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Pentwater is an historic village on the western shore of Michigan. Spend your time in a quaint village where almost everything is within walking distance of the marinas, shopping, dining, parks, public beach and Village Green.  

The members of the Pentwater Chamber of Commerce are a diverse and dynamic group of individuals, business owners, and organizations. The task of the Chamber is to provide all the tools and means to promote Pentwater and its surrounding area both within and out of Michigan.


*Pentwater Michigan Spring Events of 2018*
Visit our Calendar for more details and activities!
MARCH 2018


St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 17 at 1:00pm

Join us for our Annual St. Patrick Day Parade.  Line-up at south end of Village and stop at The Antler Bar for a few drink specials and parade prizes. 

Colleen Plummer's Easter on the Green

 March 31 at Noon

 Location: Village Green, 231 S. Hancock Street, Pentwater, MI

 On the Village Green and Downtown Pentwater

Bring your children and family to meet the Easter Bunny.  We’ll have an Easter   Egg Hunt, Easter Bonnet parade and contest, Easter Bonnet musical chairs, face painting, and games.

Sponsored by: The Antler Bar

MAY 2018


Pentwater's 3rd Annual Founder's Day

First Saturday in May

The Pentwater Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Founder’s Day on the Village Green in Pentwater.  The festival committee strives to show visitors the rich history on which the town of Pentwater was founded.  Fantastic exhibits, costumes, activities and more will take you back in time to experience Pentwater in the 1800s.  

 Grand Sponsor:  Consumers Energy 

Wine and Art Scholarship Benefit

Sunday, May 20, 2018 | 2pm-5pm

Tickets: $20 in advance or $25 day of 

Wine & Art lovers are invited to our Pentwater Women’s Club 12th Annual Wine & Art Scholarship Benefit.  Enjoy 30 fine wines, over 50 delectable hors d’oeuvres, and a plethora of beautiful artworks and gifts from local businesses which will be on display for a Silent Auction. All proceeds support college scholarships for graduating seniors.

Tickets are $20 and available in April 2018 from  Snyder Shoes in Ludington, and from Beverly Kelly at 231-869-2471.  Tickets will be $25 at the door.

Benefit sponsored by Shelby State Bank

Presented by Pentwater Women’s Club. 

Last-Saturday-of-the-Month Gallery Stroll
June through September
5 - 8pm.
Stroll through the Village of Pentwater to see different kinds of art from Pentwater's galleries. Fun for all ages!
Take an evening stroll to see some great art and talent. Hope to see you there!

Memorial Day Weekend

Is the official start of summer, boating, beach, and family time!  Come and start off your summer in Pentwater, Michigan. The annual Fishing Derby, Marine Corps League Pancake Breakfast, and our Pentwater Memorial Day Parade.  Come visit us and start your summer off right! 


Garden Club of Pentwater Annual Plant Sale

May 26 at 9am-noon

At Bell Park

Bring the beautiful colors and fragrances of spring flowers home with you at Pentwater Garden Club’s Annual Plant Sale.  Stop by at Bell Park to select your favorites.  Bell Park is located next to the Pentwater Village office.

Contact Paula at 231-869-4038 for more info.



34th Annual Memorial Weekend Amateur Salmon & Trout Fishing Derby

May 26-28th 

 Awards Ceremony: Monday at 2pm 

Calling all Fishermen! Men, Women, young and old.  Come take part in the Pentwater Sportfishing Association 33rd Annual Memorial Weekend Amateur Salmon & Trout Fishing Derby Over $3,500.00 in prizes.  

Categories included: Grand Prize ~ Salmon ~ Lake Trout ~ Brown Trout ~ Steelhead. 

Registration: Friday, May 25th at 4:00pm till 8:00pm at Pentwater Municipal Marina (Early registration at Charlie’s Marina). Cost: $40. Join Pentwater Sportfishing Association for another $10 per individual or $15 for family.

Contact Capt. Dave German at 616-889-4300 for more info. Sponsored by the Pentwater Sportfishing Association

Pentwater VFW Pancake Breakfast

May 27 at 8am-Noon

At VFW Hall, all you can eat.  Proceeds go to Boy Scouts. We'll be serving panackes, sausage, eggs, bacon, fruit and coffee. It is all you can eat. 



