Allegan Area Arts Council was started in 1998 exists to initiate and stimulate interest and participation in the arts for the Allegan area through programming, supporting local artists, promoting public art, and more.
Arts and Eats Tour is a free self-driving tour of Allegan and Barry Counties. Participants get to chat with local artisans in their studios, see working farms, and sample local food from area eateries. Visitors will discover specialty food crops, fiber products, and heritage animals. The tour explores rural areas, forests, and towns via back roads, and out-of-the-way places.
Allegan Annual Art Hop invites people to roam downtown Allegan to see art, hear music, and drink hot chocolate every December.
Allegan County Fair is one of Michigan’s most popular county fairs with live performances, animals, a historic village, antiques, agricultural activities, and much more.
The Allegan Antiques Market hosts over 400 exhibitors and offers a large variety of antiques and collectibles with many specializing in glass, pottery, china, primitives, advertising, vintage jewelry, sport and fishing, furniture, and more.
Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency is located in Saugatuck and offers a wide range of opportunities for artists at all stages in their career. The organization offers year-round programs that cater to degree-seeking students, professional artists, and those new to the field.
Arts and Eats Tour is a free self-driving tour of Allegan and Barry Counties and the surrounding rural region. Participants get to chat with local artisans in their studios, see working farms featuring specialty food crops, fiber, and heritage animals and sample that local food from at area eateries. The tour explores rural areas, forests, and towns via back roads and out-of-the-way places.
National Blueberry Festival is held in August and has drawn visitors for over 50 years with food, basketball, wine, yoga, live music, lots of blueberries, and more.
Saugatuck Center for the Arts organizes exhibits, stage performances, workshops, a farmers market, and more.
Gun Lake Casino