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5 Things to Know About Lantern-Lit Snowshoeing & Skiing in Ludington, MI Posted on 02/02/2017
Ludington boasts a number of excellent snowshoeing and cross country skiing trails – and one of the most popular places for a winter sojourn is at the 5,300-acre Ludington State Park. Several miles of trails are groomed for cross country skiing, and snowshoers can explore all the other trails. The park also hosts a series of snowshoeing and cross country skiing events on weekends in January and February, including the popular lantern-lit snowshoe and skiing event. Here are 5 things you need to know about this unique event coming up this weekend: It's free! There are not many activities for fa...
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BrrrewFest – The 411 on Ludington, Michigan’s Winter Beer Festival Posted on 01/23/2017
We know you love Ludington and we know you love Michigan craft beer. With that, we bring you the 3rd Annual Pure Ludington BrrrewFest, happening Saturday, January 28 in Downtown Ludington. The only winter craft beer festival in Ludington, features nearly 30 Michigan craft brewers who will be showcasing their best and unique brews.Wondering if one of you favorite brewers will be there? Check out the list of brewers and what they are bringing to the festival here. Tickets are available online through 1/26 for $25. Your ticket includes a commemorative 5oz. sample glass as well as 6 drink tokens. ...
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Everything You Need to Know About the Pure Ludington NYE Ball Drop Posted on 12/29/2016
Did you know what every December 31st in Downtown Ludington we hoist a six foot ball covered in 6,000 LED lights up into the air, let you dance under it for a few hours then lower it to the ground at the stroke of midnight followed by an awesome display of fireworks?It's an amazing, FREE, family-friendly way to ring in the New Year. Evening activities begin at 9:00pm when the entertainment area in the North James Street Plaza opens for music, dancing and beer tasting.  Then at midnight, the ball drops down from high above the main intersection in downtown. Once the clock strikes midnight, turn...
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This Weekend: 2016 Suds on the Shore Posted on 08/19/2016
The popular Suds on the Shore Craft Beer and Wine Festival is upon us this weekend and is a must stop for beer and wine enthusiasts!For anyone not familiar with this event, it is hosted in Rotary Park on the outskirts of Downtown Ludington, just blocks from Stearns Park Beach and Lake Michigan. The shady park makes for a great backdrop to all of the fun that is Suds on the Shore. The event is a fundraiser for United Way of Mason County, which means it is also for a great cause. Tickets are $30 at the gate and include a commemorative tasting glass and 8 drink tokens. You can find more informati...
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7 Things to Do this 4th of July Holiday Weekend in Ludington Posted on 06/29/2016
Photo by Todd & Brad Reed PhotographyIf you are looking to celebrate the 4th of July, Pure Ludington must be on your list. This small town does 4th of July big!  To make your trip easier, we have put together a list of things to be sure to check out if you are in the Ludington Area this holiday weekend: 1. Kick off the holiday weekend in Downtown Ludington. These is always something new to see and do in Downtown Ludington, which is why if you are in town this weekend, you must take stroll along Ludington Avenue and South James Street to see what is new. Stop by the North James Street Plaza...
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Grab A Spoon, Take Part in World Record Attempt for Longest Ice Cream Dessert Posted on 05/26/2016
House of Flavors of Ludington invites any and all ice cream lovers to belly up to a half-mile long ice cream sundae on Ludington Avenue between Park and Harrison Streets in downtown Ludington and eat House of Flavors ice cream to help win the Guinness World Record for the Longest Ice Cream Dessert. The attempt will take place at 6pm on June 11, and is one of the many family-friendly events happening as part of 'Love Ludington' Weekend.Fun Facts About the Longest Ice Cream Dessert Guinness World Record Attempt: Length of dessert: Half mile – 2,640 feet; 31,680 inches; more than eight city block...
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Love Ludington Weekend Kick's Off Summer Season Posted on 05/11/2016
While the first official day of summer isn’t for a few more weeks, Ludington is celebrating it early as it declares June 11-12 a “Love Ludington” weekend full of summertime festivals and activities to get residents and visitors in the spirit of summer.The weekend will feature favorite annual traditions like the Ludington Lakestride Half Marathon and Pirates of the Caribbean Shoreline Cruise on the S.S. Badger, plus incorporate new traditions like a Guinness World Record attempt for the Longest Ice Cream Dessert, sunset beach bonfire on Lake Michigan and craft show at Historic White Pine Villag...
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St. Patrick's Day In Downtown Ludington Offers A Day o' Fun Posted on 03/10/2016
 This weekend is shaping up to be a continuation of the warm weather we are having here in Pure Ludington, which is a great setting for the weekend's St. Patrick's Day festivities happening in Downtown Ludington. Here is the run down of all of the fun!Kegs & Eggs Breakfast & Bloody Mary Bar I 9AM I Barley & Rye                                                         Kick off the day with a hearty breakfast and bloody mary bar at Barley & Rye! It is the perfect spot to start your day downtown. You will need the fuel for all of the fun you are going to have in downtown!Shamr...
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35 Reasons Not to Miss 2nd Annual BrrrewFest Posted on 01/14/2016
Now that Winter has arrived, we couldn't think a better way to welcome the snowy season than with an invasion of craft beer! Get your tickets now for the January 30th fundraiser for the 2nd Annual Pure Ludington BrrrewFest, benefitting the Friends of Ludington State Park. Your ticket gets you a 5oz. tasting glass and 6 drink tokens. The afternoon will be filled with over 145 cold brews, hots beats and even some eats! So bundle up in your winter gear, grab some friends and head for Pure Ludington on Saturday, January 30th. Here are 35 reasons you don't want to miss this event:1. Arcadia Brewing...
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4 Ways to Kick-off the New Year in Pure Ludington Posted on 12/18/2015
Ludington’s biggest annual celebration takes place each winter on New Year’s Eve. Billed as “West Michigan’s largest New Year’s Eve Ball,” Ludington’s New Year’s Eve Ball Drop offers the quintessential, small-town New Year's Eve celebration – complete with an outdoor beer garden and music, a ball drop with 6,000 LED lights in the heart of downtown, plus fireworks. Here are 5 ways to ring in 2016 here in Pure Ludington!1. Countdown Party & New Year's Eve Ball Drop Evening activities begin with a countdown party at 9:30 p.m. when the entertainment tent opens for music, dancing and beer tasti...
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