BeachWay Resort - Saugatuck, MI


Saugatuck and the surrounding area has much to offer, whether you're interested in sightseeing, shopping, perusing the many art galleries or simply trying out the cuisine. And if sporting activities are more your thing then Saugatuck is full of opportunities, like golfing, fishing, or sailing, mentioning just a few. Or perhaps you're looking for relaxation, Saugatuck is the perfect getaway with renown Oval Beach just steps away. It's the perfect place to de-stress and let the sun & surf help melt those cares away. Saugatuck is also home to many festivals and events that make our quaint village a top tourist destination for visitors around the world. Below you'll find just a few of the events going on throughout the year. For more visit


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New Year's Eve


New Year's Eve Getaway

December 30 & 31

Celebrate the New Year in Saugatuck! Spend the new year with that special someone. Many restaurants feature special menus and live entertainment. Then after dinner, take in the fireworks from your deck over the Kalamazoo River while enjoying a bottle of champagne compliments of The BaySide Inn. On the 1st enjoy our full breakfast served an hour later for all you late risers.
Please note: this holiday books well in advance, so make your reservations early to secure your room!


Valentine's Day


Valentine's Weekend

February 9 & 10, 2018

Celebrate this romantic weekend in Saugatuck! Stay in and snuggle up with that someone special watching a movie from our collection or just watch the tug boats push through the ice on the river from your room. Visit art galleries, shops and restaurants and enjoy snacks and refreshments throughout the day and evening. Venture out to our beautiful state park and rent snow shoes or cross country skis, or slip into our outdoor hot tub and enjoy the view. Ask your innkeeper for add-on options such as having fresh flowers, chocolates, or champagne waiting in your room upon your arrival.


GE Murder Mystery


March Murder Mystery Weekends

February 23 & 24, 2018 and March 9 & 10, 2018

Your weekend begins with a chance to do some sleuthing at a Friday night welcome party. Enjoy appetizers, snacks and desserts as you get to know your fellow sleuthers. Saturday afternoon gives you time for shopping, a brewery tour, exploring town, or just getting ready for the main event Saturday evening. There we gather in costume and solve the "murder" over a five-course gourmet dinner. A cast party at a local saloon will complete Saturday's events (the first drink on us). One month's advance booking is recommended. Package pricing includes all murder mystery events, lodging for two nights, breakfast each morning.


Labor Day Weekend - Saugatuck, MI


Events in the Vineyard

Tours and special events available year 'round

Fenn Valley offers many events including Blues and Performing Art concerts, BBQ, food & wine pairings, cookouts, winemakers dinners and much much more. For more information visit


Tulip Time Festival


Tulip Time Festival

May 5 - 13, 2018

This festival is ranked as one of the top events in North America, listed as one of the top 20 events internationally, and is the 4th largest flower festival in the United States! Headline stars, colorful parades, 1500 authentic Dutch costumed dancers, dinner and musical shows, fireworks, children's events, and historical trolley tours all contribute to the unique Dutch atmosphere of the community of Holland. Festival is located in downtown Holland, Michigan, approximately 10 miles north of Saugatuck. Stay between Sunday, May 3 through Thursday, May 7 and enjoy $25 off a night by mentioning this special. For more information visit or call 800-822-2770.


Memorial Weekend


Memorial Weekend

May 25-28, 2018

Celebrate the unofficial start to summer on the waterfront in quaint Saugatuck Michigan! Enjoy Saugatuck's annual Memorial Day parade through downtown Saugatuck at 9am, then catch the Douglas annual Memorial Day parade through downtown Douglas at 10am. Please note there is a 3 day minimum stay requirement for this holiday weekend.


Saugatuck-Douglas Green Market


Saugatuck-Douglas Green Market

June - August

Every Friday downtown at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts from 8am to 2pm. Join us for the "Art of Fresh Food"! Local farmers and growers bring fresh produce, flowers, and perennials, plus homemade jams, jellies, and baked goods.


Felt Mansion


Music in the Park

Every Wednesday June - August

Enjoy live performances in Wick's park on the Kalamazoo River every Wednesday this summer. Performance time from 7- 9 pm. Visit the SD-ABA website for more info


Mason Street Warehouse - Saugatuck, MI


Saugatuck Center for the Arts and Mason Street Warehouse

Events year 'round

Saugatuck Center for the Arts and Mason Street Warehouse brings high quality theatre, art and music productions to our quaint waterfront town! Visit


Walking Tours - Saugatuck, MI


Walking Tours of Historic Saugatuck, MI

July & August
Every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 2pm this 75 min. walking tour departs from the Information Booth downtown across from City Hall. Presented by the Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society, $5 for adults 12 and over, children under 12 free. Info call (269) 857-7900 for more information.


Waterfront Invitational Art Fair - Saugatuck, MI


Waterfront Invitational Art Fair & Fourth of July Celebration

July 1-5, 2017

The annual juried art fair on the waterfront in Cook Park sponsored by the Saugatuck/Douglas Art Club. Celebrate Independence Day with our annual parade through downtown at 2pm, music all afternoon at Cook Park, and fireworks over the harbor at dusk! Please note that this holiday requires at least a 4 night minimum stay requirement. Visit


Harbor Days & Venetian Nights Festival - Saugatuck, MI


Harbor Days & Venetian Nights Festival

July 28-31, 2017

The highlight of a Saugatuck summer! This lively festival kicks off Friday night with food, drinks and dancing. On Saturday enjoy music in the park, an arts & crafts fair sponsored by the Saugatuck-Douglas Art Club, a lighted boat parade at dusk and fireworks over the harbor after dark! A full weekend of the best Saugatuck has to offer! Please note that this holiday requires at least a 4 night minimum stay requirement. Visit


Labor Day Weekend - Saugatuck, MI


Labor Day Weekend

September 1-4, 2017

Don't think Summer's done yet! Summer is still in full swing here in Saugatuck for this holiday weekend. Take in the shops and art galleries, eat at all the great restaurants, enjoy boat and dune buggy rides, relax at the beach, the possibilities are endless.


Crane's Orchard Corn Maze - Fennville, MI


Crane's Orchard Corn Maze

September 10 - Halloween Weekend

Get in the spirit of fall by getting lost in a 20-acre corn maze! Hay rides also available on weekends in October. Visit


Halloween Festival - Saugatuck, MI


Blue Coast Artist Fall Tour of Studios

October 7 & 8, 2017 10 am - 6 pm

Artists offer free art-making demonstrations including glass flame-working, Raku-firing, wood-working, throwing-pottery, painting and other art making demonstrations. For more information on the tour call (269) 236-9260 or visit


Halloween Festival - Saugatuck, MI


Saugatuck's Annual Chili Cookoff

October 14, 2017

Saugatuck's annual chili cookoff brings out your favorite restaurants to showdown with everyone's favorite, chili of course! Enjoy local bands. Takes place in Wick's park from 1:00pm - 5:00pm. For more information please contact Cow Hill Yacht Club at 616-886-0749.


Halloween Festival - Saugatuck, MI


Halloween Festival

October 28, 2017

Spend the day in downtown Saugatuck for the annual Halloween Festival! From 10am 'til 5pm enjoy country music, entertainment, storytelling, arts & crafts featuring Harvest & Christmas items, and a parade! Then end your evening with downtown Douglas' Halloween Celebration & Parade at 10:oopm(adults only). Free rides from the interurban until 2am.


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