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Saugatuck, Michigan

"Today is your day! The beach is waiting.  So ... get on your way!"    --- Dr. Seuss


"If you never did, you should. These things are fun and fun is good!"  
--- Dr. Seuss

A Foodie's Day in the Country

Join Hungry Village Tours as they visit a local organic farm, goat cheese creamery, fresh Farmer's Market, a winery and a potter's studio/farm. Tastings galore.

Followed by a private "Farm to Fork" lunch with the Chef at Salt of the Earth.

Tuesday thru Saturday, 10am to 4pm

Book when you reserve your rooms at Wickwood. 800.385.1174

"Ah Summer. What power you have."
--- Russell Baker


Meijer Gardens
Summer Concert Series

July 22

July 25
Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group

August 2
The Head and The Heart

August 3
Gavin DeGraw & Colbie Caillat

August 8
k.d. lang and The Siss Boom Bang

August 16
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

August 17
Bonnie Raitt

August 22
Darius Rucker

August 23
Five For Fighting

August 23
Wynton Marsalis

Tuesday Evening Music Club

Jul 24 Orpheum Bell/Fauxgrass
Jul 31 The Crane Wives/The Juliets
Aug 7 Skee-Town Stylee/Blue Molly
Aug 14 Kari Lynch Band/ Delilah
              DeWylde & The Lost Boys
Aug 21 The Icicles/Valentiger
Aug 28 Ralston and Friends

Beverly Pepper: Palingenesis
at Meijer Gardens thru August 26

"In summer, the song sings itself."
--- William Carlos Williams


Out On The Water

Star of Saugatuck

Harbor Duck

Chain Ferry



Charter Fishing

"Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability." --- Sam Keen

On the beach
"A perfect summer day - when the sun is shining and the lawnmower is broken."    --- James Dent

Blue Coast Artists

The Blue Coast Artists tour offers a behind-the-scenes look into the studios and galleries of six studio artists. This site gives you a sample of the work from each artist before visiting the studios. View the tour map for directions to the studios.

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

"Of all the wonders of nature, a tree in summer is perhaps the most remarkable; with the possible exception of a moose singing 'Embraceable You' in spats."
                              --- Woody Allen

West Michigan Wineries


"Gardening is a very fine thing because you get such an unmistakable answer as to whether you are making a fool of yourself or hitting the mark"  --- Goethe

Golf Courses in and around Saugatuck



Allegan Antiques Market
July 29 and August 26



Summer Concert
July 21 at Saugatuck Brewing Company


Sunday, August 26


Thursday, August 16


Family Farm Fest - July 28

Lakeshore Harvest Country Bike Tour
August 18

Quilt Block Hop - August 22 - 25



Saugatuck Chamber Music Festival
25th Anniversary - Opus 25

July 19-20 Tchaikovsky/Schumann/Mozart
July 26-27 Haydn/Boccherini/Dvorak
August 2-3 Rachmaninoff/Brahms
August 9-10 Haydn/Bartok
August 16-17 Schumann/Chave/deFalla/Bruch


Yorktown Cruise Ship Visits Saugatuck
August 17, 19


Come visit Artists in Residence on select Friday nights from 7:30 to 10:00 pm
July 27 & Aug 10


Sizzling Summer
Refreshing Events in Douglas

Mark your calendars
Set your reminders
Go to the lakeshore

July 28 Artist Reception
August 11 Meet the Artist Missy Morrow
September 1 Artist Reception

douglas, michigan


June 29 & 30

August 3 with the
Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Co.

July 20-22 & 27-28

August 4

August 10-12, 17-19 & 24-25

August 31 & Sept 1

"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop to look around once in a while, you'll mis
 half of it"    --- Robin Williams


My Sweet Patootie July 17

Shari Kane & Dave Steele July 31

George Cole & Eurocana August 14

Nervous But Excited August 28


Art Galleries in Our Villages

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

James Brandess
Studios & Gallery
238 Butler St., Saugatuck

Good Goods
106 Mason St., Saugatuck

Button-Petter Gallery
161 Blue Star Hwy., Douglas

98 Center St., Douglas

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

Bruce Baughman Studio & Galleries
242 Butler St., Saugatuck

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

Amazwi Contemporary Art
249 Culver St., Saugatuck

Janice Miles Gallery
421 Water Street, Saugatuck

"Sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet."
--- Bob Marley

"What is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days."
                --- James Russell Lowell

"Luxury of luxuries --- you haven’t lived if you have not lain flat on the middle of your own thyme lawn."   --- Edna Walling

