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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Winter Special

February 2015

Enjoy a few nights away with one of our February specials. Stay one night, Sunday through Thursday, and get the second night free! Looking for a weekend stay? If your stay includes a Friday or a Saturday, stay one night and get the second night 50% off! Offer vaild February 1 - 28, 2015, on new reservations only. Deals not available February 13 - 16. Call 269-857-4321 for pricing and availability and to book your room today!


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Christmas Cookie Tour Weekend Package

December 6 & 7, 2013

Friday evening, join other guests for socializing, drinks and seasonal treats. Saturday from 2-5pm, thirteen of the areas most popular and festively decorated inns and hotels will have their doors open offering Christmas cookies to indulge in. They will even give you the recipes to recreate the memories back home! Then vote for your favorite. Afterwards, take a tour of downtown on a horse-drawn carriage, make a dent in your Christmas shopping, catch a parade or just relax and take a nap! Discounted package pricing available which includes Two nights accommodations with breakfast served each morning, 2 tickets to Saturday's open house, and a keepsake Christmas ornament.


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!


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Winery Weekends

February 28 & March 1, 2014

Join other guests for hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and wine tasting during the welcoming party Friday evening at Tabor Hill Wine Port. Saturday afternoon you will enjoy a special tour of Fenn Valley Winery, located in the rolling hills of Lake Michigan. Then Saturday evening, a gourmet dinner with special winery-selected recipes and wines awaits you! A local wine representative will be there to introduce the wine and answer your questions. This is the perfect weekend for those thirsting for knowledge...or just thirsting!


Mardi Gras


Mardi Gras 2014

March 4, 2014

Let your hair down and your belt buckle out for a taste of the New Orleans in the sister cities of Saugatuck and Douglas. Rev up for an out of this world parade downtown Douglas at 7:00pm where costumes, floats, fun and foolery run rampant. Afterwards, join the crowd for a party at a local bar for prizes, drinks and dancing!


Valentine's Day


Valentine's Day 2014

February 14 & 15 , 2014

Celebrate this romantic day 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 with artists hard at work and enjoy snacks and refreshments throughout the day and evening. For those of you lucky enough to enjoy President's day off work on Monday, stay Friday, February 14, 2014 and Saturday, February 15, 2014 and enjoy 50% off Sunday, February 16, 2014 night's stay. Ask your innkeeper for add-on options such as having fresh flowers, chocolates, or champagne waiting in your room upon your arrival.


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Murder Mystery Weekends

March 21 & 22, 2014 and April 4 & 5, 2014

Your weekend begins with a chance to do some sleuthing at a Friday night welcome party. Saturday evening 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.


Mid Winter Poker


Mid-Winter Poker Tournament Weekend

March 28 & 29, 2014

For poker players of all levels. Your weekend starts with mingling and hors d'oeuvres at Zing Friday night. On Saturday morning learn the game of poker, or improve your skills, with lessons from world ranked tournament player, Jim Petzing. Then Saturday afternoon test your skills with a poker tournament followed by an awards dinner at Zing. This weekend event also includes lodging and breakfast both mornings at the BaySide Inn. Reservations must be made by February 17, 2014, so call and reserve your room today!


Allegan Antiques Show


Khnemu Studio & Art Gallery

Year 'Round Sundays 1:00pm - 3:00pm

"Play with Clay" A unique one-time opportunity to experience throwing on the potter's wheel with instruction. Due to the nature of clay it is not possible to take your work home with you. Dress to get dirty! Reservations are required for this fun experience. Please call Khnemu Studio on Fernwood Farm for more information and to make reservations 269-236-9260. Visit their website


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 3 - 10, 2014

This 10-day 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 5 through Thursday, May 10 and enjoy $25 off a night by mentioning this special. For more information visit or call 800-822-2770.


Memorial Weekend


Memorial Weekend

May 23-26, 2014.

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.


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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 SABA website for more info


Mason Street Warehouse - Saugatuck, MI


Mason Street Warehouse

June - September

"An uptown theatre in downtown Saugatuck", Mason Street Warehouse brings high quality theatre 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 Harold at (269) 857-2985.


Waterfront Invitational Art Fair - Saugatuck, MI


Waterfront Invitational Art Fair & Fourth of July Celebration

July 3-6, 2014

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 24-27, 2014

The highlight of a Saugatuck summer! 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 day 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

August 29 - September 1, 2014

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 by the pool or at the beach, the possibilities are endless.


Crane's Orchard Corn Maze - Fennville, MI


Crane's Orchard Corn Maze

September 5 - 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. In October, after dark this unique maze is turned into a haunted corn maze (not recommended for children under 12). Visit


Halloween Festival - Saugatuck, MI


Blue Coast Artist Fall Tour of Studios

October 3 & 4, 2014 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


Douglas Oktoberfest

Sunday, October 5th, 2014 12pm - 8pm

Join the fun in downtown Douglas at Beery Field for the annual Oktoberfest! From 12-8 pm. Hang out in the beer tent, have some food, enjoy the music, and take in the charm of downtown Douglas! Proceeds to benefit the renovation of the Beery Field Park/Playground. Visit Oktoberfest for more info.


Halloween Festival - Saugatuck, MI


Saugatuck's Annual Chili Cookoff

October 5, 2014

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 and is $5 for adults, kids are free. For more information please contact The River Market at 616-886-0749


Halloween Festival - Saugatuck, MI


Halloween Festival

October 31 & November 1, 2014

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).


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