Memorial Day Parade

May 28 at 10am 

Join us to pay tribute to our Veterans.  Our Memorial Parade starts at First Street with line-up at 9:30am across the street from the Baptist Church. All Veterans, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts are encouraged to participate.  The Pentwater Band marches in the parade and play in Services.  Our first Service will be held at Municipal Marina, second at the Village Green and third at Pentwater Cemetery.  The Pentwater Cemetery is located ½ mile north of downtown.  

Contact Nick Fekken at (231)869-5649 for more info.





 JUNE 2018

Pentwater Bike & Trike Rally

Saturday, June 2     12:30pm-3pm

Hancock St. between 1st & 2nd Streets in Pentwater

Show off your Bike in Pentwater!

Live Music!

Registration begins at 10:30am at Pentwater Chamber of Commerce

$5 Registration Fee

Classic Bikes to Road Ready Machines - All Motorcycles Welcome

Biker’s Choice, People’s Choice and Best of Show 

Pentwater Area Ride – 10:30am - start at Registration

Ride Maps Available. 


Start of Summer Party

Sunday, June 3 at 5pm-8pm
Say "Hello" to Summer with your neighbors and friends at the Pentwater's "Start of Summer Party!"  
Hot dogs and beverages and tableware provided.  Bring a dish to pass.  Everyone is Welcome!

National Asparagus Festival

June 8-10

Come celebrate! Several activities daily in Hart , Michigan. Parade in downtown Hart on Saturday.

For more information call 231-873-2247


Free Fishing Weekend

June 9 & 10

Come enjoy one of Michigan’s premiere outdoor activities, Michigan Fishing, for Free.  All fishing license fees will be waived for two days!  Residents and out-of-state visitors may enjoy fishing on both inland and Great Lakes’ waters for all species of fish.  All fishing regulations will still apply.  For details, contact Michigan DNR.  So grab a pole, start a family tradition and fish in Pentwater Area Rivers, Pentwater Lake, and Lake Michigan.



Pentwater Community Garage Sale

June 9

Second Saturday of June

Garage Sales throughout Pentwater area!  This annual event creates summer deals and fun for all!  Several home owners sell their items that may just turn into your treasures!  The maps to all the garage sales will be available at the Pentwater Chamber on June 7th, Stop by and pick up your treasure map.

Register your garage sale at Pentwater Chamber of Commerce by June 3rd. The cost is $10 to be on the map.



Oceana County Historical Post Card Show

June 16th at 10am-2pm

Downtown Mears at Old Town Hall

Buy and sell post cards at Historical Park Transportation Museum.  There are almost 3,000 Oceana County post cards available to look at.  Reprints will be available for you to purchase.  Meet at the Old Town Hall on Fox Road in downtown Mears for this event.

Call for more info: 231-873-2600

Spring Fest Arts & Crafts Fair

art fair

June 16 & 17, 2018

Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 10am-3pm

Location: Village Green, 231 S. Hancock Street, Pentwater, MI

Experience the beauty of Spring and Summer at our annual Arts and Craft Festival. Over 100 vendors provide hand-made crafts, a special skill or art, a skilled trade or antiques on the Village Green.  We’ll have live music, tbd, on the Green.  This is a weekend not to miss.

To register as a vendor for the Arts & Craft Festival, go to the applications link at Spring Fest Application to register or contact Pentwater Chamber of Commerce at 231-869-4150.

Summer Weekly Repeats

Last-Friday-of-the-Month Gallery Stroll

June-Sept | 5pm-8pm

Pickin’ in Pentwater

June – Aug

Tuesdays | 7pm

On the Village Green

Pentwater Farmer’s Market

June 4th –  September 3rd

Mondays and Thursdays

At 10am-1pm

On the Village Green

Civic Band Concerts – 71 Year Tradition

June 21 – August 

Thursdays at 8pm

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TEL: 231-869-4150

ADDRESS: 324 S Hancock St. 
               Pentwater, MI  49449

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