Celebrate The Saugatuck Expo And The Very Best Of Saugatuck’s Arts And Culture

Posted on: April 23, 2019   |   Posted in: Art, Food & Drink, Things To Do In Saugatuck

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Start Your Summer At Wickwood Inn On The Art Coast Of Michigan During The Month-long Saugatuck Expo

As you plan your West Michigan summer vacation, know that Saugatuck Expo is the place to be this June. Saugatuck celebrates our commitment to arts and culture that has made our village a tourism destination for 150 years. Throughout the entire summer, our streets, artists, musicians, businesses, and well, everyone lets loose.  Our way to showcase this phenomenon in our towns is Saugatuck Expo.  Saugatuck is alive with enthusiasm as we eat, drink, entertain, perform, and soak in the beauty of art and culture during June’s Saugatuck Expo!

Every week of the Expo has a different focus.  So, pick your favorite.  Reserve a few nights at Wickwood and kick off your summer on the shores of West Michigan! Do you need more to do in our lovely town? Visit Wickwood’s Things to Do in Summer in Saugatuck page for our suggestions on must-see spots!


Taste of Saugatuck Plus Saugatuck Restaurant Week at Saugatuck Expo

We know that you adore food like we do at Wickwood Inn. Join us during the first week of the Saugatuck Expo and taste the delicious Saugatuck food scene during The Culinary Arts week from June 1-8. Local restaurants feature new summer menu items at Taste Of EATDRINK SDF on June 1st from 1-4pm in Wick’s Park. Enjoy live entertainment and a blind taste competition for only $5 (includes 2 food tickets). Plus, from June 2 through June 9, see our food community caters to foodies during Saugatuck Restaurant Week.  During your stay with us at Wickwood, pop into many of the local restaurants as our top chefs deliver special menus during the community-wide showcase! Remember, at Wickwood we know good food and know where to find the best in our town.  We happily point you in the right direction for even more tasty adventures for food-lovers!


Saugatuck Fine Arts Week at Saugatuck Expo

Our area hugely supports the arts, so join us June 8-14 for the week of The Fine Arts In Saugatuck. Many hard-working artists reside in our community, and we celebrate their artwork. Join us at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts for a kick-off event on the evening of June 7 with food trucks, live entertainment, and the SCA’s summer exhibition opening! Then on June 8, don’t miss the annual Saugatuck Summer Gallery Stroll Plus Art on Center in nearby Douglas.  Stroll through our many art galleries while enjoying live music and refreshments. Do you wonder what else to do while you’re in town to feed the art enthusiast in you? Don’t worry, we have a whole day of art-filled experiences and ideas for you!


Saugatuck Live Music Week at Saugatuck Expo

We all know that music and memories are a powerful thing, so visit us from June 14-21 and celebrate The Art of Music in Saugatuck. Many local restaurants, bars and organizations begin showcasing Saugatuck’s live summer music scene during this week devoted to the sounds of summer.  Some restaurants have music every weekend, like Borrowed Time and their Music On The Lawn.  The Saugatuck Center For The Arts brings us ticketed events for live music, sometimes with a big party included!  If walking out of Wickwood’s door to these sounds of summer is what you want, then Wick’s Park’s Music In The Park should be on your list.  Venues large and small, inside and outside are making great music this summer in Saugatuck.


Saugatuck Performing Arts Week at Saugatuck Expo

Saugatuck Expo’s month-long celebration’s final week showcases the beauty of theatre and performance.  Visit Saugatuck from June 21-27 and take in the lakeshore area’s Performing Arts. Get your tickets now for the production of “In the Heights” at Saugatuck Center for the Arts.  Enjoy a full weekend of relentless giggles at the Laughshore Comedy Festival. Plus, celebrate Dudleyville Vintage Baseball Festival for two days of fun, local history and more during this entertaining and hilarious week! To cap this exciting arts-filled month, pay homage to the great Shakespeare at The Art of Shakespeare from June 27-30.  Shakespeare Mini-Performances pop up on June 28, 29 and 30th in select places around town. And, Shakespeare in the Park takes place in Wick’s Park on the evening of June 29.


Stay At Wickwood Inn To Celebrate Saugatuck Expo

Nothing says “summer is here” like strolling through Saugatuck’s Art Gallery Events, watching Shakespeare in the Park or eating al fresco and sipping wine while watching live music ‘On The Lawn’. Don’t miss this exciting month in Saugatuck as we celebrate the start of summer’s Saugatuck Art Events on the art coast of Michigan! While you’re here, we have a whole line up of more things to do during your stay at Wickwood Inn.  See our informative things to do in summer in Saugatuck page!

What are you waiting for?  Book your stay at Wickwood Inn’s downtown Saugatuck bed and breakfast today!

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