Saugatuck Harbor
Natural Area

Fenn Valley Vineyard Events

July 21 Summer Evening Cookout
August 3 Summer Evening Cookout

Music In The Vineyards
Sundays in August

"They sat on the front veranda after supper --- while in the deep shaggy lawn below the fireflies blew and drifted in soft random."       --- William Faulkner

July 19

July 26
Fly Away Home



Antiques Abound right on our doorstep:
Amsterdam in Saugatuck
Bentley’s Fine Antiques
Blue Star Antique Pavilion
The Olde Farmhouse Antiques
• Olde House Antiques


Summer Greenmarket at the
Saugatuck Center for the Arts

Fridays thru October 5
Mondays Thru August 27

Symphony in Saugatuck

Classical Fireworks on the Water Front
8:00 pm | July 17 | Coghlin Park

The Grammy nominated Grand Rapids Symphony is pleased to present Symphony in Saugatuck! Classical Fireworks on the Waterfront at Coghlin Park. The orchestra will perform classical favorites perfect for a summer evening followed by a dazzling fireworks display.



Summer Season

10 Artists 10 Trends
On exhibit thru July 27

July 18 - The Good Lovelies

July 19 & 20 - Marcus Monroe

July 21 - BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

July 27 - August 12

August 17 - September 2

"We had sand in the eyes and the ears and the nose, and sand in the hair, and sand-between-the-toes."    --- A.A. Milne

"I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June."
--- Doris Day


Featuring Music by Christy G, Diego, Entourage and Mary Rademacher on Saturday and Sunday evenings with Open Mic Night on Mondays


Douglas Socials
Thursday, July 26
Thursday, August 9
Thursday, August 23

Art & All That Jazz
Saturday, July 14
Saturday, August 11


Saugatuck Brewing Company

July 27 & 28
Summer Beer Festival


"The bigger the summer vacation the
harder the fall."  --- Anon

Holland Events

Holland Museum thru August 5

"Before The Festival" The improbable Journey of Holland's Favorite Flower" Exhibit, Holland Museum, thru Sep 2

Holland Farmer's Market



Music in the Park
Under the Gazebo in Wicks Park in Saugatuck every Wednesday in the summer from 7-9 PM

• Jul 18 Zion Lion
• Jul 25 Bryan Michael Fischer Band
• Aug 1 Creolization
• Aug 8 Java Jive
• Aug 15 Schrock Brothers
• Aug 22 Funktion
• Aug 29 The Sea Cruisers

 See you there!

"Summer vacation; when you drink triple, see double, and act single."
-- Anon

July 27 - 29
Entertainment, Good Food, Antique Car & Boat Show, Art & Craft Fair, Boat Parade & Fireworks at Dusk




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.


Relax and Refresh at Wickwood and the Day Spas in Saugatuck

At Wickwood, we all need a little rejuvenation these days and we love to pamper our guests with massages with our Nancy Plantinga. She specializes in Swedish massages, has added a Couples Massage with mirroring, does Pre-natal, Reiki and Chakra all under our roof. Just book your appointment when you make your reservation.

Spa services are also all around us:

Waterfront Day Spa We couldn’t live without Esthetician Peggy who, using Pevonia Botanica from Switzerland offers the finest European facial ever. Peggy also works magic with her Signature Facial, Purifying Back Facial, Myoxy-Caviar Facial, skin analysis, High Frequency and Galvanic Machines along with Glycolic and Salicylic Peels and make up consultations.

Bella Vita Day Spa specializes in massage treatments, and beauty salon services. They offer Swedish, Deep Tissue, Pre-Natal, Hot Stone, Four Hand Swedish and Couples Massages along with Low Back Tension Releases, Sinus Relief and Fibromyalgia Tender Point massages.

"Every summer has a story."
--- Woody Allen


Thru August 10 Knickerbocker Theatre

Thru July 28 DeWitt Main Theatre

Thru August 11 DeWitt Main Theatre

July 20 - August 9 DeWitt Main Theatre

July 26 - August 9
Holland Area Arts Council

Thru August 10 Studio Theatre

Thru August 10  Studio Theatre

"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go."
                                                                                                                                                --- Dr. Seuss



Wickwood Reservations 269.857.1465
or 800.385.1174


Our Innkeepers answer 9am - 9pm
everyday of the year!

Plus now you can Book On-Line!

"Our phones and on-line reservations have been unusually busy so call us soon to reserve your favorite room.
It's amazing what a Saugatuck getaway can do for the soul!"

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Julee and Bill

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