 28

The Judy Show with Michael Holmes - October 5

Royal Wood
October 13


"Autumn, the year's last, loveliest smile." --- William Cullen Bryant

2170 62nd Street, Fennville
3rd Annual Apple Fest
October 20


Live Music on The Patio
October 6, 13 & 20

Monday is our open-mic Jazz Jam evening with the
What Not Band



Fall Out Boy: featuring Machine Gun Kelly - September 6

Thomas Rhett: Life Changes Tour 2018 featuring Brett Young & Midland - October 6

Fleetwood Mac - October 8

Elton John - October 15

Keith Urban: Graffiti U World Tour 2018 - October 19



Margaret Glaspy - Sept 28
Eryn Allen Kane - Sept 29


What Will People Say
September 10 - 15
Love, Gilda October 1 - 6
Neither Wolf, Nor Dog
October 15 - 20


Bryn Cohn + Artists
September 21
The Queen's Six
October 18



Process and Presence: Contemporary Disability Sculpture
Opens September 14

Japanese Tea Ceremony in the Teahouse
Sept 15 & Oct 20

Chrysanthemums and More!
Sept 21 - Oct 28

Fall Bonsai Show
October 6 & 7

Herb and Gourd Fest
October 13 & 14

 DeVos Performance Hall

Beethoven's 7th
September 14 & 15

War On The Catwalk
The Queens From Season 10
September 19

McCartney and More
September 22 & 23
October 6

Finding Neverland
October 13 & 14

The Drifters, Cornell Gunter's Coasters, & The Platters - October 28

Paranormal Night with Alice Cooper
October 28

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


Saugatuck Brewing Company

Mark Sala - Oct 5
Kevin McDaniel - Oct 6
Coty Bouchard - Oct 12
Sean McDaniel - Oct 13
Darin Larner Jr - Oct 19
The Tenants - Oct 20
Dave & Connie Dehaan - Oct 26
Fremont John - Oct 27

Brewery Tours Every Saturday at 2 PM


Saugatuck and Douglas Gallery Stroll - October 6 & 7

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


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

Private Tasting at The Petter Wine Gallery 161 Blue Star Hwy., Douglas

Harvest Dinner - October 6

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.

Antiques Abound right on our doorstep

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


800 Lake St., Saugatuck
Native American Art & Jewelry


Sept 19 - Oct 7

Just around the corner from Wickwood

The largest International Art Competition on the planet
1600 artists - $500,000 in prize money

200 venues - indoors and out
Public vote and juried awards

19th Annual Mount Baldhead Challenge
September 8
West Michigan’s Ultimate
Multi-Terrain Runs

Wicks Park - Saugatuck

Music in the Vineyards
October 6 and 13

Halloween in Saugatuck and Douglas

l October 26 - Glow in the Park at Cook Park
                   October 27
l Halloween Parade in Saugatuck
l Adult Halloween Parade in
l Halloween Bash at The Dunes


"I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as autumn sunshine by staying in the house."
     --- Nathaniel Hawthorne



This new exhibition at the History Museum chronicles how the two small lakeshore villages of Saugatuck and Douglas reflected the contrasting worlds of fear and fun during the Cold War era of the 1950s-1970s.

Saugatuck-Douglas History Museum is located on Park Street at Mt. Baldhead Park, Saugatuck on the west side of the Kalamazoo River, a short walk from the Chain Ferry.

The Museum is open 1 PM to 4 PM daily through Labor Day then from 1 PM to 4 PM on weekends through October.

Rowing Them Safely Home

A permanent exhibit on lifesaving and shipwrecks on Lake Michigan, located on The Back in Time Pathway at the Old School House, 130 Center Street

View the restored 1854 "Francis" all iron lifesaving boat - one of America's first official life boats, surrounded by Lake Michigan shipwreck and lifesaving stories

Open daily until early fall



Bowdie's Chophouse
The Southerner
Everyday People’s Café
Salt of The Earth
The Black Sheep
Hawk’s Head
Saugatuck Brewery
The What Not Inn
Hercules Bar and Grill
The Butler
Phil's Bar and Grill
Lucy's Little Kitchen
Ida Red's
• The BARge


Wyncroft Winery
Fenn Valley Winery
Virtue Ciderie
Petter Wine Gallery
Crane's Cider Mill
Tabor Hill Winery
McIntosh Winery
Clogdal Winery
Big Lake Brewery
Coppercraft Distillery
Saugatuck Brewing
New Holland Brewery
Fireside Brewing
Macatawa Ale
Our Brewing Company
Great Legs Winery & Distillery
Brewery 4 Two


 Relax at Wickwood's Spa

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


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.


Local Michigan Wineries


"In the Spring at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt."
--- Margaret Atwood


Blue Coast Artists' Tour
October 6 & 7

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 o
 Wood & Glass LLC


Lakeshore Harvest Country
Bicycle Tour - September 15

Saugatuck Clothesline Art Show
September 9

Farmer's Markets
Wed & Sat in Holland thru Dec
Fri in Saugatuck thru Sept 28

Button Gallery - Douglas

Shuffle Opening
with Max Matteson
October 6


Annual Labor Day Bridge Walk
September 3

"Live in the present. Launch yourself on every wave."   --- Thoreau


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The Inn


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