Saugatuck, Michigan

"It's not how far away you go. It's how far away you get!"  --- D. Devonshire

"Saugatuck has one of the World's Top Ten Beaches!"   --- Travel & Leisure



"One of The Top Five Art Towns in America"   --- American Style Magazine

"Wickwood Inn has amazing food." --- Chicago Magazine, June 2013

Special Summer Mid-Week Room Rates
Up To 20% Off
At Wickwood Inn - Michigan's Most Romantic Hotel


Reservations 269.857.1465
or 800.385.1174


Our Innkeepers answer 9am - 9pm
everyday of the year!
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Meijer Gardens
Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens
through October

Looking East, Facing West:
The World of Zhang Huan
through August 25

Annual Summer Concert Series
Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell - July 29
The Beach Boys
August 1
John Butler Trio
August 2
Grizzly Bear
August 3
Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion Radio Romance Tour - August 5
Randy Newman
August 8
Owl City
August 11
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
August 15
Michael McDonald
August 21
Lyle Lovett and his Large Band - August 24
Smokey Robinson
August 28
Indigo Girls
September 5

"The Summer night is like a perfection of thought."   --- Wallace Stevens

Out On The Water

Star of Saugatuck

Harbor Duck

Chain Ferry



Charter Fishing

On the beach
"Summer afternoon – summer afternoon to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language." --- Henry James

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

"Sweet, sweet burn of Sun, and summer wind, and you my friend, my summer fling."
           --- John Denver

Vineyards in Southwest Michigan

Summer Evening Cook-Outs
July 5, 20 and August 20


"The Sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide word's joy."
       --- Henry Ward Beecher


Summer Season

thru August 11

August 16 -  September 1


This year's all-new exhibition at the Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society Museum, offers a multifaceted look at the Kalamazoo River duneland and its archeological, historical, environmental, social and recreational significance, in contrasting tales of change and permanence.

The Museum occupies the historic Saugatuck Pump House at 735 Park Street, in a scenic garden setting along the west shore of the Kalamazoo River at Mt. Baldhead Park, a short walk north from the Saugatuck Chain Ferry landing. Admission and nearby parking are free. The Museum is open daily from noon to 4 pm thru Labor Day.

Thursday, August 15


Saugatuck Sidewalk Sale, August 15
Taste of Saugatuck, August 27


Spring at the Inn

"For me there is an invincible summer."
                  ---Albert Camus


Film: July 30

Chain ferry

Billy Strings & Don Julin, July 2
Mulebone, July 16
Fauxgrass, July 30
George Cole & Eurocana, August 13
Moxie Strings, August 20
Schrock Brothers, August 27


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

Roan and Black
3315 Blue Star Hwy, Saugatuck

Taste of Art Tour

Four local galleries will combine to host a Taste of Art Tour on Saturday, August 10.

Free Interurban trolleys will run between Water Street Gallery, LaFontsee Galleries, Button-Petter Gallery, and Armstrong-DeGraaf International Fine Art on August 10 from 5 to 8 pm.

Refreshments, openings, artist demonstrations and other events.


Golf Courses in and around Saugatuck




All Shook Up
thru August 10

Romeo & Juliet
thru August 8

The Light in the Piazza
thru August 9

I Am Woman
July 2 - 31



Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck
Stretch your imagination!

August 1-2 Tesla Quartet
August 8-9 Between Friends
August 15-16 Bows and Bows, A String Finale


Felt Mansion

Self-Guided Tours through the end of October Sunday through Tuesday 1-5 p.m.


Farmers Market Fridays thru October 4


Land and Sky: Frank Dudley & the
Pagentry of Conservation, thru Aug 9

Summer Corridor Series
The Photographs of Chris Cox
thru July 31

Summer Corridor Series
The Work of Jeff Kraus
August 8 thru September 4


Doug & Telisha, July 29

Adrianne Gonzalez & Garrison Starr
August 12

Sam Corbin & Jen Sygit
August 26

Sailboats in the Saugatuck harbor

"The Sun as the universal giver of life would
be my god."   ---Napoleon Bonaparte

Peterson's Mill
"Three things cannot be long hidden:
The Sun, The Moon and The Truth."
                                --- Buddha

August 3 Edye Evans Hyde
August 4 Entourage
August 10 Christy & Velvet
August 11 Mike Raleigh
August 17 Mark Kahny Trio
August 18 Christy & Velvet
August 24 Gayle Kolb
August 25 Mary Rademacher
August 31 Mark Kahny Trio
September 1 Christy & Velvet
September 7 Gayle Kolb
September 14 Mike Raleigh
• September 21 Christy & Velvet
September 28 Mark Kahny Duo

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


Saugatuck Brewing Company

August 30
"The Judy Show"
featuring Michael Holmes


"When the Sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome."   --- Wilma Rudolph

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



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.

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.


Yorktown Cruise Ship Visits Saugatuck
August 24 & 27


Douglas Socials
Thursday, August 8
Thursday, August 22

Art & All That Jazz
Saturday, August 3
Saturday, September 7



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

• Jul 31 Steam Powered Bluegrass
• Aug 7 Funktion
• Aug14 Jackson French Quarter Dixieland Band
• Aug 21 The Sea Cruisers
• Aug 28 Schrock Brothers

 See you there!


Ox-Bow campus Friday night open studios August 2 and August 16.

"Take a breath and let us pamper you!" --- Julee and Bill


Reservations 269.857.1465
or 800.385.1174


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

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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