Celebrate your love of Ludington with this lakeshore community, June 8 & 9, with events and activities to get residents and visitors in the spirit of summer.
Love Ludington Weekend will feature favorite annual traditions like the Lakestride Half Marathon and incorporate newer traditions like attempting to break a Guinness World Record!
Saturday, June 8
8:00 AM: Ludington Lakestride Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
The Ludington Lakestride is a 38-year tradition provides participants a beautiful running race near Lake Michigan, with options for a 5K, 10K and half marathon. Races begin at 8 a.m. starting at 612 N. Lakeshore Dr. (Nader’s Lakeshore Motor Lodge) and finishing at Stearns Beach on Lake Michigan.
4:00 PM: Pure Ludington Guinness World Record Attempt
In 2016 Ludington broke the Guinness World Record for the Longest Ice Cream Sundae and in 2017 Ludington broke the record for the Most Sand Angels Created Simultaneously. This year, Ludington is looking to break the world record by hosting the Largest Dessert Party! Bring your appetite to Rotary Park for record-breaking fun!
Sunday, June 9
10-11AM: Historic Home Tours hosted by the Ludington Bed & Breakfast Association
Explore a bit of Ludington history by touring these historic homes, now bed and breakfasts. Here’s an opportunity to see the beautiful craftsmanship of the Lumber Era first hand. As part of the Love Ludington Weekend, visitors can tour the homes that are now the Ludington House, the Lamplighter and the Candlelite Inn. No stay is required. Tour cost is $5 per adult. Tour information can be obtained with The LampLighter B&B, 231-843-9792, or by visiting this website.
12-8PM: West Shore Pride Fest
The West Shore Pride Fest celebrates LGBTQ pride with speakers, performers, community organizations, and vendors. All are welcome to this free and family-friendly event at Rotary Park from 12-8PM.