Taste of Muskegon 2018

Taste of Muskegon 2018

Saturday, June 16



Tasting Tickets: $1 each (available at entrances and throughout park, credit cards accepted at merchandise tent in center of park)

Event Entrances: 3rd & Clay and 4th & Clay. Recommended Parking: 3rd & Morris, Western Ave, Western & 5th, 4th & Shoreline. Handicap Parking: Limited spaces, 4th Street between Western & Clay. 

Visit https://www.tasteofmuskegon.org/ for more vendor/menu information!


Ride United -8-10amPresented by United Way of the LakeshoreThe 100-mile riders start at 8:00 am in front of the Culinary Institute of Michigan (corner of Clay and 3rd in downtown Muskegon), followed by the 25 and 50-mile riders at 9:00 am.

Yoga in the Park - 8-11am. 

8-8:45am - Rootdown

9-9:45am - Blue Horizons Wellness - gentle yoga

10-10:45am - Muskegon Yoga Center - all levels yoga

Bring a mat or towel, a bottle of water and a sense of zen. Beginner to expert. Free!

Farmers Market with Kitchen 242 - 11am-9pm. Grab a taste of summer with a slice of watermelon from the Muskegon Farmers Market and check out demonstrations with Kitchen 242. Proceeds from demos and watermelon support the Farmers Market.

Taste Vendors Start Serving - 11am-9pm.​ The second day of some of the best food in Muskegon is ready to compete for the coveted plate award.

Kids' Zone Bounce Houses - 11am-9pm​. The Kid's Zone will be hopping at the Taste!  The Salvation Army will have four bounce houses for our youngest attendees to enjoy! For a $5.00 donation, kids can jump and flip their day away in a supervised setting. All donations stay local assisting Muskegon families with food, shelter and utility assistance. 

Noah's Project - 11am-9pm​. Decorate bags for to send home with a cat or dog's new fur-ever family. Dogs and cats will join the party to help inspire your art. Noah's Project is a no-kill animal shelter.

Kids' Safety Saturday - 11am-9pm. Explore Muskegon Heights’ fire trucks, the fire smoke house, Pro Med’s ambulance and Muskegon County Sheriff’s operations vehicle and meet the K-9 unit. Take part in Michigan Child ID program (Noon-5pm) and Lion’s Project KidSight (11am-4pm). 

Face paint and Caricature - 11am-9pm​. For 5 tickets take on a new look with face paint or have your portrait take on a bit of whimsy with a caricature drawing.

Team Tent - 11am-6pm​

11am - 1pm - Jack, mascot for the Muskegon Lumberjacks

Noon - 2pm - West Michigan Ironmen & Sparks

4- 6pm - West Michigan Lake Hawks

Learn to Luge - 11am - 9pm. The Muskegon Winter Sports Complex brings a Taste of the Winter Olympics to our summer with a 200-foot luge. Are you brave enough to try it?

Beer Garden - 11am-9pm​. Presented by Tyler SalesEnjoy local craft beer and Budweiser products in a 21 and older beer garden. Lounge, play games and have a fun with friends.

Local Beer Competition - 11am-4pm​. Presented by Tyler SalesYou be the judge with a flight of IPA, dark beer or seasonal from local brewers Pigeon HillUnrulyFetch and Grand Armory. Sample 1 ticket, Flights 4 tickets.

Meet the Animals - 3-5pm. The petting zoo is rolling into town. Get to know all sorts of critters from alpaca to a unicorn. Obviously, this is going to take a little magic so be prepare for an awesome experience. 

Taste of Muskegon Awards - 4-4:30pm Food Vendor Awards, 4:30-5pm Local Beer Awards. Be there when the best of Muskegon is honored with the coveted Taste Plate Award. Did your favorite dish make the grade?

The Electric Red - 5-6:30pm. The Electric Red is from West Michigan and specializes in 90's and pop/rock music. Celebrate the age of wearing flannel shirts, combat boots with shorts and not showering...but seriously, it's 2018, please shower.

Let There Be Rock - 7pm-9pm​. Intense energy and that highly recognizable sound will take you back to a simpler time of big hair and bolder rock and roll. You'll be thunderstruck by this early AC/DC tribute band.

Event Properties

Event Date 06-16-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date 06-16-2018 9:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Tasting Tickets: $1 each
Downtown Muskegon
425 W Western Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440, USA
Downtown Muskegon
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