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Pure Ludington Can Beat Your Winter Blues Posted on 01/04/2019
If you have a case of the Winter blues, Pure Ludington has the answer for you! Ludington is an incredible mecca for people who looking for adventure and fun ways to enjoy the winter season. Outdoor Activities Snowshoeing is one way to get out of the house, get some exercise, and beat the winter doldrums. The Ludington State Park is the perfect place to try this, where snowshoes and trails are plenty. There are even lantern-lit snowshoe hikes on Saturday evenings during the months of January and February. Join other outdoor enthusiasts on this ¾-mile groomed, snowy trail, guid...
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Caffeine Crawl? Coffee Crawl? Whatever you name it, Pure Ludington Hosts Posted on 01/04/2019
Need a little pep in your step? Or maybe just some time away with free Wifi? Try a Coffee Crawl in Ludington! This self-guided tour is perfect for any season, but it’s an especially enjoyable way to warm up and spend time with friends in the winter. Here are some of our favorite spots in Pure Ludington. Follow the trail and sample a bit of coffee and eats at each place for a delightful day. If you’re not a coffee drinker, we’ve provided an alternative drink for each: HumaniTea Tea & Artisan Gift Shop, 127 S. James St. This local shop is known for its unique f...
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Pure Ludington’s Music Spots Heat up Winter Nights Posted on 01/02/2019
Looking for a place to kick up your heels and stay warm on a wintry night? Try one of Pure Ludington’s music hot spots - where local- and Michigan-based bands keep listeners cozy with their melodies -- and friends gathered together make your evenings memorable. The Mitten Bar is a favorite place to meet for eclectic artists. Names like Joshua Davis, All American Funk Parade, Luke Winslow-King, Crane Wives and Benjaman James have come to Ludington to play here. The small atmosphere of the pub lends to its close-knit feel, and many patrons have become members of the exclusive ...
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Miles of Trails Welcome Snowshoers Posted on 12/05/2018
Snowshoeing is a great way to get outdoors in the winter months and a spectacular way to get a glimpse of Pure Ludington scenery. The Ludington State Park boasts of 5,300 acres of land - and while you probably won’t see all of them - the ski and snowshoe trails winding through the property display the beauty of the snow-dusted trees, a rippling river and nearby lake. The state park offers a number of snowshoeing events in January for locals and guests alike - all free of charge. Dress in layers and meet at the warming shelter near the entrance to the park. Feel free to explo...
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Themed Getaway in Pure Ludington Posted on 10/26/2018
While most people probably consider visiting Ludington in the summer and fall months, the late fall/early winter timeframe is a “secret season” that still offer loads of enjoyment for a getaway. Consider a few of these ideas for a nontraditional take on a Ludington weekend. Destination Holiday Do you dread cleaning your home for Thanksgiving? Do you wish you had a bit more space for all of your loved ones? Consider a “destination Thanksgiving” (or Christmas) at the wilderness resort of Barothy Lodge, located 20 miles east of Ludington in Walhalla. This histori...
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Everything You Need to Know about 5th Annual Pure Ludington Brrrewfest Posted on 10/09/2018
Featuring Michigan craft beer, food, live music and festival merchandise, the Pure Ludington Brrrewfest has been a popular winter celebration each year in this lakeshore town. So bundle up, grab your friends and head downtown to do some beer tasting, Saturday, January 26 in Rotary Park! Here, you will be able to sample from up to 100 different brews, wines and meads from 25 Michigan crafters. Wondering of your favorite brewers will be there? Check out the list of brewers here. Save money by buying your tickets early! Tickets are available online through January 25 for $25. A ticket inclu...
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Make it a Ludington, Michigan New Year Celebration Posted on 10/09/2018
5-4-3-2-1! Start the New Year out right: Spend the evening with merry friends, a dramatic ball drop and mind-blowing fireworks to usher in 2019! Here’s a countdown of the Top 5 reasons to celebrate the New Year in Ludington: 5. Balloon Drop at Sandcastles Children’s Museum A pajama party at Sandcastles Children’s Museum will be complete with crafts, face-painting and ice cream sundaes. (5-8  p.m.) The event culminates with an impressive balloon drop to ring in the New Year for little ones, who cannot stay awake until midnight. Enjoy snacks, music and more! ...
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Holiday Festivities in Downtown Ludington Posted on 10/08/2018
  Holiday spirit fills the air, as Pure Ludington hosts a number of spectacular events in preparation for Christmas. Greet Santa, attend a parade, and enjoy a hot chocolate, as you seek out that perfect gift for a loved one at one of our downtown locations. Here is a run-down of Ludington’s top holiday events, coming soon: 1. Small Business Saturday, November 24, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Shop our local businesses and save this holiday season. Stores will be open for additional hours, offering superb holiday specials for your gift-giving this Christmas season. Downtown business...
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Top 10 Reasons to Celebrate Halloween in Ludington Posted on 10/05/2018
Costumes! Candy! Tricks and treats! Here is a list of Halloween events sure to provide thrills for kids of all ages in Pure Ludington: 1. Spooky Trick-or-Treat at White Pine Village, Saturday, October 20 The historic grounds of White Pine Village turn into a wonderfully spooky place for the Halloween holiday, promoting fun for the whole family. This is an especially great event for small children, as they may make their way through the old-fashioned buildings of the village, filling their sacks with treats, from 3-6 p.m. 2. Haunted Hayrides at Cartier Park, Saturday, October 20 ...
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Celebrate Fall with Octoberfest Posted on 09/10/2018
Usher in the fall season with a weekend of craft beer, chili and family activities in downtown Ludington. Octoberfest kicks off on Friday, Sept. 28 with Pub Crawl Games, and festivities that will last throughout the weekend at this craft beer and music festival. Pub Crawl Games will launch the event with 4-7 p.m. registration at Ludington Bay Brewing Co. The games begin at 5 p.m., and participants must return their maps to The Mitten Bar by 9 p.m. for a chance to win prizes. We want to warn you, that these are not your average games; they are minute-to-win-it style. Add a few beverages...
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