Aside from the pull of those dunes, there’s always something going on around here in Silver Lake—festivals, celebrations, fireworks—you’re where all the action is.

Below are a few of our favorite annual events, but be sure to check out the Silver Lake Visitors Bureau site, Think Dunes, for a list of even more events and activities going on through the year.

S.O.S Start of Summer Celebration!

After a long Michigan winter, we’re all excited to welcome summer! So in order to help everyone start off the season “on the right foot,” our 9th Annual Start of Summer Celebration will begin June 9th at 10am with a Trail Run followed by the S.O.S. Kids Dash. After the races, the celebration continues with ... Read More

Fourth of July Activities

The 4th of July is big around Silver Lake—it’s our most popular summer weekend. So if you’re visiting us during this holiday, expect a ton of things to do for the whole family. Below is a list of the weekend’s events, and of course, you’ll notice lots of fireworks! We have to tell you, there’s ... Read More

Apple & BBQ Cook-Off Festival

September 14th & 15th Silver Lake is one of the most popular summer destinations for Michigan camping, but the fun events continue well into the fall too! So why not come visit us after the Labor Day weekend is over for one of our most famous events—The Apple & BBQ Festival. Your mouth will already ... Read More

SLRC Spooktacular

MUUAA HAHA HAHA HAHA!!!! September 22nd & 23rd Family fun weekend filled with all things Halloween! Costume and site decorating contest, pumpkin carving, Halloween movie, trick-or-treating, and so much more. It’s going to be AMAZING! 9am Cider & Donuts – office lounge 10am Scavenger Hunt – cards at front desk 2pm to 4pm Face Painting, Games ... Read More

Movie Nights at the Park

Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday Night All Summer Long You can watch a movie at the cinema any old time of year. But in summer, there’s something truly special about cuddling up for a movie outdoors. With just the stars and the distant song of crickets as your fellow audience members, summer movie nights make for magical ... Read More