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Pentwater Winterfest

February 2025

A variety of activities occur over two weekends during February to make up Pentwater’s Winterfest. Included are fishing tournaments, cross country skiing, sledding, and ice skating.

Here's what happened last year:

First Saturday

  • All Day – Sledding on the Village Green- 327 S. Hancock St.
  • 7am-4pm – Annual Ryan Williams Perch Tournament – Registration is 7am-10am at Pentwater Convenience Center (4374 Monroe Rd.) or Port View Wine & Beer Market (560 S. Hancock St.) or register online by clicking here. The fee is $10 per adult or $5 per child (15 or younger). 100% Cash and Prize payout for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes. The final weigh-in will be at Port View no later then 4pm. Weather permitting.
  • 9am – Yoga & Live Music at EnerG Fitness- 560 S. Hancock St.
  • 10am-1pm – Winter Farmers Market at the Centenary United Methodist Church- 82 Hancock St. Visit for a vendor application. 
  • 11am – Snowman Scram 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run at Pentwater School. $20 for Fun Run, $30 for 5k. For more information or to register, click here
  • 12-3pm – Pentwater Pathways Open – The public is invited to use OCCSA’s adult and children’s ski equipment on a first come, first served basis. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Parking Area on Railroad Rd. at the end of Jackson Rd.

Second Saturday

  • Event coincides with the Michigan Free Fishing Weekend.
  • 11:30am – Kids Yoga at EnerG Fitness
  • 11:30am-Midnight – Mardi Gras at the Antler Bar- 283 S. Hancock St.
  • 12-4pm – Poker Run at Pentwater Galleries for a chance to win a prize.
  • 1-2:30pm – Scavenger Hunt with clues scattered throughout the village for children to find.

Both Weekends

  • Ice Skating Rink Open at North End Park (weather permitting). Ice Skates will be available to rent during business hours at the Pentwater Chamber of Commerce- 330 S. Hancock St., Pentwater.
  • Bonfire at the top of the Village Green

Experience Pentwater

The small village of Pentwater helps you and your family create memories that won’t soon be forgotten. Read the stories below or go to the Pentwater destination page.

Stay tuned for the most updated information on the 2025 Pentwater Winterfest!

For more information on Pentwater Winterfest, please contact:

Pentwater Chamber of Commerce

(231) 869-4150

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