Cottage & Lakefront Living Show - Grand Rapids
March 24-26, 2023

2022 Cottage & Lakefront Living Show Fact Sheet

2022 Cottage & Lakefront Living Show Fact Sheet

For Immediate Release

Contact:  Andrew Alt, Publicist (616) 238-8665
Mike Wilbraham, Show Producer
Dawn Baker, Show Manager
(616) 447-2860 |


2022 Cottage & Lakefront Living Show Fact Sheet


Location:              DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Dates & Times Admission
Friday,  March  25 | Noon – 9 pm
Saturday, March 26 | 10 am  – 8 pm
Sunday, March 27 | 11 am – 5 pm
Adults:  $12.00
Children (6-14):  $5.00
5 & Under: Free

Advance Online Opening Day Ticket: $10 (not available after 12am on 3/24)

Buy tickets online at for touchless ticketing and entry to the show!

This is West Michigan’s only show completely devoted to the Cottage Lifestyle!

All the best exhibitors!  We cover every aspect of life on the water:  Cottage and lakefront home builders;  realtors; seawalls, docks, and lifts; indoor and outdoor cottage-style furnishings; security systems, landscapers, cottage maintenance and service companies, and improvement and remodeling companies.

Explore everything you need for more fun on the water!  Check out the latest in motor, paddle, and tow sports!

Tour the cabin on the show floor built  by Brookside Cabins!

Valuable seminars  led by respected experts all weekend on topics including Rentals, Succession Planning, Searching for aVacation Home, making a Beach Brunch,Cottage Decor Tips, and  more.

Shop the Lakefront Marketplace, a treasure trove of unique and specialty gift items and accessories.  Take a piece of the cottage home with you!  Plus, great finds abound at this year’s Cottage Art Show, an art fair featuring local and regional artists who work with wood, metal, and natural materials.

Watch a master craftsman Phil Engelsman of  Dream Catcher Boatworks repair a hand-built wooden canoe! Phil will also showcase several of his unique and beautiful wooden watercrafts built in previous years at the Cottage and Lakefront Living Show all weekend in his booth.

Browse the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association’s incredible display of beautifully restored antique wooden canoes, and hear the stories behind these works of art.

Hit the beach and learn sand sculpting skills from the best!  Professional  Janet Moore Schrader, aka The Sandpirate, is working at “The Monroe St. Beach” all weekend. building a fantastic giant castle — and kids can “Storm the Castle” on Sunday afternoon!

Join us for The Dock Party Friday and Saturday nights from 5 -8 pm.  Come hear live music from Brandon Ward on Friday and Jake Stevens on Saturday.  Sample food, grab a lemonade or a specialty cocktail, and enjoy the sights and sounds of summer!

Stop by the Cottage For Sale/For Rent Board to find the perfect vacation spot, or to list your own available property!

A popular tradition returns:  the Water & Woods Photography Contest!  Vote for your favorite from winners of the past 15 years!