West Michigan Tourist Association’s top October activities

Pumpkinfest in Montague

  • Saturday, October 13th is the date for the Annual Pumpkinfest Celebration, featuring the well-known PUMPKIN ROLL down Dowling in downtown Montague, Michigan!
  • Pumpkinfest includes a full-day of family-friendly and many pumpkin-inspired events and contests including the pumpkin roll, pumpkin painting and carving, pumpkin seed spitting contest, pumpkin weigh-ins, hay rides, bake sale, apple cider mill, face painting, food vendors, Farmer’s Market, Arts & Crafts fair, and more!
  • The Arts and Crafts Festival runs from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with crafters displaying a variety of goods. Shop the marketplace with various vendors and artists selling items including holiday decorations, jewelry, clothing, photography, wood crafts, food dips, and more. Also visit the Farmer’s Market and the apple cider mill, along with local food vendors for a variety of fall foods and decorations.

Haven Harvest Painting Event

  • Saturday, October 20th in South Haven
  • Three Blondes Brewery is partnering with Tipsy Brush Studio for Haven Harvest!
  • We’ll be painting the “Pumpkin Farm House” at their Brewery location on Saturday, October 20 at 3:30-6pm.
  • Pre-registration is required as seats are limited. Simply click the event on the schedule at to reserve your space. ($35/each)
  • Three Blondes has been open for about 4 months. They have a great menu and great beer!

Haven Harvest Festival

  • Prepare yourself for fun fall days and fright-filled nights in South Haven October 19th-21st!
  • Taste the flavors of fall as hayrides roll, pumpkins fly, headless horsemen ride, and the haunted Michigan Maritime Museum campus awakens.
  • Experience a true South Haven harvest with our Family Fun Park and SpookyLou river launch rides, apple orchards, cider press demo, bonfires, and so much more.
  • Dance to the beat of your own drum during live performances and see South Haven transform!

The Haunt

  • Open all month for Halloween
  • New owners: All new location, all new scares
  • We have moved to our new larger location at 1256 28th street Sw Wyoming Mi 49509. Now that we have 50,000 sqft to terrify you we have decided to bring in the best on the business to design the new Haunt.
  • With over a 144 rooms, almost 100 actors and 62 animatronics, we guarantee you are going to love the new haunt.  
  • Open Thursday-Sunday all month, with extended open days around Halloween.