*Pentwater Michigan Autumn Events for 2018*
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28th Annual Fall Fest - Art & Craft Fair
Sept 22 & 23
Experience the beauty of fall 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 on the green. This is a weekend not to miss.
To register as a vendor for the Arts & Craft Festival, contact Pentwater Chamber of Commerce at 231-869-4150. Spots available so contact us soon!
Fall Volunteer Weekend
Charles Mears State Park
October 5 & 6
Meet at the Park Head Quarters Building Saturday Morning at 9am
Annual Oktoberfest / Annual Classic Car and Hot Rod Show
Pentwater, Michigan's Oktoberfest is growing bigger every fall. Activities start Friday night and wrap up on Saturday. There are activities for all ages and many interests. The schedule of events is below.
6:30 - 7:30pm Bingo at VFW Hall
9pm Comedy Night at The Village Café & Pub
10am - 4pm COVE Home Tour
Tickets available on top of the Village Green
11am - 1pm am Kid Activities
Village Green 231 S. Hancock St.
PUMPKIN & FACE PAINTING
Kit for children ages 5-12 years old. Kits may take up to 20 minutes to assemble.
STORYTELLING - Storybook Village will have fun puppets and story time.
10am - 3pm CLASSIC CAR & HOT ROD SHOW
On Hancock St. Over 100 cars attend the show. There are many trophies, awards and a car plaque for the first 75 cars registered.
Register your classic car or hot rod for our annual car show. The cost is $10 per car. Registration form is online or register the day of the event.
11:30 - 5:30pm BRATS N Kraut, Strudel, Chips, Pop & Beer at Entertainment Tent
Noon - 2pm CHILI COOK-OFF
Taste recipes & cast your vote! Registration form is online or register the day of the event. Winners announced prior to Raffle Drawing.
Noon - 2pm Oktoberfest Raffle Ticket Sales
Noon-5pm CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT, STEIN HOISTING
BIG TEN GAMES ON THE BIG SCREEN
2:30pm Oktoberfest RAFFLE DRAWING at the Entertainment Tent
5-7 pm MUSIC at the Village Café and Pub.
5 pm POLKA DANCE CONTEST & CHICKEN DANCE CONTEST
9:30 pm Live Music inside Village Pub
Halloween on the Green
October 27 at 12 - 1pm
Location: Village Green, 231 S. Hancock Street, Pentwater, Michigan
There will be a Costume Contest, Face Painting, Pumpkin Painting, Sack Race, Great Pumpkin Roll, Candy Bags, Crafts
Trick or Treating with Pentwater’ Downtown Merchants
Oct 27 at 12-2pm
Trick or treating with Pentwater's Downtown Merchants
Oct. 27 at 1:00pm
Come to the 11th Annual Halloween Spooktacular Parade downtown Pentwater. There should be several ghosts, goblins, monsters and more. The Pentwater Band will be marching
Consider being in the parade too. It is open to school classes, individuals, families, merchants and pets. Be as creative as you like, making floats or simply come in a costume, the parents are of course welcome to walk with the kids. The main rule is to be in the Halloween Spirit and have fun! Line up at Charlie's Marina between 12:30pm - 12:45pm
Oct 28 at 6pm
Visit the local watering holes for ghoulish food, scary drinks, and spooky treats
Village of Pentwater, Michigan – Trick or Treating & Homemade Donuts
Oct 31 at 6-8pm
Kids come trick or treating in Pentwater from 6pm to 8pm to homes with their porch light on. There will be free homemade donuts provided by the Pentwater Fire Department at the Fire Station (486 E Park Street, Pentwater, Michigan) at 6pm.