Eat, Drink, & Be Merry This Holiday Season In Saugatuck
“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the number of moments that take our breath away.”
~ Oscar Wilde
“For fast acting relief from stress; try slowing down.”
~ Lily Tomlin
It’s time to remove the stress of the holiday season and bring on the JOY!
The Saugatuck holiday events calendar for 2016 is full of wondrous events to get you into the holiday spirit.
Carols in the distance, laughter everywhere … we can smell the holiday season floating in the air.
Join us at Wickwood for our Festival Of Trees, November 11th – January 2nd. There’s tinsel wrapped ’round, candlelight glowing, and carriage bells jingling to our laughter and delight.
Spend relaxing time sitting around the fire at Wickwood……..reading, playing Backgammon or Scrabble, a game of gin and just talking.
Be transported back to an old-fashioned Christmas in the Village of Saugatuck!
As the holiday spirit swirls about, the shopping has never been more festive. An extra serving of cheer is served up throughout the town as you find that special gift in our unique shops and boutiques. Holiday music fills the street as your wander through art galleries, pop into restaurants, and taste away time at wineries.
There’s no better way to check things off your list. Skip the traffic and the lines.
Make wonderful memories instead.
Enjoy the Holiday Parade, Carolers, Lighting Ceremony, Village Concerts, and Dickens Fest.
Explore Open Houses and Special Events at more than 30 Art Galleries and Studios.
Exercise your mind, body and spirit. Hike through the peacefulness of the 13 miles of well-marked hiking trails dunes at the Saugatuck State Park. Enjoy the vistas from the 200 foot Dunes towering over Lake Michigan. Lose track of time birdwatching, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, sliding down the snowy dunes, and even Winter picnics in the Park.
Climb to new heights at Mt. Baldhead. Stroll Oval Beach and enjoy the singing sands and sound of waves. Visit Blue Star Community Gym or Satya Yoga Center … both welcome walk-ins.
Enliven your senses at Fenn Valley’s Nouveau Fest and Felt Mansion’s Wine Tasting Event.
Excite your appetite and savor the tastes and spirits of the season. Enjoy the special Holiday and New Year’s Eve Menus at Bowdie’s, Everyday People, Phil’s, and Butch’s. Book a Private Cider Tasting at Virtue or Cranes. Delight in a Private Wine Tasting at The Petter Wine Gallery.
Better pack your dancing shoes for the live music that’s sprinkled at bars and restaurants all over town: Salt of the Earth, Little Lucy’s, The What Not, Saugatuck Brewing Company, and more!
Usher in the New Year with a Special New Year’s Eve Menu of Champagne and Small Plates at Wickwood … complete with balloons, hats, confetti, and Fireworks over Lake Kalamazoo at Midnight.
The streets of Saugatuck are bustling with cheer.
Learn more details by checking out all of the Saugatuck holiday events in the Wickwood newsletter.
Come … warm your heart and mind.
“When it snows, you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels.”
~ Nora Ephron
“And above all … have a good time.”
~ Julia Child