Friday Night Live in Downtown Ludington
July and August
More Events... More Music... More Fun Than Ever Before!!There are many reasons to be in Ludington in the heart of summer, and one of them is the very popular Friday Night Live. Scheduled for four Friday nights in July and August, FNL features music, food, and great family activities. Three blocks of Ludington Avenue between Harrison and Robert streets are closed to traffic, as well as the first few blocks of South James Street between 6-9pm, allowing people to fill the streets and watch local entertainment. Some of the highlights include musical performances, inflatables, Baby Badger rides, pony rides and various demonstrations. The Farmers Market in North James Street Plaza is also open during Friday Night Live.
Here were the food vendors and activities for 2018:
Ludington Fire Dept.-Italian Sausage
Lakeside Wiener Wagon-Hot Dogs
Lela's Kettle Corn
Knights of Columbus-Elephant Ears
American Legion-Walking Tacos
Sophia Babcock-Candy Cart
Baby Badger Rides
Teen Game Area
And Much More!
Friday Night Live Now in its 14th Year!What began in 2005 as a way of getting people into downtown Ludington has grown into a huge community event. Friday Night Live enjoyed record crowds last year, with a mix of young and old, locals and visitors.
After a hectic work week or a day at the beach, Friday Night Live is the perfect place to start your weekend. It's summer at its best, right here in this wonderful place we call Ludington.
Check out Ludington Lodging for places to stay during Friday Night Live and Ludington Restaurants for great places to eat.
Happening Now in West Michigan...
For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in West Michigan:
Have Fun in Manistee, Michigan -- Explore Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk, hike the Manistee National Forest, canoe on the Manistee River, and more.
Hamlin Lake -- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and climbing dunes! The Hamlin Lake shoreline is also part of the Ludington State Park.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes -- Visiting the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
Things to Do in Pentwater, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Don't miss the popular Charles Mears State Park beach on Pentwater's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Lots of Activities in Scottville, Michigan -- Explore the Riverside Park along the National Scenic Pere Marquette River.
Canoeing or Fishing on the Pere Marquette River -- Many boat liveries offer canoe rentals.
Also, check out West Michigan Guides and our locally produced WestMichigan.MichBiz.com directory for our largest lists of Things to Do in West Michigan.