Get some fresh air and exercise during those cold winter months when you hit the Pentwater Pathway for cross country skiing and snowshoeing.
Photo by Pentwater Chamber of Commerce
October 14th, 2023
Pentwater’s Oktoberfest, held in October, is growing bigger every fall. There are a variety of activities for all ages and many interests. One highlight is the Classic Car and Hot Rod Show and Cruise.
It’s an annual fall event that everyone looks forward to- don’t miss the festivities during Pentwater’s Oktoberfest.
Here's the 2023 event schedule:
- 8-10am – Car Show Registration
- 9-10am – Stout Stumble 5K Check In
- 10am-12:30pm – Stout Stumble 5K Walk/Run
- 10am-2pm – Classic Car & Hot Rod Show
- 10am-4pm – Pentwater Home Tour to benefit COVE
- 12-2:30pm – Oktoberfest Celebration on the Village Green (Includes live music by Delilah DeWylde, yard games, food trucks, and specialty drinks)
- 12pm – Live Music and activities at the Village Cafe & Pub
Looking for more Oktoberfest activities? Check out Octoberfest in Ludington!
This small village creates memories for you and your family that won’t soon be forgotten. Read the stories below or go to the Pentwater destination page.
Welcome to Charles Mears State Park in Pentwater, Michigan. Lake Michigan beaches for great boating and swimming, camping, and family fun.
The village of Pentwater, Michigan has beautiful beaches and fun shops to explore. They also host many festivals and events all year.
Pentwaer fishing reports for Pentwater Lake and Lake Michigan are provided by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
Find artifacts, photographs, and lots of information and stories about the rich history of Pentwater at this historic museum!
The North and South Pierhead Lights are located in Pentwater along Lake Michigan and are rare pier range light systems along the Great Lakes.
For more information on the Pentwater Oktoberfest, please contact the event organizer:
Pentwater Chamber of Commerce
347 S. Hancock St., Pentwater, MI 49449
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