The Lakeshore Art Festival returns to Downtown Muskegon on June 29 and 30 from 9 am-5 pm. This nationally recognized event will feature a unique blend of fine art, handcrafted goods, music, food, and fun in Downtown Muskegon, Michigan.

This year, the Lakeshore Art Festival will host over 280 exhibitors throughout the streets and parks of Downtown Muskegon. Fine art, specialty crafts, artisan food, street performers, and interactive art are among the many exciting things to find at the Lakeshore Art Festival.

“Living on the west coast of Michigan, there are many art shows and fairs throughout the summer in different beach towns. This one by far was the best I have been too. The variety and amount of vendors was wonderful. I felt there was something for everybody, including the kids!” -Lillian Dotzlaf

The Lakeshore Art Festival is a community favorite and a destination festival for summer travelers. Continuing a strong history in supporting the arts in Muskegon, the Lakeshore Art Festival is a vibrant family friendly event that spreads joy and creativity through the community.

  • Event Highlights:
    • Juried Fine Art Exhibitors: Over 100 in Hackley Park
    • Craft & Artisan Food: Over 180 exhibitors on 4th St. and Western Ave.
    • Authors Alley: Featuring Michigan Authors on 4th St. and Clay Ave.
    • Food Vendors: With a wide variety of delicious eats on 3rd St.
    • Children’s Lane: Many interactive art and educational stations with free or low-cost activities
    • Street Performers: Located throughout the festival and at Olthoff Stage
    • Flower Power Public Art Project: A local artist has been selected to create an artistic sculpture in this year’s Flower Power theme. The artwork will be displayed in the festival footprint and guests are encouraged to visit.

Thank you to our benefactor sponsors: The DTE Engery Foundation, Watch Muskegon, Muskegon DDA, and the Michigan Arts & Culture Council.

For more information or questions, contact Kristina Broughton at or call at (231) 720-2574.