Muskegon Lakeshore Home, Garden + Boat Show

First Public Event at VanDyk Mortgage Convention Center

Muskegon, MI – The Muskegon Lakeshore Home, Garden + Boat Show will be the first public event held at the new VanDyk Mortgage Convention Center in downtown Muskegon. The VanDyk Mortgage Convention Center offers additional space to showcase local businesses and also add boating and water sports exhibitors to the show.

“It’s a historic moment for our organization to be the first event in Muskegon’s first convention center,” said Cindy Larsen, president of the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce. “We are looking forward to this becoming an annual event and a great way to celebrate the opening of seasonal related businesses along the lakeshore.”

The show will take place on Friday, April 16 from 4 – 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 17 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Muskegon Lakeshore Home, Garden + Boat Show will feature over 60 exhibitors including everything from home improvement and landscaping to boat dealers and water sports.

Do-It-Yourself and demonstration seminars will be taught by local businesses on both Friday and Saturday. This year’s seminars include floral arranging by Skeeter Parkhouse of Wasserman’s Flowers and Gifts, cooking demonstrations featuring Kaja Thornton-Hunter of Kaja’s Flavor and Corine Rose from Corine’s Cakes and Catering, a painting class from Create.a.frame ART Studio, tips for selling your home by Dirk Stone of Dirk Stone Real Estate Group, boater safety training by Freedom Boat Club, mold remediation by Complete Restoration & Cleaning Services, and how to make selling your home easy by Sherry Zuidema of Verge Realty.

In addition to exhibitors and seminars, the home show will have free flowers from Wasserman’s Flowers and Gifts (while supplies last), plus a 15% off discount for Walker’s Restaurant with a purchase of a show ticket. Preshow tickets are available online now at for $8. Tickets will also be available day of the show for $10. Kids 12 and under are free!

The Muskegon Lakeshore Home, Garden + Boat Show will be taking all necessary precautions to follow COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines to ensure the safety of exhibitors and attendees.