Exterior windows of DeVos Place
DeVos Place at night
Inside the DeVos Place
Inside the foyer
Looking up at the atrium
Landscaping outside the DeVos Place
Looking up at the DeVos Place exterior
Sunset falling on DeVos Place
DeVos Place exterior

Cottage and Lakefront Living Show


2018 Cottage & Lakefront Living Show

West Michigan’s only Show that’s completely devoted to the Cottage Lifestyle!


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


Dates & Times:

Friday, March 23  Noon- 9:00 PM

Saturday, March 24  10:00 AM- 9:00 PM

Sunday, March 25  11:00-5:00 PM



Adults: $10.00

Multi-Day Ticket: $16.00

Children (6-14): $4.00

5 & Under: Free


Hundreds of exhibitors!  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.


Check out all types of boats, personal watercrafts, SUPs, kayaks, canoes, plus gear for your favorite tow sports  -- everything you need for more fun on the water!


Valuable seminars  led by respected experts all weekend on  Mushroom Hunting, Cottage Succession Planning, Renting your Vacation Home (Pros and Cons), Finding the perfect Michigan Cottage Rental, and many more.


Great finds abound at this year's Cottage Fine Art Show, an art fair featuring Michigan artists, and the Lakefront Marketplace, a treasure trove of unique and specialty gift items and accessories!


Come learn from professional sand sculptors Janet and Kirk Schrader aka The Sandpirates, working on "The Beach" all weekend.  They'll be building a fantastic giant castle throughout the weekend -- and kids can “Storm the Castle” on Sunday!


Join us for The Dock Party, sponsored by New Holland Brewing Company's Xtra Time beer, Friday and Saturday nights from 5:30 -8:30pm.  Come hear live music with Alistair Beerens on Friday and Sam Corbin on Saturday.  Grab a lemonade, beer, or something stronger, and enjoy!


What's better than ice cream?  FREE  Ice Cream at the Beach on  Friday from 3 - 5pm. Come get Country Dairy ice cream, put your toes in the sand, and enjoy!


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 the Water & Woods Photography ContestEnter online for your chance to win a pair of Adirondack chairs from Countryview Furniture!   Entries must be submitted by March 18, 11:59pm.


Watch Artists and Artisans at Work.  Wooden boat builders and other artists will be creating works of art right at  the show, every day!  Plus, the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association hosts an incredible display of beautifully restored vintage canoes.


24-Hour Info: 1-800-328-6550 or www.GRCottageShow.com.