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Upcoming Events with the West Michigan Tourist Association


 

Paw Paw Wine & Harvest Festival

  • This weekend: Sept 6-8 in Paw Paw
  • The whole weekend of the festival is packed with events for friends and families of all ages. From the all-ages grape stomp to the wine and beer tastings to the craft show and parade, there’s certain to be something for everyone. 
  • The St Julian festival parade has long-been a favorite in Paw Paw and the surrounding areas. With marching bands, floats, fire trucks, classic cars, and more, it will be a fun event for the whole family.
  • Wine & Harvest Fun Pickleball Tournament, The Grape Lake Kayak Race
  • Join us in the Festival Tent all weekend to try wine and beer from local breweries and wineries. 

Fallasburg Arts Festival

  • Fine Arts and Fine Crafts Festival at Fallasburg Park in Lowell
  • 2nd Weekend in September: 14th and 15th
  • Saturday & Sunday, 10am-5pm
  • The event features 100 unique fine art and fine craft booths, food booths, a children’s craft area, craft demonstrations, and live music performed on an outdoor stage.
  • Timeless craft demonstrations take place inside a large pavilion while musicians perform on an outdoor stage both days. Annual attendance estimates are 20-30,000.
  • Admission is free.

Allegan County Fair

  • September 6th – 14th, 167th year of the fair
  • JOIN US AT THIS YEAR’S ALLEGAN COUNTY FAIR! Come enjoy our high adrenaline, family-fun Wheel Show Mania & Rodeo Events! There will be everything from an ATR Motorsports Monster Truck Show, Off-Road Derby, Rodeo to a Truck & Tractor Pull! The Fair will end with the traditional Demolition Derby Championship! 
  • Live entertainment: Little Big Town, Live & Bush, and Dan + Shay
  • Visit their Historical Village
  • Livestock displays & competitions, midway, shows, and more.

Friday Night Pairings at Virtue Cider

  • Virtue Cider in Fennville
  • We’re hosting a series of events featuring our favorite people and favorite food pairings.
  • Each Friday evening we’ll host a pairing class at our farm, seating availability will vary and be limited based on where our experience brings us on the farm.
  • Every Friday through early October. Always at 6-7:30pm. $35 per person for a 4-6 course pairing. 21+ only.
  • September 6 – Soft, Fresh Cheese & Fruit Forward Cider
  • September 13 – Apple Pressing Party – Learn how cider is made!
  • September 20 – Apple Pressing Party – Learn how cider is made!
  • September 27 – Cider & Cheese with Forage & Foster
  • October 4 – Dessert Cheese & Cider Pairing