September Fall Fun in West Michigan.
Fallasburg Arts Festival
- September 17 & 18, 2016 in Lowell, 10am-5pm
- The annual Fallasburg Arts Festival is a 2-day festival held in picturesque Fallasburg Park, located approximately 20 miles east of Grand Rapids, MI.
- The event features 100 unique fine art and fine crafts booths, food booths, and a children’s craft area.
- Timeless craft demonstrations take place inside a large pavilion while musicians perform on an outdoor stage both days.
- Admission is free. 20-30 thousand people attend each year.
Paw Paw Wine & Harvest Festival
- The South Haven/Van Buren County is home to Paw Paw’s biggest event of the year!
- The Paw Paw Wine and Harvest Festival is from September 9th to 11th and has something for the entire family.
- From the all-ages grape stomp to wine and beer tastings, everybody can find their harvest bliss.
- From fireworks to a classic car show, and teen dances to the St. Julian Festival Parade.
- Free trolley stop at all events making it easy to get to the free entertainment, beer tent, or Coca Cola Grape Stomp!
Inland Seas Education Association
- Teachers looking for an exciting way to kick-off the school year, Inland Seas Education Association still has space available for school groups to sign up for its Fall Schoolship Program.
- Their ships sail from Traverse City and Sutton’s Bay.
- Students become scientists and sailors for the day when they collect and analyze Great Lakes samples on board the 77′ tall ship schooner.
- Hands-on, interactive adventures run September 8-October 19.
- Request a date for your class by completing the inquiry form found on schoolship.org. Scholarships are available.
Michigan Irish Music Festival
- The Michigan Irish Music Festival is September 15-18, 2016 in downtown Muskegon.
- Over 20 bands perform on five stages featuring Celtic rock, traditional, folk and contemporary styles.
- Stop in for corned beef at the Celtic Kitchen or at the Tavern for local craft beer.
- Shop gifts at the Irish Store or Irish Market and bring the kids to the Wee Ones Area.
- The Highland Games returns for a full competition on Saturday.
- New in 2016: The Celtic Canines–Irish dog breed area.
- Cultural and Dance stages also feature activities, sessions, music, dance lessons, magic shows, Celtic Art History, Lumbertown Beard Bout, a Hooley Dance party and more.