Unwind in the Art Coast of Michigan.

Host your Holiday Party in Saugatuck/Douglas

It might seem a tad early to start thinking about holiday parties, but now is the ideal time to start planning those late November, December and even January get-togethers! With the twinkling lights, snowy sidewalks, warmly lit shops and cozy lodging amenities, Saugatuck/Douglas makes the perfect retreat for work holiday parties or a holiday gathering […]

Local Artwork for a Cause

The Saugatuck Douglas Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (SDACVB) is excited to announce their partnership with local artist and philanthropist Ted Swoboda and his organization, Pictures for Vets for a special photography exhibit at the SDACVB Welcome Center from Oct. 22 – Dec. 3. “With Veterans day this month, there is no better time for […]

An Art Coast Holiday

Saugatuck’s 2018 Holiday Season Kicks-Off the Last Weekend in November The Saugatuck Douglas Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is excited to announce the plethora of winter and holiday activities that will be taking place throughout the duration of our Art Coast Holiday Season. With the twinkling lights, snowy sidewalks, warmly lit shops and cozy lodging […]

Saugatuck Brewing Co.’s Barrel Aged Bootleg Bash

After a brief hiatus, Saugatuck Brewing Company is pleased to announce the return of their favorite event: Barrel Aged Bootleg Bash. On Saturday, November 3rd, we’ll be showcasing all of our favorite Barrel Aged Beers ranging from 2015 – 2018. Here are all the details: – When: Saturday, November 3rd from 1:00 – 5:00 pm […]

Cook like a Local (Chef)

Thanks to our location near the Great Lakes, this part of Michigan is blessed with an abundance of fresh produce. Literally dozens of farms grow everything from asparagus to apples and blueberries within half a day’s drive. As if that’s not enough, some of the country’s finest chefs also call this area home, using their […]

The Annual Fennville Goose Festival Returns for its 34th Year

This weekend, October 12, 13 & 14 the 34th annual Fennville Goose Festival will take place in downtown Fennville and locals are gearing up for the festivities! When it first began in 1985, the Fennville Goose Festival was a small party for locals, and for those who happened to be in town, to celebrate and […]

The History Behind the Saugatuck/Douglas Fall Gallery Stroll

This weekend, October 6 and 7, the 41st annual Saugatuck/Douglas Fall Gallery Stroll will take place with artist receptions, demonstrations, live music and refreshments adding to the fun and creative atmosphere surrounding the two-day art stroll. While this event is one that the local and surrounding art communities look forward to each year, many might […]

Halloween in Saugatuck/Douglas

From kid’s events like glow-in-the-dark dance parties, to adult favorites like the Giant Pumpkin King rising from the ashes, there’s always something grand and a bit spooky happening in the Saugatuck/Douglas area for Halloween, and this year is no exception. October 26 and 27 will be the weekend where all five community Halloween events for […]

Bike Saugatuck

In Michigan, Autumn is one of the best times of the year to bike, due to “goldilocks weather” – not too hot or too cold, it’s just right. Plus, it’s one of the best ways to see the oranges, yellows and reds that the trees in Michigan take on during this time of the year. […]

8 Ways to Experience a Tour of Saugatuck/Douglas

Guided tours are a great way to experience the Saugatuck/Douglas community, as many of them are tailored toward specific interests like food, beverage, art or activities like running or biking. Below are nine ways that you can tour the Saugatuck/Douglas area this fall: Coastal Tours Coastal Tours offers a way to “experience the shore like […]