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Top Events in Silver Lake/Mears

Silver Lake/Mears boast access to both Silver Lake and Lake Michigan and the 107′ Little Sable Point Lighthouse is located in the Silver Lake State Park. Rolling sand dunes, camping, hiking, fishing, and acres of forest make this park a vacation paradise. There are also many great festivals and events to enjoy.

Here we’ve condensed the most popular annual happenings, so you can see at a glance which time of year you may want to visit our wonderful area. Welcome to Silver Lake!

Silver Lake Jeep Invasion

Join in the creative atmosphere of the Silver Lake Jeep Invasion to experience the Off Road Trails, Jeep Car Shows, National Vendor Show Events, Trail Rides, live music, raffles, awards, and more.

Fireworks Over the Dunes

The Silver Lake area has their Independence Day fireworks display at dusk over the sand dunes. Referred to as “Thunder over the Dunes,” it’s a great way to cap off the July 4th holiday.

Apple & BBQ Festival

The Silver Lake Sand Dunes Apple & BBQ Festival includes Amateur & KCBS Professional Competition, Craft Show, Classic Auto & ORV Show, Beer Tent, live entertainment, and food vendors.

Summer Music

In addition to live music held at Silver Lake establishments like Golden Sands Golf & Bucket Bar and Val-Du-Lakes, Silver Lake offers many opportunities to enjoy live music throughout the summer.

More Silver Lake Sand Dunes area info:

Planning a visit to the Silver Lake Sands Dunes area? Have questions about your trip? Here’s where you can find help: 

  • Silver Lake Sand Dunes – Hart Visitors Bureau:  
  • Digital Visitor Guide – View & Download
  • Silver Lake Sand Dunes Area Chamber: (231) 873-2247
  • Silver Lake Sand Dunes – Hart Visitor Bureau: (231) 873-3982
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There’s so much to do in Silver Lake! From hitting the dunes to camping out at the state park — it’s an outdoor adventure for everyone.

Silver Lake State Park

The Silver Lake State Park is 3,000 acres and is situated between Silver Lake and Lake Michigan, offering boating, fishing, swimming, & ORV.